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HTTPS Simple link not working

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HTTPS Simple link not working

I'm having the same problems alot of other people are having...connecting issues with the HTTPS migrate.

I've done some testing and came to this.  I should be able to simply put  - https://api.constantcontact.com/ws/customers/user_name/lists -

in my Firefox browser and when the username / password comes up, use the username and password I used in the contact.php script. Then it shuold connect and give me something, right? 

what is does give me is - Error 401: Error reported: 401 -

Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



You are receiving a 401 error due to an authentication failure. You want to make sure that for the username field you are inputting your API key and username separated by a '%'. EX: fb01f979-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXabcd1212%joesflowers


Once you have the correct login information you should be able to retrieve collection information from the URI.

Dan H

Support Engineer, Constant Contact

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