PUT /api/users/:user_id

update the authenticated user or another user as a community admin

Success Response Code: 200

Params

Param name Description
user_id
required

id of user


Value: Must be a Integer
activate_user
optional

automatically activate the user or not (default=false)


Value: Must be one of: <code>true</code>, <code>false</code>.
skip_joined_notifications
optional

Do not send the user a welcome email or post a welcome message to the stream on their behalf (only effective when activate_user is also true) (default=false)


Value: Must be one of: <code>true</code>, <code>false</code>.
user
optional

Value: Must be a Hash
user[first_name]
required

first name of the user


Value: Must be a String
user[last_name]
required

last name of the user


Value: Must be a String
user[title]
optional

title of the user


Value: Must be a String
user[profile_photo_url]
optional

set the profile picture to the picture from this URL link


Value: Must be a String
user[profile_photo]
optional

Value: Must be a Hash
user[profile_photo][data]
optional

set the profile picture to a file upload from the local file path


Value: Must be a File
user[roles]
optional

Value: Must be a Hash
user[roles][tenant_admin_role]
optional

flag to set tenant admin role


Value: Must be one of: <code>true</code>, <code>false</code>.
user[contact_info]
optional

Value: Must be a Hash
user[contact_info][cell_phone]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][office_phone]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][aim]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][google_talk]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][yahoo]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][skype]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][jabber]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][msn]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][location]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][twitter]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][lync]
optional

Value: Must be a String
user[contact_info][google_talk]
optional

Value: Must be a String

Response Fields

user see #show for details User

Example Curl Commands

curl -X PUT -v --basic -u "emily@socialcast.com:demo" "https://demo.socialcast.com/api/users/25.json" -H"Content-Type: application/json" -d'{"user":{"first_name":"EmilyChanged"}}'
curl -X PUT -v --basic -u "emily@socialcast.com:demo" "https://demo.socialcast.com/api/users/25.json" -H"Content-Type: application/json" -d'{"user":{"profile_photo_url": "http://www.socialcast.com/sites/default/files/Logos/logo.png"}}'
curl -X PUT -v --basic -u "emily@socialcast.com:demo" "https://demo.socialcast.com/api/users/25.json" -F"user[profile_photo][data]=@./socialcast.jpg"
curl -X PUT -v --basic -u "admin@server.com:admin_password" "https://demo.socialcast.com/api/users/25.json" -H"Content-Type: application/json" -d'{"user":{"roles":{"tenant_admin":true}}}'

Examples

PUT 
{
  "user": {
    "first_name": "changed"
  }
}
200
{
  "user": {
    "contact_info": {
      "email": "active'3@socialcast.com"
    },
    "manager": null,
    "custom_fields": [],
    "followable": false,
    "contact_id": null,
    "following_count": 0,
    "followers_count": 0,
    "status_message": null,
    "id": 3,
    "first_name": "changed",
    "last_name": "D'øe3",
    "name": "changed D'øe3",
    "html_name": "changed D&#39;øe3",
    "url": "https://socialcast.socialcast.test/users/3-changedd%C3%B8e3",
    "avatars": {
      "is_system_default": false,
      "id": 1,
      "square16": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails_square16.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=e862ceada5f6931a521d9c2a5d29e3e67b09404969da7ad086ed3be85aa50ae7",
      "square30": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails_square30.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=8e20955d3d655ed40d7b14e48ac9157afa60fb63783138eff5d0aaeb6806447f",
      "square45": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails_square45.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=0acdddc29acbc3bad56389f023da6ab45720d63c52b95926e18d4bb1af548bc6",
      "square70": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails_square70.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=0bc205fb9c9ccf25fb993d8f8015f9a5340ea67ed14928be7f2a31659bf35eef",
      "square140": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails_square140.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=52a4c4206eef4b4d61e0e5fc80021c1b9c1daeb50df9f6b970956788013225bd",
      "original": "https://s3.amazonaws.com/socialcast_test/tenants/1/profile_photos/1/rails.png?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=stubbed-akid%2F20170529%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20170529T234500Z&X-Amz-Expires=518400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=853731d227edf4612c5c17fa01dad17678b7d072beddfe4f04ee2720fe43f059"
    },
    "username": "changedDøe3",
    "active": true,
    "terminated": false,
    "inactive": false,
    "role": "member",
    "type": "User",
    "title": null,
    "out_of_office": false,
    "out_of_office_on": null,
    "back_in_office_on": null,
    "company_login": null
  }
}