Authentication Methods | Documentation | CanvasPop Photo Printing API



Your partner account is authenticated in one of two ways depending on which image handshake method you are using. Both methods require the use of your 32 character Pop-up Store access key. This allows us to properly identify your partner account when interacting with Pop-up Store.

The following summarizes the authentication methods dending on which image handshake method your application is using:

API Auth Method
Pull API 'access_key' URL parameter
Push API CP-Authorization and CP-ApiKey HTTP headers

Integrating required authentication

1. Locate your Pop-up Store Access Key

  • Login to your admin panel
  • Click on Settings
  • Copy your access key

Access Key

2. Include your access key in the image handshake

When using the Push API:

The following HTTP headers must be present when using the Push Image API.

Header Name Header Value
CP-Authorization basic
CP-ApiKey <_your_api_access_key_>
Auth Headers

When using the Pull API:

The following URL parameters must be present when using the Push Image API.

URL Parameter name URL Parameter value
access_key <_your_api_access_key_>

Example URL: