An Insomnia REST client collection for calling Lob API endpoints.
Steps to get up and running
Follow these steps to quickly get up and running with the Lob API and Insomnia.
1. Download Insomnia Client
Visit Insomnia and download the desktop client.
2. Sign up for a Lob account
Create an account at Lob.com.
Login to Lob dashboard and navigate to Settings.
Click on the API Keys tab. Look at your Secret and Publishable API Keys. You'll use the test_*. for your Test API key and live_*. for your Live API key.
3. Import the Lob Insomnia collection
Click Create in the Insomnia app and choose file.
lob-insomnia-1.0.0.yaml in your file system and then click Import.
4. Add your Test API key to the environment in Insomnia
Get the test API key from Settings in Lob.
Go to the environment dropdown in Insomnia desktop and select
Paste your Lob Test API key as the value for
httpUsername in your OpenAPI env and click Done.
5. Start exploring Lob APIs
A good place to start it to
Create one or more addresses and
List the addresses. Other endpoints will use the address id returned from the
You'll also want to
Create one or more templates and
List the templates prior to exploring Postcards and Self-mailers.
Watch this space
Video tutorial on setting up Insomnia
Blogpost on setting up Insomnia