/config/{app}/flows/{flow}/fields/{field}

Provides methods for managing the fields in a specified flow. These methods enabled you to:

  • Return information about all the fields
  • Modify the specified field
  • Delete the specified field

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.. 

This endpoint supports the following methods

  • GET
  • PUT
  • DELETE

GET

Returns a field definition from the flow. Includes validations.

URI Parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
field string required The field name.
 

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."
}
                                                            


PUT

Description

Updates/replaces a field in the flow.

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

Request Example (application/json)


{
  "type": "text",
  "name": "myCustomTextField",
  "schemaAttribute": "displayName",
  "label": {
    "key": "b6ced670-7140-4446-9839-da3474860b1a"
  },
  "tip": {
    "key": "8b93448a-6f00-448c-952b-0f1536107cf7"
  },
  "socialProfileData": "profile.displayName",
  "placeholder": {
    "key": "6e15067b-2ca5-43c3-af96-930766d63375"
  },
  "validation": [
    {
      "rule": "required",
      "value": true,
      "message": {
        "key": "bb2b21a1-98df-4dce-84f7-534013c46225"
      }
    },
    {
      "rule": "unique",
      "value": true,
      "message": {
        "key": "63f7c18f-521a-4b4f-94c4-0b04b870c82e"
      }
    }
  ]
}

Sample Request (curl)

This command updates the userFullName field associated with the documentation flow.


curl -X PUT \
  https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr/flows/documentation/fields/userFullName \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg=' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -d '{
    "type": "text",
    "schemaAttribute": "familyName",
    "name": "userFullName"	
}'
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Responses

204 No Content

Successfully updated the Field.

404 Not Found

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

Response Example (application/json)


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


DELETE

Description

Removes a field from the flow. Also removes the field from any forms that were using it.

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

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
force string Forces the deletion of a field even if it's still being used in forms. Forms in question will have the field removed.​ Allowed values are:
  • true
  • false

Sample Request (curl)

This command deletes the userFullName field from the documentation flow.


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


Responses

204 No Content

Successfully deleted the Field.

404 Not Found

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

Response Example (application/json)


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