Esri Leaflet

Editing feature layers

This sample demonstrates a bare-bones approach for passing edits to a feature service.

  <meta charset=utf-8 />
  <title>Editing feature layers</title>
  <meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />

    <!-- Load Leaflet from CDN -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=""
    <script src=""

    <!-- Load Esri Leaflet from CDN -->
    <script src=""

    body { margin:0; padding:0; }
    #map { position: absolute; top:0; bottom:0; right:0; left:0; }

<!-- Load Esri Leaflet Renderers -->
<script src=""></script>

<!-- Leaflet Draw -->
  #info-pane {
    position: absolute;
    top: 10px;
    right: 10px;
    z-index: 400;
    padding: 1em;
    background: white;
    text-align: right;
    max-width: 250px;

  #form {
    display: none;

<div id='map'></div>
<div id='info-pane' class='leaflet-bar'>
  <label id='greeting'>
    Click on the map to post an edit.<br>
    Click on a marker to remove it.
    <select id="symbols">
      <option value="Air Control Point">Air Control Point</option>
      <option value="Decision Point">Decision Point</option>
      <option value="Unmanned Aerial System (UAS UA)">Unmanned Aerial System (UAS UA)</option>
  // create the map
  var map ='map').setView([65, -18.5], 6);

  // add our feature layer to the map
  const militaryOps = L.esri.featureLayer({
    url: ''

  // when the map is clicked, add a new feature
  map.on('click', function(e) {
    // convert to GeoJSON
    let feat = L.marker(e.latlng).toGeoJSON();
    // set the attribute value that controls the feature service symbology = symbols.value;
    // make a request to add the new feature to the feature service.
    militaryOps.addFeature(feat, function (err, response) {

  // when a marker is clicked, remove the feature from the service, using its id
  militaryOps.on('click', function(e) {
    militaryOps.deleteFeature(, function (err, response) {
    // make sure map click event isn't fired.