API Reference

Node-RED module APIs

The APIs provided by npm modules that Node-RED is built from. These can be used to embed Node-RED into existing Node.js applications.


This HTTP-based API can be used to remotely administer the runtime. It is used by the Node-RED Editor and command-line admin tool.

Storage API

This API provides a pluggable way to configure where the Node-RED runtime stores data.

Context Store API

New in 0.19 : This API provides a pluggable way to store context data outside of the runtime.

Editor UI Widgets

A set of jQuery widgets that can be used within a node’s edit template. Since 0.14