Shutterfly Open API  |  User Authentication


Description

Creates or validates a Shutterfly user authentication token.

Call Signature

Application ID and call signature are required. Please see Call Signature documentation for more details.

Resource Path

This API uses the following resource path element:

  • /auth

It may appear in combination with its parent:

  • User Data API - Example:
    • /user/testuser1234@yahoo.com/auth
    • /userid/000012345678/auth

Methods

  • POST - Creates a new user authentication token.
  • GET - Validates a user authentication token and gets some of its internal contents.

Scheme

https

Host

ws.shutterfly.com

Method   Endpoint example  
  
POST https://ws.shutterfly.com/user/testuser1234@yahoo.com/auth
  
GET https://ws.shutterfly.com/auth

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Method: POST

Method: GET

Frequently Asked Questions

General

What do I do with the token?
Pass it as an HTTP header on every Shutterfly Open API call that needs user authentication / authorization, as explained here: User Authentication
How long does a token last?
Generally 2 days. Shutterfly reserves the right to make it last shorter or longer.
Do Shutterfly Open API calls return a specific HTTP code for missing or expired token?
Yes: 401
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