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POST: Update part of one document

To update part of one document

  • Run this POST command
POST eighties_movies/_update/4
"doc": {
"title": "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial",
"released":"June 13, 1982",
"star" : {"first_name": "Henry", "last_name": "Thomas"}
  • This updates the document with unique id 4 inside the index named eighties_movies

This document with id 4 was added in the POST bulk example earlier

  • The title was E.T. and is now E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

  • The date was June 23, 1982 and is now June 13, 1982

  • star.first_name was Henr and is now Henry

  • star.last_name was missing and is now added as Thomas