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The Infura API Key is used to communicate with the Ethereum blockchain. It is used in the Ethereum ICO WordPress Plugin, the Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugin for WooCommerce, the WordPress Ethereum Wallet plugin and in the Ether and ERC20 tokens WooCommerce Payment Gateway. Infura API ID supports Ropsten, Rinkeby, Kovan and Görli Etherem testnets.
In order to get the infura API Key you need to register at infura.io Input your Name, email and a password, then click the
SIGN UP button:
Then it will ask you to confirm your email
Go to your email box and check for a mail from
Infura with a
Verify your email title:
Open this email and press the
CONFIRM EMAIL ADDRESS button.
Next will be the “Let’s Get Started” page, click the first list item entitled
Get started and create your first project to access the Ethereum network!
If you have lost here, try to go to the direct link to the dashboard: https://infura.io/dashboard/ethereum
Input your project name. The domain name of your site is a good choice here. Then press the
The infura API Key is created now. It is called
PROJECT ID in infura terms. Copy the
PROJECT ID value by pressing the small copy button at the right of it.
Important! Never disclose the PROJECT SECRET value. This value is not needed for ethereumico.io plugins configuration.
Do not modify security settings if not sure that you really need it!
It often leads to an API access problems effectively making the infura api key unusable. Just leave them untouched. You always can adjust them later after check that API works with default settings.
Paste the copied
PROJECT ID value in the
Infura.io Api Key setting in the Ethereum ICO WordPress Plugin, the WordPress Ethereum Wallet Plugin, the Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugin for WooCommerce and the Ether and ERC20 tokens WooCommerce Payment Gateway.
Use Ropsten Infura, Rinkeby Infura, Kovan Infura or Görli Infura Etherem testnets to test your projects before releasing to production. All these test networks are supported by the Infura.io.