Deletes a contact data field within the account

This method can be used to delete a contact data field within your account. You can't delete a reserved contact data field (FIRSTNAME, LASTNAME, ADDRESS, POSTCODE, GENDER) or any that are currently in use elsewhere in the system.

This operation will return an API dependencies object. This will specify the type of dependency and the ID of the dependency.

SOAP action:


Input and output parameters

The input and output parameters for this method are:

Input parameters

  • FieldName - required; string

Output parameters

  • DeleteDataFieldResult
    • Dependencies - array of Dependency
      • Type - string ('Campaign', 'Survey', 'MicrositePage', 'DynamicContent', 'ContactLabel', 'SurveyQuestion', 'AddressBook', 'DynamicContentRule', 'CampaignLink', 'CampaignTemplate')
      • ObjectId - integer
    • Result - boolean


using (var client = new ApiServiceClient())
    client.ClientCredentials.UserName.UserName = "username";
    client.ClientCredentials.UserName.Password = "password";

    var fieldName = "BIRTHDAY";
    var dependencyResult = client.DeleteDataField(fieldName);