RapidAPI

The RapidAPI Developer Hub

Welcome to the RapidAPI developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with RapidAPI as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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Getting Started

RapidAPI is also a marketplace where you can advertise and distribute your API for the whole world to consume!

How to add an API to RapidAPI

Let's see how we can add an API quickly and easily to RapidAPI. Expose your API to hundreds of thousands of developers in a matter of minutes! The Mashape Marketplace is our main hub for adding APIs to RapidAPI.

Go ahead an create an account on the Mashape Marketplace. You'll be directed to the dashboard. To add an API click My APIs then hit the green button Add another API

A box appears, it's asking you to supply a "Base URL" and "API Name". The API Name needs to be unique. This is the name which will be displayed all over RapidAPI, choose carefully!

We want to define a Base URL Endpoint, this is the base URL at which your API is reachable. Lets enter the Base URL (for example https://api.mysite.com/v3/ then hit the "ADD NEW API" button.

Next thing you want to do is click “Analytics & Settings” on the right hand side of the top menu, then click the "General" tab on the left hand side menu. You will be presented with the following fields, make sure to complete them:

Finally, you need to upload a logo - make sure it’s truly a beautiful piece of art since that’s what developers from all over the world will see in the search results! Click the "Upload Logo" button in the top left hand corner or your API's page.

Getting Started

RapidAPI is also a marketplace where you can advertise and distribute your API for the whole world to consume!