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Learn RapidAPI Hub (Consumer)

In this guide, you will learn about RapidAPI Hub and its use in your application.

How can you use RapidAPI Hub?

RapidAPI Hub is the world's largest API hub, with over 3 million developers accessing more than 30,000 APIs. You can find APIs for all these components from RapidAPI Hub.

RapidAPI Hub provides various features like Discovery, Integration, and Consumption Management to make it very easy to integrate any API from RapidAPI Hub into your application.

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To use an API from RapidAPI Hub, you will need to create an account. Some of the APIs that are available on RapidAPI Hub offer freemium plans. So, you can try them out without adding your credit card details.

Create a free RapidAPI account

You will need to create an account to test our APIs, integrate them into your applications, and track the analytics. You can create an account by visiting this page.

You can choose to sign up using your Google, Github, Facebook account or by manually entering your username, work email and password.

Find APIs that match your requirements

You can search for any kind of API in RapidAPI Hub. However, if you are unsure about the type of API you are looking for, you can filter our categories or collections. You can also use our advanced search to find your desired API.


Categories are a way to organize the APIs. When a new API is added to RapidAPI Hub, a category is added to help others find that API. In RapidAPI Hub, you will find various categories like Data, Sports, Finance, Travel, Entertainment, etc. You can also view all the APIs that belong to a particular category and search inside it.


A collection is a list of APIs with similar characteristics like Top Meme APIs, Top Geocoding and Location APIs, etc. An API can belong to multiple collections, and the RapidAPI team manages collections on RapidAPI Hub. You can also view all the APIs that belong to a particular collection and search inside it.

You can also use our advanced search functionality to filter APIs based on categories, collections, verified, official, GraphQL, and Kafka API types.

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Subscribing to an API

For subscribing to an API, you will need to visit the pricing page of the API on RapidAPI Hub and select your desired subscription plan. Subscriptions are every month.

An API can also have free plans with hard or soft limits. The pricing page of an API will also show the monthly quota and the overage fee. An API can also have Rate Limits like 10 requests per minute.

Developer Dashboard

The usage of an API can be tracked via the Developer Dashboard. You can track all your APIs, apps, billing, API quota usage, and API analytics from the Developer Dashboard.

You can also add new apps and APIs from the Developer Dashboard.

Integrate a RapidAPI Hub's API

You can go through the interactive component below to understand the steps for integrating an API from RapidAPI Hub.

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Once you find the API you are looking for, you can visit that API's page on RapidAPI Hub and click on the Subscribe to Test button.

After you click on the button, you will need to choose a plan for the API. Click on the Subscribe button next to the plan that you want to use:

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Once you have subscribed to an API, you can click on the Endpoints tab to view all the endpoints that the API provides:

Next, you can click on the Test Endpoint button for the endpoint that you want to test:

When the API request is successful, you will be able to view the Results tab, which will render the Body of the response:

Next, you can visit the Code Snippets tab and choose the appropriate language and library that you want to use:

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Next, you can copy and paste the code into your application, and it will just work.

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