Using the External GraphQL API
Creating and Installing an API Key for the External GraphQL API
1. Create an API key in the Stemma UI:
a. Navigate to the Admin panel and choose Add API Key:
b. In the pop-up window, enter a name for your API key and click Submit. You can choose any name, but Stemma recommends using a name that describes the intended use of the key (e.g., github action integration):
Stemma generates an API key that appears in the window. Save this key somewhere secure. It is not recoverable.
2. Install a GraphQL Client such as Altair:
(Note: We like using Altair, but any GraphQL client should work.)
3. Add your API key to Altair as an Authorization header.
It must be in the form
Bearer <api key> with a space between the word
Bearerand your API key.
4. Enter your URL and HTTP method:
- URL = +
- HTTP method =
Now click Docs in the upper right of the Altair UI; you should see the graphql schema on the right hand side: