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SWS getTemplateIdRules Method

Retrieves the list of templates assigned to each letter. These may be generic templates created by Store or templates created by the org/site.


Name DataType Is Required
SiteID Long Required
Description The site’s ID number. This can be found using the GetSiteList method.

Returned Parameters

Name Data Type
getRules_Response siteRuleData
Description The object containing the list of letters used for the site.


As with every method we need to pass in credentials. We do this with the LookupUser request object.

We will assume you have a web reference, let us name it SWS, in your Visual Studio project.  At this point we need to define our objects.  We will need the standard service object, a getRules request object, and a getRules response object. We can define and create those like this:

// Create a request and response objects
SWS.WSSoapClient service = new SWS.WSSoapClient();
SWS.getRules_Request request = new SWS.getRules_Request();
SWS.getRules_Response response;

Here’s a sample code of the Request object:

// GetTemplateIdRules Request
request.SiteID = 123456;

Finally we can call the method and pass across the login object and the request object to retrieve the desired rule data. It’s a good idea to do this in a Try Catch block.

// Call the method that will load the response object
  response = service.getTemplateIdRules(user_request, request);
catch (Exception ex)

Note that if something goes wrong the service will respond with an exception. You will want to capture the message returned in that exception so it can be debugged.

For a full list of methods see SWS Methods.

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