Automatic Segmenting

I'm fairly new to CM and currently integrating it into my CRM system using the API.

I have a custom field that contains one of N strings. I would like to be able to create N segments based on the value in the field. This is one of those things that I just assumed CM would do when I first read about segmenting and I'm surprised to find it doesn't now that I'm trying to make it all work. I could understand if using a lookup was required, and so you could auto-segment with one segment per lookup value, but that doesn't seem to work either.

Please can you tell me if I've missed something, or if I need to manually create each segment using the API.



Phil Phil, 5 years ago

Hi Mike,

Unfortunately i can confirm that you haven't missed anything. We don't have an auto-segmenting feature like that, so you'll need to create the segments via the API.

Let me know if you need any help with getting that going.

mhudson99, 5 years ago

Hi Phil

I've got it working in my script now, so I can automatically create one segment for each unique value in my custom field.

Cheers, Mike.

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