You cannot run a Performance Edge and Optimizely Web project on the same individual webpage. Depending on the use-case of the specific page, one product has particular advantages over the other. Here's an approach that we recommend for getting the most out of your Optimizely installation. Click each card to learn more.
Performance Edge and Web experimentation both offer distinct advantages. Below, we suggest where you might run experiments using Performance Edge, Web, and Full Stack and why.
- Entry pages: Homepage, Landing pages, SEO pages
- Category pages
- Product, Article pages
- Extremely fast
- Seamless redirects
- Single page application (SPA) support **
- Focused on A/B testing
- Checkout, Subscription pages
- Critical personalized experiences
- Powerful targeting
- PCI compliance available
- Already set up to track conversions (shared with Edge experiments)
- Backend and frontend
- Search algorithm and pricing
- New cart features
- SDKs in backend languages
- Control over core application / site code and functionality
- Zero latency
** The following page triggers for dynamic websites are now available for Performance Edge:
When a callback is called,
When the DOM changes,
Manually. The following page conditions for dynamic websites are now available for Performance Edge:
Element is present, and
Running Performance Edge and Web together
Please note that you cannot run a Performance Edge experiment and a Web experiment on the same page at the same time. For more information, see our FAQ.
Performance Edge uses a smart, lightweight microsnippet that enables you to deliver client-side web experiments to your site visitors faster.
When the URL Changes*
When the DOM Changes*
Element is Present*
*These page triggers and conditions are available. Please get in touch with your account team if you would like access to these features.
window.optimizely to use the API as you would in Web, you'll need to use
window.optimizelyEdge. See the Performance Edge API reference for more.
Updated 2 months ago