Install JSON:API Module for Drupal 8, Drupal 9

Last updated April 1, 2021
Module Development8.9.x/9.0.x

The JSON:API module is our recommended starting point for creating REST APIs with Drupal. JSON:API module is now part of Drupal core as of 8.7, so installing the module no longer requires a separate download step.

In this tutorial we'll:

  • Walk through installing the JSON:API module for Drupal
  • Look at what you get out of the box with the JSON:API module

By the end of this tutorial you should be able to install the JSON:API module, and know what tools it provides you with.