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Connecting to a data source via a REST API



I've not used API's previously and am required to connect to a REST API with an API Key. 


How do i go about connecting to the source?


Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi @Jameswh91 


Here are some example blogs and videos for your reference.


GET request:

Getting Started with API's in Power Query • My Online Training Hub

Read API Data with Power BI using Power Query (


POST request:

Send API POST Requests in Excel with Power Query - YouTube


A long but great video tutorial:

Accessing API and web service data using Power Query - by Chris Webb - YouTube


Hope they are helpful!


Best Regards,
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I have the documentation to help.


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