The Conditions

Pages Visited

In this article: About the Pages Visited condition | Usage Examples | How to set up a Pages Visited condition.

What is the Pages Visited condition

The Pages Visited condition lets you add or replace content on your website based on the pages previously visited by a user on your site.

How can your site benefit from the pages visited condition?

Examples:

  • Personalize calls to action based on the interest a visitors showed on your site
  • Encourage users who showed interest in a certain product or service to take action
  • Hide marketing messages from users who already purchased your app or program

How does the Pages Visited condition work?

The Pages Visited condition works based on a cookie that tracks pages on your site that were previously visited by the user.

Be mindful that the condition will only work if the user has visited the site using the same device and browser and did not clean the browser cookies.

The lifespan of the Pages Visited cookie

Dynamic content will be displayed if a user has previously visited selected pages over a defined time period. The lifespan of the Pages Visited cookie can be defined on the plugin’s Settings page.

The lifespan of the “pages visited” cookie can be defined on the plugin’s Settings page.

Disabling the Pages Visited cookie

Disabling the Pages Visited cookie – Users who don’t use the Pages Visited condition and are concerned about privacy regulations can disable the pages visited cookie. If the cookie is disabled, If-So will skip dynamic content versions with the Pages Visited condition. Other versions in the trigger, if such exist, will be checked as usual.

 

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How to set up a Pages Visited condition

  1. Click on “Select a condition” and select “Pages Visited“.
  2. Select an operator: “URL is” / “URL contains” / “URL is not” / “URL does not contain”.
  3. Type in a domain, a webpage URL, or a term.
  4. In the content field of the dynamic version, set the content to be displayed if the condition you have set is met.
  5. In the content field of the default version, set content to be displayed if the condition is not met (optional, can be left blank).
  6. Press “Publish” and paste the shortcode generated by If-So on your website.
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