Blogger

Blogs: get

Retrieves a blog by its ID. Try it now or see an example.

Authorization is required if the blog is private. If the blog is public, then this method can be called without authorization.

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/blogger/v3/blogs/blogId

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
blogId string The ID of the blog to get.
Optional parameters
maxPosts unsigned integer Maximum number of posts to retrieve along with the blog. When this parameter is not specified, no posts will be returned as part of the blog resource.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a Blogs resource in the response body.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library

// The BlogId for the http://code.blogger.com/ blog.
String CODE_BLOG_ID = "3213900";
// Configure the Java API Client for Installed Native App
HttpTransport HTTP_TRANSPORT = new NetHttpTransport();
JsonFactory JSON_FACTORY = new JacksonFactory();
// Configure for the Installed App OAuth2 flow.
Credential credential = OAuth2Native.authorize(HTTP_TRANSPORT,
JSON_FACTORY, new LocalServerReceiver(),
Arrays.asList(BloggerScopes.BLOGGER));
// Construct the Blogger API access facade object.
Blogger blogger = Blogger.builder(HTTP_TRANSPORT, JSON_FACTORY)
.setApplicationName("Blogger-BlogGet-Snippet/1.0")
.setHttpRequestInitializer(credential).build();
// This is the request action that you can configure before sending the request.
Get blogGetAction = blogger.blogs().get(CODE_BLOG_ID); // Restrict the result content to just the data we need.

blogGetAction.setFields("description,name,posts/totalItems,updated");

// This step sends the request to the server.
Blog blog = blogGetAction.execute();
// Now we can navigate the response.
System.out.println("Name: "+blog.getName());
System.out.println("Description: "+blog.getDescription());
System.out.println("Post Count: "+blog.getPosts().getTotalItems());
System.out.println("Last Updated: "+blog.getUpdated());

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