What’s the Date? Support Resources

Feature Overview

What’s the date allows for you to calculate a specific date – an allotted period of time in advance. This is useful for timed offers, calculating when the next contact should be made, and calculating trial end dates.

How to set up the Feature
  1. Select from the dropdown a condition to start the date calculation with
  2. Select if you want to add or subtract from the date you started with and enter how many months (0 if no months are desired) and days (0 if not days are desired) to apply to the above action (either add or subtract).
  3. Select a field to store the affected date in
  4. Check the box if you would not like this function to overwrite with a new date if there is already a date in the field
  5. Under Date Format Options – configure if you would like to store a humanized version of the date and time in fields and what format you would like the humanized date stored in.
  6. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted date in.
  7. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted time in.
  8. Name and save the feature
  9. PlusThis will provide you a URL for an HTTP post. Place this at the point when you would like the date calculation to take place
  1. Select from the dropdown a condition to start the date calculation with
  2. Select if you want to add or subtract from the date you started with and enter how many months (0 if no months are desired) and days (0 if not days are desired) to apply to the above action (either add or subtract).
  3. Select a field to store the affected date in
  4. Check the box if you would not like this function to overwrite with a new date if there is already a date in the field
  5. Under Date Format Options – configure if you would like to store a humanized version of the date and time in fields and what format you would like the humanized date stored in.
  6. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted date in.
  7. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted time in.
  8. Name and save the feature
  9. PlusThis will provide you a URL for a Ping URL action. Ping this URL at the point when you would like the date calculation to take place
  1. Select from the dropdown a condition to start the date calculation with
  2. Select if you want to add or subtract from the date you started with and enter how many months (0 if no months are desired) and days (0 if not days are desired) to apply to the above action (either add or subtract).
  3. Select a field to store the affected date in
  4. Check the box if you would not like this function to overwrite with a new date if there is already a date in the field
  5. Under Date Format Options – configure if you would like to store a humanized version of the date and time in fields and what format you would like the humanized date stored in.
  6. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted date in.
  7. From the drop down select the field you would like to store the human-formatted time in.
  8. Name and save the feature
  9. PlusThis will provide you an Event Name for use in your Drip Automation. Trigger this Event at the point when you would like the date calculation to take place
Feature Tip
  • PlusThis does not require any changes to be made to the default Name / Value Pairs.  Leave the entry as is already populated when you add the HTTP post. The default values are as such:  contactId   =   ~Contact.Id~
  • PlusThis does not require you to put any information in the Post Data field or check the “Send as JSON” box on the “Add Action” configuration.

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Feature FAQ

What do I put in the HTTP post name/value pairs?

PlusThis does not require any changes to be made to the default Name / Value Pairs.  Leave the entry as is already populated when you add the HTTP post. The default values are as such:  contactId   =   ~Contact.Id~

What do I put in the "add action" fields?

PlusThis does not require you to put any information in the Post Data field or check the “Send as JSON” box on the “Add Action” configuration.

What kind of Event can I use this with?

You can use the Event Name that PlusThis gives you as either a Record a Custom Event or a regular Record an Event action.

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