Working with Elements

Understand elements and how to use them.

Articles

Introduction to Elements
Feature-rich, pre-built adapters to all the cloud apps you need to integrate.
View Element API Docs
We provide API docs for all of the normalized resources for each API provider.
Authenticate Connections with API Providers
Connecting to an API provider is at the core of Cloud Elements. The connection results in an element instance id and an element token which we use when you make API requests to the provider through Cloud Elements. There are two ways to authenticate...
Import and Export Elements
You can export from the catalog in JSON format, allowing you to move between different environments or make copies for your own use.
Authenticate an Element Instance (UI)
Use the UI to authenticate an element instance so you can test API requests and get a feel for the functionality available in the element. If you are ready to integrate our code in your app, take a look at how to authenticate an element instance usi...
Authenticate an Element Instance with Events (UI)
This section provides a summary of how to authenticate an element instance with events. Each element is different, so take a look at the Events section of the specific Element guide . You can authenticate via Cloud Elements 2.0 or APIs.  Au...
Authenticate an Element Instance (API)
How you authenticate an element instance with our APIs differs significantly from element to element based on the API provider's authentication requirements (OAuth 2.0, basic, OAuth 1.0, or custom) and any specific information that they require....
Authenticate an Element Instance with Events (API)
This section provides a summary of how to authenticate an element instance with events. Each element is different, so take a look at the Events section of the Element Guide . You can authenticate via Cloud Elements 2.0 or APIs.  Authenticat...
Authenticated Element Instances
An authenticated element instance represents a connection between a single user and an API provider where they have an account. When you authenticate with an API Provider you create an element instance in Cloud Elements. Use the authenticated elemen...