Your Guide For Marketing Technology and Automation

How to Add a New Field to Eloqua

Add Field to Eloqua

Often times you may have a need to add a new field to the Eloqua Contact database. Luckily this is a very easy thing to do.

First, you will need Admin rights to your instance of Eloqua to add a field or have someone with those rights add it for you.

Start by clicking on the Settings icon in Eloqua which is the Sprocket icon in the upper right of the screen. This will take you to the Settings screen. On this setting screen, click on the “Fields & Views” link as shown below.

Eloqua Create Fields

Once you click on that above link it will take you to the “Fields & Views” page where you can view the existing fields or create a new one. To create a new field click the + button on the bottom left of the page. This will pop up a small window where you choose which type of field you want to create: Contact, Account, or Campaign. For our example we will create a new Contact field so select Contact. This will take you to the page where you fill out the new field information. In our example we will create a new field called “Branch Office” so we will fill that in as the Display Name. For Data Type we will select Text and for Field type we will select Textbox. We will not fill out a Default value for this field and set the update logic to Always update. Once that is filled in you hit Save.

After you hit Save it will look like the image below. Note that the Database name was generated automatically. This database name is used in back end queries and API calls.

Eloqua field added

That is all there is to it. The new field has now been created and you can start populating it with data or syncing that field with your CRM implementation.

NEWS    ———————————
Video on How to Use Postman with Eloqua
MarTech

Video on How to Use Postman with Eloqua

Video On How To Use Postman with Eloqua We recently posted an article about how to use Postman with Eloqua

Set Up An Eloqua Sandbox For Testing
Eloqua

Set Up An Eloqua Sandbox For Testing

Set Up and Refresh an Eloqua Sandbox Using a Sandbox environment with Eloqua can be very helpful when you need

POPULAR PRODUCTS  ——————

Leave a Reply

About MarTech Hero

MarTechHero.com is your source to find out info on Marketing Technology with an emphasis on using Eloqua for your marketing automation.

Scroll to top