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  • This endpoint returns recommendations for a named placement and logs shopper behavior. The recommendations returned by the API respect all merchandising rules set up in the Omnichannel Personalization dashboard.



Use this URL to request personalization from your production environment.


Use this URL to request personalization from your QA, staging or development environment. This way, you can test changes (such as merchandising or strategy rules) without impacting your production environment.


NOTE Only call parameters that you need. Algonomy operates off a set of APIs that support many applications and clients concurrently. Algonomy may update and enhance these APIs at any time. 

NOTE This endpoint requires that you track click events. See Tracking Events for more details.

Note:  All parameters are case sensitive.

Name Required or Optional Description
aari Optional

Already added registry items. A single (or list of) product ID(s). If there is more than one product in the registry, separate the IDs using the pipe '|' character.

Example: ​aari=33306|909119|305466

apiClientKey Required

A unique key specific to each API implementation. It identifies the specific application or client for reporting, permissions, and merchandising. This is provided by RichRelevance.

Example: apiClientKey=b0126f995ac848159d

apiKey Required

A unique key that identifies the site. Each RichRelevance client has a unique API key to separate data and traffic from other clients. This is provided by RichRelevance.

Example: apiKey=4faeaf752ee40a0f

atcid Required on Add to Cart page

Add to Cart ID. This can be a single product ID or a list of product IDs. If more than one product is added to the cart, separate the product IDs by using the pipe "|" character.

Example: atcid=uv2345|xt1234

attributeList Optional

This parameter limits the product attribute information included in the result to the specified list of attributes.

  • attributeList takes comma separated list of attribute names that should be shown in the response.
  • If the parameter is empty or wild card character '*', it will display all the product attributes in the response.


If attributeList = gender,color. Then it will return only gender and color attributes in the product attribute information.

attributeList=*   Returns all product attributes.

attributeList= (Empty) Returns all product attributes.


If returnMinimalRecItemData option is set to true in the request which naturally returns a minimum set of information, and attributeList option is also specified, the response also includes the attributes specified in the parameter. Minimal rec item data by default does not include the product name or image URL, these elements can be requested by adding "name" or "imageURL", respectively, to the attributeList.

bi Optional

A list of product IDs that should not be recommended in this response. Use the pipe "|" character to separate product IDs.

Example: bi=93874|04495|043945

categoryData Optional

Omits category data (categoryIds and categories) when set to false. The default is true.

Example: categoryData=false

categoryId Required on category_page

The category ID of the category the merchant wants to investigate. The value must match the external ID provided by the merchant to RichRelevance for the category.

Example: categoryId=902312

chi Optional

Supplies category hint IDs. Category hints can be added to any page type. Each category hint qualifies the page for merchandising rules that are associated to the category. Merchants can add multiple category hints to a single page. The values are separated by the pipe "|" character. 

Example: chi=1913000|1903094

count Optional

The total number of products to return in the response. This value overrides the return count set in the placement or in the Search and Browse configuration. For example, if you want to return products 30 through 60, set the value to 30. The maximum value is 1000.

Example: count=30

Note: This is for Search and Browse only. When using pagination this parameter together with st is required.

ctp Optional

Click-through parameter. Used to add parameters to the click-through URL. See Click-through Parameters for more information.

Example: ctp=|0:origin=CJ|1:&campaign=rr

cts Optional

Click-through server. Changes a portion of the click-through URL when a shopper clicks on a recommendation. It specifies the destination server of the click (for example, vs. This parameter is typically used during development to keep users within the same environment when clicking on a recommendation. 

Example: cts=

Note: if the cts parameter is provided in the API request, it overrides the click-through server site configuration setting, and/or cts in the product URL delivered in the feed.

cv Optional

Cart value. Used for targeted campaigns involving cart value. It's expressed in cents; for example, $10 is represented as 1000.

Example: cv=9550 (this would equal to $95.50)

excludeHtml Optional

True/false. If true, it omits the HTML returned in the RichRelevance server response. If false, the response includes the HTML for the placement which is set in the layout of the html field. The default is false. 

Example: excludeHtml=true

excludeItemAttributes Optional

True/false. If true, it removes item attributes from the recommended products data. The default is false.

Example: excludeItemAttributes=true

excludeRecItems Optional

True/false. If true, it completely removes the recommended items structure. This is useful when HTML is sufficient for the response. The default is false.

Example: excludeRecItems=true

fdm Optional

Force Display Mode. True/false. If true, the parameter will force display. For example, in listen mode, it will return products bypass logging.

