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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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    • Auction from within WA

      My club conducts an annual auction which supports both silent and live components. Has anyone created an auction plugin or software that would integrate the Wild Apricot contact database and allow an auction to be administered from within the website?

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      • 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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        • Creating Bundles with API

          All was going very well with the API V2 until I wanted to set up Bundles with the membership. I can create contacts and assign a membership level. But when I try to assign a create a Bundle Administrator or Bundle Member, nothing seems to take. The API says only a Bundle ID and NOT an email address like the Import can use. To automate this process, I don't/can't use the Import process.

          Has anyone been successful in using the API to create a Bundle? (Administrator and/or Member)

          Any help is greatly appreciated. Our trial is almost over and this…

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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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              • Work around for sorting members who are using their photo albums.

                1. I created a question (required to Members) "Are you using your albums to display your art?" Yes/No

                2. The membership field was made public

                3. I then created a saved search on the new membership field that allows me to pull out only members who have a "yes"

                4. I created another Membership directory on a separate page. So I have 2 membership directories in use. One that displays all members and another that displays members who are using their photo albums.

                5. I created a link on my home page directing the public to view the membership directory…

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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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                    • Looking for developer with Google Aps Script experience

                      Looking for help with an application using GAS and the WA API we are developing. Please email me at stephen_at_tcme.org if interested.

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                        • Allow Group Leader to Send Emails to a Group

                          Site Admin will grant access to a specific WA page for each Group Leader.
                          -- On this page will be a form Nicasio creates using WordPress and a
                          form plugin.
                          -- If more groups are added or changed, Nicasio would need to
                          add/update these forms for the Site Admin (or walk the Site Admin
                          through how to set these up).

                          The form will include the standard email fields (subject, and body, as
                          from and to fields will be auto-populated behind the scenes).
                          -- The from address will be set to the group leader's email within the
                          form's settings (a Site…

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                          • Launch Checklist

                            1- First thing you need to secure is access to is your domain’s DNS settings or Zone Files. If you run a query at say DNS STUFF.Com – you can find out where your DNS is hosted: dnsstuff.com

                            Notice that in the Parent section our public Name Servers listed as follows:
                            emily.ns.cloudflare.com. | 173.245.58.155
                            buck.ns.cloudflare.com. | 173.245.59.78

                            So for our website CloudFlare.Com is where we host our DNS.

                            2- Next, go to the Wild Apricot custom domain setup article < Click Here >
                            Once in your DNS Zone Files, you will need to edit the following files:
                            A) CNAME
                            Name:…

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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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                                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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                                      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

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                                      But for the rest of us in need of options for WA themes, and development - there is always the Partner Directory!
                                      http://www.wildapricot.com/partners

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                                      • Joomla authentication plugin?

                                        Hi,
                                        wondering if anyone has used the new signon stuff in the API to create a Joomla authentication module? I've written a Joomla Authentication module to use a third party (database) source for users and would like to change update it to use WildApricot as the backend for authentication. Thinking about paying a developer to update the plugin but before doing so wondered if anyone else has done this?

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                                        • 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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