API DOCUMENTATION Last Update: Apr 2022

Manage Customer Fields - List

Show the fields used to gather customer data:


The data to be submitted to the API is composed of the following fields:


  field   Example   Note
API 1.6 Required
user_id john1970 Required
user_api_key 1959caadac9b13dcb3 Required
account_id greatwidgets Required
type manage_fields Required
action list Required
Output Format:
output JSON or XML Optional. If not provided, defaults to XML
callback someFunctionName Optional: JSONP format
condensed yes Optional (No white space)
Applies only to JSON(P) output



- Almost all users can access this call.

Example PHP Request:

If you are using PHP, the $data array would look like this:

  1. $data['user_id'] = 'john1970';
  2. $data['user_api_key'] = '1959caadac9b13dcb3';
  3. $data['account_id'] = 'greatwidgets';
  4. $data['type'] = 'manage_fields';
  5. $data['action'] = 'list';


Success XML Response:

  1. <response status="success">
  2. <account>
  3. <account_id>test2009050502</account_id>
  4. <fields>
  5. <field>
  6. <name>card_number</name>
  7. <label>Card #</label>
  8. <show>Y</show>
  9. <type>Text</type>
  10. </field>
  11. <field>
  12. <name>custom_field_2</name>
  13. <label>Marital Status</label>
  14. <show>Y</show>
  15. <type>List</type>
  16. <choices>
  17. <choice>Single</choice>
  18. <choice>Married</choice>
  19. <choice>Divorced</choice>
  20. <choice>In Civil Union</choice>
  21. <choice>Other</choice>
  22. </choices>
  23. </field>
  24. ...
  25. </fields>
  26. </account>
  27. </response>



  • The <show> response indicates whether or not this field ought to be shown or not. Usually fields with "N" will have nothing in them. However, it is allowed to add content to any defined field through the API regardless of their <show> status.
  • The <type> parameter can be: Text, Date, List (Multiple Choice), or Pick (Single Choice)


Error XML Response:

  1. <response status="error">
  2. <error>Error message</error>
  3. </response>