Create a placement

You can create a placement 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="https://ns.adobe.com/experience/offer-management/offer-placement;version=0.4"

API format

POST /{ENDPOINT_PATH}/{CONTAINER_ID}/instances
Parameter Description Example
{ENDPOINT_PATH} The endpoint path for repository APIs. https://platform.adobe.io/data/core/xcore/
{CONTAINER_ID} The container where the placements are located. e0bd8463-0913-4ca1-bd84-6309134ca1f6

Request

curl -X POST \
  'https://platform.adobe.io/data/core/xcore/e0bd8463-0913-4ca1-bd84-6309134ca1f6/instances' \
  -H 'Accept: application/vnd.adobe.platform.xcore.xdm.receipt+json; version=1' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/schema-instance+json; version=1;  schema="https://ns.adobe.com/experience/offer-management/offer-placement;version=0.4"' \
  -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": "Sales Placement",
        "xdm:componentType": "https://ns.adobe.com/experience/offer-management/content-component-html",
        "xdm:channel": "https://ns.adobe.com/xdm/channel-types/web",
        "xdm:description": "A test placement to contain offers"
    }'

Response

A successful response returns the details of the newly created placement, including its unique instance ID and placement @id. You can use the instance ID in later steps to update or delete your placement. You can use your unique placement @id in later tutorials to create decisions, decision rules, and fallback offers.

{
    "instanceId": "9aa58fd0-13d7-11eb-928b-576735ea4db8",
    "@id": "xcore:offer-placement:124e0be5699743d3",
    "repo:etag": 1,
    "repo:createdDate": "2020-10-21T19:57:09.837456Z",
    "repo:lastModifiedDate": "2020-10-21T19:57:09.837456Z",
    "repo:createdBy": "{CREATED_BY}",
    "repo:lastModifiedBy": "{MODIFIED_BY}",
    "repo:createdByClientId": "{CREATED_CLIENT_ID}",
    "repo:lastModifiedByClientId": "{MODIFIED_CLIENT_ID}"
}

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