Offset and Count Information
Starting in version
0.49, some of the endpoints support the query parameters
However, the defaults are different per server due to configuration settings.
Query Parameter Information
offset- number of items to “skip” in the query, is zero based so it starts off at
0being the first item.
count- the number of items to “get” in the query, is one based so to get only one you would pass in
1. If you want to get all of the records, then pass in
0but this will only work if the setting (see below) allows it.
sort- specify the order in which the results should be returned. Sort hash uses attribute name for key and value of
These are the settings for the REST API which relate to the offset and count. If you need to change them, go to
Administration -> General -> REST API.
API_Default_Count(Default Count) - Defines the default
countfor when the parameter is not provided
API_Upper_Count_Limit(Max Record Amount) - Defines ceiling for the
countand this value will be set if the
API_Allow_Infinite_Count(Allow Getting Everything) - Determines whether
0can be passed into the
countto allow getting all of the records.
To limit the results to 5 items and to get the third “page”, you would provide
To sort by name descending, and status ascending, you would provide