Identifying your Users

Identifying your Users

Learn how you tie a user to their actions and record attributes (traits) about them

About this course

Learn all about the identify() method of the Segment tracking API!

In this course, you'll learn about identify call - How an identify call is structured, when to call identify, and more!

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for Engineers or Developers that will be implementing Segment.

Duration:

15 minutes

We'll cover: 

  • What is identify()
  • How the method is structured
    • anonymousId
    • userId
    • User traits
  • When to call identify()

Curriculum

  • Course Introduction
  • Identify Call Overview
  • Identify Call Overview
  • How an Identify Call is structured
  • Unknown Users - anonymousId
  • Known Users - userId
  • Traits
  • When to Call Identify
  • When to Identify Overview
  • Soft User Registration
  • Full User Registration
  • Reset Method / User Login
  • User Changes or Updates Their Information
  • Loading Pages Accessible by Logged-in Users
  • Summary
  • Course Recap

About this course

Learn all about the identify() method of the Segment tracking API!

In this course, you'll learn about identify call - How an identify call is structured, when to call identify, and more!

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for Engineers or Developers that will be implementing Segment.

Duration:

15 minutes

We'll cover: 

  • What is identify()
  • How the method is structured
    • anonymousId
    • userId
    • User traits
  • When to call identify()

Curriculum

  • Course Introduction
  • Identify Call Overview
  • Identify Call Overview
  • How an Identify Call is structured
  • Unknown Users - anonymousId
  • Known Users - userId
  • Traits
  • When to Call Identify
  • When to Identify Overview
  • Soft User Registration
  • Full User Registration
  • Reset Method / User Login
  • User Changes or Updates Their Information
  • Loading Pages Accessible by Logged-in Users
  • Summary
  • Course Recap