Authentication & Authorization

There are two ways to access the Cacoo API.

1. API Key

The API key allows you make requests to the Cacoo API. You can make an API key here.

Append your API key to requests to the API to return data from your account.
(Parameter name "apiKey")

Example

https://cacoo.com/api/v1/diagrams.json?apiKey=abcdefghijklmn

2. OAuth

OAuth 1.0a is supported as an authorization method for Cacoo. You can register applications here.

You can get your Access Token from the following links.

Access Token:

https://cacoo.com/oauth/access_token

Authorize:

https://cacoo.com/oauth/authorize

Request Token:

https://cacoo.com/oauth/request_token

If the following parameters are added to the Authorize URL, they will be entered initially into the sign up form via OAuth authorization.

Name Description
signup.mailAddress Acount mail address
signup.nickname Acount nickname