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Document an API Using the API Gateway REST API

In this section, we describe how to create and maintain documentation parts of an API using the API Gateway REST API.

Before creating and editing the documentation of an API, first create the API. In this section, we use the PetStore API as an example. To create an API using the API Gateway console, follow the instructions in Create an API Gateway API from an Example.

Document the API Entity

To add documentation for an API, add a DocumentationPart resource for the API entity:

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "API" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"info\": {\n\t\t\"description\" : \"Your first API with Amazon API Gateway.\"\n\t}\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ ... "id": "s2e5xf", "location": { "path": null, "method": null, "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "API" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"info\": {\n\t\t\"description\" : \"Your first API with Amazon API Gateway.\"\n\t}\n}" }

If the documentation part has already been added, a 409 Conflict response returns, containing the error message of Documentation part already exists for the specified location: type 'API'." In this case, you must call the documentationpart:update operation.

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PATCH /restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/part_id HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "patchOperations" : [ { "op" : "replace", "path" : "/properties", "value" : "{\n\t\"info\": {\n\t\t\"description\" : \"Your first API with Amazon API Gateway.\"\n\t}\n}" } ] }

The successful response returns a 200 OK status code with the payload containing the updated DocumentationPart instance in the payload.

Document a RESOURCE Entity

To add documentation for the root resource of an API, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the corresponding Resource resource:

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "RESOURCE", }, "properties" : "{\n\t\"description\" : \"The PetStore root resource.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/p76vqo" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/p76vqo" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/p76vqo" } }, "id": "p76vqo", "location": { "path": "/", "method": null, "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "RESOURCE" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"The PetStore root resource.\"\n}" }

When the resource path is not specified, the resource is assumed to be the root resource. You can add "path": "/" to properties to make the specification explicit.

To create documentation for a child resource of an API, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the corresponding Resource resource:

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "RESOURCE", "path" : "/pets" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A child resource under the root of PetStore.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/qcht86" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/qcht86" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/qcht86" } }, "id": "qcht86", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": null, "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "RESOURCE" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A child resource under the root of PetStore.\"\n}" }

To add documentation for a child resource specified by a path parameter, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the Resource resource:

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "RESOURCE", "path" : "/pets/{petId}" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A child resource specified by the petId path parameter.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/k6fpwb" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/k6fpwb" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/k6fpwb" } }, "id": "k6fpwb", "location": { "path": "/pets/{petId}", "method": null, "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "RESOURCE" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A child resource specified by the petId path parameter.\"\n}" }

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The DocumentationPart instance of a RESOURCE entity cannot be inherited by any of its child resources.

Document a METHOD Entity

To add documentation for a method of an API, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the corresponding Method resource:

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "METHOD", "path" : "/pets", "method" : "GET" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"summary\" : \"List all pets.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" } }, "id": "o64jbj", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "GET", "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "METHOD" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"summary\" : \"List all pets.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" } }, "id": "o64jbj", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "GET", "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "METHOD" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"summary\" : \"List all pets.\"\n}" }

If the location.method field is not specified in the preceding request, it is assumed to be ANY method that is represented by a wild card * character.

To update the documentation content of a METHOD entity, call the documentationpart:update operation, supplying a new properties map:

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PATCH /restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/part_id HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "patchOperations" : [ { "op" : "replace", "path" : "/properties", "value" : "{\n\t\"tags\" : [ \"pets\" ], \n\t\"summary\" : \"List all pets.\"\n}" } ] }

The successful response returns a 200 OK status code with the payload containing the updated DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/o64jbj" } }, "id": "o64jbj", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "GET", "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "METHOD" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"tags\" : [ \"pets\" ], \n\t\"summary\" : \"List all pets.\"\n}" }

Document a QUERY_PARAMETER Entity

To add documentation for a request query parameter, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the QUERY_PARAMETER type, with the valid fields of path and name.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "QUERY_PARAMETER", "path" : "/pets", "method" : "GET", "name" : "page" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Page number of results to return.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h9ht5w" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h9ht5w" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h9ht5w" } }, "id": "h9ht5w", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "GET", "name": "page", "statusCode": null, "type": "QUERY_PARAMETER" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Page number of results to return.\"\n}" }

The documentation part's properties map of a QUERY_PARAMETER entity can be inherited by one of its child QUERY_PARAMETER entities. For example, if you add a treats resource after /pets/{petId}, enable the GET method on /pets/{petId}/treats, and expose the page query parameter, this child query parameter inherits the DocumentationPart's properties map from the like-named query parameter of the GET /pets method, unless you explicitly add a DocumentationPart resource to the page query parameter of the GET /pets/{petId}/treats method.

Document a PATH_PARAMETER Entity

To add documentation for a path parameter, add a DocumentationPart resource for the PATH_PARAMETER entity.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "PATH_PARAMETER", "path" : "/pets/{petId}", "method" : "*", "name" : "petId" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"The id of the pet to retrieve.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/ckpgog" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/ckpgog" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/ckpgog" } }, "id": "ckpgog", "location": { "path": "/pets/{petId}", "method": "*", "name": "petId", "statusCode": null, "type": "PATH_PARAMETER" }, "properties": "{\n \"description\" : \"The id of the pet to retrieve\"\n}" }

Document a REQUEST_BODY Entity

To add documentation for a request body, add a DocumentationPart resource for the request body.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "REQUEST_BODY", "path" : "/pets", "method" : "POST" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A Pet object to be added to PetStore.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/kgmfr1" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/kgmfr1" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/kgmfr1" } }, "id": "kgmfr1", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "POST", "name": null, "statusCode": null, "type": "REQUEST_BODY" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A Pet object to be added to PetStore.\"\n}" }

Document a REQUEST_HEADER Entity

To add documentation for a request header, add a DocumentationPart resource for the request header.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "REQUEST_HEADER", "path" : "/pets", "method" : "GET", "name" : "x-my-token" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A custom token used to authorization the method invocation.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h0m3uf" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h0m3uf" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/h0m3uf" } }, "id": "h0m3uf", "location": { "path": "/pets", "method": "GET", "name": "x-my-token", "statusCode": null, "type": "REQUEST_HEADER" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"A custom token used to authorization the method invocation.\"\n}" }

Document a RESPONSE Entity

To add documentation for a response of a status code, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the corresponding MethodResponse resource.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location": { "path": "/", "method": "*", "name": null, "statusCode": "200", "type": "RESPONSE" }, "properties": "{\n \"description\" : \"Successful operation.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lattew" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lattew" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lattew" } }, "id": "lattew", "location": { "path": "/", "method": "*", "name": null, "statusCode": "200", "type": "RESPONSE" }, "properties": "{\n \"description\" : \"Successful operation.\"\n}" }

Document a RESPONSE_HEADER Entity

To add documentation for a response header, add a DocumentationPart resource for the response header.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret "location": { "path": "/", "method": "GET", "name": "Content-Type", "statusCode": "200", "type": "RESPONSE_HEADER" }, "properties": "{\n \"description\" : \"Media type of request\"\n}"

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/fev7j7" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/fev7j7" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/fev7j7" } }, "id": "fev7j7", "location": { "path": "/", "method": "GET", "name": "Content-Type", "statusCode": "200", "type": "RESPONSE_HEADER" }, "properties": "{\n \"description\" : \"Media type of request\"\n}" }

The documentation of this Content-Type response header is the default documentation for the Content-Type headers of any responses of the API.

Document an AUTHORIZER Entity

To add documentation for an API authorizer, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the specified authorizer.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "AUTHORIZER", "name" : "myAuthorizer" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Authorizes invocations of configured methods.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/pw3qw3" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/pw3qw3" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/pw3qw3" } }, "id": "pw3qw3", "location": { "path": null, "method": null, "name": "myAuthorizer", "statusCode": null, "type": "AUTHORIZER" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Authorizes invocations of configured methods.\"\n}" }

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The DocumentationPart instance of an AUTHORIZER entity cannot be inherited by any of its child resources.

Document a MODEL Entity

Documenting a MODEL entity involves creating and managing DocumentPart instances for the model and each of the model's properties'. For example, for the Error model that comes with every API by default has the following schema definition,

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{ "$schema" : "http://json-schema.org/draft-04/schema#", "title" : "Error Schema", "type" : "object", "properties" : { "message" : { "type" : "string" } } }

and requires two DocumentationPart instances, one for the Model and the other for its message property:

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{ "location": { "type": "MODEL", "name": "Error" }, "properties": { "title": "Error Schema", "description": "A description of the Error model" } }

and

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{ "location": { "type": "MODEL", "name": "Error.message" }, "properties": { "description": "An error message." } }

When the API is exported, the DocumentationPart's properties will override the values in the original schema.

To add documentation for an API model, add a DocumentationPart resource targeted for the specified model.

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POST /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "location" : { "type" : "MODEL", "name" : "Pet" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Data structure of a Pet object.\"\n}" }

If successful, the operation returns a 201 Created response containing the newly created DocumentationPart instance in the payload. For example:

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{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "http://docs.aws.amazon.com/apigateway/latest/developerguide/restapi-documentationpart-{rel}.html", "name": "documentationpart", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lkn4uq" }, "documentationpart:delete": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lkn4uq" }, "documentationpart:update": { "href": "/restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/lkn4uq" } }, "id": "lkn4uq", "location": { "path": null, "method": null, "name": "Pet", "statusCode": null, "type": "MODEL" }, "properties": "{\n\t\"description\" : \"Data structure of a Pet object.\"\n}" }

Repeat the same step to create a DocumentationPart instance for any of the model's properties.

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The DocumentationPart instance of a MODEL entity cannot be inherited by any of its child resources.

Update Documentation Parts

To update the documentation parts of any type of API entities, submit a PATCH request on a DocumentationPart instance of a specified part identifier to replace the existing properties map with a new one.

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PATCH /restapis/4wk1k4onj3/documentation/parts/part_id HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret { "patchOperations" : [ { "op" : "replace", "path" : "RESOURCE_PATH", "value" : "NEW_properties_VALUE_AS_JSON_STRING" } ] }

The successful response returns a 200 OK status code with the payload containing the updated DocumentationPart instance in the payload.

You can update multiple documentation parts in a single PATCH request.

List Documentation Parts

To list the documentation parts of any type of API entities, submit a GET request on a DocumentationParts collection.

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GET /restapis/restapi_id/documentation/parts HTTP/1.1 Host: apigateway.region.amazonaws.com Content-Type: application/json X-Amz-Date: YYYYMMDDTttttttZ Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=access_key_id/YYYYMMDD/region/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature=sigv4_secret

The successful response returns a 200 OK status code with the payload containing the available DocumentationPart instances in the payload.