Opportunity

This API manages opportunity information and related entities such as opportunity fundraisers, opportunity attachments, and opportunity custom fields.

POST

Opportunity custom field

Creates an opportunity custom field.

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Request URL

Request headers

Header Required Type Description
Content-Type string Media type of the body sent to the API.
Bb-Api-Subscription-Key Property is required string Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.
Authorization Property is required string OAuth 2.0 access token obtained from Blackbaud OAuth 2.0 Service. Supported grant types: Authorization code, Implicit.

Request body

An object that represents the custom field to create.

{
  "category": "Moves Management",
  "comment": "Strong wealth analysis and interest level.",
  "date": "2012-03-09T00:00:00",
  "parent_id": "2452",
  "value": "Qualification"
}
{
  "description": "While records provide many fields to track information, organizations often require additional details. To track this specialized information, use custom fields.",
  "required": [
    "category",
    "parent_id"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "category": {
      "description": "The custom field category. Available values are the entries in the <b>Custom Field Categories</b> table of the parent object.",
      "type": "string"
    },
    "comment": {
      "description": "The comment on the custom field. Character limit: 50.",
      "maxLength": 50,
      "minLength": 0,
      "type": "string"
    },
    "date": {
      "format": "date-time",
      "description": "The date on the custom field. Uses <a href=\"https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3339\">ISO-8601 format:</a><i>1969-11-21T10:29:43</i>.",
      "type": "string",
      "x-supports-datetime-offset": false
    },
    "parent_id": {
      "description": "The parent object's immutable system record ID.",
      "type": "string"
    },
    "value": {
      "description": "The value of the custom field. The <code>type</code> property determines the format. Character limit depends on data type.",
      "type": "object"
    }
  },
  "example": {
    "category": "Moves Management",
    "comment": "Strong wealth analysis and interest level.",
    "date": "2012-03-09T00:00:00Z",
    "parent_id": "2452",
    "value": "Qualification"
  },
  "x-hidden": true,
  "x-display-name": "Create custom field",
  "x-display-id": "CreateCustomField",
  "x-additional-info": "<a name=\"CustomFieldTypes\"></a>\r\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\r\n<p>\r\n    Available values for the <b>type</b> of a <b>custom field</b>:\r\n</p>\r\n\r\n<div class=\"table-responsive\">\r\n    <table class=\"table table-striped table-hover\">\r\n        <thead>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <th class=\"col-xs-3\"><strong>Type</strong></th>\r\n                <th class=\"col-xs-9\"><strong>Description</strong></th>\r\n            </tr>\r\n        </thead>\r\n        <tbody>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>Boolean</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as a boolean value.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>CodeTableEntry</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as a string value that represents a code table entry description.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>ConstituentId</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as a constituent identifier value.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>Currency</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as a decimal value.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>Date</td>\r\n                <td>\r\n                    Defines the custom field as a date value in <a href=\"https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3339\">ISO-8601 format:</a> <i>1969-11-21T10:29:43</i>.\r\n                </td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>FuzzyDate</td>\r\n                <td>\r\n                    Defines the custom field as a fuzzy date value.\r\n                </td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>Number</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as an integer value.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n            <tr>\r\n                <td>Text</td>\r\n                <td>Defines the custom field as a string value. Character limit: 255.</td>\r\n            </tr>\r\n        </tbody>\r\n    </table>\r\n</div>"
}

Response 200 OK

Returned when the operation successfully creates a custom field. The response body contains the ID of the new custom field.

{
  "id": "1281"
}
{
  "description": "Defines the shape of a post response object.",
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "id": {
      "description": "The newly created ID",
      "type": "string"
    }
  },
  "x-hidden": true
}

Response 400 Bad Request

Returned when the request body is not in the appropriate format.

Response 403 Forbidden

Returned when the user does not have permission to create the custom field.

Response 404 Not Found

Returned when the specified opportunity is not found.

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X POST "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields"
-H "Content-Type: application/json"
-H "Bb-Api-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"
-H "Authorization: Bearer {access token}"
--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("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Authorization", "Bearer {access token}");

            var uri = "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields?" + queryString;

            // 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 >");
               var 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.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields");


            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpPost request = new HttpPost(uri);
            request.setHeader("Content-Type", "application/json");
            request.setHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            request.setHeader("Authorization", "Bearer {access token}");

            // 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.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Content-Type","application/json");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Authorization","Bearer {access token}");
            },
            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.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields";
    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:@"application/json" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Content-Type"];
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Bb-Api-Subscription-Key"];
    [_request setValue:@"Bearer {access token}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Authorization"];
    // 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 PEAR HTTP client from http://pear.php.net/package/HTTP_Request2
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
   'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
   'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
   'Authorization' => 'Bearer {access token}',
);

$request->setHeader($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
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields?%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
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("POST", "/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields?%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.sky.blackbaud.com/opportunity/v1/opportunities/customfields')

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(uri.request_uri)

# Request headers
request['Content-Type'] = 'application/json'
request['Bb-Api-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
request['Authorization'] = 'Bearer {access token}'

# 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

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