These release notes provide information about features, enhancements, and fixes for each Adobe Target Standard and Target Premium release. In addition, release notes for Target APIs, SDKs, the Adobe Experience Platform Web SDK, at.js, and other platform changes are also included, when applicable.
mbox.js end-of-life: As of March 31, 2021, Adobe Target no longer supports the mbox.js library. Post March 31, 2021, all calls made from mbox.js will gracefully fail and impact your pages that have Target activities running by serving default content.
(The issue numbers in parentheses are for internal Adobe use.)
This maintenance release contains the following enhancement:
|Cart-based Recommendations||Added a new family of algorithms to deliver recommendations based on the contents of the visitor’s cart.
For more information, see “Cart-Based” in Create criteria and “Cart adds/cart views/checkout pages” and “Exclude items already in the visitor’s cart” in Plan and implement Recommendations.
This maintenance release contains the following enhancements, fixes, and changes:
The following enhancements have been added when using Target Audiences with the Adobe Experience Platform Web SDK:
Added warning icons, popovers, and messages in various places in the Target UI to indicate that the audience was deleted at the source and is no longer available for use in Target activities.
The following illustrations show some of the places the icons, popovers, and messages display:
Activity list page
Activity Overview pages:
Experiences step of the activity-creation workflow:
Targeting step of the activity-creation workflow:
Goals & Settings step of the activity-creation workflow:
Audience refinements (Replace Audience on the Targeting step of the activity-creation workflow):
If you attempt to use the Combine Audiences feature and one of audiences was deleted at the source, Save is disabled.
This release contains the following new features:
|Audiences UI refresh||As part of the Adobe Target team’s ongoing effort to improve the user-experience for Target users, this release refreshes the Audiences and Profile Scripts pages in the Target UI. This update unifies and standardizes design patterns that were previously inconsistent, while adding new enhancements, such as:
NOTE: The new Audiences UI has been temporarily disabled for all customers except those currently in a Target Beta program. This UI refresh will be reenabled for a subset of customers on Tuesday, October 19 and for all remaining customers at a later date.
|Profile Scripts UI refresh||The Profile Scripts library was also updated, and includes a refreshed interface along and several productivity updates:
|Recommendations Criteria create and edit||The Recommendations Criteria creation and editing workflow has been streamlined to simplify choosing the right recommendations algorithm and settings to achieve your goals.
For more information, see Create criteria.
|Recommendations lookback window and algorithm refresh rate improvements||You can now run “Most Viewed” and “Top Sellers” algorithms with a six-hour lookback window to capture the content that’s trending most recently. When the six-hour lookback window is selected, your recommendations results are updated every 3-6 hours throughout the day.
For more information, see Data Source in Create criteria.
|Release notes: Adobe Target Platform Experience Web SDK||Details about changes in each version of the Platform Web SDK.|
In addition to the notes for each release, the following resources provide additional information:
|Documentation changes||View detailed information about updates to this guide that are not included in these release notes.
For more information, see Documentation Changes.
|Release notes for previous releases||View information about new features and enhancements in previous releases of Target Standard and Target Premium.
For more information, see Release notes for previous releases.
|Adobe Experience Cloud release notes||View the latest release notes for the Adobe Experience Cloud solutions.
For more information, see Experience Cloud Release Notes.
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|Upcoming release notes||For information about the current month’s Target releases, including prerelease information, see the Target Release Notes - Prerelease page.|