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ping – v1.1

 ping(string apikey)

"Ping" the MailChimp API - a simple method you can call that will return a constant value as long as everything is good. Note than unlike most all of our methods, we don't throw an Exception if we are having issues. You will simply receive a different string back that will explain our view on what is going on.

apikey a valid API Key for your user account. Get by calling Get by visiting your API dashboard
string returns "Everything's Chimpy!" if everything is chimpy, otherwise returns an error message

Examples (1)

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[1] xml-rpc_ping.php

  1. <?php
  2. /**
  3. This Example shows how execute a ping and check the result using XML-RPC.
  4. Note that we are using the PEAR XML-RPC client and recommend others do as well.
  5. **/
  6. require_once 'XML/RPC2/Client.php';
  7. require_once 'inc/config.inc.php';
  8. try {
  9. $client = XML_RPC2_Client::create($apiUrl);
  11. $result = $client->ping($apikey);
  12. if ($result == "Everything's Chimpy!"){
  13. echo "Success, $result\n";
  14. } else {
  15. echo "Problems are a foot: $result\n";
  16. }
  17. } catch (XML_RPC2_FaultException $e){
  18. echo "ERROR!!!!\n";
  19. echo $e->getFaultCode()." : ".$e->getFaultString()."\n";
  20. }