Getting Started

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Tyk offers an open source API Gateway that is fast, scalable and modern. Tyk also offers a full life-cycle API Management Platform with an API Gateway, API Analytics, Developer Portal and API Management Dashboard.

Once you have a Tyk environment installed, whether it’s self-managed OSS or Enterprise, or Cloud, come back here to create your first API!

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The following tutorials will show you how to get up and running with Tyk depending on your installation type.

Create an API

How to add a basic API to Tyk

Create a Security Policy

Create a Security Policy that can be applied to multiple keys

Create an API Key

Create a key to apply Quotas and Rate limits to an API, or it can inherit settings from a Security Policy

Create a Developer Portal Entry (Tyk Enterprise Only)

Add an API to your Developer Portal for 3rd party developer access