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Gallery API and Enabling javascript


I am trying to create a process to get all schedules on our company gallery to create a gantt chart. I am using python to generate my request url but copied the logic from a few different alteryx apps and macros I've found online. I believe I am correctly generating my oauth_signature and am receive a 200 response code when I plug my full url into postman or python requests package. However, the response I am getting is text/html rather than json even though I specify that:

headers = {'accept': 'application/json', 'content-type': 'application/json'}


In the html response that I do get, it says:

<h2>JavaScript Required</h2>
<p>It appears that JavaScript is either disabled in your browser, or is blocked by a plugin (such as NoScript). Please enable JavaScript on this site to continue.</p>


I am not sure how to address this. Is enabling javascript something I need to do on the machine that is running our private gallery lives on? Or is this a literal setting within the gallery server itself?


Any help would be greatly appreciated. I can also share my python code if that would be of any help.

@g_rose  What url/endpoint are you hitting? Is it "/admin/v1/schedules/"? That response looks you're hitting the front end gallery as opposed to the api. 


@patrick_diganI am using the /admin/v1/schedules endpoint.


I think I'm using the correct base url but that could my error. I connected to the machine that hoststhe gallery server. In the system setting, the base Address is shown as:


However, The actual url I use to log into the gallery via my browser is:



Our gallery is on an internal network so I suspect there is some rerouting/pointing where perhaps one of these urls is an alias for another?



@g_rose  Have a look at my blog post over here. The url you should be hitting with the api is something like


For reference, the url for your gallery should look something like:

<a href="" target="_blank"></a>!

@patrick_digan. I'm fairly sure that I am hitting our server. In the response header from my call, I get a few parameters that seem relevant. The server type being private, the version matching ours, and the gallery name matching ours (I assume this is the default for a new server and we never changed it) all make me think the url is correct.


{'X-ServerType': 'private',

 'X-ServerVersion': '2019.2.5.62427',      -this is the version our server is running

' 'X-Configuration': '{"allowAnonymousUsage":false,




                                "galleryName":"My "Company's 'Gallery",











I also tried changing my url to use the actual IP address of the machine and I received the same 200 response code with the same headers. but no data and ony text/html response type rather than the specified application/json

@g_rose Does the macro from my blog post also not work for you? I'm using a version of that and it works on my end. Here is the full URL i'm going to:

<a href="" target="_blank"></a>

The server then responds with these headers, which seems different than the headers you're receiving.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *
Access-Control-Allow-Methods: GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, OPTIONS
Access-Control-Allow-Headers: Content-Type, Accept, Authorization
Access-Control-Max-Age: 1728000
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:49:19 GMT

 Apart from trying my macro, I would also suggest using the api docs on your server to see what the difference is between your call and the api docs:


I was able to get the macro working. The problem was that my actual gallery url was http://alteryx. I had to drop the /gallery/#! component that is necessary for getting to our server in a web browser. Thanks for the help!