Automatically collected information

The Adobe Experience Platform Web SDK collects a number of pieces of information automatically without any special configuration. However, this information can be disabled if needed using the context option in the configure command. See Configuring the SDK. Below is a list of those pieces of information. The name in parentheses indicates the string to use when configuring the context.

Device (device)

Information about the device. This does not include data that can be looked up server-side from the user agent string.

Screen height

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.device.screenHeight 900

The height in pixel of the screen.

Screen orientation

Path in Payload: Possible Values:
events[].xdm.device.screenOrientation landscape or portrait

The orientation of the screen.

Screen width

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.device.screenWidth 1440

The width of the screen (in pixels).

Environment (environment)

Details about the browser environment.

Environment type

Browser

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.environment.type browser

The type of environment through which the experience surfaced. Adobe Experience Platform Web SDK always sets this to browser.

Viewport height

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.environment.browserDetails.viewportHeight 679

The height of the browser’s content area (in pixels).

Viewport width

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.environment.browserDetails.viewportWidth 642

The width of the browser’s content area (in pixels).

Implementation details

Information about the SDK used to collect the event.

Name

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.name https://ns.adobe.com/experience/alloy

The software development kit (SDK) identifier. This field uses a URI to improve uniqueness among identifiers provided by different software libraries.

Version

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.version 0.11.0

Environment

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.implementationDetails.environment browser

Place context (placeContext)

Information about the location of the end user.

Local time

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.placeContext.localTime 2019-08-07T15:47:17.129-07:00

Local timestamp for the end user in simplified extended ISO format ISO 8601.

Local timezone offset

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.placeContext.localTimezoneOffset 360

Number of minutes the user is offset from GMT.

Timestamp

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.timestamp 2019-08-07T22:47:17.129Z

The timestamp of the event. This part of context cannot be removed.

UTC timestamp for the end user in simplified extended ISO format ISO 8601.

Web details (web)

Details about the page the user is on.

Current page URL

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.web.webPageDetails.URL https://somesite.com/somepage.html

The URL of the current page.

Referrer URL

Path in Payload: Example:
events[].xdm.web.webReferrer.URL http://somereferrer.com/linkedpage.html

The URL of the previous page visited.

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