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Learn about all the latest updates for Adobe Campaign Standard documentation.
This page lists all the new features and documentation updates for each release of Adobe Campaign Standard.
You can also consult the Adobe Campaign Release Notes .

Release 19.4 - October 2019

New capabilities included in the release

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) - Read more
Microsoft Dynamics 365 integration (GA) - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The list of error messages for Campaign Standard and Campaign Classic has been updated. Read more
The GDPR getting started guide has been improved and enriched. It is now a privacy management documentation including GDPR and CCPA. Read more
A new chart presenting the transactional messaging publication process has been added. Read more
The Delivery Best Practices getting started guide has been updated. Read more
A new section has been added. It provides an overview of the different methods that allow you to enrich Campaign Standard database. Read more
A new section has been added describing how to style links with the Email Designer. Read more

Documentation updates - October 2019

A new section related to Campaign Standard settings was added. Read more
A new section describing how to send an automatic custom confirmation email to profiles who subscribe to a specific service has been added. Read more
The Transactional messaging section has been modified with the latest UI updates, including editing content with the Email Designer. Read more
The landing pages chapter has been reorganized. It has also been enriched with a new section detailing the steps to set up a landing page. Read more
The Audience Manager integration page has been updated to reflect Declared ID changes. Read more

Documentation updates - September 2019

A new section was added in the Push notifications section on how to create and update profile information based on mobile application subscription data. Read more
A new example showing how to send an email containing additional data retrieved from a load file activity has been added. Read more
A new section on how to use traps has been added. Read more .
A note about the Launch_URL_Campaign option was added in the page on how to configure a mobile application using Adobe Experience Platform SDKs. Read more
The email designer guide has been reorganized. Read more

Documentation updates - August 2019

A new section with use cases on workflows focusing on queries has been added. Read more
A procedure was added in the workflow troubleshooting section on how to display SQL queries in the Log tab. Read more
A new help article has been added, with information related to subdomains and certificates management within the Control Panel. Read more
The section describing the content templates and fragments has been updated. Read more
A new section on how to save email content as a template in the Email Designer has been added. Read more

Release 19.3 - July 2019

New capabilities included in the release

External API Activity (Public Beta) - Read more
Report on workflow segment - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Campaign Standard Implementation Guide is now live. Read more
A set of new help articles have been created about Microsoft Dynamics 365 connector implementation and usage. Note that this feature is currently in Limited Availability. Read more
A note has been added in the Calling a workflow with parameters section about delivery preparation and their aggregation period.
Information was added on how to personalize a delivery’s label with event variables that have been declared in the workflow’s external signal activity. Read more
A new section has been added detailing how to create a user in Adobe Campaign Standard. Read more
A new article is now available with tips to simplify marketing campaigns, including links to product documentation and tutorial videos. Read more
A troubleshooting has been added for Dynamic Reporting. Read more
A diagram explaining how the different In-App templates handle personal information has been added. Read more
The section on how to save email content as a fragment in the Email Designer has been updated. Read more
A warning was added on how extra white spaces can impact the layout of a email content. Read more
A new section on Email Designer recommended updates has been added. Read more
A new section on workflow best practices has been added. Read more
The list of error messages for Campaign Standard and Classic has been updated. Read more
Added a warning in custom resource documentation. We recommend using 30 characters maximum for custom resource IDs. This also applies to custom resource fields, keys, indexes and links. Read more

Documentation updates - July 2019

Added a new page on Landing page limitations. Read more
A use case was added on how to call a profile using a composite identification key. Read more
A recommendation has been added regarding the use of recurring deliveries with no aggregation period when calling a workflow with parameters. Read more
The list of error messages for Campaign Standard and Classic has been updated. Read more
Added a warning in custom resource documentation. We recommend using 30 characters maximum for custom resource IDs. This also applies to custom resource fields, keys, indexes and links. Read more

