This section will help you to quickly get your application set up for using the Yahoo! Mail APIs.
In order to use the Yahoo! Mail Web Service[YMWS] APIs, the first step is to register your
application with YDN. Click "
Get an App Key" to get the Consumer and Secret keys. These keys are used to get the necessary access to your user's data
using OAuth. You can also select scopes when registering your project. This guide assumes you
already know how to get started with OAuth. See the Yahoo! OAuth Quick Start Guide for more information.
Before you start developing your application, you will need the following:
Yahoo! Business Mail or Yahoo! Japan Mail accounts are not supported.
BBAuth will be supported for existing users. Developers are advised to port their application to support OAuth.