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Sitecore IP Geo location Service-Personalization with Geo-based conditions does not work

Sitecore Personalization using GEO IP is not executed . I have activated "Sitecore IP Geo location Service" and followed all steps needed to activate the service for Sitecore instance (8.1 update 1) ...
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Behavioral personalization?

We currently have a site that uses some simple personalization based on some "if/then" conditions. For instance, we have one component that is personalized based on date. Another is based on whether ...
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Can I change the order of components in placeholder based on personalization?

I've seen a few examples on how you can use personalization in Sitecore to personalize the way a component (rendering / sub-layout) is displayed on your webpage. However, most of these guides explain ...
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How does Sitecore “match” a pattern card for personalization?

I understand the basic concepts of pattern cards and profile keys. But how does Sitecore determine that a user matches a particular pattern card? How many pages tagged with that card does a user need ...
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How to invoke other actions in Conditional Renderings?

Another question here (Can I change the order of components in placeholder based on personalization?) got me thinking - maybe there was a way to actually dynamically assign a placeholder to a ...
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Reusing a set of personalization rules?

I am a marketer responsible for setting up a new campaign on our Sitecore website. We have content which we want to target at a very specific customer segment -- customers from a specific Geo on ...
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Minimizing and Maximizing Profile Key Values Programmatically

Background: One of our clients has contracted us to create a "siloing" feature on their site, using personalization. Basically, a visitor would come to the site and optionally self-identify as a ...
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What is difference between Sitecore Profile Card and Pattern Card

What is the main difference between Profile Card and Pattern Card. They both look similar. I would like to know what are the use cases where I can use profile card and use cases for Pattern Cards. I ...
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Excluding IPs from analytics, but keeping personalization.

I want to exclude some groups of internal users from analytics, but keep the website personalized for them (and gather data for future personalization). I tried 2 approaches and none of them worked: ...
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Personalizing components with Analytics disabled in Sitecore 7.2

I've just come across an issue with missing personalization options on a Sitecore 7.2 website. Analytics was recently disabled. I found an article explaining that disabling Analytics hides all ...
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Tracking for profile not working after upgrade

After migrating from Sitecore 8.0 update 3 to Sitecore 9 update 1 using Sitecore Express Migration Tool 3.1, I have completed: Rebuild search index Rebuild link databases Deploy marketing definitions ...
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Sitecore Personalisation - Profiles and Pattern Cards

I'm trying to come up with a good answer to a question I get asked a lot. Why does Sitecore have both pattern and profile cards? Outside the standard answer: profile cards are for tagging content ...
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How can I personalize based on geolocation for first page load?

Typically, during the start of a new session, Sitecore uses an agent to asynchronously lookup the geo data of the visitor - but this means that geo-based personalization isn't available on the first ...
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Personalization conditions switching doesn`t work in Experience Editor (9.1.0, Initial Release)

We personalize one particular rendering on page item. There are some different conditions that have different datasource item for this rendering. Personalization works good on website - datasource is ...
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Contact custom facet personalization using xConnect

I'm trying to implement personalization with the contact custom facet in xDB pulled using xConnect. Here I'm using ICondition as mentioned in the Sitecore doc link. After implementing everything, It's ...
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Personalization using a Campaign not working

I have created a Test Campaign. I am now trying to Personalize a home page component using the Campaign trigger. However the Personalization rule is not firing. I can see the campaign has been ...
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Implement personalization on component level

I have a personalization scenario in which we want to change a component (button label) based on a triggered goal. Not very difficult you would think, but the component exists on all pages. It's ...
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How many personalization rules are too many? At what point does page/site performance start to take a hit?

A client wants to do basic personalization with a rule that changes a header image based on geolocation/zip code. They would like to try and cover as many individual zip codes as possible in a region. ...
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How to group multiple rules to one rule condition?

We are looking on how to consolidate a list of rules under a category or group condition. So, instead of content editor selecting multiple rules on a component, he/she selects something like "where ...
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How do I access a custom Interaction facet using Tracker.Current.Session?

I have a custom xDB/xConnect Interaction Facet that I have created using Sitecore's documentation found here: https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/xp/xconnect/xconnect-model/facets/creating-facets/...
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What does the number of interactions mean in the personalization visitor rules

When adding personalization rules to a component I get this option: "where the specific campaign was triggered during a past or current interaction and when the number of elapsed days compares to ...
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How to visualize the results from A/B testing as soon as possible in the reporting?

I'm setting up some local development tests to properly validate the functionality of AB Page- and Component tests. I'm using the /admin/kill.aspx page to succesfully kill a session. I can see data ...
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Personalize a component using outcomes

I would like to personalize a component depending on whether a certain outcome has been triggered in the last 30 days. In my opinion the condition below should be able to get the job done: where ...
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Personalization Conditions not Executing - Intermittently working

I have some personalization conditions. None of these seem to execute. When debugging, none of the rules stop with break points. I have tried using the most simple built in rules such as when [date] ...
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How can I programmatically list all personalization in my page?

