Getting started with Shade headless is easy.

If you’re using the Shade Frontend

If you’re set up and using the GUI app, the shade backend is already up and running. You just need to connect to it.

Generally you can use the url or localhost:9082 and use that URL in the API endpoints and proceed to reading about the routes you want to use.

If you’re running headless

To run completely headless, we provide the docker image, make sure docker is running and then run:

docker run -p 9082:9082 shadeinc/shade

This will start the shade service on port 9082. Once this is up and running you can jump to the next section to start using the instance.

I’m trying to:

Here are some answers to a few common tasks people use our API for.