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Accessing the API


By leveraging clerkClient, you can easily access and update backend data in your Next.js application. The following pages show examples of available methods that can be used for this purpose.

User Object Methods


Organization Object Methods

Rate Limiting

All API requests are subject to a default limit of 50 requests per 10 seconds. Certain endpoints might be subject to different limits, in which case their limits are documented in the endpoint's respective documentation page.

Exceeding the rate limits will result in 429 Too Many Requests HTTP responses. In that case, the Retry-After header includes the amount of seconds until the block expires.

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