View a Field

Endpoint URL: {identityDomain} /config/{appId} /flows/{flow} /fields/{field}



Description

Returns a field definition from the flow. Includes validations. A field essentially represents a user profile attribute; for example, a flow will typically have fields for a user's first name, a user's address, a user's phone number, etc.


URI Parameters

ParameterTypeRequiredDescription
fieldstringrequiredThe field name.
 


API Client Permissions

The following table indicates the API clients that can (and the API clients that can't) be used to call this endpoint:

owner
access_issuer
direct_access
direct_read_access
login_client
Yes
No
Yes
No
No


Authentication

This endpoint supports Basic authentication. 

How to Create an Authentication String


Base URL

The base URL for this endpoint is your Configuration API domain followed by /config/ followed by your application ID. For example, if you are in the US region and your application ID is htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr, then your base URL would be:


https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr

Allowed regions are:

  • us 
  • eu 
  • au 
  • sa 
  • cn
  • sg


Query Parameters

locale string

If supplied, the field will be translated into the specified locale before being returned. The response will be identical to calling /config/{app}/flows/{flow}/locales/{locale}/fields/{field}


Sample Request (curl)

This command returns information about the signInEmailAddress field associated with the documentation flow.


curl -G \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg=' \
  https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr/flows/documentation/fields/signInEmailAddress \
   

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Responses

200 OK

Response Example (application/json)


{
  "_relationships": {
    "forms": [
      {
        "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/forms/editProfileForm",
        "name": "editProfileForm"
      }
    ]
  },
  "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/fields/myCustomTextField",
  "type": "text",
  "name": "myCustomTextField",
  "schemaAttribute": "displayName",
  "label": {
    "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/translations/b6ced670-7140-4446-9839-da3474860b1a",
    "key": "b6ced670-7140-4446-9839-da3474860b1a",
    "path": "fields.displayName.label",
    "values": {
      "en-US": "Display Name"
    }
  },
  "tip": {
    "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/translations/8b93448a-6f00-448c-952b-0f1536107cf7",
    "key": "8b93448a-6f00-448c-952b-0f1536107cf7",
    "path": "fields.displayName.tip",
    "values": {
      "en-US": ""
    }
  },
  "socialProfileData": "profile.displayName",
  "placeholder": {
    "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/translations/6e15067b-2ca5-43c3-af96-930766d63375",
    "key": "6e15067b-2ca5-43c3-af96-930766d63375",
    "path": "fields.displayName.placeholder",
    "values": {
      "en-US": "Display Name"
    }
  },
  "validation": [
    {
      "rule": "required",
      "value": true,
      "message": {
        "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/translations/bb2b21a1-98df-4dce-84f7-534013c46225",
        "key": "bb2b21a1-98df-4dce-84f7-534013c46225",
        "path": "fields.displayName.validation.messages.required",
        "values": {
          "en-US": "Display name is required."
        }
      }
    },
    {
      "rule": "unique",
      "value": true,
      "message": {
        "_self": "/config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/translations/63f7c18f-521a-4b4f-94c4-0b04b870c82e",
        "key": "63f7c18f-521a-4b4f-94c4-0b04b870c82e",
        "path": "fields.displayName.validation.messages.unique",
        "values": {
          "en-US": "That display name is already taken."
        }
      }
    }
  ]
}

404 Not Found

Field could not be found. Please check the value and try again.

Response Example (application/json)


{
  "errors": "Field not found."
}