What is the api key

What is the api key? https://api.twitch.tv/helix/users?login=AndreMatosdeSousa&apikey=
and where is talking about that?

As per the documentation https://dev.twitch.tv/docs/authentication#registration

There is anything about the param

To use Twitch API’s you must send at least a Client-ID header

As an alternative you can send the clientID via URL Parameter, but this is discouraged over the preferred method of a header

It’s better to use the authorization header instead of or in addition to client-id whenever you can. If you don’t have a user authorization, use an app authorization token.

Helix (to my knowledge) does not support passing either of these via URL parameters.

Why this don’t work?

apikey is not a term Twitch use.

So how?

curl -H 'Client-ID: SOMECLIENT' \
-X GET 'https://api.twitch.tv/helix/users?login=AndreMatosdeSousa'

It can’t be passed as a param? Just for testing

Test with a header like how you would do it in production

If you click on the link you shared in your first post, you’ll get the error: “Must provide a valid Client-ID or OAuth token”.

This error refers to the Client-ID authorization (OAuth) that 3ventic and barry brought up previously. To get a client-id, you’ll need to create an application here: https://dev.twitch.tv/dashboard/apps/create

To get an oauth (authorization) token, you’ll need to read the link that barry shared above. It requires using an application that you registered to authenticate the user and generate a token.

You can use either the client-id or the oauth token to then perform the request you originally stated.

But there is some way without headers?

If you wanna test in the browser we tend to use @3ventic chrome extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/twitch-client-id-injector/okebcaancimcjdklkimjgcpcamnbkhli

Which sends the header for us

If you’re trying to just test, I’d recommend using Postman for testing things out. You can send API calls with headers and such just as if you were sending them programatically with your code.

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