Valid Values:

  • For true: "t", "on", "yes", "true", "1", "y" 
  • For false: "f", "off", "no", "false", "0", "n"
filbr Optional

Filter by brand name. The default excludes products of the specified brand from being recommended. See includeBrandFilteredProducts to change the default function. Filter multiple brand names by using the pipe "|" character between names.

Example: filbr=Microsoft|Logitech|Apple

filcat Optional

Specify the category to filter.

  • filcat=<categoryId>
  • To filter based on a specified category, the following should be specified: "filcat=<categoryId>&filcatinc=true>"
  • Multiple category ids can be passed with pipe de-limited string. Each category in a string is OR'd
filcatinc Optional

Filter along category (requires specification of category with 'filcat')

  • filcatinc=true: filters results to only show products from the specified category
  • filcatinc=false: filters out results from the specified category
filterAtr Optional

Filter types and values selected by the shopper. Place quotation marks around all attributes, separate the types by using the pipe "|" character, and separate the values by using a semicolon. You must include quotation marks around all attributes.

Example: filterAtr=brand:"adidas"|size:"M";"L"

Note: This is for Search and Browse only, and it needs configuration by RichRelevance first.

flv Optional

Flash version of the browser. It's only used if content displayed is flash.

Example: flv=

fpb Optional

The brand featured on the page. Used to set the seed for brand-seeded strategies, such as Brand Top Sellers.

Example: fpb=Microsoft

includeBrandFilteredProducts Optional

True/false. Changes the function of filbr from exclude to include. If not specified, the default is false, which will exclude the specified brand. If true, the brand filter excludes all products except the specified brand.

Example: includeBrandFilteredProducts=true

includeMVTData Optional

True/false. The default is false. If true, it includes details about any multivariate test (MVT) that is running.

Example: includeMVTData=true

Example JSON Response: 

{ "testId":12953, "control":false, "treatmentId":15707, "treatmentName":"T2 - recs OFF” }
includeMVTDetailedData Optional

True/false. The default is false. If true, it includes details about any multivariate test (MVT) that is running. The “eligible” string parameter will define that if the user is eligible for an MVT test or not.

Example: includeMVTDetailedData=true

Example JSON Response: 

{ "eligible":true, 
"control":false, "treatmentId":15707, "treatmentName":"T2 - recs OFF” }

When set to true, for Placement Type of Tests, the response will include a new section "mvtTreatments” providing MVT details that a placement is associated with.

Example JSON Response: 

"mvtTreatments": [
"testType": "Placement”,
"testId": 55564,
"control": true,
"treatmentId": 60129,
"treatmentName": "swap_each_other" 


  • Only the treatments a placement is participating will be provided as part of the response.
  • If the Placement test includes multiple placements, then all the placements will include the “mvtTreatment” as part of the response.
  • If multiple Placement tests are happening for the same placement, then multiple treatments will be part of the response.
includeSkuData Optional

True/False, the default value is false. If true, any available sku data provided in the SKU Feed will be provided for the returned products.

Example: includeSkuData=true

Example JSON Response:

"skuData": [{
  "color": "White",
  "size": "12",
  "image_url": "",
  "sku_id": "9400"
}, {
  "color": "White",
  "size": "13",
  "image_url": "",
  "sku_id": "9401"

Required for minPriceFilter

and maxPriceFilter parameters

True/false. Changes the function of minPriceFilter and maxPriceFilter from exclude to include. If not specified, the default is false, and it excludes product prices that match the specified range. If true, the filter excludes all products outside of the price range.

Example: includePriceFilteredProducts=true

includeStrategyData Optional

True/false. Default is false. If true, each placement in the response will include the strategy name.

Example: includeStrategyData=true

ipor Optional

Shopper IP address. Only use if the API request is not coming from the shopper’s device (for example, server-side integration).

Example: ipor=

jcb Required for jsonp

Name of the JavaScript function that JSON data is passed to. Must be specified if jsonp is set to true.

Example: jcb=processData

jsonp Optional

Boolean flag. The only valid value is true. If set to true, the jcb parameter must also be provided.

Example: jsonp=true

maxPriceFilter Optional

The maximum value of the price range filter. This filter matches the sale price of a product, or the list price if no sale price is provided. The value is in cents.

Note: this parameter will not work correctly unless includePriceFilteredProducts is also used. 

