Modifies a video category.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes UpdateCategory

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to UpdateCategory.

CateId Long Yes 1000171837

The ID of the category.

CateName String Yes Category name on Alibaba Cloud

The name of the category.

  • The value can be up to 64 bytes in length.
  • The string must be encoded in the UTF-8 format.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 25818875-5F78-4A*****F6-D7393642CA58

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

&CateName=Category name on Alibaba Cloud
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "25818875-5F78-4A*****F6-D7393642CA58"

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.

Common errors

The following table describes the common errors that this operation can return.

Error code

Error message

HTTP status code



The CateId not exist.


The error message returned because the specified category ID does not exist.

SDK examples

We recommend that you use a server SDK to call this operation. For more information about the sample code that is used to call this operation in various languages, see the following topics: