Update a specific announcement

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “UpdateAnnouncement” Required
announcementid string The ID of the announcement to update. Required
title string The title of the announcement (if required to change). Optional
announcement string The message of the announcement (if required to change). Optional
date string The date of the announcement (if required to change). Format: Y-m-d H:i:s Optional
published bool Whether to publish the announcement (1 or 0) (if required to change). Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
announcementid int The ID of the updated announcement.

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
            'action' => 'UpdateAnnouncement',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'notes' => 'This is an admin note',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$response = curl_exec($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'UpdateAnnouncement';
$postData = array(
    'notes' => 'This is an admin note',
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);

Example Response JSON

    "result": "success",
    "announcementid": "1"

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Announcement ID Not Found

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version