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Cross Domain Goal Tracking in Google Analytics
The_Grunt




msg:4102255
 12:00 pm on Mar 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

howdee,

Not sure if there is a solution to this but would be interested in finding out.
A client has a website www.example.com , which gives the option of an email signup. So you enter you email address on www.example.com and click "submit". You then get taken to [visitor.example.com...] for example, and you tick some preference boxes, then get taken to a confirmation URL page with http;//visitor.example.com

Is there any way of setting up a goal and tracking this?
Goals can't start on one domain and go to another, can they?

I was going to send the clients instructions on cross domain tracking from here:

[google.com...]

But I'm not sure if it's the right way to go.....

[edited by: engine at 12:06 pm (utc) on Mar 22, 2010]
[edit reason] Please use example.com [/edit]

 

onlineleben




msg:4102267
 12:27 pm on Mar 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

make sure that you have the same analytics code on all pages involved. it works cross domain (at least i have it working like that with a merchants 'thanks you' page)

The_Grunt




msg:4102281
 12:48 pm on Mar 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

cheers,

only thing is, once they complete email signup, they don't go back to www.example.com

onlineleben




msg:4102631
 9:16 pm on Mar 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

you want to track the goal, not the total behaviour.
having the tracking code on the thank-you page presented when the email signup is completed, should be enough.

The_Grunt




msg:4102877
 8:32 am on Mar 23, 2010 (gmt 0)

yeah, I have the conversion code on that page alright.

thanks all for your replies so far

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