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How to use PageSeeder's Web service API

start group index

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


Start group indexing.

Invoking this service starts an Asynchronous process.


NameDescriptionRequiredTypeDefault value
typesA comma-separated list of types to index. e.g. comment,documentnoenums
clearWhether to clear the whole index first (only allowed when all types are indexed)nobooleanfalse

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

The types parameter isn’t required but, if it isn’t specified, there is nothing to index.


Only group manager 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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