Our API key is a required and unique identifier you'll need to authenticate requests associated with your project. Use this simple guide to get your API key fast.
- An account at ATS Anywhere
In the Account Details menu of the ATS Anywhere dashboard (in the upper right), go to the Integrate menu for API Access. Then select the API Access button.
The API Access screen will help you generate a new API key for your site, as shown below.
Be sure to store your key and password in a safe place. In this example, we will save our credentials to new collection in Postman.
After opening Postman, click the button circled below in green to create a new collection.
A new window should pop up asking you to name your collection. Use a name you feel is appropriate.
Now navigate over to the Authorization tab. You should choose Basic Auth under the dropdown labeled Type. Add your API Key under Username, and your API Password under Password. Your Authorization Tab should look like so:
Let's make a simple request that retrieves all jobs under your account.
Create a new request under your collection that contains your API credentials. Name it whatever you like, the example below simply calls it Get Jobs.
Open up your browser and navigate to your dashboard or settings. Copy the base URL of your account. This is the web address without the path. In the this tutorial, we will use https://sampleco.applicant-tracking.com as an example.
Paste the base URL into the request address. Add
/api/v1/jobs to specify requesting the jobs via API.
Now you're all good to make a request! You should see a response returned in the form of JSON.
Reach out to ATS Anywhere Support if you need some help generating an API key for your team.
Updated almost 3 years ago