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Analytics with infinite scrolling

   
7:34 pm on Aug 10, 2013 (gmt 0)

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We recently relaunched our website with infinite scrolling. The users love it, it's a really great user experience.

However Analytics shows a huge drop in page views. This is obviously because Google has no way to know the user has viewed page 2, 3, 4 etc.

What would be the most fool proof way to tackle this? I've seen some solutions online, but wondering if any of you have first hand experience with this.

Thanks
3:24 pm on Aug 11, 2013 (gmt 0)



You can push each scroll as a page view on Analytics like this

_gaq.push(['_trackPageview', 'example-page.html']);

[developers.google.com...]
5:27 pm on Aug 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

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(That may serve the purpose, but it will bump up your total pageview count, so be aware of that)
5:56 pm on Aug 11, 2013 (gmt 0)



I actually meant, push every data load as a pageview. I do the same thing on my search results for one of my sites, I've found it useful to view in real-time Analytics. The biggest problem is that you won't know when the user scrolls backwards.
2:45 am on Aug 12, 2013 (gmt 0)

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How did you arrive at "the users love it"? Are there any metrics suggesting it? I am definitely seeing several eCommerce sites doing it but not amazon...
 

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