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Lack of Interest Help us with tracking: Add campaign to the subscription links

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Rigel Kentaurus, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Rigel Kentaurus

    Rigel Kentaurus Well-Known Member

    A lot of us use Google Analytics for tracking. It is possible to specify in a URL the campaign that was run, and that can be used inside the tool for filtering the traffic.

    Right now, for example, I don't know the % effectiveness of the subscriptions, I do not know if the emails are getting me traffic or if everybody is ignoring them.

    This is also, really easy! Just, in the URL generated, instead of, e.g.
    Code:
    xenforo.com/community/threads/change-thread-title.3771/
    
    Some params need to be added
    Code:
    xenforo.com/community/threads/change-thread-title.3771/?utm_source=subscription&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=thread.3771
    
    And that's pretty much it. This can be further customized but most users would probably just need the default behaviour.

    More info, here: http://analytics.blogspot.com/2009/03/tips-for-tracking-email-marketing.html
    A handy URL builder, here: http://www.google.com/support/googleanalytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55578
     
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