# Settings

Settings are key-value pairs that are stored in the database, and control different aspects of the project. Only administrators have access to manage Settings.


# The Settings Object

id uuid
Primary key of the setting.

project_name string
Name of the project, shown in the Admin App.

project_url string
Link to the (public) website that goes with this project.

project_color string
Brand color for the current project.

project_logo many-to-one
Primary logo for the current project. Many-to-one to files.

public_foreground many-to-one
Foreground image for the Admin App's public pages. Many-to-one to files.

public_background many-to-one
Background image for the Admin App's public pages. Many-to-one to files.

public_note string
Note shown on the Admin App's public pages. Supports Markdown.

auth_login_attempts integer
How often a user is allowed to try to login. After which times the user will be suspended.

auth_password_policy RegEx
What regex passwords must pass in order to be valid.

storage_asset_transform string
If the transform endpoints are allowed to be used on the assets endpoint. One of all, none or presets.

storage_asset_presets array
What preset keys exist in the assets endpoint.

custom_css string
CSS rules to override the App's default styling.

storage_default_folder uuid
Folder for uploaded files. Does not affect existing files.

basemaps array
Custom tiles to overriding the Mapbox defaults.

mapbox_key string
Mapbox Access Token (opens new window).

module_bar array
What modules are enabled/added globally.

{
	"data": {
		"id": 1,
		"project_name": "Directus",
		"project_url": null,
		"project_color": null,
		"project_logo": null,
		"public_foreground": null,
		"public_background": null,
		"public_note": null,
		"auth_login_attempts": 25,
		"auth_password_policy": null,
		"storage_asset_transform": "all",
		"storage_asset_presets": [
			{ "key": "small", "fit": "cover", "width": 200, "height": 161, "quality": 80, "withoutEnlargement": false }
		],
		"custom_css": null,
		"storage_default_folder": null,
		"basemaps": null,
		"mapbox_key": null,
		"module_bar": null
	}
}

# Retrieve Settings

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Returns

Returns the settings object.

# REST API

GET /settings

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Query {
	settings: directus_settings
}
# Example
query {
	settings {
		project_name
	}
}

# Update Settings

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Request Body

A partial settings object.

# Returns

Returns the settings object.

# REST API

PATCH /settings
# Example
// PATCH /settings

{
	"project_url": "https://example.com/"
}

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	update_settings(data: update_directus_settings_input!): directus_settings
}
# Example
mutation {
	update_settings(data: { project_url: "https://example.com" }) {
		project_name
		project_url
	}
}
Last Updated: 11/24/2021, 10:48:21 PM