Tutorial On How To Get An OpenRouter API Key

To get your own OpenRouter API key, follow the steps below:

1. Create an OpenRouter account

If you don't already have an OpenRouter account, navigate to the Openrouter.ai.

Click on the "Sign up with email/wallet" button.

OpenRouter Home Page

2. Click on Keys

Once you created your account, Log in, and Click on "Keys".

OpenRouter Loged in Home Page

4. Create Key

Click on "Create Key" button.

Create Key

5. Name your API key

A popup will appear, asking you to name your secret API key. Make sure to choose a name that helps you remember its purpose. After naming it, click the "Create" button.

Give Secret key a name popup

You now have OpenRoter API Key that is ready to be used. Read further to learn how can you use this key with PulsarChat.

6. Save your API key

You'll now see the generated secret key. Copy it, we'll need it to paste it in PulsarChat later. Remember to keep it secure because you won't be able to retrieve it later for security reasons. This key is essential for authenticating your applications with OpenRouter's services.

Copy the generated secret key popup

9. Open PulsarChat API Key Window

Go to chat.pulsarchat.com and click "API Key" (If not visible, open the sidebar)

PulsarChat Homepage

10. Enter API Key

Paste the copied API key in the input box. You can keep your OpenRouter Key secure by entering a password, but doing so is optional. If you choose to do so, you'll need to enter the password the first time you open Pulsarchat or reload the page. Click "Save API Keys" to finish.

PulsarChat API Key Window

That's it! You're now ready to start chatting with PulsarChat!