Comments: list

Retrieves the list of comments for a post. Try it now or see an example.

Authorization is required if the comments are on a blog that is private. If the comments are on a blog that is public, then this method can be called without authorization.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
blogId string The ID of the blog to fetch comments from.
postId string The ID of the post to fetch comments from.
Optional parameters
endDate datetime Latest date of comment to fetch, a date-time with RFC 3339 formatting.
fetchBodies boolean Whether the body content of the comments is included.
maxResults unsigned integer Maximum number of comments to include in the result.
pageToken string Continuation token if request is paged.
startDate datetime Earliest date of comment to fetch, a date-time with RFC 3339 formatting.
status string

Acceptable values are:
  • "emptied": Comments that have had their content removed
  • "live": Comments that are publicly visible
  • "pending": Comments that are awaiting administrator approval
  • "spam": Comments marked as spam by the administrator
view string

Acceptable values are:
  • "ADMIN": Admin level detail
  • "AUTHOR": Author level detail
  • "READER": Admin level detail

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

  "kind": "blogger#commentList",
  "nextPageToken": string,
  "prevPageToken": string,
  "items": [
    comments Resource
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string The kind of this entry. Always blogger#commentList.
nextPageToken string Pagination token to fetch the next page, if one exists.
prevPageToken string Pagination token to fetch the previous page, if one exists.
items[] list The list of comments resources for the specified post.


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

// The BlogId for the blog.
String BUZZ_BLOG_ID = "2399953";
// The PostId for a buzz post with comments.
String BUZZ_POST_ID = "5310628572012276714";
// 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.
List commentsListAction = blogger.comments().list(BUZZ_BLOG_ID, BUZZ_POST_ID);
// Restrict the result content to just the data we need.
// This step sends the request to the server.
CommentList comments = commentsListAction.execute();
// Now we can navigate the response.
while(comments.getItems() != null && !comments.getItems().isEmpty()){
for(Comment comment : comments.getItems()) {
System.out.println(comment.getAuthor().getDisplayName()+": "+comment.getContent());
// Pagination logic
String pageToken = comments.getNextPageToken();
if(pageToken == null) {
System.out.println("-- Next page of comments");
comments = commentsListAction.execute();


Try it!

Use the APIs Explorer below to call this method on live data and see the response.