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The Salesforce Marketing Cloud is the leading 1:1 digital marketing platform, connecting companies with customers in entirely new ways. Platform APIs and SDKs enable developers to manage and automate marketing campaigns and extend the Marketing Cloud with integrated apps and app extensions.

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Need to set a nullable field back to null using the REST API

I have come across an edge case where we need to set a field in our data extension to null that previously contained data. (Yes, the field is nullable :) ) I have found documentation on how to do ...
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Update the AccountUser Object

Is it possible to modify or update the AccountUser Object using the ClientID and ClientSecret credentials or do I need to use an API User that is set-up in the account?
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Invalid ClientID/ClientSecret from FuelSDK Exacttarget api

I'm getting email actions (opens, clicks, sent) via Exacttarget python Fuel SDK but after a while I'm getting the following error on some occasions: File "../FuelSDK/client.py", line 201, in ...
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How can I view a Send Definition after creating it?

After creating a SendDefinition using the ExactTarget API, CreateResult[] cResults = etClient.Create(new CreateOptions(), new APIObject[] { esd }, out cRequestID, out cStatus); How can I have a ...
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encode and decode urlstring parameters exacttarget

Its not nice to pass the parameters in the LP and which is visible in URL ...i.e. &id=123 or sth Is it possible to encode it and then decode it in LP to capture the parameters (RequestParameter) ...
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How do you run multiple automation studio jobs in parallel?

I've built a welcome series in Automation Studio that sends an initial email, waits 3 days and fires off the 2nd email and finally waits another 7 days before firing off the final email. If I put a ...
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%%ChannelUser%% %%ChannelUserEmail%% via bounce.exacttarget.com is display in “From” field

Ok - I'm VERY new to Exact Target and when I set up a new account "%%ChannelUser%% %%ChannelUserEmail%% via bounce.exacttarget.com" displays in the "From" email field when it's sent to the customer. ...
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Timeout while retrieving email responses via python SDK

Trying to get open events using the python code below: getOpenEvent = FuelSDK.ET_OpenEvent() getOpenEvent.auth_stub = stubObj getOpenEvent.props = ["SendID","SubscriberKey","EventDate","EventType"] ...
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AMPscript syntax to resolve an anchor tag to the end of a Personalization String

I'm looking for the correct syntax to resolve an anchor tag to the end of a Personalization String. The current personalization string is: href="%%microsite_base_url[default]1825398[/default]%%" I ...
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ExactTarget - Invite emails to non-subscribers

I would like subscribers to be able to send an invitation email to non-subscribers to join our website. When creating an email in ExactTarget I am required to add the Profile Center, which does not ...
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Is the API Confirmation Necessary when unsubscribing via ExactTarget?

Right now when someone unsubscribes, we make an API call to ET and wait until we get a confirmation back from ET that the call has been accepted. However, the timeout for this is 5 minutes and its ...
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Trouble formatting date with ampscript

I am working with Ampscript and trying to format a date in Exact Target. I need to pull in the date out of a date/time stamp field. If I use set @eventStartDay = Format(@eventStartDay,"dd") the ...
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AMPScript/jQuery conflict

I have a landing page that has a conflict because we are referencing the same content via AMPScript and via jQuery, I'll preface this with saying, I have not put in the full code, because I am hoping ...
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Does ExactTarget require to have Automation Studio enabled for doing a Data Extract Soap API (java)?

I have implemented a java program which our customers are using to pull data from their ExactTarget accounts. I am using ExactTarget Soap Api with Axis 2.0. The data is pulled by doing a Data Extract ...
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Retrieving images from RSS feed ExactTarget with AMPScript

I am embedding an RSS feed in an email using AMPScript. I am successfully pulling in the title, description and link, but I’d also like to include the image that’s part of the description in the feed. ...
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Script to start multiple programs

I am trying to write a script that will start (or stop) multiple programs in one go. I have stored a list of programs in a data extension (BUList) that has the columns BU and MID. The programs are ...
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How to skip or ignore a row with an iF statement in ampscript

Is there a way in ampscript to say IF this occurs, skip (or ignore) the row? Essentially, I want to use an IF/ELSE to say "only show this sale if it's not in table x" or "skip this row when the sale ...
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Customize Forward to a Friend response

I want to build a email that has a "Forward to a friend" button in it. After the user submits their friend's name and email, a e-mail is created with the forwarded content at the bottom and a message ...
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How do I pass a personalization string variable through Ampscript?

This is my code that sets the variables and pulls them from an rss feed (which is set in a content area). %%[Var @xml, @xml1, @title<br> Set @xml1 = ContentAreaByName(&quot;my ...
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Convert String to Date

I am using content syndication to parse through an RSS feed to display content in an email newsletter. Part of the logic in the template will require to only show content if it's less than 7 days old. ...
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How Do I Retrieve the DataExtension Used for A Send (via the SOAP API)?

Similar to this question: Retrieving data extension used to filter e-mail send I want to be able to figure out which data extension was used for a send, but I want to do so via the SOAP API.
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ExactTarget REST API - Getting issues with /contacts/ and /campaigns/

I'm new with ExactTarget APIs, I'm using Php curl to request the ExactTarget REST API. Basically, I tried to create a contact: $array = array( 'contactKey' => 'test@test.fr', 'contactId' ...
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ExactTarget Fuel REST API Update Subscriber

I am a little confused by the Fuel REST API. It would seem that you cannot do an update by the subscriberKey. This would seem to be a pretty basic operation or am I missing something? I'm using the ....
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Journey Builder Event vs Trigger

What is the difference between and Event and a Trigger in Journey Builder?
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Why don't inArguments with or without data-binding send to my execute endpoint

I'm trying to pass contact data to my execute end point for my custom activity, but for some reason, the body remains blank. here is my arguments section in config.json "arguments": { "execute": ...
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Can a Journey Builder Trigger compare one attribute to another attribute?

