Customize Your Expert Knowledge-sharing Platform with AnswerHub

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Enable the REST API in AnswerHub

In order to make API requests to AnswerHub, you must first enable REST API.

To enable the AnswerHub REST API, follow these steps :

1. Log in to AnswerHub

Log in to AnswerHub with a user who has Administrator permissions.

2. Go to Your Administration Dashboard

Click on the Avatar icon at the top right of the AnswerHub page and select Administration.
Result: The Dashboard tab of the AnswerHub Administrator Dashboard is displayed.

3. Go to the Site Section and General Tab

Under the Site section, select the General tab.
Result: A drop-down menu with Settings, Navigation, Sitemaps, Custom Header/Footer is displayed in the General tab.

4. Go to Settings in the General Tab

Under the General tab, select the Settings tab.
Result: A form with various fields as well as the Site Privacy and REST API Status panes should appear.

Your tree should match what it looks like here on the left hand side.

Your tree should match what it looks like here on the left hand side.

5. Enable the REST API

Under the REST API Status, switch REST API Status to Enabled.
Result: A green bar appears confirming that you enabled the REST API and that you must have the Use API permission to actually make API requests.


What's Next

After the REST API is enabled in the site administration page, you must then give yourself the USE API permission.

Grant the Use API Permission to an AnswerHub User

Enable the REST API in AnswerHub

In order to make API requests to AnswerHub, you must first enable REST API.