Call this operation to create a topic category for a specified product.


A product can have up to 50 custom topic categories.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
Action String Yes The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to CreateProductTopic.
ProductKey String Yes The unique identifier of the product for which you want to create a topic category.
TopicShortName String Yes

The custom category hierarchy in the topic category. By default, a topic category contains two system defined category hierarchies: productKey and ${deviceName}. Forward slashes (/) are used to delimit the topic hierarchies. The format of a topic category is productKey/${deviceName}/topicShortName.

Note The name of each category hierarchy can contain English letters, digits, and underscores (_), and cannot be empty.
Operation String Yes

Operation permissions of devices on the topic category. Value options:

SUB: Subscribe. Devices can subscribe to the topics of this category.

PUB: Publish. Devices can publish messages using the topics of this category.

ALL: Subscribe and publish. Devices can subscribe to and publish messages to the topics of this category.

Desc String No The description of the topic category. You can enter a description with up to 100 characters.
Common Request Parameters - Yes See Common parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Description
RequestId String The globally unique ID generated by Alibaba Cloud for the request.
Success Boolean Indicates whether the call is successful. A value of true indicates that the call is successful. A value of false indicates that the call has failed.
ErrorMessage String The error message returned when the call fails.
Code String The error code returned when the call fails. For more information about error codes, see Error codes.
TopicId Long

The topic identifier that is generated by IoT Platform for the created topic category when the call is successful.

Note Save the information for future reference. You need to provide the topic identifier when calling the operation related to the topic category.


Request example
&Desc=submit a test topic
&Public Request Parameters

Response example