BigCommerce - Gathering API Credentials

In order to enable API Access, the following credentials must be gathered:
     
  • Store URL (API Path)
  • API Username (Username)
  • API Password (Token)

Gathering API Credentials

In order to gather the API credentials, follow these steps:
   
  1. From BigCommerce Dashboard, click on Advanced Settings


     

  2. Click Legacy API Accounts


     

  3. Click on Create a Legacy API Account


     

  4. Enter a Username for the new user account. The API Path and API Token are already filled for you. Don't forget to save the new user.


     

  5. Retain the Username, this is the API Username. Retain the API Path, this the Store URL. Retain the API Token, this is the API Password.

  6. Click on Save. The API user is created on BigCommerce.



Note: Do not click Generate New Token unless you want to revoke access in the future.