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Data Parse Action

The data parse action extracts a single value from an XML or JSON string, usually for passing as an input to another action.

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Note:

The Data Parse action requires SmartIQ version 13.5+ and license module 9031.

Using the Action

In Design, configure the action inputs as per the table below:

Name

Description

File Format

Choose from XML/JSON (Default JSON)

Data

A reference to an XML/JSON string to parse

Xpath

An Xpath or JPath term that targets the value to be extracted.

In Produce, enter the following XML Data/XPath combination which results in the term ‘Harry Potter’. I.e. the first title of lang ‘en’.

Type

Content

Data

Harry Potter J K. Rowling 2005 29.99

Xpath

//title[@lang='en'][1]

This should result in "Harry Potter" showing in the Produce Finish page.