From time to time, you may need to retrieve the unique identifier of specific documents or profiles to integrate with iAuditor. Whilst you can always refer to our API documentation on how to retrieve unique identifiers via API requests, we understand that not everyone who’s tasked with building integrations is comfortable with such methods.

This article shows you how to retrieve the unique identifiers of different features on the iAuditor web app with ease.

Before you begin

Remember that you can always refer to our documentation on how to retrieve unique identifiers via the iAuditor API. The instructions outlined in this article are specific to locating unique identifiers on the iAuditor web app.

Depending on the unique identifier you are trying to retrieve, you may need document access or organization permissions to proceed.

Retrieve a template “template_id”

You must have “View and Edit” access to the template at a minimum. Learn how you can share your templates with your team.

  1. Log in to the iAuditor web app.
  2. Select “Templates” from the menu on the left-hand side
  3. Hover your cursor over the template and click “Edit” on the right-hand side.
  4. Copy the “template_id” from the URL, which should resemble the following example.
    https://app.safetyculture.com/template-editor/template_5374fc3951da4a86ad897b1173721cdd

Retrieve a question “item_id”

You must have “View and Edit” access to the template at a minimum. Learn how you can share your templates with your team.

  1. Log in to the iAuditor web app.
  2. Select “Templates” from the menu on the left-hand side
  3. Hover your cursor over the template and click “Edit” on the right-hand side.
  4. Inspect the web page HTML elements by pressing Command+Option+C (macOS) or Control+Shift+C (Windows) on your keyboard. Please note that the keyboard shortcuts are for Google Chrome, which may differ for other browsers you use.
  5. In the elements panel, press Command+F (macOS) or Control+F (Windows) on your keyboard.
  6. Type in the question label. The search should return 2 results. Go to the second result that highlights the question in the preview pane.
  7. Copy the “item_id” that should be above the result, behind the heading "data-item-id=". You should see something that resembles the following example.

Retrieve an inspection “audit_id”

You must have “View” access to the inspection at a minimum. Learn how you can share your inspections with your team.

  1. Log in to the iAuditor web app.
  2. Select “Inspections” from the menu on the left-hand side
  3. Click the inspection.
  4. Copy the “audit_id” from the URL, which should resemble the following example.
    https://app.safetyculture.com/report/audit/audit_8216183b21b5444eb839bde39634de7b

Retrieve a user “user_id”

You must be an administrator or have the “User Management” permission. Learn more about permissions and how you can assign them as an administrator.

  1. Log in to the iAuditor web app.
  2. Click your organization name on the lower-left corner of the page.
  3. Select “Users” from the tab on the top of the page.
  4. Click the username.
  5. Copy the “user_id” from the URL, which should resemble the following example.
    https://app.safetyculture.com/organisation/role_6973dcc33d4e4df3bccb6a3f018b5abb/users/user_c748f4c84d064452937ad4b7e8e1be89/profile

Retrieve a group “role_id”

You must be an administrator or have the “Group Management” permission. Learn more about permissions and how you can assign them as an administrator.

  1. Log in to the iAuditor web app.
  2. Click your organization name on the lower-left corner of the page.
  3. Select “Groups” from the tab on the top of the page.
  4. Click the group name.
  5. Copy the “role_id” from the URL, which should resemble the following example.
    https://app.safetyculture.com/organisation/role_6973dcc33d4e4df3bccb6a3f018b5abb/groups/role_4542536d17264511a051a172a302e672/users
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