Tutorial: Making authenticated requests

When you’ve received token, using the process described here you are ready to call Nimble API. You can use one of two ways, described below. They both are equal.

Authenticating your request with URL parameter

In order to use this token code you just add it into URL as request parameter with name access_token.


Any of available endpoint of Nimble API


No matter what request POST, GET or any other HTTP method, just add an access_token as parameter to URL.

required — put a token for user under this parameter.

Example Request:

POST https://api.nimble.com/api/v1/contacts?access_token=e0f7b053200672c2ff6ede59c8e2bfc7

Successful Response:

All API responses described on their corresponding pages.

Authenticating your request with HTTP header

You can also pass your token in HTTP header Authorization in format: Bearer <your token>.

Example request:

PUT /api/v1/contact/4f60a873fcf7b752ed006b7a HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate, compress
Authorization: Bearer c0b5f46631455b543c309b8cb18b8dae
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8

    "fields": {
        "first name": [
                "modifier": "",
                "value": "1name"

// TODO specify invalid token or expired token error