DNN REST API Authentication Setup Guide | DNN REST API
Setup DNN REST API Authentication module to create and manage custom-made
APIs, to fetch data using various conditions like greater than, less than,
equal to and so forth. You can even customize the API response using
user-friendly UI and just in case if you have any questions regarding the
module or need help configuring it, contact us
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Pre-requisites: Download and Installation
the package for DNN REST API Authentication.
Upload the installation package by going in
Settings > Extension > Install Extension
Steps to configure DNN REST API Authentication
1. Add module on DNN page
Open any of the page on your DNN site (Edit mode) and Click on
Search for DNN REST API and click on the DNN REST API. Drag and drop
the module on the page where you want.
You have finished with the Installation of the DNN REST API module on your
2. Generate REST APIs
DNN REST API Settings
tab, click on Generate REST APIs to create custom DNN REST API.
Enter the name of the API and select the API method as GET. Other API
methods such as POST, PUT and DELETE are available in the standard version.
Select the table from which you want to retrieve data, then the columns you
want to retrieve the data from.
For your DNN REST API, you can choose appropriate conditions based on your
needs, or you can choose to have no conditions.
Click on Generate Api after filling in the required fields.
You can see the DNN REST API generated under List of DNN REST API
3. Edit REST APIs
We can also edit the DNN REST API by clicking on Edit
On clicking the Edit button, you will see the following screen
You can see the API Endpoint shown in blue in the screenshot above.
You can even modify the table name and change its columns.
4. Postman Sample
You can hit the API from Postman, and see the following response in JSON
You have successfully configured DNN REST API module in your DNN
application. This guide ensures that you generate and edit the custom-made DNN
REST APIs the right way.
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