Make a User a Node Follower

You can use this API request to make a user start following a specific node.


You can use the following parameters in your make user a node follower request:

Specific: follower
Other options: wrap


Permissions & Notes:

  • You must have the Follow questions, users, topics, and categories permission under Standard Roles in the Advanced Editor.

  • In order to use the follower parameter, you must have the Edit users and groups permission under Site Administration Roles in the Advanced Editor.

    • The follower parameter specifies the user that will become a follower of the node.
    • The follower parameter, will be the user's userId.
  • We added this request in version 1.6.3.

Sample Request

A PUT make a user a node follower request to make the API authenticated user (userId: 7) a follower of a node (nodeId: 806) 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
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