Setup Midjourney API by useapi.net

Midjourney, InsightFaceSwap, Pika API
30 Oct 202309:21

TLDRIn this tutorial, viewers are guided through setting up the Midjourney API with useapi.net for Discord. The process involves logging into Discord, creating a new server, and configuring permissions for the Midjourney bot. After subscribing to Midjourney and obtaining a subscription link, users can generate images using the /imagine command. The tutorial also covers finding Discord server and channel IDs, obtaining a Discord token, and setting up a useapi.net subscription. Finally, it demonstrates how to use the API to generate an image, retrieve the job ID, and access the generated image through the /jobs API.

Takeaways

  • 🌐 Visit https://useapi.net to start setting up the Midjourney API with Discord.
  • πŸ“§ Log in to your Discord account and create a new server named 'useapi1'.
  • πŸ”„ Rename the #general channel to #api and set it to private.
  • πŸ”— Join the Midjourney server via http://discord.gg/midjourney and add the Midjourney bot to your server.
  • πŸ› οΈ Adjust permissions for the Midjourney bot in the #api channel.
  • πŸ“Š Use the /info command to check the status of Midjourney on your server.
  • πŸ–ΌοΈ Generate images with the /imagine command after accepting the Terms of Service and subscribing to a plan.
  • πŸ’³ Purchase a Midjourney subscription to use the /imagine command.
  • πŸ†” Note down your Discord server and channel IDs from the browser URL.
  • πŸ”‘ Obtain your Discord token from the Network tab in the browser developer's console.
  • πŸ“ Paste the Discord token and server/channel IDs on the useapi.net Setup Midjourney page.
  • βœ… Verify the correctness of the Discord token and server/channel IDs on useapi.net.
  • πŸ”„ Complete the useapi.net subscription and check your email for an API token.
  • πŸ”„ Use the API token to verify your useapi.net account status and start using the Midjourney API.
  • πŸ“ Copy the Discord token, server/channel IDs, and provide a prompt to generate an image via the API.
  • πŸ“ˆ Monitor the jobid for the image generation process and check the #api channel for progress.
  • πŸ–ŒοΈ Retrieve and view the generated image using the /jobs API and the image URL from the completed job JSON.

Q & A

  • What is the first step in setting up the Midjourney API with useapi.net?

    -The first step is to open a browser tab and navigate to the https://useapi.net website.

  • How do you create a new server on Discord for the useapi.net Midjourney API?

    -Log in to your Discord account, click the '+' button to add a new server, and name it useapi1.

  • What should you do with the #general channel on your new Discord server?

    -Rename the #general channel to #api channel and make that channel private.

  • How do you join the Midjourney server on Discord?

    -Navigate to http://discord.gg/midjourney, select any newcomers' room, and add the Midjourney bot to your Discord server.

  • What command should you run in the #api channel to check the current status of the Midjourney bot?

    -You should run the Midjourney /info command in the #api channel.

  • What is required before you can generate an image using the Midjourney /imagine command?

    -You must accept the Terms of Service, click the Subscribe button, and obtain a subscription link.

  • How do you obtain a Discord token?

    -Open your browser's developer console, select the Network tab, type /API into the filter box, and copy the value from the Authorization field after reloading the current page.

  • What information do you need to provide on the useapi.net website to set up the Midjourney API?

    -You need to provide the Discord token along with the server and channel IDs.

  • How do you verify that the Discord token and server/channel IDs are correct on useapi.net?

    -Click the Go button on the useapi.net website after pasting the Discord token and server/channel IDs.

  • What should you do after subscribing to useapi.net?

    -Check your email for a welcome email containing your API token, copy it, and check your useapi.net account status.

  • How do you generate an image using the Midjourney API via useapi.net?

    -Copy the Discord token, the server and channel IDs, provide your desired prompt, and use the /imagine command via the API.

  • How can you retrieve the results of a generated image using the /jobs API?

    -Find the generated image URL inside the completed job JSON and open a browser with the image URL to see the final result.

Outlines

00:00

πŸ˜€ Setting Up Discord and Midjourney with useapi.net

This paragraph provides a step-by-step guide on how to set up Discord and Midjourney for use with the useapi.net Midjourney API. It starts by instructing users to open the useapi.net website and assumes they have an email and Discord account. It guides them to create a new Discord server, rename the general channel to #api, and make it private. Users are then directed to join the Midjourney server and add the Midjourney bot to their server. They are instructed to edit permissions for the bot and use the /info command to check status. The paragraph also explains how to generate an image using the /imagine command, accept terms, subscribe to Midjourney, and use the command in the #api channel. It ends with instructions on how to find Discord server and channel IDs and how to retrieve the Discord token.

