Email API

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Email API contains methods for handling various aspects of email campaigns (design, send) as well as recipients (list of email addresses, additional data to merge into message text), etc.

sendClassicEmail

Submits a classic email providing your own content.

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Request

Request URL

Request headers

  • string

    The authorization token. The token will be in the format "Bearer API_KEY". For example: "Authorization: Bearer 123456789". Please include the space between "Bearer" and "API_KEY".

Request body

Content of the email to send

{
  "Subject": "string",
  "From": "string",
  "ReplyTo": "string",
  "To": [
    "string"
  ],
  "CC": [
    "string"
  ],
  "BCC": [
    "string"
  ],
  "Html": "string",
  "Text": "string",
  "Attachments": [
    {
      "Content": "string",
      "Name": "string",
      "Type": "string"
    }
  ],
  "TrackOpens": true,
  "TrackClicks": true,
  "InlineCSS": true,
  "Group": "string",
  "AddRecipientsToListID": "string",
  "ConsentToTrack": "Yes"
}
{
  "required": [
    "From",
    "To",
    "CC",
    "BCC",
    "TrackOpens",
    "TrackClicks",
    "InlineCSS",
    "ConsentToTrack"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "Subject": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Optional. Email message subject"
    },
    "From": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Sender email address",
      "format": "email"
    },
    "ReplyTo": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Email address to use when recipient replies to email message",
      "format": "email"
    },
    "To": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "type": "string",
        "format": "email"
      },
      "description": "List of email recipients"
    },
    "CC": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "type": "string",
        "format": "email"
      },
      "description": "Optional. List of email addresses to send copy of email to"
    },
    "BCC": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "type": "string",
        "format": "email"
      },
      "description": "Optional. List of email addresses to send copy of email to"
    },
    "Html": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Email message HTML content"
    },
    "Text": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Optional. Text component of the email. If not provided, we'll auto-generate the text version from the HTML."
    },
    "Attachments": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "required": [
          "Content",
          "Name",
          "Type"
        ],
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
          "Content": {
            "type": "string",
            "description": "Base64 encoded file content",
            "format": "byte"
          },
          "Name": {
            "type": "string",
            "description": "Attachment file name"
          },
          "Type": {
            "type": "string",
            "description": "Attachment file type"
          }
        }
      },
      "description": "Optional. Specifies attachments to include with transactional email. Must include Base64 encoded content, a file name, and file type. All file types accepted."
    },
    "TrackOpens": {
      "type": "boolean",
      "description": "Indicator of whether or not message open event is to be tracked.",
      "default": true
    },
    "TrackClicks": {
      "type": "boolean",
      "description": "Indicator of whether or not message click event is to be tracked.",
      "default": true
    },
    "InlineCSS": {
      "type": "boolean",
      "description": "Moves any CSS inline to improve compatibility with email clients.",
      "default": true
    },
    "Group": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Optional. A name to use for grouping email for reporting. There is a limited number of groups, so this should not be unique or changed frequently."
    },
    "AddRecipientsToListID": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Optional. The ID of a subscriber list to add all recipients to, including CC/BCC. You must have permission from your recipients before adding them to a subscriber list to send them marketing email.",
      "format": "uuid"
    },
    "ConsentToTrack": {
      "enum": [
        "Yes",
        "No",
        "Unchanged"
      ],
      "type": "string",
      "description": "This value applies to all recipients (To, CC, and BCC) of the email, as well as any subscribers with the same email address across all lists within a client. If an email address has no value stored for ConsentToTrack, it is assumed that the subscriber has given consent.\n- `Yes` - Tracking is permitted for this email address\n- `No` - Tracking is not permitted for this email address\n- `Unchanged` - Do not change the current email address tracking preference"
    }
  }
}

Responses

202 Accepted

Returns an array of recipients,with each recipient getting its own MessageID.

