Personalization element

A personalization element stores a reference to a personalization rule or content spot generated by Portal Personalization. To use a personalization element you must create a personalization component. You cannot add a personalization element to authoring templates, sites, site areas or content items.

A personalization element can:

Creating a personalization element

You can only use a personalization element by creating a personalization component. You cannot add a personalization element to authoring templates, sites, site areas or content items.

Access controls

When creating a personalization element, a user will only be able to select those personalization rules and content spots that they have access to in Portal Personalization.

The personalization rule or content spot selected in the personalization element will only be rendered if the user viewing the Web content has access to the personalization rule or content spot in Portal Personalization.

Notes:

Note: Maximum items displayed

A maximum of 100 items can be displayed in a single Personalization element.

Note: Recreating Personalization Rules and content spots

If you delete a Personalization Rule or content Spot that has been referenced in a Personalization element and then create a new Personalization Rule or content spot with the same name, it will no longer be displayed in the Personalization element. You will need to edit the Personalization element and reselect the Personalization Rule or content spot.