Profile Edit API - Languages

This sub-resource API will allow you to create, update, and delete languages of a member. See Language Fields for a description of the fields available within this object.

Supported Methods

CREATE | PARTIAL_UPDATE | DELETE

CREATE

POST
https://api.linkedin.com/v2/people/id={person ID}/languages

sample request body

{
    "name": {
        "localized": {
            "en_US": "English"
        },
        "preferredLocale": {
            "country": "US",
            "language": "en"
        }
    },
    "proficiency": "NATIVE_OR_BILINGUAL"
}

Note

A successful response will return a 201 Created HTTP status code. To record the created entity's id, refer to the header X-LinkedIn-Id field.

PARTIAL UPDATE

POST
https://api.linkedin.com/v2/people/id={person ID}/languages/{language ID}

sample request body

{
    "patch": {
        "$set": {
            "proficiency": "NATIVE_OR_BILINGUAL"
        }
    }
}

Sample Json to delete one or more fields. If you attempt to delete a field that is mandatory, the API will return a 422 Error Response. See Language Fields for allowed list of fields for this resource.

sample request body

{
    "patch": {
        "$delete": [
            "field1",
            "field2"
        ]
    }
}

DELETE

DELETE
https://api.linkedin.com/v2/people/id={person ID}/languages/{language ID}