05:08

πŸ“„ Completing Setup and Using the Midjourney API

The second paragraph continues the setup process by guiding users to paste their Discord token and server and channel IDs on the Setup Midjourney page on useapi.net and verify these details. It then explains how to complete a useapi.net subscription and retrieve an API token from a welcome email. With the account status verified, users can start using the Midjourney API to generate images with the /imagine command via the API. The paragraph details how to copy the Discord token, server and channel IDs, and provide a prompt to generate an image. It also describes how to check the Discord #api channel for the submitted command and in-progress generation, and how to retrieve the generated results using the /jobs API to find the image URL and view the final result.

Mindmap

Keywords

πŸ’‘Discord

Discord is a popular communication platform designed for creating communities. It allows users to communicate via text, voice, and video. In the context of the video, it is used to set up a server and channel for interacting with the Midjourney bot and the useapi.net API.

πŸ’‘Midjourney API

The Midjourney API is a software interface that allows developers to interact with the Midjourney service programmatically. It is used in the video to generate images based on user prompts. The API is accessed through the useapi.net platform.

πŸ’‘useapi.net

Useapi.net is a service that provides an interface for users to interact with various APIs, including the Midjourney API. In the video, it is used to set up the connection between the Discord server and the Midjourney service.

πŸ’‘API Token

An API token is a unique identifier used to authenticate a user, device, or application with an API. In the video, the Discord token is used to authorize the Midjourney bot to interact with the Discord server and channel.

πŸ’‘Server and Channel IDs

Server and channel IDs are unique identifiers for a Discord server and its channels. They are used in the video to specify where the Midjourney bot should operate within the Discord environment.

πŸ’‘/imagine command

The /imagine command is a specific command used within the Midjourney service to generate images based on textual prompts. It is a central part of the video's demonstration, showing how to use the command via the Discord channel.

πŸ’‘Terms of Service

Terms of Service are legal agreements between a service provider and its users, outlining the rules and guidelines for using the service. In the video, users are instructed to accept the Terms of Service before using the Midjourney service.

πŸ’‘Subscription

A subscription is a payment model where users pay a recurring fee to access a service. In the context of the video, a Midjourney subscription is required to use the /imagine command and generate images.

πŸ’‘Bot

A bot is an automated program that can perform tasks over the internet, often interacting with users or services. In the video, the Midjourney bot is added to a Discord server to facilitate the use of the Midjourney service.

πŸ’‘Permissions

Permissions in the context of Discord refer to the access and control settings that determine what actions a user or bot can perform within a server or channel. The video instructs viewers on how to set permissions for the Midjourney bot.

πŸ’‘Developer's Console

The developer's console is a tool in web browsers that allows users to inspect, debug, and manipulate the structure and behavior of web pages. In the video, it is used to find and copy the Discord token from network calls.

πŸ’‘Job ID

A job ID is a unique identifier assigned to a specific task or process. In the video, the job ID is used to track and retrieve the results of an image generation task initiated via the Midjourney API.

Highlights

Setting up Discord and Midjourney for use with the useapi.net Midjourney API involves creating a new Discord server and configuring the Midjourney bot.

The #general channel should be renamed to #api channel and set to private for secure communication.

Join the Midjourney server through the provided link to access newcomers' rooms.

Add the Midjourney bot to your Discord server to integrate its functionalities.

Adjust permissions for the Midjourney bot in the #api channel to control its access.

Use the /info command to check the current status of the Midjourney bot.

Generate an image with the /imagine command after accepting the Terms of Service and obtaining a subscription.

Purchase a subscription to Midjourney to unlock the full capabilities of the /imagine command.

Make note of your Discord server and channel IDs for API integration.

Access the browser's developer console to find and copy the Discord token for API authentication.

Paste the Discord token along with server and channel IDs on the useapi.net setup page for verification.

Set up a useapi.net subscription to receive an API token for further commands via the API.

Check your email for a welcome email containing your useapi.net API token.

Verify your useapi.net account status before proceeding with the Midjourney API.

Generate an image using the /imagine command via the API by providing the Discord token, server and channel IDs, and a prompt.

Retrieve the jobid value for later use to fetch the generation results.

Monitor the #api channel in Discord to see the progress of the /imagine command and image generation.

Use the /jobs API to retrieve the generated image results and find the image URL within the completed job JSON.

View the final generated image by opening a browser with the image URL obtained from the job JSON.