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How to Add Pre/Post-Campaign JS/CSS

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Campaign JS/CSS code runs on all the pages included in a test for all the variations and control. Using VWO, you can add two types of JavaScript code snippets—Post-campaign JS and Pre-campaign JS.

Some common usage for Campaign or Global JS code in VWO include:

  • Sending VWO campaign data to analytics tools
  • Custom conversion goal tracking (using pre-campaign JS)
  • Define a JS function to capture the variation served to a visitor and then trigger the respective variation of a survey/notification widget

To add campaign-level JS/CSS, click Campaign JS/CSS on the upper-right side of the editor.
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Post-Campaign JS

This is the default mode when you select the Campaign JS/CSS option. Here, you can define JS code that you want VWO to execute after the campaign code executes on the page.

To add post-campaign JS, click the Settings icon next to Variation1 and then click Edit Code or click </> on VWO Visual Editor.

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Note: Post-campaign JS will run only on the URLs which are included in Settings > URLs section in the test.

Under the Campaign JS/CSS option, enter JavaScript code you want to add to implement a change across all the variations and control of your test pages.editor-59

To add custom CSS to the website, select CSS > Include External Stylesheet.editor-52

Enter the URL to the CSS you want to include. To use some commonly known CSS libraries, select an option from the Quick Add list and then click Done.editor-53

Pre-Campaign

You can add JavaScript/CSS code to your campaign pages to indicate that VWO must run the code on the page before applying any changes to the variations. It allows you to trigger custom conversion goals without changing the code base of the entire website.

To add pre-campaign JS/CSS code, click Campaign JS/CSS in the upper-right corner of the code editor window and then select JavaScript > Define Pre-Campaign JS.editor-60

Add your pre-campaign JS code on the right panel of the window. On the left panel, enter the global/post-campaign JS code you want to execute after applying changes.editor-61

If you have selected Code-only mode for the editor, click Settings in the JavaScript tab and select Add Pre Campaign JS.

To apply the changes, click Done.

Note: Pre-campaign JS executes on the URLs defined in the test and any goal URLs included in the test.

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