Preview a Test or Target

Verify that a test or target is functioning correctly before you make it viewable to visitors.

Preview a Test in Optimize

  1. From the navigation menu, click Laboratory.
  2. Double-click a project from the list that appears.
  3. Change the test state to staging, if needed.
  4. Click Preview.
  5. Enter or select the URL for your test page and click OK.

    The Preview window opens with a list of all the experiments (content combinations) in your test. Click to view the one you want to see.

Preview a Test in a Web Browser

  1. Change the test state to staging, if needed.
  2. Open a web browser and enter the URL of your test page.
  3. Append the URL to include ?_wt.mode=staging. For example, if you are testing, you would modify the URL to If your URL includes its own parameters, enter the parameter &_wt.mode=staging.
  4. Press Enter. An experiment appears in the browser window.
  5. Clear the cookies in your browser and reload the page. A different experiment appears.