# Getting Started
This is a general, step-by-step guide for getting started with the Classpert API. For more details, please read the API Documentation
# Login to User Account
# Prove your Provider's Domain Ownership at the Developer Dashboard
A Provider is a verified website where your Courses are hosted.
To add new websites to your account, please visit the Classpert Dashboard (opens new window)
For more information, please read the Dashboard Documentation Page;
# Retrieve your API Key
Once you have successfully registered you Provider's Domain Ownership, an API Key will be generated for your User Account.
Please remember that the API Key will only be shown to you once. If the API Key is lost, there is no way to retrieve it, and a new one must be generated.
Example API Key:
For more information on Classpert's API Keys, please read the API Keys Documentation Page
# Test your API Key
Once your API Key is generated, test it with a simple GET request on the Providers API, including your API Key in the
curl 'https://api.classpert.com/developer/v1/providers' \ -H 'X-Api-Key: 2DG13IFKQQWDhxE5qc0rgw.SH6VJJelRIWSENihKwAKIwVQGVHNLvSW-_Ii2x6-75KgO70MIJyXSBGnXr1Qt8iESgcFdzlZxjT4m0dgE4BPtAdA'
The above call will return all the Providers belonging to the API Key's User Account.