Blogs: getByUrl

Retrieves a blog by URL. 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.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
url string The URL of the blog to retrieve.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


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


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).


Uses the Java client library

String CODE_BLOG_URL = "";
// Configure the Java API Client for Installed Native App
HttpTransport HTTP_TRANSPORT = new NetHttpTransport();
JsonFactory JSON_FACTORY = new JacksonFactory();
// Configure the Installed App OAuth2 flow.
Credential credential = OAuth2Native.authorize(HTTP_TRANSPORT,
JSON_FACTORY, new LocalServerReceiver(),
// Construct the Blogger API access facade object.
Blogger blogger = Blogger.builder(HTTP_TRANSPORT, JSON_FACTORY)
// The request action object.
GetByUrl blogGetByUrlAction = blogger.blogs().getByUrl();
// Configure which blog URL to look up.
// Restrict the result content to just the data we need.
// This step sends the request to the server.
Blog blog = blogGetByUrlAction.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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