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Example, when a user arrives at my site, it keeps track of the search term somehow as they surf around. If the visitor submits a form, it should pass that search term value along in the email (hidden form field or whatever).
I don't care how it does this (via the url or cookies) and what language it is in (perl, php, etc.) as long as it isnt asp.
Then the whole referring URL ends up on the email that comes to us, Search phrase and all.
Sorry - I am not allowed to give you the code, even though it's not hard - just the methodology.
I could share the basics... Maybe write up a thread about it?
Thing is, I'm a PHP hack, but I am getting all of the data that you have outlined here, and more... But you'll need PHP, and mySQL.
[edited by: mipapage at 8:11 pm (utc) on Jan. 20, 2004]
Every time I try to keep it pure, filtering by regular expression, either as entry pages, or referring pages, I end up with 0 visits.
Is there a WT wiz out there that can tell me how to track conversion by keyword? Or is the script a better way to go?
The only (theoretical) way to track conversions by keywords that I've found is by filtering using the URL parameter, but I've been unsuccessful filtering users that way as well. I have actually given up trying to track the PPC campaigns through WT and now just use the tools provided by the PPC programs themselves. They are usually script-based, but you could also write your own script just as well.
I'd also be curious to know though if anybody has been able to do the WT filtering of this sort!
You then have the option of selecting 2 dimensions, or set & subset of what you'd like tracked, and 4 measures you may select.
If you have any further questions, let me know. I think I'm finally making progress.