April 4, 2023 release
You might notice that the Braze Docs site now has breadcrumbs on the top of each article to show you where you are in the site. These are just another option to help you navigate!
Creating catalogs in browser
You can use catalogs to reference non-user data in your Braze campaigns through Liquid. Braze now allows you to create a catalog directly in your browser instead of importing a CSV. Refer to Creating a catalog for more for more information.
Custom SQL in query builder
With the query builder, you can generate reports using Braze data in Snowflake. Now, you can use custom SQL to unlock new insights.
The SQL editor is in early access. If you’re interested in participating in the early access, reach out to your customer success manager.
Feature flag FAQ
We’ve answered some frequently asked questions for feature flags.
Message extras Liquid tag for Currents
message_extras Liquid tag, you can annotate your send events with dynamic data from Connected Content, custom attributes (such as language, country), and Canvas entry properties. This Liquid tag appends key-value pairs to the corresponding send event in Currents.
This Liquid tag is currently in beta for email, SMS, and push send events. Contact your Braze customer success manager if you’re interested in participating in the beta.
New Currents events: users_campaigns_abort and users_canvas_abort
New API endpoints: Catalogs
Shopify Historical Backfill
Shopify Historical Backfill allows Braze to import all customers, orders, and purchase events from the last 90 days prior to your Shopify integration connection.
WhatsApp is a popular peer-to-peer messaging platform used across the world offering conversation-based messaging for businesses. The WhatsApp messaging channel offers a direct way to engage users on the WhatsApp platform through campaigns, opt-ins and opt-outs, quick replies, and more.
WhatsApp API object
New Braze partnerships
Merkury - Analytics
The Braze and Merkury integration allows you to leverage the
MerkuryID to increase site visitor recognition rates for Braze customers.
The following SDK updates have been released. Breaking updates are listed below; all other updates can be found by checking the corresponding SDK changelogs.