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Update blog author (v3)

Last updated May 31, 2023

PUT /blogs/v3/blog-authors/:id

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Update a Blog Author. This action will replace any existing allowed fields specified. Any fields not included will not change from existing values.

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.
id Used in the request URL Unique identifier for a blog author

Allowed JSON Fields in the body

Parameter name Type Description
email string The email address of the blog author
fullName string The first and last name of the blog author
userId string The HubSpot user id of the blog author
username string The HubSpot username of the blog author
bio string A short biographay of the blog author
website string Url linking to a blog author page
twitter string URL or username of the twitter account associated with the author. This will be normalized into the twitter url for said user
linkedin string URL to the blog author's linkedin page
facebook string URL to the blog author's facebook page
googlePlus string URL to the blog author's Google+ page
avatar string URL to the blog author's avatar, if supplying a custom one

Optional query string filters & options

Parameter name Description
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.

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
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