How to create a new room using iFlyChat API

You can use iFlyChat API to programmatically create a new global or private room.

Header Table

Make a HTTP POST request to the following url:

Url Type POST

Request Attribute

This HTTP request should include following parameters:

Attribute Type Description
api_key String The private API key of your website
room_name String name of the new room to be created
room_role String The room role identifier. This determines access to room based upon user role. For example, in Drupal room role id for anonymous user is 1, and for authenticted users it is 2.
room_private String 1 if the room is going to be private (optional)
room_moderate String 1 if the room is going to be moderate (optional)

Response Attribute

The response would be following:

Attribute Type Description
Object JSON It would contain room_id of this newly created room which you can store in your database for internal mapping.

Curl Command

This the sample curl command required to make HTTP request:

curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST -d "{\"api_key\":\"Wr4vpoJ_ET3lpBdX9E9TutUic4Dgb-gc7RGzuZvKqZgW5\", \"room_name\": \"test_room\", \"room_role\": \"1\"}"


This is the sample response:

{ "room_id": 5 }