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Search blog authors (v3)

Last updated May 31, 2023

GET /blogs/v3/blog-authors/search

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Search for blog authors by name, email, and url slug. Supports paging, ordering, and casing changes.

Required Parameters How to use Description
OAuth access token or private app access token Authorization: Bearer {token} header Used to authenticate the request. Please see this page for more details about authentication.

Optional query string filters & options

Parameter name Description
order the attribute to order the results by. Prepend a "-" to invert
limit The maximum number of items to return. Defaults to 20.
offset The offset from the beginning of the result set from which to start returning results. Used for paging. Defaults to 0.
casing Use the casing=snake parameter to change the API's casing for all query parameters (including those above) and JSON fields (below) to snake_case, rather than camelCase, which is the default. This option is provided for backwards-compatibility and ease of migration from Content v2 APIs, which used snake_case.
q Search for authors whose names, emails, or url slugs contain the given string (q=X).
active Filter authors by whether or not they have published blog posts (true or false)
blog Filter authors by the blog they have published to (value is a blog ID)

JSON Fields returned in the response

Field name Type Description
id string The unique id of the author
portalId string The hub id
created long When the author was first created, in milliseconds since the epoch
updated long When the author was last updated, in milliseconds since the epoch
deletedAt long When the author was deleted, in milliseconds since the epoch. Zero if the author was never deleted. Use a DELETE request to properly soft delete an author - do not set this value directly.
fullName string The full name of the author
email string The email address of the author
userId Long The userid of the author, if associated with a hubspot account
username string The username of the author, if associated with a hubspot account
slug string The URL-friendly version of the author, used in blog urls
publicUrl string Author url based on your primary blog
totalPosts Long The total count of posts attributed to this author
livePosts Long The total count of published posts attributed to this author
status string "active" if author has any published posts, "inactive" otherwise
displayName string The display name of the author
bio string Author's bio text
googlePlus string Author's Google Plus url
website string Author's website url
twitter string Author's twitter url
linkedin string Author's LinkedIn url
facebook string Author's Facebook url
avatar string Author's avatar url
gravatarUrl string Author's gravatar url
twitterUsername string Author's twitter username, generated from their twitter url
hasSocialProfiles boolean true if at least one social network (facebook, twitter, googlePlus, likedin) has a url