How can the user be redirected if he clicks on a marker in CartoDB?

I have a dataset with the markers — the geometry and inside of the description-field the URL to redirect the user. I know I can redirect the user by calling on('featureClick') and then change the window.location … but how can I change the window.location to set it to the description-value of my dataset? I've tried with sql.execute but failed (Access-Control-Allow-Origin………). Any Ideas?

My Example: (not working)

      var d = layers[1].getSubLayer(2),
          d2 = layers[1].getSubLayer(3);


      d2.on('featureClick', function(e, latlng, pos, data) {
        //window.location = data.url;


I have an example here that uses window.open:

You can enable the description column in your infowindows in order to retrieve the data from there and avoid the SQL query.

 layer.on('featureClick', function(e, pos, latlng, data) {
        cartodb.log.log(e, pos, latlng, data);
  • What could be the problem if I can't retrieve the data? «data» still only contains «cartodb_id» … but nothing else. The columns are enabled in the infowindow-editor — and the viz and dataset have even been set to «public»… – albuvee Jun 30 '15 at 13:36
  • I'd need to check your viz.json in order to know more :) – iriberri Jun 30 '15 at 15:09
  • 4e5848f6-084e-11e5-aae7-0e49835281d6 – albuvee Jul 1 '15 at 8:36
  • Why are you getting the second layer of the viz.json in the "d" variable and then using "d2"? According to your viz.json, your first 2 layers only have cartodb_id enabled in the infowindows, so I think that you could be referring to another layer which is not the one you want :) – iriberri Jul 1 '15 at 12:39
  • d revers to layer 3, d2 to layer 4 (sorry, had deleted to much code in my example — but updated it right now) … I know there is only cartodb_id in the viz.json — thats the problem since in the editor actually ALL columns are enabled! Thats why I'm so irritated… – albuvee Jul 2 '15 at 6:02

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