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Create a member and add the member to a group
Creates a new member in PageSeeder and invite the member to a group.
Both the firstname and surname are limited to 50 characters. If the first name is not specified it will default to "Member".
The member-username must be less than 100 characters, unique and cannot contain a '@'. The username is required unless an email address is specified.
The email must be less than 100 characters, unique and be a valid Email address. The email address is required unless a username is specified.
The member-password must be less than 100 characters. When the Password is not specified, the member's email will be used if no confirmation is needed otherwise, a new password will be generated.
Passwords must satisfy a given strength check to be accepted:
- Regular members must have at least a MEDIUM strength.
- Administrators must use a STRONG password.
Other Member options
It is possible to create a personal group using the personal-group boolean parameter.
To send a welcome email to the new member, use the welcome-email boolean parameter.
The account can be automatically activate by using the auto-activate boolean parameter. If the member-password is not set then the member's status will be
activated) even if auto-activate is
Group membership parameters
If a group is specified on the request, the new member is also added to the group. All group membership parameters are optional and will default to the group's default values.
The notification parameter must be one of "immediate", "daily" or "none". Users are able to change this setting later through the user interface in their group registration options.
The role parameter must be one of "guest", "reviewer", "contributor", "manager", "approver", "moderator-and-approver", "moderator".
The listed boolean parameter can be used to override the group's default setting. It affects whether other group members are able to see the member's user details. Users are able to change this setting later through the user interface in their group registration options.
The invitation parameter can be used to force the group invitation email to be sent to the new member or to prevent that email to be sent. The default behavior follows the value of the project property
Additional information specific to the group can also be attached to the user using the details fields field1 to field15
The assignment of the group specific fields may change in future releases.
|The new member's email (required if no member-username)||yes|
|member-username||The new member's username, defaults to the member's email (required if no email)||yes||string||member's email|
|auto-activate||Whether to activate the new member automatically (member-password should also be set)||no||boolean|
|field1||Custom field #1||no||string|
|field10||Custom field #10||no||string|
|field11||Custom field #11||no||string|
|field12||Custom field #12||no||string|
|field13||Custom field #13||no||string|
|field14||Custom field #14||no||string|
|field15||Custom field #15||no||string|
|field2||Custom field #2||no||string|
|field3||Custom field #3||no||string|
|field4||Custom field #4||no||string|
|field5||Custom field #5||no||string|
|field6||Custom field #6||no||string|
|field7||Custom field #7||no||string|
|field8||Custom field #8||no||string|
|field9||Custom field #9||no||string|
|firstname||The new member's first name||no||string|
|invitation||Whether to create an invitation, otherwise force membership||no||boolean||depends on project property|
|listed||Whether the member's email address is listed in the group||no||boolean|
|member-password||The new member's password, will be generated if unspecified||no||string||(generated)|
|notification||The member's notification option in the group||no||enum||depends on group flags|
|personal-group||Whether to create the personal group||no||boolean|
|role||The member's role in the group||no||enum||depends on group flags|
|surname||The new member's last name||no||string||4 random digits|
|welcome-email||Whether to send a welcome email to the new member||no||boolean|
Only administrators can invoke this service.
If successful, this service returns the membership that was created as a <membership> element wrapped in
@welcome-email-failed attribute is only included if PageSeeder was unable to send the welcome email.
<membership-creation [welcome-email-failed="true"]> <membership id="[membershipid]" email-listed="[true|false]" notification="[none|immediate|daily]" flags="[flags]" status="[invited|normal]" role="[role]"> <member id="[member id]" firstname="[first name]" surname="[surname]" username="[username]" email="[email]" status="[activated|unactivated|set-password]"> <fullname>[full name]</fullname> </member> <group id="[group id]" name="[name]" flags="[flags]" visibility="[visibility]" template="[template]"> <description>[description]</description> </group> </membership> </membership-creation>
|Code||Cause / Description|
|0x100A||The email is too long.|
|0x100D||Specified role is not valid.|
|0x1001||If the username contains the character '@'.".|
|0x1002||If the email address is invalid.|
|0x1003||If the specified group is a personal group.|
|0x1004||If the username or email are already in use.|
|0x1005||If the maximum number of members on the server has been reached|
|0x1007||The firstname or surname is too long.|
|0x1008||The email or member-username must be specified.|
|0x1009||The member-username is too long.|
|0x1015||Password is not strong enough.|
|0x1016||Password is equal to username|
|0x0202||Group was not found.|
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