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Use the custom-activity tag when your question is about building and working with custom activities in Journey Builder in Salesforce Marketing Cloud

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Emailing a targeted DE attached to an email ID in Automation Studio

Is there a way to send a SQL Query activity targeted data extension attached to a particular email id in automation studio? The query activity will run daily and the automation studio will send the ...
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Save input values from Custom Activity - Journey Builder

I am building a custom activity in journey builder. I am trying to save the values to update without losing my initial input. Once I hit save and reopen the custom activity, my inputs are reset to ...
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Update Data Extension record using REST API - Journey Builder Custom Activity

I am looking to update a Data Extension record with the REST API. However, if the record does not exist, I do not want to create a new record. Is this possible? Does anyone know of a work around for ...
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Passing Entry Source DE External Key - Journey Builder Custom Activity

I am developing a custom activity for JB. Is it possible to pass the Entry Source->Data Extension->External Key into inArguments to be used by the backend server?
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Custom Activity runningModal. How to trigger only runnnigModal by clicking, without the runningHover

I want to trigger the runningModal by clicking on it without the usual flow of, first the hover appearing and clicking More Details button. The same it works for Data Extension activity so I think it'...
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Journey Builder Hover-Over URL

I am developing a custom activity for a client that has requested a custom activity that creates a Marketing Campaign, adding individuals who come through the journey. Id like to display stats on ...
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Journey Builder Custom Activity Id on Running Hover

Im developing a custom activity for Journey Builder that requires a hover over state showing stats that will come from my server. Because the hover over url needs to be defined in the config.json on ...
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Custom Activity in Journey Builder Slowing Down Performance

We are using a custom activity (Urban Airship integration) that sends push notifications to our customers. The Custom Activity is hosted on AWS. We are seeing a throughput of about 6-10 emails per ...
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Custom Activity on Marketing Cloud absolutely dynamic

I'm doing a custom activity and would need to be able to get the value of any field of the data extension input in the journey. At this moment my custom activity is prepared to receive the value of ...
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JourneyBuilder Custom Activity Notify Payload - DataExtension record Information?

I have an Installed Package with a Journey Builder Activity. Upon notify of a Contact entering this Activity in a Journey, I am able to receive Contact.Id, Contact.Key, and Contact.Default.Email as ...
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Journey builder custom split not working for more than 50 records in entry table, is there any limitation?

I am developing marketing cloud custom split by node.js , it works fine for 25 records in journey entry but does not work for more than 25 records , none of the records push thru the custom split step....
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Custom Activity - Retrieve Platform Data

guys! Just to provide a brief overview of what we're working on, we have a business case where he needs to use a custom activity in Journey Builder. We are using a data extension as an input and a ...
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Journey Builder: how to integrate async results from a Custom Activity in flows & statistics/reports?

(This is a rookie question, sorry if my question is based on wrong or inaccurate premises). I'm trying a build an understanding about how Journey Builder - and Custom Activities in particular - work (...
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Send/Create an SQL request for Marketing Cloud with SOAP API

I'm working on a custom activity for JourneyBuilder in nodeJs and I need to make an SQL request like in automation studio to make a process easier. I found the package node-saleforce where you can do ...
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Send Email via the FuelSDK NodeJS

I'm developping a custom activity where I need to send an email to one person. I'm using this package with NodeJS, all I found was this example. I would like to know how to use it, can we put an ...
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REST API post requests to a specific business unit for JourneyBuilder

Hi I'm trying to develop a tool to copy a journey between Business Units, I successfully manage to retrieve journey's data and send it but only on my own Business Unit. I have used this doc to do this ...
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Know the number of record of the previous activity

I'm developping a custom activity for Journey Builder and I would like to know if there is a way during the execution to know the number of record that was in the previous activity. For example : you ...
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{{Contact.Attribute.de_Name.column}} isn't working

I'm developping a custom Activity in NodeJS and in my payload execute inArguments to send to my server I have this : (Contacts is my Data Extension's name) [{ "campaignNameKey":"name", "csvName":"...
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Get the name of the Data Extension you are working with : Custom Activity

I'm developping a custom activity in NodeJS and I would like to know how can I get the name of the Data Extension I'm working with to put the name here : payload['arguments'].execute.inArguments = [{ ...
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Client Id and Client Secret

A simple question : where can I find the client Id and the client Secret in Marketing cloud? I saw some doc about this but it was only on the previous version of marketing cloud Exact Target AppCenter ...
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Is it possible to create a Data Extension in a custom Activity?

