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  • Emil
Last edited: 3/28/2023

Lets get the data

The API part is where you'll find our ”Control-panel” for API-calls for fetching your data.
In this part of the studio you will set up and view your credentials for authentication, you will also be able to try the different route-urls and view the json-data provided.

Easyweb is using ”0auth2” for authentication.
If you want to learn more about that you can read about it on the official website.

In the top area is where we see our available API-connection.
Here you can see our required credentials.

Regarding the credentials: 

  • Client-ID 
  • Secret 
  • Root endpoint

Below the credentials you have the possibility of testing various calls with various settings, just pick a route under "Available examples" and click the "Test API call"-button.

Above you can see the result with the content we provided to our hero component on our startpage.

Making calls to your project:

Client-ID and the Secret is whats needed for the authentication and URL is the root endpoint is needed for all calls.

Using the javascript fetch method, we can easily get our access token by using the /connect/token endpoint:

 const token = async () => {
    const CLIENT_ID = "xxxxx.xxxxx.xxxxx";
    const CLIENT_SECRET = "xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxx";
    const API_URL = "https://app.easyweb.se/extapi/4094/";

    const AUTH = "Basic " + btoa(CLIENT_ID + ":" + CLIENT_SECRET);
    const RAW_URL = API_URL.split("/extapi/")[0];

    return await fetch(RAW_URL + "/connect/token", {
        method: "POST",
        headers: {
            Authorization: AUTH,
            Accept: "application/json",
            "Content-Type": "application/x-www-form-urlencoded",
            "client_id=" +
            CLIENT_ID +
            "&client_secret=" +
            CLIENT_SECRET +
        .then(tResponse => tResponse.json())
        .then(tokenObject => tokenObject)

With the provided access token, we can get access to our content. To get the content on the startpage, we'll use the /routes/home endpoint:

const getHomeData = async () => {
return await fetch("https://app.easyweb.se/extapi/4094/routes/home", {
headers: {Authorization: "Bearer" + Token}
          .then(dResponse => dResponse.json());

The request response includes all the elements with keys added from the studio. And each element has the "value" property that contains our content:

   label: "Start",
   urlname: "start",
   viewKey: "Home",
   showDate: "2020-06-10T17:31:00+02:00",
   id: 23263,
   hero: {
       image: {
           value: "https://developer-docs.easyweb.site/upl/images/832950_1100_0_1_thumb.jpg"
       label: {
           value: "Ett nytt sätt att upptäcka"
       header: {
          value: "Silkeslena produkter med glansiga detaljer"

That's everything you need to build your interface!

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