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#API Reference

The paste.sr.ht API allows you to browse and create pastes on paste.sr.ht programmatically. This API follows the standard sourcehut API conventions.

#Authentication

Authentication is done via the meta.sr.ht OAuth flow. The following OAuth scopes are available for paste.sr.ht:

  • paste:read, paste:write: read & write paste resources

#Resources

#Paste resource

{
  "created": "timestamp",
  "sha": "id of this paste (SHA-1 hash)",
  "user": { short-form user resource },
  "files": [
    {
      "filename": "filename" or null,
      "blob_id": "id of this blob (SHA-1 hash)"
    }, ...
  ]
}

#Blob resource

{
  "created": "timestamp",
  "sha": "id of this blob (SHA-1 hash)",
  "contents": "contents of this blob"
}

#Endpoints

#GET /api/pastes

List of paste resources.

OAuth scope: pastes:read

#POST /api/pastes

Create a new paste resource.

OAuth scope: pastes:write

Request body

{
  "files": [
    {
      "filename": "filename" or null, (optional)
      "contents": "contents of this file"
    }
  ]
}
  • contents must be a UTF-8 encoded string; binary files are not allowed

Response

The new paste resource.

#GET /api/pastes/:sha

Retrieves a paste resource.

OAuth scope: pastes:read

#GET /api/blobs/:sha

Retrieves a blob resource.

OAuth scope: pastes:read

#Webhooks

#/api/pastes/...

Webhook for paste events. Includes the standard webhook endpoints

#paste:create

Issued when a new paste is created.

OAuth scope: paste:read

Request body

Affected paste resource.