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26112Re: [webanalytics] Re: GA code question

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  • Massimo Paolini
    Jun 2, 2010
      I think you're right. I played around a little more with firebug and I can
      see the script start it doesn't execute the php. I will try a different
      method.

      Thanks,
      Massimo


      On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Jared <huber_jared@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > It looks like the PHP isn't being interpreted?
      >
      > If you see <?php in the HTML source of the page, it means the PHP isn't
      > being 'run' by the webserver. It could be that the form within Analyticator
      > doesn't accept raw php. When I was testing this code, I had to disable my GA
      > plugin and instead run it from a custom include in the footer.
      >
      > Let me know what you think.
      > -Jared
      >
      >
      > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > Massimo Paolini <massimopaolini@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Jared,
      > >
      > > Thanks for responding, I really liked your post. Once I resolve this
      > issue
      > > I'll need categories.
      > >
      > > Here is the html generated from the plugin. It looks like it should be
      > > working. However, by poking around in firebug, I saw and removed an older
      > > test I was doing with StatsIt. I also just realized that I installed W3
      > > Total cache on the test site too, could it be interfering?
      > >
      > > <!-- Google Analytics Tracking by Google Analyticator 6.1.1:
      > > http://ronaldheft.com/code/analyticator/ -->
      > > <script type="text/javascript">
      > > var analyticsFileTypes =
      > ['doc','exe','js','pdf','ppt','tgz','zip','xls'];
      > > var analyticsEventTracking = 'enabled';
      > > </script>
      > >
      > > <script type="text/javascript">
      > > var _gaq = _gaq || [];
      > > _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-9248008-1']);
      > > _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']);
      > > _gaq.push(['_setVar', 'admin']);
      > >
      > > setTimeout('_gaq.push([\'_trackEvent\', \'NoBounce\', \'Over 10
      > > seconds\'])',10000);
      > >
      > > <?php $posttags = get_the_tags();
      > > if ($posttags)
      > > {
      > > foreach($posttags as $tag)
      > > {
      > > echo "_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','PostTag','View','$tag->name']);";
      > > }
      > > }
      > > ?>
      > >
      > > (function() {
      > > var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript';
      > > ga.async = true;
      > > ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : '
      > > http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js';
      > > var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0];
      > > s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s);
      > > })();
      > > </script>
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Massimo
      > >
      > >
      > > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Jared <huber_jared@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi Massimo,
      > > > Glad to see you found the tag tracking method helpful!
      > > >
      > > > I'm not sure exactly how the Google Analyticator plugin works. The code
      > > > looks right, but the plugin may not butcher raw php from the form
      > input.
      > > >
      > > > Can you paste the resulting HTML?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks,
      > > > Jared Huber
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com><webanalytics%
      > 40yahoogroups.com>,
      >
      > > > "Massimo" <massimopaolini@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Hi all,
      > > > >
      > > > > Here is a simple but frustrating GA code problem.
      > > > > I need to add code to a WordPress blog for tracking post tags as an
      > > > event.
      > > > >
      > > > > The client uses WordPress and Google Analyticator.
      > > > >
      > > > > We started by modifying the code from this blog post:
      > > >
      > http://jaredhuber.com/wordpress/track-wordpress-post-topics-in-google-analytics-using-trackevent/andthen translated it to async.
      > > > >
      > > > > We also used these resources and others to check the code:
      > > > >
      > > >
      > http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/tracking/asyncMigrationExamples.htmlandother sources to no avail.
      >
      > > > >
      > > > > I added the following to the plugin after the tracker initialization.
      > > > >
      > > > > <?php $posttags = get_the_tags();
      > > > > if ($posttags)
      > > > > {
      > > > > foreach($posttags as $tag)
      > > > > {
      > > > > echo "_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','PostTag','View','$tag->name']);";
      > > > > }
      > > > > }
      > > > > ?>
      > > > >
      > > > > However the code breaks GA tracking all together, it's probably
      > staring
      > > > me in the face... Any suggestions?
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks,
      > > > > Massimo
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      >
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