Developers » API methods » Board » board.addTopic
Creates a new topic on a community's discussion board.
This method can be called with a user token received in Standalone-app via Implicit Flow. Access rights required: groups.
group_idID of the community that owns the discussion board.
positive number, required parameter
titleTopic title.
string, required parameter
textText of the first message.
from_group1 to post the topic as by the community;
0 to post the topic as by the user (by default).
flag, either 1 or 0
attachmentsList of media objects attached to the topic, in the following format:

<type> type of media object:
  • photo photo;
  • video video;
  • audio audio;
  • doc document.

<owner_id> ID of the media owner.
<media_id> Media ID.


Required if text is not set.
list of comma-separated words
Returns the ID of the created topic.
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