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This section contains documentation specific to requesting and managing API keys.

Overview

API keys are unique alphanumeric values used to identify an application making API requests. API keys allow us to provide API usage metrics and allow our clients to control access to their data at any time.

In the example below, 84yf8i394hg8e4h3idnmdifvu3n is an API key.

  GET /psi/v1/data HTTP/1.1
  Host: stg.api.bazaarvoice.com
  X-Bazaarvoice-Passkey: 84yf8i394hg8e4h3idnmdifvu3n
  X-Bazaarvoice-Signature: f9738e351cb8269b67819
  X-Bazaarvoice-Timestamp: 1502818736645

To use the Product Sentiment Insights API a developer must request an API key, which will be issued in a pending state until the key has been approved. This process is summarized below:

  1. Developer requests keys through the portal
  2. Client key administrator enables or disables keys using the Key Management Dashboard via the Bazaarvoice Client Portal

Section contents

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Related resources

Refer to these resources for additional information related to API key access and management.