Update user's standard attributes

Overview

To update the user's standard attributes:
  1. 1.
    Fetch the user's original standard attributes by query first.
  2. 2.
    Change the attributes payload and update the user's standard attributes by mutation.

API Details

Generate the user node id

Follow the document here to generate the user node id.

Fetch the user's standard attributes by query

The query:
query ($userID: ID!) {
node(id: $userID) {
... on User {
standardAttributes
}
}
}
The variables:
{
"userID": "<BASE64URL_ENCODED_USER_NODE_ID>"
}
The sample response:
{
"data": {
"node": {
"standardAttributes": {
"name": "Name",
"given_name": "Given Name",
"family_name": "Family Name",
"middle_name": "Middle Name",
"nickname": "Nickname",
"profile": "https://<PROFILE_URL>",
"picture": "https://<PICTURE_URL>",
"website": "https://<WEBSITE_URL>",
"gender": "male",
"birthdate": "2020-01-01",
"zoneinfo": "Europe/London",
"locale": "en",
"address": {
"country": "GB",
"locality": "locality",
"postal_code": "postal code",
"region": "region",
"street_address": "full street address"
},
"updated_at": 1649428136
}
}
}
}

Update the user's standard attributes by mutation

Copy the original standard attributes, change the attributes that you want to update.
The query:
mutation ($userID: ID!, $standardAttributes: UserStandardAttributes!) {
updateUser(input: {userID: $userID, standardAttributes: $standardAttributes}) {
user {
id
standardAttributes
updatedAt
}
}
}
The variables:
{
"userID": "<BASE64URL_ENCODED_USER_NODE_ID>",
"standardAttributes": {
/* Include all the original standard attributes from the previous response */
/* and change the attributes that you want to update */
/* The attributes that are missing in the payload will be deleted */
}
}
The sample variables:
{
"userID": "<BASE64URL_ENCODED_USER_NODE_ID>",
"standardAttributes": {
"name": "Name",
"given_name": "Given Name",
"family_name": "Family Name",
"middle_name": "Middle Name",
"nickname": "Nickname",
"profile": "https://<PROFILE_URL>",
"picture": "https://<PICTURE_URL>",
"website": "https://<WEBSITE_URL>",
"gender": "male",
"birthdate": "2020-01-01",
"zoneinfo": "Europe/London",
"locale": "en",
"address": {
"country": "GB",
"locality": "locality",
"postal_code": "postal code",
"region": "region",
"street_address": "full street address"
}
}
}
The sample response:
{
"data": {
"updateUser": {
"user": {
"id": "VXNlcjo5N2IxYzkyOS04NDJjLTQxNWMtYTdkZi02OTY3ZWZkZGExNjA",
"standardAttributes": {
"name": "Name",
"given_name": "Given Name",
"family_name": "Family Name",
"middle_name": "Middle Name",
"nickname": "Nickname",
"profile": "https://<PROFILE_URL>",
"picture": "https://<PICTURE_URL>",
"website": "https://<WEBSITE_URL>",
"gender": "male",
"birthdate": "2020-01-01",
"zoneinfo": "Europe/London",
"locale": "en",
"address": {
"country": "GB",
"locality": "locality",
"postal_code": "postal code",
"region": "region",
"street_address": "full street address"
},
"updated_at": 1649428136
},
"updatedAt": "2022-04-08T14:40:16.410087Z"
}
}
}
}
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Generate the user node id
Fetch the user's standard attributes by query
Update the user's standard attributes by mutation