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Update a contact

The Populo API also allows you to programmatically update the contact. There are two ways that a contact can be updated, the first is simply to set the properties on the object as follows:

Set properties against the object

As a minimum this method expects the contact and a confidence level and will update the contact accordingly.

Add custom data - single item

To capture custom data you would add on the data you want to capture, as follows:

Add custom data - multiple items

You can add as many items as you want within a single capture:

Add a context to custom data capture

In addition you can describe the context in which you captured the data if required in the following manner:

The first property on the capture context is the type of capture, the second is a descriptive name, which is helpful when searching the data.