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Create Asset Groups

In this page you'll learn how to create an asset group. These groups of files can be used in your app to present content to your users based on time, location and segmentation.

From the list of asset groups, click in the New Asset Group button on the top right corner of the page:

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To start creating an asset group you'll need to name it:

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This name will also be the identifier which your app should use to fetch this group so choose it accordingly.

If you would like that a certain group to have priority over another group with exactly the same criteria, you should provide a priority value:

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Higher numbers have priority over lower numbers.

Optionally you can provide a start and end date for an asset group during which the group should be active:

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To make these groups even more powerful you can provide an advanced criteria to target certain segments, tags, users in a certain location or using certain devices. This will allow you to create content that is highly relevant and contextual.

In the Criteria selector you can select between Segments, Tags, Location or Device Properties. You will have to select them individually but you can combined them to achieve a fine-grain filtering.

To select segments go ahead an select Using Segments from the Criteria option:

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You can search for an existing segment by typing in the Search Segments field:

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Because segments can be created via the dashboard, if the segment does not exist, you can quickly create one by clicking in the Create it? link:

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Once you have selected the segments you want to use, go ahead and click in the Add to Criteria button:

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This will add the segments you've selected to the criteria. Now you can select the quantifier for this selection. If you want the criteria to match any of the segments you've selected, leave the option In any of these selected:

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If you want to make sure you only show content if the users are in all the segments you've selected, change the quantifier to In all of these:

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And finally if you want to make sure you only show content if the users are not in any of the segments you've selected, change the quantifier to In none of these:

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You can also do the same thing with tags, even combine it with segments. To also add tags in this criteria, select Using Tags from the Criteria option:

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You can search for an existing tag by typing in the Search Tags field:

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Once you have selected the tags you want to use, go ahead and click in the Add to Criteria button:

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This will add the tags you've selected to the criteria. Now you can select the quantifier for this selection. If you want the criteria to match any of the tags you've selected, leave the option In any of these selected:

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If you want to make sure you only show content if the devices are in all the tags you've selected, change the quantifier to In all of these:

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And finally if you want to make sure you only show content if the devices are not in any of the tags you've selected, change the quantifier to In none of these:

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In this criteria you can include location as a decisive factor of who ever gets to see your content. To start adding locations to your criteria, select Using Location:

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This will show you a map where you can either search for a specific address or any of the geo-zone, POI's, cities or countries you already created or you can simply draw a shape anywhere in the map:

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To search for a specific address select the following in the map:

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To search for a specific Geo-Zone select the following in the map:

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To search for a specific POI select the following in the map:

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To search for a specific City select the following in the map:

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To search for a specific Country select the following in the map:

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Or simply select one of the shapes available and draw it in any location in the map:

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Once you have selected a location, your map will look like this:

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You can select one or more locations and once you've done with your selection you simply need to click in the Add To Criteria button to actually add these locations to the criteria:

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Once you've selected some locations you can then specify how exactly you can use them in the criteria. If you want to show content to anyone that uses your apps while at any of the locations, leave the option In any of these selected:

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If you want to show content to anyone that uses your apps while at all of the locations at the same time, select the option In all of these:

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If you want to show content to anyone that is not any of the selected locations, select the option In none of these:

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Finally you can also filter based on certain properties of devices (operating system, app version, language, etc), even combine it with segments and tags if needed. To also add device properties in this criteria, select Using Device Properties from the Criteria option:

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To start adding device properties to the criteria click in the Add a Property? link, as shown above. This will create an entry like this:

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You should now select which device property and the operator to user and type the value you want to filter it for, like the example below:

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If you select the operator is any or is not any, you will be able to add more than one value by clicking in Add another value link , like shown below:

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If instead you want to combine device properties you can simply add more properties by clicking in the Add another device property link, as shown below:

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When you are ready with your selection of device properties just go ahead an hit the Add to Criteria button and you will see a selection like this:

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Finally you should add the actual assets you want to show to the users. In the Assets section, click in the Add an asset? link to add an asset:

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This will create an entry like the one below:

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Click in the Expand button to see all the fields you can use for your asset. Optionally you can add a file, using the field below to upload it:

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We currently support files of type .png, .gif, .jpeg, .pdf, .html, .css, .js, .json or .mp4.

It is mandatory that you at least insert a title for all your assets:

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Optionally you can also add a description (in the form HTML markup) to your asset:

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And finally every asset can also have a button which accepts a text for the label and the action:

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Every group can have one or more assets, to add more assets simply click in the Add Another Asset link like shown below:

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When you're done adding assets to your group, make sure you click in the Create button to actually create a group:

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Keep reading our guides to learn how to edit an asset group.