An Introduction to Registration Builder

The flow (a JSON file that manage the screens, forms, and fields displayed when a user registers with or logs on to an Identity Cloud website) is an integral part of the Identity Cloud login and registration process: if you’re using the JavaScript SDK or Hosted Login, then you're also relying on the flow to help display (and collect) the appropriate information at the appropriate time.

Needless to say, flows are important in their own right, which explains why flow management tasks (things like copying flows, deleting flows, promoting flows, and restoring flows) have been a part of Console and the Registration Builder for quite some time now. Equally important, however, are the individual elements that make up a flow, elements such as fields, forms, and screens. Those elements have traditionally been managed by using the Identity Cloud Configuration APIs. With its most recent release, however, Registration Builder now enables you to carry out such tasks as creating new fields, adding fields to forms, and deleting screens. In this documentation, you'll find step-by-step instructions for such things as: