Translating JSON Results to CSV

April 29, 2017
If you've ever run the Metrics, Transmissions, or Message Events APIs, you've seen the results displayed in JSON like this: { "type": "delivery", "campaign_id": "Example Campaign Name", "customer_id": "1", "delv_method": "esmtp", "device_token": "45c19189783f867973f6e6a5cca60061ffe4fa77c547150563a1192fa9847f8a", "event_id": "92356927693813856", "friendly_from": "sender@example.com", "ip_address": "127.0.0.1", "ip_pool": "Example-Ip-Pool", "message_id": "000443ee14578172be22", "msg_from": "sender@example.com", "msg_size": "1337", "num_retries": "2", "queue_time": "12" } So what is…
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Summary

April 29, 2017
The Reports tab will load in the summary screen view, with a default time range of the last hour.  For large senders, there may be a short delay while the data is being compiled. The Calendar drop down provides preset time ranges and an optional custom date/time picker. You can also apply additional search criteria like…
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Reporting and Analytics

April 29, 2017
One of the major benefits of SparkPost is the vast amount of reporting metrics we allow you to gather about your email transmissions. We offer over forty (40) different metrics about the entire lifecycle of your email transmissions. # SparkPost Reporting - The Summary View Login to SparkPost.com Navigate to Reports The default reporting view is…
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Reporting Metrics – Definitions

April 29, 2017
SparkPost's aggregated, time-series statistics are referred to as "Metrics". This type of reporting data is available in the dashboard or through the Metrics API. This document outlines the definition of each metric. # Standard Metrics Targeted Number of messages passed to SparkPost - some will be accepted and others will be rejected.  This is the number of recipients marked…
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Message Events Reporting in the UI

April 29, 2017
With the addition of the Message Events API we have added the power searching for message event data based on recipients, campaigns, and more.  This new API endpoint provides our customers with a way to pull data – on demand – for use in internal reporting, triggering message generation, or other programmatic processing of event…
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Delayed

April 29, 2017
[gallery columns='1' link='file' size='full' ids='20990'] Here, you will be able to see how many emails were automatically accepted, how many were delayed, how many were delivered on the very first attempt, and what that converts to as a percentage. It will also show you the reasons for the delay below. You can sort according to…
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Bounces

April 29, 2017
When you first click on this tab, you have the drop down date like in Summary, where you can select which time frame to look at.  You can also further select a domain, campaign or template for more granular evaluation. Below that, you will see 4 categories: [gallery columns='1' link='file' size='full' ids='20985'] Targeted: number of…
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Accepted

April 29, 2017
This reporting tab showcases statistics surrounding messages that were accepted. With regard to the accepted rate, the higher the better! [gallery columns='1' link='file' size='full' ids='20981'] Targeted: The number of messages you sent SparkPost. Sent: The number of messages that have been delivered (or attempted to deliver) by SparkPost (includes multiple delivery attempts, including all In-Band…
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