November 8, 2018

Added Network Detection API for developers to troubleshoot callback connection failures.

June 5, 2017

Hyperlinks to broadcasted articles from your account and other Official Accounts can be added in the main body of the article.

May 15, 2017

Added the "Manage Article Comments" API.

May 2, 2017

Deleted the "Broadcast" API, added the "article_idx" parameter for developers to delete one of articles, and added 40060 to represent article_idx is invalid. Allowed a maximum of 60 requests per minute for the "Broadcast" API.

April 21, 2017

Added the "clientmsgid" parameter in the "Broadcast" API for developers to set on their own to avoid repeated push.

March 22, 2017

Updated the "Mange User Tag" API, so that up to 20 tags can be added to a user by Official Accounts.

December 27, 2016

Increased the maximum number of articles to 8 when passively replying to user messages via callback.

August 17, 2016

Added the "Manage Blacklist" API.

April 29, 2016

Added user tag related APIs on the Official Accounts Platform, including "Manage User Tag", "Get User's Basic Information (by UnionID)", " Personalized Menu", and "Advanced Broadcast" APIs.

April 19, 2016

Upgraded the Weixin browser to X5 Blink and released the Weixin DevTools for web 0.5.0 to support remote debugging of webpages on X5 Blink.

March 28, 2016

Added the "Clear API Call Counts" API to help the Official Accounts and third-party developers solve the problem of limited API call counts. This API can be called 10 times per calendar month.

March 2, 2016

Allowed deletion of messages sent via the "Broadcast" API at any time instead of within half an hour.

January 22, 2016

Released WeUI, a webpage style library, to allow webpage developers to create a consistent look on web and the Weixin app, while reducing design and development costs.

January 11, 2016

Released the Weixin DevTools for web to allow developers to simulate the Weixin pages on PC or Mac for easy page development and debugging.

January 6, 2016

Added the cover image URL field in the section of getting article assets in the Media Asset Management API to avoid the cover image's media_id from being invalid. Third-party developers can also use this URL to download the image to their servers and display on their websites.

December 16, 2015

To help Official Account operators run business flexibly, the Weixin Official Accounts Platform provides personalized menu APIs for verified Subscription Accounts and verified Service Accounts. With these APIs, the developer can allow different users of the Official Account to experience diversified custom menus.

December 02, 2015

Increased the validity period of QR code with temporary parameters to 30 days for broad use.

November 18, 2015

Added the API for sending article messages with links to the article message page in the "Customer Service" API that allows sending article messages with external links.

October 9, 2015

Began pushing Official Accounts verification events to developers' server addresses entered in the Developer Center to keep them abreast of the verification status.

August 12, 2015

Added the "Get Official Account Network Connection URL" API in Wi-Fi via Weixin. Updated the QR code material style in the "Get QR Code Materials" API. Added the Device API to allow third-party SSID packages to contain Chinese characters.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Added the "Upload Image" API for verified Official Accounts to use during broadcasting articles. With this API, developers can upload images, put image URLs into articles and broadcast them to users. As of August 15, images from external links will be deleted from the article message page. (Those uploaded before August 15 will keep displaying.) Replace with the new API as soon as possible.

July 28, 2015

Returned msg_data_id when broadcasting articles via the Broadcast API. This ID can be used to get the article data via the "Analyze Article" API. Added the "Get Data" and "Query Member Card Information" (including points) APIs for Cards & Offers.

July 2, 2015

Added mediaID in article configuration when using the "Get Automatic Reply Configuration" API and the "Get Menu Configuration" API to get the Official Account configuration. This makes it easy for developers to migrate Official Account businesses to third-party platforms.

June 29, 2015

Added the "Get User's Basic Information in Batch" API in the user management API to improve developers' efficiency.

June 17, 2015

Added the "Apply for Activating Shake Nearby" API, the "Shake Event Notification" API, and the "Query Review Status by Device ID " API. Updated some text.

June 15, 2015

Allowed sending preview to any Weixin ID (only limited to OpenID) in the "Preview" API of the "Send Messages - Broadcast" API to meet the requirements of developers from third-party platforms.

May 28, 2015

Returned the URL field when getting article assets via the "Media Asset Management - Get Permanent Assets" API, to make it easy for developers to use the article page. Note that images from the Weixin Official Accounts Platform can only be used on Tencent domain names and can't be used on other domain names.

May 19, 2015

Made the webpage authorization API available to verified government or media Subscription Accounts.

April 29, 2015

Made "Custom Menu" and "Media Asset Management" APIs available to unverified Subscription Accounts from third-party platforms.

April 22, 2015

Updated the "Account Management - QR Code with Parameters" API. Extended the validity period of a temporary QR code from 0.5 hour to 7 days and allowed the scene value of a permanent QR code to be represented as a string.

April 14, 2015

Added "Get Automatic Reply" and "Configure Custom Menu" APIs and made them available to all Official Accounts. For third-party platforms authorized with Official Account login, developers should, upon authorization by the Official Account, get the Official Account configuration via this API and re-configure it to ensure the Official Account operator's operation experience.

April 11, 2015

Changed the store related APIs. Old store related APIs will be out of service as of May. Check the latest documentation and change to the new APIs.

March 18, 2015

Added the Media Asset Management API and made it available to all verified Official Accounts. This makes it easy for Official Account developers to manage assets and allows third-party platforms to implement the asset management feature for interoperability with the Weixin Official Accounts Platform.

March 13, 2015

Provided test accounts with the same capabilities (including JS-SDK) with verified Service Accounts. With Test accounts, Official Accounts' developers can get familiarized with APIs on the Weixin Official Accounts Platform and test new features before release. Visit

February 3, 2015

Added the capability of modifying user groups in batch in the "User Management -User Grouping Management" API.

For previous release notes on developers and APIs, see Weixin Official Accounts Platform Notices and Weixin Open Platform Notices.