Add or remove an API key

Learn how to add or remove an API key. You must have the Account Owner or IT Support user role to access these settings. 

You must be a verified WhosOnLocation user to make API requests. This is an SSL-only API and is authenticated using basic authentication. The authenticate header takes the API key as the username and the password is not used.

Add an API key

To add an API key:

  1. Go to Tools > Account.
  2. Select API from the menu on the left side.
  3. Click Add Key.

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  4. Select any data limits. 
  5. Accept the API Terms of Use, then click Generate Key.

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  6. Click Close this Message to return to the API Management screen. 
Multiple keys can be active at the same time. To add another key, click Add Another on the API Management screen.

Delete an API key

Deleting an API key deactivates it permanently. To delete one: 

  1. Go to Tools > Account.
  2. Select API from the menu on the left side.
  3. Click Remove Key.
  4. Click Remove to confirm.
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