We have two different types of API authentication dependant on where you’re integrating with Paddle. You will see both types referred to in this documentation, we’ve provided a description of each (and where to find them) below.
If you’re using the Paddle SDK for Mac or Windows, you’ll be using the
These values are specific to each application you use with the SDK. You are given these values on the ‘Release Checklist’ when you are prompted to integrate the SDK.
Alternatively, if your product is already released navigate to the ‘Products’ page, click the ‘SDK’ drop-down menu next to the product and click ‘SDK Values’ to see your API key, Product and Vendor IDs.
If you’re using the Paddle HTTP API (or one of our client libraries), you need to create an ‘auth token’ from within your Paddle account.
To create an auth token, navigate to your ‘Account Settings’ page and click the ‘Integrations’ tab.
Use the ‘Generate API Key’ form at the bottom to create an API key to use with the API. You can revoke these keys at any time and create new ones.