# PostHog

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes with PostHog.

# Prerequisites

Create a PostHog (opens new window) account or host PostHog on your server.

# Using API Key

  1. Open your PostHog dashboard.
  2. Click on Project on the left sidebar.
  3. Click on the Safety & Privacy tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Project API Key section and copy the displayed API key.
  5. Enter a name for your credentials in the Credentials Name field in the 'PostHog API' credentials in n8n.
  6. If you're hosting PostHog on your own server, update the URL of your PostHog instance in the URL field.
  7. Paste the API key in the API Key field in the 'PostHog API' credentials in n8n.
  8. Click on the Create button to create your credentials.

The following video demonstrates the steps mentioned above.