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Provider verification badges

Beth Skurrie edited this page Jan 12, 2018 · 18 revisions

See the the Badges section of the configuration page for information about accessing the badges.

If you are publishing Provider verification results to your Pact Broker (v2.3.0+), you can also display the verification status in your READMEs using a shiny badge like this one:

Pact Status

Quick start

To get your badge, open the HTML version of your /latest, /latest/TAG or /latest-untagged pact in the Pact Broker by copy/pasting its URL into your browser location bar. Your badge will be shown in the top right of the page. When you click on it, a text box will appear with the markdown to include in your README.

Advanced usage

Without tags, or with only Consumer tags.

The URL of the badge is the URL of the latest pact with /badge.svg appended, and it works for the /latest/TAG and /latest-untagged pact URLs as well

  • Latest pact badge: https://your-broker/pacts/provider/PROVIDER/consumer/CONSUMER/latest/badge.svg
  • Latest tagged pact badge: https://your-broker/pacts/provider/PROVIDER/consumer/CONSUMER/latest/TAG/badge.svg
  • Latest un-tagged pact badge: https://your-broker/pacts/provider/PROVIDER/consumer/CONSUMER/latest-untagged/badge.svg)

The markdown to include in your README is as follows:

[![Foo/Bar Pact Status](https://your-broker/pacts/provider/PROVIDER/consumer/CONSUMER/latest/badge.svg)](https://your-broker)

For example:

[![Foo/Bar Pact Status](https://test.pact.dius.com.au/pacts/provider/Bar/consumer/Foo/latest/badge.svg)](https://test.pact.dius.com.au)

With consumer and provider tags

Available in version v2.13.0+ of the Pact Broker gem.

If you are using tags for both the consumer and provider versions (this is recommended by the way!) the badge URL will be a little different. The format is:

/matrix/provider/PROVIDER/latest/PROVIDER_TAG/consumer/CONSUMER/latest/CONSUMER_TAG/badge

Options

Pact Status

If your consumer and provider name make your badge too long to be aesthetically pleasing, you can shorten it in the following ways.

  • Show just the consumer or provider name by adding ?label=consumer or ?label=provider to the end of the URL.

Pact Status

  • Use the pacticipant's initials by adding ?initials=true

Pact Status

  • Use both the label and the initials params to show only the initials of the consumer or provider.
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