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is there a simple example on how to remove a contact?

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Can you post the sample code used for updating a contact?


An example of the XML used to

An example of the XML used to update a contact is as follows:

<entry xmlns="">


  <title type="text">Contact:</title>


  <author> </author>

  <content type="application/vnd.ctct+xml">

    <Contact xmlns="" id="






        <ContactList id="

        <ContactList id="





More information can be found in the API Documentation.

Dan H

Support Engineer, Constant Contact


The best way to get the

The best way to get the Contact URI when dealing with Exports through the Bulk Activities collection is to do a query on the Contacts collection with the few email addresses you want to delete.  The responding XML will contain the URI for that contact which you can then send a delete back on to move them to Do Not Mail.

Dave Berard
Senior Product Manager, Constant Contact
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