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  1. Connecting to PowerApps with Swagger

    I've downloaded the Swagger file for administrative access and imported into PowerApps in an attempt to create a custom connector. It asks for several fields (see screen shot in attached file).

    I'm not clear on two of the fields to fill in.

    For Authorization URL, it is showing a default of:

    https://YOUR_ORGANIZATION.wildapricot.com/sys/login/OAuthLogin

    I'm not sure what I should replace YOUR_ORGANIZATION with.

    It is also requesting a Refresh URL and I don't know what to put in there.

    Any help would be appreciated. A documented PowerApps connector would be of general use to the WA community and I'd be happy to…

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    • Access registrants who are on the waitlist via API

      We need to be able to export the list of registrants who are on the waitlist. If a course (event) is full, we want to be able to pre-register waitlisted people the next time that we offer the course.
      Currently we have to copy-and-paste from the full event to the next event, a tedious and error-prone activity.

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      • OAUTH - Not getting back authorization token

        Perhaps someone in this forum can help answer this question. There aren't any OAuth exampels for PHP.

        My code is failing on the last ajax call to the OAuth API. I am getting a NULL response from Wild Apricot.

        Perhap someone can let me know what is wrong withthis code:

        $credentials = '[client_id]:[secret]';

        //extract data from the post
        //set POST variables
        $url = 'http://oauth.wildapricot.org/auth/token';
        $fields = array(
        'grant_type' => "authorization_code",
        'code' => CCGetParam("code",0),
        'client_id' => '[client_id]',
        'redirect_uri' => "https://[domain.com]/login2.php",
        'scope' => 'contacts_me'
        );

        //url-ify the data for the POST
        foreach($fields as $key=>$value) { $fields_string .= $key.'='.$value.'&';…

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        • Need to redirect OLD WA page address to NEW WA page address

          I used to make an index.html file with a meta redirect tag but this doesn't happen with WA according to Tech Support.

          We originally had a WA site that was modified and the new site has the same pages with different URLs. Our fear is that, for instance, someone may have bookmarked the OLD site's page, and when clicked on brings them to the wrong page.

          Help?

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          • Provide a working example using XML and Access 2016

            I am converting an existing (working) application based on the excel example provided by Wild Apricot to work with Access instead of Excel. All I need from the API is to download a list of members. I've found that the Excel code does not work with Access. I've found many workarounds on various VBA boards, but I'm stymied at the final step of actually downloading the XML for the membership roster.

            These three lines of code from the LoadContacts sub are the problem. The dim statement does not compile in Access. The error is that the 'user defined type is…

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            • IFrame Integration with WP

              So I am working on a client site that uses WA as their membership management system. Their site is actually located in WP and therefore I used iframes to integrate events, member directory, and so on. Problem is that I do not want a scroll bar and I do not want the iframe to get cut off at the height I set for it. I tried using height="auto" or Height="100%" but these shrink the iframe up and then it creates a scroll bar. Currently I have the iframe height set up high in pixels so it does not run out…

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              • Using API on MS Access 2016

                I extended the excel sample API V2 app to develop an attendance system for our club. For a number of reasons, we're working to move off of Excel and onto Access. The sample code from WA runs smoothly on Excel, but not on Access. The sample includes the following (in function GetOAuthToken)

                Dim httpClient as IXMLHTTPRequest
                Set httpClient = CreateObject("Msxml12.XMLHTTP.3.0")
                httpClient.Open "POST", url, False

                (where url = "https://oauth.wildapricot.org/auth/token")

                The client.open returns 'unauthorized'. I cannot find any documentation on the open method of the httpclient object. And I have no idea what extra authorization I need when working in…

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                • Orders-products vs Payments?

                  Hi Everyone,

                  I would like to integrate shop orders and payments with an external platform, this means whenever a user buys a digital product through the store, the content is unlocked in the external platform.

                  I'm digging around the API and found a complete API for payments and invoices but, unfortunately, payments and invoices don't have any relationship with orders and products.

