Using OAuth 2.0 with Dotdigital (a non-developer's guide)

This is a non-developer's guide as to what is achievable using OAuth 2.0. Read a technical guide for integrating to Dotdigital with OAuth 2.0 in our developer hub.

Dotdigital can use OAuth 2.0 to provide authorisation. OAuth 2.0 authorisation protocol provides the means for a Dotdigital user to log into their account without the need for them to constantly re-enter their credentials. When they wish to use their Dotdigital account, they just click through from their CRM, extranet or another platform.

This process requires a way of authenticating your users that is accessible over the internet, and an amount of development work (detailed in our developer's guide to using OAuth 2.0 with Dotdigital).

To protect all our customers' email sending reputations, this is not available by default. Customers wishing to enable this functionality must contact their account manager and will be asked to go through an approvals process.

Note for Corporate and Reseller accounts

Registering your main Dotdigital account for OAuth access will by default enable all your child accounts for OAuth authentication. Any new accounts just need to complete the initial authorisation phase before obtaining an access and refresh token. 

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