Web service API

How to use PageSeeder's Web service API

create comment uri fragment public

/uris/{uri}/fragments/{+fragment}/comments [POST]



Create a new comment for URI fragment.

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


Comments support two types of metadata:

  • properties, a set of values pairs
  • labels.

Task details

This service can be used to either turn a thread into a task or to edit the task details of a task.

Task details are automatically inherited from the previous comment in the thread.


NameDescriptionRequiredTypeDefault value
authornameThe name of the author.yesstring
contentThe content of the comment.yesstring
groupsA comma-separated list of group names the comment should belong to.yesstrings
titleThe title of the comment.yesstring
assignedtoThe ID of the member to assign the task to – status MUST be set.nolong
authoremailThe email address of the author.noemail
contenttypeThe content type of the comment.nomediatypetext/plain
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
fragmentThe fragment.nostring
labelsA comma-separated list of label values.nolabels
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'.nostatus
typeThe type of the comment.nostring
urisComma-separated list of attachments as URI ID with optional !fragment.nolongs
urlsComma-separated list of attachments as URL with optional #fragment.nourls


Permissions requirements to be updated.


<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
0x1002Invalid email address
0x1301If the author is missing
0x1302If the author is existing and was specified using authorname or authoremail
0x1303Both URI and URL have been specified
0x1304The URL is invalid
0x1305The URL does not match a GroupURI
0x1306The Group is invalid
0x1307The assigned to member is invalid
0x1308The due date is invalid
0x6301If the group has no general discussion
0x6302Failed to create new comment

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