Dropbox Sign API Changelog

This page tracks changes to the Dropbox Sign API, SDKs, and documentation. The format may change, but the historical information will be kept intact.

2024-02-01

Documentation Improvements

  • Updated create template response docs for accuracy.

Features

Fixes

  • Fixed issue with the Node SDK error response handling.

2024-01-15

Fixes

  • Fixed filtering logic for the List Signature Requests endpoint. The account_id parameter can now filter for any team member.

2023-12-01

Fixes

  • General code and performance improvements

2023-11-01

Documentation Improvements

2023-10-10

Features

Documentation Improvements

  • Added is_eid parameter and deprecated is_qualified_signature

2023-10-01

Features

  • Added the Feature Set Testing Tool. This allows users to test the new Dropbox Prep and Send page for individual accounts. See the API Help article for more details.

Fixes

  • General code and performance improvements

2023-09-15

Fixes

  • General code and performance improvements

2023-09-01

Features

  • List of IP addresses utilized for webhooks events is now available for download

Documentation Improvements

2023-08-15

Features

  • Accessibility update for the Signer App
    • Improved tabbing
    • Better focus states
    • Improved screen reader support

Fixes

  • Fixed premium branding text colors

2023-08-01

Documentation Improvements

2023-07-15

Documentation Improvements

2023-07-01

Features

  • Signature Request Expiration Date is now available for all API customers.
  • The Signature modal in the Signer App has been updated with improved visuals and drawing canvas.

2023-06-15

Fixes

  • Test Mode Restrictions
    • Free users are now limited to 10 emails every 24 hours
    • Each signature request is now limited to 2 signers or CCs

2023-06-01

Fixes

  • File download endpoints request rate reduced, please see Rate Limits for details.
  • Signature Request Expiration Date (Beta) project
    • Fixed Date Picker bug in the embedded editor page

2023-05-15

Fixes

  • General code and performance improvements

2023-05-01

Fixes

  • Signature Request Expiration Date (Beta) fixes
    • Improved performance for expiring signature requests

Documentation Improvements

  • Removed mention of two-dimensional array bug for form_fields_per_document parameter

Features

2023-04-15

Fixes

  • Fixed multipart/form-data PUT requests having form data dropped (JSON was unaffected)

Documentation Improvements

  • Added section in Constants Doc clarifying behavior of new parameter populate_auto_fill_fields
  • Added client_id on search query for List Signature Request
  • Added additional API Errors to documentation:
    • ? - Error retrieving result. - 500
    • unknown - Unknown error. Please contact support@hellosign.com. - 500

2023-04-01

Documentation Improvements

  • Updated the example console in the Event Payload section of the Events Walkthrough documentation.
  • Updated code sample consoles in all Walkthroughs to reference new SDKs code snippets.
  • Updated cURL code sample for embeddedEditUrl API reference doc to reference correct endpoint.

2023-03-15

SDKs

  • Node SDK - remove limit on file upload size
  • Node SDK - fixes incorrect instantiation of objects when not using the ::init() method

Fixes

  • Prevent download for signature requests in an error state If files of signature requests are in error state and a consumer attempts to download them, previously http 409 “Still Process” status code was returned. This status has been changed to 422 “Unprocessable Content”.
  • Signature Request Expiration Date (Beta) fixes
    • Fixed embedded requests not getting expired emails
    • Fixed expiration date not showing on Documents page for some signature requests
    • Fixed documentation of expires_at for /v3/signature_request/create_embedded
  • Custom Field Names If custom field name is null, the API will substitute the API ID for the missing name. This patches a bug that used to return an error response.

2023-03-01

SDKs

  • All SDKs bumped to 1.1.0
    • all
      • fixes template.document schema response
      • Adds invited_emails to Team endpoint responses
      • Adds page and page_size parameters Get Bulk Send Job endpoint
      • Removes beta tag for sms_phone_number_type in Signer request object
    • java - Support method overloading

Fixes

  • Fixed bug where some PDF highlights would appear in front of text

Documentation Improvements


2023-02-15

Features

  • New and Improved API Dashboard
  • SMS Signature Request Delivery is Out of Beta

SDKs

  • All SDKs bumped to 1.0.1

2023-01-31

Features

OpenAPI SDKs are officially out of beta and released. The new SDKs significantly improves user experience and their ability to maintain stable integrations with the API. By adopting OpenAPI, the code is autogenerated, ensuring they are in complete parity with the API and automatically updated any time we ship changes. Please find more information on SDKs page.

2022-11-09

changelog starting point

This first entry in the changelog contains updates that occurred over the course of this year. Future entries will have shorter, more specific ranges of time.

Announcements

Features

The following features are released in beta:

Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where malformed queries on /signature_request/list and /template/list were throwing 500 errors instead of 400. [~ September]
  • Numerous bug fixes released to new SDKs to improve interactions with files. [~ October]

Documentation

  • Fully migrated to new documentation. [~ August]
  • New doc section added for managing multiple API keys. [~ October]
  • Fixed broken links on the Template schema page. [~ October]
  • Added an Overview page for Dropbox Sign Events (webhooks) and OAuth. [~ June]
  • Added a new section for App Approval to help customers get their apps approved for production. [~ July]
  • Disabled url encoding in Try it console, which was preventing querying on list endpoints. [~ October]