Posts: insert

Requires authorization

Adds a post. Try it now or see an example.


HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/blogger/v3/blogs/blogId/posts


Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
blogId string ID of the blog to add the post to.
Optional parameters
isDraft boolean Whether to create the post as a draft


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

In the request body, supply a Posts resource.


If successful, this method returns a Posts 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

// The BlogId of a test blog.
String TEST_BLOG_ID = "8070105920543249955";
// 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)
// Construct a post to insert
Post content = new Post();
content.setTitle("A test post");
content.setContent("With <code>HTML</code> content");
// The request action.
Insert postsInsertAction = blogger.posts()
.insert(TEST_BLOG_ID, content);
// Restrict the result content to just the data we need.
// This step sends the request to the server.
Post post = postsInsertAction.execute();
// Now we can navigate the response.
System.out.println("Title: " + post.getTitle());
System.out.println("Author: " + post.getAuthor().getDisplayName());
System.out.println("Published: " + post.getPublished()); System.out.println("URL: " + post.getUrl()); System.out.println("Content: " + post.getContent());

Try it!

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