Update Group


The Update Group operation (POST only) modifies properties such as the group title, tags, description, sort field and order, and member sharing capabilities. Available only to the group administrators or to the administrator of the organization if the user is a member.

Only the properties that are to be updated need to be specified in the request. Properties not specified will not be affected.

The group ID cannot be modified.

Request Parameters

[Common Parameter]

For a complete listing, see Common parameters.


Tells service to clear any fields that are passed in empty (for example, snippet=&description=).

[Updated Group Parameters]

For a complete listing of the available Update Group parameters, see the Group parameters.

Response Properties


Indicates if the operation was successful.


The ID of the updated group.

Example Usage

URL for Update Group

description=The street maps group provides street maps for the city of Redlands.
A new map showing bike lanes from downtown to Esri has been added. 
tags=bike lanes

JSON Response Syntax

  "success": true | false,
  "groupId": "<group id>"

JSON Response Example

  "success": true,
  "groupId": "2ecb37a8c8fb4051af9c086c25503bb0"