Authentication for the GatherContent API works by providing an API key that you can generate from your account settings. This API key is unique and should be kept secret, so make sure you keep it somewhere safe! 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 your access tokens:

All requests made to the API must be authenticated.

Once you have your API key generated, jump into the next section where we’ll show you how you can retrieve the user’s details using the /me endpoint of the API.

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