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Generating a GUID (unique identifier) for all contacts in HubSpot…

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Client’s Challenge

The client needs to generate a GUID for all their contacts in HubSpot.
 
Help! What’s a GUID?!
 
A GUID is a 128-bit text string which is a unique identifier. It’s generated using parameters such as timestamps, MAC addresses, etc. 🤓
 

 

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Solution

Using Javascript (Node.js), our specialist HubSpot Team created code that generated a GUID using the ‘Create Date’ contact property, which acted as a timestamp.

Then leveraging Operations Hub, the team built a workflow that calls the custom code to generate the GUID and stores it in a custom property if the contact does not already have a GUID.

 

Final solution

GUID develop with Operations Hub in a custom property

Great work, HubSpot Team!

 


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