Web service API

How to use PageSeeder's Web service API

create comment public

/groups/{group}/comments [POST]



Create a new comment with author as a parameter

This service should be used to create a comment and specifying the author using parameters.


When the author is an existing member, you can use Service: /members/{member}/groups/{group}/comments [POST] instead.


NameDescriptionRequiredTypeDefault value
authorname The name of the author yes string
content The content of the comment yes string
title The title of the comment yes string
assignedto The member ID of the member the task should be assigned to - status MUST be set no long
authoremail The email of the author no email
contenttype The content type of the comment no mediatype text/plain
due The task due date format is ISO-8601 - status MUST be set e.g. 2010-10-25, 2010-10-25T12:26 (defaults to T18:00) no date
labels A comma-separated list of labels no string
notify The notification behavior. no string normal
priority The priority for task e.g. 'High', 'Medium', 'Low' - status MUST be set no priority
properties A pipe-separated list of properties as value pairs (e.g. x=1|y=2|) no string
status The status for task e.g. 'Open', 'Resolved', 'Closed no status
type The type of the comment no string
uris The attachments to this comment (comma-separated list of URI IDs with optional !fragments) no longs
urls The attachments to this comment (comma-separated list of urls with optional #fragments) no urls

Notify parameter

This parameter must be one of:

  • normal  notify based on each member's notification settings;
  • announce  will ignore members' individual notifications settings;
  • silent  no notification


Undocumented permissions requirements.


The XML response includes the created comment as a <comment> wrapped in a <comment-creation> element to indicate whether notification has been sent and if the comment is public.

<comment-creation [notification-email-delayed="true"|
    <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
0x1301 If the author is missing
0x1302 If the author is existing and was specified using authorname or authoremail
0x6301 If the group has no general discussion
0x6302 Failed to create new comment

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