Method: projects.updateContent

Updates the content of the specified script project. This content is stored as the HEAD version, and is used when the script is executed as a trigger, in the script editor, in add-on preview mode, or as a web app or Apps Script API in development mode. This clears all the existing files in the project.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



The script project's Drive ID.

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
  "files": [
      object (File)

object (File)

The list of script project files. One of the files is a script manifest; it must be named "appsscript", must have type of JSON, and include the manifest configurations for the project.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Content.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.