API Overview


Rusic has a comprehensive RESTful API covering all of its public models:

  • Accounts
  • Buckets
  • Participants
  • Ideas
  • Images
  • Likes
  • Comments

Within our documentation you can experiment with out interactive API explorer. Before you start we recommend you read the Using Rusic API section listed below.

Using Rusic API

All endpoints on the rusic API require two headers to be set at minimum.


The Accept header is how we version the Rusic API. The latest stable version is v1 and the value of this header should be set to application/vnd.rusic.v1+json.


An API key is required for all requests. You can find the API key by reading the documentation here.

API response codes

Response Code Meaning
200 Ok - Your request was understood and we handled it accordingly.
201 Created - Your request to create a resource was successful.
204 No Content - Your request was understood but we have not returned the resource.
400 Bad Request - Your request sucks
401 Unauthorized - Your API key is wrong or you do not have permission to perform an action.
403 Forbidden - The resource requested is hidden for administrators only.
404 Not Found - A specified resource could not be found
405 Method Not Allowed - You tried to access a resource with an invalid method.
406 Not Acceptable - You requested a format that isn’t json
418 I’m a teapot
422 Unprocessable entity - Your request was received but can not be understood.
429 Too Many Requests – You’re requesting too often! Slow down!
500 Internal Server Error – We had a problem with our server. Check your request or try again later.
503 Service Unavailable – We’re temporarily offline for maintenance. Please try again later.

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