How Does the API Work? Jon March 29, 2018 03:34 Updated Follow Developers can get started with the ShapeShift API documentation by clicking here. Watch our video that demonstrates the process in more detail. Related articles Who is the ShapeShift API For? Create an API Key What is the ShapeShift API? What are the Benefits to Being a ShapeShift Affiliate? Why Does My Order Say "Please Contact Our Crypto Specialists"?