In one of my recent articles , I have explained how to create a custom contact facet. This article outlines how we make use of this custom facet to associate media download events to a contact...
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Insite has a built-in EmailService that allows a developer to easily send emails to a customer whenever they perform an action on the system. This EmailService utilizes the RazorEngine in order to parse HTML and generate rich content emails for delivery. On a recent project, I had many scenarios where an email was being sent to the customer. All of the emails contained a common look and feel, including a fully rendered header and footer. In this blog, I will go over the process I followed in order to allow for the use of the standard Layout property in the Razor template for emails.
Recently, I have been working on a requirement where the client wanted to track the media download events and add this data to xDB. The best suitable approach for this would be to associate these events as a custom contact facet. I am planning to post a thread of articles which will address this requirement one blog post at a time. In this blog post, let’s start by defining our custom contact facet...