Profile attributes not showing up in Audience builder in Target

thomashendrickx 13-05-2020



I am building a small POC to try out some ways to capture data using at.js (version 2.3.0) directly on the page instead of Launch. I attached some profile specific attributes when sending the pageload request, they get stored within the profile in Target, but I am unable to use these parameters when I try to build an Audience in Target using the 'Visitor Profile' selector. 


The request

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The response with tracing

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What step am I missing? 


Thanks, Thomas

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karand53490614 20-05-2020

@thomashendrickx Can you please ensure that you are meeting the below specifications for the profile parameters:

Maximum count = 50
Name not blank
Name length <= 128
Value length <= 256
Name should not start with "profile."
skand 20-05-2020



Greetings !


You can trying passing the profile parameter as 'profile.customer_id' instead of just 'customer_id'. 

Then you should be able to see the parameter while building Audience in Target using the 'Visitor Profile' selector. 


Note : Make sure you fire multiple Target calls containing the parameter so that it can be received by Target server and thus be able to recognize the parameter when creating audience.


Also after firing the target call, check in a fresh session i.e. in an incognito window so that latest changes can be seen in target UI.

TanviAgarwal89 20-05-2020

Hello @thomashendrickx 


If you are creating any profile attribute through "Profile Scripts" Then it will be available in "Visitor profile" while creating the audience.

Profile scripts >


However I believe the customer_ID is not being passed through 'profile scripts'. Please correct me if there is any difference in understanding.

Eric_Vidana 18-05-2020

It might just take some time for it to show up. You could also set up an API call to get the list.