|Forum: Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging|
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|1:|| Analytics is THE Engine of Change|
Analytics has become far, far more than mere tracking and logging.
|May 19, 2017|
|2:|| Alexa Retires Top 1 Million Sites List|
Alexa quietly retired the top 1 million sites list.
|Nov 22, 2016|
|3:|| Web Census Shows Top Trackers are Google, Facebook, and Twitter|
"All of the top 5 third parties, as well as 12 of the top 20, are Google-owned domains."
|May 23, 2016|
|4:|| Google Releases Firebase Analytics For Mobile Apps|
Google releases Firebase Analytics.
|May 19, 2016|
|5:|| New Google Referrer: com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox For Search Apps|
A new Google referrer is showing up, and it seems it's a Google app search box.
|May 4, 2016|
|6:|| New "Do Not Track" (DNT) Standard Announced by EFF and Coalition|
Great to have this standard announced, but will it make any difference?
|Aug 4, 2015|
|7:|| Good Page Rank Alternatives|
Google Toolbar Page Rank (GTPR) will most likely not get update any more according to Google. Whilst this was of limited use, due to its slow update and limited 1 - 10 scale, there remains huge merits in being able to quickly evaluate the "worth" of a page or site.[br][br]Find out what other tools are available for page rank.
|Oct 9, 2014|
|8:|| Using Excel to Analyse Bots|
"With Google analytics so prevalent these days, we forget that GA misses huge swathes of data about our sites. I recently had need to ascertain the relative amount of crawling each bot was doing."
|Aug 22, 2014|
|9:|| Canvas Fingerprinting User Tracking Is A Better Alternative to Cookies, and Very Difficult To Block|
"...the company has only used the data collected from canvas fingerprints for internal research and development."
|July 23, 2014|
|10:|| Google Announces Smart Lists For Analytics To "Simplify Remarketing"|
Google announces remarketing managed automatically.
|Apr 10, 2014|
|11:|| Google Universal Analytics Out Of Beta And Available For All|
"Universal Analytics is out of beta and everyone can use it..."
|Apr 4, 2014|
|12:|| How Accurate Are Keywords Listed In Google Analytics|
How accurate - if at all - are the keywords listed in google analytics when you have the secondary dimension set to "keyword"?
|Aug 22, 2013|
|13:|| Google Enhances Analytics Real Time-Reports|
With the real-time events report, you can now not only see the top events as they occur but also filter on particular event categories (and actions). Additionally, you can see whether particular segments of visitors trigger different events and debug your events deployment in real time.
|Mar 28, 2013|
|14:|| Google Expands Universal Analytics Trial To All Analytics Users|
Today, we're excited to welcome and invite all Google Analytics customers to try Universal Analytics.
|Mar 23, 2013|
|15:|| Google Analytics Retires Old Version|
"...we are now fully transitioning and leaving the old version behind."
|July 18, 2012|
|16:|| Google Analytics Adds Social Reports, And Tracks Links To Your Content|
These reports provide another layer of social insight showing which of your content attracts links, and enables you to keep track of conversations across other sites that link to your content. Most website and blog owners had no easy mechanism to do this in the past, but we see it as another important feature for holistic social media reports. When you know what your most linked content is, it is then also much easier to replicate the success and ensure that you are building relationships with those users who actively link to you the most.
|May 4, 2012|
|17:|| Mozilla Firefox 'Collusion' Add-On Tracks Who's Tracking You|
Collusion looks to offer more transparency to users by creating a visualization of how your data is being spread to different companies as you navigate the web.
|Feb 29, 2012|
|18:|| Site Logs Show Traffic Surge: Human or Zombie|
When a site jumps from 10,000 to 40,000 visits in a day, how best to establish whether this is real human traffic, or zombie robots.
|Feb 22, 2012|
|19:|| Google Announces Analytics Enhancements For Mobile Apps|
Google mobile App tracking analytics enhancements announced.
|Dec 14, 2011|
|20:|| YouTube Analytics Launched, Replacing Insight|
You've been able to discover who is watching your videos and where they're coming from for awhile now on YouTube, through Insight. Now we want to make it even easier to learn about your audience, so we've replaced Insight with YouTube Analytics.[br][br]Analytics will be released to everyone on a modern browser over the course of the day.
