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Channel

An individual channel represented in the Graph API.

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To read a channel, perform an HTTP GET request on https://api.dailymotion.com/channel/CHANNEL_ID. By default, only a small number of fields are returned. To request specific fields, pass the list of wanted fields in the fields query-string parameter (ex: https://api.dailymotion.com/channel/CHANNEL_ID?fields=field1,field2,...).

Global API Parameters

The following parameters are valid globally on the API:

  • localization – Change the default localization of the user. This will affect results language and content selection.

    Note that changing the localization won’t give access to geoblocked content of the defined localization. The IP of the API consumer is always used for this kind of restriction. You can use a standard locale like fr_FR, en_US or simply en, it.

  • family_filter – Enable/disable the family filter. By default, the family filter is on. Changing this parameter will filter-out

    explit content from searches and global contexts. You should always check the explicit field when applicable as some contexts may return those contents. You should then flag those content in your UI to warn the user about the nature of the content.

  • ssl_assets – Get secured https urls for assets. By default, this option is turned off. Changing this parameter value to true

    will provides https urls for video/thumbnail_*_url, video/embed_html, video/embed_url, video/swf_url, user/avatar_*_url

  • thumbnail_ratio – Change video thumbnails ratio. By default, the ratio is ‘original’

    Accepted values (‘original’, ‘widescreen’, ‘square’) This parameter is applied to video/thumbnail_*_url (except thumbnail_url)

  • device_filter – Filter content and change media assets. By default, the device is auto-detected based on the user-agent of the API consumer.

    Valid values are web, mobile, iptv. Changing this value will filter-out all contents not allowed on the defined device.

  • capabilities – global filter used in video listings

    Accepted values (drm_adobeaccess, drm_playready, paywall_cleeng, embed_html, embed_flash)

Fields

Name Description Permissions Format
created_time Date and time when this channel was created. No access_token required for reading. Returns date.
description Comprehensive localized description of this channel. No access_token required for reading. Returns string, min size: 1, max size: 150.
id The channel object ID No access_token required for reading. Returns the object id.
name Localized short name of this channel. No access_token required for reading. Returns string, min size: 1, max size: 150.
slug Slug name of this channel. No access_token required for reading. Returns string, min size: 1, max size: 150.
sort Change the default result set ordering. This field can be used as filter but can’t be read nor written. Returns string, allowed values: popular, alpha.
updated_time Date and time when this channel was last updated. No access_token required for reading. Returns date.

Connections

Name Description Permissions Returns
users List of the top users of this channel. No access_token required for reading. A list of User.
videos List of videos of this channel. No access_token required for reading. A list of Video.

The users connection

Read

You can read the list of a channel‘s users by issuing an HTTP GET to /channel/CHANNEL_ID/users. You can requests the list of user‘s fields to be returned using the fields parameter.

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The videos connection

Read

You can read the list of a channel‘s videos by issuing an HTTP GET to /channel/CHANNEL_ID/videos. You can requests the list of video‘s fields to be returned using the fields parameter.

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