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Submit a Comment with Reddit API

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Create a workflow to Submit a Comment with the Reddit API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Submit a Comment action
    1. Connect your Reddit account
    2. Configure Text
    3. Configure Thing ID
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Submit a Comment on Reddit
Description:Submit a new comment or reply to a message. [See the docs here](https://www.reddit.com/dev/api/#POST_api_comment)


import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform";
import reddit from "../../reddit.app.mjs";

export default {
  type: "action",
  key: "reddit-submit-a-comment",
  version: "0.0.1",
  name: "Submit a Comment",
  description: "Submit a new comment or reply to a message. [See the docs here](https://www.reddit.com/dev/api/#POST_api_comment)",
  props: {
    text: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Text",
      description: "The content of your comment.",
    thingId: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run ({ $ }) {
    const data = {
      api_type: "json",
      thing_id: this.thingId,
      text: this.text,

    const res = await axios($, this.reddit._getAxiosParams({
      method: "POST",
      path: "/api/comment",

    $.export("$summary", "Your comment has been successfully submitted");
    return res?.json?.data?.things?.[0] || res;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
RedditredditappThis component uses the Reddit app.

The content of your comment.

Thing IDthingIdstring

Fullname of parent thing


Reddit uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Reddit account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Reddit and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Reddit API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:


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