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SPAs, DTM, and clearVars

For some reason, I see a lot of SPAs right now, some of them actually embedded into otherwise harmless and perfectly likable web sites. I guess they’re not going to go away anytime soon. This article is part of my

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Posted in DTM, Integration, Javascript

DTM – How to Amend an Existing Analytics Setup

(Let me state right here at the beginning that judging by the feedback I got from my beta testers editors, this article may not be for the faint of heart. If you think Javascript should be treated with respect, you

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Posted in DTM, Integration, Javascript, Page Code, Plugins, Tips

Content as Ecommerce

In December, Simo Ahava posted an article where he explained how using concepts from ecommerce and implementing those on his blog helped him gain new insight. A brilliant article which I suggest you read. I’ll wait. Read it? Looks good,

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Posted in DTM, Javascript, Page Code, Tips

Tagging Forms (w/o Losing Money)

Our post today will touch on two separate subjects (tagging of forms and limiting server calls (and therefore cost) in certain situations). Those two work together very well, so I decided to mix them together. Two subjects in one posting.

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Posted in Javascript, Plugins, Tips

Using Data Feeds for Debugging

When I wrote about debugging mobile apps some time ago I mentioned that one way to get data out of SiteCatalyst Adobe Analytics for troubleshooting is the so-called “Data Feeds” — flat files of raw data delivered by FTP, containing

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Posted in Tips

A Short History of Processing a Hit

In the article about Modifying Data Server-Side, we gave a brief list of the steps that every bit of data has to go through before your friendly marketer will see it in her reports. Let’s expand on that and also

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Posted in Principles

Quick Tip: Save Variables

In the post about “Variables” I neglected to mention one important characteristic of Adobe Analytics: with each Report Suite, you get 75 props (traffic variables), 75 eVars (conversion variables) and 100 events. Now everyone who has ever worked in the

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Posted in Tips

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