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pages/{pageid}/properties (GET) (TCS)


Retrieve the properties associated with a page

  • REST Method: GET
  • Method Access: public

Uri Parameters

Name Type Description
pageid string either an integer page ID, "home", or "=" followed by a double uri-encoded page title

Query Parameters

Name Type Description
depth int? Between 0 and 2 levels deep in the search are allowed. If depth is 1 or 2, the names argument only can be a single property to be looked up, and no wildcards are allowed
names string? Comma separated list of names of properties to return. The entire value should be URI encoded including the commas. Use '*' at the start or end of a name for wildcard matches. Default: all properties
contentcutoff int? Only show property content shorter than this number of bytes. Default: 2048
redirects int? If zero, do not follow page redirects.
authenticate bool? Force authentication for request (default: false)

Return Codes

Name Value Description
OK 200 The request completed successfully
Bad Request 400 Invalid input parameter or request body
Forbidden 403 READ access is required
Not Found 404 Requested page could not be found

Message Format

Response is a list of the standard property xml blocks as well as the language element.

<properties count="{int}" href="{uri}">
 <property name="{text}" href="{uri}" etag="{text}">
  <contents type="{text}" href="{uri}">{text}</contents>
  <user.modified id="{int}" href="{uri}">

Implementation Notes

  • This feature shows the page language. An empty language indicates culture invariant.
  • READ access to the page is required to see page properties

C# Code Sample: Retrieve All Page Properties

The following code authenticates and retrieves all properties belonging to the page.

Sample Code

Plug p = Plug.New("http://devwiki/@api/deki"); 
p.At("users", "authenticate")
 .WithCredentials("sysop", "password").Get(); 
XDoc props = p.At("pages", "=My%252fTest%252fPage", "properties")

Sample Response from executing Code

<properties count="1" href="http://devwiki/@api/deki/pages/42/properties">
  <property name="myprop" href="http://devwiki/@api/deki/pages/42/properties/myprop/info" etag="4465.r2_ts2009-03-20T23:52:50Z">
    <contents type="text/plain" href="http://devwiki/@api/deki/pages/42/properties/myprop">new value for property</contents>
    <user.modified id="1" href="http://devwiki/@api/deki/users/1">
    <change-description>description of change</change-description>

Implementation notes 

Add notes about requirements or config values

C# Code Sample: Retrieve Home Page Language

The following code example retrieves the home page language:

Sample Code

Plug p = Plug.New("http://deki-hayes/@api/deki");  
p.At("pages", "home", "properties").Get();  

Sample Response from executing Code

Sample response indicating that the home page language is German:

<properties href="http://deki-hayes/@api/deki/pages/29/properties">

Implementation notes 

Add notes about requirements or config values

Curl Code Sample: Retrieve Page Properties

The following command retrieves a list of page properties associated with page "foo":

Sample Code

curl -u username:password -i http://mindtouch.address/@api/deki/pages/=foo/properties

Sample Response from executing Code

Example output for a page with 1 property:

Content-Type: application/xml

<properties count="1" href="">
  <property name="" href="" etag="114.r1_ts2010-01-29T22:16:57Z">
    <contents type="text/plain; charset=utf-8" size="4" href="">test</contents>
    <user.modified id="88" href="">
      <email hidden="true"/>
  <language deprecated="true"/>

Implementation notes 

curl flags

Provides external user authentication. Note that if anonymous access is available and authentication is not forced, this flag may be omitted.
Outputs the HTTP response headers. Useful for debugging.


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