Folders Update

Update folder name or description.

Action: issuu.folder.update


This method requires authentication.

Request parameters

This method will list the folders belonging to a user account. To list the bookmarks inside a folder use method issuu.bookmarks.list

Name Data type Description
apiKey (required) string Application key for the account
signature (required) string See Signing Requests
folderId (required) string The folder to be updated
folderName string New name of the folder. If this parameter is omitted the original name will be kept
folderDescription string New description of the folder. If this field is omitted the original description will be kept
format enum Must be “xml” or “json” - default is “xml”. See Getting Started for further details
jsonCallback string Function wrapper for JSONP requests. See Getting Started for further details

Here is a basic example of an HTML form.

<form action="" method="post">
  <input type="hidden" name="action" value="issuu.folder.update"/>
  <input type="hidden" name="apiKey" value="g0ch5rj9ywztlo022w70naymutm2fbbg"/>
  <input type="hidden" name="folderId" value="4c3ba964-60c3-4349-94d0-ff86db2d47c9"/>
  <input type="text" name="folderName"/>
  <input type="text" name="folderDescription"/>
  <input type="submit" value="Update"/>

Response parameters

Name Data type Description
folderId string Unique identifier of the folder
username string Owner of the folder
name string Name of the folder
description string Description of folder content
items integer Number of bookmarks in folder
created date Timestamp for when folder was created

Example responses


<rsp stat="ok">
  <folder folderId="4c3ba964-60c3-4349-94d0-ff86db2d47c9" username="ferrogate" name="Cool stuff" description="Stuff I have collected" items="0" created="2009-07-12T19:52:15.000Z"/>


    "rsp": {
        "_content": {
            "folder": {
                "folderId": "4c3ba964-60c3-4349-94d0-ff86db2d47c9",
                "username": "ferrogate",
                "name": "Cool stuff",
                "description": "Stuff I have collected",
                "items": 0,
                "created": "2009-07-12T19:52:15.000Z"
        "stat": "ok"

Error codes

Code Message
009 Authentication required
010 Invalid API key
200 Required field is missing
201 Invalid field format