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WhatCounts provides email marketing software and services to marketing professionals. Integrate WhatCounts with Blueshift to send marketing emails from our platform to your customers.

Create an API client for Blueshift in WhatCounts

Before you can integrate WhatCounts in Blueshift, complete the following steps to create an API client in WhatCounts:

  1. Sign in to your WhatCounts account, click on profile icon on the top right corner > API Management > Setup API.

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  2. On the API Client Management screen, select Add New API Client in the API Client field and provide the following details:

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    Name Provide a name for this client. For example, Blueshift
    Purpose/Intent Specify a purpose for this client. For example, "Granting API access to Blueshift".
    Restricted IPs Leave this field blank. 
  3. Click Save.
  4. On the next page, click on Generate API Password next to HTTP, FTP and XML APIs

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  5. Click Yes on the dialog that appears.
  6. Copy the code that WhatCount displays on the next screen and save it in a safe location. You'll need it later when you set up a WhatCounts on Blueshift. 
  7. Close the dialog.

Add a WhatCounts adapter in Blueshift

Once you generate an API password for the Blueshift client, complete the following steps in Blueshift to add a WhatCounts adapter:

  1. Sign in to the Blueshift app, and click Apps in the left navigation menu.
  2. Go to All Apps, search for, and select WhatCounts.
  3. You can also go to Email Apps and select WhatCounts.
  4. Click Configure to view all the configured adapters.
  5. Click +ADAPTER to add an adapter.
  6. Add a Name for the adapter. If you have multiple adapters, the adapter name helps you to identify the integration.
  7. Provide the following details for integration:

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    Field Description
    Username Specify your WhatCounts username. Generally, it's the email address that you use to sign in to your WhatCounts account.
    API Password Paste the API password that you generated in the step 6 of the procedure above.
    From Address Specify the email address that we should use in the From field of the email.
    Reply To Address Specify the email address to which you customers can send their replies. 
    BCC

    Specify the email addresses of people who should receive the copy of the email that your customers receive.

    Use comma to provide multiple email addresses. For example:

    johndoe@blueshift.com,janedoe@blueshift.com,doejohn@blueshift.com

    By default, our platform sends a copy of the email to the email addresses that you specify. If you want to include the email addresses in the BCC field of the email, drop us an email on support@blueshift.com.

    List Name Specify the list that we should use to send emails. For more information on WhatCounts lists, see Lists on WhatCounts documentation.
    Whitelabel host name (CNAME)

    Specify the CNAME value of your sending domain. This field is optional.

  8. Click Save to add the adapter.

 

 

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