Reference
API
Fuselage
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
}

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0.59.0
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