LoudVoice API \ Authors \ Delete author

Resource/URI - Discussions GET POST PUT DELETE
Discussions /loudvoice/discussions.json List all discussions Create a discussion
Discussion /loudvoice/discussions/<discussion_token>.json Read a discussion Update a discussion Delete a discussion
Discussion messages /loudvoice/comments/<discussion_token>/comments.json Read discussion comments
Resource/URI - Authors GET POST PUT DELETE
Authors /loudvoice/authors.json List all authors Create an author
Author /loudvoice/authors/<author_token>.json Read an author Update an author Delete an author
Resource/URI - Author Sessions GET POST PUT DELETE
Author Sessions /loudvoice/authors/sessions.json List all sessions Create or update a session
Author Session /loudvoice/authors/sessions/<session_token>.json Delete a session
Resource/URI - Comments GET POST PUT DELETE
Comments /loudvoice/comments.json List all comments Create a comment
Comment /loudvoice/comments/<comment_token>.json Read a comment Update a comment Delete a comment
Votes /loudvoice/votes.json List all
Vote /loudvoice/votes/comments/<comment_token>/authors/<author_token>.json Read a vote Cast a vote Delete a vote


Request: the code to send to the API

Send an API request to one of these endpoints to remove an author:

DELETE /loudvoice/authors/<author_token>.json
DELETE /loudvoice/authors/author.json?author_reference=<author_reference>

The <author_token> represents the unique identifier of the author. The <author_reference> is the unique reference that you optionally specified when you created the author. The following URL arguments are supported by this endpoint.

URL argument Description
* confirm_deletion
To prevent you from unintentionally deleting an entry by mixing up the DELETE/GET methods you must include this parameter and set it's value to true.

Result: the code returned by the API

The API will either return a HTTP status code 200 if the entry was successfully deleted or an appropriate message body with further details on the error that occured.

Response Example

  "response": {
    "request": {
      "date": "Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:21:34 +0100",
      "resource": "/loudvoice/authors/adbd1883-ebb2-4601-8134-29475de4c6c1.json?confirm_deletion=true",
      "status": {
        "flag": "success",
        "code": 200,
        "info": "The specified author has successfully been removed"

User Contributed Notes