Get Email Contacts

Last modified 06:52, 11 Nov 2014

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    <title>Gigya Social Demo  - getContacs</title>
	 body {font-family:Arial;font-size: 12px; background-color:#fff; line-height:20px;margin:1px;}
	 h5 { font-size: 12px; color: #6e6e6e; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; }
     h6 { font-size: 14px; color: #6e6e6e; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-weight:bold; }
	<SCRIPT type="text/javascript" lang="javascript" 
	    function onLoad() {
	        // get user info
	        gigya.socialize.getUserInfo({ callback: renderUI });

	        // register for connect status changes
	        gigya.socialize.addEventHandlers({ onConnectionAdded: renderUI, onConnectionRemoved: renderUI });


	<script type="text/javascript">

	    function renderUI(res) {
	        // enable/disable "Get Contacts" button
	        var connected = (res.user != null && res.user.isConnected);
	        document.getElementById('btnGetContacts').disabled = !connected;

	        // clear contact list if not connected
	        if (!connected)
	            document.getElementById('contacts').innerHTML = "";

	    // Get the user's contacts
	    function getContacts() {
	        gigya.socialize.getContacts({ callback: getContacts_callback });
	        document.getElementById('btnGetContacts').disabled = true;

	    // Use the reponse of getContacts and render HTML to display the first five contacts.
	    function getContacts_callback(response) {
	        document.getElementById('btnGetContacts').disabled = false;
	        document.getElementById('contacts').innerHTML = "";
	        if (response.errorCode == 0) {
	            var array = response.contacts.asArray();
	            var html = "You have " + array.length + " contacts, here are some of them:<BR/>";
	            html += "<table cellpadding=20>";
	            for (var i = 0; i < Math.min(10, array.length); i++) {
	                html += "<tr><td align=center valign='bottom'>";
	                if (array[i].photoURL)
	                    html += "<img width='50' height='50' src='"
	                    + array[i].photoURL + "' ><br>";
	                html += array[i].firstName + " " + array[i].lastName + ": <br>";
	                html += array[i].email + "</td></tr>";
	            html += "</table>";
	            document.getElementById('contacts').innerHTML = html;
	        } else {
		        alert('Error :' + response.errorMessage);
<body onload="onLoad()">
	<h5>Step 1: Connect</h5>
	    <div id="divConnect"></div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        // show 'Add Connections' Plugin in "divConnect"
			,showTermsLink:false // remove 'Terms' link
			,hideGigyaLink:true // remove 'Gigya' link
			,requiredCapabilities: "Contacts" // we want to show only providers that support retrieving contacts.
			,containerID: "divConnect" // The component will embed itself inside the divConnect Div 
    <br />
    <h5>Step 2: Get Contacts</h5>
    <div style="margin-top:5px;">
    Click the button below to retrieve your email contacts
    <input id="btnGetContacts" type="button" value="Get Contacts" 
            onclick="getContacts()" disabled=true/>
    <div id="contacts"></div>

In order to make this code work in your environment, please:
  • Click the "view source" icon (link located above code on the right hand side) - This will open a popup window with a text version of the code, which you may copy.
  • The API key in the sample will only work on http://localhost/...
  • To load the page from your domain, modify the value of the "APIKey" field in the code to your own Gigya API Key. A Gigya API Key can be obtained on the Site Dashboard page on Gigya's website. Please make sure that the domain from which you are loading the page is the same domain name that you used for generating the API Key.

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