|Nov 30, 2011|
|21:|| Study: Online User Tracking Escalating|
A new study from a Stanford University researcher has found that a lot of the little bits and pieces of supposedly anonymous data being deposited by your web browser are actually being gathered and reassembled by dozens of companies and sold. And stopping that from happening takes more than a little bit of effort, helped by a growing movement for 'do not track' legislation.
|Oct 12, 2011|
|22:|| Google Analytics Real-Time|
Today we're very excited to bring real time data to Google Analytics with the launch of Google Analytics Real-Time: a set of new reports that show what's happening on your site as it happens.
|Sept 30, 2011|
|23:|| 'Flash Cookies' Anti Hacking Lawsuit Is Thrown Out, But Questions Remain Over Deceptive Tactics|
The judge threw out the anti-hacking claim entirely, saying that Bose didn't suffer any real damage to her computer because of Flash cookies. The claim over deceptive business acts was left in against interclick but thrown out against the corporations that did business with it; the tresspass claim against interclick was left in.
|Aug 19, 2011|
|24:|| Google Analytics Reporting Bug|
"WebmasterWorld Members are seeing zeros on their Google Analytics stats: A reporting bug or data loss?"
|Nov 3, 2010|
|25:|| Google Analytics - a return to the "hits" metric|
"Forget that business about absolute unique visitors, goal completion rate, or even bounce rate. If you want to achieve success, you need to focus on hits." - Google Analytics Blog, 1 April, 2010
|Apr 2, 2010|
|26:|| Comscore: Global Search Market Up 46pct In 2009||Jan 22, 2010|
|27:|| Adobe to Acquire Omniture|
"Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Omniture, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMTR) today announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Adobe to acquire Omniture in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion..."
|Sept 15, 2009|
|28:|| Tracking Keyword Ranking Position with Google Analytics|
"How to implement the keyword ranking position, referring URL in Google Analytics."
|May 13, 2009|
|29:|| Google Analytics: Is That a Bot or Real Visitors|
"how can I tell if the traffic that is shown on Analytics is real or just traffic caused by bots crawling?"
|Jan 14, 2009|
|30:|| Identifying The Mozilla Browser In Your Logs|
"The Mozilla Browser comes in many flavours. WebmasterWorld Members discuss the detail in correctly identifying all these differing browsers and UAs.
|Nov 12, 2008|
|31:|| Web Site Analytics: Bounce Rate. And What it Means|
"WebmasterWorld Members talk about bounce rates, and discuss what it means if the rate is going up or going down."
|Aug 19, 2008|
|32:|| Why Your Server Log Files are Complete Fiction|
Many online services hide as browsers to gain access to your server. As a side effect, they are added to the visitor count in your analytics - scrapers, spam harvesters, spambots, botnets and all sorts of other illicit activities add to the problem.
|July 15, 2008|
|33:|| Alexa Changes Measurement Methodology|
"We've been working hard behind the scenes for several months and are excited to announce that our new Alexa Rankings system is available."
|Apr 17, 2008|
|34:|| Registry Proposed For "Do Not Track" List|
"The Consumer Federation of America and the Consumers Union also urged the FTC to bar collection of health information and other sensitive data by companies that do business on the Internet unless a consumer consents."
|Apr 16, 2008|
|35:|| YouTube Analytics Tool: YouTube Insight|
"YouTube Insight, a free tool that enables anyone with a YouTube account to view detailed statistics about the videos that they upload to the site."
|Mar 27, 2008|
|36:|| Tracking Web Surfer Clicks Comes Under Greater Scrutiny|
"So he drafted a bill, now gathering support in Albany, that would make it a crime, punishable by a fine to be determined, for certain Web companies to use personal information about consumers for advertising without their consent."
|Mar 20, 2008|
|37:|| The Breadcrumbs You Leave: Should You Be Concerned|
"Consumers have not complained to any great extent about data collection online. But privacy experts say that is because the collection is invisible to them."
|Mar 10, 2008|
|38:|| Google Adds Analytics Data Sharing (beta)||Mar 6, 2008|
|39:|| Google's Urchin 6 Software Beta Now Public|
"It's a 90 day Beta download, and when it comes out of Beta it'll be a commercial product priced at $2,995."
|Feb 2, 2008|
|40:|| Google Analytics Introduces New Features|
"Google Analytics has some smart new features, such as outbound link tracking, being introduced over the coming weeks.
|Oct 17, 2007|