How can I view what data is returned by an API? How can I test an API using my web browser?

In order to view the data provided by an API or test it using this developer portal, follow the steps below.

Get the Consumer Key and Secret

  1. Browse the documentation of the available APIs to help you select one
  2. Register your application
  3. Depending on the API you request access to, the approval may take a couple of days or be automatic
  4. Go to My Apps and click on the application you just registered
  5. Copy the "Consumer Key" and "Consumer Secret" for use in the section below (as client id and client secret respectively)

Make the API call

  1. Use the client id (consumer key) and client key (consumer secret) from the steps above to get an access token.
    1. Select the OAuth2 API.
    2. Click on the "getAccesToken" method 
    3. Enter "client_credentials" under grant type
    4. Enter the client id (consumer key) and client key (consumer secret) from your registered application
    5. Click on the "Send this request" button
    6. View the response and save the "access_token" value
  2. Use the access token to make API calls
    1. Select the API corresponding to the product that you registered for.
    2. Select a method to test
    3. Enter "Bearer XXXX" under the Authorization header, where XXX is the access token
    4. Enter any required query parameters or url parameters
    5. Click on the "Send this request" button