Knowledgebase: Account Related
How Do I Change My Secret Key (API key)?
Posted by on 13 April 2011 11:39 AM

If you suspect that your SECRET KEY has been compromised, you can enable "Full Logging" and see where requests are coming from (the referrer) or verify that you aren't making those requests. In the case that you feel it necessary to change your SECRET KEY, you may follow the instructions below. Don't forget to update your code accordingly!


Locate the Account Security section in the ShrinkTheWeb Dashboard

Click the Manage Security Settings link.
Manage Security Settings


This will take you to the Security form. Here you will find your Access and Secret Keys.Member Profile Edit Security

Enter your new 5 character Secret key in the field provided. It MUST be five (5) characters exactly.

Click the button at the bottom of the page, and be sure to update the code on your site accordingly.

Note: Your Access Key can not be changed. Only the Secret Key can be edited.

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