Release 19.2 - May 2019

New capabilities included in the release

Control Panel - Read more
Local notifications - Read more
Workflow enhancement - Add a payload to external signal activity - Read more
Landing Pages enhancement - Google reCAPTCHA - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The Domain Name Delegation article has been updated. Read more
A new Release Planning article has been published to share upcoming release dates. Read more
The contextual help links available directly from Adobe Campaign have been updated.
The following page becomes the official Videos page for Adobe Campaign Standard.
Added a section on data retention including the default retention values for standard tables. Read more
Added a section on updates and maintenance operations. Read more
Information was added on the new sorting option in the Transfer file activity. Read more
The REST APIs documentation was updated:
  • A new section was added, with generic information on why using Campaign Standard REST APIs.
  • A collection of pre-designed API requests has been made available, representing common use cases.
  • A new section was added on how to manage Organizational units.
  • Information was added on how to create a service.
  • Information was added on how to call a workflow with parameters.
Information was added on the new Test activity. Read more
The Automating guide has been updated with links to related workflow activities. Read more
The Indicator calculation section for Dynamic reports has been updated. Read more
Dynamic reporting compatibility table has been added to better understand compatibility between dimensions and metrics. Read more
The list of functions for workflows has been updated. Read more
The Designing content chapter has been reorganized and improved with a new section describing clearly the different methods to design an email with the Email Designer using existing contents. Read more
A new section on how to save email content as a fragment in the Email Designer has been added. Read more
The Managing links section has been updated with additional information on how to manage tracked URLs in the Email Designer. Read more
A new section has been added to describe the specific transactional message retry process. Read more
The Publishing a resource with API extension section has been clarified and updated with the latest UI changes. Read more
The Archiving emails section has been renamed and reorganized. Read more
The Creating an email section has been updated to reflect the latest interface changes. Read more
The SMS connector protocol and settings Knowledge Base article has been updated with the new option added to the SMS external account to limit the number of MTA instances allowed to connect to the SMPP provider.
The Get Started Guide has been enriched and reorganized. Read more
The Deprecated and Removed features page has been updated. Read more
The Dreamweaver integration section has been updated and improved. Read more

Release 19.1 - February 2019

New capabilities included in the release

Push Channel Reporting improvements - Read more
Launch integration for Mobile App - Read more
Mobile In-App Messaging - Read more
Workflow enhancements - Read more here and here

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The new onboarding experience to create email contents and other enhancements to the Email Designer have been added to the Editing email content chapter. Read more
A new section on Transactional messaging limitations has been added. Read more
A new section comparing the different email authoring options in Adobe Campaign has been added. Read more
The Creating custom content blocks section has been enhanced with details on targeting dimensions. Read more
A warning indicating that the Email Designer does not support Internet Explorer 11 has been added. Read more
Warnings on the impact of re-drafting have been added to the Deleting a resource section. Read more
The chapter on how to add or extend a resource has been updated. Read more
A use case was added on how to extend the profiles custom resource. Read more
Added information on how to link custom resources. Read more
A new technote has been added on how to display an image from an Adobe Campaign Standard push notification. Read more
A new technote on push tracking implementation has been added. Read more
The list of error messages for Campaign Standard and Classic has been updated. Read more
The Triggers - Campaign integration documentation has been updated. Read more
Update of the contextual help links available directly from Adobe Campaign.
Added a note on the addition of a timestamp in the name of the file containing the rejects. Read more
Added information when importing fields made up of columns with fixed length. Read more
Added information on the option that lets you keep the rejects in a file. This option now lets you apply a post-processing stage to the file containing the rejects. Read more
Added a new section on how to duplicate workflow activities through copy-paste operations. Read more
Added information on the new option in the Query ( Read more ) and Segmentation ( Read more ) activities, that lets you add an outbound transition after the activity if it retrieves no data.
Added information in the Update data activity section on the new Batch size field that lets you define the maximum batch size for the data to upload. Read more
Added information in the Extract file activity section on the new option that lets you disable the file generation process if the outbound transition is empty. Read more