Example: maxPriceFilter=10099 (this means $100.99) 

minPriceFilter Optional

The minimum value of the price range filter. This filter matches the sale price of a product, or the list price if no sale price is provided. The value is in cents.

Note: this parameter will not work correctly unless includePriceFilteredProducts is also used. 

Example: minPriceFilter=579 (this means $5.79) 



Required on purchase_complete_page

Order ID. Part of the order definition. Example: o=902312

pageCount Optional

The total number of pages to return in the response. The total number of products returned are (count * pageCount), up to the total number of products in the category. Default pageCount is 1. This feature allows paginated Discover responses to be incorporated into faceted search and navigation systems. For large pageCount values, we advise returning small amounts of data per product, such as with these additional parameters : "&excludeHtml=true&excludeItemAttributes=true&returnMinimalRecItemData=true"

Example: pageCount=50

Note: this is for Discover only.

placements Required

List of placement identifiers. Each identifier consists of a page type and a placement name. The identifiers are separated by the pipe "|" character.

  • You'll receive one set of recommendations per placement.
  • All placements must be for the same page type.
  • The first placement is assumed to be the "best" placement, and will receive the best recommendation strategy.
  • When multiple placements are requested, each will receive a unique strategy and unique products.

Example: placements=item_page.horizontal|item_page.vertical


Required on purchase_complete_page

Optional on cart_page

Product prices. A list defining the prices of purchased products. The index of product prices in the list corresponds to the products passed in productId. This is part of the order definition. Use either pp or ppc to define the price of items purchased. If you use pp, the site’s currency multiplier is applied. The values are separated by the pipe "|" character.

Example: pp=29.99|32.97


Required on purchase_complete_page

Optional on cart_page

Product prices in cents. A list defining the prices of purchased products. The index of product prices in the list corresponds to the products passed in productId. This is part of the order definition. Use either pp or ppc to define the price of items purchased. If you use ppc, the site’s currency multiplier is not applied.

The passed value is accepted as-is, and is converted from a string to an integer. Be certain that the string you pass contains only numerals (no currency symbols or separators). The values are separated by the pipe "|" character.

Example: ppc=2999|3297 (these values are $29.99 and $32.97)

priceRanges Optional

Filter based on the price ranges that products should belong to. This is not applicable for clients with localized product prices. The values are in cents, and the value ranges are separated by the pipe "|" character.

Example: priceRanges=0;100|500;1000

Note: this is for Search and Browse only. 

productId Required on item_page, add_to_cart_page, purchase_complete_page, and cart_page (when not empty)

A single product ID, or a list of product IDs. Part of an order definition on the purchase complete page. Use the pipe "|" character to separate the product IDs.

Example: productId=uv2345|xt1234

Note:  SKU IDs can be passed to API calls as well. When specifying a PRODUCT ID, the SKU ID should be appended with a tilde ('~') separator.

Example: ...&productId=[product_id]~[sku_id]


Required on purchase_complete_page

Optional on cart_page

Item quantities. A list defining the quantities of products purchased. The index of quantities in the list corresponds to the index of the products passed in productId. This is part of the order definition. Multiple entries are separated by the pipe "|" character.

Example: q=2|1

rcs Required

Algonomy Cookie String. This is the encrypted Algonomy cookie for the user associated with the API request. It should be passed exactly as it was received in a prior API response.

Clients should ensure to preserve the 'rcs' value just as it was served. The 'rcs' parameter is always alphanumeric and case-sensitive, with the token value including a mix of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and numbers.

Note: The 'rcs' parameter allows merchants to effectively provide the Algonomy platform access to a user's Algonomy browser cookie by acting as a cookie proxy (or cookie pass-through). This process involves the merchant reading and writing a user's Algonomy browser cookie and passing it to and from Algonomy via the server-side API.

returnMinimalRecItemData Optional

This will limit the recommendedProducts json to 4 attributes: id, productURL, clickURL, clickTrackingURL

rg Optional

Used to identify a particular registry.

Example: rg=Registry123454321

rgt Optional

Registry type ID. Contact RichRelevance for a list of registry type IDs for your site.

Example: ​rgt=wedding

rid Optional

Region ID. Must be consistent with the ID used in the product region feed.

Example: rid=Switzerland-France

searchTerm Required on search_page

The search term typed in by the shopper. You can also use the productId parameter to provide product IDs of the products in the search results.

Example: searchTerm=adriana lima

sessionId Required

Identifies a single visit by a shopper.  Sessions are used by behavioral models (to scope user behaviour in a shopping session) and reporting metrics.

