# Action Network

Action Network (opens new window) is an open platform that empowers individuals and groups to organize for progressive causes.

🔑 Credentials

You can find authentication information for this node here.

# Basic operations


Attendance
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All
Event
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All
Person
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All
  • Update
Person Tag
  • Add
  • Remove
Petition
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All
  • Update
Signature
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All
  • Update
Tag
  • Create
  • Get
  • Get All

# Example

This workflow allows you to create a new event in Action Network, then create a new person and mark them as having attended your event. This workflow uses the following two nodes.

The final workflow should look like the following image.

A workflow with the Action Network node

# 1. Start node

The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.

# 2. Action Network node

  1. First enter your credentials. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Fill in the remaining parameters as follows:
    • Resource: Select Event from the dropdown list.
    • Operation: Select Create from the dropdown list.
    • Origin System: Enter where this event originated. n8n.io in our example.
    • Title: Enter the name of your event, July Meetup in our example here.
  3. Enable the Simple toggle to return an easier to view response as opposed to the complete raw data.
  4. Use the Additional Fields to enter any further details about your event. Here we provided the Start Date.

Action Network node

# 3. Action Network1 node

  1. First enter your credentials. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Fill in the remaining parameters as follows:
    • Resource: Select Person from the dropdown list.
    • Operation: Select Create from the dropdown list.
  3. Enable the Simple toggle to return an easier to view response as opposed to the complete raw data.
  4. In the Email Address section, enter the address and status for this person (here we Subscribe them).
  5. Use the Additional Fields to enter any further details about this person. Here we provided their given name.

Action Network1 node

# 4. Action Network2 node

  1. First enter your credentials. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Fill in the remaining parameters as follows:
    • Resource: Select Attendance from the dropdown list.
    • Operation: Select Create from the dropdown list.
    • Person ID: Enter the ID for the person created by the previous node.
    • Event ID: Enter the ID for the event created in the first node.
  3. Enable the Simple toggle to return an easier to view response as opposed to the complete raw data.

Action Network2 node