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SmartTarget is an SDL Tridion Module integrating SDL Tridion Content Manager with SDL Fredhopper, an e-commerce recommendations engine

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How to delete content from SmartTarget without unpublishing components in Tridion

We have the following situation: a large amount of components are published to a broker database and are also deployed to a SmartTarget server. As this content is no longer relevant to be in ...
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Are SmartTarget, Audience Manager, Profiling and Personalization are same?

Are SmartTarget, Audience Manager and Profiling and personalization the same? We are using Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1. We have Profiling and personalization implemented using Target Groups, Cookies and ...
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SmartTarget Error: The setting 'Default Universe' is required and must be defined in the configuration file

When loading my SmartTarget powered SDL Tridion website I receive the following error: The setting 'Default Universe' is required and must be defined in the configuration file. I have checked that ...
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What's the preferred way to change the sort order of content items in a promotion?

In SmartTarget 2014 SP1, content items in a promotion (in case it returns more than one) are sorted by FredHopper by 'Natural Order'. Sometimes I would like to change this sort order, for example to ...
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How can I get regions to work for XPM?

I am attempting to implement regions on my page templates for XPM and running into some problems. I have read Alvin's page on XPM regions (insert vs create), Bart's "Having Fun with XPM" (oh the ...
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Aspx page rendering SmartTarget <tcdl> tags

In my ASP.NET website I'm finding that my [tcdl] tags related to SmartTarget content are not being converted, but are being served 'as is' in the page HTML. I've tried the following: 1) I've gone ...
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Implementing SmartTarget in DD4T

Implementing SmartTarget on a development VM, and I've discovered that there's a surprising lack of information about how to use SmartTarget inside of DD4T. I understand that the Razor engine is ...
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SmartTarget Installation - Cannot run kettle job

I'm having trouble deploying content via Tridion to SmartTarget. I can see that my deployer is dropping xml files into the incoming folder: [instanceName]/data/fas-xml-incremental But i'm seeing ...
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SmartTarget 2014: Publish succeeds, but nothing in Fredhopper

G'day, folks. First attempt at installing SmartTarget (ST 2014 on Tridion 2013 SP1 to be exact), and I've reached something of a brick wall. Setup: I've got three servers: Server A is hosting the CM, ...
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SmartTarget promotions not considered part of region in STRI scenario

I am working on a SmartTarget module for the SDL Tridion Reference Implementation (although I guess this issue would also be applicable for DD4T). After retrieving the promotions from SmartTarget, it ...
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What are the options for integrating SmartTarget if using MVC or DD4T?

If I am using DD4T or MVC framework, what are the options integrating smarttarget? Obviously we won't to be able to use the TBBs.
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How to back up SmartTarget Promotions?

In order to implement appropriate disaster-recovery measures, I am interested in knowing where SmartTarget promotions are stored, and how a back up of this can be implemented. (This might be a bit off-...
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Geolocation options for content delivery

I'm gathering options for geolocation "personalization" for the following setup: SDL Tridion 2013 SmartTarget Ambient Data Framework The use case would be showing physical locations near a website ...
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Is it possible to copy Promotions from one environment to other environment?

I am responsible to create and manage the smart target promotion in our project. We have 7 environments and more than 35 smart target promotions. DEV > ST > SIT > MVP > E2E > PT > ...
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Larger Components are not publishing to SmartTarget/Fredhopper

When I publish a component that has "Add to Smart Target TBB" tridion reports its a success, but I noticed in the Fredhopper side the content is not indexed. However when I remove text from the ...
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Smart Target Icon doesn't appear in XPM

I have a problem i one of my environments. When I am logged in XPM, I can't see the target icon neither targeted regions in my properties page. But ST works because i can see the promotion selected. ...
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Configuration of fredhopper

I am configuring Fredhopper (fredhopper-7.5-revision-15) as per the instruction mentioned on SDL live content manual for SmartTarget 2014. After executing on the command when I am browsing http://...
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Is it possible to replicate data between Fredhopper indexing servers?

While setting up quite an elaborate Fredhopper infrastructure, after reading the documentation and this question, I come to the conclusion that it's not really possible to have more than one indexing ...
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Smart Target 2014 installation issue

I am installing smart target 2014. As per SDL live content, during installation of Smart Target on content delivery it is required to copy smarttarget_conf.xml from Tridion config folder, to the ...
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Should I see my SmartTarget promotions in Fredhopper?

I created some promotions in SDL SmartTarget 2014, now I do not see them in the Fredhopper GUI, is that right?
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SmartTarget content being deployed using .Net server tag: <smarttarget:ComponentPresentation … />

I've just installed the content deployer portion of the SmartTarget 2013 installation and found that my content is being deployed with the incorrect .net user control tag: <smarttarget:...
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Using a custom claim as trigger

I have developed a custom trigger in SDL Smart Target 2014 and I am able to print the claim values in my application using AmbientDataContext. I want to pass the value of claim as a trigger to the ...
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In which JAR is the com.tridion.smarttarget.ambientdata.session.SessionProcessor located?

My webapp complains about not being able to find: com.tridion.smarttarget.ambientdata.session.SessionProcessor. Where is this located? I cannot find any com.tridion.smarttarget.ambientdata. I looked ...
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Implement P&P Feature with SmartTarget

If I remember correctly, Profiling&Personalization (P&P) gives editors the ability to mark a visitor's interest in "things" based on what Component Presentations were seen. After a threshold, ...
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Code examples for SmartTarget in JSP?

