Custom Schema

Create Custom Fields

Custom Fields allow storing custom metadata on any Zaius Object. Custom fields can store a variety of data:

Type

Notes

Text

Any printable UTF-8 character, including space. Text is limited to 1024 characters.

Number

A number represented in standard decimal format (Example: 0, 3.14159, -2.3, -0.112)

Date & Time

Must be formatted as ISO 8601 format or UNIX epoch (seconds since January 1, 1970). Examples: 1435708800, 2015-07-01T00:00:00-00:00, 2015-07-01T12:30:00-07:00Note: If time and timezone are not provided the time is assumed be 12am UTC.

True / False

Must be one of 0, 1, true or false

Create Custom Field in UI

  1. Go to Account Settings -> Objects & Fields and select Create New Field.

  2. Select the object that should own the field (e.g. Events or Customers).

  3. Select the field name and field display name.

    1. Field Name: The name used for API / SDK / CSV uploads and within Liquid templates.

    2. Field Display Name: The user-friendly name used in reporting, segmentation and campaigns.

Create Custom Field via API

Create Custom Objects and / or Identifiers

Custom Objects & Identifiers are only available for creation by app developers and Zaius Customer Success / Support. To learn more, contact your CSM or our support team.