group_create {ckanr}R Documentation

Create a group

Description

Create a group

Usage

group_create(
  name = NULL,
  id = NULL,
  title = NULL,
  description = NULL,
  image_url = NULL,
  type = NULL,
  state = "active",
  approval_status = NULL,
  extras = NULL,
  packages = NULL,
  groups = NULL,
  users = NULL,
  url = get_default_url(),
  key = get_default_key(),
  as = "list",
  ...
)

Arguments

name

(character) the name of the new dataset, must be between 2 and 100 characters long and contain only lowercase alphanumeric characters,

  • and _, e.g. 'warandpeace'

id

(character) The id of the group (optional)

title

(character) The title of the dataset (optional, default: same as name)

description

(character) The description of the group (optional)

image_url

(character) The URL to an image to be displayed on the group's page (optional)

type

(character) The type of the dataset (optional), IDatasetForm plugins associate themselves with different dataset types and provide custom dataset handling behaviour for these types

state

(character) The current state of the dataset, e.g. 'active' or 'deleted', only active datasets show up in search results and other lists of datasets, this parameter will be ignored if you are not authorized to change the state of the dataset (optional, default: 'active')

approval_status

(character) Approval status (optional)

extras

(list of dataset extra dictionaries) The dataset's extras (optional), extras are arbitrary (key: value) metadata items that can be added to datasets, each extra dictionary should have keys 'key' (a string), 'value' (a string)

packages

(data.frame) The datasets (packages) that belong to the group, a data.frame, where each row has column 'name' (string, the id or name of the dataset) and optionally 'title' (string, the title of the dataset)

groups

(data.frame) The groups to which the dataset belongs (optional), each data.frame row should have one or more of the following columns which identify an existing group: 'id' (the id of the group, string), or 'name' (the name of the group, string), to see which groups exist call group_list()

users

(list of dictionaries) The users that belong to the group, a list of dictionaries each with key 'name' (string, the id or name of the user) and optionally 'capacity' (string, the capacity in which the user is a member of the group)

url

Base url to use. Default: https://data.ontario.ca/ See also ckanr_setup and get_default_url.

key

A privileged CKAN API key, Default: your key set with ckanr_setup

as

(character) One of list (default), table, or json. Parsing with table option uses jsonlite::fromJSON(..., simplifyDataFrame = TRUE), which attempts to parse data to data.frame's when possible, so the result can vary from a vector, list or data.frame. (required)

...

Curl args passed on to verb-POST (optional)

Examples

## Not run: 
# Setup
ckanr_setup(url = "https://demo.ckan.org", key = getOption("ckan_demo_key"))

# create a group
(res <- group_create("fruitloops2", description="A group about fruitloops"))
res$users
res$num_followers

## End(Not run)

[Package ckanr version 0.6.0 Index]