This guide will only cover the steps needed to generate a Klaviyo API Key, which is required as part of the setup to enable our Happy Birthday integration with Klaviyo.
For complete details on how to enable the Klaviyo integration, then please choose one of the articles linked below:
Klaviyo are currently transitioning to a new layout, so screenshots for how to find the API page using both the old and new UIs will be included in the steps below.
Once you do find yourself on the API page, then the layouts are almost identical, so only the new layout will be shown here in this article.
Navigating to the Klaviyo API Key page (Old layout)
To generate a Klaviyo API key you will need to navigate to your Klaviyo account area (top right of the page):
Within the secondary navigation bar, you will see the Settings dropdown option. Within the Settings dropdown is an option for API Keys, select that option:
Navigating to the Klaviyo API Key page (New layout)
To generate a Klaviyo API key you will need to navigate to your Klaviyo settings area (bottom left of the page):
Within the Settings navigation bar, you will see there is an option for API Keys, select that option:
Generating a Klaviyo Private API Key
Once on the API Keys page, you will be able to see if you have any API keys that have already been generated. If you have a Private API Key that you wish to use with the Happy Birthday integration, then, just copy the entire Private API Key value and then navigate to the Happy Birthday app within your Shopify store and move on to the next step in this guide.
If you don't have a Private API Key listed on this page then you will need to generate one. Click on Create Private API key button.
The screen will refresh and you will see the API key that has been created:
Give the key a label, such as Happy Birthday Integration so that you have a meaningful reference as to what the key is being used for should you review your Klaviyo API keys at a later date:
In order to copy the key you will need to click the Eye icon to reveal it. You can then copy the entire Private API Key value and then navigate to the Happy Birthday app within your Shopify store to paste it there.
Need any help?
If you need any help setting up your Klaviyo integration then please do just get in touch!