Article Rebrandly URL Shortener APIIn this article, you will learn how to generate an API key to use the Rebrandly URL Shortener API.
To register for a free Rebrandly account, go to the Rebrandly site. Then click “Create a new account”.
You’ll be directed to a page that looks like:
You can sign up using your email address or through Twitter, Facebook, or Google. If you register through email, log into your email account and verify your email. If you register using another account, you will be prompted to login to that account.
After you’ve registered, you’ll have access to Rebrandly’s dashboard:
In the top right hand corner is your account icon, click it and a menu will appear:
From the drop down menu, click on “Account settings” and you will see there will be a pop up. Select the tab “API keys” to see:
Click on the button “Generate new API key”. A successful creation will look like:
Wonderful! Now you can use this newly created API key. Please note that your API key is unique to your account so you should keep it safe and do not share it with anyone! However, you can use your API key to interact with the Rebrandly API — think about what you can make!