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Authenticated Endpoints

Omar Roth edited this page Oct 21, 2019 · 1 revision

All endpoints under namespace /api/v1/auth require authentication.

Authentication can be in one of two forms:

  • A Cookie: <SID> header (for logged in users)
  • An Authentication: Bearer <TOKEN> (recommended)

A new token can be generated from /authorize_token with the given parameters:

scopes: Comma-separated list of scopes
callback_url: URL to redirect to with generated token
expire: Int64 how long a given token should be valid (in seconds)

Each scope has the following format:

METHOD1;METHOD2...:ENDPOINT(*)?

Where METHOD can be one of GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, PATCH.

An ENDPOINT can be any of the documented endpoints below.

Examples:

  • POST:playlists*: authorizes POST methods to any endpoint under /api/v1/auth/playlists (/api/v1/auth/playlists, /api/v1/playlists/:id/videos, etc.)

  • :playlists/*: authorizes _any method to endpoints under /api/v1/auth/playlists/ (/api/v1/auth/playlists/:id, /api/v1/playlists/:id/videos, etc.)

  • GET:playlists/IVPAAAAAAA: authorizes GET only to playlist IVPAAAAAA.

  • :preferences: authorizes any method to /api/v1/auth/preferences

  • GET;POST:preferences: authorizes GET or POST to /api/v1/auth/preferences

When a callback_url is specified, after a user has authorized a token with the desired scopes, a GET request will be made to the callback_url with the token URL-escaped and appended as token=TOKEN.

GET /api/v1/auth/feed

Get subscription feed for the authenticated user.

Parameters:

max_results: Int32
page: Int32

Schema:

{
    "notifications": [
        {
            "type": "shortVideo",
            "title": String,
            "videoId": String,
            "videoThumbnails": [
                {
                    "quality": String,
                    "url": String,
                    "width": Int64,
                    "height": Int64
                }
            ],
            "lengthSeconds": Int64,
            "author": String,
            "authorId": String,
            "authorUrl": String,
            "published": Int64,
            "publishedText": String,
            "viewCount": Int64
        }
    ],
    "videos": [
        {
            "type": "shortVideo",
            "title": String,
            "videoId": String,
            "videoThumbnails": [
                {
                    "quality": String,
                    "url": String,
                    "width": Int64,
                    "height": Int64
                }
            ],
            "lengthSeconds": Int64,
            "author": String,
            "authorId": String,
            "authorUrl": String,
            "published": Int64,
            "publishedText": String,
            "viewCount": Int64
        }
    ]
}
GET /api/v1/auth/notifications

Parameters:

topics: Array(String) (comma separated: e.g. "UCID1,UCID2) limit of 1000 topics
since: Int64, timestamp

Provides an EventSource for receiving changes from each topic in topics. Currently the only supported topic-type is ucid, which will return an updated video object whenever the given channel uploads a video.

Important to note is that an event will also be sent when a channel changes an already uploaded video, for example changing description or title.

Each event is a JSON object with the same schema as /api/v1/videos. The fields API can be used, which will be applied to each object.

A debug topic can also provided which will return a (psuedo-)randomly selected video every minute.

since will return all videos uploaded since TIMESTAMP, with a limit of the 15 most recent videos from each topic.

More details in #469.

POST /api/v1/auth/notifications

Same as above GET endpoint, however topics is moved into post body as Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded.

GET /api/v1/auth/playlists

Get list of playlists for the given user.

Schema:

[
    {
        "type": "invidiousPlaylist",
        "title": String,
        "playlistId": String,
        "author": String,
        "authorId": null,
        "authorUrl": null,
        "authorThumbnails": [],
        "description": String,
        "descriptionHtml": String,
        "videoCount": Int32,
        "viewCount": 0,
        "updated": Int64,
        "isListed": Boolean,
        "videos": [
            {
                "title": String,
                "videoId": String,
                "author": String,
                "authorId": String,
                "authorUrl": String,
                "videoThumbnails": [
                    {
                        "quality": String,
                        "url": String,
                        "width": Int32,
                        "height": Int32
                    }
                ],
                "index": Int32,
                "indexId": String,
                "lengthSeconds": Int32
            }
        ]
    }
]
POST /api/v1/auth/playlists

Content-Type: application/json

Create new playlist.