                  Are this unimplemented methods of the API?

                  Thanks in advance for any response

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                  • change system page colors

                    How can I change the color of menu items on system pages? For example, the current color is blue; I want to change it to red.

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                    • Single Sign On Very simple Ruby on Rails snippet

                      Hello,
                      I have been able to implement bare bones Wild Apricot single sign on steps in a blank Ruby on Rails project, thanks to Wild Apricot support! Please find attached a redacted and commented version of the code here for anyone who is trying to do similar with their own custom web app. This snippet prints out the ID of the user who is signed in.
                      Cheers!

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                      • Anyone having problems getting 502 (bad gateway) response from API?

                        I am continually getting 502 responses from the API but they are inconsistent. Some requests go through without a problem but at another time, the same request that worked, say 20min ago returns a a 502. I am trying to isolate the problem but i don't know where to start. I have not changed anything in the header, url, or the url parameters. It seems the API just stops processing my requests.

                        I'm using Postman and I have also written some PHP scripts based on the PHP samples provided on Github.

                        Has anyone had this experience? I would like to…

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                        • I have successfully integrated the WA API into Integromat

                          Integromat.com is like Zapier or IFTT but a bit more powerful AND easy to use. I'm added an authorization Connector and two modules for retrieving and filtering Contacts. Using their Slack integration I can now ask for Integromat to calculate a Membership Report and report back to Slack. Next up is a "new member" notification.

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                          • Database format of guest that attend event based on sign in list so it can be entered in PC file

                            Hand write data retrieved after community event is over for guest that attended and signed in and contact info so it can be electronically processed in organizations data entry

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                            • I am redirecting one page to another website. How do I make this open a new window?

                              I am redirecting one page to another website. How do I make this open a new window rather than leave the member site?

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                              • Hi, I am trying to add Google Spreadsheet to WildApricot Site...Can anyone help in this issue?

                                Hi, I am trying to add Google Spreadsheet to WildApricot Site...Can anyone help in this issue?

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                                • Video Content for paying members

                                  I am going to post videos of our meetings on our website. I want to restrict access to those videos to only paid members.

                                  The videos will be 1 hour in length so they will be large.

                                  I am willing to pay for a third party service and do some one time development, but i want the process of uploading a new video to be something that a non-technical (yet competent) user can do. I want to restrict the video to paying members (we will have non-paying members as well).

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                                  • A question on the Excel spreadsheet made available 6 months ago by Wild Apricot at https://github.com/WildApricot/ApiSamples/tree/master/Exc

                                    A question on the Excel spreadsheet made available 6 months ago by Wild Apricot at https://github.com/WildApricot/ApiSamples/tree/master/Excel

                                    I am having a problem with authentication. I put in the API key from authorized applications via copy/paste so I know it's right. Then I clicked download data and tried both the client ID/secret key and my admin username and password. Both times I get this error. I went through the VBA code a bit to review if I may be doing something wrong, but I don't see anything wrong.

                                    Client is not authorized to use this grant type is an error I cannot…

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                                    • WaApi.py ApiObject.__str__() and __repr__() throw TypeError ... is not JSON serializable

                                      I'm looking at the Python example code, specifically WaApi.py and ApiObject.__init__(). Lines 161-173 here:

                                      https://github.com/WildApricot/ApiSamples/blob/master/python/WaApi.py

                                      The __str__() and __repr__() methods on lines 175-179 throw a TypeError: {...} is not JSON serializable.

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                                      • API endpoint for allowing users to cancel registrations

                                        The new feature added today to allow users to cancel their own registrations is a good start, but we need to be able to set it through the API for it to really be useful. Is there a plan to add this in the near future?

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                                        • How can I do a multiple language mobile friendly wildapricot website? (3 different menu bar needed)

                                          How can I do a multiple language mobile friendly wildapricot website? (3 different menu bar needed)

                                          -menu widget(all pages are shown, not workable)
                                          -3 content widget for 3 different lang (not mobile friendly)

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