Last updated January 17, 2017
Customers of WorkCast Producer+ and Enterprise licenses have the option to integrate with their Eloqua marketing system.
Select the “Forms” option from the Assets Menu and then select “Create a Form”.
Select the Template you wish to use for the Form.
This will generate a basic form.
Add the following Contact fields to your form by selecting them from the “Contact Fields” table:-
Ensure that these fields are set up to “Use a Field Merge”:-
Also add 3 Hidden Fields (from the Custom Fields list):-
Ensure that each of these fields has the correct “HTML Name” value:-
Use the Pre-Population button (third from the left) on the Hidden Field Properties panel to set a static value for the 3 Hidden Fields. These should be set as follows:-
wrk_redirectsuccess = http://www.workcast.com/registerthanks.aspx
wrk_redirectfailure = http://www.workcast.com/registerthanks.aspx
wrk_datatype = dcdcfr
Please change the http://www.workcast.com sections in the above example for the wrk_redirectsuccess and wrk_redirectfailure fields to match your URL mask.
*Please note that the active option is shown with a light blue background.
You should have a form which looks similar to the one pictured below.
Save your new Form using the “Save” button at the top right of the screen.
Move on to the next screen using the “Processing” button.
Remove any existing Processing Steps by right clicking on them and selecting “Remove Step”.
Add a new “Post Data to Server” Processing Step.
The General Settings should be configured with the following options:-
The URL should be set as a Constant Value to point to the WorkCast Data Usher endpoint and include query string parameters for the ‘Meid’ and ‘Pak’ values for the Event Session against which the client will be registered.
The meid in the URL should be set to the WorkCast Managed Event Id.
The pak in the URL should be set to the pak code of the WorkCast Event.
The ‘Meid’ (Managed Event Id) and ‘Pak’ (Public Access Code) values can be found in the Event Session Summary section of the WorkCast Platform. The ‘Pak’ is shown at the end of the Form URL value.
The Field Mappings should be set as follows:-
Hidden Field 2
Hidden Field 3
A full set of the standard fields that can be used can be found in the “WorkCast Integration Data Capture Forms” document.
Custom fields can also be added and pushed to the WorkCast Platform. Again, details of how this can be done can be found in the “WorkCast Integration Data Capture Forms” document.
Set the “This Processing Step Executes…” to “Always”.
You should now have a screen similar to the one shown below:-
Add a new “Redirect to Web Page” Processing Step.
This should be configured with the following options:-
Send to an External URL
Always redirect to the same URL
Set this to a Thanks Page URL of your choice.
Save the Form with a suitable name.
Select the “Landing Pages” option from the Assets Menu and then select “Create a Landing Page”.
Select the Template you wish to use for the Landing Page.
This will generate a basic empty Landing Page.
Add the Form created above to a Landing Page by clicking on the ‘Form’ option in the left hand column and then selecting and dragging the required Form from the Form Browser List.
Save your Landing Page with an appropriate name.
Supply a Microsite for the Landing Page by clicking on the DRAFT button in the top left of your screen.
And then select your required microsite:-
Save your Landing Page again.
Select the “Campaigns” Menu and then select “Create a Multi-Step Campaign”.
Select the Template you wish to use for the Campaign.
This will generate a basic empty Campaign.
Add a Landing Page Step to your Campaign.
Double click the element on the page and then select the Landing Page you created in the previous section.
Save your Campaign with an appropriate name.
Activate your new Campaign using the ‘Activate…’ button in the top right of the screen.
Your Campaign, Landing Page and Form will now show as being Active.
The Landing Page and the Form can then be tested using the link in the URL(s) field on the top bar of the Landing Page screen and then clicking the link that appears in the popup.
Your Form will then be displayed.
Pressing Submit on the Form will push the Registration Data to WorkCast and add the Registrant to the configured WorkCast Event.
The user will then be redirected to the page you configured in the ‘Redirect to Web Page’ step above.
The Registration should then be seen in the WorkCast Platform Registration Report.
Event Attendance information can be pushed from the WorkCast Platform via the WorkCast Eloqua Integration Service. This Attendance information can include Poll, Chat and Documentation link data. To configure attendance data you will need to connect your Eloqua account within the WorkCast Integration page.
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