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  1. Trigger API call on Contact Change?

    I would like to use the V2 API to automatically send updates to a FileMaker Pro database (and maybe others in the future) whenever certain fields in a Contact are changed such as name, address, email, etc.

    The documentation on the API is clear and I can manually launch such a PHP program from the browser, but I need to automate the process so whenever a user or an administrator updates a contact record, the PHP program is invoked behind the scenes.

    Is this possible?

    Thanks in Advance,

    -Jason Pryde

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    • Cannot access API from within site pages if not Administrator.

      Hi,

      I have written JavaScript/HTML in a WildApricot site page to display events as a compact list in a table.

      If I login to an administrator account it all works fine, if I login to a non administrator account I get error 403 returned from a get Events API call.....

      "Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 403 (Current token does not provide access to scope 'events_view'.)"

      Code snippet is:
      <script>

      generateTable();

      function generateTable()
      {
      var EventsList = getDataFromApi("https://xxxxx.wildapricot.org/sys/api/v2/accounts/xxxxxx/Events?$sort=StartDate asc&$filter=Tags in [training,cruising,racing,racing_crew] AND StartDate ge 2017-01-01");

      The API documentation here
      https://help.wildapricot.com/display/DOC/Authenticating+API+access+from+a+Wild+Apricot+site+page
      Says
      "Access to Wild…

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        7 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        A current version of public API provides access to administrators only.
        API with access for authenticated users without administrative permissions is under construction. We are expecting to publish it in the next major release, approximately in the end of July.

      • API Event Registrations - Support filters beside list of ID's ?

        Does anyone know if the event registration call supports filters other than the list of ID's mention on the help page.

        Events can be filtered much like contacts but it does not specify for event registrations.

        I want to limit the list of registrations returned for a contact to only those today or later.

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        • Nicasio Design APP

          We are getting very close to launching a comprehensive member facing APP which will allow members to:
          1- download the APP
          2- Login or Register to your org
          3- View and Register to events
          4- Edit their profiles
          5- Browse member directory

          Stand by for updates!

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            • fieldvalues contact api

              I have an interesting issue you can help me with. I am using the Contacts API and calling it from a Javascript call using the WA API wrapper for jQuery. I got this code from the WA developer forum and loaded it into the files section to call locally from the WA install (rather than from the original location).

              http://iarpreiki.org/resources/js/waPublicApi.js

              I am using the API to create a URL that I will pass to an external SaaS system, so I need to collect various contact/membership field data.

              The testing page is at

              http://iarpreiki.org/Print-Your-Membership-Certificate -- the top HTML widget is where…

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              • How do I get all common fields and member fields?

                I'm using the PHP Sample Code, but can't figure out how to get the member fields from the call to the Contacts api. I did a var_dump and there appears to be several arrays. Do I iterate through each array or should I be making a call to the membershiplevel api? Please advise. Thanks in advance.

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                • Sample Excel File for API Connect to WA Make Available for Excel for MAC [14851]

                  It seems that the Sample Excel file for importing data from Wild Apricot was developed in Excel for WIndows. The Import Data macro does not compile because of a Missing:Microsoft XML,v3.0 reference. This XML object is only available in Excel for Windows.

                  Wild Apricot states that it will not be supporting this Excel file at all. That leaves out all MAC users.

                  I have not been able to find any suggestions on line on how to run this Macro or replace the XML object.

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                    • How can I sync WA API and Azure Active Directory?

                      We are looking at using WA with Office 365 to collaborate with our members. Office 365 uses the Azure AD environment which accepts most setups. My question is how we could export WA member data to Azure AD as 'B2B external partners' or, better yet, native AD accounts.

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                      • API Upload Pictures

                        Hey WA Developers, I'm trying to work through some of the API documentation and I'm hung up on the "Uploading Pictures" documentation.
                        https://help.wildapricot.com/display/DOC/Pictures+API+V2+call
                        I've got a Google Script constructed to upload an image from Google Drive to my trial WA site and I can't get it to work! 400 response code. Anybody up for taking a look and pointing out what I am doing wrong? Thanks so much!

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                        • Filtering Account Administrators

                          How can I return a list of just account administrators?

                          Using the API Browser, I tried both

                          $filter=IsAccountAdministrator eq true

                          and

                          $filter="Administrator role.Id" eq 256

                          both return this cryptic error:

                          ErrorDetails: "One or more errors occurred."

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                            3 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Filtering of account admihnistrators is not supported yet. If you are not sure that filtering for some field is supported, then you can look at contact field description. ‘Administrator role’ field has flag “SupportSearch”: false. That’s why filtering fails.

                            We will implement such filtering in one of future updates.

                          • API cannot change email settings?

                            I've been trying for a while now to get the fields in a contact called:

                            Email delivery disabled
                            Receiving emails disabled

                            to change using the API update contact call. I can change other fields, these two just refuse to change. Is there a trick to this, or is this another one of those 'you can't do it' features?

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                            • API2 Export Invoices to Excel through VBA

                              I would like to export our invoices to Excel trough API, as I need country, TAX info, deleted invoices to do a proper administration.

                              Can someone send me an example how to connect to WA through VBA using API v2?

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                              • Event creation via API cannot set all fields

                                I am creating Events using the API and cannot see how the following fields can be set (I can set these as an Administrator in the website) .....
                                Show registrants who want to be listed
                                to everyone
                                to members only
                                Include pending registrations

                                Also I cannot see how the schedule for email announcements and reminders for an Event can be set via the API?

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                                  1 comment  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi,

                                  The section “Show registrants who want to be listed” will be added in API soon (second decade of Jan).

                                  Schedule for email announcements and reminders can’t be set via API and it is not in our development plans. Is it required to manage email options via API?

                                  Dmitry
                                  Mobile development team at Wild Apricot

                                • How can I get new member signup information?

                                  I need to get new member details into Drip.co. How do I go about doing that?

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                                  • What will you do with the new API?

                                    I'm excited for the API that will be coming out this month (according to this forum: http://forums.wildapricot.com/forums/308920-archive/suggestions/8831320-api-to-read-contact-member-records-2469 )

                                    I see that there are a lot of people interested in the API and I was curious what others will be using it for? I will be using it to integrate Google Maps but perhaps there are some other cool things I can set up that I haven't thought of.

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                                    • Single sign on for Moodle

                                      Has anyone successfully setup single sign in authentication between WA and a Moodle installation? Looking for some guidance/assistance. Thanks in advance -

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                                      • Customer and member creation from another system.

                                        We are planning to create Customer and member information from another system into WildApricot. Our Chapter membership uses WildApricot and we would like to automate chapter membership information from our system to WA database through web services call. Has anyone implemented similar work or recommendation.

                                        Thanks.

                                        Sundar

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                                        • “AccessLevel” filter for events

                                          Creating a separate request based on a comment in another one: "Please also add the “AccessLevel” filter for events"

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