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Google Analytics Plugin

Wrapper plugin for JavaScript tags for Google Analytics. If installed, this plugin adds Google JavaScript code to all pages.

About Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a free statistics tool to track website visitors. While this service is especially meant to measure the effectiveness of AdWords, it can be used for any site.

Google blurb:

Google Analytics offers a host of compelling features and benefits for everyone from senior executives and advertising and marketing professionals to site owners and content developers.

Learn how visitors interact with your website and identify the navigational bottlenecks that keep them from completing your conversion goals. Find out how profitable your keywords are across search engines and campaigns. Pinpoint where your best customers come from and which markets are most profitable to you. Google Analytics gives you this and more through easy-to-understand visually enhanced reports.

Google presents visitor data in a visually rich dashboard:
Google_Analytics_Dashboard_small.jpg
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Settings

* Google provides its users with a piece of html to copy-paste into pages. You only need one piece of it, the value of _uacct: * Set GOOGLESITEKEY =

* One line description, is shown in the TextFormattingRules topic: * Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Adds Google Analytics JavaScript code to all pages

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this plugin. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the TWiki server.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin web (see below)
  • Unzip GoogleAnalyticsPlugin.zip in your root ($TWIKI_ROOT) directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    data/TWiki/GoogleAnalyticsPlugin.txt  
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/GoogleAnalyticsPlugin/build.pl  

  • Optionally, if it exists, run GoogleAnalyticsPlugin_installer to automatically check and install other TWiki modules that this module depends on. You can also do this step manually.
  • Alternatively, manually make sure the dependencies listed in the table below are resolved. None
  • (Dakar) Visit configure in your TWiki installation, and enable the plugin in the {Plugins} section.

Plugin Info

Authors: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright ©: 2006 Arthur Clemens
License: GPL
Plugin Version: 14 Nov 2018 (V1.000)
Change History:  
21 Sep 2006 1.0.0 First Version
TWiki Dependency: $TWiki::Plugins::VERSION 1.1
CPAN Dependencies: none
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
Benchmarks: GoodStyle nn%, FormattedSearch nn%, GoogleAnalyticsPlugin nn%
Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/GoogleAnalyticsPlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/GoogleAnalyticsPluginDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/GoogleAnalyticsPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences
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