Nextcloud APIs


The Nextcloud Capabilities API provides the following information for the Deck app:

  • version Current version of the Deck app running
  • canCreateBoards Ability of the current user to create new boards for themselves
  "ocs": {
    "meta": {
      "status": "ok",
      "statuscode": 200,
      "message": "OK"
    "data": {
      "capabilities": {
        "deck": {
          "version": "0.8.0",
          "canCreateBoards": true

Available sharees

When sharing a board to a user, group or circle, the possible sharees can be obtained though the files_sharing API.

API endpoint: https://nextcloud.local/index.php/apps/files_sharing/api/v1/sharees


  • format: The response format
  • perPage: Limit response number
  • itemType: List of types. Currently supported are
  • 0 user
  • 1 group
  • 7 circle


Comments are stored using the Nextcloud Comments API. You can use the WebDAV endpoint of Nextcloud to fetch, update and delete comments.

List comments


Create comment

POST remote.php/dav/comments/deckCard/{cardId}

Update comment

PROPPATCH remote.php/dav/comments/deckCard/{cardId}/{commentId}

Delete comment

DELETE remote.php/dav/comments/deckCard/{cardId}/{commentId}


The Nextcloud activity app provides an API to fetch activities filtered for deck: Activity app API documentation

The deck app offers a filter deck to only request activity events that are relevant.