Category

These endpoints allow you to retrieve, create and update task categories. Our users use task categories to easily identify tasks or filter tasks when creating a report or list. For a full description of the model see the Category model definition.

List task categories

The collection of all the task categories on this Capsule account.

GET
https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories

Query Parameters

Name Type Description
page Integer

The page of results to return. Default: 1

perPage Integer

The number of entities to return per page. Value must be between 1 and 100. Default: 50

Response

Returns HTTP status code 200. The body of the response will contain an object with a single property categories which is an array of Category objects.

HTTP/1.1 200
Link: <https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories?page=2>; rel="next"
{
  "categories" : [ {
    "id" : 1,
    "name" : "Call",
    "colour" : "#d16c1a"
  }, {
    "id" : 2,
    "name" : "Email",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  }, {
    "id" : 5,
    "name" : "Milestone",
    "colour" : "#d1c21a"
  }, {
    "id" : 6,
    "name" : "Send",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  }, {
    "id" : 205,
    "name" : "Billing",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  } ]
}

Headers:

Name Type Description
Link String

Links to the next and previous pages, encoded as defined in RFC 5988.

Show task category

Show a specific task category.

GET
https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories/{categoryId}

Response

Returns HTTP status code 200. The body of the response will contain an object with a single property category which is a Category object.

HTTP/1.1 200
{
  "category" : {
    "id" : 206,
    "name" : "Billing",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  }
}

Create task category

Creates a new task category. The body must contain an object with a single property category which must be a Category object.

POST
https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories
          {
  "category" : {
    "name" : "Billing",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  }
}
        

Response

Returns HTTP status code 201. The body of the response will contain the task category as it was stored in Capsule.

HTTP/1.1 201
Location: https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories/1840253
{
  "category" : {
    "id" : 206,
    "name" : "Billing",
    "colour" : "#444444"
  }
}

Headers:

Name Type Description
Location String

The URL that identifies the new category.

Update task category

Allows to rename or change the colour of the task category. The body must contain an object with a single property category which must be a Category object.

PUT
https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories/{categoryId}
          {
  "category" : {
    "colour" : "#d1c21a"
  }
}
        

Response

Returns HTTP status code 200. The body of the response will contain the category as it was stored in Capsule.

HTTP/1.1 200
{
  "category" : {
    "id" : 3,
    "name" : "Contract Renewal",
    "colour" : "#d1c21a"
  }
}

Delete task category

Removes a category from the Capsule account. Any tasks under this category will be retained but will become uncategorized.

DELETE
https://api.capsulecrm.com/api/v2/categories/{categoryId}

Response

Returns HTTP status code 204. Returns an empty body if the case was successfully deleted.

HTTP/1.1 204