query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com stopped working: Why these service shutdown?

query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com stopped working: Why these service shutdown?

According to report, query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com is not working at the moment. Many users want the genuine reasons behind the service stopped suddenly. Have both the services retired from Yahoo? asked by numerous users. For those who are not aware, Yahoo! Query Language (YQL) is an SQL-like query language created by Yahoo as part of their developer network. It is designed to retrieve and manipulate data from APIs through a single web interface, thus allowing mashups that enable the developer to create their own software. Now comes on matter, why both these service has stopped working altogether. Lets’ have a look at official announcement of Yahoo.

Official announcement by Yahoo Developer Network: yahooapis.com websites down

The company has been officially announced that Yahoo services such as query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com have been retired. If you are web developer who uses YQL (Yahoo! Query Language), then it is bad news for you because both these services have completely stopped by Yahoo. Here, what the Y! Developer Network said on the matter:

On Jan. 3, 2019, YQL service at http://query.yahooapis.com will be retired. YQL based services that use http://query.yahooapis.com , including users of http://datatables.org , will no longer operate. Yahoo Weather API users see the tweet below for info about continuing your service

On Jan. 3, 2019, the http://weather.yahooapis.com and http://query.yahooapis.com for Yahoo Weather API will be retired. Contact [email protected] for credentials for the free Yahoo Weather API service at https://weather-ydn-yql.media.yahoo.com/forecastrss

The Company has also stopped “Yahoo Classic Mail” earlier

Starting January 31, 2019, the Classic version of Yahoo Mail will no longer be available. At that time, you’ll be upgraded to the latest version of Yahoo Mail or Basic Mail, depending on your browser’s compatibility

Actually, Yahoo Company hasn’t said any sentence behind these service shutdowns. We are researching on the matter “query.yahooapis.com not working” deeply and we will definitely post an update, if it will come in future. For any suggestions and queries, please write on comment box given below.