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Enter username and password to generate a basic authentication header. Your credentials are not sent to our servers.Want to connect to an API with basic authentication in Airtable?
Enter a username
Certain APIs require you to authenticate requests by sending a sending an Authorization header equal to:
Basic ENCODED_USERNAME_PASSWORDwhere ENCODED_USERNAME_PASSWORD is the Base64 encoding of a username and password joined by a single colon :
The username and password might not be your actual login details for the service. They might be an API key or token. For example, the Stripe API uses your Stripe API key as the basic auth username value and does not require you to provide a password.
You can use the tool above to quickly generate a basic auth header online. Enter your username and password and copy the Authorization header that is shown. Add this header in your code or API client, e.g. Postman.