9.1. Add Pipeline Step Templates

A pipeline step is needed to read the response from an endpoint and handle the data that is read.

A template is needed to represent the pipeline step.

  1. In Sitecore, open Template Manager.

  2. Navigate to Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps.

  3. Add a template folder named Base Templates.

  4. Navigate to Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates.

  5. Add the following template:

    Name _Base Endpoint Pipeline Step
    Base template Templates > System > Templates > Standard template
    Location Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates
    Icon Office/32x32/element.png
  6. Add the following sections and fields:

    Section Name Type Source Shared Title
    Endpoints EndpointFrom Droptree query:./ancestor-or-self::*[@@templateid=’{327A381B-59F8-4E88-B331-BEBC7BD87E4E}’]//descendant-or-self::*[@@templateid=’{FC4AF327-8374-473A-AFFD-A2D098B8C3D8}’] checked Endpoint From
  7. Navigate to Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates.

  8. Add the following template:

    Name _Base Resource Endpoint Pipeline Step
    Base template Templates > System > Templates > Standard template
    Location Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates
    Icon Office/32x32/element.png
  9. Add the following sections and fields:

    Section Name Type Source Shared
    Endpoints Resource Droptree query:./ancestor-or-self::*[@@templateid=’{327A381B-59F8-4E88-B331-BEBC7BD87E4E}’]//descendant-or-self::*[@@templateid=’{012392D9-A3A1-447F-80F8-84114BA0DA40}’]/Resources checked
  10. Navigate to Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps.

  11. Add the following template:

Name Read Resource Data Pipeline Step
Base template Templates > Data Exchange > Framework > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates > Base Pipeline Step
Location Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps
Icon Office/32x32/element.png
Base templates
  • Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates > _Base Endpoint Pipeline Step
  • Templates > Data Exchange > Providers > RESTful > Pipeline Steps > Base Templates > _Base Resource Endpoint Pipeline Step
  1. Add the following sections and fields:
Section Name Type Source Shared
Settings Path Expression Single-Line Text   checked