REST Collection information

Databases in Copernica can be extended with additional collections of data.

This method gives you access to the data collection associated with a given $collectionID. The result contains the collection identifier, the collection name, the database associated with the collection and an array of fields with the field name and its data type in a key-value pair.

Request url Methods Parameters$collectionid GET none

Collection field properties

Each field is returned with its respective properties as a key-value pair

  • ID: the identifier of the collection field (integer)
  • Name: the name of the collection field (string)
  • Type: the type of the field (see below)
  • Value: the default value of the field. Can be a newline separated list. (string)
  • Displayed: is the field displayed in the subprofile overview in the user interface of the marketing software (bool)
  • Ordered: is the subprofile overview in the overview ordered on this field in the user interface. (bool)
  • Length: the length of the field (integer)
  • Textlines: is the field displayed as a multiline field in the user interface. This is only applicable for text fields or big fields (int)
  • Hidden: is the field hidden in the user interface (bool)
  • Index: is there an index set on the field (bool)

Field types

The possible field types are:
integer, float, date, empty_date, datetime, empty_datetime, text, email, phone, phone_fax, phone_gsm, select, big.

GET Request

Use the GET request to retrieve information on the collection associated with collectionID. Upon a successful request you will receive a message similar to the example below.

Example output

    "ID" : "1",
    "name" : "collection_456",
    "database" : "1"
    "fields" : [
        "start" : 0,
        "limit" : 100,
        "total" : 100
        "data" : [
                "name" : "Title",
                "type" : "text"
            { ... }

Further reading