FAQ - Rakuten RapidAPI for Teams


What is Rakuten RapidAPI for Teams?

Rakuten RapidAPI for Teams is a place for you to publish, share and collaborate on internal APIs and microservices. Learn more about Rakuten RapidAPI for Teams here.

What is the Difference Between an Organization and a Team?

An Organization is made up of the various Teams you create. For example, we have the Rakuten RapidAPI Organization, which contains the Default Team, Front End Team, Back End Team, Developer Relations Team, etc.

Each Rakuten RapidAPI account can belong to multiple Organizations and multiple Teams within each Organization.

How much does Rakuten RapidAPI for Teams cost?

Billing is based on the total number of seats [Rakuten RapidAPI User Accounts] within the Organization. The first 5 seats [accounts] are free, and every additional seat costs $10 per month. For example, a team of 4 is free. A team of 11 costs $60 per month. It is not based on the number of Teams or the number of users per Team.

How Do I Publish Internal APIs?

Publishing an internal API follows the same structure as adding and managing an API under your personal account. The only difference is this time you will select the Team you are publishing the API under from the drop-down in the top left corner of the New API screen. Once the API is published internally, anyone on the Team will have access to edit and manage the API.

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How Do I Invite a New User to a Team?

Team members must sign up for a Rakuten RapidAPI account before you can add them. There are several ways to add a new user to a Team once they have an account:

1: Select the “Manage Users” tab and add a new user by searching for their email or username, setting their role and selecting one or multiple Teams.

2: Select the “Manage Users” tab and bulk import users from Github or a CSV file.

3: Select the “Manage Teams” tab and “Edit” the Team you want the user to join. From the edit screen, you have the ability to invite a user and set their role.

How Can I Add or Remove Seats in the Organization?

You can easily add or remove seats under the “Organization Settings” tab. After you have 5 users, each additional seat will cost $10 per month.

How Do I Switch Between My Personal and Team Account?

You can access APIs from both your personal Rakuten RapidAPI account or on behalf of your team/organization. You can easily switch between context’s anywhere you see an account drop-down. These drop-downs can be found on the Rakuten RapidAPI Marketplace under each API’s endpoints page, API pricing page, and from within the provider dashboard.

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How Many Users Can I Add to an Organization or Team?

The number of users you can add to an Organization or Team is currently uncapped.

The first 5 users in an Organization are free, and every additional seat is $10 per month. Once a user has a seat in the organization, you can add that user to as many teams within the organization for no additional cost.

How Many Organizations and Teams Can I Create?

The number or Organizations or Teams you can create is also currently uncapped.