Chuck Norris Jokes Api - JSON API for random Chuck Norris jokes

chucknorris.io is a free JSON API for hand curated Chuck Norris facts. Read more

Usage

Retrieve a random chuck joke in JSON format.

https://api.chucknorris.io/jokes/random

Example response:

        
            {
"icon_url" : "https://assets.chucknorris.host/img/avatar/chuck-norris.png",
"id" : "LJatOwobSgiVd57y3Scj_g",
"url" : "http://api.chucknorris.io/jokes/LJatOwobSgiVd57y3Scj_g"
"value" : "When Chuck Norris was 9 he was out trick or treating and ran into Freddy Kruger. Chuck kicked the crap out of Freddy then took his candy."
}
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Retrieve a random chuck norris joke from a given category.

https://api.chucknorris.io/jokes/random?category={category}

Retrieve a list of available categories.

https://api.chucknorris.io/jokes/categories

Free text search.

https://api.chucknorris.io/jokes/search?query={query}

Slack integration

The Chuck Norris app existed even before slack existed. Start retrieving random Chuck Norris facts by just typing /chuck into your slack console.

Additionally you can type /chuck {category_name} to get a random joke from a given category. Type /chuck -cat to show a list of all available categories.

You can also try the free text search by sending /chuck ? {search_term}.

Fool your coworkers by personalizing your Chuck Facts with /chuck @{user_name}.

Add to Slack

Installation takes just 1 minute!

Help: From within slack, you can just type /chuck help for some extra information on how to use the app.

Facebook Messenger

The Chuck Norris app is also on Facebook Messenger. Click the Message Us button below to start a conversation.

You can simply ask a random joke by typing hi, tell me a joke. To get help to get started type help.

Contact: Feel free to tweet ideas, suggestions, help requests and similar to @matchilling or drop me a line at [email protected]

Privacy: The app was a weekend project and is just fun. All we're storing are team and user ids and the appropriate OAuth tokens. This allows you to post these awesome Chuck Norris facts on slack on the appropriate channel. Our applications is hosted on https://aws.amazon.com/privacy. We use a secure connection between slack servers and aws. We anonymously keep track of two data points; the total number of teams and unique users. None of the data will ever be shared, except for maybe some anonymous statistics in the future.