Release 19.0 - January 2019

New capabilities included in the release

Email Designer General Availability - Read more
Product Listings in Transactional Emails - Read more
Mobile View in the Email Designer - Read more
In-App Messaging Beta Improvements - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The Designing Content guide has been updated to reflect the Email Designer general availability and the legacy email content editor deprecation. Read more
Updated the In-app and Push notification documentation.
Added more information concerning the different types of audiences in Adobe Campaign. Read more
Updated the Users & Security chapter to reflect the depreciation of geographical units. Read more
Added information on the new option in the Load data activity that lets you apply a post-processing stage to the file containing the rejected records (ex. Zip format compression). Read more
Added information on the new field in the Update data activity that allows you to configure the maximum batch size for the data to upload. Read more
Updated the Importing content from a URL documentation with information related to the Email designer.
The Microsoft Edge (latest version) was added to the list of compatible browsers for computers. Read more
Added information on the new option in the Extract file activity that prevents from generating a file if the inbound transition is empty. Read more
The Configuring a mobile application using SDK V4 section has been moved here .
The Configuring a mobile application using Adobe Experience Platform SDKs section has been moved here .
Videos have been updated and moved here .
Updated the Type of users section. Read more

Release 18.9 - September 2018

New capabilities included in the release

In-App messaging (beta) - Read more
Adobe Launch integration for mobile apps (beta) - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Updated Push notification guide with interface changes. Read more
Added information on how to delete an audience. Read more
Updated Push notification out-of-the-box report section. Read more

Release 18.7 - July 2018

New capabilities included in the release

High priority flag and typology filter for mobile app subscribers.
Automated content import from a URL at preparation time. Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Added a new technote on SMS connector protocol and settings. Read more
Updated the Experience manager integration with Adobe Campaign documentation. Read more
The "Designing Content" guide has been fully reorganized, particularly to present the two editors that enable you to design content for emails. Read more
Learn how to simply make external contents fully editable with the Creative SDK by creating fragments from your existing emails. Read more
The list of HTML attributes for full compliance with the Creative Designer is now available in this section .
Added information on default language for multilingual template. Read more
The Users & security guide has been updated to reflect the depreciation of the geographical unit capability for new Campaign Standard instances, as well as existing instances with no geographical units created, starting 18.7 release. Read more

Release 18.6 - June 2018

New capabilities included in the release

The API documentation was updated with information on the History API. A use case was added on how to retrieve the mirror page for a delivery sent to a profile. Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The Triggers - Campaign integration documentation has been updated and reorganized. Read more
Added a step-by-step use case on how to create a custom profile dimension. Read more
Reorganized the Working with Campaign and Audience Manager or People core service documentation. Read more
Updated the Prepare deliveries role definition. Read more
Added a sample in the query activity section on how to target profiles who clicked a specific link in a delivery. Read more
Added a section in the API documentation related to custom filters . Read more

Release 18.5 - May 2018

New capabilities included in the release

GDPR: Core Service Integration - Read more
Push improvements - detailed delivery feedback - Read more
Delivery logs extension - Read more
Dynamic reporting with Custom profile data - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Added the list of Campaign metrics found in Analytics. Read more
Added information on the Licenses option in the Administration menu. Read more
Added information on how to use custom fields in a push notification. Read more
Updated delivery best practices step-by-step guide. Read more
Added information on tracking log types. Read more
The query activity section has been updated with query samples. Read more
The section dedicated to blacklisting has been renamed “Understanding opt-in and opt-out processes”. It has been updated with information on how to manage opt-in to specific channels and how to set up landing pages to manage opt-in and opt-out. Read more
Learn the best practices for using Adobe hosted SFTP servers. Read more
The list of supported Analytics SKUs for the integration with Triggers has been updated. Read more
Some pages of the content editor documentation have been merged to offer a more comprehensive view of the different actions available. Read more

Release 18.3 - March 2018

New capabilities included in the release

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Read more
Creative Designer for Email - Read more
Multilingual Push Deliveries - Read more
Use of Custom Resources in Transactional Messaging - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The GDPR API regroups features that allow the automatic processing of GDPR requests. Read more
Added information on how to set up landing pages to give your recipients the ability to be blacklisted. Read more
The Configuring transactional messaging section has been reorganized, and a step-by-step use case has been added.
Added a technote to learn how to generate a multilingual CSV file to use for push notifications. Read more .
Added information on the Update Direct mail quarantines and delivery logs import template. Read more
Updated the technical workflow list. Read more
Updated the scheduler activity section. Read more
Updated the list of help materials about Campaign and Adobe solutions integration. Read more .
Updated Campaign Standard in-product contextual help.

