Fetch an API key (development only)
For easy testing of mobile apps and other clients and against Zulip
development servers, we support fetching a Zulip API key for any user
on the development server without authentication (so that they can
implement analogues of the one-click login process available for Zulip
development servers on the web).
Note: This endpoint is only available on Zulip development
servers; for obvious security reasons it will always return an error
in a Zulip production server.
curl -sSX POST https://zgl.zulipchat.com/api/v1/dev_fetch_api_key \
username string required
The email address for the user that owns the API key.
The API key that can be used to authenticate as the requested user.
The email address of the user who owns the API key.
The unique ID of the user who owns the API key.
Changes: New in Zulip 7.0 (feature level 171).
Changes: As of Zulip 7.0 (feature level 167), if any
parameters sent in the request are not supported by this
endpoint, a successful JSON response will include an
A typical successful JSON response may look like: