Fetch Bins API

Using the Fetch Bins API, you could retrieve the records in your Collection by sorting them in an Ascending or Descending order.

This API will only return you the Meta Data of the bins like Bin Id, Created At Timestamp, Private/Public bin etc.




To Fetch the First 10 Bins
To Fetch the rest of the Bins, pass the Last Bin Id you've fetched from the previous GET and pass it in the below URL

Request Type


Request Headers

Below are the list of Accepted Request Headers if you are trying to Attach a Schema Doc to a Collection.

Request Header Value Required
X-Master-Key <API_KEY> Yes
X-Sort-Order <ascending/descending> No
X-Master-Key Required

X-Master-Key is nothing but your Core API Access Key. You will need this Key to access mostly any API end-point on JSONBin. You could find the key on the API Keys page.

X-Sort-Order Optional

You can pass X-Sort-Order in the header and change the sorting order. By default, it will fetch the records in the Descending order.

Code Samples

  • cURL
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • Python 3
  • Ruby
curl -v\
-H "X-Master-key: <YOUR_API_KEY>" \
--request GET \
let req = new XMLHttpRequest();

req.onreadystatechange = () => {
  if (req.readyState == XMLHttpRequest.DONE) {

req.open("GET", "https://api.jsonbin.io/v3/c/<COLLECTION_ID>/bins", true);
req.setRequestHeader("X-Master-Key", "<YOUR_API_KEY>");
import requests
url = 'https://api.jsonbin.io/v3/c/<COLLECTION_ID>/bins' 
headers = {
  'X-Master-Key': '<YOUR_API_KEY>'
data = {}
req = requests.get(url, json=data, headers=headers)
require 'net/http'
require 'json'

uri = URI("https://api.jsonbin.io/v3/c/<COLLECTION_ID>/bins")
res = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, use_ssl: true) do |http|
  req = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri)
  req['X-Master-Key'] = '<YOUR_API_KEY>'

puts res.body

Request Response

Success Status Code: 200
      "snippetMeta": {},
      "private": true,
      "record": "<RECORD_ID>",
      "createdAt": "<DATE_TIME>"
Error Status Code: 400, 401, 403
  "message": "<Error Message>"

For more information on the error codes & errors you might possibly encounter, refer to the below section.

Error Reference

  • 400 Bad Request
  • 401 Unauthorized
  • 403 Forbidden
Invalid Collection Id provided

Check if the Collection Id you've passed in the URL is valid and belongs to your account.

You need to pass X-Master-Key in the header

You'll encounter this error if you are not passing the X-Master-Key header which is required to authenticate your request while creating bins. In-order to fix this, pass the X-Master-Key header with a value of the API Key which you can find on the API Keys page.

Invalid X-Master-Key provided

Check if the X-Master-Key you've provided is valid.

Requests exhausted. Buy additional requests at https://jsonbin.io/pricing

You'll encounter this error if you've consumed all the available requests. You can purchase additional requests.

Collection not found

The Collection you are trying to fetch the Bins from, does not exists or does not belong to your account.

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