Category: AB Testing
This integration is only available for Web projects
ⓘ Follow the technical document below to set up the Optimizely integration with Contentsquare.
While it is not currently available via Contentsquare integration catalog request (located in the Console) and will not appear in your list of deployed integrations once it is implemented, it is still available to use.
What to expect
This integration will allow you to segment and compare users based on Optimizely AB tests and variant groups they were exposed to.
What we collect
|AB_OP_Campaign Name or ID
For Optimizely Full Stack (server side) please use this documentation here.
For Optimizely Web (client side) please resume below.
Please go to the section How to request an integration to see the instructions to enable this integration. You can then return here once completed.
If you have already completed the step above then continue below.
Verifying it works
You can use the chrome extension to check the results are sent to CS
If you’re masking the real names then you can work out from the Optimizely UI what the numbers mean. If you select a variant inside of Optimizely, you will see both the tests ID and the variant’s ID:
You can show the real names by clicking on Settings inside of Optimizely and looking at the checkbox for Mask descriptive names in project code and third party integrations:
It will then look like this:
In Contentsquare you can find these variables by searching like this:
Forcing the right background
Inside of Optimizely go to the variant you want to analyse inside of Contentsquare by clicking on Experiments and then click on the campaign that contains the variant:
Click on the variant you want to analyse then click on Preview then click on Share Link
From the pop-up that opens click on copy link to copy it to your clipboard.
Inside of Contentsquare go to mappings and select the mapping with the page you ran the test against. Click on the page:
Click on the icon for more options:
Click on Url of page preview then paste the URL from Optimizely into the input box:
Now when you go to zoning and create a new zoning for the page, it will render the variant. Note – you must be logged into Optimizely when you create the new zoning.
You can now analyse the test variant in zoning – make sure to apply the segment for the visitors that saw the variant.