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This page lists important changes made to the Adobe Target product documentation.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.8.1 (September 2, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
September 24
Updated the code for the activity QA bookmarklet for at.js 2. x .
Added a note about searching on a custom attribute with a numeric value.
Added the following FAQ: "Why does Catalog Search not show the correct results when I search on a custom attribute with a numeric value?"
Updated the Target Cluster and Target Central Cluster locations listed in "The edge network."
September 23
Updated entire topic with information from the Adobe Experience Platform Debugger and the browser Developer Tools.
Updated the "user.header('x-forwarded-for')" row to indicate that "user.header('x-cluster-client-ip')" has been deprecated.
Added information about the Target Standard/Premium 20.9.1 (September 30, 2020) release.
September 15
Added information about the Target Standard/Premium 20.8.3 release, which includes Analytics for Target (A4T) support for Auto-Target activities. Support for Auto-Allocate activities was added in a previous release.
Added information about A4T support in Auto-Target activities.
Updated text to indicate that the method to manually force yourself out of QA mode by loading a page on your site with the at_preview_token parameter with an empty value applies to at.js 1. x only.
Updated entire topic.
September 10
Added information about the Target Standard/Premium 20.9.2 release that includes the following new feature: Control recommendations slots within criteria sequences.
Added information about "Limit the number of items returned" feature.
September 9
Added JavaScript code for use with at.js 2. x .
September 3
Updated the "Obtain and install the VEC Helper browser extension" section with information about the cookie name and domain.
Updated the "How do the recently announced Google Chrome SameSite cookie enforcement policies impact the VEC and EEC?" section with information about the cookie name and domain.
September 2
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.7.1 (July 27, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
August 31
Added FAQ section.
August 28
Updated the following:
  • Added to the Known issues section: "Reporting - Conversions currently increment differently based on which audience is used."
  • Added to the Resolved issues section: "Pages not loading in the Visual Experience Composer (VEC) or Enhanced Experience Composer (EEC) when using Google Chrome version 80+."
The deprecation date for mbox.js has been changed from August 30, 2020 to January 18, 2021.
August 26
New topic.
August 24
Updated "Advanced settings" section.
August 21
New article and subtopics.
August 20
Added the following section: "How do the recently announced Google Chrome SameSite cookie enforcement policies impact the VEC and EEC?"
Updated the following text: "If you select more than one element, if an entrant clicks on any one of the chosen elements, the click is counted. To count each item separately, set up individual success metrics for each element. To count one item by clicking on several elements on a page, edit the CSS Element Selector to match multiple elements."
Added information about the Target Standard/Premium 20.9.1 (September 2, 2020) release.
August 14
Added known issue about QA in Recommendations activities.
Added text indicating that if you are using serverState and using <script> tags in the content returned, ensure that your HTML content uses <\/script> instead of </script> .
August 12
New topic.
New topic.
August 10
Added text indicating that the size of the cookie header will increase when using CNAME.
New topic.
Added link to view the following archived webinar: "How HSBC leverages Adobe Target and AI to rapidly optimize and deliver personalization at scale."
August 6
Updated text for the following FAQ: "How long should I wait for models to build?"
Updated the text for targettype.
August 5
Updated entire topic.
August 4
Added registration information about the "Personalization Strategies Using Artificial Intelligence and Adobe Target" webinar scheduled for August 13.
Updated topic.
August 3
Added note clarifying what the Increment Count options mean in regard to visitors vs. visits.
July 31
Added new known issue: "Image Offers showing “Processing” label."
Added code sample to use getoffers() to perform a pageLoad.
Added registration information about the upcoming Adobe Target Community Coffee Break on August 5.
July 28
Updated text in the note at the top of the topics.
Added the following FAQs:
  • Can I use the Reset Report Data option while running an Auto-Allocate activity?
  • How does Auto-Allocate build models with regard to environments?
Added the following FAQ:
  • Can I use the Reset Report Data option while running an Auto-Target activity?
Updated text in the "Considerations" section.
Added the following FAQs:
  • Can I use the Reset Report Data option while running an Automated Personalization activity?
  • How does Automated Personalization build models with regard to environments?
Added information about Internet Explorer and unknown elements.
Updated following paragraph:
Adobe does not guarantee that 100% of customer attribute (visitor profile) data from CRM databases will be onboarded to the Experience Cloud and, thus, be available for use for targeting in Target. In our current design, there is a possibility that a small percentage of data (up to 0.1% of large production batches) might not be onboarded.
July 27
Updated text in all linked topics on this page to reflect the new UI changes for the Administration pages.
Made the following changes:
  • Added registration information for the following webinar: "How HSBC leverages Adobe Target and AI to rapidly optimize and deliver personalization at scale."
  • Added information about Adobe again being named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines.
Clarified information under Step 4: Select a location.
July 24
Added information about at.js 2.3.2.
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.5.1 (June 17, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
July 17
Added information about the July 22 Adobe Target Coffee Break.
July 15
New topic.
July 14
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Added FAQs recommending that you should not change the goal metric midway through an activity.
July 7
Added information about the July 8 Adobe Target Coffee Break.
June 25
Added information about the Target Standard/Premium 20.6.1 release (July 2020).
New topic detailing the different sources of Target documentation.
June 23
Added information about the June 24 Adobe Target Coffee Break.
