This function creates a new record in a Salesforce object. The Salesforce 18-digit object identifier is returned by the function.



Ordinal Type Required Description
1 String True API name of the Salesforce object
2 Integer True Number of fields inserted when creating the record
3 String True API field name
4 String, integer or Boolean True Value to insert
5a String False Additional API field name (see note)
5b String, integer or Boolean False Additional value to insert (see note)

NOTE: Additional API field name and value pairs can be appended as arguments. The quantity of pairs should match parameter 2.

NOTE: This function can only be used to create records in standard or custom Salesforce objects, not other objects such as big objects or external objects.


The following code is used on a landing page for a Lead Capture form. When the user completes the form, the CreateSalesforceObject function creates a new Lead record in Sales Cloud from the form field values and displays the 18-digit Salesforce identifier of the new record on the page.


if RequestParameter("submitted") == true then

  var @createLead
  set @createLead = CreateSalesforceObject(
        "Lead", 4,
        "FirstName", RequestParameter("firstname"),
        "LastName", RequestParameter("lastname"),
        "Company", RequestParameter("company"),
        "Email", RequestParameter("email")


<!DOCTYPE html>
      %%[ if not empty(@createLead) then ]%%
         <p>%%=v(@createLead)=%% record created in Lead Object</p>
      %%[ endif ]%%
      <form action="%%=RequestParameter('PAGEURL')=%%" method="post">
         <label>First name</label>
         <input type="text" name="firstname">
         <label>Last name</label>
         <input type="text" name="lastname">
         <input type="text" name="company">
         <input type="text" name="email">
         <input name="submitted" type="hidden" value="true" />
         <input type="submit" value="Submit">


The following element will be displayed on the page, before the form. 00Q6F00001APnymUAD is the Salesforce identifier of the new record.

<p>00Q6F00001APnymUAD record created in Lead Object</p>