Event API Responses

Requests sent to the Event API return JSON that contains information about any campaigns that are returned. A response from the Event API has the following shape.

campaignResponses: CampaignResponse[]

An array of all campaigns returned in the event. For more information, see CampaignResponse Object.

compiledCampaignTemplates: CompiledCampaignTemplate[]

An array of all campaign templates returned in the event. For more information, see CampaignExplanations Object.

errorCode: number

The error code. Possible values are:

errorCodeDescription
0Success
1Missing Encrypted UserId Parameter
2Invalid Encrypted UserId Parameter
3Busy
4Anonymous ID Correction
5Invalid Event

resolvedUserId: string

The primaryId of the resolved User. The primaryId is only returned if the Pipeline Identity Resolution feature is enabled for the tenant. See User Identity Mapping for more information.

persistedUserId: object

An object containing the encrypted user id of the user. This object is only returned if the Pipeline Identity Resolution feature is not enabled for the tenant and a primary user id is specified in the event. See Identity for more information.

eventDetails: eventDetails

An object containing the event received by the server. This object is only returned if debug.explanations was sent with the event and the event was authenticated.

Data associated with the campaigns returned from an event.

type: string

The type of campaign returned. The value of type is "c" for server-side campaigns and "ng" for web campaigns.

campaignId: string

The id of the campaign returned.

campaignName: string

The name of the campaign returned.

campaignType: string

The type of the campaign returned. The value of campaignType is "ServerSide" for server-side campaigns and "Web" for web campaigns.

experienceId: string

The id of the experience returned.

experienceName: string

The name of the experience returned.

state: string

The state of the campaign returned. The value of state can be "Published", "Disabled", or "Testing" depending on the campaign state.

displayMode: string

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and its value is always "Personalized".

redirectUrl: null

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns.

saveParameters: boolean

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to false.

hidePageBeforeRedirect: boolean

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to false.

campaignJavascriptContent: null

Deprecated. The campaignJavascriptContent object is always set to null.

javascriptContent: null

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to null.

userGroup: string

The user group of the campaign experience returned. The userGroup can either be "Default" or "Control".

googleAnalyticsConfig: null

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to null.

messages: []

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to [].

pageChanges: []

Deprecated. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns and is always set to [].

templateNames: string[]

An array of the template names used in the experience. This object is only returned for web campaigns.

serverSideMessages: ServerSideMessage[]

An array of messages returned for a server-side campaign. This object is only returned for server-side campaigns. The event must be sent with source.channel set to "Server" in order to return serverSideMessages. For more information, see ServerSideMessage object.

payload: payload

The payload object returned by the campaign. See Server Typescript

Data associated with serverSideMessages returned in a campaignResponse

For server-side campaigns, an array of ServerSideMessage objects is returned that contains information about the data returned for the server-side campaign message. The event must be sent with source.channel set to "Server" in order to return serverSideMessages. See Server-Side Campaigns for more information on configuring server-side Campaigns.

type: string

The type of message returned. For a ServerSideMessage, the type is always "evg_md".

id: string

The id of the message returned.

data: string

Deprecated. Its value is always "{}".

targetName: string

The name of the target for the ServerSideMessage.

containsDynamicContent: boolean

True if the message contains any dynamic content. False if the message does not contain dynamic content.

promotedItemKeys: PromotedItem[] | null

If the message contains promoted items, promotedItemKeys is an array of promoted items. Otherwise its value is null. Each PromotedItem returned contains the type of the item returned and the _id of the item returned. Example:

campaignState: string

The state of the campaign returned. Depending on the state of the campaign, the value of campaignState can be "Published", "Disabled", or "Testing".

dataMap: dataMap

An object containing the key value pairs defined in the campaign. For example:

For keys with type "Promoted Content", the full value of each item is returned unless the "Item IDs only" option is enabled in the message settings. See Server-Side Campaigns for more information on configuring server-side campaigns and the returned dataMap object.

Data associated with campaignTemplates returned in an event

An event response returns an array of any compiledCampaignTemplates used in a campaignResponse. The compiledCampaignTemplates object contains information about the campaign templates.

id: string

The id of the template.

name: string | null

The name of the template.

bundle: string

The stringified client-side code used to render the template.

Data associated with campaignExplanations returned in an event.

campaignExplanations returns in an event only if debug.explanations is true in the event payload. It contains additional information about why campaigns did or did not return in the event response. It is only returned if the event request is authenticated.

class: string

Information of the type of explanation returned.

campaignId: string

The id of the campaign the explanation is for.

campaignName: string

The name of the campaign the explanation is for.

experienceId: string

The id of the experience the explanation is for.

experienceName: string

The name of the experience the explanation is for.

messageId: string

The id of the message the explanation is for.

explanationMessage: string

A message containing the reason the campaign was not returned in the response.

context: string

A string containing the campaign name, campaign id, experience name, and experience id for the message not returned in the response.