Send a Node to Moderation

You can use this API request to send a published node to moderation.


You can use the following parameters in your send a node to moderation request:

Other options: wrap, v1


Permissions and Notes:

  • You must have the Send already published question to moderation permission under Moderation Roles in the Advanced Editor.

  • We added this request in version 1.6.3.

Sample Request

A PUT send a node to moderation request for a node (nodeId: 841) 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
    "success": true,
    "result": {
        "sendToModAction": {
            "id": 1075,
            "ip": "",
            "user": {
                "id": 31,
                "username": "demo",
                "avatarUrl": ""
            "realUser": {
                "id": 108,
                "username": "admin",
                "avatarUrl": ""
            "actionDate": "Wed Feb 06 21:02:04 UTC 2019",
            "canceled": false,
            "extra": null,
            "private": true,
            "verb": "sent",
            "node": {
                "id": 841,
                "type": "question"
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