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adding a contact to a list using php assistance...

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adding a contact to a list using php assistance...

I downloaded the php wrapper and am having issues modifying the addContact.php....

 

I basically just need the php code needed to add an email address to list ID 7....

 

include_once('../ConstantContact.php');
$username = xxx';
$apiKey = 'xxx';
$consumerSecret = 'xxx';
$Datastore = new CTCTDataStore();
$DatastoreUser = $Datastore->lookupUser($username);

 

$Contact = new Contact();
$Contact->emailAddress = "$email";
$Contact->lists = $lists['lists'][7]->id );

$NewContact = $ConstantContact->addContact($Contact);

 

 

the issue has to do with how to set the list to ID 7...

 

thanks!

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Re: adding a contact to a list using php assistance...

The one piece you're missing is that the lists field in the $Contact object must be an array (since you can have 0 or more lists associated with a Contact).  Just change this line line to:

 

$Contact->lists = array($lists['lists'][7]->id);

 

That should be the only change you need, the rest of your code looks quite right.

Dave Berard
Senior Product Manager, Constant Contact
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