Example: sessionId=93484

sgs Optional

Supply user segments. Used for segment-targeted campaigns. List each segment using the format segment_number:segment_name, and then use the pipe "|" character to separate segments. You must pass both the segment ID and a segment name for each segment.

Example: sgs=101:NewUser|202:Male

st Optional

The starting number for the products that you want to return. For example, if you want to return products 30 through 60, set the value to 30.

Note: this is for Search and Browse only. When using pagination this parameter together with count is required.

Example: st=30

strategySet Optional

A prioritized list of strategy sets that you want returned based on the campaign use case. Please see additional details under Strategy Families listing below. If this is not provided, our recommendation engine will run King of the Hill (KOTH) to provide best recommendations given the information provided.

Example:strategySet=SiteWideBestSellers or strategySet=ProductBoughtBought|ProductViewedViewed

ts Optional

Timestamp. It's used for browser cache busting, and is highly recommended. If excluded, you may see cached responses.

Example: ts=1376676943

udd Optional

Use Dummy Data. True/false. If true, it returns random products for testing.

Example: udd=t

userAttribute Optional

Custom keys and values that describe the current shopper. Separate information using a semicolon and the pipe "|" character.

Example: userAttribute=eye_color:blue;green|hair_color:brown

userAttributeReplace Optional

Usage is same as userAttribute, except that the attributes sent along with userAttributeReplace will replace all previously sent values for that attribute.
Example: userAttributeReplace=eye_color:black
In the above example all previous values of eye_color will be removed and replaced with black.
If the same attribute is sent along in a single request in userAttribute as well as userAttributeReplace, then the value sent in userAttributeReplace will take precedence.
This attribute also supports Delete update against attribute values. 

Example: userAttribute=eye_color:|hair_color:

userId Optional

User ID. A unique string to identify each shopper (user). All shopper behavior is stored using this key. It is case-sensitive, and should be the same user ID sent to RichRelevance in other applications.

Example: userId=0982347

rfm Optional

Refinements are used to assure recommended products have a specific attribute value or values. An individual refinement is specified as a colon separated name/value pair.

Example: rfm=name:value

To specify a refinement as the existence of the attribute, you can simply omit the value
Example: rfm=name

To specify multiple refinements, specify them as a delimited list using the pipe character ('|') as the delimiter.

Example: rfm=attributeName|attributeName1:value1|attributeName2:value2

For more information, refer to the Refinements section.

rfb Optional

Refinement Fall-Back. Controls the cul-de-sac fallback behavior of refinements. 

Example: rfb=false

Default value is true, meaning that refinement values that would reduce recommendations below the placement's minimum threshold will be discarded. 

For more information, refer to the Refinements section.

Optional Stands for 'MVT Force Treatment'. entering a treatment id will force the response to be from the specified treatment.

Example requests (Recommend)

Retrieve the Home Page placement with placement ID rr1 for user with ID 48454648:

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=showcaseparent&apiClientKey=776cdd80331919e7&userId=48454648&sessionId=827ccb0eea8a706c4c34a16891f84e7b&placements=home_page.rr1

Request the Item Page placement with the placement ID vertical_rail, using the seed product ID 24516217 for the user with ID 48454648.

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=showcaseparent&apiClientKey=776cdd80331919e7&userId=48454648&sessionId=827ccb0eea8a706c4c34a16891f84e7b&placements=item_page.vertical_rail&productId=24516217

Request an the Add to Cart Page placement with the ID demo_mobile, for the user with ID 48454648, passing 24516217 (the ID of the product added to the cart) in the atcid parameter.

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=showcaseparent&apiClientKey=776cdd80331919e7&userId=48454648&sessionId=827ccb0eea8a706c4c34a16891f84e7b&placements=add_to_cart_page.demo_mobile&atcid=24516217

IMPORTANT: If you are doing a server side implementation, make sure to add compression headers to you request. This will allow RR servers to compress the response, which will result in a smaller payload and a faster response time. Example:

Accept-Encoding: deflate, gzip

Example response (Recommend)

