Instructions for obtaining OAuth Tokens


BigCommerce Obtaining OAuth Tokens


Importnat: You will need to set scopes to modify.


Obtaining an API Token

To get an API token, use the following steps:

  1. Log into your store's control panel.
  2. Select Advanced Settings.
  3. Select Legacy API Accounts.
  4. Select Create a Legacy API Account.
  5. Enter a Username. Reusing the app's name is a good way to keep track of which account corresponds to which app. After saving, you can use the API credentials listed on this page.
  6. Copy the API Path field's value and paste it into a text editor. You will need this value to authenticate your app.
  7. Copy the API Token field's value and paste it into a text editor. You will need this value to authenticate your app.
  8. Select Save if you're creating or changing the API account.