Authentication for the GatherContent API works by providing an API key that you can generate from your Personal Settings. This API key is unique and should be kept secret, so make sure you store it in a safe place! The authentication method uses HTTP Basic Auth, and all requests must be made using the HTTPS protocol.

To generate your API key, you can visit your Personal Settings, like so:


In the API section, you can generate and manage your API keys:



Tip: When testing the API in these docs, your username refers to the email address used to log into GatherContent, and the password is the API key that you generate.