Family Graph API

Getting started

The Family Graph API provides simple access to the core features and data on The API lets developers create applications using the MyHeritage dataset. It presents a simple, consistent view of the data, with uniform representation of the objects in the graph such as users, sites, trees, individuals, photos and sources; and the connections between them including site memberships, family relationships and photo tags.

The Family Graph API is based on the REST architecture and all API calls return JSON objects.

The API currently supports reading information and does not yet support adding, editing and deleting information. These capabilities will be added in the very near future.

Every object in the Family Graph has a unique ID. You can access the properties of an object by requesting it, e.g.


Sample developer

The ID of the sample developer user is user-10, so you can access this object at (open in browser)