Create new fields in a list

It is possible to add fields to a list, in order to have more data and more detailed contacts.

Where can you add fields?

There are two options:

1 Add a new list: Kloudymail opens the section dedicated to the creation of new fields.

create new fields in a list

2 Create new fields in an existing list. In this case you must:

  • Select the menu on the left of the “add contact” button.
  • Click on “manage fields”.

create new fields in a list

How to create new fields in a list?

Now, the screen will look the same in both cases. We can proceed by adding new fields.

There are two options:

1 Add default fields. Clicking on this button you will open a pop up where you will choose which default fields you want to add to your list.

create new fields in a list

2 Add field: clicking on this button you will manually add new fields. You can choose fields’ name and type. The latter is especially useful while adding new fields: for example, if it’s a numeric field and you accidentally add letters, the system will detect an error and it will signal it.

It is important to define type because filters that you can apply while sending a campaign work according to them. If you want to learn everything about filters and how to profile campaigns, read here.

create new fields in a list

Moreover, you can decide if fields must be required and/or visible. The first one means that compiling of the fields by subscribers s mandatory; the latter is for choosing if the field can be seen or not in the subscription form (for example, it may not be required to compile the field “city” but users that want to compile it can decide do it if it is visible).

Fields in virtual lists

When you create a virtual list you must choose a filter for the whole list. Virtual lists can be set on multiple fields with different filters. If you want to know everything about virtual list, read here.

Moreover, Kloudymail will automatically create variables, to be used while creating campaigns.
You must compile fields also when you add new contacts manually. If you need further information on how to add contacts, click here.

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