Integrating Google Analytics

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What is Google Analytics

That question falls outside of our scope to fully explain, but in short, it's a free service offered by Google to allow site owners to analyze their traffic, and other aspects of their site(s). We recommend the Google Analyticator plugin.

Should I use Google Analytics with Pretty Links?

If you know how to use Google Analytics, and are running a compatible Google Analytics plugin, then yes. Using Google Analytics on your Pretty Links can allow you to save your website and database from storing all of that information, and generating the reports. Leave that stuff up to Google's servers :).

Can all Pretty Links be tracked with Google Analytics?

No. Unfortunately only Pretty Links using compatible redirect types can be tracked using Google Analytics. The types that are supported are cloak, pretty bar, javascript, and meta-refresh.

How to enable Google Analytics tracking

To enable go to Pretty Links -> Options -> Link Options. There you will see the following option for Google Analytics. Please note that you must be using one of the three compatible Google Analytics Plugins for this work. The three compatible plugins are: Google Analyticator, Google Analytics for WordPress, and Google Analytics Plugin.

Enabling on a Per Link Basis

Once you have the option in the settings enabled you will see the following option become available when creating or editing a Pretty Links.

Note: This option only shows up if you have chosen a compatible redirect type. cloak, pretty bar, javascript, and meta-refresh.

I am seeing this error?

If you're seeing this error message, it is because you are trying to use Google Analytics for Pretty Links, with having one of the three compatible Google Analytics Plugins installed on your site. The three compatible plugins are: Google Analyticator, Google Analytics for WordPress, and Google Analytics Plugin.