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Events API

Last updated: April 29, 2022

Request and view events that have taken place within a specific timeframe.

With the Events API, you can:

To view a list of events you can subscribe to, please see our event types page.

Event retention period

You can view events created within the last 30 days via the API.


Get an event

Get an event using the event's ID.

Use the details below to set up your request.

Endpoints

You can find the full list, as well as complete request and response examples, in our API reference.

    get

    https://api.checkout.com/events/{eventId}

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    Response example

    Below is an example of a successful response.

    For a full description of what each section means, see our API reference.

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    {
    "id": "evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau",
    "type": "payment_approved",
    "version": "2.0",
    "created_on": "2018-10-29T16:59:20Z",
    "data": {
    "id": "pay_y3oqhf46pyzuxjbcn2giaqnb44",
    "action_id": "act_y3oqhf46pyzuxjbcn2giaqnb44",
    "amount": 6540,
    "currency": "GBP",
    "approved": true,
    "status": "Authorized",
    "auth_code": "643381",
    "response_code": "10000",
    "response_summary": "Approved",
    "3ds": {
    "downgraded": true,
    "enrolled": "N"
    },
    "flagged": true,
    "source": {
    "type": "card",
    "id": "src_wmlfc3zyhqzehihu7giusaaawu",
    "billing_address": {
    "address_line1": "75 York Road",
    "address_line2": "Apartment 3",
    "city": "Oxford",
    "state": "Oxfordshire",
    "zip": "OX1 5DJ",
    "country": "GB"
    },
    "phone": {
    "country_code": "+44",
    "number": "7891 23456"
    }
    },
    "customer": {
    "id": "cus_y3oqhf46pyzuxjbcn2giaqnb44",
    "email": "jack.brown@ckomail.com",
    "name": "Jack Brown"
    },
    "processed_on": "2018-10-29T16:59:20Z",
    "reference": "ORD-5023-4E89",
    "destinations": [
    {
    "id": "vendor-123456",
    "amount": 10.5
    }
    ],
    "metadata": {
    "coupon_code": "LDN2018",
    "partner_id": 123989
    }
    },
    "notifications": [
    {
    "id": "ntf_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau",
    "url": "https://example.com/webhooks",
    "success": false,
    "_links": {
    "self": {
    "href": "https://api.checkout.com/events/evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau/notifications/ntf_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau"
    }
    }
    }
    ],
    "_links": {
    "self": {
    "href": "https://api.checkout.com/events/evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau"
    },
    "webhooks-retry": {
    "href": "https://api.checkout.com/events/evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau/webhooks/retry"
    }
    }
    }

    Other possible responses:

    • 404 - The event was not found
    • 500 - Unexpected server error

    Get events

    Retrieve events based on your query parameters. You can pass multiple query parameters, using & to separate each one.

    Use the details below to set up your request.

    Endpoints

    You can find the full list, as well as complete request and response examples, in our API reference

      get

      https://api.checkout.com/events

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      Request examples

      Below are some example requests using different query parameters.

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        curl --location --request GET 'https://api.checkout.com/events?payment_id=pay_ok2ynq6ubn3ufmo6jsdfmdvy5q' \
        --header 'Authorization: sk_cde31df9-6d52-4dda-957d-065b43819fe0'

        Response examples

        Below are some response examples.

        For a full description of each response, see our API Reference.

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          {
          "total_count": 1,
          "limit": 5,
          "skip": 0,
          "from": "2021-06-11T09:41:21Z",
          "to": "2021-06-25T09:40:12Z",
          "data": [
          {
          "id": "evt_3nup2pts3emebenhtw6ky4frim",
          "type": "payment_approved",
          "created_on": "2021-06-25T09:40:12Z",
          "_links": {
          "self": {
          "href": "https://qaapi.ckotech.co/broadcast/events/evt_3nup2pts3emebenhtw6ky4frim"
          },
          "webhooks-retry": {
          "href": "https://qaapi.ckotech.co/broadcast/events/evt_3nup2pts3emebenhtw6ky4frim/webhooks/retry"
          }
          }
          }
          ]
          }

          Other possible responses:

          • 204 - No Content
          • 401 - Unauthorized

          Get an event's notification summary

          View a summary of the notifications for an event.

          Use the details below to set up your request.


          Endpoints

          You can find the full list, as well as complete request and response examples, in our API reference.

            get

            https://api.checkout.com/events/{eventId}/notifications/{notificationId}

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            Response example

            Below is an example successful response.

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            {
            "id": "ntf_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau",
            "url": "https://example.com/webhooks",
            "success": false,
            "content_type": "json",
            "attempts": [
            {
            "status_code": 400,
            "response_body": "Bad Request",
            "retry_mode": "Automatic",
            "timestamp": "2018-10-29T16:59:20Z"
            }
            ],
            "_links": {
            "self": {
            "href": "https://api.checkout.com/events/evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau/notifications/ntf_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau"
            },
            "retry": {
            "href": "https://api.checkout.com/events/evt_az5sblvku4ge3dwpztvyizgcau/webhooks/wh_5nuzkt62ddxuho5rwsvt6pyesi/retry"
            }
            }
            }

            Other possible response: 404 - The event or notification was not found.


            Retry notifications for all active webhooks

            Use this API request to retry notifications for all subscribed active webhooks.

            Use the details below to set up your request.

            Endpoints

            You can find the full list, as well as complete request and response examples, in our API reference.

              post

              https://api.checkout.com/events/{eventId}/webhooks/retry

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              Response

              Below is a list of example responses:

              • 202 - Accepted. Notifications were queued
              • 204 - No content. No active webhooks are subscribed to this event
              • 404 - The event does not exist

              Retry a single event

              Retry a single event for a specific webhook.

              Use the details below to set up your request.

              Endpoints

              You can find the full list, as well as complete request and response examples, in our API reference.

                post

                https://api.checkout.com/events/{eventId}/webhooks/{webhookId}/retry

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