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COGS #2 by Z-GrimV
We are happy to announce the release of an improved API. After many years the api had become a little confusing and was not keeping up with changes to its backend systems. We therefore decided to redesign parts and fix some of the confusing naming and behaviour.

These changes are versioned so if you are using version prior to 20150416 there will be no change in behaviour, we plan to support the old api for around a year.

Summary of Changes

The folderid and stashid fields have been replaced by stackid and itemid respectively, this change applies to all endpoints.

These endpoints were removed and their functionality is provided by newer ones

  • /stash/folder
  • /stash/media
  • /stash/metadata
  • /stash/move/file
  • /stash/move/folder

New endpoints to manage stacks

  • POST /stash/move/{stackid} - moves stacks
  • POST /stash/position/{stackid} - change the position of a stack within a parent stack
  • POST /stash/update/{stackid} - update stack details (title, description)
  • GET /stash/{stackid} - fetch stack details, returns stash_metadata object
  • GET /stash/{stackid}/contents - list stack contents, supports pagination

New endpoints to manage items

  • GET /stash/item/{itemid} - fetch an item, returns stash_metadata object
  • POST /stash/delete - delete an item by itemid

Stash Metadata object

  • Renamed fields folderid and stashid
  • Removed is_folder
  • Replaced keywords with tags

Any problems can be reported on the GitHub Issue Tracker.

Header artwork: COGS #2 by Z-GrimV

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SamThePenetrator Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016  Professional Artist
Please. Add a subfolders to favourites Please :omgomg: 
Server009 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016
What's the big deal. Putting the Next page under the Previous page. That's just crazy. :( (Sad)  Please return it to normal.
Server009 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2016
Old browse gallery worked better. Please bring it back!
Galehawk Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Could you guys fix the newest page i can not see any of the arts.

thank you.
Galehawk Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
The only thing i don't like about the newest page is i keep seeing the same old arts over and over again, could you guys please fix this.

thank you.
Server009 Featured By Owner Edited Jun 2, 2016
Please return the browse gallery back to normal! :( (Sad)  I'm begging you! Worship 
deviant-art-app Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016
Is DA API is still supported? No comments on issues for more then 20 days...
Sitting-Brain Featured By Owner May 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Last changes in the changelog, as well as last minor version are marked October 14th 2014, the latest journal is about Stash API from a year ago. I'd say API is temporarily abandoned. 
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