You need an API key to access your GetResponse web services. The official GetResponse website is designed to allow easy navigation by its users. You can easily get it in your GetResponse account under the integrations & API then selecting API.
GetResponse recently released API 3.0 to help you to have more power with using new methods. However, those who chose to stick to older versions will not be interrupted with the upgrade.
An upgrade is however recommended for users who need an enhanced experience. Some of the functionalities offered by GetResponse include managing campaigns, gathering statistics, newsletters, analytics, autoresponders and surveys to help you grow your achieve your goals.
Getting Your GetResponse API
Getting your GetResponse API is a simple process. The first step to getting your GetResponse API is to log in to your GetResponse account. From your account you can easily get your API key by simply navigating the site in four simple steps.
- In the account on your left click on the autofunnel and a menu will drop down
- On the drop down click on integrations and API and you’ll open the integration center
- On your left click on API
- Click on ‘Generate API Key’- you’ll be prompted to name your key to help you easily identify it.
After naming your API key the system will automatically generate your API key with its name on top. You can copy and paste the API key and paste it on your web integrations. It is recommended that you use an API name that enables you to easily keep track of all the API Keys you generate.
GetResponse API Endpont
GetResponse API endpoint is the same for all retail users across the platform. The base url looks like this https://api.getresponse.com/v3. The last part of the endpoint is usually the version number for instance the most recent update’s version number is V3. For this reason, GetResponse users have different API endpoints depending on the version.
GetResponse has indicated in its official communication that the future versions will be more stable putting into consideration backward compatibility.
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For Enterprise platform users, the API endpoint looks different. An Enterprise platform user who wants to connect to the API via url must contact the manager for assistance on which API to pick. There are two options:
All the information sent to the API must be authenticated for example the authentication header must contain similar information as your API key. Unused API keys always expire after 90 days for security purposes. However, when an API key expires a user is free to create a new API. If you want to know more about this platform and where they are located check out this article.