Perform an Import without an Existing Import Definition

This page contains information about performing an import using the SOAP API without first creating an import definition.

Why Perform an Import without an Existing Import Definition

The sample code below allows you to create an import definition at the time of the import, so you don't have to rely on an existing import definition to perform the import. By specifying the information at the time of the import, you can customize your code to the needs of the import. You can only use this import method to import information to a data extension.

How to Perform an Import without an Existing Import Definition

Use the sample code below as a model for your own API call.

Sample .NET Code

Sample PHP Code

Sample SOAP Envelope