Update a Question

You can use this API request to update a previously posted question.


You can use the following parameters in your update a question request:

Body: you can use any field of the body parameter.
Other options: wrap.


Permissions & Notes:

  • If the question is not your own, you must have the Edit any question permission under Other Standard Roles in the Advanced Editor.

    • If the question is your own, you must have the Edit own question permission under Standard Roles in the Advanced Editor.
  • You can specify the data describing the question you are posting in the body of the request.

    • When you send data in the body of the request, the format should match the URL extension or the value of the site's HTTP request header content-type.
  • There must be at least one field of the question filled out - an empty request will be unsuccessful.

    • If you submit a partial request, only the fields you added will update, and the others will stay the same.
  • We added this request in version 1.6.3.

Sample Request

A PUT update a question request to update a question (questionId:4) to https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com using a human-readable username and password (answerhub/test123) and adding the topics "silly," "help me," and "confused", would look like this:

-u "answerhub:test123" 
-H "Accept: application/json" 
-H "Content-type: application/json" 
-d '{"topics":"silly,help me,confused"}' "https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com/services/v2/question/4.json" -v
Click Try It! to start a request and see the response here!