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Channel messages

Lists all of the specific channel messages on the server. It supports the Offset, Count, and Sort Query Parameters along with Query and Fields Query Parameters.

URL Requires Auth HTTP Method
/api/v1/channels.messages yes GET

Query Parameters

Argument Example Required Description
roomId ByehQjC44FwMeiLbX Required(if no roomName The channel’s id
roomName testChannel Required(if no roomId) The channel’s name

Example Call


curl -H "X-Auth-Token: 9HqLlyZOugoStsXCUfD_0YdwnNnunAJF8V47U3QHXSq" \
     -H "X-User-Id: aobEdbYhXfu5hkeqG" \
     http://localhost:3000/api/v1/channels.messages?roomId=ByehQjC44FwMeiLbX

Example Result


{
    "messages": [
        {
            "_id": "xadufzmxzYQp4H9py",
            "alias": "test",
            "msg": "Example message",
            "attachments": [],
            "parseUrls": true,
            "bot": {
                "i": "MnQyfhWt5LqZotyfc"
            },
            "groupable": false,
            "ts": "2018-10-05T01:10:47.524Z",
            "u": {
                "_id": "rocket.cat",
                "username": "rocket.cat",
                "name": "Rocket.Cat"
            },
            "rid": "GENERAL",
            "_updatedAt": "2018-10-05T13:42:51.163Z",
            "reactions": {
                ":grin:": {
                    "usernames": [
                        "marcos.defendi"
                    ]
                }
            },
            "mentions": [],
            "channels": [],
            "starred": {
                "_id": "KPkEYwKKBKZnEEPpt"
            }
        },
        {
            "_id": "id-1538701845987",
            "rid": "GENERAL",
            "msg": "This message was edited via API",
            "alias": "Gruggy",
            "emoji": ":smirk:",
            "avatar": "http://res.guggy.com/logo_128.png",
            "attachments": [
                {
                    "collapsed": false,
                    "color": "#ff0000",
                    "text": "Yay for gruggy!",
                    "ts": "2016-12-09T16:53:06.761Z",
                    "message_link": "https://google.com",
                    "thumb_url": "http://res.guggy.com/logo_128.png",
                    "author_name": "Bradley Hilton",
                    "author_link": "https://rocket.chat/",
                    "author_icon": "https://avatars.githubusercontent.com/u/850391?v=3",
                    "title": "Attachment Example",
                    "title_link": "https://youtube.com",
                    "title_link_download": true,
                    "image_url": "http://res.guggy.com/logo_128.png",
                    "audio_url": "http://www.w3schools.com/tags/horse.mp3",
                    "video_url": "http://www.w3schools.com/tags/movie.mp4",
                    "fields": [
                        {
                            "short": true,
                            "title": "Test",
                            "value": "Testing out something or other"
                        },
                        {
                            "short": true,
                            "title": "Another Test",
                            "value": "[Link](https://google.com/) something and this and that."
                        }
                    ]
                }
            ],
            "ts": "2018-10-05T01:10:45.994Z",
            "u": {
                "_id": "rocketchat.internal.admin.test",
                "username": "rocketchat.internal.admin.test",
                "name": "RocketChat Internal Admin Test"
            },
            "_updatedAt": "2018-10-05T01:10:47.064Z",
            "editedBy": {
                "_id": "rocketchat.internal.admin.test",
                "username": "rocketchat.internal.admin.test"
            },
            "editedAt": "2018-10-05T01:10:46.384Z",
            "reactions": {
                ":smile:": {
                    "usernames": [
                        "rocketchat.internal.admin.test"
                    ]
                },
                ":squid:": {
                    "usernames": [
                        "rocketchat.internal.admin.test"
                    ]
                },
                ":bee:": {
                    "usernames": [
                        "rocketchat.internal.admin.test"
                    ]
                },
                ":ant:": {
                    "usernames": [
                        "rocketchat.internal.admin.test"
                    ]
                }
            },
            "mentions": [],
            "channels": [],
            "urls": []
        },
    ],
    "count": 2,
    "offset": 0,
    "total": 2,
    "success": true
}

Change Log

Version Description
0.59.0 Added