In this step you will use Trace to validate that all of the previous configuration is working as expected. You will get a trace ID, add it to your application (or use the Tealium Tool), perform a simple test, then inspect the logs in the Trace interface.
Before you begin, if you will be testing a web page you will need the Tealium Tools browser extension. Select the install link for your browser:
Follow these steps to perform a test with Trace:
Open a new browser window to your test page. Click the Tealium Tools browser extension and click AudienceStream Trace. Enter the trace ID from step 2 and click Start Trace.
Data Layer Attribute
In the HTTP API, this means adding a query string parameter:
In a Swift app, for example, it will look like this:
The Trace log will update automatically as EventStream processes the traced event. It will display the event data details, the matched spec, any matched feeds, and any triggered connector actions. If there were any errors, those will be provided as well with additional details of the issue.
The Trace image belows reflects the validation of the previously configured components using the "Search with No Results" example.
In this case:
Here are some things to check if you didn't see the expected trace log:
tealium_eventmatch the name of the spec?
Great job! You've made it to the end of this simple getting started guide. The next step will quickly cover the save and publish process followed by some helpful links for additional reading.