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Hiya Mail API
Check Contact on List

This example will check to see if a particular Contact is located on a particular Contact List.
  • xmlrequest (Required)
    • username - The user name used to login to the Hiya Mail. (Required)
    • usertoken - The unique token assigned to the user account used above. (Required)
    • requesttype - The name of the API file in question. (Required)
    • requestmethod - The name of the function being called. (Required)
    • details (Required)
      • Email - The email address of the Contact you are searching for (Required)
      • List - The ID of the Contact List you are wanting to search (Required)

Successful Response
Upon submission of a valid 'is contact on list' request the XML API will return true if it locates the contact and will return nothing if not.

The format is as follows:
  • response
    • status - The value of the status field will be "SUCCESS" for a successful response.
    • data - Will return '1' if contact is located.

Unsuccessful Response
Upon submission of an erroneous response due to a missing field, or an invalid value, the Is Contact on List will fail. A status message will be returned via XML as to why.

The format is as follows:
  • response
    • status - The value of the status field will be "ERROR".
    • errormessage - A textual message explaining why the request failed.

Sample Request (XML)
The following code sample performs a check on a contact list to see if a particular contact is listed on it.
 
admin 
78701d1ba2588ea1991f44299b814129658c6947 
subscribers 
IsSubscriberOnList 
email@hiyamail.com 1

Sample Request (PHP)
The following sample code is written in PHP and makes use of PHP's CURL functionality to insert the above XML into the application.
<?php 

$xml = 'subscribers 
IsSubscriberOnList 
email@hiyamail.com 1
'; $ch= curl_init('http://www.hiyamail.com/API/xml.php'); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $xml); $result = @curl_exec($ch); if($result === false) { echo"Error performing request"; } else { $xml_doc= simplexml_load_string($result); echo'status is ', $xml_doc->status, '
'; if($xml_doc->status =='SUCCESS') { print_r($result); } else { echo'Error is ', $xml_doc->errormessage, '
'; } } ?>

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