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Trait Type Methods

Optional methods that let you to assign traits to a user-defined type or category, usually according to function or for your own internal reporting processes.
Trait type methods do not assign traits to categories used by the common taxonomy . Think of these as labels that are separate from the common taxonomy.
For visual reference, Trait Types is a dropdown control located in the UI under Traits > Create new trait > Basic Information .

Create a New Trait Type

A POST method that lets you create a new trait type.

Request

POST https://api.demdex.com/v1/customer-trait-types

Sample Request

{
"name":"Custom trait type"
}

Response

{
    "pixelType": 34,
    "pid": 1099,
    "name": "Custom type",
    "description": null,
    "crUID": 694,
    "upUID": 694,
    "createTime": 1358297352000,
    "updateTime": 1358297352000
}

Return Properties for a Trait Type

A GET method that returns details about the specified trait type.

Request

GET https://api.demdex.com/v1/customer-trait-types/ <customerTraitTypeId>

Response

{
    "pixelType": 4,
    "pid": 0,
    "name": "Delivery Event",
    "description": "Delivery Event",
    "crUID": 158,
    "upUID": 158,
    "createTime": 1299115496000,
    "updateTime": 1299115496000
}

Return Properties for all Trait Types

A GET method that returns details about all your trait types in an array.

Request

GET https://api.demdex.com/v1/customer-trait-types/

Response

[
    {
        "pixelType": 200,
        "pid": 1099,
        "name": "Customer Specific Trait Type",
        "description": "Test",
        "crUID": 158,
        "upUID": 158,
        "createTime": 1349990458000,
        "updateTime": 1349990458000
    },
    {
        "pixelType": 1,
        "pid": 0,
        "name": "User Trait",
        "description": "User Trait",
        "crUID": 158,
        "upUID": 158,
        "createTime": 1299115492000,
        "updateTime": 1299115492000
    },
    {
        "pixelType": 2,
        "pid": 0,
        "name": "Site Visitor",
        "description": "Site Visitor",
        "crUID": 158,
        "upUID": 158,
        "createTime": 1299115493000,
        "updateTime": 1299115493000
    }
]