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PUT: Update one document

To update one document

  • Run this PUT command
PUT eighties_movies/_doc/2
"title": "Back to the Future",
"category": "Comedy",
"released": "July 3, 1985",
"star": {
"first_name": "Michael",
"middle_name": "J.",
"last_name": "Fox",
"character": "Marty"
  • This updates the document with unique id 2 inside the index named eighties_movies

This document with id 2 was added in the POST bulk example earlier

  • The first name was Michael J. and is now Michael

  • There is a now a middle name J.