[Skip to content]

Search our Site
Easysite Resource Centre
Configure Analytics

Configure Analytics

Elements to track

The Analytics module allows the administrator to define which elements within Easysite are to be tracked.

1. To configure the Analytics module go to Administration -> Modules -> Analytics. The following view will be presented:

Analytics configure analytics screenshot

2. Edit/Configure:

Provider to use for analysis

Select the appropriate provider.

Analytics account web property ID

Enter the appropriate ID. This ID can be accessed via the analytics account for the site.

Track Sub and Multiple Top Level Domains

If required, check to output the code required to allow Sub and Multiple Top Level Domains to be tracked in Google Analytics.

Note: these option will also need to be selected in the analytics account itself on order for the appropriate reporting to be generated.

Analytics Tracking Domain

By default the analytics code will track the full domain for the current site - for example resources.easysitecms.net. If required manually enter the domain to be tracked (for example: easysitecms.net) in order to allow any subdomains to be tracked.

Category text

Enter appropriate text for specific link types. This text will be viewable via the analytics account.

Default elements to track

Check the appropriate elements.

Note: The tracking of some types of element can also be set on an element by element basis. If this is so the setting on the element will override the relevant setting below.

Custom tracking fields

If an Event has been created in the analytics, activity relating to this Event may be tracked using Custom tracking fields. To add a custom tracking field click Add. The following view will be presented:

Analytics add custom tracking field screenshot

Add an appropriate name and description for the custom tracking field. This tracking field will be exposed via a number of page elements, for example:

Analytics page element screenshot

3. Event a value in the element. Analytics may then be used to track instances of this value being accessed.

Note: currently Assets, Attachments and Links may be tracked in this way.

4. Click Save.

Article comments