Award Reputation

You can use this API request to award a given amount of reputation points to a user.


You can use the following parameters in your award reputation request:

Specific: points, reason


Permissions & Notes:

  • You must have the Award bonus reputation permission under Moderation Roles in the Advanced Editor.

  • The reason parameter gets placed in action logs.

  • The system requires the points parameter.

  • You may supply a negative number for the number of points to remove points from a user.

Sample Request

A PUT award reputation to a user (userId: 7) sent to using a human-readable Username/Password (answerhub/test123) would look like this:

-u answerhub:test123 
-H "Accept: application/json" 
-H "Content-type: application/json" 
-X PUT "" -v

Expected Response

Successful Response:

  • HTTP Status 200 - OK

Community User Interface Result

Reputation Points Increased by 9 in the top right-hand side of the Profile

Click Try It! to start a request and see the response here!