The docs contain a detailed TCDL reference for SmartTarget tags, however I am not rendering my pages at publish time, and want to use the JSP tag libs directly in my page view code. Does anyone have ...
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Could not initialize class com.tridion.web.Admin

i am getting below error when browsing the page i have published the page with .aspx extension . i am actually creating static page using smart target 2014 and tridion 2013 SP1.cd_wai_conf.xml is ...
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Targeting Dashboard relation with Fredhopper Business Manager

We can create Promotions & Experiments in Targeting Dashboard. I am not able to understand what is the purpose of Fredhopper Business Manager here and how is it related to Targeting Dashboard. Do ...
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Is de-duplication not implemented with SmartTarget QueryBuilder API?

If you use the Query tag from the SmartTarget taglib then duplicate results across promotions are removed, (if the AllowDuplicates config in smarttarget_conf.xml is set to false). Using the ...
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How do I to run SmartTarget on a Java web application?

I have my front end as a Java application, how will ADF talk to Tridion and run the Fredhopper queries to render content based on rules configured in Fredhopper? Do I need to write a code at JSP page ...
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Is the Multiselect SmartTarget Trigger an “OR?”

I have a sanity check for SmartTarget (ST) trigger types. For this example (sc_ua_browser) , if the ST user chooses multiple browsers, I believe the trigger is met and a matching promotion is ...
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How to create Custom Trigger in SmartTarget 2014 SP1

For a Business Requirement we need to create some custom triggers for SmartTarget 2014 SP1. For Example Product Type: Multiple values Product Category: Multiple Values Product Attributes: Multiple ...
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SDL Tridion and SDL SmartTarget DTAP recommendations

I'm looking for some advice on SDL SmartTarget DTAP recommendations. The concept of DTAP with SDL Tridion is relatively straightforward as per: When reviewing the SDL SmartTarget documentation it ...
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Best way to synchronize SmartTarget promotions across scaled Index Servers

We have a scaled-out Content Deployer architecture: A single publication target with 2 destinations corresponding to deployers in separate data centres (each publishing to separate broker databases). ...
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Selecting random components in a SmartTarget (XO) promotion. Is it possible?

I created a folder in the CMS: MyFolder that contains (Promo 1 | Promo 2 | Promo 3 | Promo 4 | Promo n) I then created a Promotion in SmartTarget that is set to select content (the what) from ...
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Is SmartTarget 2011 SP3 compatible with Tridion 2013 SP1?

I want to know if SmartTarget 2011 SP3 is compatible with Tridion 2013 SP1? Does any one know when the latest version of SmartTarget release?
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How to reload SmartTarget business manager/Fredhopper trigger configuration?

After adding triggers in the SmartTarget Business Manager/Fredhopper trigger configuration I know I should reload the trigger configuration. We can do that by restarting the query server or loading ...
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What is the relationship between SmartTarget and Fredhopper?

What is the relationship between SmartTarget and Fredhopper? As per user manual guide, for installing SmartTarget 2011 we require to install Fredhopper Access Server. If we are installing ...
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How to get CT Title and custom metadata in DD4T for a DCP?

In my initial DD4T + SmartTarget 2014 integration solution (http://www.tridiondeveloper.com/dd4t-and-sdl-smarttarget-2014-integration) I was trying to achieve something similar to the ...
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Fredhopper rejecting items after schema field type change

Recently one schema field was changed from type Text to Number. After the change, components based on that schema were not being added to FH any more. The xmlloader.log shows the following: WARN [...
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Fredhopper Live attribute values alias

I want to enable templateid as live attribute in fh. What i want to achieve is this: When user tries to create filter by using templateid when creating new SmartTarget rule, he needs to know id of ...
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Fredhopper Query Issue: The fredhopper query thread had an exception during execution

We are using .Net DD4T solution with SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 and Smart Target 2014, Every thing else like Promotions, ADF etc seems OK but query is not returning any result. Please do suggest what could ...
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Will Archive Manager capture Smart Target promotions?

Does anyone know if Archive Manager will archive every variation of a page region that is populated by SmartTarget? My feeling is that it will archive the components that are published but won't ...
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Smart target API not returning promotions

I am trying to get all the promotions created for a page. I am using the below code: QueryBuilder querybuilder = new QueryBuilder("catalog01", "en-US", puburi, regions); querybuilder.addCriteria(new ...
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How to implement Randomness/Weighting in SmartTarget promotions?

Suppose I have a SmartTarget promotion which selects max 3 pieces of content based on a particular keyword (which is linked to more than 3 content items). Is it possible to randomize the results so ...
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Fredhopper is not indexing sucessfully published DCPs

Fredhopper is not indexing my successfully published DCPs. In the publishing queue the DCP shows status "Success", and the deployer does not mention any errors. In the Fredhopper XML loader log in ......
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Directly selecting an item for promotion using SmartTarget

I'm following the SmartTarget documentation here (login needed) as I would like to select a published component as the content for a given promotion. It's a little confusing: The interface shows to ...
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Can I change RenderedItem Metadata in a custom Renderer?

I want to alter the metadata that is added when publishing items to SmartTarget and as such was looking into adding my own, custom Renderer to the rendering pipeline after the SmartTarget renderer (...
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Smart Target using DD4T.NET

I am creating DD4T.net page using Smart Target as per details mentioned in Help Link there is one method in view is called @Html.RenderSmartTargetRegion("HomepagePromotions") which is not available ...
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Tridion CME can not load GetListSmartTargetInstances on https

When browsing to the Targeting tab in SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 with SDL SmartTarget 2014 SP1 I get the following error, it only appears on HTTPS, the HTTP connection works fine. What could cause this ...
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SmartTarget 2014: Publish successful, but no data in Fredhopper

I'm back with more SmartTarget 2014 installation woes, and it seems that I'm 95% of the way home, but this isn't a game of horseshoes as we all know. :) Lay of the Land Server A hosts the CM Server ...