The new contact management system implemented over last year or so has brought our users tons of new features, and changes to how some things worked in the previous system. One of these changes is that the list ID for a contact list no longer displays when you float the cursor over the list name. Some 3rd party integrations require their users to provide the list ID when adding or updating contacts (not a best practice for those of you building integrations with us).
If you need to provide a list ID and find yourself no longer able to obtain it as before, besides contacting the support team for the integration/application you are using, here's how to go about doing this.
To obtain the lists in your account, along with the list ID's, you can either:
In order to use the API (application programming interface), even with IO Docs, you need:
You don't really need to know what these are if you don't want to. Just follow the instructions to create a Mashery API Key (if you don't already have one) and use the IO Docs page, or a RESTclient, to make an API call to get the lists.
First, get an API key:
Now get an access token:
Use IO Docs to retrieve list ids