* This Method has third party fees associated with it that will be charged for each use. The cost to use this method is $1.80 each time the method is invoked. (Only applies in live API environment. Does not apply in the Sandbox Environment) * This method is used to add an external account using Plaid. Only one external account can be created for an account. STEP ONE: Invoke the "LinkExternalAccount" API method from a web form using cURL. Failures will see the response with corresponding error codes. STEP TWO: Successful calls will provide the response as below : { "statusCode": "101", "statusDesc": "Ok", "AccountDetails":"[param_value] " } . STEP THREE: Get the content of the response and run it. You should see the Login widget on the webpage. Example PHP snippet : $res = json_decode($result); print_r(file_get_contents($res->accountDetails));

Request Parameters

clientIDyesstringTransactAPI Client ID
developerAPIKeyyesstringTransactAPI Developer Key
accountIdyesstringAccount ID generated by the API

Sample Request

curl -k -X POST
-d developerAPIKey=somedeveloperkey
-d clientID=someclientid
-d accountId=A12345

Response Parameters

statusCodestringAPI Status Code
statusDescstringAPI Status Description
accountDetailsstringResponse URL

Sample Response

{ "statusCode": "101", "statusDesc": "Ok", "accountDetails":"[param_value] " }

Test it Yourself!

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