Create an API token

You need a valid API token to access GoodData APIs. GoodData uses Bearer authentication as a HTTP authentication scheme.

With a valid API token, you can:

  • Access GoodData APIs by adding the following Bearer token header to every request: Authorization: Bearer <API_TOKEN>.
  • Initialize GoodData Python SDK.


  1. Open GoodData in a browser and go to Settings.

  2. Click Manage in the Personal access tokens section.

The Settings page
  1. Click Create.
The Manage personal access token dialog
  1. Name your token and click Create.
The Create personal access token dialog
Click **Copy token** to copy its content. Your API token is ready for use.
A newly generated token