Columns - Update

Update columns on a board

PUT https://dev.azure.com/{organization}/{project}/{team}/_apis/work/boards/{board}/columns?api-version=5.1

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
organization
path True
  • string

The name of the Azure DevOps organization.

project
path True
  • string

Project ID or project name

team
path
  • string

Team ID or team name

board
path True
  • string

Name or ID of the specific board

api-version
query True
  • string

Version of the API to use. This should be set to '5.1' to use this version of the api.

Request Body

Name Type Description
body

List of board columns to update

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

successful operation

Security

oauth2

Type: oauth2
Flow: accessCode
Authorization URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/authorize&response_type=Assertion
Token URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/token?client_assertion_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:client-assertion-type:jwt-bearer&grant_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:grant-type:jwt-bearer

Scopes

Name Description
vso.work_write Grants the ability to read, create, and update work items and queries, update board metadata, read area and iterations paths other work item tracking related metadata, execute queries, and to receive notifications about work item events via service hooks.

Examples

Update columns on a board

Sample Request

PUT https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/Fabrikam/Fabrikam Team/_apis/work/boards/{board}/columns?api-version=5.1
[
  {
    "id": "12eed5fb-8af3-47bb-9d2a-058fbe7e1196",
    "name": "New",
    "itemLimit": 0,
    "stateMappings": {
      "Product Backlog Item": "New",
      "Bug": "New"
    },
    "columnType": "incoming"
  },
  {
    "id": "5f72391d-af1c-4754-9459-23138eba13e3",
    "name": "Approved",
    "itemLimit": 5,
    "stateMappings": {
      "Product Backlog Item": "Approved",
      "Bug": "Approved"
    },
    "isSplit": false,
    "description": "",
    "columnType": "inProgress"
  },
  {
    "id": "4ddb0875-547e-4d2c-b36a-4ea9a1f7be41",
    "name": "Committed",
    "itemLimit": 5,
    "stateMappings": {
      "Product Backlog Item": "Committed",
      "Bug": "Committed"
    },
    "isSplit": false,
    "description": "",
    "columnType": "inProgress"
  },
  {
    "id": "1016c466-6cb6-4bf9-9a19-4e9cc88204df",
    "name": "Done",
    "itemLimit": 0,
    "stateMappings": {
      "Product Backlog Item": "Done",
      "Bug": "Done"
    },
    "columnType": "outgoing"
  }
]

Sample Response

{
  "count": 4,
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "12eed5fb-8af3-47bb-9d2a-058fbe7e1196",
      "name": "New",
      "itemLimit": 0,
      "stateMappings": {
        "Product Backlog Item": "New",
        "Bug": "New"
      },
      "columnType": "incoming"
    },
    {
      "id": "5f72391d-af1c-4754-9459-23138eba13e3",
      "name": "Approved",
      "itemLimit": 5,
      "stateMappings": {
        "Product Backlog Item": "Approved",
        "Bug": "Approved"
      },
      "isSplit": false,
      "description": "",
      "columnType": "inProgress"
    },
    {
      "id": "4ddb0875-547e-4d2c-b36a-4ea9a1f7be41",
      "name": "Committed",
      "itemLimit": 5,
      "stateMappings": {
        "Product Backlog Item": "Committed",
        "Bug": "Committed"
      },
      "isSplit": false,
      "description": "",
      "columnType": "inProgress"
    },
    {
      "id": "1016c466-6cb6-4bf9-9a19-4e9cc88204df",
      "name": "Done",
      "itemLimit": 0,
      "stateMappings": {
        "Product Backlog Item": "Done",
        "Bug": "Done"
      },
      "columnType": "outgoing"
    }
  ]
}

Definitions

BoardColumn
BoardColumnType

BoardColumn

Name Type Description
columnType
description
  • string
id
  • string
isSplit
  • boolean
itemLimit
  • integer
name
  • string
stateMappings
  • object

BoardColumnType

Name Type Description
inProgress
  • string
incoming
  • string
outgoing
  • string