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Hiya Mail API
Get Lists

This example will retrieve a list of all the Contact Lists that are located in Hiya Mail and return formatted XML with the data found. Notice that the details tag in the example is still included even though there are no details needed.
  • 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)

Successful Response
Upon submission of a valid 'get lists' request the XML API will return any data found on the Hiya Mail Contact Lists will be returned in formatted XML.

The format is as follows:
  • response
    • status - The value of the status field will be "SUCCESS" for a successful response.
    • data
    • item
      • listid - The id of the list.
      • name - The name of the list.
      • subscribecount - A count of how many subscribed contacts.
      • unsubscribecount - A count of how many unsubscribed contacts.
      • autorespondercount - A count of how many autoresponders are linked to the Contact List.

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

'Invalid details'

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 request to return all the Contact Lists located within Hiya Mail.
 
admin 
78701d1ba2588ea1991f44299b814129658c6947 
user 
GetLists 

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 = ' 
admin 
78701d1ba2588ea1991f44299b814129658c6947 
user 
GetLists 
'; $ch= curl_init('http://www.hiyamail.com/API/xml.php'); curl_setopt($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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