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Targeting Cheatsheet

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Creating your own custom targeting attributes can help you target specific segments of your site visitors. While you can create a wide variety of attributes, this document features a list of common attributes and shows how to create and use them.

The video below shows how to create a custom targeting attribute and use that attribute for targeting in a content entry.

Creating and using custom targeting attributes

Step 1: Creating the custom attribute

  1. In Account Settings, click on the pencil next to Custom Targeting Attributes.
  2. Click the + New Target Attribute button.
  3. Name your attribute and choose a Type.
  4. Click the Save button.

Step 2: Using the new attribute in the content entry

  1. Open a content entry.
  2. Click the targeting icon at the top of the UI.
  3. Select your custom targeting attribute under Where and select the value.

Examples of custom targeting attributes

When you create custom targeting attributes, you can specify the attribute you need as well as specify the type. The following table lists some examples.

Example AttributeSetup and Use

isLoggedIn

In Account Settings, create isLoggedIn with a type of Boolean:

In the content entry's Targeting dialogue, choose Is logged in and set the toggle on for true or off for false:

In your code, use:

isNewVisitor

In Account Settings, create isNewVisitor with a type of Boolean:

In the content entry's Targeting dialogue, choose Is new visitor and set the toggle on for true or off for false:

In your code, use:

audience

In Account Settings, create audience with a type of String, toggle on the enum switch, and add Enum Values:

In the content entry's Targeting dialogue, choose Audience and select the value(s):

In your code, use:

locale

In Account Settings, create locale with a type of String, toggle on the enum switch, and add Enum Values:

In the content entry's Targeting dialogue, choose Locale and select the value(s):

In your code, use:

The above table features examples to show the potential of creating your own custom targeting attributes. You can create many types of attributes for targeting the right users for your content.

Next Steps

For more information on targeting and custom attributes, see the following documentation:


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