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Information automatically collected

The Adobe Experience Cloud SDK collects a number of pieces of information automatically without any special configuration. However, this information can be disabled if needed using the context option in the configure command. See Configuring the SDK . Below is a list of those pieces of information. The name in parentheses indicates the string to use when configuring the context.

Device ( device )

Information about the device. This does not include data that can be looked up server-side from the user agent string.

Screen height

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.device.screenHeight
900
The height in pixel of the screen.

Screen orientation

Path in Payload:
Possible Values:
events[].xdm.device.screenOrientation
landscape or portrait
The orientation of the screen.

Screen width

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.device.screenWidth
1440
The width of the screen (in pixels).

Environment ( environment )

Details about the browser environment.

Environment type

Browser
Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.environment.type
browser
The type of environment the experience was surfaced through. The Adobe Experience Platform SDK for JavaScript always sets browser .

Viewport height

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.environment.browserDetails.viewportHeight
679
The height of the browser's content area (in pixels).

Viewport width

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.environment.browserDetails.viewportWidth
642
The width of the browser's content area (in pixels).

Implementation details

Information about the SDK used to collect the event.

Name

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.name
https://ns.adobe.com/experience/alloy
The software development kit (SDK) identifier. This field uses a URI to improve uniqueness among identifiers provided by different software libraries.

Version

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.version
0.11.0

Environment

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.environment
browser

Place context ( placeContext )

Information about the location of the end user.

Local time

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.placeContext.localTime
2019-08-07T15:47:17.129-07:00
Local timestamp for the end user in simplified extended ISO format ISO 8601 .

Local timezone offset

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.placeContext.localTimezoneOffset
360
Number of minutes the user is offset from GMT.

Timestamp

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.timestamp
2019-08-07T22:47:17.129Z
The timestamp of the event. This part of context cannot be removed.
UTC timestamp for the end user in simplified extended ISO format ISO 8601 .

Web details ( web )

Details about the page the user is on.

Current page URL

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.web.webPageDetails.URL
https://somesite.com/somepage.html
The URL of the current page.

Referrer URL

Path in Payload:
Example:
events[].xdm.web.webReferrer.URL
http://somereferrer.com/linkedpage.html
The URL of the previous page visited.