How to moderate text content with JavaScript?

How to moderate text content with JavaScript?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Text Moderation API in 5 minutes with JavaScript. Eden AI provides an easy and developer-friendly API that allows you to moderate text and detect explicit content.

What is Text Moderation?

Text Moderation API can analyze and filter text-based content for inappropriate or undesirable elements. The main purpose is to help platforms, websites, or applications maintain a safe and suitable environment for their users by identifying and removing content that violates community guidelines, terms of service, or legal requirements.

Text Moderation result on Eden AI

The API typically employs machine learning algorithms and natural language processing (NLP) techniques to evaluate text inputs and classify them into different categories, such as profanity, hate speech, harassment, spam, or explicit content.

Get Started with Text Moderation API using JavaScript

The first step is to set Axios, a promise-based HTTP client for the browser and Node.js, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

How to use Text Moderation API with JavaScript

You are now ready to process text into Eden AI Text Moderation API. You can access the list of languages supported in our documentation here.

1. Get your Text Moderation API Key on Eden AI

To perform Text Moderation, you'll need to create an account on Eden AI for free. Then, you'll be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

2. Let’s moderate text and detect explicit content

Now that you have imported packages on JavaScript and got your API key, you will be able to moderate text. With Eden AI, you can choose from a wide range of engines you want for Text Moderation. You can access the list of Text Moderation providers available on Eden AI directly on our documentation.

For example, we called two different Text Moderation engines. Here is the JS code to configure the request:

Then, you'll need to launch the request and print the result:

Here is an example of a Text Moderation API response:

Benefits of using Text Moderation API with Eden AI

Using Text Moderation with Eden AI API is quick and easy.

Multiple AI engines in one API
Multiple AI engines in one API

Save time and cost

We offer a unified API for all providers: simple and standard to use, with a quick switch between providers and an access to the specific features of each provider.

Easy to integrate

The JSON output format is the same for all suppliers thanks to Eden AI's standardisation work. The response elements are also standardised thanks to Eden AI's powerful matching algorithms.


With Eden AI you have the possibility to integrate a third party platform: we can quickly develop connectors. To go further and customize your Text Moderation request with specific parameters, check out our documentation.

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