Authentication implements parts of the OAuth 2.0 standard to secure access between clients, users, and the API.

To authenticate and retrieve a token on behalf of a user, you will need to have an active client.

If you are not a developer proper, you may create one client that only you can authorize (for all intents and purposes, only you can use it).

To become a developer, E-mail

Once you have created a client from the Develop frontpage, read through the implementation details and choose what Scopes you will need to authorize, and an appropriate Flow to authorize them with: