Getting Started with Hasura Cloud

Step 1: Create an account

Navigate to cloud.hasura.io, and create a new Hasura Cloud account.

Step 2: Connect new/existing database

  • To use an existing database, choose I have an existing Postgres database.
  • To try out with a new database, choose Try a free database with Heroku.
Connect new or existing database

Step 2.1: Enter database URL (for existing database)

If you chose I have an existing Postgres database in Step 2, enter your database connection URL.

Enter URL for existing database

Step 3: Create project

Click Create Project.

Create project for new database Create project for existing database

Step 4: Try Hasura out

Click Launch Console to open the Hasura console in your browser and make your first GraphQL query or set up your first event trigger.

Project actions

You can navigate to the Pro tab in the console to check out the Pro features that Hasura Cloud has set up for you.

Hasura Console: Pro tab

Next steps

You can check out our 30-Minute Hasura Basics Course and other GraphQL & Hasura Courses for a more detailed introduction to Hasura.

You can also click the gear icon to manage your Hasura Cloud project. (e.g. add collaborators, env vars or custom domains) and add an admin secret to make sure that your GraphQL endpoint and the Hasura console are not publicly accessible.

Project actions