  "rcs": "eF5j4cotK8lM4TMzsNA11DVkKU32MEkyBAJjM11jYzMzXRNTozRdA0sgYZxiammQaGJmZmaaDABuTQ0O",
  "placements": [
      "htmlElementId": "home_page_0",
      "placementType": "home_page",
      "strategyMessage": "Shop Top Sellers",
      "html": "",
      "placement": "home_page.rr1",
      "recommendedProducts": [
          "clickURL": "",
          "regionPriceDescription": "",
          "salePriceRangeCents": [
          "rating": 3.884,
          "numReviews": 0,
          "priceRangeCents": [
          "categoryIds": [
            "Electronics.Computers.Tablet PCs"
          "clickTrackingURL": "",
          "salePriceCents": 1,
          "regionalProductSku": "22127002",
          "imageURL": "",
          "name": "\"Nextbook 7\\\" Tablet with 8GB Memory with Google Mobile Services\"",
          "genre": "default",
          "isRecommendable": true,
          "priceCents": 6900,
          "attributes": {
            "MktplcInd": [
            "Clearance": [
            "97CentShipping": [
            "Rollback": [
            "Online": [
            "ListPrice": [
            "AddToCart": [
            "IsReducedPrice": [
            "IsSubmap": [
            "S2S": [
          "id": "22127002",
          "categories": [
              "hasChildren": false,
              "name": "Electronics",
              "childCategories": [],
              "ancestorCategories": [],
              "id": "Electronics",
              "isActive": false
              "hasChildren": false,
              "name": "Computers",
              "childCategories": [],
              "ancestorCategories": [],
              "id": "Electronics.Computers",
              "isActive": false
              "hasChildren": false,
              "name": "Tablet PCs",
              "childCategories": [],
              "ancestorCategories": [],
              "id": "Electronics.Computers.Tablet PCs",
              "isActive": false
          "productURL": "",
          "brand": "Nextbook"
  "viewGuid": "4b121136-3366-452f-092f-3d590a46665c",
  "status": "ok"

Example requests (Discover)

Display the first page (20 products per page) for an anonymous shopper (no user ID) for category 6406:

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=a6x5029gd6941a22&st=0&count=20&apiClientKey=x3f023fd649003&placements=category_page.richsort&sessionId=27083322340392734752015&userId=&categoryId=6406

Display the first page (20 products per page) for user ID 48454648, and for category 6406:

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=a6x5029gd6941a22&st=0&count=20&apiClientKey=x3f023fd649003&placements=category_page.richsort&sessionId=27083322340392734752015&userId=48454648&categoryId=6406

Display the next 20 products (products 21-40) for category 6406:

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=a6x5029gd6941a22&st=20&count=20&apiClientKey=x3f023fd649003&placements=category_page.richsort&sessionId=27083322340392734752015&userId=48454648&categoryId=6406

Display the first page (20 products per page) for user ID 48454648, for category 6406, and only show “color:black” products:

GET /rrserver/api/rrPlatform/recsForPlacements?apiKey=a6x5029gd6941a22&st=20&count=20&apiClientKey=x3f023fd649003&placements=category_page.richsort&sessionId=27083322340392734752015&userId=48454648&categoryId=640&filterAtr=color:black

Example response (Discover)

The response is a JSON object that lists each product displayed to the shopper. Here’s an example that returns 2 products for the shoes category:


