Search Zotonic’s resources using the Search.

For instance, the API call:


Returns a JSON list of all resource ids of the category text that contain the string test:


Adding &format=simple to the API call gives us a list of JSON objects:

      "category": [
      "id": 338,
      "preview_url": "http://example.test:8000/image/2014/10/8/image_2014_09_09_19_19_41.png%28800x800%29%28upscale%29%28CF8AD1D93AC1B8457F9AD6B9BA64C74F%29.jpg",
      "summary": {
          "trans": {
              "en": "English summary",
              "es": "Spanish summary"
      "title": {
          "trans": {
              "en": "English",
              "es": "Hola hola Espanol"


You can enter all parameters that are in the standard Search.

Besides, the following parameters exist:


The number of results to return. Defaults to 20; maximum number to return per call is 1000. To return more, do multiple requests with the offset parameter.


Start offset for the result set.


Either ids to return a plain array of rsc ids; or simple to return a list of JSON objects with the resource’s title, summary, category, and preview_url (the first image).

See also