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  1. API - HTTP POST Error 500, an internal error has occured

    Hi - I've spent hours trying to figure why the POST below (in Swift) fails. Status code is HTTP 500 which according to the doc means "Wild Apricot's server has encountered an error and cannot fulfill the request." API Key and authentication are all good since GET requests to the same API work fine.

    The event is very simple defined to have only fields first and last name and email. The event is public. I've triple checked all the Id's - event, contact, reg type id etc.

    Any ideas much appreciated..

    Thanks
    David

    Post URL is https://api.wildapricot.org/v2/accounts/{acctid}/EventRegistrations/

    Post Body is…

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  2. Authenticating a Member or Contact (with iOS app)

    Hi - I am writing a custom iOS app using the WA API and a requirement is that members sign into the mobile app with the same credentials that they use to access the WA site via a browser (i.e. email, password)

    The "contacts" API returns the user's email but not the password (which would clearly be a security issue). So the iOS app cannot verify the members credentials itself.

    Is there an API that the iOS app can call to verify the members password? If not, do you have any other suggestions on how this type of member sign…

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  3. Add extended Event API - add events, edit details, etc.

    Hi - there is an API for listing events. However there appears to be no API to create a new event and yet this seems like it would be a relatively frequent request for a mobile client.

    Am I missing it in the doc or is there no such event. If not - any plans to add such an API in the future? In the interim any suggestions for how a mobile app (native) could add an event?

    Thanks

    David

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  4. API V2 authorization "invalid_client" error

    Hi, I'm trying to do v2 authorization (from Java), and getting an invalid client error.

    My setup reads (edited for brevity):

    HttpPost post = new HttpPost(AUTH_URL+"/auth/token");

    post.addHeader("Content-Type","application/x-www-form-urlencoded");

    post.addHeader("Authentication","Basic "+Base64.encodeBase64String("APIKEY:"+API_KEY));

    List <NameValuePair> nvps = new ArrayList <NameValuePair>();

    nvps.add(new BasicNameValuePair("granttype", "clientcredentials"));

    nvps.add(new BasicNameValuePair("scope", "account"));

    post.setEntity(new UrlEncodedFormEntity(nvps));This seems a perfect mirror of the php and c# samples, but in return, I'm getting the remarkably useful:{"error":"invalidclient","errordescription":null,"error_uri":null} Any ideas?Thanks,GeePawHill

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  5. API PUT produces unexpected result

    As part of our first operational use of the API, I need to update two fields dynamically. For trials, I am using php cUrl, modeled on your sample application. I have no problems with GET, but PUT leaves me baffled.

    Each time I run the script, the target fields are not changed - but the membership of the target contact goes from "active" to "membership not allocated".

    Clearly my code is doing this: but how/why? Can anyone give me a clue as to what is happening?

    Also, my debugging script shows a result JSON containing all the target contact's data.…

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  6. API Help

    I’ve been following your API v2 guides and snagged the PHP sample listed here:

    https://github.com/WildApricot/ApiSamples/blob/master/PHP/sampleApplication.php

    I was able to properly implement the getAccountDetails function and I created a getContactIdFromEmail function that tweaked the getContactsList function to filter on an email address.

    Now I’m trying to update the FirstName of the Contact that I received. Here’s the code:

    function updatePasswordByContactId($contactId, $email)

    {

    global $waApiClient;

    global $accountUrl;

    $url = $accountUrl . "/Contacts/Contact/{$contactId}";

    $data = array("FirstName" => "Chaz2");

    $result = $waApiClient->makeRequest($url, "PUT", $data);

    return true;

    }

    I analyzed the CURL parameters to see that it is calling the URL:

    https://api.wildapricot.org/v2/Accounts/73659/Contacts/Contact/25710546 ALIDCONTACTID

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  7. Google Script for Google Apps

    Thank you to WildApricot for posting the sample code for an api connection to update a google spreadsheet. https://help.wildapricot.com/display/DOC/Sample+API+V2+applications

    I'm now using google scripts to produce (update) 13 regional spreadsheets of members each that has been shared with a regional coordinator so that I don't have to do this manually.

    Would love to hear how other organizations are using Google apps and integrating the wa api.

    Also would love to collaborate on building some additional Google Code scripts. Example, allowing each regional coordinator to email (mail merge) via gmail the members in their regional spreadsheet.

    I am also interested in…

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  8. Access to image fields through the API

    Please add access to the image fields through the API - I would like to be able to get the URL of the image the member uploaded.

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  9. Pass authorization credentials via url

    We use a separate web server but manage user registration through wildapricot. If the user logs into the primary website, can I pass these credentials to wildapricot in the URL? I don't want them to have to log on a second time when they connect.

    Thanks - Mike

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  10. 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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