Added note that creating dependent profile scripts that use the result of one profile script in another profile script is not recommended.
Added the following video: Office hours: at.js tips and overview
June 17
Updated topic.
Added information about response tokens for Traffic Allocation Method for Auto-Target and Automated Personalization activities.
Added information about Analytics for Target (A4T) support for Auto-Allocate activities.
Added information about the new Publisher role under Specify roles and permissions .
Added information about the new Publisher role under Step 6: Specify roles and permissions .
Added link to the Office hours: Target Premium Workspaces session .
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.4.1 (May 6, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
June 15
Added information about the at.js 1.8.2 and at.js 2.3.1 releases.
Added information about the at.js 1.8.2 and at.js 2.3.1 releases.
Updated the notes for the Target Standard/Premium 20.5.1 release (June 17, 2020) to include information about A4T support in Analysis Workspace.
June 12
Added information about the deviceIdLifetime setting.
Added information about the at.js 1.8.2 and at.js 2.3.1 releases.
June 8
Updated text for the following FAQ: "Is Target Mobile a functionality of Adobe Target Premium Product SKU only?"
Updated entire topic.
June 5
Added information about the June 10 Adobe Target Coffee Break.
Updated text for the following FAQ: "Why can't I see lift and confidence on calculated metrics?"
June 4
Updated the "Reports in Analytics" section.
June 1
Added new page to announce upcoming Target events.
Updated viewport dimensions and resolutions for Apple iPhone 11, Apple iPhone SE, and Google Pixel 2 XL models.
May 28
Added the following new FAQ:
  • How are the New Visitors and Returning Visitors metrics counted?
May 27
Added information about Analytics for Target (A4T) support for Auto-Allocate activities.
May 26
Added following information: "The parameter remains in the profile after disabling the script. Users whose profiles already contain a parameter that is used in an activity's audience will qualify in that activity."
May 21
Added mboxedge30.tt.omtrdc.net to the list.
May 20
Added information about the upcoming Target Standard/Premium 20.6.1 (June 10, 2020) release.
Added note to the "Security best practices" section.
May 14
Added information about Profile Batch Status API v2 changes.
May 13
Added "Known limitations" section.
May 11
Added information about using the ubox functionality with redirects and allowlists.
Added information about using hosts to avoid Open Redirect Vulnerabilities.
Added information about using hosts to avoid Open Redirect Vulnerabilities.
Added information about using hosts to avoid Open Redirect Vulnerabilities.
Updated the "Considerations" section.
Updated "overrideMboxEdgeServer" row under "Settings."
May 6
Added information about ITP 2.3.
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.2.1 (February 19, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
May 4
Added new FAQ: "Why is the traffic split between my experiences uneven in my A/B or MVT activity?"
April 29
Added known issue for reporting with extreme orders.
April 28
Removed information about using user.header('x-forwarded-for') with newer AWS edges to retrieve users' IP addresses. This command now works with newer AWS edges.
Changed date of the Target Standard/Premium release (20.4.1) to May 6.
April 23
Updated topic.
April 22
Added new section: Profile Batch Status API v2 changes (May 4, 2020).
April 14
New topic.
April 10
Added new section: "Implementation best practices."
April 7
Updated text for "Why can't I see lift and confidence on calculated metrics?"
April 2
Added information about using user.header('x-forwarded-for') with newer AWS edges to retrieve users' IP addresses.
Added following note:
  • After installing the ECID library v4.3.0+ and at.js 2. x , you will be able to create activities that span unique domains as well as track users. It is important to note that this functionality works only after the session expires.
March 30
Added a known issues that affects at.js versions prior to at.js 2.2.0. This issue caused click tracking to not report conversions in Analytics for Target (A4T) when Adobe Analytics code was not present on page elements.
Added the following information to at.js version 2.2.0 details:
  • Fixed an issue that caused click tracking to not report conversions in Analytics for Target (A4T) when Adobe Analytics code was not present on page elements.
March 25
Added information about the following new versions of at.js:
  • at.js version 2.3.0
  • at.js version 1.8.1
Added the following new rows in the "Settings" section:
  • cspScriptNonce
  • cspStyleNonce
Added the following new section:
  • Content Security Policy
March 24
Added information about impacts for the following:
  • Profile scripts based on 3rdPartyID
  • QA/Preview URLs in iOS devices
March 20
Indicated that the Target Standard/Premium 20.2.1 release will be March 23, 2020.
March 13
Udated the number of "Audiences, reusable per account."
March 12
Added registration information for free access to the online, digital Summit conference.
March 9
Added more information in the "Replacement of last octet of IP addresses" section.
Updated code sample in Pass a multi-value parameter in JavaScript .
Added code sample in Using APIs under Implementing multi-value attributes .
March 4
Updated entire topic, with extensive revisions to the "Best practices" section.
February 21
Added information about the new Adobe Experience Cloud navigation.
February 20
Updated the description for the enabled setting. Added information for the following settings: pageLoadEnabled and viewsEnabled .
Added note that mboxOverride.browserIp is supported in at.js 1. x only.
Clarified text explaining which versions of at.js the Target team supports.
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.

Adobe Target Standard/Premium 20.1.1 (February 4, 2020)

Date
Topic
Changes
February 4
This release includes enhancements and fixes. You can read about them and link to the documentation from the Release Notes. This release also includes many documentation updates throughout the help.