We have times when we do not want Target to fire, for instance when we have a known bot hitting our site. We are using DTM and are able to abort the Analytics call based on url parameters. Is there a way to do the same thing for Target?
You should be able to set Target to load via page load rule based on URL parameters similar to what you are doing with Target. This would require you to not use the default Target deployment, but only on page load rules being met. Page load rules are discussed in our DTM documentation here: Rules
Not sure if what you say makes sense, I'm not sure if I follow that first sentence. We're looking to do the same, with DTM. From what I've seen in DTM when you load the Target extension, it starts loading on every page load. If for example we only want to load target on a given path: