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Create Contact with ActiveCampaign API

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Create a workflow to Create Contact with the ActiveCampaign API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Contact action
    1. Connect your ActiveCampaign account
    2. Configure Contact's email
    3. Optional- Configure Contact's first name
    4. Optional- Configure Contact's last name
    5. Optional- Configure Contact's phone
    6. Optional- Select one or more Contact's field values
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Create Contact on ActiveCampaign
Description:Create a new contact. See the docs [here](https://developers.activecampaign.com/reference#create-a-contact-new).


import activecampaign from "../../activecampaign.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "activecampaign-create-contact",
  name: "Create Contact",
  description: "Create a new contact. See the docs [here](https://developers.activecampaign.com/reference#create-a-contact-new).",
  type: "action",
  version: "0.0.2",
  props: {
    email: {
      propDefinition: [
    firstName: {
      propDefinition: [
    lastName: {
      propDefinition: [
    phone: {
      propDefinition: [
    fieldValues: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    let fieldValues;

    if (Array.isArray(this.fieldValues)) {
      fieldValues =
          label: value,
          value: field,
        }) => ({

    const response =
      await this.activecampaign.createContact({
        data: {
          contact: {
            email: this.email,
            firstName: this.firstName,
            lastName: this.lastName,
            phone: this.phone,

    if (!response.contact) {
      throw new Error(JSON.stringify(response));

    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created contact "${response.contact.email}"`);

    return response;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
ActiveCampaignactivecampaignappThis component uses the ActiveCampaign app.
Contact's emailemailstring

Email address of the new contact. Example: test@example.com

Contact's first namefirstNamestring

First name of the new contact. Example: John

Contact's last namelastNamestring

Last name of the new contact. Example: Doe

Contact's phonephonestring

Phone number of the contact.

Contact's field valuesfieldValuesstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.


ActiveCampaign uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your ActiveCampaign account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to ActiveCampaign APIs in both code and no-code steps.

You can find your Base URL and API Key in your Developer Settings in your account. See the ActiveCampaign API docs for more info.

About ActiveCampaign

Email marketing, marketing automation, and CRM tools