Media Types

The Akana OAuth API uses the media types listed below, in either the request or response messages or both.

Mediatype in Req? In Resp? Description
application/json Yes Yes JSON format.
application/vnd.soa.v71+json Yes Yes A custom media type that can be used with version 7.1 of the product: essentially, a JSON format.
application/vnd.soa.v72+json Yes Yes A custom media type that can be used with version 7.2 of the product: essentially, a JSON format.
application/xml Yes Yes XML format.
application/vnd.soa.v71+xml Yes Yes A custom media type that can be used with version 7.1 of the product: essentially, an XML format.
application/vnd.soa.v72+xml Yes Yes A custom media type that can be used with version 7.2 of the product: essentially, an XML format.
application/x-www-form-urlencoded Yes No The message information is URL-encoded.
*/* Yes No Used in a request to indicate that the expected response can be any format.
multipart/form-data Yes  

A format used when the content has multiple sections of different content types. The multipart/form-data media type has separate components, separated by boundaries, and each component has its own media type.

text/markdown No No

Indicates that the content is some type of markup; that is, essentially plain text with some formatting instruction syntax included, such as bold, italics, or heading style, to determine how the content is displayed.

Used in association with certain board items, such as discussions or tickets, to identify whether the board item is in plain text or uses markup to add formatting.

text/plain   Yes Plain text.
text/xml Yes Yes XML format.

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