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  1. Change Event AccessLevel from API

    Please provide a way to change Event AccessLevel from API. I clone/create events via programs using API and need to change AccessLevel to Public as final step to enable registration. Thanks!

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  2. Get member first name, last name, email address from id

    I have tried unsuccessfully to get a user first name, last name, email address from the ID.
    Here is what I tried to get the last name:
    https://api.wildapricot.org/v2.1/accounts/12345/contacts?async=false&$filter=$async=false&?$select='Last%20Name'%$filter='Member ID' eq 11111111

    What am I doing wrong?
    Thanks,
    Jay

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  3. Add Group participation to the publicview API ContactsMe model

    I would find it really helpful to include "Group participation" in the ContactMe model of the publicview api (https://app.swaggerhub.com/apis-docs/WildApricot/wild-apricotapifornonadministrative_access/1.0.0#).

    For consistency, it could be located in the FieldValues collection. Given that /Sys/Profile shows the group participation to users, this addition seems like it would not introduce any new information for the client.

    My use case is that my 3rd party OAuth app would like to restrict access to content based on the WA group participation in a way that is consistent with the WA site page restrictions.

    Thanks!

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  4. API and custom fields - how to reference them in $select or $filter

    Hi. According to some of the documentation it implies that I can use a custom fields' name to reference it. I can directly reference common fields as a $select parameter, but can only reference other fields using their custom-xxx tag, like this:

    '$select' => 'First name, Last name, Email, custom-8097667,
    custom-8097668, custom-8161502, custom-8097675, custom-8017535'

    The custom field tag does not seem to appear anywhere in Membership fields area of the WA database though so the only way I can find it out is by trawling through json data manually.

    Is there a better way to reference those fields, or to…

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  5. GET /accounts/{accountId}/events

    The swagger docs do not really show how to add the parameters to the HTTP Get request (e.g., $filter). For example, how do I format the request to get all events that have the substring "XYZ" in a Tags field?
    Also what is the syntax of the "TextIndex, Supported operations: substringof." parameter? You have all these good parameters in the Swagger site, but no real examples of how to use the syntax. Are we supposed to guess? Help me out here please. Thanks.

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  6. Swaggerhub returns 403 Forbidden on all requests to API

    Real simple: Using Swaggerhub to play with the API. I give it a valid API key, it is able to login/authenticate successfully, but the only function returning code 200 OK is default (/) ... when I try the /accounts function or any other function I get 403. Tried 2 different API keys..... with both read-only and admin level access but No matter what I do I get a 403 trying to test the API using the swaggerhub UI

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    That typically occures if you don’t check “Auto” checkbox in the scopes list (swaggerhub does not allow to check it by default).

    So when oAuth service gets your response it creates oAuth token with almost no permissions. Technically it is totally valid situation, but such token is almost useless.

    So the solution is to check “Auto” checkbox in the list of scopes.

  7. 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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  8. Swagger

    Has anyone built an OpenAPI (Swagger) file for connecting to WA APIs? I'm trying to make a sign-in kiosk with Microsoft PowerApps and it connects through a JSON OpenAPI definition.

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  9. API with non-administrative permissions

    Original title: 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(&quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://xxxxx.wildapricot.org/sys/api/v2/accounts/xxxxxx/Events?$sort=StartDate">https://xxxxx.wildapricot.org/sys/api/v2/accounts/xxxxxx/Events?$sort=StartDate</a> asc&amp;$filter=Tags in
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  10. 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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  11. Event Registration is not enabled after creating Event via API

    Hi,

    I have creates a Google script to upload event from a Google spreadsheet.

    I create the event with "RegistrationEnabled": false
    Create the RegistrationTypes for the event.
    Then I enable registrations for any membership level....
    {

    &quot;Id&quot;: EventId,
    
    &quot;RegistrationEnabled&quot;: true,
    &quot;Details&quot;: {
    &quot;AccessControl&quot;: {
    &quot;AccessLevel&quot;: &quot;Restricted&quot;,
    &quot;AvailableForAnyLevel&quot;: true,
    }
    }

    When I go to the admin pages of the website the event is not enabled, access is shown as for Admin users only, however the fields in the form are correct.
    I have to press "Save" on the form and then the event registrations are enabled.
    I have tried all…

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  12. Demo Joomla Authentication Module

    Hi,
    I've got a Joomla authentication module working with WildApricot which I'm making available for anyone to use.

    I'm not a PHP coder or joomla expert, so take this with a grain of salt and understand it will need customisation for your site. I've loaded the source on github. I'd recommend it only experienced Joomla/PHP users and you will need to alter it.

    Hopefully someone with more experience can take this code and make it more generic so others may benefit.

    https://github.com/psike73/joomla_waauth

    Allows authentication against WildApricot user/password.
    Add or remove to defined Joomla groups (ie. member and non-members group)
    Add…

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  13. API - Implement CORS for Cross-Domain API requests

    Currently the API does not support cross-domain requests which makes it impossible to call the API from within WA or any other site. The whole Idea of API's and web services is to be able to fetch data from other sites to use in you JavaScript code.

    I can only get access to the API if I disable cross-domain security in IE. Other browsers are more difficult.

    CORS is a web standard that was developed to handle cross-domain requests. It should be fairly simple to adjust your web server to handle CORS and pre-flighting

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Is it correct that users cannot get their membership data via API?

    I'm working with a tool called Cognito Forms that allow some fairly complex form functionality. One great feature is the ability to pass values to a form embedded on a Wild Apricot page.

    We are currently working on a feature where a member navigates to a member-only page for expense reimbursement. The page loads an embedded form and pre-fills most of the information.

    Right now, I am using the API to use the contacts/me call to load name and email, but I need the contact/{contact-ID} to get the address and phone.

    After getting the script completed and pre-populating the form…

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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