POST /sites/$site/posts/$post/subscribers/new

Subscribe current user to be notified of the specified post's comments.

Resource Information

Method POST
Requires authentication? Yes

Method Parameters

Parameter Type Description
$site (int|string) Site ID or domain
$post (int) Post ID

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
http_envelope (bool)
Some environments (like in-browser JavaScript or Flash) block or divert responses with a non-200 HTTP status code. Setting this parameter will force the HTTP status code to always be 200. The JSON response is wrapped in an "envelope" containing the "real" HTTP status code and headers.
pretty (bool)
Output pretty JSON
meta (string) Optional. Loads data from the endpoints found in the 'meta' part of the response. Comma-separated list. Example: meta=site,likes
fields (string) Optional. Returns specified fields only. Comma-separated list. Example: fields=ID,title
callback (string) An optional JSONP callback function.

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description
receive_notifications (bool) Optional. If true notifications will be sent for new comments. To change the notification preference for an existing subscription call the /update endpoint.

Resource Errors

These are the possible errors returned by this endpoint.

HTTP Code Error Identifier Error Message
404 unknown_post Unknown post requested
403 authorization_required You do not have permission to access this resource.
403 unauthorized User cannot view post
403 unauthorized User cannot access this private blog.
403 unauthorized User cannot access this restricted blog
403 authorization_required An active access token must be used to follow a blog.


curl \
 -H 'authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN' \
$options  = array (
  'http' => 
  array (
    'ignore_errors' => true,
    'method' => 'POST',
    'header' => 
    array (
      0 => 'authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN',

$context  = stream_context_create( $options );
$response = file_get_contents(
$response = json_decode( $response );


    "success": true,
    "i_subscribe": true,
    "receives_notifications": false,
    "meta": {
        "links": {
            "site": "https:\/\/\/rest\/v1.1\/sites\/82974409",
            "posts": "https:\/\/\/rest\/v1.1\/sites\/82974409\/posts\/3",
            "help": "https:\/\/\/rest\/v1.1\/sites\/82974409\/posts\/3\/subscribers\/help"