mergespecs

mergespecs direct Act-On to handle specifics when merging data into an existing list. When you append or update an existing list, mergespecs is required.

It uses the parameters listed in the following table.

mergespecs parameters

Name Parameter Type Allow Multiple Required/
Optional
Data Type Description
mergeMode action N Required String one of the following modes to use in implementing merge:
- APPEND; simple append
- APPEND_NO_DUPLICATES; append while skipping duplicates
- UPSERT; update existing and insert new records
- UPDATE_ONLY; update existing records.
- REPLACE: replace the entire contents of the list with the uploaded records. Any records in the list that are not in the uploaded records are deleted.
dstListId id Required String id of the list being updated.
columnMap Required array list columnMap is not currently supported and this functionality will be added in a planned v2 revision of this endpoint. columnMap must currently be specified as "columnMap": [] and your source and destination lists must have a 1:1 column index.
createSegment Optional String if set to 1, creates a segment from records merged into the destination list.
mergeKeyHeading Required String heading name in the source data used to merge data into the destination list. If this is not specified, it uses the identified EMAIL column.

 

Example of mergespecs:

OAuth
Grant Type Password
Grant Type Code
Grant Type Refresh
Account API
Get account information
Create new account user
Delete account users
Delete account user
Get email senders
Fact API
Upload custom events
Get upload custom event status
List API
Get listing of lists
Download a list
Create a new list
Update or merge a list
Get list upload status
Delete a list
Delete records from a list
Get hard bounce list
Get spam complaint list
Get optout list
Update optout list
Get subscription opt-outs by category
mergespecs
uploadspecs
Content API
Get logo list
Get a logo
Add a logo
Update a logo
Delete a logo
Get header list
Get a header
Add a header
Update a header
Delete a header
Get footer list
Get a footer
Add a new footer
Delete a footer
Update a footer
Get image list
Get an image
Add an image
Replace an image
Delete an image
Get media list
Get media file
Add a media file
Add a media link
Update Media File
Delete a media object
Get form list
Get promotional form URLs
Get page list
Get page
Delete page
Get promotional page URLs
Get list of programs
Reporting API
Get message report
Get message report drilldown
Get message report by time period
Get media report
Get media message report
Get a media view report
Get a media timeline report
Get form report
Get page report
Get spam complaint list
Get hard bounce list
Email Campaign API
Get message list
Send a message
Resend a message
Add new template or draft message
Update template or draft message
Delete a message
Get message report
Get message report drilldown
Get message report by time period
Get message HTML contents
Contact API
Add a contact
Get contact record
Upsert a contact record by email
Update a contact by record ID
Delete a contact
Get contact record ID based on cookie value
Get contact from list based on cookie ID or e-mail
Get contact fact and score data
Get subscription categories
Opt in/Opt out subscription category by email address
Get subscription category opt-ins by email
Opt in/Opt out multiple subscription categories by email address
SEO API
Get SEO keywords
Get a new SEO report
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