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    Personal Details


    The Personal Details product integration displays details about the user.


    The Personal Details product integration is currently supported by the RESTful API (generic) vendor.

    User Experience

    The following section describes information relating to the user experience for the Personal Details product integration.

    User Activities

    Students can view their personal details along with an (optional) picture.


    The connection to the vendor is handled as part of the generic API Configuration under the Vendor section. The first part of the API Configuration details the URL to which to connect and any parameters that are required. The second part relates to the API Authentication for the URL, which is vendor specific, and could also be specific to the vendor instance the client is running.

    Offline Support

    Data is stored on the user’s device for offline viewing.



    Personal Details with Picture

    Technical Overview

    The following section describes technical information for the Personal Details product integration.


    In order to retrieve the data, you need to create an API with the following requirements:

    • The API is in the format:
    • The API receives as a query parameter a user parameter that receives the user's identifier as configured in the API configuration. For example:
    • The API returns a JSON response with the following structure:
      "photo": "",
      "name": "Jane Doe",
      "age": "26",

    To display an image, it must be returned in the API under the key photo.

    For example:


    To configure the Personal Details product integration, select Add Product Integration from the Product Integrations main menu option.
    Select Personal Details.
    The following table describes the configuration options available on this page.
    Non-mandatory fields are displayed with their default values unless otherwise noted.
    Configuration Option Description Mandatory Data Type Default Example
    Manage Integration
    Enable Product Integration Select to enable the product integration on the user's campusM app. No Checkbox Unselected  
    Product Integration Description A description of the product integration for internal use Yes String    
    Screen Title The title that appears in the top header of the service No String Registration Status  
    Vendor – This section defines the structure of the APIs used in this product integration.
    Vendor Name Defines to which vendor the integration connects. Yes Drop-down list   API
    API Configuration
    This section contains the API details  to define the API structure. You can test the API configuration. See Testing API Product Integration Configuration.
    Base URL to retrieve the information The URL for the API Yes URL   https://{HOST}
    Parameter Input Option The parameter input option. Possible values: Username, Token Property, and Constant. It is sent as the path parameter . Yes Drop-Down list Token Property
    Token Property Name Enter the property name to be retrieved from the token ({ USERNAME, MAIL, GIVEN_NAME, SURNAME, FULL_NAME } or as named in the integration profile) No String   USERNAME
    Constant Value The value when the User Identifier is set to Constant No String    
    Authentication Type Authentication type against the web service. The options are the following:
    • No Auth
    • Basic - username and password for Base64 basic authentication.
    • API Key - can be added to a Header or to the URL (Query Param) or both.
    • Bearer token
    • OAuth Using User App Authentication – select an OAuth integration profile (from the Integration Profiles configured in App Settings) and choose where the access token should be added, Header or URL.
    • OAUTH Using Client Credentials – select this if you are using a preliminary token call to get the access token.
    No Object   No Auth
    Enable Picture Select to display a picture of the user No Boolean False  
    Fields The fields to be displayed on the page No Array    
    Code The key this field returns in the API response Yes String   name
    Label The label to display on the page Yes String   Name
    Look and Feel
    Primary Theme Color Select a color for the main elements on the page No Color Picker #444444  
    Secondary Theme Color Select a color for the secondary elements on the page No Color Picker #6f8ea4  
    Page Title Shown at the top of the page. To not display a page title please enter 'noHeader'. No String Personal Details  
    Error Message The text to be displayed when there is an error reaching the API No String

    There was an error retrieving the data

    Import/ Export Configuration
    You can configure product integration and then export it to another campusM environment, for example, from sandbox to production or from preview to production.  
    Export Create a JSON file with all product integration configuration. No      
    Import Use this option in order to load configuration from JSON of an exported product integration. No      
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