Hook up your own application with The Machine's functionality.


This method let you get the client with the given id.

You call this method with the following URL:


Parameters are the data you will pass with the call.


Your secret identifier. You find your API Token under Account Overview in the Account section.

Rules: Required


The ID of the client.

Rules: Required.

Return Values

This is the result that will be passed back to you when you have sent a call.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<method request="client.get">
        <name>Sample Contact</name>
        <company>Sample Company, Inc.</company>
        <address_line_01>35181 Invoice Street</address_line_01>
        <address_line_02>Sample Company</address_line_02>
        <city>Invoice City</city>
        <country>United States</country>

Error: No data passed.

No data was passed to the method.

Error: API Token is invalid.

The API Token parameter is missing or is incorrectly entered.

Error: ID is invalid.

The ID parameter is missing or is incorrectly entered.


The example below is strictly a demonstration of the method and it's parameters. Methods should never be posted from a HTML form. They should be posted directly from your server script.

<form action="http://machine_id.invoicemachine.com/api/client.get" method="post">
    <input type="hidden" name="api_token" value="c86cea54c71sbb05a5f8297bed641944">
    <input type="hidden" name="id" value="204607">