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Using Tealium reference variables in templates (hash coded varaibles)

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I'm editng a Custom Container Tag in IQ, and was hoping to pull variables from the enhanced ecommerce extension as many of the marketplace tags do.  How do i do so?

I noticed in other templates there are Hashed variable placeholders and assume I use these - but want to make sure, and see if there's a available key of available hashed variable names and what they're for?

example:

u.data.google_conversion_label = "##UTVARconfig_label##";
u.data.google_conversion_value = "##UTVARconfig_value##";

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Using Tealium reference variables in templates (hash coded varaibles)

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Hi @Michael_Kim_shc,

The ## variables are taken from the vendor configuration section of the UI.  If you're wanting to utlize the ecommerce extenstion values, you would code something like this in the template:

u.data.order_id = u.data.order_id || b._corder || "";

The above code will allow you to map in a data point to order_id and if that didn't happen, the code will pull from the ecommerce extensions _corder data point.  If both aren't available, an empty string will be added to the order_id data point.  Within the ecommerce extension, you will see the list of _c variable names that relate to each data point.

One thing to note when adding this code, make sure to do it after the following section in the template:

        /* Start Mapping Code */
        for (d in utag.loader.GV(u.map)) {
          if (b[d] !== undefined && b[d] !== "") {
            e = u.map[d].split(",");
            for (f = 0; f < e.length; f++) {
              u.data[e[f]] = b[d];
            }
          }
        }
        /* End Mapping Code */

Hope this information helps!