Data Manager API

POST
Update Data

This request updates a specific record in a table.

Resource URL

http://www.mapquestapi.com/datamanager/v2/update-data

Resource Information

Response Formats JSON, XML
Authentication Yes (Requires Key)
Rate Limited Yes

Request Parameters

Request Parameter Description Required?
key
String
A unique key to authorize use of the API. Yes
inFormat
String
Specifies the format of the JSON/XML parameter. Must be one of the following, if supplied:
  • json
  • xml
Default = json
No
outFormat
String
Specifies the format of the response. Must be one of the following, if supplied:
  • json
  • xml
Default = json
No

Body Parameters

Name Description Required?
clientId
String

This is the ClientID associated with the API Key.

Yes
password
String
This is the registry password associated with the API Key. Yes
tableName
String
This is the complete name of the table.
Table names for legacy users must be prefixed with mqap.[CLIENT_ID]_
Table names for new users must be prefixed with mqap.[APPLICATION_KEY]_
Yes
mqap_id
String
This is the ID of the record to update. Example: ffde43e8-77b4-40f8-a61a-cf99e1cb242f Yes
fields
String[]
This is the name of the field(s) and new value(s). Yes
ambiguities
String

This parameter allows Data Manager to inform the user when it has encountered ambiguous geocoding results during the geocoding process.


Example: ambiguities = check, The default value is check.


ambiguities = ignore, Data Manager will ignore geocoding ambiguities.

No

Example Request

POST

http://www.mapquestapi.com/datamanager/v2/update-data?key=KEY&inFormat=json

Example Request Body

{
    "clientId": "CLIENT_ID",
    "password": "REGISTRY_PASSWORD",
    "tableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "mqap_id": "MQAP_ID",
    "fields": [
        {
            "name": "FIELD",
            "value": "VALUE"
        },
        ...
    ]
}
<datamanager>
    <clientId>CLIENT_ID</clientId>
    <password>REGISTRY_PASSWORD</password>
    <tableName>mqap.TABLENAME</tableName>
    <mqap_id>MQAP_ID</mqap_id>
    <fields>
        <field>
            <name>name</name>
            <value>value</value>
        </field>
        ...
    </fields>
</datamanager>

Example Response

{
    "tableName": "mqap.TABLENAME",
    "row": {
        "name": "value"
    }
}
<datamanager>
    <tableName>mqap.TABLENAME</tableName>
    <row>
        <name>...</name>
        <value>...</value>
    </row>
</datamanager>