Gem Version


SaaSKit is the Rails SaaS starter kit for building your SaaS business.


  • ruby 2.5 or higher
  • Rails 6.0.0.rc1 or higher


Using rails template

rails new appname --database=postgresql -m

or add this line to your application's Gemfile

gem "saaskit"

And then execute:

bundle install
bundle exec rails generate saaskit:install


Before you start rails server, Please config your secret credential and use the sample template located in config/credentials.yml.sample as the starting point.

# config/credentials.yml.sample

# Mailing list subscription
# -------------------------
# MailChimp
# Get API Key: mailchimp admin dashboard > profile dropdown > account > extras dropdown > API keys
# Get Audience ID: mailchimp admin dashboard > audience > manage audience > settings > Unique id for audience xxx

  api_key: your_api_key
  audience_id: your_audience_id

For development environment:

EDITOR=vim rails credentials:edit --environment development

For test environment:

EDITOR=vim rails credentials:edit --environment test

For production environment:

EDITOR=vim rails credentials:edit


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake test to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the Saaskit project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.