Api Reference > Authentication

Authentication

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Authentication

For Requests needed Authentication you have to add the Authentication header. The value must be on of your API Token. You can crete these tokens in the app in the API section.

Headers:

Key Value Description
Authorization Api Access Token You can create these in your dashboard

Rate Limiting

For requests using Authentication, you can make up to 3600 requests per hour. Authenticated requests are associated with the authenticated user.

For unauthenticated requests, the rate limit allows for up to 60 requests per hour. Unauthenticated requests are associated with the originating IP address, and not the user making requests.

The returned HTTP headers of any API request show your current rate limit status:

curl -i https://api.looper.works/v1/webhooks
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2017 17:27:06 GMT
Status: 200 OK
X-RateLimit-Limit: 60
X-RateLimit-Remaining: 56
X-RateLimit-Reset: 1372700873