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Setup guide: events

Setup guide is for setting up Meiro Business Explorer, usually it is done by the Meiro team.

In the Setup/ Events tab, it is possible to create, edit, show/ hide events that will be used through Meiro Business Explorer (the basis for identity stitching, attribute calculation, displayed for each customer in the Customer Detail tab/ Timeline).

A full list of events will be visible to users in the Data tab/ Events tab.

Learn from this article:

Create event

Edit/ show-hide event

See an event example

 

1. Create event

To create an event, please click on the Create Event button and fill the form that will be displayed.

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General

Event Name

Name your event that will be displayed across Meiro Business Explorer. It is possible to edit then name later on. 

Source (not editable later

Pick the data source from which this event comes from.

Event Type (not editable later

Select event type from available event types (for example web_pageview, web_transactions etc.).

Event Version (not editable later)

Assign the version of this event that you can refer to later. 

Schema

The schema describes the way how event payload should be displayed in the user interface. It is possible to set multiple items that will be displayed.

Title

Set the title of the payload. The event title is the further specification of the event. For example event type "Order Status Updated" may have the title "The customer's order changed the status to Awaiting bank payment" to specify the event further. The title will be visible under this name across Meiro Business Explorer. It is possible to edit it later on. 

 

Add items to display in the payload

Name: Name your schema item. It will be visible under this name across Meiro Business Explorer. It is possible to edit it later on. 

Type: Set the item type (string, datetime, number). It is possible to edit it later on. 

Format: Pick one of the available formats (text, link, list). It is possible to edit it later on. 

Path: JSON path that points to value in payload corresponding to this payload item. It is possible to edit it later on. 

 

Warning: It will not be possible to edit Source, Event Type and Event Version later. In this case, It is recommended to hide the event and create a new one.

Remember: Changes will be saved after clicking on the Save button.

2. Edit/ show-hide events

At any time it is possible to edit events. If needed It is possible to hide an event from the Meiro interface. When hidden, events will not be displayed in the Meiro Business Explorer interface.

Warning: Fields that are not editable are: Source, Event Type, Event Version. If filled wrong, it is recommended to hide the incorrect event and create a new one.

3. Event example

An example of an event listed in the Data tab/ Events tab:

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For this event:

Event Name: Account created on web

Event Source: Bank website

Event Type: picked from the drop-down list (in this case "account-created")

Event Version: the version of this event (for example 1-0-0)

Schema Title: Bank web account created

Schema Name: Device family

Schema Type: string

Schema Format: text

Schema Path: JSON path to this event