Dynamic Data Placeholders

What are Dynamic Data Placeholders?

Dynamic Data Placeholders (DDP) are "tags" that automatically generate the correct corresponding content depending on whom is viewing it. It will also pull relative information such as specific dates (today's date, Contract creation date, etc.,). A DDP will be automatically created any time you create a Custom Field.

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You can find DDPs in many areas of the platform. They will typically available to select from while in any text Editor, such as while creating Portal Pages, Contracts, Help Message in FLOWs, etc. DDPs are categorized by type, and are color-coded for easy identification.

Contacts

These DDPs are related to Contacts. They will appear in the Contact's CRM Dashboard, and can optionally be included in their Profile.

Company

These DDPs are related to the Contact's associated Company.

Organization

These DDPs are related to your business. This is what you have white labeled your account with, such as your company logo and name.

Staff

These DDPs are related to Staff Members.

Invoices

These DDPs are related to the Invoice associate with the Client. In cases where these DDPs are used, one particular Invoice will need to be specified.

In certain cases when only an Estimate is available, these DDPs will display data related to an Estimate instead.

Projects

These DDPs are related to the Project associated with the Client. In cases where these DDPs are used, one particular Project will need to be specified.

Contracts

These DDPs are related to a Contract. It includes special Placeholders that generate a signature box.

Proposals

These DDPs are related to a Proposal.

Marketing Users

These are specialized DDPs that can only be used in Email Marketing.

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File Transfer

These are specialized DDPs that can only be used in a File Transfer.

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How do I use Dynamic Data Placeholders?

In most cases, you'll know DDPs are available for use when you see the {x} icon in a text editor. The example below is for a Portal Page.

Click this icon to which categories of DDPs are valid for this area of the platform.

The DPP Categories will be shown at the top of the modal. You can click each one to see its corresponding set of DDPs.

Any Custom Fields you have created for that particular category will also appear in the list.

You can use the Search Field to narrow the pool of DDPs. This is useful if you have created many Custom Fields and find it difficult to visually sift through them.

In cases where this is no text editor, such as Invoice Profiles, the available DDPs will be shown below the field.

These will need to be copied or typed manually to utilize.

In Email Templates, the available DDPs for each field type will be shown at the top of the screen.

You can click the DDP to copy it to your clipboard.

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