I am trying to get all personalization set in a given page from a RenderingController context. Any idea? public ActionResult GetPersonalizationRule() { var contextItem = Sitecore.Context.Item; ...
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Personalization rule by GeoIP -> Business name

Does anyone know how the following rule works: where the business name compares to specific value What is it the Business name and how it populates?
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Are Pattern Cards on user/visitor session based?

When a visitor/user gets assigned a pattern card, does it stay with that visitor across multiple sessions? ex: If a carded visitor leaves and returns days later, are they still assigned that card, ...
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Is it possible to have several campaign personalisation for the same component?

I need to develop a specific feature that allows me to personalize a component "banner" of a page based on campaigns.(so basically this is based on querystrings in url) Here is my configuration: For ...
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Sitecore AB Testing with different components

I know I am touching a bit of Personalization here. But I am trying to understand something pretty basic. I want to do A/B testing but not with a different set of content (data source) but two ...
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Custom Sitecore rule, define query for parameter item

I am creating a custom Sitecore Rule, in the rule text I need to define a parameter that allows the user to pick an Item using the Tree interface. However the tricky part is that the root needs to be ...
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How can I personalize content within a JSON endpoint served by Sitecore?

I have different sets of content that would be relevant to different users. Is it possible to serve this variety of content via an endpoint that exposes JSON? If so, what would need setting up in ...
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Component not updating according to pattern card

This is my first time I am using the personalization using persona. My problem is that in the experience analytics I can see that my page visits resembles the "Batman Pattern Card" as shown in ...
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How to apply personalization rule programmatically?

We would like to apply personalization rule on Sitecore rendering. This rule needs to be applied on a rendering on multiple pages. Author want us to do it programmatically instead of manually applying ...
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Testing Personalization rules with Explore Mode presets

I am very new to Sitecore (8.2) and was given an assignment to have a possibility to view pages with different users (member, registered, etc) in the Explore Mode. The goal is when I select a ...
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Dynamic content in body copy based on url parameter

A newbie question please: I have a URL: www.example.com/?location=London I want to change a part of the title, headline and body text from the default value (UK) to the supplied value (say London). ...
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Sitecore Personalization on EXM is not working

We use Sitecore 9 update 1 and we utilize the out of the box Email Experience Manager (EXM) of it. But we encountered an issue with regards to personalization of an email campaign. It seems the ...
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Measure engagement on a per product basis

I'm trying to measure engagement per product and I'm spinning my wheels a bit. Goals seems to be close to what I'm going for but "engagement value" is a one-dimensional metric when what I really need ...
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Experience Editor's unexpected behavior

I have the below situation. I have a .NET Core application that sends a Contact with Facet data to xConnect to show interest in a category (using profile keys). A Sitecore website, on which I ...
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Does personalization require a specific license?

I'm looking at the list of licenses and wondering if there is one specific license that enables personalization. If so, which license should I be looking for? Using Sitecore.NET 8.0 (rev. 151127)
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Sitecore personalization rule “goal was triggered during a past or current interaction” not being triggered

Here is what I did: I set Component A to show after Goal A was triggered during a past or current interaction'. Then I triggered Goal A and I was successfully identified as a contact by adding an ...
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Is it possible to fetch datasource and personalized content of context item?

Context Item- mypage -- Presentation ----Controller Rendering -R1 with datasource value -D1 -----R1- Personalize Content.D2 How do I refer both these data content and get it rendered in given page ...
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Personalization Rules Being Ignored In Experience Editor

I am setting up personalization on my site (Sitecore 8.2 Update 2). I have set up rules, pattern cards, etc. but apparently have something wrong. In Sitecore Experience Editor, I see: Yeah, you ...
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Customizing the Personalization Rules

How can I change the "where the site name compares to value" personalization rule so that "value" is a list of Sites driven by my configuration? I have a website in multiple languages with multiple ...
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Sitecore custom personalization rule not appearing in Custom Rule Editor in Sitecore 9 update 2

I am facing a weird issue. Our custom personalization rules are not appearing in the Rule Set Editor window. These are not new rules and they used to appear all the time. All the already applied rules ...
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JSS Layout Service and Personalization

When using the JSS Layout Service with my Angular application, I notice that if I add personalized content to my component, the response (and display) I get back from the Layout service depends on a ...
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Rule condition with multiselect?

I'm trying to find a way to allow a user to pick from a multi-select list as part of a rule condition, but I'm not having any luck. My exact scenario is that each user on the site needs to identify ...
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Personalisation of videos

Using OOTB Sitecore functionality: I have a bucket of video items, when a visitor views a video we have a control for them to say whether they like or dislike the video. What would be the best way to ...
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Personalisation based on current or previous visited pages

I am looking to implement some basic personalisation on our site. Our business services multiple sectors. The page hierarchy looks a little like this: Home Aerospace Aero Wings Aero Cockpits Cars ...
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How to reset personalization for a component after certain number of session or visits?

I have a component on my page which is personalized to show User registration link when user hits a specific goal. But Since I do not want to force this on end users so I need end users to see that ...
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Conditional Rendering Rule Order

Does anyone know how to change the order of the conditional rendering rules when you try to personalize a component? I've added a custom rule that I'd like to show up at the top of the list, but it's ...