Section 10: Implementation Basics

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Install the Monetate Inspector Browser Plug-In
Recent updates to Safari Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) block third-party cookies on your website. This update means that Preview Mode and the Monetate Inspector may not work in Safari. Monetate has developed an alternative appr...
The Monetate Tag
The Monetate tag is a small chunk of code that enables Monetate to communicate with your site. There are two tag options: a synchronous tag and an asynchronous tag . Refer to Tag Comparison to better understand the benefits of each tag type, ...
Synchronous Tag
Your site's code guarantees priority for the synchronous Monetate tag . This allows the tag to display all content at the same time and deliver a consistent experience for your customers. The synchronous tag loads via a blocking sc...
Asynchronous Tag
The asynchronous Monetate tag loads independent of your site. It doesn't affect your site's load time or performance. Due to the priority given to your site's content when the browser loads your page and the robust nature of the Mone...
Monetate Tag Comparison
Monetate supports both tag types, so the choice of which one to use is up to you. Here are a few things to consider when making your decision: There's no extra cost regardless of which tag you choose. You can switch between th...
Capture Site Structure with Page Types
The setPageType method call sends the page type for a page that a site visitor is on to Monetate. This information also allows you to limit actions to specific page types when you add action conditions to Web experiences. For example, if you ...
Collect Data Action
The Data Collect action, also called a Do Nothing action, does nothing to alter your site's content, but it's useful for gathering data about customers in certain groups with Monetate. Track Target Audiences You can use the Data Collec...