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Web link (Base)

Web links are objects that point to URLs. These objects are also known as bookmarks within the Box web application.

Web link objects are treated similarly to file objects, they will also support most actions that apply to regular files.

This resource has a few variations that can be encountered when using the API.

The fields that are part of the base variant represent the default fields that are always returned when using the fields query parameter, additional to the fields specified in the parameter.


The unique identifier for this web link



Value is always web_link


The entity tag of this web link. Used with If-Match headers.

Response Example

  "id": "11446498",
  "type": "web_link",
  "etag": "1"