POST /sites/$site/comments/$comment_ID/likes/new

Like a comment.

Resource Information

   
Method POST
URL https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1.1/sites/$site/comments/$comment_ID/likes/new
Requires authentication? Yes

Method Parameters

Parameter Type Description
$site (int|string) Site ID or domain
$comment_ID (int) The comment ID

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
http_envelope (bool)
false:
(default)
true:
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)
false:
(default)
true:
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.

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
success (bool) Was the operation successful?
i_like (bool) Does the user like this comment?
like_count (int) The number of likes for this comment.
meta (object) Meta data

Resource Errors

These are the possible errors returned by this endpoint.

HTTP Code Error Identifier Error Message
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 like a comment.
404 unknown_comment Unknown comment

Example

curl \
 -H 'authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN' \
 'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/en.blog.wordpress.com/comments/147564/likes/new/'
<?php
$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(
	'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/en.blog.wordpress.com/comments/147564/likes/new/',
	false,
	$context
);
$response = json_decode( $response );
?>

Response

{
    "success": true,
    "i_like": true,
    "like_count": 1,
    "meta": {
        "links": {
            "help": "https:\/\/public-api.wordpress.com\/rest\/v1\/sites\/3584907\/comments\/147564\/likes\/new\/help",
            "post": "https:\/\/public-api.wordpress.com\/rest\/v1\/sites\/3584907\/posts\/9612",
            "comment": "https:\/\/public-api.wordpress.com\/rest\/v1\/sites\/3584907\/comments\/147564",
            "site": "https:\/\/public-api.wordpress.com\/rest\/v1\/sites\/3584907"
        }
    }
}