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This method is used to add a new contact list to an account.


  • name - string - list name



XML Request Example

<?xml version='1.0'?>







		<name>New List</name>



XML Response Example

<?xml version='1.0'?>




	<time>2009-12-11 01:47:57 GMT</time>

	<timestamp>1260496077 GMT</timestamp>


		<name>New List</name>





PHP Example

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// change api key and secret to your own

$myAPIKey = "API_KEY";

$myAPISecret = "API_SECRET";

// include base class


// create new client object

$transmitsmsAPI = new transmitsmsAPI($myAPIKey, $myAPISecret);

// set parameters

$name = 'My New List';

// execute request

$methodResponse = $transmitsmsAPI->addContactList($name);

// parse response into xml object

$xml = @simplexml_load_string($methodResponse);

// an error has occurred (usually this is because the list name already exists)

if (property_exists($xml, 'response') && preg_match('/^Error/', $xml->response)) {

	echo "List was not added: " . (string) $xml->response;


else {

	echo "List has been added";	



GET Example

Using a URL based request system you can request this method by using the below URL - be sure to url encode all your variables!