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Web banners: displaying and testing a web banner to a segmented audience

Prerequisites for web banners

To work with web banners, first, they need to be set by the Meiro team:

1. Meiro Events must be implemented. 

2. Meiro Events API connection must be set in the Administration/ Settings tab. 

3. Web banners tabs must be enabled by the administrator for your user role.

4. For embedded web banners it is required to place a DOM element with a unique ID in the HTML code of the website where the banner will be displayed.

To use segments with web banners, there are additional requirements:

1. The relevant segment must be created in the Segments tab.

2. The Meiro User ID attribute must be added to WBS - Please contact the Meiro team to set this up.

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How to display a web banner to segmented audience

  1. In the web banner settings form, insert as condition Server: HTTP request
  2. Input a URL to the URL template field.
    URL should look like this:


Condition to show the banner only to customers belonging to the particular segment:
response is ok

Condition to show the banner only to customers not belonging to the particular segment:
string - contains - status - error

Explanation of each part of the URL:


URL part



This is the URL of your CDP instance. In general.

It should have the form: cdp.<client_instance_name>.meiro.io


The CDP path that Meiro Events will access when a user visits your website. Do not modify this URL part.


The attribute id contains Meiro User IDs of your customers.

You can retrieve this id in the Setup->Attributes tab of your Meiro Business Explorer instance.

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The field name contains the Meiro User IDs of your website cookie. In general, it should be meiro_user_id but may change depending on your implementation.

You can find this field name when you visit your website, go to

Dev Tools->Application->Cookies

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The segment number of the segment you want to show the web banner. 

You can retrieve this number from:

- the URL of your segment

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-segment detail


How to test a web banner for segmented audience

To test a web banner for only a certain segment of customers, it is necessary to set the meiro_id cookie of someone belonging to the segment.

For example: the banner is being displayed only to people from the segment with ID 490.

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Warning: We strongly advise using only the fresh anonymous windows for testing different cookies!

1: Open the segment with the corresponding ID.

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2: Open a single customer view of someone from this segment.

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3: Copy to clipboard Meiro user ID.

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4: First method by changing cookies manually:

Visit the URL when the banner is being displayed and open Developer Tools of the browser. Go to Application tab and change the cookie value manually for both 'meiro_user_id' and 'meiro_user_id_js'.

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Learn more: about how to open Developer Tools on Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Firefox

Second method through the console input:



5: Hard refresh (CTRL + F5) your browser and the web banner will be displayed.