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Shared Link get file

mattzj
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Is there anyay to have an html input that accepts a shared link as data and have it grab that shared links related files? I have a client that would like the option to paste a shared link into his website, but not have the shared link redirect to dropbox; instead display the contents of the shared link on his website. Any insight would be helpful, thank you in advance!

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Re: Shared Link get file

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Yes, the Dropbox API offers the ability to get information about shared links. 

 

You can use /2/sharing/get_shared_link_metadata to get the information about the link itself. You can use /2/sharing/get_shared_link_file to get file data that the link refers to. You can use /2/files/list_folder to list the contents of the folder, if the link is for a folder.

 

There are respective native methods in the official SDKs.

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