Example request body:

{
    "title": String,
    "privacy": "private"
}

privacy can be any of: public, unlisted, private

If successful, returns 201, a link to the created resource as a Location header, and the following response:

{
    "title": String,
    "playlistId": String
}
GET /api/v1/auth/playlists/:id

Returns same result as unauthenticated /api/v1/playlists/:id.

Important to note is that if the requested playlist is marked as private, it will return an error if the request is not authenticated as the playlist's author.

PATCH /api/v1/auth/playlists/:id

Content-Type: application/json

Modify a playlist's description, title, description, or privacy.

Example request body:

{
    "title": String,
    "description": String,
    "privacy": "private"
}

privacy can be any of: public, unlisted, private

Will return 204 on success.

DELETE /api/v1/auth/playlists/:id

Delete a given playlist :id.

Will return 204 on success.

POST /api/v1/auth/playlists/:id/videos

Content-Type: application/json

Add a video to the given playlist :id.

Example request body:

{
    "videoId": String
}

Returns a 201 on success with the following schema:

{
    "title": String,
    "videoId": String,
    "author": String,
    "authorId": String,
    "authorUrl": String,
    "videoThumbnails": [
          {
            "quality": String,
            "url": String,
            "width": Int32,
            "height": Int32
          }
    ]
}
DELETE /api/v1/auth/playlists/:id/videos/:index

Delete a video from the given playlist :id with indexId :index.

Will return 204 on success.

GET /api/v1/auth/preferences

Get preferences for authenticated user.

Schema:

{
    "annotations": false,
    "annotations_subscribed": false,
    "autoplay": false,
    "captions": [
        "",
        "",
        ""
    ],
    "comments": [
        "youtube",
        ""
    ],
    "continue": false,
    "continue_autoplay": true,
    "dark_mode": "light",
    "latest_only": false,
    "listen": false,
    "local": false,
    "locale": "en-US",
    "max_results": 40,
    "notifications_only": false,
    "player_style": "invidious",
    "quality": "hd720",
    "default_home": "Popular",
    "feed_menu": [
        "Trending",
        "Playlists"
    ],
    "related_videos": true,
    "sort": "published",
    "speed": 1.0,
    "thin_mode": false,
    "unseen_only": false,
    "video_loop": false,
    "volume": 100
}
POST /api/v1/auth/preferences

Content-Type: application/json

Patch user preferences.

Example body:

{
    "speed": 2.0,
    "volume": 10
}
GET /api/v1/auth/subscriptions

Get user's subscriptions.

Schema:

[
    {
        "author": String,
        "authorId": String
    }
]
POST /api/v1/auth/subscriptions/:ucid

Content-Type: application/json

Add a given ucid to a user's subscriptions.

Will return 204 on success.

DELETE /api/v1/auth/subscriptions/:ucid

Removes a given ucid from a user's subscriptions.

Will return 204 on success.

GET /api/v1/auth/tokens

Get a list of tokens for the authenticated user.

Schema:

[
    {
        "session": String,
        "issued": Int64
    }
]
POST /api/v1/auth/tokens/register

Content-Type: application/json

Create a new token for the authenticated user.

Example request body:

{
    "scopes": Array(String), // Each scope has same format as each scope in `/authorize_token`
    "callbackUrl": String?,
    "expire": Int64
}

Returns a 200 on success with the newly created token as the response body.

Example response:

{
    "session":"v1:YUwKEL1XwHQzp7-AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=",
    "scopes":["GET:notifications"],
    "signature":"jNYdAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAVAXGb__2Gv-w="
}
POST /api/v1/auth/tokens/unregister

Content-Type: application/json

Revoke a token for the authenticated user.

Example request:

{
    "session": "v1:YUwKEL1XwHQzp7-AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA="
}

Returns 204 on success.

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