deluge-webapi documentation


Plugin for Deluge WebUI providing sane JSON API.

Exposes some sane JSON API through Deluge WebUI (missing out of the box or restyled) so that you can manipulate Deluge from your programs using HTTP requests.


  1. Python 2.7+
  2. Deluge 1.3.15+


  • Get plugin egg file, from dist/ ( directory.

  • Open Deluge Web UI, go to “Preferences -> Plugins -> Install plugin” and choose egg file.


    To build .egg file from source code yourself use python bdist_egg command in source code directory.

  • Activate WebAPI plugin.

  • You’re ready.

Get involved into deluge-webapi

Submit issues. If you spotted something weird in application behavior or want to propose a feature you can do that at

Write code. If you are eager to participate in application development, fork it at, write your code, whether it should be a bugfix or a feature implementation, and make a pull request right from the forked project page.

Spread the word. If you have some tips and tricks or any other words in mind that you think might be of interest for the others — publish it.

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