Using ipfs is returning gateway_timeout

Hello i’m using IPFS Desktop for deploying a folders and then using the:${folderCID}&data-encoding=text ipfs url to retrieve information, however i receive Gateway Timeout almost all of the time any idea whats wrong, also any idea how to setup IPFS Desktop to deploy directly to main infura project and not some public nodes

Hi @mitevandon94 and welcome to our Infura community.

We are having some rate limits for our IPFS API as follows:

Write API calls have 10 requests/sec limit for the following endpoints:


You can retrieve IPFS data using the API with a limit of 100 requests/sec via the remaining read-only methods such as:


You can check all of our limits for IPFS here → IPFS | Infura Documentation

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