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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

The page can be automatically redirected quite simply without any action from the user.

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

No. You need to read what I wrote about the race condition multiple times above. If you automatically redirect you are guaranteed to fail for the same reason. (And adding a sloppy/guessy timer is poor programming.)

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You're definitely not guaranteed to fail if you use a "sloppy/guessy" timer, no matter how poor the programming is.

You can decide if you want a click or if you want the user to wait 5 seconds.. or you can spend over a day trying to shoehorn the Marketo tracking code. I know as a marketer and not a developer I'd just go with the option that works and spend my time doing more important things.

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

You're definitely not guaranteed to fail if you use a "sloppy/guessy" timer, no matter how poor the programming is.

If you don't understand the race condition at work here, and don't understand how fallible Munchkin tracking can be under some circumstances, you may think that's true.

The reality is that asynchronous programming requires thorough logic, not guesswork.  With a high guess like 5 seconds, yes, you will succeed 99% of the time, but always at the cost of 5 seconds of wait time.

With a correct synchronous implementation, you will succeed 100% of the time and redirect the user as quickly as 100ms, never making them wait any longer than is absolutely mandated by network and server conditions.

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

Hi Sanford,

to add to your point, I usually feel safer to be guaranteed not to fail than not to be guaranteed to fail

-Greg

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

If you take the time to read the thread, you may learn a few things about the sequence of actions.

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

Yes, but if I read the whole thread I'd have to read all the red-herrings about program status, do-not-track, link tracking etc..

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

Hi Greg,

I know Im pushing my luck when the form loads you can see the form field, is there an easy way to make it hidden?

Thanks

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

Hi Matthew,

You have forgotten the display:none

<form id="mktoForm_2190" style="display:none"></form>

To make it quicker, you can also remove the email address field from the form.

-Greg

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Re: Help please - landing page not triggering in smart list

Hi Nicholas,

A colleague suggested this by creating a re-direct in admin, but this didn't seem to work out.