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Delays adding contacts?

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Delays adding contacts?

When I add or update a contact with the API, should it show up in my Constant Contact account immediately, or is there a delay?  The reason I ask is that I seem to be running into either delays or failed requests.  Sometimes the contact seems to be added immediately, and other times it seems to take awhile.


Re: Delays adding contacts?

Hi Matthew,


That is normal behavior.  Accounts do cache information in such a way that it can take several minutes for a contact update or addition to show up in the account when viewed through our user interface.  


Best Regards,

Shannon W.

API Support Specialist

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