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When would you use a Page Event?

It's not so much of a technical difference, as you can see, with a few settings you can get the goal to act just like an event. The difference is more of a conceptual one: Goals Goals are "events" ...
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What does a profile's Decay Rate actually do?

When is the decay rate actually applied to the Contact Behaviour Profile? Daily, weekly, monthly? According to martin miles, and martin davies it is per interaction. Is that configurable somewhere? ...
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What does a profile's Decay Rate actually do?

Decay rate is applied at the beginning of an interaction, after the contact's profile has been loaded. To be specific, it occurs in the ApplyDecay processor of the intiailizeInteractionProfile ...
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Sitecore custom personalization rule not appearing in Custom Rule Editor

Personalization rules are under attached to the rule "Conditional Renderings". Here is the path to follow looking for your missing rule. Tags A tag is the glue between rules and elements. You will ...
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What does a profile's Decay Rate actually do?

The Decay rate specifies how relevant the profile will remain over time. It means that visits that was performed in the past will be less relevant than current visit. For example, if you want the ...
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What is the correct way to set a page load goal?

Rules are used for something else. You are correct to associate goal instead. Also make sure to deploy goal. 1) Associate goal with an item To associate a goal with an item, from the Sitecore ...
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What does a profile's Decay Rate actually do?

At a higher level, think of decay rate the way that it is used in machine learning. The general idea is that the more recent the information is the more reliable it is. In Sitecore, Decay Rate is ...
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When would you use a Page Event?

To put it simply, a Goal is a kind of Page Event. Page Events are more general. Just take a look at a default Sitecore install at the kinds of things that are registered as events: Download Login ...
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What is the correct way to set a page load goal?

Since you mention rules, if you do want to introduce rules so that you only trigger goal registration if other conditions are true then you can extend the processItem pipeline defined in Sitecore....
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Unable to check 'Ignore Additional Registrations' for any Outcomes

Explaining the error message The error you are getting is not related to the checkbox issue. I believe the error is caused by the fact that your Reporting database is not directly available to your ...
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Engagement Plans in Sitecore 10

Engagement plans are replaced by Marketing Automation plans from Sitecore 9. I don't think there is an upgrade path offered by Sitecore. You can refer this answer from Pete - https://sitecore....
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How to set profile values for a website visitor programmatically

You are going to want to run this code in the users session. Like a button click. private static void ProcessProfile(Sitecore.Data.Items.Item profileItem) { // update the tracker ...
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Cortex Content Tagging vs Marketing Taxonomies

If you're talking about the taxonomies in the Marketing Control Panel, then the answer is no. The Cortex Content Tagging in 9.1 lets you apply structured tags to page level content. That gets fed ...
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How to add a custom condition to appear in marketing automation "rules" panel?

I found out how to do it: if you want to add your new rule set to an existing group (like Contact, Campaign, Channel, etc.) Then just assign a group to your new rule set from here if you want your ...
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How to add a custom condition to appear in marketing automation "rules" panel?

You can create a new rule set under the item /sitecore/system/Settings/Rules/Definitions/Elements, each element having a Group field where you can set where you would like it to appear in the view ...
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Is the marketing control panel available in Sitecore 9.1 XM?

The Marketing control panel and some other parts of the puzzle have been removed from the XM version for performance reasons. I am led to believe you are able to run an XP version with xDb disabled ...
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Sitecore custom personalization rule not appearing in Custom Rule Editor

Also make sure you've not accidently disabled Xdb locally by setting <setting name="Xdb.Enabled">false</setting> like I did and forgot about it as this didn't show up my custom ...
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Can I apply a goal to a parent item and then have it apply to all of its children?

Yes. But you may not have access to it. To achieve what you ask; the goal would need to be configured on Standard Values for the page type template of "Blog Post". It is relatively simple to ...
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