Create a String

Endpoint URL: {identityDomain} /config/{appId} /flows/{flow} /strings




Description

Adds a String to the flow. Strings must contain either schemaId or value. Do not provide both.


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


Request Example (application/json)


{
  "_self": "/config/4qeam8586cpkuru3ju8kj2xwdf/flows/myCoolFlow/strings/myCoolString",
  "name": "myCoolString",
  "schemaId": "myCoolAttribute",
  "value": {
    "_self": "/config/4qeam8586cpkuru3ju8kj2xwdf/flows/myCoolFlow/strings/myCoolString",
    "key": "a0861174cd5d46eb65d38ee3ec137d55",
    "path": "strings.myCoolString.value",
    "values": {
      "en-US": "This is a cool string"
    }
  }
}


Sample Request (curl)

This command adds a new string (akamaiEducationCenter) to the documentation flow.


curl -X POST \
  https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr/flows/documentation/strings \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg=' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -d '{
  "name": "akamaiEducationCenter",
  "schemaId": "akamaiEducationCenter",
  "value": {
    "key": "a0861174cd5d46eb65d38ee3ec137d55",
    "path": "strings.akamaiEducationCenter.value",
    "values": {
      "en-US": "Akamai Education Center"
      }
    }
  }'

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Responses

201 Created

Successfully created a new string.

Response Headers

Location string

The location of the newly-created string.

Example: Location: /config/v86cchggr5cdvbfh7ydk8s63zz/flows/myCoolFlow/strings/myCoolString

404 Not Found

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

Response Example (application/json)


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