The digitalData.context object contains variables that describe the environment and context of the current visit.

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Introduction


The digitalData.context object must be declared and filled in the source code of each page.

All variables of the object digitalData.context are filled automatically by the SegmentStream library. On your part, you only need to declare the object and fill in the value of the variable digitalData.context.ip.

Example for the URL ‘http://website.com/?utm_campaign=sale_05_06_2016&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=criteo’:

window.digitalData = {
  ...,
  context: {
    userAgent: "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_13_2) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/63.0.3239.132 Safari/537.36",
    campaign: {
      name: "sale_05_06_2016",
      medium: "cpc",
      source: "criteo"
    },
    ip: "46.250.135.5",
    os: {
      name: "Mac OS",
      version: "10.13.2"
    },
    location: {
      city: "Moscow",
      country: "RU",
      region: "Moscow"
    },
    device: {
      type: "desktop"
    },
    browser: {
      major: "63",
      name: "Chrome",
      version: "63.0.3239.132"
    }
  }
  ...
}

context.ip


Data type: string.

context.ip - optional variable which contains the user’s ip-address

context.userAgent


Data type: string. Filled automatically

context.userAgent - contains information about the users browser and system

context.os


Data type: object. Filled automatically

context.os - Contains an object which describes the users operating system

Path Data Type Description
context.os.name String Name of the OS
context.os.version String OS version

context.location


Data type: object. Filled automatically

context.location - contains an object which describes the users location.

Path Data Type Description
context.location.city String City
context.location.country String Country
context.location.region String Region/State/County

context.device


Data type: object. Filled automatically

context.device - contains an object which describes the users device.

Path Data Type Description
context.device.model String Device model. Not relevant for desktops.
context.location.type String Type of device: “desktop”, “mobile”, “tablet”
context.location.vendor String Device manufacturer. Not relevant for desktops.

context.browser


Data type: object. Filled automatically

context.browser - contains an object which describes the users browser.

Path Data Type Description
context.browser.major String Short information on the browser version
context.browser.name String Browser name
context.browser.version String Full information on the browser version

context.campaign


Data type: object. Filled automatically

context.campaign - contains an object that describes the source of the visit, including the channel, the name of the advertising campaign and other data.

SegmentStream recognizes utm_marks from the URL of the loaded page, forms the object digital.context.campaign and stores this information in the site visitor’s browser localStorage for 90 days or until a “Completed Transaction” event has occurred.

Path Data Type Description
context.campaign.name String Name of the advertising campaign. Corresponds to utm_campaign.
context.campaign.medium String Advert channel. Corresponds to utm_medium.
context.campaign.source String Advert source. Corresponds to utm_source.
context.campaign.term String Key phrase. Corresponds to utm_term label.
context.campaign.content String The content of the advertisement. Matches the utm_content label.

The context.campaign object also stores IDs of affiliate networks that bring traffic to the site, for example, ‘admitad_uid’.