Getting Started

What's Doclift?

Doclift is an API that allow your web or mobile application to outsource the document generation. In any application that generate documents, you might encounter the following setbacks :


  1. Document generation is very heavy process for your server, often the heaviest of your app


  2. Designing the document involves front-end and back-end developers


  3. Modifying the document layout takes times and implies going through the whole CI process


With this context, Doclift brings a simple solution : outsource it !


With Doclift, when you need to implement a new document, your just need to think about 2 simple things :


  1. When do I need it?


  2. What dynamic data do I need in it?


Then with a simple API call through our RESTful API, you'll be able to specify which document you need to create and what's its dynamic data. That's all for the technical part ! Then the business team will be able to customize the final aspect of the document by editing its layout on an online editor. They'll be able to add dynamic data in it : variables, checkboxes. The modifications will be instantly live for your end users.



Creating your account

To use Doclift, you'll first need to create an account (no payment nor credit card required). You can do this by following this link.



Getting your credentials

Once you have created your account, you'll be able to go to create your first credentials. For this simply navigate to "Nouvelle clé API" or follow this link. Then name your API key and store the generated API key in a safe place, you will need it to authorize every request. If you lose it, you'll be able to create a new API key.



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