How to sign up for GuideStar Sandbox APIs

Document created by JackCowardin Administrator on May 31, 2017Last modified by JackCowardin Administrator on May 31, 2017
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Go to www.guidestar.org

 

  1. If you have not registered at GuideStar, register for free to create an account.
  2. Login to the site.  
  3. At the top of the page, click on Products in the top line menu.
  4. Under Platform Solutions, click on GuideStar APIs on the lower right..
  5. At the bottom of the page, select the desired Sandbox API’s using the Try For Free Buttons (one at a time).
  6. Complete the online ordering process.by clicking the Secure Checkout  button.
  7. Complete the  Account Information page, and click continue.
  8. Check the box labeled "I accept the Sandbox Charity Check API agreement",  then click Complete Order.
  9. Record your authentication key (something like '99627703e3a649a98e371c4110953ads').
  10. To add more, return to the page at GuideStar APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and repeat steps 5 - 9.
  11. Log out of the GuideStar main site after you finish, then log back in.

 

At this point, you will have access to the selected API’s.  

 

Go to GuideStar API Sandbox for details on the API use, example API calls, and software examples at the bottom of the page. 

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