Get Offers (Python)

Description

get_offers() is used to execute a decision and retrieve an experience from Adobe Target.

Method

getOffers

target_client_instance.get_offers(options)

Parameters

The options dict has the following structure:

Name
Type
Required
Default
Description
request
DeliveryRequest
Yes
None
Conforms to the Target Delivery API request
target_cookie
str
no
None
Target cookie
target_location_hint
str
no
None
Target location hint
consumer_id
str
no
None
When stitching multiple calls, different consumer IDs should be provided
customer_ids
list[CustomerId]
no
None
A list of Customer Ids in VisitorId-compatible format
session_id
str
no
None
Used for linking multiple requests
callback
callable
no
None
If handling request asynchronously, the callback is invoked when response is ready
err_callback
callable
no
None
If handling request asynchronously, error callback is invoked when exception is raised

Returns

Returns a TargetDeliveryResponse if called synchronously (default), or an AsyncResult if called with a callback. TargetDeliveryResponse has the following structure:

Name
Type
Description
response
DeliveryResponse
Conforms to the Target Delivery API response
target_cookie
dict
Target cookie
target_location_hint_cookie
dict
Target location hint cookie
analytics_details
list[AnalyticsResponse]
Analytics payload, in case of client side Analytics usage
trace
list[dict]
Aggregated trace data for all request mboxes/views
response_tokens
list[dict]
A list of ‚ÄčResponse Tokens
meta
dict
Additional decisioning metadata for use with on-device-decisioning

target_cookie and target_location_hint_cookie objects used for passing data back to the browser have the following structure:

Name
Type
Description
name
str
Cookie name
value
any
Cookie value, the value will be converted to string
max_age
int
The max_age option is a convenience for setting expires relative to the current time in seconds

The meta object used for indicating the status of the target response has the following structure:

Name
Type
Description
decisioning_method
str
Which decisioning method was used: on-device or server-side
remote_mboxes
list[str]
When decisioning Method is on-device, an array of mbox names that could not be fully decided on-device is given. In other words, a Target Delivery API request is needed.
remote_views
list[str]
When decisioning Method is on-device, an array of view names that could not be fully decided on-device is given. In other words, a Target Delivery API request is needed.

Example

Python

def client_ready_callback():
    context = Context(channel=ChannelType.WEB)
    mboxes = [MboxRequest(name="a1-serverside-ab", index=1)]
    execute = ExecuteRequest(mboxes=mboxes)
    delivery_request = DeliveryRequest(context=context, execute=execute)

    get_offers_options = {
      "request": delivery_request
    }

    target_delivery_response = target_client.get_offers(get_offers_options)


client_options = {
    "client": "acmeclient",
    "organization_id": "1234567890@AdobeOrg",
    "events": {
        "client_ready": client_ready_callback
    }
}
target_client = TargetClient.create(client_options)
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