Make a User Follow a Space

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


You can use the following parameters in your make a user follow a space request:

Specific: follower
Other options: wrap


Permissions & Notes:

  • 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 space.

    • The follower parameter will be the follower's userId.
    • If you do not use the follower parameter, the user whose credentials you included in the request, becomes the space follower.
    • You should add the follower parameter to the query string as ?follower=[userId]
  • We added this request in version 1.6.3.

Sample Request

A PUT make a user follow a space request to make the API authenticated user (userid:31) a follower of a space (spaceId: 11) 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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