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AYLIEN Text Analysis

The Qlik AYLIEN Text Analysis connector uses the AYLIEN Text Analysis API to provide insight on the sentiment of a body of text and to summarize it into key sentences.

Information noteThis AYLIEN Text Analysis connector is only available in Qlik Sense SaaS. For the client managed version, see Qlik Web Connectors: AYLIEN Text Analysis.

Supported offerings

  • Qlik Sense Business
  • Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS

Ways to access your data

To access your AYLIEN Text Analysis data, you need to authenticate the connector with your AYLIEN Text Analysis account credentials. After you create a new connection and select AYLIEN Text Analysis as your data source, you need to enter the app id and app key credentials from your AYLIEN Text Analysis account. You also need to choose the maximum amount of API calls made per minute, based on the subscription plan you hold with AYLIEN.

Creating a data source connection

Loading data from tables

After you authenticate the connector with your account credentials, you can use the following tables to select and load data: 

Tables that can be loaded
Table Description
Sentiment Extracts the sentiment from a piece of text, such as a tweet, a review, or an article.
SummarizeText Provides an easy way of summarizing a document, such as a news article or blog post, into a few key sentences.
SummarizeUrl Summarizes the content of a web page into a few key sentences.

To select and load data from a table, enter the required table parameters and click Preview data. Required parameters are marked with an asterisk (*). The table fields are displayed under the Data preview tab. You can select fields individually by selecting the box beside each field name. Select Insert script after you have made your selection.

Creating a connection and selecting data

Working with the AYLIEN Text Analysis API quota limits

The Qlik Web Connectors use the AYLIEN Text Analysis API to extract data from AYLIEN and load it into your Qlik Sense app. While reloading your AYLIEN-based app, you might receive an error message that the connector has reached the AYLIEN Text Analysis API rate limit and that all subsequent API calls will fail until the connector falls back under the throttling limit. If you receive this error message, then you have exceeded one of the API rate limits.

Reference - AYLIEN Text Analysis documentation

You can refer to the AYLIEN Text Analysis API documentation to learn more about the requirements and restrictions imposed by the AYLIEN Text Analysis API v1.0.


You receive an error message that you have reached the API rate limit

Possible cause

You have exceeded the API limits that are imposed by your AYLIEN Text Analysis API app key.

Proposed action

To reduce the impact of reaching the API rate limits, develop your app with the following in mind:

  • Extract only the data you need.
  • Reload one AYLIEN-based application at a time.
  • Ensure that loops in your script that make API calls will not result in infinite loops.
Tip noteWhen creating your AYLIEN Text Analysis data connection, ensure that you chose the correct maximum API calls per minute for your AYLIEN subscription plan.