Getting Started

Quick start guide to Chainbase API! Learn how to create an Chainbase key, make your first request!

Getting started

This guide assumes you already have a Chainbase account and access to our Dashboard.

1. Create an API Key

To use Chainbase API service, you need an API key to authenticate your requests. You can create API keys from the dashboard.

First, navigate to the "Dashboard" tab.

Click the "New Project" button from the Projects section. Fill in the details to create a new project.

Then, get the API key from any project in the listing.

2. Make a request

To access the Chainbase API service, you need to fill your API key obtained into the HTTP header to authenticate your request:

curl -X GET '<ENDPOINT>'  
     -H 'X-API-KEY: <YOUR-API-KEY>'  
     -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

3. Start building!

Don't know where to start? Check out these four tutorials to get more familiar with Chainbase API: