Passing variable values between AMPscript, Server-Side JavaScript and Client-Side JavaScript

A lot of advanced use cases related to building dynamic, highly personalised CloudPages in Salesforce Marketing Cloud require developers to jump between using AMPscript, Server-Side JavaScript and Client-Side JavaScript on one page. This can be a challange, as both AMPscript and Server-Side JavaScript are server-side languages and they are processed on a web server, while …

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Upcoming Changes to AMPscript Processing in Marketing Cloud Email Subject Lines

Starting February 21st 2023, Salesforce Marketing Cloud will stop processing nested AMPscript within email subject lines. The change comes as a result of Salesforce's efforts to provide more efficient and secure processing of customer data. With this change, the subject line will treat any nested AMPscript as content — similar to how AMPScript is processed …

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Generating barcodes and QR codes in Salesforce Marketing Cloud

QR codes and barcodes can make your subscriber's life much easier and drive engagement with your platform. Barcodes are typically used for sending tickets, vouchers and discounts to your subscribers. Similarly, QR codes can also be used for sending tickets, etc., and allowing your subscribers to use their smartphones to easily access information or websites …

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Synchronize and update email address changes from Sales/Service Cloud to Marketing Cloud using WSProxy

One of the most common pitfalls of using Marketing Cloud Connect is believing that once MCC is in place, all data will magically flow and synch between Sales/Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud. Unfortunately, this is not the case for email addresses. If an email address for a Lead or Contact Object is updated in Sales …

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Securing Marketing Cloud Apps hosted on CloudPages

In one of my previous posts, Simple Marketing Cloud App hosted on a CloudPage, I have outlined a solution for creating apps for use in Marketing Cloud and hosting them on CloudPages. While you can choose to hide a CloudPage from being indexed by Google, it can still be accessed by anyone who has the link. …

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