postMedia

Description

Distributing media via Mobypicture is done by doing a HTTP-POST call to our servers.
Please make sure you are using multipart/form-data as your encoding type.

There is no need to specify which kind of file you are uploading (photo/audio/video), just make sure the file gets to us in one piece and we’ll sort things out.

You can test posting to Mobypicture by using our very basic POST-testing tool

URL Endpoint

https://api.mobypicture.com/

Requires Authentication

Yes, read more about our authentication.

HTTP Method

POST, please make sure you are using multipart/form-data as your encoding type.

Supported filetypes

Photo

  • jpeg
  • png
  • bmp
  • gif

Video

  • flv
  • mpeg
  • mkv *
  • wmv
  • mov
  • 3gp
  • mp4
  • avi *

Audio

  • mp3
  • wma
  • aac
  • aif
  • au
  • flac
  • ra
  • wav
  • ogg
  • 3gp

* Please note:
Due to different ways of encoding video files we may not be able to process some files, even when they appear in this list

Parameters

  • action

    addLike

  • key

    Your developer key, which you can apply for here.

  • i

    The binary data

Optional

  • t

    Title

  • d

    Description

  • tags

    Tags

  • latlong

    Location (lat/long) (for example: 52.364882,4.902349

  • ht

    Hashtag(s) (for example: #020

  • s

    Service(s) to post thes Media to.

    For example:
    twitter,flickr,tumblr
    or:none,+twitter
    or:all,-twitter
    or: none,#123,#32,#2 (These numbers are the ID’s acquired by calling getServices first).

  • taken_on

    Taken on (ISO 8601 date) (for example 2009-10-27T15:19:21+01:00.
    Used to backdate Poests

  • privacy_level

    ‘private’ or ‘public’. If not given ‘public’ is assumed.

  • pretty_json

    To output human readable JSON. XML is already human readable

  • format

    The desired output format. Possible values are json and xml. If no format is given, JSON will be returned.

Note: If you only supply a description (and no title), the description will automatically be used as title.

Rate Limited

Not yet.

Response

JSON

{
    "url": "http:\/\/moby.to\/di8is0",
    "id":8691258,
    result":"0",
    "message":""
}

XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<mobypicture>
  <result code="0"></result>
  <url>http://moby.to/n0do7r</url>
  <id>8691267</id>
</mobypicture>

Plain

0

(To get the Moby tiny url as format is ‘plain’, please use postMediaUrl)

This page is last updated on February 10, 2011 by

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