Initiator Tokens

Overview of initiator tokens

Initiator tokens are specific tokens of the user who has triggered an action. Initiator can be either project user or dashboard user.

The tokens will be by default injected into your templates. The following shows what these tokens are, where can they be used and who is initiator in every scenario.

Tokens

Token

Description

Initiator.User.FirstName

First name of initiator user.

Initiator.User.LastName

Last name of initiator user.

Initiator.User.FullName

A combination of first name and last name.

Initiator.User.Email

Email of initiator user.

Initiator.User.DisplayName

Display name of initiator user.

Where are they used

These tokens can be used in the following places:

  • Email templates

  • Notification templates

In triggers you can select different token names for these token values.

How initiator is selected

In general, initiator is always the one who triggers some kind of action.

  • Database email, notification triggers - initiator is the one who inserts, updates or deletes a record.

  • User email, notification triggers - initiator is the one who registers, invites, updates or deletes the user. On verified trigger does not have an initiator.

  • Welcome email - initiator is the one who registers the user.

  • File email, notification triggers - initiator is the one who stores or deletes a file.

  • Sending email, pushing notifications - initiator is the one who creates this send request.