DWQA QuestionsCategory: General QuestionsWhat is the Difference between Google+ api and Google+Domains Api?
Anonymous asked 2 years ago

I am going to sign up using Google+ account, but what is the difference between them?

1 Answers
Admin Staff answered 2 years ago

Here is the main difference between them.

Feature
Google+ API v1
Google+ Domains API

Read public posts
Yes
Yes, by users in the same Google Apps domain.

Read domain-restricted posts
No
Yes, by users in the same Google Apps domain.

Read posts limited to circles
No
Yes, you can read posts made by a user in the same Google Apps domain.

Read comments on a post
Yes, but only for comments on public posts.
Yes, but only for comments on posts made by a user in the same Google Apps domain.

Read the names of a user’s circles and the membership of each circle
No
Yes

Read a merged list of the members of the user’s circles with no circle information
Yes, but only for the members of those circles that are selected by the user during authentication when the https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.login scope is requested.

Yes, the https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.circles.read scope allows your app to read people in all of your user’s circles.

Write posts to the stream
No

Yes, restricted to the domain.
Photos and video can be uploaded for inclusion in posts.

Write to a user’s profile
No
No, cannot write to Google+ profiles with the Google+ Domains API. You can write to a user’s Google Apps profile by using the Admin SDK Directory API. Updates made with the Directory API do not display in Google+, but might still be useful for your app.

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