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Get shared link for web link

get
https://api.box.com/2.0
/web_links/:web_link_id

Gets the information for a shared link on a web link.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

Query Parameters

stringin queryrequired
shared_link

Explicitly request the shared_link fields to be returned for this item.

Response

application/jsonWeb link (Standard)

Returns the base representation of a web link with the additional shared link information.

application/jsonClient error

Returned when the access token provided in the Authorization header is not recognized or not provided.

application/jsonClient error

Returned if the file is not found, or the user does not have access to the file.

application/jsonClient error

Returned if the file_id is not in a recognized format.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Get shared link for web link
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X GET "https://api.box.com/2.0/web_links/32423234?fields=shared_link" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
Python
shared_link = client.web_link('12345').get().shared_link
url = shared_link['url']

Response Example

{
  "id": "12345",
  "type": "web_link",
  "etag": "1",
  "shared_link": {
    "url": "https://app.box.com/s/kwio6b4ovt1264rnfbyqo1",
    "download_url": "https://app.box.com/shared/static/kwio6b4ovt1264rnfbyqo1.pdf",
    "vanity_url": null,
    "vanity_name": null,
    "effective_access": "open",
    "effective_permission": "can_download",
    "is_password_enabled": false,
    "unshared_at": "2020-09-21T10:34:41-07:00",
    "download_count": 0,
    "preview_count": 0,
    "access": "open",
    "permissions": {
      "can_preview": true,
      "can_download": true,
      "can_edit": false
    }
  }
}