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Do I need an app-id to do any API interfacing?

I am hoping to create a script that gets content from other company systems and updates dozuki with the content but am running into verification issues because I do not have an app-id. In order to do any API interfacing must I first acquire an app-id?

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I've since discovered the answer to be No. The authToken will work for validation for most API tasks. Here is a sample for implementing this in java-script as a test.

  • Log into your dozuki site.
  • Go to (your-url)
  • copy the authToken

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  • use it in the following javascript code
var userToken = 'Paste authToken Here';
var url = 'your_url';

function checkToken(){
    userToken = document.getElementById('token').value;

    var xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
    xmlhttp.onreadystatechange = function() {
        if (xmlhttp.readyState == 4 && xmlhttp.status == 200) {
            document.getElementById('demo').innerHTML = "Token Approved!"
            document.getElementById('demo').innerHTML = "Token Denied"
    }"GET",url+"/api/2.0/user", true);
    xmlhttp.setRequestHeader('Authorization','api '+userToken);

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