Saturday, December 24, 2016

Users Resources

PUT users/profile


Update the profile of the user.

Requires authentication

  • A valid access token must be provided in access_token parameter.

The access_token should be sent using an HTTP header like so:

 Authorization: Bearer access_token

An example call with CURL:

 curl --header "Authorization: Bearer jLJeOz8aEIsKtGSdXsqTDGxmtEduUGkZTVJBo3We"


All parameters are optional.

  • gender - The user's gender. M for male, F for female.
  • birthdate - The birthdate of the user. Format: Y-m-d. Example: 1975-01-25.
  • country - The ID of a country. See GET countries.
  • city - The user's city.
  • about_me - The user's description. Must not be greater than 500 characters.
  • avatar - The user's avatar. Available extensions: (jpeg, png, bmp, or gif). Must not be greater than 500 kb.

Example request:

curl -i -X PUT --data "gender=M&city=Paris&country=17&birthdate=1975-01-01" --header "Authorization: Bearer Skyr72P77dw0s2T0eulz7VgDmfntgLWkx7cN13DH"

Return format

A JSON object containing keys status and success.

  • status value: profile_updated
  • success value: The profile has been updated.


All known errors cause the resource to return HTTP error code header together with a JSON array containing at least status and error keys describing the source of error.

  • 400 Bad Request — When the status key is wrong_gender, wrong_birthdate, wrong_country, wrong_avatar, wrong_about_me.

error messages

  • If status is wrong_gender: The selected gender is invalid..
  • If status is wrong_birthdate: The birthdate does not match the format Y-m-d..
  • If status is wrong_country: The selected country was not found..
  • If status is wrong_avatar: The avatar must be an image., The avatar may not be greater than 500 kilobytes..
  • If status is wrong_about_me: The about me may not be greater than 500 characters..





With HTTP code 200:

   "success":"The profile has been updated."


For an error with HTTP code 400:

   "error":"The birthdate does not match the format Y-m-d."

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