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Why do I get {"message":"not found"} when I visit my Developer Portal?

You most likely have not configured the portal property correctly. Check your Kong Configuration and ensure that portal is set to on.

Why do I see No Files Found when I visit my Developer Portal?

This can be caused by a few reasons:

  1. Missing developer portal files. (
  2. Improper Network configuration.

If you have confirmed that you have files and your network setup is properly configured, please contact support for further assistance.

Why do I get errors when testing endpoints in my Developer Portal but not when curling them?

Developer Portal requests originate from port 8003, but are proxied on port 8000. For security, this causes your browser to throw a Cross Origin Request error. You can fix this by configuring the CORS plugin and specifying config.credentials=true and Also, unless you have specific reasons to do so, you should leave config.preflight_continue=false.

Why do I have files with unauthenticated/ in them?

When a user requests a particular page to access that they are not authorized to view, the Dev Portal will check for the same filename under the unauthenticated namespace to serve instead. For this reason unauthenticated is a reserved namespace, and should only be used for portals that have Authentication enabled.

What file types are supported?

You can find a list of supported template types on the File Management page.

Does the developer portal support uploading images, scripts, and videos?

Currently the Kong Developer Portal only supports text based content, custom scripts & styles, can be added by leveraging partials.

Media like images, SVGs, and videos should be encoded and inserted inline or hosted elsewhere and referenced.

Can I use other API specification formats like API Blueprint?

Currently only Swagger 2 and OpenAPI 3 are supported.

Can I modify the Header and Meta tags?

Direct modification of the <meta> and <head> tags is currently not supported, you can accomplish this through Custom JS included as a handlebars partial.

Can I host my API spec files outside of the File API?

Currently the Kong Developer Portal can only render API specifications that are served by the File API.

Can I write my content in markdown?

Currently content written in Markdown format is not supported.