Create a New REST API

Use the Amazon API Gateway console to create a new API named WildRydes.

  1. Go to the Amazon API Gateway Console, click Create API

  2. On the REST API card, choose Build.

  3. In the section Create new API select New API to clear the example API definition.

  4. Enter WildRydes for the API Name.

  5. Select Regional from the Endpoint Type dropdown.

    Edge optimized APIs are best for public services being accessed from the Internet. Regional endpoints are typically used for APIs that are accessed primarily from within the same AWS Region. Private APIs are for internal services inside of an Amazon VPC.

  6. Choose Create API

    Create API screenshot