Zoho Recruit | uploadPhoto Method

uploadPhoto

Purpose

You can use this method to upload photos for Candidates or Contacts.

Request URL

XML Format:

For Candidates:
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/uploadPhoto?authtoken=AuthToken&scope=recruitapi&id=RecordId&content=File Input Stream&version=2

For Contacts:
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Contacts/uploadPhoto?authtoken=AuthToken&scope=recruitapi&id=RecordId&content=File Input Stream&version=2

For OAuth Authentication

Header Name
Value
Authorization
Zoho-oauthtoken {access_token}

Scopes

Scope=ZohoRecruit.modules.all
(or)
Scope=ZohoRecruit.modules.{scope_name}.{operation_type}
Possible Scope Names (Case Sensitive)
Operation Types
referral, campaign, assessment, vendor, offer,  attachment, 
forecast, note, call, event, task, candidate, jobopening, client, department, interview, contact & custom (for all Custom Modules )
ALL - Full access to the record
READ - Get records from the module

For Authtoken Authentication

Parameter
Data Type
Description
authtoken*
String
Encrypted alphanumeric string to authenticate your Zoho credentials. 
scope*
String
Specify the value as recruitapi

Request Parameters

Parameter
Data Type
Description
id*
String
Specify the unique ID of the record.
content*
FileInputStream
Pass the FileInputStream of the photo.
version*
Integer
Use version=2: This will fetch responses based on the latest API implementation.
Note:
  1. Parameters marked with * are mandatory.
  2. The size of each photo should not exceed 2 MB. If the size exceeds 2 MB, you will receive the following error message: "File size should not exceed 2 MB".

Java Code to Upload Photo for a Candidate or Contact

You can run this program in your Java Environment to upload the photo for a candidate or contact.
In the program, you need to specify values for the following:
  1. Your Auth Token
  2. The ID of the Record
  3. The uploadPhoto Request URL in the format mentioned above
  4. The File Path i.e. the location of the photo
Code Snippet:
import java.io.*;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.*;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.*;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.Part;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.FilePart;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.StringPart;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.MultipartRequestEntity;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.PartSource;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.multipart.ByteArrayPartSource;
 
public class UploadFile 
{
      public static void main(String a[])
      {
            try
            {
                  String auth_token = "USER AUTH TOKEN"; 
                  String auth_scope = "recruitapi";
                  String targetURL = " https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/uploadPhoto ";
                  String recordId = "RECORD ID";
                  String file = "FILE NAME";
                  File f = new File(file);
                  FileInputStream fis = new FileInputStream(f);
                  ByteArrayOutputStream bos = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
                  int c;
                  while ((c = fis.read()) != -1)
                  {
                        bos.write(c);
                  }
                  byte[] fbArray = bos.toByteArray();
                  targetURL = targetURL + "?authtoken="+ auth_token +"&scope="+ auth_scope+"&version=2";
                  PartSource ps = new ByteArrayPartSource(file,fbArray);
                  PostMethod post =new PostMethod(targetURL);
                  Part[] fields = { new FilePart("content",ps), new StringPart("id", recordId), };
                  post.setRequestEntity(new MultipartRequestEntity(fields,post.getParams()));
                  HttpClient httpclient = new HttpClient();
                  httpclient.executeMethod(post);
                  String postResp = post.getResponseBodyAsString();
                  System.out.println("postResp===========> : "+postResp);
            }
            catch(Exception e)
            {
                  e.printStackTrace();
            }
      }
}
Sample Response:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<response uri="/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/uploadPhoto">
<status>
<code>200</code>
</status>
<success>
<code>4800</code>
<message>Photo uploaded successfully</message>
</success>
</response>

PHP Code to Upload Photo for a Candidate or Contact (for PHP versions 5.5 or higher)

Code Snippet:
<?php
$recordId="RECORD ID";
$ch=curl_init();
$cFile = new CURLFile('/home/path/to/my/photo.png','image/png',")
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_HEADER,0);
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_VERBOSE,0);
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER,true);
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_URL,"
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/uploadPhoto?authtoken= <Your Authtoken>&scope=recruitapi&version=2");
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_POST,true);
$post=array("id"=>$recordId,"content"=>$cFile);
curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,$post);
$response=curl_exec($ch);
echo $response;
?>

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