Retrieves a specific userfield category with the specified id. The result of this GET request will be a JSON-encoded representation of a userfield category object. The object definition is provided below.

JSON Object Definition

The following is a full definition of all possible properties on the JSON object representing userfield categories. For a more detailed look at this object and its properties, see the Userfield Category Object Reference.

  "id": "",
  "type": "",
  "name": "",
  "orderIndex": 0,
  "createdDate": ""


This example shows the retrieval of a public userfield category. Because it has an orderIndex value of 1, it appears as the second category in the set of public userfield categories.

GET /dc/api/v5/userfieldcategories/b322881a721f0feaedcbc12876a4510e HTTP/1.1
Host: api.digitalchalk.com
Accept: application/json

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 456 

  "id": "b322881a721f0feaedcbc12876a4510e",
  "name": "Biographical Information",
  "type": "public",
  "orderIndex": 1,
  "createdDate": "2009-07-03T23:20:17Z"