Representations

[
  {
    "Status": "Accepted",
    "MessageID": "3112df6e-934e-4c5d-90b4-897f193c9193",
    "Recipient": "Peter Pan <peter.pan@touchbasepro.com>"
  },
  {
    "Status": "Accepted",
    "MessageID": "7f29B932-219d-4207-a6c3-3b85b3802a53",
    "Recipient": "atom.ant@touchbasepro.com.com"
  },
  {
    "Status": "Accepted",
    "MessageID": "3918eb2a-faf1-48ea-8285-d7b5493ebe5c",
    "Recipient": "bugs.bunny@gmail.com"
  }
]
{
  "type": "array",
  "items": {
    "required": [
      "Status",
      "MessageID",
      "Recipient"
    ],
    "type": "object",
    "properties": {
      "Status": {
        "type": "string",
        "description": "Smart email send status"
      },
      "MessageID": {
        "type": "string",
        "description": "Smart email ID value"
      },
      "Recipient": {
        "type": "string",
        "description": "Recipient email address",
        "format": "email"
      }
    }
  }
}

400 Bad Request

The request was incorrect. These are the possible errors which may be included in the body of the response:

CodeDescription
1Invalid Email Address
Email address is missing or incorrectly formatted.
952Recipient Required
Recipient is required. At least one To, CC, or a BCC address is required
953Recipient too long
Recipient name and email address have a maximum length of 250 characters
954Too many recipients
{number} email addresses specified across To, Cc and Bcc. The limit is 25
955Invalid Reply-To address
Must be a valid email address.
957From Required
A valid email address is required.
958Long From details
From name and email address have a maximum length of 250 characters
960Content is required
Either "HTML" or "Text" content must be specified.
970TrackClicks parameter invalid
Must be "true" or "false".
971TrackOpens parameter invalid
Must be "true" or "false".
972InlineCSS parameter invalid
Must be "true" or "false".
974Consent to track value is invalid or not provided
981Attachment name is required
Each attachment requires a name
982Attachment type is required
Each attachment requires a mime type
984Invalid attachment content
Attachment content is invalid, must be valid base64 encoded file.
993You need to set up custom authentication to send transactional emails. Update the settings in your account to manage your own authentication.
994Your sending domain must match your authenticated domain to send transactional email.

Representations

{
  "Code": 1,
  "Message": "Invalid Email Address"
}
{
  "required": [
    "Code",
    "Message"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "Code": {
      "type": "integer",
      "description": "Error code",
      "format": "int32"
    },
    "Message": {
      "type": "string",
      "description": "Error message"
    }
  }
}

401 Unauthorized

The API key is invalid. Please verify it is correct and try again.

Representations

{
  "status": 401,
  "message": "API key is invalid."
}

403 Forbidden

There is not enough credits on your account or your account has been suspended. Please check with your account representative for more information.

Representations

{
  "status": 403,
  "message": "Not enough credits in this account."
}

429 Too many requests

The number of API calls has been exceeded. The return will include the number of seconds (represented by (number of seconds) in the example) until the API call can be tried again.

Representations

{
    "status": 429,
    "message": "Rate limit is exceeded.  Try again in {number of seconds} seconds."
}

500 Internal Server Error

Some error occurred in the processing request. Please try it again at a later time.

Representations

{
  "status": 500,
  "message": "An internal error has occurred. We have been notified about it and will restore service functionality as soon as possible."
}

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X POST "https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send"
-H "Authorization: Bearer API_KEY"
-H "Content-Type: application/json"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Authorization", "Bearer API_KEY");

            var uri = "https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send?" + queryString;

            HttpResponseMessage response;

            // Request body
            byte[] byteData = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes("{body}");

            using (var content = new ByteArrayContent(byteData))
            {
               content.Headers.ContentType = new MediaTypeHeaderValue("< your content type, i.e. application/json >");
               response = await client.PostAsync(uri, content);
            }

        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send");


            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpPost request = new HttpPost(uri);
            request.setHeader("Authorization", "Bearer API_KEY");
            request.setHeader("Content-Type", "application/json");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Authorization","Bearer API_KEY");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Content-Type","application/json");
            },
            type: "POST",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"POST"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"Bearer API_KEY" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Authorization"];
    [_request setValue:@"application/json" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Content-Type"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Authorization' => 'Bearer API_KEY',
    'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_POST);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Authorization': 'Bearer API_KEY',
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.touchbasepro.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/email/transactional/classicEmail/send?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Authorization': 'Bearer API_KEY',
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.touchbasepro.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/email/transactional/classicEmail/send?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.touchbasepro.com/email/transactional/classicEmail/send')


request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Authorization'] = 'Bearer API_KEY'
# Request headers
request['Content-Type'] = 'application/json'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body