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Update Developer

Resource Summary


Content Type

application/json, text/xml





Update Developer

Update an existing developer profile.


To add new values or update existing values, submit the new or updated portion of the developer profile along with the rest of the developer profile, even if no values are changing.


To delete attributes from a developer profile, submit the entire profile without the attributes that you want to delete.


For more information about the monetization attributes, see Managing app developers.


Apigee Edge for Public Cloud only: OAuth access tokens and Key Management Service (KMS) entities (apps, developers, and API products) are cached for 180 seconds (current default). Any custom attributes associated with these entities also get cached for at least 180 seconds after the entity is accessed at runtime. Therefore, an ExpiresIn element on the OAuthV2 policy won't be able to expire an access token in less than 180 seconds.


Apigee recommends that you use the developer's email address when calling this API. Developer IDs are generated internally by Apigee and are not guaranteed to stay the same over time. 

Resource URL /organizations/{org_name}/developers/{developer_email_or_id}

Header Parameters

Name Values Description

Specify Content Type.

Request Body

Name Description Default Required?
email The developer's email, used to unique identify the developer in Apigee Edge N/A Yes
firstName The first name of the developer N/A Yes
lastName The last name of the developer N/A Yes
userName The developer's username (currently unused by Apigee) N/A Yes
attributes Name/value pairs used to extend the default profile.

Note: With Apigee Edge for Public Cloud, the custom attribute limit is 18.

N/A Yes, unless you want to delete the attributes.

org_name Mention the organization name true

developer_email_or_id Mention the developer email or ID true

org_name Mention the organization name true

developer_name Mention the developer email true

HTTP Basic

OAuth 2.0



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