Web service API

How to use PageSeeder's Web service API

start group index

/members/{member}/groups/{group}/index/start [POST]



Start group indexing.

Invoking this service will start an Asynchronous process.

The thread will start the indexing for an entire group.

When indexing versions, the parameter version must be specified. For all the documents found, the closest previous version found is indexed.


NameDescriptionRequiredTypeDefault value
typesA comma-separated list of types to index. e.g. "comment,document"noenums
version The document version if the types include "version"maybestring

The possible types are "document", "comment" and "version".


The 'types' parameter isn't required but if if it isn't specified there will be nothing to index.


Only group managers can invoke this service.


This service returns the following XML:

  <thread ...>
      <progress current="[current item]"
                total="[total items to index]"/>
      <!-- for each type specified.. -->
      <type name="[comment|document|version]"

Error Handling

No specific errors expected for this service.

After this service is invoked, errors can be found in the indexing logs.

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