Let's say my subscribers have two attributes, Attribute_A and Attribute_B I want to create a Trigger expression in Journey Builder that checks if Attribute_A is Equal To Attribute_B Is it possible ...
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Is there any sort of HTML-to-string functionality in AMPScript?

I'm pulling an RSS feed into my landing page using code similar to this: So, I've got all that code sitting inside a single variable right now. When I print out that single variable on a landing ...
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Active Journey Builder features

Is there a list/resource that shows what features of JB are currently active and which are actually coming?
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Exact Target Template Styling Issue

I'm developing an Exact Target email template for a client, and I'm running into an issue with the content editor. The email template has a specific design, but when I make parts of it into content ...
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Links generated in the AMPscript block are not being tracked

I noticed the links are not being tracked when the links are created into the AMPscript block (in between %%[]%%). When I hover the links in the email tests I receive they are normal links e.g. http://...
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How do I write my own function with AmpScript?

If I want to write a function, what's the syntax for doing that? I can't find it anywhere in the documentation? I just want to take a bunch of code and store it inside a function that can be called, ...
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Second email from Journey does not have personalization content

Following the Journey Builder for Apps book (http://code.exacttarget.com/resources/jb4a-dev-ebook.pdf), I have everything working except the second email in the Journey (the coupon email) does not ...
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Refreshing Subscriber Data after a form submission

So I'm making a custom profile center with landing pages and ampscript. All subscriber data populates the form fine. That form when submitted gets posted back to itself where the subscriber data is ...
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Is there a way to send a separate Exact Target email to a contact that is not in Salesforce already?

I am looking for information on whether or not I am able to send a "one off" email within Exact Target and just autofill an email address in, even an email address that is not already in my Salesforce ...
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Can't capture URL string attributes via RequestParameter()

Am trying to put the this link in a triggered email: <a href="http://pages.exacttarget.com/page.aspx?QS=3935619f7de112efe7216b2b61beb90aceb7e386bfb7bcccdb7c20bb&subkey=%%_subscriberkey%%&...
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Carrying “qs” parameter with form submission on landing page

I'm creating a custom profile center using landing pages and ampscript. When I submit my form to itself the data is properly processed with ampscript. But the "qs" parameter is no longer available ...
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Unsubscribe an user from a list using the SOAP API

We want to unsubscribe a user from a list using the SOAP API. Deleting the user works, but setting the status unsubscribed does not. here is what we tried: <soapenv:Envelope xmlns:soapenv="http://...
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Setting mailto function with AMPscript

My first post on the forum, I'm trying to create a mailto: that goes through to email addresses from a data extension. I've tried - href="mailto:%%=v(@consultantemailaddress)=%%" - but this ...
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Trouble Dealing With exacttarget List…without DE

We have a situation where get subscriberkey/email address from ET email and external site and i retrieve subscribers attributes IN THE LANDING PAGE (Hosted in the exacttarget) fields from the Exact-...
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ExactTarget SOAP API: Sending an email to SalesForce Report

I want to send an email to a Salesforce report through the SOAP API. I need the send to be immediately and be able to track the amount of emails sent (later on) What is the best method to do that? ET ...
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Journey Builder firing event confusion

I'm confused on how a Journey Builder Interaction gets initiated. For reference I'm following the book (journey builder for apps). So I have defined a Trigger that I thought initiates the flow. For ...
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ExactTarget - SOAP API Get All List Data

This has to be a common case. I would like to create a RetrieveRequest to get All Lists in the ExactTarget Email Marketing Cloud. I have tried SimpleOperators against the ListName (isNotNull, ...
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Landing Page not populating with subscriber data

I'm just getting started with Landing Pages to create a custom preference center using ampscript/api calls. I've coded the page to display subscriber data upon first view. When I look at the "...
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When sending email - can I update and use Data Extensions on the fly using AMPscript?

I am using AMPscript in an HTML paste email to update a reference DE with subscriber data on the fly so that I can use it later in the subscriber's email. I have scaled back the code below for ...
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Fuel SDK - Subsequent ET_BounceEvent() calls with same parameters returns empty Results

I'm using the C# Fuel SDK to fetch BounceEvents created on a given date. On an initial request, I receive back a GetReturn with a Status of true and an expected batch of APIObjects in Results. However,...
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Microsoft Dynamics Integration tracking on Campaign level

With the Microsoft Dynamics Integration can reporting be rolled up into Campaign level tracking. For the Microsoft Dynamics 2011/2013 Integration there is reference to sending emails tied to ...
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Can we add a new Mobile Number as well as Attribute value via Mobile Connect API?

We have a pretty simple form right now that collects a Mobile Number and fires off initial messages via QueueMO. However, we now want to collect ZipCode and append that to the mobile connect ...
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Exacttarget : AMPscript API - InvokeRetrieve failed

Am Trying to retrieve Subscribers attribute for my landing page form from the LIST (there is no DE) with the following code but can't %%[ /* i get email address from html email to this landing ...
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ExactTarget - How to post a record to a data extension that has no primary key?

I have a data extension with the following fields: recordId - number recordKey - text - length: 50 recordValue - text - length: 50 None of the above fields are primary key, because they can occur ...
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ExactTarget Developer Account with Salesforce Integration

Has anyone set-up a Salesforce Integration with the ExactTarget Developer Account? If so, which Integration did you use v2, v3, or v5? Any other pointers or tips would be appreciated.

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