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Ratelimit your Next.js routes

Using @unkey/ratelimit to protect your API routes from abuse

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Using @unkey/ratelimit to protect your API routes from abuse

This is a Next.js project bootstrapped with create-next-app.

Getting Started

Go to and create a new root key. The onboarding flow will create one for you. Take the root key and create a .env.local file in the root of the project. Add the following line to the file:


Then, run the development server:

1npm run dev
2# or
3yarn dev
4# or
5pnpm dev
6# or
7bun dev

Open http://localhost:3000/simple with your browser to see the result.

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