Changing the article owner

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  • Jahn Jerenz Bronilla

    I cant seem to find this attribute in Explore KB Dataset.

     

    Can someone help me?

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  • Sabra
    Zendesk Customer Care

    Hey @...! Article owner is not currently one of the attributes available with the Guide: Knowledge Base dataset in Explore. You can check out this article, Metrics and attributes for Zendesk Guide, for a list of all the attributes available with the dataset. 

    I was going to recommend that you cross-post in our Explore Product Feedback Forum so our Product Managers can review and others in the community can see, but it looks like you have already done that here: Group Owner in Explore for Guide

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  • Ronja Sindek

    Hi, we are creating help center articles via API and now we wonder how to fill in the "Owner". In the API documentation is no declaration therefore available. 

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  • Kristian Tungland

    Why is it that comments on an article goes to the author and not the owner? Is there a way to change this behavior? 

    You can set a whole group as an owner of articles. And it would be great if all members of this group could get a email when new comments are added.

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  • Brett Bowser
    Zendesk Community Manager

    Hey Kristian,

    There's no way to change this functionality at this time, however, I do agree that this would be a great solution to ensure that all members of a group will receive comment updates on an article.

    I'll be sure to pass this along as feedback to our Guide product managers.

    Thanks so much for taking the time to share this with us!

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  • Dinesh Korgaokar

    Hello,

    do we have a API endpoint to update owner. 

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  • Dave Dyson
    Zendesk Community Manager
    Hi Dinesh,
     
    I'm sorry to say there isn't a way to update an article owner via the API. For visibility to our product team, would you mind posting your use case to our Feedback - Help Center (Guide) topic, using this template? Thanks!
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  • John Meyer

    Hey all!

    Curious why the options for this "Owner" field don't include any of the User Groups or Management Groups we'd set up within Guide itself and instead rely on the Groups that have been configured on the Zendesk Support side.

    Seems a bit odd considering all the other ways we can set up various groups of users within Guide itself, and I'd love to be able to created Guide-specific user groups for this Owner field instead of adding even MORE Groups on the Support side that could add further confusion for agents working in the Support product.

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  • Christine Felicia
    Zendesk Engineering
    Hi John, the groups created in Guide is called User Segments which is used to determine access to Help Center content. While Support Groups are used to create collections of agents based on criteria those agents have in common. Although I understand that it would be more effective for you if User Segments will be an option in changing ownership in Guide, unfortunately this is not possible at this time.

    If you have some time, I recommend that you start a post about this in our Product Feedback page. Our Product Managers actively monitors our feedback threads, and conversations with high user engagement ultimately gets flagged by the team for roadmap planning.
     
    You can create a new post in Feedback - Help Center (Guide) following the Product Feedback Post Template.
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