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Contacts empty in ContactGroups (Xero-node)

Started by Craig Smith -   in Wrapper libraries

Hi,
I am trying to retrieve the contacts within a contact group.
To do so I have the following code:

This code is provided by the developer community - Xero does not warrant it in any way



When i run this i receive multiple lines which states:
"Number of contacts 0"

It returns the correct number of contactgroups but each contact within a contact group is an empty array.

How do I retrieve the contact within a contact group???

Thanks.
Hi Craig,

If you make a request to the Contact Groups endpoint without specifying a contact group ID you will only get a list of all contact groups, with no actual contact data.
You need to make a request for each group to get the actual contacts back.

You can see the results from the two different types of calls here: https://developer.xero.com/documentation/api/contactgroups

and you can test it out with the previewer here:

https://app.xero.com/Preview/contactgroups
 

Steven Brown (Xero Staff)