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How to send Visitor Profile updates using the HTTP API
The HTTP API enables you to send user profile information to Adnuntius Data. This may be used, for example, to sync data from an external CRM into Adnuntius. If you are sending profile data from a user's browser, then you should use our Javascript API.
We support two different types of requests, asynchronous and synchronous. Both request methods expect data to be provided using the same request object format.

Request object

Data is sent to Adnuntius using a HTTP POST request, with a JSON payload containing the fields described below. A separate object is required for each profile to be created or updated.

Example request object

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POST https://data.adnuntius.com/visitor
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{
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"browserId": "123xyz",
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"folderId": "00000000000123ab",
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"profileValues": {
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"firstName": "Bruce",
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"educationStartYear": 2001,
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"lastTransaction": "2019-12-31T00:00:00Z"
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}
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}
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Field Descriptions

Name
Type
Description
externalSystemType
String
A unique identifier, e.g. CRM name, that corresponds to the external system providing the data
externalSystemUserId
String
The unique identifier for the user in the external system
folderId
String
The Folder ID in Adnuntius Data, for example: 00000000000123ab You can also specify the folderId as a parameter in the request URL.
profileValues
Object
An object containing the profile field names and data to update

Asynchronous Requests

Asynchronous requests are used to quickly send a lot of data to Adnuntius. There is only minimal validation performed on the request before returning a response. The requests are placed into a queue and processed asynchronously by the system. This asynchronous processing means that you can send data far more quickly, but you will not get confirmation that the data was successfully stored by the system.
Asynchronous requests are sent to Adnuntius Data using the following URL:
https://data.adnuntius.com/visitor
If the request is received correctly, an HTTP 200 status code will be returned. Remember, however, that a successful return status does not mean that the profile has been successfully stored by Adnuntius. If you would rather wait for confirmation that the record has been stored, you should instead use the synchronous API.

Example cURL request

This is a very simple example, using curl, demonstrating how a profile update is sent to Adnuntius Data.
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curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" https://data.adnuntius.com/visitor -d '{
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"browserId": "123xyz",
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"folderId": "00000000000123ab",
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"profileValues": {
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"firstName": "Bruce",
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"educationStartYear": 2001,
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"lastTransaction": "2019-12-31T00:00:00Z"
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}}'
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Synchronous Requests

Synchronous requests are used when you need to receive confirmation that an update has been correctly received and stored by Adnuntius data.
Asynchronous requests are sent to Adnuntius Data using the following URL:
https://data.adnuntius.com/synchronous/visitor
If the request is received correctly and the record successfully created or updated, an HTTP 200 status code will be returned.

Example cURL request

This is a very simple example, using curl, demonstrating how a synchronous profile update is sent to Adnuntius Data.
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curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" https://data.adnuntius.com/synchronous/visitor -d '{
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"browserId": "123xyz",
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"folderId": "00000000000123ab",
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"profileValues": {
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"firstName": "Bruce",
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"educationStartYear": 2001,
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"lastTransaction": "2019-12-31T00:00:00Z"
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}'
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Example batch request

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[
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{
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"browserId": "123xyz",
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"folderId": "00000000000aaaaa",
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"profileValues": {
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"firstName": "Bruce",
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"educationStartYear": 2001,
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"lastTransaction": "2019-12-31T00:00:00Z"
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}
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}
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{
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"browserId": "123xyz",
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"folderId": "00000000000aaaaa",
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"profileValues": {
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"firstName": "Mike",
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"educationStartYear": 2018,
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}
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}
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]
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