Release 18.2 - February 2018

New capabilities included in the release

Subscription - subscribe or unsubscribe a list of profiles to multiple services - Read more
Enrichment activity - enrich data based on previous transitions - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Most URLs for Campaign and Adobe solutions integrations have changed! Check your bookmarks! Read more
The datamodel v1 is now available with the SQL structure for out-of-the box resources - Read more
Added information on how to prepare a message in a delivery Read more
Release notes have been reorganized in two pages so that you get a more global view of all the different releases: Latest Release Notes and Previous release Notes
The Working with typologies section has been updated for an improved visibility. Read more
A new option allowing to gain performance when defining many additional data in a Query is now available. Read more
The profile import example has been updated with a few tips to have your profiles ready to receive direct mails. Read more
A new activity is available in workflows: the Enrichment activity. Read more
The Subscription Services activity has been updated to support more use cases, including using a single file to update subscriptions to multiple services. Read more
Added a step-by-step use case on how to prepare a delivery. Read more
The section including the list of authorizations has been removed. Read more (PDF).
Added a step-by-step use case on how to use SMS auto reply. Read more
Added information on how to send a delivery depending on users' time zones in a recurring workflow. Read more
Reorganized the Customizing a push notification section with step-by-step use cases. Read more
New section dedicated to blacklisting management. Read more
Updated information about delivery failures and quarantines. Read more

Release 18.1 - January 2018

New capabilities included in the release

Reporting for Fatigue Management - Read more
Report sharing - Read more
Push improvements - Read more here and here
Time-zone optimized deliveries - Read more
API Signal activity triggering - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Updated the service creation section. Read more
Added use cases for a better understanding of security groups and units. Read more
Improved definitions and calculations of dimensions, metrics and segments in dynamic reports. Read more
Added information about retrieving incoming SMS messages with a workflow. Read more
Added information about Historization settings of the Transfer file activity. Read more
Instructions to configure the integration with Audience Manager or People core service have been updated. Read more

Release 17.10 - October 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Fatigue Management - Read more
Content creation: Import from a URL - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Updated A/B test sample. Read more
New technote about how to create or update profile data when a mobile app sends 'Collect PII' data. Read more
Section added about new export tracking capabilities. Read more
Added precisions about out-of-the-box package export. Read more
Updated external account definition and samples. Read more
Updated numerous screenshots to reflect the changes in the query editor categories.
The Delivery alerting section has been moved and reorganized.
The 'Custom resources' section has been clarified with a more detailed procedure on how to define filters .
Updated and clarified the technote on how to integrate the Adobe Marketing Cloud Mobile SDK with a mobile app to receive Adobe Campaign Standard push notifications.
Added a technote explaining the structure of the payload received in a mobile app. Read more.
The Push channel configuration section has been updated with new payload data on OS version to add when defining postbacks in the Adobe Mobile Services interface.
The SMS documentation has been updated with some clarification added to the SMS automatic replies section.
New section dedicated to workflow management via the API. Read more
New section dedicated to primary keys and the use of a business ID as a key in the API. Read more
Information added on simple and multiple filtering in the API. Read more

Release 17.9 - September 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Library of Email templates - Read more
Dynamic reporting with profile data - Read more
Enhancement on Mass subscription - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Detailed list of every components available in Dynamic Reports and some changes in formulas. Read more
Detailed list of KPIs shared with Adobe Analytics. Read more
New Dynamic Report video. Read more
Added S3 account recommendations. Read more
Updated the section about the different types of users. Read more
Updated the section about image source personalization. Read more
Documentation added on active profiles report. Read more
The Delivery alerting documentation has been updated with a troubleshooting section presenting a few tips on the actions you can take upon receiving alerts.
A new getting started guide is available: it presents some of the best practices that can be used to deliver with Adobe Campaign, from creating and targeting to sending and monitoring. Read more
The follow-up messages documentation has been updated with an improved use case. Read more
Documentation added on ACS ID. Read more
New encryption and hashing functions added with examples. Read more
Updated section on Transfer file workflow activity. Read more
Information added on "Request confirmation before sending messages" option in Email Delivery workflow activity. Read more

