API key limit on developer account

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API key limit on developer account

when I was adding new applications, it mentioned that "Standard Access API keys are automatically activated up to a limit of 10 API keys per account. API key requests above 10 need to be manually activated by API support.". Does it mean a standard API access account can register up to 10 applications if we do not ask the customer service to add extras?

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Re: API key limit on developer account

Hello,

Thank you for reaching out to the API Support team here at Constant Contact.

I'm not sure I understand what you mean by adding extras. What this means is that you can generate up to 10 API Keys and have them active immediately, but once you hit that level each additional key you create needs to be manually activited by our API Support team. Basically, once you have 10 API Keys created, any new key you create will not work until you reach out to our API Support team to have it activated.

Please let me know if you have any other questions!

Sincerely,
David B.
API Support Specialist

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Re: API key limit on developer account

Hello David,

 

Thanks for the reply. Does it mean if we would like to add new applications with automatically activated API keys, as a standard access API user, we can only add up to 10 such applications by ourself without reaching to the support team?

 

Thank you!

 

Jason

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Re: API key limit on developer account

Hi Jason,

I just want to clarify, are you asking about creating 10 completely separate applications or one single application with 10 different installs/users? Each entire application you build will only use one API Key for every installation. This is different from access tokens which are used to grant your application permission to a customer's account and will be different for each customer using your application. There are no limits to how many access tokens that can be used with your application.

Please let me know if you have any other questions!

Sincerely,
David B.
API Support Specialist

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Hi David,

 

I was asking about 10 completely separate applications. If I understand your reply right, for completely separate applications, we can only have up to 10 of them without help from your support team.

 

Thanks for letting me know there is no limit on access tokens for applications, but the rate limit is 4 calls per sec and 10,000 calls per day per application for standard access API. On that note, I am wondering what would be the access rate if becoming a partner?

 

Thank you!

 

Regards,

Jason

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Re: API key limit on developer account

Hi Jason,

 

If you become a partner you get 20 calls per second and 250k calls per day.


Regards,
Jimmy D.
Tier II API Support Engineer
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