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Signals

This section covers how to configure, manage, and use signals to classify visitors.

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For background information about what signals are and examples of how they are used, see the classification capabilities section.

Add signal

  1. In Uniform, open your project.

  2. Navigate to Personalization > Signals.

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  3. Click the red (+) button.

  4. Enter the following values:

    FieldDescription
    NameName that describes the signal.
    Public IDValue that uniquely identifies the signal.
    Signal scoreThe Uniform tracker increases the signal score by this value when the signal is triggered.
    Max scoreThe Uniform tracker will not increase the signal score above this value, even if the signal is triggered.
    Duration
    • Current session: Score is reset when a new session begins.
    • Permanent: Score persists across sessions.
    • Transient: Score is reset before scores are updated.
  5. In the section SIGNAL CRITERIA BUILDER, select a criteria.

    About this step

    For more information about the available criteria, see the criteria types under capabilities.

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  6. Configure the signal criteria.

    About this step

    For details about the configuration options for each signal, see the criteria types reference.

  7. You can add additional criteria to your signal if required.

  8. Click Save and close.

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Delete signal

  1. In Uniform, open your project.

  2. Navigate to Personalization > Signals.

  3. Find the row that represents the signal you want to delete.

  4. Click the red trash can icon.

    About this step

    If the deleted signal was used to personalize any composition, when you open the composition you will see an "invalid" message. When you select the component with the personalization you will see
    an error message about "criteria dimension does not exist".

    You must either select another dimension or delete the personalization criteria before you are able to save any changes to the composition.

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