Release 17.7 - July 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Multilingual Deliveries (Email & SMS) - Read more
Adobe Campaign Notifications - Read more
Delivery Alerting - Read more
Encrypted Declared ID in Datasources - Read more
KPI sharing from Campaign to Analytics - Read more
Direct Mail Channel - Return To Sender, Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The getting started guides and how-to videos have been regrouped in a dedicated section.
The Email rendering documentation has been updated. Read more
The report indicator calculation table has been updated. Read more
The reporting documentation has been updated with four new metrics. Read more
Documentation added on unique ID generation for profiles. Read more
Double opt-in mechanism is now documented through a step by step procedure. Read more
The List of roles section has been updated. Read more

Release 17.5 - May 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Direct mail - Read more
Email BCC - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

The "Deliveries" guide has been reorganized and renamed "Channels". Read more
Numerous screenshots have been updated to reflect interface changes.
A new technote is now available: "Integrating the Adobe Mobile SDK with your mobile app". Read more
Instructions to configure People core service or Audience Manager integration with Adobe Campaign have been updated. Read more
Authorizations table revised to make certain roles’ function clearer. Read more
Update of the contextual help links available directly from Adobe Campaign.

Release 17.4 - April 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Enhanced Image edition capabilities with the Creative SDK - Read more
Transactional push notifications - Read more
Recurring push notifications - Read more
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) connector - Read more
Dreamweaver integration live - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Section added on the different types of Adobe Campaign users. Read more
The Workflow guide has been reorganized and extended. Easily find how to build and execute a workflow, how to target and manage your data, how to import data, and how to use workflow data to update the database or to send deliveries.
Report indicator calculation now available for dynamic reports, including full description and calculation formula. Read more
New dedicated section about Adobe Mobile Services configuration to use push notifications and Point of Interest data in Adobe Campaign. Read more
Mobile app configuration and implementation sections updated, including more detailed steps to set up and send push notifications. Read more
Updated section about how to work with images in Campaign. Read more
Integration with Adobe Analytics for Mobile (Point of Interest) updated, including configuration steps and use case. Read more

Release 17.2 - March 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Dynamic reporting - Read more
Dreamweaver integration (Labs) - Read more
Manual send time optimization - Read more
Push notifications: improvements - Read more
Workflows: new Signal activity - Read more
Workflows: new Read audience activity - Read more
Points of Interest data - Read more
Linked resources in REST APIs - Read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Triggers integration: two use cases have been added. Read more
We have redesigned the developer API documentation with new information and code snippets for an improved user experience. Read more
Discover examples of the new Read audience and External signal workflow activities.

Release 17.1 - January 2017

New capabilities included in the release

Log export for external reporting - Read more
Transactional Messaging API - Read more
Marketing capabilities for transactional messages - read more

Other documentation updates coming with the release

Incremental query workflow activity: new incremental mode - Read more
Scheduler workflow activity update - Read more
URL change: Assets core service - Read more
URL change: People core service - Read more
Profiles and audiences guide has been reorganized. Read more

Release 16.11 - November 2016

Documentation updates coming with the release

New documentation home page and new look and feel.
Understanding user permissions: a use case has been added. Also consult the user permission matrix .
Working with APIs: an API extension use case has been added. Also consult API documentation .
Campaign error messages: access the full list of error messages in both Campaign v6 and Standard, filtered by version and language. Read more
Multi-branding use case - Read more
Information added on Email sending parameters and SMTP. Read more
New subject line data import interface - Read more
Creating push notification deliveries in a workflow - Read more
The compatibility matrix has been updated in the Integration guide. Read more
New roles have been added in the User & Security section. Read more
Push notification templates - Read more
The SMS deliveries section has been upated to reflect interface changes. Read more
Push notification deliveries have been added to the timeline. Read more

Release 16.10 - October 2016

New capabilities included in the release

Email predictive subject line - Read more
SMS transactional messaging - Read more
Follow-up message for transactional messaging - Read more
Extended Profile & Services API - Read more

Release 16.9 - September 2016

New capabilities included in the release

Marketing Cloud Triggers - Read more
Transactional messages: Pause / Unpublish - Read more
Multi-branding - Read more
Responsive email design preview - Read more
Push notifications - Read more