LoudVoice API \ Authors \ Get author details

Resource/URI - Discussions GET POST PUT DELETE
Discussions /loudvoice/discussions.json List all discussions Create a discussion
Discussion /loudvoice/discussions/<discussion_token>.json /loudvoice/discussions/discussion.json?
Read a discussion Update a discussion Delete a discussion
Discussion messages /loudvoice/comments/<discussion_token>/comments.json /loudvoice/discussions/discussion/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 /loudvoice/authors/author.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


Request: the code to send to the API

Send a GET request to the resource /loudvoice/authors/<author_token>.json to retrieve details of an author. The <author_token> has to be replaced by the unique token of an existing author.

You can also access the author through it's reference using the following endpoint: /loudvoice/authors/author.json?author_reference=<author_reference>.

Result: the code returned by the API

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

Example Resultset

    "response": {
        "request": {
            "date": "Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:12:15  0100",
            "resource": "/loudvoice/authors/d86196e7-969d-48ad-8fe1-63a1f074f9b0.json",
            "status": {
                "flag": "success",
                "code": 200,
                "info": "Your request has been processed successfully"
        "result": {
            "data": {
                "author": {
                    "author_token": "d86196e7-969d-48ad-8fe1-63a1f074f9b0",
                    "identity_token": "5dd7336a-cb66-42dc-95da-1a6dade8f743",
                    "author_reference": "USER-145",
                    "name": "Jane Doe",
                    "email": "jane@example.com",                    
                    "picture_url": "http://www.example.com/jane/avatar.png",
                    "website_url": "http://www.example.com/",
                    "description": null,
                    "num_comments": 11,
                    "date_last_comment": "Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:54:59  0100",
                    "date_creation": "Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:18:30  0100",
                    "date_last_update": "Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:18:30  0100"

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