Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#38592 revoke API Key

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Latest post by nicholas on Monday, 20 February 2023 01:34 CST


Hi Akeeba,

This is a general question.


Is it possible to remove the API key for a website remotely.

I have a couple of clients who have moved hosting and taken my Plugin API keys with them and i would like to prevent them being able to update the plugin.

Can this be done?

Akeeba Staff

Log into our site and go to My Account, Add-on Download IDs. You can reset your main Download ID there.

Moreover, you can issue several add-on Download IDs free of charge. I recommend creating one add-on Download ID per site you manage. Use the add-on Download ID instead of the main Download ID.

You can revoke or remove add-on Download IDs at any time.  Therefore, whenever a client stops working with you it's possible for you to disable their access to our Professional software.

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