Creating a custom cookie trait without Java
In this tutorial, we use a common business use case as an example. We create a custom cookie that is used to personalize a component based on the number of times a user visits a specific page. On the assumption that more page visits mean an increasing interest in our product, we progressively display personalized components offering incentives and discounts to entice the user to make a purchase.
More specifically, in the tutorial:
A cookie named
The cookie keeps count of the number of times a user visits the page.
On the visitor’s first visit no personalized component displays.
On the second and subsequent visit different personalized components offering progressively larger discounts display.
Cookies can be used to create just about any kind of personalization feature and you can adapt the example to suit your needs or use it as inspiration for your own custom cookies.
The tutorial uses the DX Core demo bundle and is divided into two sections:
The best way to learn is to do it yourself, so we recommend that you recreate the tutorial from scratch and start by installing a DX Core bundle.