Create a decision

You can create a decision (previously known as offer activity) by making a POST request to the Offer Library API, while providing your container ID.

Accept and Content-Type headers

The following table shows the valid values which comprise the Content-Type and Accept fields in the request header:

Header name Value
Accept application/vnd.adobe.platform.xcore.xdm.receipt+json; version=1
Content-Type application/schema-instance+json; version=1; schema=";version=0.5"

API format

Parameter Description Example
{ENDPOINT_PATH} The endpoint path for repository APIs.
{CONTAINER_ID} The container where the decisions are located. e0bd8463-0913-4ca1-bd84-6309134ca1f6


curl -X POST \
  '' \
  -H 'Accept: application/vnd.adobe.platform.xcore.xdm.receipt+json; version=1' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/schema-instance+json; version=1;  schema=";version=0.5"' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer {ACCESS_TOKEN}' \
  -H 'x-api-key: {API_KEY}' \
  -H 'x-gw-ims-org-id: {IMS_ORG}' \
  -H 'x-sandbox-name: {SANDBOX_NAME}' \
  -d '{
        "xdm:name": "Activity 1",
        "xdm:startDate": "2020-10-01T16:00:00Z",
        "xdm:endDate": "2021-12-13T16:00:00Z",
        "xdm:status": "live",
        "xdm:criteria": [
                "xdm:placements": [
                "xdm:optionSelection": {
                    "xdm:filter": "xcore:offer-filter:122a120f234dac7f"
        "xdm:fallback": "xcore:fallback-offer:1233160780eaa2ef"


A successful response returns information on the newly created decision, including its unique instance ID and placement @id. You can use the instance ID in later steps to update or delete your decision.

    "instanceId": "f88c9be0-1245-11eb-8622-b77b60702882",
    "@id": "xcore:offer-activity:124b79dc3ce2d720",
    "repo:etag": 1,
    "repo:createdDate": "2020-10-19T20:02:09.694067Z",
    "repo:lastModifiedDate": "2020-10-19T20:02:09.694067Z",
    "repo:createdBy": "{CREATED_BY}",
    "repo:lastModifiedBy": "{MODIFIED_BY}",
    "repo:createdByClientId": "{CREATED_CLIENT_ID}",
    "repo:lastModifiedByClientId": "{MODIFIED_CLIENT_ID}"

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