Poll API#

Base endpoint is: /ocs/v2.php/apps/spreed/api/v1

Create a poll in a conversation#

  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /poll/{token}
  • Data:
field type Description
question string The question of the poll
options string[] Array of strings with the voting options
resultMode int The result and voting mode of the poll, 0 means participants can immediatelly see the result and who voted for which option. 1 means the result is hidden until the poll is closed and then only the summary is published.
maxVotes int Maximum amount of options a participant can vote for
  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 201 Created
      • 400 Bad Request When the question or the options were too long or invalid (not strings)
      • 403 Forbidden When the conversation is read-only
      • 403 Forbidden When the actor does not have chat permissions
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 412 Precondition Failed When the lobby is active and the user is not a moderator
    • Data:

      See Poll data

Get state or result of a poll#

  • Method: GET
  • Endpoint: /poll/{token}/{pollId}

  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 201 Created
      • 400 Bad Request In case of any other error
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the poll id could not be found in the conversation
      • 412 Precondition Failed When the lobby is active and the user is not a moderator
    • Data:

    See Poll data

Vote on a poll#

  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /poll/{token}/{pollId}
  • Data:
field type Description
optionIds int[] The option IDs the participant wants to vote for
  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 201 Created
      • 400 Bad Request When an option id is invalid
      • 400 Bad Request When too many options were voted
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the poll id could not be found in the conversation
      • 412 Precondition Failed When the lobby is active and the user is not a moderator
    • Data:

    See Poll data

Close a poll#

  • Method: DELETE
  • Endpoint: /poll/{token}/{pollId}

  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 200 OK
      • 403 Forbidden When the participant is not the author of the poll or a moderator
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the poll id could not be found in the conversation
      • 412 Precondition Failed When the lobby is active and the user is not a moderator
    • Data:

    See Poll data

Poll data#

Note

Due to the structure of the votes array the response is not valid in XML. It is therefor recommended to use format=json or send the Accept: application/json header, to receive a JSON response.

field type Description
id int ID of the poll
question string The question of the poll
options string[] The options participants can vote for
votes int[] Map with 'option-' + optionId => number of votes (only available for when the actor voted on public poll or the poll is closed)
actorType string Actor type of the poll author (see Constants - Attendee types)
actorId string Actor ID identifying the poll author
actorDisplayName string Display name of the poll author
status int Status of the poll (see Constants - Poll status)
resultMode int Result mode of the poll (see Constants - Poll mode)
maxVotes int Maximum amount of options a user can vote for, 0 means unlimited
votedSelf int[] Array of option ids the participant voted for
numVoters int The number of unique voters that voted (only available when the actor voted on public poll or the poll is closed unless for the creator and moderators)
details array[] Detailed list who voted for which option (only available for public closed polls), see Details below

Details#

field type Description
actorType string The actor type of the participant that voted (see Constants - Attendee types)
actorId string The actor id of the participant that voted
actorDisplayName string The display name of the participant that voted
optionId int The option that was voted for