Rate limiting your RESTful API

Rate limiting: use X-RateLimit-* HTTP headers and 429 status code

  • X-Rate-Limit-Limit: the rate limit ceiling for that given endpoint
  • X-Rate-Limit-Remaining: the number of requests left for the 15 minute window
  • X-Rate-Limit-Reset: the remaining window before the rate limit resets, in UTC epoch seconds
  • X-RateLimit-Limit: The maximum number of requests you're permitted to make per hour.
  • X-RateLimit-Remaining: The number of requests remaining in the current rate limit window.
  • X-RateLimit-Reset: the time at which the current rate limit window resets in UTC epoch seconds




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