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Explorer | Level 3

Hi, I want to display all the images loaded in a folder to the user with open and download function, How is that possible with API ??

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Dropboxer

Dropbox does offer an API you can use for listing, uploading, and downloading files, among other operations. You can find everything you need to get started with the Dropbox API, including documentation, tutorials, and SDKs here:

 

https://www.dropbox.com/developers

 

For example, to list the contents of a folder, you would use:

And to download a file you would use:

 

By the way, those are links to the documentation for the HTTPS endpoints themselves, but we recommend using one of the official SDKs if possible:

 

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/documentation

 

Those have corresponding native methods for the HTTPS endpoints. 

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Explorer | Level 3

I've Gone through All these API's, but my requirement is, I've got a folder and loaded with 60 images, I want to get those 60 images to display URL's ( like get_temporary_link - but this API is giving me for a single file, I want for batch images ), so that I can display in my page.

 

Hope you understood my request.

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Dropboxer

Dropbox doesn't offer a batch version of /2/files/get_temporary_link, but I'll pass this along as a feature request. I can't promise if or when that might be implemented though. 

If you want to download all of the contents of a particular folder, you may want to look into using the /2/files/download_zip endpoint:

That gives you a zip download of the entire folder contents in one call. You could then unzip it to get the data for all of the files. That wouldn't give you links for each one, but you could then serve those files back out from your server, for instance.

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