1 Reply Latest reply on Feb 6, 2019 12:48 AM by Sanford Whiteman

    How to get a visitor's cookie ID in front end?

    Dan Sisu

      Hey,

       

      I am trying to get the status of current user (subscribed/unsubscribed) from Marketo to an web application.

       

      The scenario is like this:

      User opens our web application page and Marketo script is loaded;

      From Marketo API a REST response is sent. We want this rest response in Front End to also contain the status of the user – subscribed or not.

       

      I read the documentation below but I was looking for a specific snippet code to see how it works exactly. Has anybody implemented this?

      http://developers.marketo.com/blog/get-a-visitors-cookie-id-and-then-query-associated-lead-data/

       

      Many thanks!
      Dan

        • Re: How to get a visitor's cookie ID in front end?
          Sanford Whiteman

          User opens our web application page and Marketo script is loaded;

          What Marketo script?

           

          From Marketo API a REST response is sent. We want this rest response in Front End to also contain the status of the user – subscribed or not.

          This is no place for the REST API. All you'll be doing is creating a DoS vulnerability against all your API-based integrations (as well as this one). The REST API is not to be used in response to individual, ungoverned end-user activities.

           

          What you need is a Pre-Fill solution.  The Pre-Fill response (including the Unsubscribed field or whatever custom field you're using) need not be used to fill a form. It can be used to do anything else in your web app.