Posts: patch

Requires authorization

Updates a post. This method supports patch semantics. Try it now or see an example.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
blogId string The ID of the Blog.
postId string The ID of the Post.


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

In the request body, supply a Posts resource.


If successful, this method returns a Posts resource in the response body.


Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).


Uses the Java client library

// The BlogId of a test blog.
String TEST_BLOG_ID = "8070105920543249955";
// The PostId of a post.
String POST_ID = "4883581657838685651";
// Configure the Java API Client for Installed Native App
HttpTransport HTTP_TRANSPORT = new NetHttpTransport();
JsonFactory JSON_FACTORY = new JacksonFactory();
// Configure the Installed App OAuth2 flow.
Credential credential = OAuth2Native.authorize(HTTP_TRANSPORT,
JSON_FACTORY, new LocalServerReceiver(),
// Construct the Blogger API access facade object.
Blogger blogger = Blogger.builder(HTTP_TRANSPORT, JSON_FACTORY)
// Construct the patch
Post patch = new Post();
patch.setContent("With really <emph>exciting</emph> <code>HTML</code> content");
// The request action.
Patch postsPatchAction = blogger.posts().patch(TEST_BLOG_ID, POST_ID, patch);
// Restrict the result content to just the data we need.
// This step sends the request to the server.
Post post = postsPatchAction.execute();
// Now we can navigate the response.
System.out.println("Title: " + post.getTitle());
System.out.println("Author: " + post.getAuthor().getDisplayName());
System.out.println("Published: " + post.getPublished());
System.out.println("URL: " + post.getUrl());
System.out.println("Content: " + post.getContent());

Try it!

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