Updating a tag

Tags can be updated via a POST method to https://api.rebrandly.com/v1/tags/{id}, where {id} is the unique identifier (id) of the tag, which accepts a JSON object describing the Tag.


Check compatibility first

Double check whether your API key or OAuth token is enabled to use the Tags feature.
For every account, you can check for features and limits with a preliminary API call.

PATH Parameters

Path parameterDescription
idUnique identifier of the tag you want to update

Link Parameters

The table below shows the parameters you should specify when updating a tag.
If you do not want to modify some parameters, you can simply leave them unchanged, i.e. pass their values as you originally received them.

Tag propertyTypeConstraintsDescription
Min 3 chars
Max 255 chars
New name you want to assign to the tag
6-digits Hexadecimal
Hexadecimal code of the color you want to assign to the tag (without the opening "#" char)
Updating an existing tag (changing "marketing" into "promo")
$ curl 'https://api.rebrandly.com/v1/tags/gewa4cc5b6ee45d6gkj65b06ac2d1hww' \
-H 'apikey: YOUR_API_KEY' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d \
  "id": "gewa4cc5b6ee45d6gkj65b06ac2d1hww",
  "name": "promo",
  "color": "FFAA99"

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
JSON response (updated tag)
  "id": "gewa4cc5b6ee45d6gkj65b06ac2d1hww",
  "name": "promo",
  "color": "FFAA99"

Handling errors

HTTP statusError typeDescription
403403 - Invalid formatInvalid Link object. Double check value for property field. Details about validation failure in message field
404404 - Not found
with property value "id"
Given id does not correspond to any existing tag