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Author is a person who has an account to access the Quintype platform, with permissions or roles assigned, who can write, edit and publish stories. All authors are migrated with the role Guest Contributor by default. If you require creation of additional roles, then you have to connect with Quintype support.

Author is different from User


  "name": "Rohit Kumar",
  "username": "Rohit Kumar",
  "email": "",
  "external-id": "Rohit Kumar",
  "role": "Provided by support",
  "bio": "string",
    "key": "value"


Key Type
name * String
username * String
email * String
external-id * String
role String
bio String
metadata Object


Key Type
key String
value Any


[1] All mandatory fields are marked with an *