LangChain 04: Obtain Your Free HuggingFace API Key with Python

Unlocking the power of Hugging Face with a free API key is like finding a golden ticket to the language model factory! By simply signing up and generating your key, you’re opening doors to a world of linguistic wonders, all without spending a dime. Stay tuned for the magic it unleashes! 🚀

LangChain 04: Free API Key HuggingFace | Python

In this video, the presenter demonstrates how to create an account on Hugging Face to access any LLM model for free by generating API keys in Google. Here’s a detailed summary of the process:

Account Creation Process

  1. Visit the official website of Hugging Face,, and click on "Sign Up."
  2. Provide your email address and password, then click "Next."
  3. Choose a unique username and click on "Create Account."
  4. Enter your full name when prompted.
  5. Check your email for a verification link and click on it to verify your email address.

Generating API Keys

  1. Click on the profile icon and go to "Settings."
  2. Navigate to "Access Tokens" and click on "New Token."
  3. Enter a name for your token (e.g., "Example") and choose a role (read or write).
  4. Click on "Generate Token" to create your API key.

Note: It’s essential to keep your API key private and not share it with anyone, as it provides access to your account.

The presenter emphasizes that using these API keys allows for free access to LLM models, unlike OpenAI, which charges for token usage. Future videos will demonstrate how to use these keys to access LLM models effectively.

Key Takeaways

  • Creating an account on Hugging Face is straightforward, requiring only an email address and password.
  • API keys generated through Hugging Face provide free access to LLM models.
  • Protect your API keys as they are sensitive information.

Stay tuned for the next video, where the presenter will demonstrate how to use the generated API keys to access LLM models for free.


Q: Can I share my API keys with others?
A: No, API keys are private and should not be shared with anyone.

Q: What are the benefits of using Hugging Face for accessing LLM models?
A: Unlike other platforms, Hugging Face offers free access to LLM models through API keys.

Q: Is it safe to use API keys for accessing LLM models?
A: Yes, as long as you keep your API keys secure and do not share them with others.

Q: Can I use the same API key for multiple projects?
A: Yes, you can use the same API key for multiple projects within your Hugging Face account.

Q: Are there any limitations to using the free API keys?
A: While the API keys provide free access to LLM models, there may be usage limitations depending on the model and your account type.

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