Difficulty Integrating External API with Concrete CMS

I’m currently in the process of integrating an external API into my Concrete CMS project, and I’ve encountered some challenges. Despite following the API documentation carefully, I’m experiencing difficulties in establishing a successful connection and retrieving the desired data.
I’ve double-checked my API keys, endpoints, and authentication methods, but the issue persists. Has anyone else faced a similar problem when integrating an external API with Concrete CMS? I would greatly appreciate any advice, tips, or potential workarounds.

You’ll need to be a lot more specific with your issue here.
I’ve integrated dozens of different APIs with Concrete (and other systems), and each has their purposes, approaches, technologies, quirks and challenges.

  • what API are you integrating and how do you go about working with it?
  • what are you looking to achieve?
  • what error messages are you getting, and how can you tell it’s not working?
  • what way are you building the integration, is is through a custom package, overrides, etc?
  • what libraries does the API need, and can you confirm you’ve got them installed?
  • can you confirm that you’re not blocked by networking/firewalls?
  • are you using curl to perform requests, and do you have that setup and enabled on your server?
  • are you developing locally, or on a public server?
  • have you tried working with the API through something else, like using Postman, or a simpler PHP script?
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