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Creating Custom Events


[block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "Please make sure that you're familiar with the [Running the Pulsate SDK](https://pulsate.readme.io/v2.0/docs/running-the-pulsate-sdk-android) tutorial." } [/block] Pulsate enables you to track actions that your user's have taken within your app by setting custom events. You can use track these custom events to get a better idea of the customer journey within your app and you can also deliver targeted campaigns to users based on their actions within the app. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Custom Event Campaign Example", "body": "You create a campaign with a coupon for a variety of clothes. You decide to show this campaign on *didPressClothesButton* event trigger. When user clicks on the *Clothes* section button, you send an *didPressClothesButton* event through the SDK. The server will take care of the rest and deliver your campaign to the user." } [/block] To enable Pulsate to track these events, use the *createEvent:* method on the *Pulsate Manager* object: [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "manager.createEvent(\"didPressClothesButton\");", "language": "java" } ] } [/block] Once those custom events have been set, every time a user completes that action, it will be recorded by Pulsate and you can choose those events in the *Targeting Section* when you are building a campaign.