The Twilio REST API allows you to query meta-data about your account, phone numbers, calls, text messages, and recordings. You can also do some fancy things like initiate outbound calls and send text messages.
All URLs referenced in the documentation have the following base:
The Twilio REST API is served over HTTPS. To ensure data privacy, unencrypted HTTP is not supported.
HTTP requests to the REST API are protected with HTTP Basic authentication. To learn more about how Twilio handles authentication, please refer to our security documentation. In short, you will use your Twilio account SID as the username and your auth token as the password for HTTP Basic authentication.
curl -G https://api.twilio.com/2010-04-01/Accounts \ -u '[YOUR ACCOUNT SID]:[YOUR AUTH TOKEN]'
You can find your account SID and auth token on your dashboard.
Twilio Accounts have the following subresources. Click on a link to read the API documentation for accessing or modifying each resource.