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API tokens configuration

Using API tokens allows executing a request on Strapi's REST API endpoints as an authenticated user.


Learn how you can manage and customize the configuration of your Strapi application.

CRON jobs

Strapi allows you to configure cron jobs for execution at specific dates and times, with optional reoccurrence rules.


Configure your own database on Strapi Cloud.

Email Provider

Configure Strapi Cloud to use a third-party email provider.

Environment variables configuration

Strapi provides specific environment variable names. Defining them in an environment file (e.g., .env) will make these variables and their values available in your code.

Lifecycle Functions

Strapi includes lifecycle functions (e.g. register, bootstrap and destroy) that control the flow of your application.

Server API for plugins

Strapi's Server API for plugins allows a Strapi plugin to customize the back end part (i.e. the server) of your application.

Setup and Deployment

Strapi is meant to be installed on your local machine, then configured, and finally deployed to a remote environment. This documentation section describes these topics, and clicking on any of the following cards will lead you to the corresponding section:

SSO configuration

Strapi's SSO allows you to configure additional sign-in and sign-up methods for your administration panel. It requires an Enterprise Edition with a Gold plan.

Upload Provider

Configure Strapi Cloud to use a third-party upload provider.

Use public assets

The public folder of Strapi is used for static files that you want to make accessible to the outside world.