GetClients

Obtain the Clients that match passed criteria

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “GetClients” Required
limitstart int The offset for the returned log data (default: 0) Optional
limitnum int The number of records to return (default: 25) Optional
sorting string The direction to sort the results. ASC or DESC. Default: ASC Optional
search string The search term to look for at the start of email, firstname, lastname, fullname or companyname Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
totalresults int The total number of results available
startnumber int The starting number for the returned results
numreturned int The number of results returned
clients array The client entries returned

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
    http_build_query(
        array(
            'action' => 'GetClients',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'search' => 'example.com',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
        )
    )
);
$response = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'GetClients';
$postData = array(
    'search' => 'example.com',
);
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);
print_r($results);

Example Response JSON

{
    "result": "success",
    "totalresults": "2",
    "startnumber": "0",
    "numreturned": "2",
    "clients[client][0][id]": "1",
    "clients[client][0][firstname]": "Price",
    "clients[client][0][lastname]": "Beier",
    "clients[client][0][companyname]": "",
    "clients[client][0][email]": "[email protected]",
    "clients[client][0][datecreated]": "2016-01-01",
    "clients[client][0][groupid]": "0",
    "clients[client][0][status]": "Active",
    "clients[client][1][id]": "1",
    "clients[client][1][firstname]": "Angelica",
    "clients[client][1][lastname]": "Mohr",
    "clients[client][1][companyname]": "",
    "clients[client][1][email]": "[email protected]",
    "clients[client][1][datecreated]": "2016-01-15",
    "clients[client][1][groupid]": "0",
    "clients[client][1][status]": "Active"
}

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version