  "rcs": "eF5j48otK8lM4TGy0DXUNWQpTfZINU80TLG0NNdNtrRM1DUxSk3WNTY3NdI1MjM1MUg1TzI0SzPgKgXqSeYwstBLBAAmHBDP",
  "placements": [
      "htmlElementId": "category_page_0",
      "placementType": "category_page",
      "strategyMessage": "RichSort",
      "html": "",
      "placement": "category_page.richsort",
      "totalItemCount": 15077,
      "recommendedProducts": [
          "clickURL": "http:\/\/\/rrserver\/apiclick?a=c3c5705fd6524a22&cak=c157ee7e70470913&",
          "regionPriceDescription": "",
          "rating": 4.5700001716614,
          "numReviews": 28,
          "categoryIds": [
          "clickTrackingURL": "http:\/\/\/rrserver\/apiclick?a=c3c5705fd6524a22&cak=c157ee7e70470913&vg=2daa1dba-bcb7-4afe-1d65-c5540e7a6f9c&stid=165&pti=4&pa=12306&pn=-1&pos=0&p=9736903&channelId=c157ee7e70470913&s=270833223403927347520",
          "regionalProductSku": "9736903",
          "imageURL": "na",
          "name": "Women's Lace-Up Rugged Boots",
          "isRecommendable": true,
          "priceCents": 1999,
          "attributes": {
            "size": [
            "material": [
              "Faux Leather"
            "color": [
            "style": [
              "Lace-Up Boots"
            "shoe width": [
          "id": "9736903",
          "categories": [
              "hasChildren": false,
              "name": "Boots",
              "id": "sub2747"
          "productURL": "http:\/\/\/9736903\/product.html",
          "brand": "None"
          "clickURL": "http:\/\/\/rrserver\/apiclick?a=c3c5705fd6524a22&cak=c157ee7e70470913&",
          "regionPriceDescription": "",
          "rating": 3.7799999713898,
          "numReviews": 60,
          "categoryIds": [
          "clickTrackingURL": "http:\/\/\/rrserver\/apiclick?a=c3c5705fd6524a22&cak=c157ee7e70470913&vg=2daa1dba-bcb7-4afe-1d65-c5540e7a6f9c&stid=165&pti=4&pa=12306&pn=-1&pos=1&p=8342906&channelId=c157ee7e70470913&s=270833223403927347520",
          "regionalProductSku": "8342906",
          "imageURL": "na",
          "name": "Journee Collection Women's 'Spokane' Regular and Wide-calf Studded Knee-high Riding Boot",
          "isRecommendable": true,
          "priceCents": 4949,
          "attributes": {
            "size": [
            "toe shape": [
            "boot height": [
              "Knee-High Boots"
            "heel height": [
              "Low Heel"
            "material": [
              "Faux Leather"
            "footbed": [
              "Slightly Padded"
            "color": [
            "style": [
              "Riding Boots"
            "shoe width": [
          "id": "8342906",
          "categories": [
              "hasChildren": false,
              "name": "Boots",
              "id": "sub2747"
          "productURL": "http:\/\/\/8342906\/product.html",
          "brand": "Journee Collection"
  "viewGuid": "2daa1dba-bcb7-4afe-1d65-c5540e7a6f9c",
  "status": "ok"

Tracking Events

This endpoint will automatically log a page view event when called. It will also automatically log a placement impression for each of the placements returned. For example, if you request three placements but only one is returned, this endpoint will log a placement impression for this returned placement only.

When personalization placements are returned, recsForPlacements will expose both the product URL and click event trackers. When the user clicks on a recommended product, you are required to call a click event tracker for that product before redirecting the user to the product detail page. This is to ensure RichRelevance can track the click along with the views, so that our products can accurately capture CTR data. This API will expose the following URLs:

  • productURL is the direct URL to the Product Detail Page. Use this URL to link to the product page, likely as the href attribute of an <a> tag.
  • clickTrackingURL tracks a product click without redirecting the user to the Product Detail Page. For SEO purposes, you can use this URL together with productURL and trigger a request to clickTrackingURL via a click event listener.
  • clickURL tracks a product click and redirects the user to the Product Detail Page via an HTTP 301 redirect.
  • amrid tracks the click to the Advanced Merchandising rule that returned the product recommendation. 

To successfully track clicks use one of the following options:

  1. Use clickURL which automatically tracks a product click and redirects the user to the Product Detail Page, or
  2. Use productURL as the final URL, and trigger a request to clickTrackingURL via an event listener. This is the suggested approach when SEO optimization is involved.

Your code should include logic like the following to render personalized product recommendations:

$('#personalization').on('click', 'a', function() {
  var targetURL = $(this).data('clickTrackingURL');
  var img = new Image();
  img.src = targetURL;

var recsForPlacementsURL = ''
$.getJSON(recsForPlacementsUrl, function(r) {
  if (!(r.placements && $.isArray(r.placements))) {
    return false;
  var placementElement = $('#personalization'); 
  var products = r.placements[0].recommendedProducts;
  for (var i in products) {
    var product = $('<a>')
      .attr('href', products[i].productURL)
      .data('clickTrackingURL', products[i].clickTrackingURL)

This will create the following HTML structure, and will trigger a click event before redirecting the user to the Product Detail Page.

<!-- The href value is productURL from a recsForPlacements response -->
<div id="personalization">
  <a href="/product/1">Product 1</a>
  <a href="/product/2">Product 2</a>
  <a href="/product/3">Product 3</a>
  <a href="/product/4">Product 4</a>
  <a href="/product/5">Product 5</a>


To test integrating on click events, use a web proxy or your browser's Developer Tools to monitor network requests. You should see a request to something that looks like this:

You should expect this request to have a status code of 200 and empty response body.

IMPORTANT If you do not see this request the page is not logging. Make sure you log clicks in order to send click data to RichRelevance. Failing to log clicks will have a detrimental effect on personalization performances.

In order to force Development mode, use 'dev=true'. 

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