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addsubscriber generates 400 error

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addsubscriber generates 400 error

Hi I am getting a 400 error when i try and create a new subscriber: 

The xml I am generating is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<entry xmlns="">
<author><name>CTCT Samples</name></author><id>urn:uuid:E8553C09F4xcvxCCC53F481214230867087</id><summary type="text">Customer document</summary><content type="application/vnd.ctct+xml"><Contact xmlns="">Customer document<EmailAddress></EmailAddress><FirstName>Scott</FirstName><LastName>Normal</LastName><MiddleName></MiddleName><CompanyName></CompanyName><JobTitle></JobTitle><OptInSource>ACTION_BY_CONTACT</OptInSource><HomePhone></HomePhone><WorkPhone></WorkPhone><Addr1></Addr1><Addr2></Addr2><Addr3></Addr3><City></City><StateCode></StateCode><StateName></StateName><CountryCode></CountryCode><PostalCode></PostalCode><SubPostalCode></SubPostalCode><Note></Note><EmailType>html</EmailType><ContactLists><ContactList id=""/><ContactList id="HK Web Clients"/></ContactLists></Contact></content></entry>

Please advise what may be causing the error



The 400 error you are

The 400 error you are recieving is due to your XML having an error in the list name:

1. The second Contact List id you are using (<ContactList id="HK Web Clients"/>) needs to be refrenced using that particular list id number, like you do for the first one (<ContactList id=""/>)


I would recommend that you take a look at the Creating a Contact page, as this will show you the minimum XML required to create a contact, as well as how it should be formatted. I hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thanks!

David J

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