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Constant Contact- Catchable fatal error

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Constant Contact- Catchable fatal error

I am trying to add newletter form for subscription using constant Contact Plugin.I have created a form in Form Designer.When i added the shortcode in the footer section of my website.I got the following error.


Catchable fatal error: Argument 1 passed to Ctct\Components\Contacts\ContactList::create() must be of the type array, null given, called in /home/x252016w/public_html/bostonmobile/wp-content/plugins/constant-contact-api/vendor/constantcontact/constantcontact/src/Ctct/Services/ListService.php on line 89 and defined in/home/x252016w/public_html/bostonmobile/wp-content/plugins/constant-contact-api/vendor/constantcontact/constantcontact/src/Ctct/Components/Contacts/ContactList.phpon line 53


ListService.php  line no. 89 is: return ContactList::create(json_decode($response->body, true));

ContactList.phpon line 53 : 

public static function create(array $props)
$contact_list = new ContactList();
$contact_list->id = parent::getValue($props, "id");
$contact_list->name = parent::getValue($props, "name");
$contact_list->status = parent::getValue($props, "status");
$contact_list->contact_count = parent::getValue($props, "contact_count");
$contact_list->created_date = parent::getValue($props, "created_date");
$contact_list->modified_date = parent::getValue($props, "modified_date");
return $contact_list;


How to solve this error??Please reply as soon as possible.Thanks in advance

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Re: Constant Contact- Catchable fatal error



After doing a bit of research, it looks like the problem is that the form you're working with is not able to get details for a contact list when it loads into the page. There are a couple causes for this:

  1. The form is set up to use a Contact List that doesn't exist anymore.
  2. The plugin may be having trouble connecting to your Constant Contact account.


For the first possibility, I would suggest double-checking what lists are available in your Constant Contact account, and then double-checking your form to ensure that it's linked to a list that does exist. For the second possibility, I would suggest reconnecting your Constant Contact account on the admin page for the plugin.


Let me know if this helps!



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