Update web link

put
https://api.box.com/2.0
/web_links/:web_link_id

Updates a web link object.

Request

bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

Request Body

stringin bodyoptional
"Cloud Content Management"

A new description of the web link.

stringin bodyoptional
"Box Website"

A new name for the web link. Defaults to the URL if not set.

objectin body

The new parent folder to put the web link in. Use this to move the web link to a different folder.

stringin bodyoptional
"123"

The ID of parent item

stringin bodyoptional
"https://box.com"

The new URL that the web link links to. Must start with "http://" or "https://".

Response

application/jsonWeb link

Returns the updated web link object.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

put
Update web link
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X PUT "https://api.box.com/2.0/web_links/12345" \
     -H "authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>" \
     -H "content-type: application/json" \
     -d '{
       "name": "Cloud Content Management"
     }'
TypeScript Gen
await client.webLinks.updateWebLinkById(weblink.id, {
  requestBody: {
    name: updatedName,
    sharedLink: {
      access: 'open' as UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBodySharedLinkAccessField,
      password: password,
    } satisfies UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBodySharedLinkField,
  } satisfies UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBody,
} satisfies UpdateWebLinkByIdOptionalsInput);
Python Gen
client.web_links.update_web_link_by_id(
    weblink.id,
    name=updated_name,
    shared_link=UpdateWebLinkByIdSharedLink(
        access=UpdateWebLinkByIdSharedLinkAccessField.OPEN.value, password=password
    ),
)
.NET Gen (Beta)
await client.WebLinks.UpdateWebLinkByIdAsync(webLinkId: weblink.Id, requestBody: new UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBody() { Name = updatedName, SharedLink = new UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBodySharedLinkField() { Access = UpdateWebLinkByIdRequestBodySharedLinkAccessField.Open, Password = password } });
.NET
var updates = new BoxWebLinkRequest()
{
    Name = "New Name for Weblink"
};
BoxWebLink updatedLink = await client.WebLinksManager.UpdateWebLinkAsync("11111", updates);
Java
BoxWebLink webLink = new BoxWebLink(api, id);
BoxWebLink.Info webLinkInfo = webLink.new Info();
webLinkInfo.setName("new name for weblink");
webLink.updateInfo(webLinkInfo);
Node
client.weblinks.update(
	'11111',
	{
		name: 'Box Marketing Site',
		description: 'First page that customers land on'
	})
	.then(weblink => {
		/* weblink -> {
			type: 'web_link',
			id: '11111',
			sequence_id: '0',
			etag: '0',
			name: 'Box Marketing Site',
			url: 'https://www.box.com',
			created_by: 
			{ type: 'user',
				id: '33333',
				name: 'Example User',
				login: 'user@example.com' },
			created_at: '2015-05-07T15:00:01-07:00',
			modified_at: '2017-06-13T12:34:51-07:00',
			parent: 
			{ type: 'folder',
				id: '22222',
				sequence_id: '1',
				etag: '1',
				name: 'Bookmarks' },
			description: 'First page that customers land on',
			item_status: 'active',
			trashed_at: null,
			purged_at: null,
			shared_link: null,
			path_collection: 
			{ total_count: 2,
				entries: 
				[ { type: 'folder',
					id: '0',
					sequence_id: null,
					etag: null,
					name: 'All Files' },
					{ type: 'folder',
					id: '22222',
					sequence_id: '1',
					etag: '1',
					name: 'Bookmarks' } ] },
			modified_by: 
			{ type: 'user',
				id: '33333',
				name: 'Example User',
				login: 'user@example.com' },
			owned_by: 
			{ type: 'user',
				id: '33333',
				name: 'Example User',
				login: 'user@example.com' } }
		*/
	});
iOS
client.webLinks.update(webLinkId: "11111", name: "new name for weblink") { (result: Result<WebLink, BoxSDKError>) in
    guard case let .success(webLink) = result else {
        print("Error updating web link information")
        return
    }

    print("WebLink \(webLink.name) was updated successfully")
}

Response Example

{
  "id": "11446498",
  "type": "web_link",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "created_by": {
    "id": "11446498",
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "description": "Example page",
  "etag": "1",
  "item_status": "active",
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "modified_by": {
    "id": "11446498",
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "name": "My Bookmark",
  "owned_by": {
    "id": "11446498",
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "parent": {
    "id": "12345",
    "type": "folder",
    "etag": "1",
    "name": "Contracts",
    "sequence_id": "3"
  },
  "path_collection": {
    "entries": [
      {
        "id": "12345",
        "etag": "1",
        "type": "folder",
        "sequence_id": "3",
        "name": "Contracts"
      }
    ],
    "total_count": 1
  },
  "purged_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "sequence_id": "3",
  "shared_link": {
    "access": "open",
    "download_count": 3,
    "download_url": "https://www.box.com/shared/static/rh935iit6ewrmw0unyul.jpeg",
    "effective_access": "company",
    "effective_permission": "can_download",
    "is_password_enabled": true,
    "permissions": {
      "can_download": true,
      "can_edit": false,
      "can_preview": true
    },
    "preview_count": 3,
    "unshared_at": "2018-04-13T13:53:23-07:00",
    "url": "https://www.box.com/s/vspke7y05sb214wjokpk",
    "vanity_name": "my_url",
    "vanity_url": "https://acme.app.box.com/v/my_url/"
  },
  "trashed_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "url": "https://www.example.com/example/1234"
}