User Item (Link)


A link to a user uploaded item along with the list of groups the item is shared with. The item is not physically stored in the user's folder but is stored as a link to the original item in the item resource (/content/items/<itemId>). Access to the item via this link is available only to the user.

Request Parameters

[Common Parameters]

For a complete listing, see Common parameters.

Response Properties


See Item for response properties.


commentsEnabled property of an item is not included in user item response.


A JSON object with two properties access and groups, indicating the level of access to the item and the group IDs the item is shared with.


{"access": "org",
 "groups": [

Example Usage

URL for User Item

JSON Response Syntax

  "item": {
    "id": "<item id>",
    "owner": "<owner username>",
    "created": date created shown in UNIX time,
    "modified": date modified shown in UNIX time,
    "guid": <unique id>,
    "name": "<item name>",
    "title": "<item title>",
    "type": "<type>",
    "typeKeywords": [
    "description": "<description>",
    "tags": [
    "snippet": "<summary>",
    "thumbnail": <file name>,
    "extent": [
    "spatialReference": <coordinate system>,
    "accessInformation": "<credits>",
    "licenseInfo": "<access and use constraints>",
    "culture": <culture code>,
    "url": <url>
    "access": "private | public | org | shared",
    "size": <size>,
    "numComments": <number of comments>,
    "numRatings": <number of ratings>,
    "avgRating": <average rating>,
    "numViews": <number of views>
  "sharing": {
    "access": "private | public | org | shared",
    "groups": [<group id1>, <group id2>...]

JSON Response Example

  "item": {
    "id": "1851c185888a43fcb3d6fffb78ae7c94",,
    "owner": "jsmith33",
    "created": 1264091913000,
    "modified": 1290625900000,  
    "guid": null,
    "name": "Usa_Prime_Imagery",
    "title": "Usa_Prime_Imagery",
    "type": "Layer",
    "typeKeywords": [
      "ArcGIS Explorer",
    "description": "This detailed imagery map presents satellite imagery for the world and high-resolution 
(1m or better) imagery for the United States.",
    "tags": [
    "snippet": "Imagery of Southern California",
    "thumbnail": null,
    "documentation": null,
    "extent": [],
    "spatialReference": null,
    "accessInformation": "Provided by Satellite Technologies",
    "licenseInfo": "This imagery is licensed to Satellite Technologies and non-commercial use is allowed.",
    "culture": <en_us>,
    "url": null,
    "access": "org",
    "size": 38912,
    "numComments": 6,
    "numRatings": 17,
    "avgRating": 4,
    "numViews": 23
  "sharing": {
    "access": "org",
    "groups": ["4774c1c2b79046f285b2e86e5a20319e"]