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Comments and Comment Threads

comments#create - Create a new comment

Parameters

Name Description
body required The text of the comment you want to save. Allowed html tags are: `br strong b em i img a`
post_id The id the post the comment belongs to (passed via URL)
parent_comment_id The id of the parent comment if this is a nested reply

Request

Route

POST /v1/comments

Headers

Accept: application/json
Content-Type: application/json
Authorization: Bearer your_access_token
Host: api.producthunt.com

Body

{
  "comment": {
    "body": "Yay new comment!",
    "post_id": 1541
  }
}

Response

Status

201 Created

Headers

X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN
X-XSS-Protection: 1; mode=block
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
X-Rate-Limit-Limit: 900
X-Rate-Limit-Remaining: 900
X-Rate-Limit-Reset: 900
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
ETag: W/"7c19d8cdd00b8e72dbfc97d5c7886c09"
Cache-Control: max-age=0, private, must-revalidate
Content-Length: 7032

Body

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      "featured": true,
      "ios_featured_at": false,
      "maker_inside": false,
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