How to get your Eventbrite Token

Eventbrite is an Event Management and Registration service. They provide the ticketing and payment platform for organizers.

To be able to import content from Eventbrite, you will need an API key. Signing up for an account is free.

To get your Eventbrite API key, follow these steps:

1. Sign up for an account at https://www.eventbrite.com/signin/
Eventbrite Registration Page


2. When asked for a Package, choose Essentials by clicking on the Get Started Free link.
Eventbrite Package Options


3. After registration, you will be logged in immediately and sent to a Create an Event form. You will not be creating an event. Instead, go to your Account Settings by clicking on your Profile in the upper right side of the page. You can also go to the URL, https://www.eventbrite.com/account/.
Eventbrite Account Settings Menu


4. The Create an Event form will then be cancelled and you will be asked to confirm the cancellation. Click on Leave to proceed.
Eventbrite Leave Page


5. Once in the Account Settings page, click on Email Preferences to disable all notifications that you may not be interested in. Click on Save Preferences when done.
Eventbrite Email Preferences


6. Still in the Account Settings page, click on App Management under the Developer section. Then click on the button, CREATE A NEW APP.
Eventbrite App Management Page


7. You will be sent to a page called, Request a new key. Fill in the required information as in the example below:

  • First Name: John
  • Last Name: Doe
  • Application URL: Your website’s URL, for example: https://wpautocontent.com
  • Application Name: WP Auto Content
  • Description: Automatically imports events via the WP Auto Content WordPress plugin.
  • Tick: I have read the terms of use and agree to their terms.
  • Click Create Key

Eventbrite - Create a New App


8. Your API key will then be displayed in your App Management page. An email containing your Eventbrite API key will also be sent. Copy this key.
Eventbrite API Email
Eventbrite App Mgt API Key


9. Paste the key into your WP Auto Content Settings. Click Save All Changes when done.
Eventbrite - WP Auto Content Settings


10. You are done. You may now log out of your Eventbrite account.