I am using Algolia to power the search on this blog.
From time to time I add new blog posts by downloading the JSON I prepare through a special URL of the website, and then I manually upload it through the Algolia dashboard.
That’s something I could automate, but it’s not a big deal to do it once in a while.
Today I got this error while uploading the JSON file:
Upload error: The 'objectID' attribute is required to use action=updateObject
Inspecting the JSON in VS Code I found out there was one entry with
I removed that item and the upload worked.