Often when writing web apps, it’s nice to report errors (or just some kind of event) to the user in a calm and unassuming manner, but at the same time flag these events to the developers in an entirely different and likely more geeky manner. One way of doing this is simply to log the [...] Read more – ‘HTML5 data attributes are made to #measure’.
Last Tuesday, I went down to the National Archives at Kew, attended the London Atlassian User Group and presented a talk on “Confluence and Analytics”. In the morning there was a meet up with Atlassian plugin developers from all over northern Europe. We discussed amongst other things Adaptavist’s new plugin licensing system and Active Objects [...] Read more – ‘London Atlassian User Group – April 2011’.
I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again — I like to #measure. Google Analytics has a great feature called Advanced Segments. Using this feature, you can easily show a subset of data. Sharing advanced segments with other users One of the ways I use advanced segments is to categorise traffic into user types. [...] Read more – ‘Google Analytics Tip: Use Advanced Segments’.
Last week I released Analytics Plugin for Confluence 1.2 on the Atlassian Plugin Exchange. It’s been 6 months since the initial release which was only tested on Confluence 3.0. This time I’ve added a new dashboard section, full support for Confluence 3.1 & 3.2 and a pile of macro parameters as requested by Guy Fraser. [...] Read more – ‘Analytics Plugin for Confluence 1.2 released’.
I’m pleased to announce the release of my first Confluence plugin — Google Analytics plugin for Confluence. It lists Google Analytics reports for a particular Confluence space – from within that space. The current version has 10 reports and shows the first 20 results for each report. Top Content Depth of Visit Internal Search Browser [...] Read more – ‘Announcing: Google Analytics plugin for Confluence’.
Having installed Google Analytics on Confluence, you need to ensure that you’re not lost in a world of pretty metrics. Make sure that your new analytics toy produces something solid and actionable. Anything less is just a shiny curiosity that your organisation will soon fail to engage with. This article presents 4 useful tips that [...] Read more – ‘4 Useful Tips on Google Analytics Reporting for Confluence’.
Updated 2011-06-30: Changed to asynchronous Google Analytics tracking You’ve chosen Confluence as your Enterprise wiki and got it installed. People are using it. But how many people? You could have a look at the Global Activity page on Confluence, but this might confuse matters. You’ll get to see graphs, but what do they really mean? [...] Read more – ‘Tracking Atlassian Confluence usage with Google Analytics’.
The slides from a presentation I’m giving today at the European Luminis User Group (ELUG) meeting at the University of Greenwich. Google Analytics and Sungard HE Luminis View more presentations from dvdsmpsn. (tags: google analytics) Read more – ‘Google Analytics and SungardHE Luminis’.
Since I last added Google Analytics to a website, Google have changed from the old urchin.js file to the shiny new ga.js file. This means that I really ought to start using ga.js now. The University of Nottingham uses Sungard’s Luminis portal system which produces some rather nasty looking URLs. Web analytics for this is [...] Read more – ‘jGoogleAnalytics – Google Analytics integration for jQuery’.