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How do I get only the messages of the date I want from the channel?

How do I get only the messages of the date I want from the channel?


I know that this will bring you up to 100 of the latest data. looking at the api documentation, it seems that i can use the parameter ‘since’ to get the date i want.

However, I want to fetch only one day of the desired date, but I don’t know what to do even if I browse the api documentation.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Could this thread help Getting posts for a channel on a specific date?

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Thank you for answer.

After reading the article and replacing it with the unix timestamp value, I made a request. However, it seems that the entire value is imported instead of just the value for the entered date. I am curious to use the correct since parameter.

Hello, @Karmantez

Would you mind sharing the API call you used (remove any sensitive information such as FQDN and personal token)? The reason why I am asking is because we have a known bug with the usage of since parameter with the page and per_page parameter here which could be related:

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of course.

The api call I used is below.

Messages that existed after the unix timestamp were expected to be returned. However, much earlier data (ex: timestamp was May 10, 2020, but all data was imported on May 1) was returned.

And I set per page to 100, but I got a thousand data returned.

Hi, @Karmantez

Yeap, that sounds like the same bug reported. Please add yourself as a watcher to the bug report to keep yourself notified for updates from the team. Feel free to add any additional information to the ticket too.

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Thank you for answer

I hope it will be fixed as soon as possible.

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