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  • Field ID: a numeric identifier
  • Field name: choose a name that easily defines which kind of data the field contains
  • Default value*: is used when a message is sent, if the field is inserted into the message as a dynamic field. If the field is empty for one or more recipients, the default value is used when the message is sent out to those recipients.
  • Dynamic field (Y/N): if set to Yes, the field will be available in the list of fields that can be inserted into a message using the corresponding feature in the message editor when adding or editing a message
  • Required field (Y/N): if set to Yes, the field will be considered a required field on subscription forms that use the default form field validation code that is included in MailUp.

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Note
titleAdditional notes on the Default Value

* The Default value: 

  • is not used during the creation of a recipient (regardless of how it is created): that field will not be populated with the default value when the recipient is created
  • is not used in forms that contain that field (example: a registration form): same as above.
  • is only used when the field is inserted into a message as a dynamic field. When the field is empty for a recipient, the default value is inserted into the message (for more information see: using dynamic fields)


The action menu on the right side allows you to:

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Recipient fields are used in a variety of scenarios.

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