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I am trying to create a node using the rest service. I am hitting /myendpoint/node using a post. My header is application/json. I am not sure what I need to post as the data.

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Something along the lines of this, &node[title]=testnode&node[type]=story&node[field_test][0][value]=testtting

Also, if you are ever unaware of what to send, just look at the tests.

  • 406 Not Acceptable: Missing required argument node – ted.strauss Jun 18 '12 at 16:35
  • look at which tests? – ted.strauss Jun 18 '12 at 16:35
  • Kyle, what test were you referreing to in your answer and are there such tests for a D7 Services beginner to take advantage of? – sisko Nov 25 '13 at 9:38
  • The tests are in the test folder for the services module. – Kyle Browning Nov 27 '13 at 17:24
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This might give you some ideas: https://gist.github.com/affc9864487bb1b9c918.

I assume you have Content-Type: application/json in your header.

Example curl call with session authentication:

curl -X POST "http://example.com/endpoint/node" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" -H "Cookie: {session_name}={session_id}" -d '{"type":"story","title":"Test Title","body":"Test Body"}'

Basically you have to post data in JSON format, that maps to the fields of the content type you want to create. If you have custom fields it is just a bit more tricky. See: http://drupal.org/node/1354202.

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