Set (or reset) the throttling and priority weight of all the tests and targets in a
Traffic throttling determines the percentage of page traffic to be presented with testing
or targeting content. Any remaining traffic is presented with default content. It is
often useful to lower throttling on high traffic pages in order to limit consumption of
Note: Tests or targets that have a state of Pending, Staging, or Archive are excluded from
Priority weight sets the evaluation order of segmented tests and targets within a
project. Web traffic is sent to tests or targets with more weight before those with less
Note: Targets always receive traffic before segmented tests. Unsegmented items receive the
- From the navigation menu, click Laboratory.
- Double-click a project from the list and then click
. The Traffic Flow window opens.
Traffic Flow window
- Set the traffic throttling level at the project level (all traffic) or at the
test or target level (limited traffic). To change the current value, click the
percentage and enter or select a new number. 0.1 is the minimum.
Note: By default, Optimize reevaluates returning visitors to the test or target
page as new visitors and uses the current throttling percentage to
determines what type of content to present. To present returning visitors
with the same content they viewed in previous visits, clear the
Reevelauate all visitors check box.
- Set the priority weight for each item in the project. Priority values run from
zero (0) to the number of items in the project list.
- Click Save.