{"_id":"55819c77a5474a0d00d945dd","project":"543de77431ca981a00a700ec","version":{"_id":"55819c76a5474a0d00d945db","__v":6,"project":"543de77431ca981a00a700ec","forked_from":"543de77431ca981a00a700ef","createdAt":"2015-06-17T16:12:38.031Z","releaseDate":"2015-06-17T16:12:38.031Z","categories":["55819c76a5474a0d00d945dc","55883498b3bcf52b00513212","5591ad23c671980d00543dd7","5591adfa342e980d006db03b","5591ae005781ae0d00236737","5595b4c4f4437019002888fb"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":true,"codename":"","version_clean":"2.0.0","version":"2.0"},"user":"543de7235e8ddb0800026760","__v":20,"category":{"_id":"55819c76a5474a0d00d945dc","version":"55819c76a5474a0d00d945db","pages":["55819c77a5474a0d00d945dd","55819c77a5474a0d00d945de","5588343ff348d60d00686205","5588344fb3bcf52b00513210","5588347beb5f2421003f9a3f","558834aaf348d60d0068620b","55888a2f8cb9c30d00b1effe","5591ad2cc671980d00543dd8","55947b6e35f5671700942e7d","5595b14ff4437019002888f0","5595b171608ea43900d8882c","55ad1fa818eefd0d0071d68c"],"project":"543de77431ca981a00a700ec","__v":11,"sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2014-10-15T03:18:12.343Z","from_sync":false,"order":0,"slug":"documentation","title":"Documentation"},"updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2014-10-15T03:18:12.384Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","githubsync":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","auth":"never","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":2,"body":"There are two versions of the Funding Circle API. For each version you will get access by going to the API Management page and generating either an Access token (v1) , or, an API ID and Password (v2). \n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/rL5Zmbv3TGOcdjIfYk8z_Screen%20Shot%202015-06-29%20at%201.54.27%20PM.png\",\n        \"Screen Shot 2015-06-29 at 1.54.27 PM.png\",\n        \"386\",\n        \"250\",\n        \"#1271bb\",\n        \"\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"info\",\n  \"body\": \"Each account has a different API Identifier and password. For example, if you have multiple accounts with Funding Circle (regardless of the type of account) you will NOT be able to use the same session token for all of the accounts. Instead, you will need to generate an API ID and Password (or access token) for each account.\",\n  \"title\": \"Working with Multiple Accounts\"\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"Authenticating with Version 2\"\n}\n[/block]\nFunding Circle uses session based token authentication for users to connect to our API.  To begin using the API you will need to login using the API ID and Password that you have received from the API Management section of the investor portal [(sandbox link)](https://investor-portal.fcstaging.us/us/investors/oauth/applications) [(production link)](https://investor-portal.fundingcircle.us/us/investors/oauth/applications). \n\nFor more information check out the [Version 2 page here](http://developers.fundingcircle.us/v2.0/docs/version-2)\n\n\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"[DEPRECATED] - Authenticating with Version 1\"\n}\n[/block]\nThe old version of our API uses a persistent access token to provide authentication for the API. For more information on how to access this see the Authentication section of the [Version 1 page](http://developers.fundingcircle.us/v2.0/docs/version-1).","excerpt":"","slug":"getting-started","type":"basic","title":"Authentication"}
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