4 Replies Latest reply on Jun 23, 2016 1:10 AM by Takehiro Monday

    custom field for unique number

    淳 佐々木

      Hello. This is Jun Sasaki @i-enter in Tokyo,Japan.



      Can I ask you there are some people who create new field in which

      they can put a unique numble automatically?



      We need a unique number to manage the leads perticipating in each seminar.



      Thank you for your answer.The specified item was not found.

        • Re: custom field for unique number
          Jamie Lewis

          Yes, this is definitely possible to do and I have done it on occasion.  You have to populate the value though, Marketo cannot do that automatically. 

          • Re: custom field for unique number
            Sanford Whiteman

            Every Marketo lead already has 2 unique numbers already assigned, and 3 unique fields total:


            • the Lead ID is a unique integer
            • the Marketo Unique Code is a unique alphanumeric field that is also a 64-bit integer in Base36: BE2FNKN = 24795221783
            • the Marketo Unique Name is a unique alphanumeric field derived from the lead's name; it's not representable as a number, however


            None of these will change over the lifetime of the lead, so if you simply need a way of referring to the lead in some outside context, it's already there.  As Jamie points out you can also create additional fields and make them unique (perhaps generating a GUID before importing a list) but Marketo will not make them unique for you.

            1 of 1 people found this helpful
            • Re: custom field for unique number
              Rajesh Talele

              As usual, great answers by Jamie and Sanford.


              You might also find this article on Linkedin helpful.

              Unique Promo Code For Each Member Of A Campaign

              It shows how to do exactly what is being asked here, generate and populate unique number to manage the leads for each seminar.


              Rajesh Talele


              • Re: custom field for unique number
                Takehiro Monday

                Simply if you want to show registered id for a visitor for each seminar, i recommend to use {{campaign.id}}{{lead.id}} combination.


                For example

                You make SC when the lead visits a registered page, SC saves {{campaign.id}}  to the custom field at flow step.

                Of course you can send a unique id in the registered mail and the alert mail.

                2 of 2 people found this helpful