The Community is hosting an End of Summer sweepstakes! Participants must complete tasks to earn tickets that will enter them with a chance to win a free year of Constant Contact and other great prizes!*
*No Purchase Necessary. For Official Rules, visit here. Constant Contact’s End of Summer 2020 Sweepstakes ends on October, 20, 2020 at 11:50 PM EST.

Extraneous numbers in xml

Highlighted
Occasional Participant

Extraneous numbers in xml

I'm doing a GET on  https://api.constantcontact.com/ws/customers/{username}/contacts


and the returned XML has what a appears to be a hex number embedded in various places in the XML. For example:


  <entry>

    <link href="/ws/customers/obarshay/contacts/24243" rel="edi

1ff8

t" />


 


and


        <OptOutSource>ACTION_BY_CUSTO

1ff8

MER</OptOutSource>




It's always 1ff8 except for the last one. In this case:


    <author>

56f



      <name>Constant Contact</name>

    </author>


Any idea what's causing this? It cause the XML parser to fail and I only get partial results. Thanks.

2 REPLIES 2
Highlighted
Occasional Participant

Hello?

Any feedback on this?

Highlighted
Moderator

We took a look internally at

We took a look internally at this and were unable to replicate this error.  What language are you using when you receive these numbers?  Can you replicate this using a test environment such as a REST Debugging Client?  You can find one to test in here: http://developer.constantcontact.com/doc/restclient


 


If you can replicate this in the REST client, we'd like you to follow up with us directly via email so that we can get your account information.  If this is a code/language issue, we can also take a look at the code.  Send us an email to our webservices support team

Dave Berard
Senior Product Manager, Constant Contact
Developer Portal

View API documentation, code samples, get your API key.

Visit Page

Constant Contact 2020 End of Summer Community Sweepstakes!

The Constant Contact User Community is hosting a sweepstakes. The more you participate, the more chances you have to win! Read on to learn more...

Read More
Featured