Getting Started


How to add an API to Rakuten RapidAPI

This guide will walk you through the easy process of adding your API to Rakuten RapidAPI by using the Provider Dashboard. Exposing your API to hundreds of thousands of developers in a matter of minutes! The Rakuten RapidAPI Provider Dashboard is our main hub for adding APIs to Rakuten RapidAPI.

To add an API click Add New API on the left-hand side of the dashboard

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The first screen that will appear is where you’ll define the name of your API, a short description that appears in search, and the category your API will be included under.

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After clicking ‘Add API’, the next page that you will see is the API overview definition. This is where you can add in more optional information such as a longer description that appears on the API listing, a website URL, terms of use, and a logo for your API.


What’s Next

The next step is to begin the process of Documenting your API.