Delete Contact by ID

The Delete Contact commands allow you to permanently delete an existing Contact record and all subscriptions.  

DELETE /subscribers/[subscriberId]


Request Body Parameters

The Delete Contact by ID command requires the Contact ID defined within the URI in order to delete. No additional fields are required in the JSON. Delete cannot be undone.    

Request Body Example

Using Delete Contact, line breaks in JSON for readability:

curl --request DELETE \ 
--url '' \
--header 'authorization: Basic bXlBY2NvdW50Onh5enB3ZDEyMw==' \
--header 'accept: application/vnd.whatcounts-v1+json' \

Response Body

The response returns an HTTP status code only with no additional JSON.  Based on the example above, the response returns:

Server: serverName
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 6
Link: <>;
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:54:44 GMT

Error Response

Error Response Codes include both Client Errors (4xx) and Server Errors (5xx).  Descriptions of each can be found in Response Codes

For example, if the List does not exist, the error would appear as:

"error": "Delete Failed: Unable to find resource to delete"
"status": "Not Found"
"statusCode": 404
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