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How to generate an API key

May 13, 2022

Here's a quick brush-up on why API keys are important:

The Application Programming Interface key (API key) is a code used to identify and authenticate an application or user. API keys are available through platforms, such as a white-labeled internal marketplace. They also act as a unique identifier and provide a secret token for authentication purposes. [source]

This API key will be sent in the header section of every API request. All requests must have the following headers set to return a JSON response.

Here's how you can generate the API key for your Hellonext organization:

  1. You can start by signing into your organisation’s account on Hellonext.

  2. Click on Organization Settings over the left panel, toggle to the Advanced section.

  3. Here, the third item in the list will be an option to Generate the API key.

Here’s a screen recording which will take you through these steps:

Seems rather easy and simple to follow doesn’t it? That’s because it is! Do feel free to reach out to us if any queries should arise! :)