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Follow the below steps for using the API.

Step 1 - Create an account for the StartShipIT developer centre or login.

Step 2 - To get started for testing, subscribe to the development subscription and get your Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key.

Step 3 - Generate your API key in your StarShipIT account. This can be found within your StarShipIT account (or eShip account) under Settings > API.

Step 4 - Go to the API References and start testing.

Step 5 - When ready, apply for the production subscription.

API Key Authentication

Authenticate your account when using the API by including two keys in your request header. The first is your developer subscription key and you can find this once you create an account in the developers portal. The second key is your Account API key. This can be found within your StarShipIT account (or eShip account) under Settings > API.

Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key Go to Subscriptions from the menu left, and subscribe to the "Developer Subscription". You will then be taken to a page where you can find your key.
Once subscribed you can find you keys under your profile here.
StarShipIT-Api-Key Available under your StarShipIT (or eShip account). Go to Settings > API
You must have a valid StarshipIT or eShip account to get an API key.

Rate Limiting

There are two subscriptions available, the Developer subscription and the Production subscription (which requires approval).

While using the developer subscription you can make 5 calls per minute.

On the production subscription you can make 2 calls per second.