Web service API

How to use PageSeeder's Web service API

create comment

/members/{member}/groups/{group}/comments [POST]



Create a new group comment from member.

Create a comment for group, reply, url or uri/fragment.


NameDescriptionRequiredTypeDefault value
contentThe content of the comment.yesstring
titleThe title of the comment. Max 255 characters.yesstring
assignedtoThe ID of the member to assign the task to – status MUST be set.nolong
authoremailThe email address of the author (manager only).noemailthe current member's email
authornameThe name of the author (manager only).nostringthe current member's name
contenttypeThe content type of the comment.nomediatypetext/plain 
createdThe creation date of the comment, format is ISO-8601 e.g. 2010-10-25T12:26:00+10:00 (manager only).nodatetimethe current datetime
dueThe task due date, format is ISO-8601 – status MUST be set e.g. 2010-10-25, 2010-10-25T12:26 (defaults to T18:00).nodate or datetimethe due date of previous comment in thread
labelsA comma-separated list of label values.nolabel
notifyThe notification behavior.nonotifynormal
notify-asyncWhether emails should be sent asynchronously (for slow email servers).nobooleanfalse
priorityThe priority for the task e.g. 'High', 'Medium', 'Low' – status MUST be set.nopriority
propertiesA pipe-separated list of value pairs (e.g. 'x=1|y=2|').nostring
statusThe task status value, e.g. 'Open'.nostatusthe status of the previous comment in thread
typeThe type of the comment.nostring
urisComma-separated list of attachments as URI ID with optional !fragment.nolong
urlsComma-separated list of attachments as URL with optional #fragment.nourl
draftWhether the comment is a draft.nobooleanfalse



The  @status attribute must use a value that has been defined in the group properties. For example: “Open”, “Resolved”, “Closed”.


The @priority attribute must use a value that has been defined in the group properties. For example: “High”, “Medium”, “Low”.


Permissions requirements to be updated.


    <comment id="123"
        <title>Cavern stolen!</title>
        <author email="alibaba@fortythieves.com.au"> ... </author>
        <assignedto id="123"
                    date="2012-03-09T..."> ... </assignedto>
        <modifiedby id="456"
                   date="2012-03-09T..."> ... </modifiedby>        
        <content id="789"
                 type="text/plain">Sesame opened the door</content>
            <uri id="189"> ... </uri>
        <attachment fragment="5">
            <uri id="289"> ... </uri>

Error Handling

CodeCause / Description
0x0000Missing required title
0x1301Author missing, if the member is invalid
0x1304The URL is invalid
0x1307The assigned to member is invalid. The status is required to validate
0x1308The due date is invalid. The status is required to validate
0x0201Missing required content
0x6301If the group has no general discussion
0x6302Failed to create new comment

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