Modify an Email Template

Endpoint URL: {identityDomain} /config/{appId} /flows/{flow} /locales/{locale} /mailTemplates/{template}



Description

Update a single email template in the specified locale. Click here for a video demo in Postman.

Note that, when modifying emails, no single line in that email can exceed 998 characters. (Technically, the limit is 1,000 characters, but you must allow for a two-character carriage return-linefeed at the end of each line.) Can you have an email that has 5 lines, each containing 997 characters? Yes. Can you have an email that has 1 lines containing 1,001 characters? No.


Respects the API Client Allow List:  No

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)


{
  "type": "new_email_verification",
  "subject": "Verify your email",
  "textBody": "Welcome to {*#settings*}{*&site_name*}{*/settings*}, {*#user*}{*displayName*}{*/user*}! To complete your new registration, just click on or browse to the URL below to verify this email address.\n\n{*&email_verification_url*}\n",
  "htmlBody": "<p>\nWelcome to {*#settings*}{*site_name*}{*/settings*}, {*#user*}{*displayName*}{*/user*}! To complete your new registration, just click on or browse to the URL below to verify this email address.\n</p>\n<p>\n<a href=\"{*email_verification_url*}\">{*email_verification_url*}</a>\n</p>\n"
}


Sample Request (curl)

This command updates the registrationVerification email template associated with the documentation flow.


curl -X PUT \
  https://v1.api.us.janrain.com/config/htb8fuhxnf8e38jrzub3c7pfrr/flows/documentation/locales/en-US/mailTemplates/registrationVerification \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic c2dueXZ1czZwYzRqbTdraHIybmVxNWdzODlnYnIyZXE6d3Q0YzN1bjl3a2tjZnZ5a25xeDQ0eW5jNDc2YWZzNjg=' \
  -d '{
    "type": "new_email_verification",
    "subject": "{*#settings*}{*&site_name*}{*/settings*} email verification required",
    "textBody": "Welcome to {*#settings*}{*site_name*}{*/settings*}, {*#user*}{*givenName*}{*/user*}! To complete your new registration, just click on or browse to the URL below to verify this email address.\n\n{*email_verification_url*}\n",
    "htmlBody": "\nWelcome to {*#settings*}{*site_name*}{*/settings*}, {*#user*}{*givenName*}{*/user*}! To complete your new registration, just click on or browse to the URL below to verify this email address.\n \n \n{*email_verification_url*}\n \n" 
  }' 

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Responses

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Successfully updated the email template.