ArcGIS REST API

Update Group Items with Content Categories

Description

The Update Group Items With Content Categories operation (POST only) allows group owner and managers to add or remove group content categories on group items. A maximum of 100 items can be bulk updated per request.

Request Parameters

ParameterDetails
[Common Parameters]

For a complete listing, see Common parameters.

items

A JSON array of item objects, specified with each item's ID assigned with an array of group categories to update on the item.

Each item can be categorized to a maximum of 20 categories.

Example:

[{
	"2e63e6318c23482386ffc344e73e3636": ["/Categories/Basemaps/Esri Basemaps/Esri Vector Basemap", "/Region/World"]
}, {
	"c979ff16584b45eba6aad3d150a6b72f": ["/Region/US", "/Categories/Imagery/Temporal Imagery"]
}, {
	"2fc8267f964348fe834d59d958c26a7b": []
}]

Response Properties

PropertyDetails
results

An array of JSON objects, one for each item requested. Each object is made up of the itemId and a success flag to indicate whether the item was successfully updated. If an error occurs during updating an item, an error object is also returned.

Example:

[
  {
    "itemId": "c3ad4ed8bcf04d619537cfe252a1760d",
    "success": false,
    "error": {
      "code": 400,
      "message": "Item does not exist or is inaccessible."
    }
  },
  {
    "itemId": "9ced00fdce3e4b20bb4b05155acbe817",
    "success": true
  },
  {
    "itemId": "2678d3002eea4e4a825e3bdf10016e61",
    "success": true
  }
]

Example Usage

URL for Update Group Items With Content Categories

https://www.arcgis.com/sharing/rest/content/groups/826ab72ed44c48beb8735c2634e0bfad/updateCategories

JSON Response Syntax

{"results": [
  {
    "itemId": "<itemId1>",
    "success": true | false
  },
  {
    "itemId": "<itemId2>",
    "success": true | false,
    "error": {
      "code": <error code>,
      "message": "<error message>"
    }
  },
  {
    "itemId": "<itemId3>",
    "success": true | false
  }
]}

JSON Response Example

{"results": [
  {
    "itemId": "c979ff16584b45eba6aad3d150a6b72f",
    "success": true
  },
  {
    "itemId": "2fc8267f964348fe834d59d958c26a7b",
    "success": true
  },
  {
    "itemId": "2e63e6318c23482386ffc344e73e3636",
    "success": true
  }
]}