Channel Create

Creates a new public channel, optionally including specified users. The channel creator is always included.

URL Requires Auth HTTP Method
/api/v1/channels.create yes POST


Argument Example Required Description
name channelname Required The name of the new channel
members ["pimenta.bot"] Optional
Default: []
The users to add to the channel when it is created.
readOnly true Optional
Default: false
Set if the channel is read only or not.

Example Call

curl -H "X-Auth-Token: 9HqLlyZOugoStsXCUfD_0YdwnNnunAJF8V47U3QHXSq" \
     -H "X-User-Id: aobEdbYhXfu5hkeqG" \
     -H "Content-type: application/json" \
     http://localhost:3000/api/v1/channels.create \
     -d '{ "name": "channelname" }'

Example Result

   "channel": {
      "_id": "ByehQjC44FwMeiLbX",
      "name": "channelname",
      "t": "c",
      "usernames": [
      "msgs": 0,
      "u": {
         "_id": "aobEdbYhXfu5hkeqG",
         "username": "example"
      "ts": "2016-05-30T13:42:25.304Z"
   "success": true

Change Log

Version Description
0.13.0 Added