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Are SmartTarget, Audience Manager, Profiling and Personalization are same?

SmartTarget and Profiling and Personalization are not the same although at a very very basic level it may appear you can force them to do the same thing. Profiling and personalization will allow you ...
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Code examples for SmartTarget in JSP?

The shortest possible SmartTarget promotions implementation with JSP tags is as follows. This indeed looks a lot like the TCDL tags. source <smarttarget:query siteEditTagName="span" publication="...
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Should I see my SmartTarget promotions in Fredhopper?

By default you will not see SmartTarget promotions in Fredhopper. Fredhopper users should not change the SmartTarget promotions in the Fredhopper GUI, so they are hidden. If you are doing some ...
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Smart Target 2014 installation issue

Usually, the installation package contains some sample configuration xml files. For smarttarget, you can find it here in your installer package : Content Delivery\configuration\samples\...
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Implementing SmartTarget in DD4T

Another way of doing this would be to write a number of mvc html helpers that would use the smarttarget query api to fetch promotions etcetera. The flow would be something like get parameters from ...
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What's the preferred way to change the sort order of content items in a promotion?

You choose the field you wish to order on, as well as ascending/descending preference, on the "Filtering and Ordering" tab of a Promotion. Note that for a field to show up there, it needs to be a ...
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Larger Components are not publishing to SmartTarget/Fredhopper

The attributes (fields) in Fredhopper have a maximum size which you probably exeeded. An attribute cannot exceed the max character length of 32K. Most likely you have hit this limit. Logs Check the ...
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SmartTarget 2014: Publish succeeds, but nothing in Fredhopper

I suspect there may be more than one issue behind the symptoms you describe. To get past your brick wall, consider the following: From your last log we see that there is a service being called (most ...
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SmartTarget Installation - Cannot run kettle job

I've resolved the issue. I had installed FAS version 7.5.1.0 (107777), I should have been using 7.5.0.16. Version 7.5.1.0 is not used for 'on-premise' installations. Thanks Peter Kjaer @ SDL for ...
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Using a custom claim as trigger

Claim to trigger mapping The first problem is in the mapping. You should map the "group" instead of the claim. So you want to map the "group" taf:claim:usertype to the prefix user. Try this mapping: ...
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How can I get regions to work for XPM?

So to me this looks like it's supposed to be a JSON object: Start Region: { title: "MainContent", allowedComponentTypes: [ { schema: "tcm:6-195-8" template: "tcm:8-288-32" } ],...
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Smart Target Icon doesn't appear in XPM

Finally I have resolved my issue, the problem was a configuration in the Publication Targets. I created 2 similar Publication Targets (Previsualization and PrevisST), both had the same ...
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What is the relationship between SmartTarget and Fredhopper?

Fredhopper: SDL Fredhopper is a Customer Experience Management tool which provides a seamless, targeted and fully personalized website experience to the end users. The SDL Fredhopper enables the ...
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How do I to run SmartTarget on a Java web application?

Your JAVA website will use the SmartTaget tag library, or if you like the SmartTarget API, to get the content for a specific SmartTarget region. SmartTarget will also take care of the SmartTarget ...
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How to back up SmartTarget Promotions?

Apart from the approach Stephan202 mentioned: If you're using the deployment agent, you can use it's "capture" functionality to capture the complete configuration, and restore that when needed.
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Invalid_grant Error while Running Experiment in Smart Target

The Service Account Email, doesn't need to be the one you use to log on google analytics pages. The Service Account Email is the one you use to generate de .p12 file. Then in Google Analytics Admin ...
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java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError after installing SmartTarget API extensions

I currently do not have access to the LiveContent documentation page, so the following information is from the top of my head: SmartTarget 2014 installations that use an on-premise installation of ...
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Stuck during installation of Fredhopper 7.5 for 2014 SmartTarget 2014 upgrade

The capture-import command (and pretty much all other commands!) should be run from the fredhopper installation directory, not from the bin directory.
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Targeted Content based on User Group

If SmartTarget is an option, then I'd definitely go for it. This is probably the easiest integration point. This is +/- what you'd have to do: Create an ADF cartridge that reads the user's group ...
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Implementing SmartTarget in DD4T

You could put the content out using REL and transform the TCDL tags yourself. when you return your content from the broker. EDIT I agree with the process Harald discusses above - I have tested and ...
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Smart Target 2014 installation issue

I think you are following the Installing SmartTarget Web service instructions from the manual. That one mentions Go to your Content Delivery %TRIDION_HOME%\config directory and copy the ...
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Smart Target 2014 installation issue

The Content Delivery installer will place a copy of the sample file into the config folder (either under your website or in the installation directory, depending on what technology you've chosen). It ...
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SmartTarget 2014: Publish succeeds, but nothing in Fredhopper

Like when digging a tunnel it might be helpful to troubleshoot this issue from two ways. Or maybe from multiple ends. From the Tridion CD side If you publish a SmartTarget enabled DCP and the ...
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Can't retrieve list of defined trigger types from FH

The NoClassDefFoundError: com/sun/jersey/core/util/FeaturesAndProperties indicates jersey-core.jar is missing. You need to copy those JARs from the SDL Tridion SP1 installation media: Tridion 2011 ...
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Can I remove this promotion "SmartTarget Meta Promotion (do not remove!)"?

As the name points, you should not remove or edit any SmartTarget Promotions within Fredhopper unless there is no other option. This is also the reason they are hidden by default. In most cases you ...
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Configuration of fredhopper

You will get the Please wait The Business Manager will be available when the indices are loaded. message as long as Fredhopper indices are not built. You could say, the problem is that the Fredhopper ...
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How to back up SmartTarget Promotions?

SmartTarget promotions are stored in Fredhopper, as "campaigns". Unless SmartTarget stores additional meta-data outside of FH (something I'm not aware of), it should be enough to simply extract the ...
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How to create Custom Trigger in SmartTarget 2014 SP1

Although not part of the official public API, I would recommend using the TriggerTypesHelper class to create/update the triggers - as well as the LocalizationHelper class if you need to use different ...
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TCDL tags are not getting converted in smartTarget tags

SmartTarget tcdl tags are transformed by the Tridion Deployer. The SmartTarget module needs to be added to the cd_deployer_conf.xml. add the following to the <Processors> element <...
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Is the Multiselect SmartTarget Trigger an "OR?"

Yes this is correct, there is an "AND" operator between triggers in a promotion, but an "OR" operator when selecting multiple values within a single trigger. For the use cases you mentioned it is ...
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