I'm a beginner in marketing cloud and Journey Builder dev, so sorry if the question seems stupid but I'm struggling on a little problem, I would like to know if in a custom activity, running with ...
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Journey Builder(Custom Activity): InteractionStudio RestActivity failed validation for Save

I came to you guys because I don't understand a problem on a Custom Activity in Journey Builder, here is the error : I am a beginner so sorry if it is a stupid question. I thought it was that my ...
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Pass Personalization Data in Custom Activity

I have created a custom activity built with Node.js that POSTS to a text message service and sends an SMS. The activity works great, the last thing I need to button up is passing personalization data ...
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Journey Builder With WhatsApp Custom Activit [closed]

Has anyone ever built a custom Journey Builder activity with WhatsApp?
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Empty body in request from Entry Event to Custom Activity

First a little backstory. I created a fairly simple journey, this being the first time I've ever touched marketing cloud, let alone journey builder. Here we have a litle chain: A journey with an ...
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SFMC Custom Activity - save/publish/validate/execute endpoints not called

I am trying to build a simple Journey Builder activity, however, at this time, it looks like SFMC is not calling any of my endpoints. I have reviewed other similar questions, but none of the answers ...
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Is it feasible to deploy or implement Journey builder custom activity on SFDC(sales cloud or service cloud or force.com) or Marketing cloud itself?

Can we achieve it without deploying on external web hosting like gcp,aws or azure? If yes, Could you provide me some sample or guidance? Thank you in advance.
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Email Replies in Salesforce

We use Sales cloud and are making the switch to lightning as we speak. We want to get things right from the get go and want to use the activity portion of lightning to its full advantage. We are ...
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Journey Builder Custom Activity - unable to retrieve DE fields

I've just started learning Journey Builder, or Marketing Cloud for this matter, the other day. My goal is to create a Custom Activity that would post data to an endpoint URL. So, I've performed the ...
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Marketing Cloud | Custom Activity

I am building a custom JB activity in marketing cloud to make RESTful web service calls on an app on Heroku and get the data for subsequent steps. What I see is, that the execute() method of the JS is ...
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SFMC Custom Activity - Save, Publish, Validate, and Execute not firing

I'm currently having some issues getting the Publish, Save, Validate, and Execute event to come back to my Custom Activity. I've tried looking at a few different answers for similar issues, but they ...
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SFMC Custom Activity - Clicking on a step always acts as the final step

I'm currently in the midst of building my first Custom Activity. Things are going pretty well, but I'm noticing an issue where if I navigate to a step by clicking on it, the Custom Activity ...
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Journey Builder Custom Activity: How to secure the UI endpoint url?

I created another post to ask how to load data extension in Custom Activity UI. Now another question: how can I secure the endpoint page, so I know it is from that Marketing Cloud Journey Builder ...
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Journey Builder Custom Activity - How to load data extensions in UI?

I am developing a Journey Builder Custom Activity, in one of the steps on Custom Activity UI, user needs to select a data extension then select a couple of fields. It looks like "UpdateContact" ...
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Error handling custom REST activity

I created a journey builder custom REST activity as described here. https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.noversion.mc-app-development.meta/mc-app-development/example-rest-activity.htm ...
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outArguments not appearing correctly in Custom Activity

We are building a custom activity and having issues with using the outArguments where the activity is working 100% and the values are also being correctly processed by the decision split (just did a ...
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One to Many Data binding journey custom activity

Entry DE has the following values SubscriberKey EmailAddress Offer 1 a@b.com 1234 1 a@b.com 1235 I created an attribute group that ties up (many)SubscriberKey to (1)...
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Accessing Entry Event Data - Journey Builder Custom Activity

Background I am developing a simple custom activity for JB. There are lots of gotchas apparently. I have read the following sources from cover to cover and still cannot make it all together: How ...
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Journey Builder Custom Activity “Not a valid Argument”

I'm having an issue with chaining two Custom Journey Builder Activities together. In my first activity I have outArguments "outArguments": [{ "PUSH_TOKEN_ID": "", ...
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Journey builder custom activity - custom activity doesn't show in journey builder, why?

My question is the same as this question here on stack exchange but the answer did not help. I also followed the github guide in the answer but still no luck. I want to create a custom activity in ...