Google Analytics tracks the referring domain (and path) for every visit by
default, so no, you shouldn't have to do anything custom.
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Genny Engel <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> You shouldn't have to do any setup for basic counts to show up. Traffic
> coming directly from Twitter or Facebook ought to be appearing under
> Traffic Sources -> Social -> Overview
> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Kimberly
> Silk [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:13 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Adding Twitter to Google Analytics
> Hi Everyone,
> I am running a wordpress-powered web site and use Google Analytics to
> measure our traffic. I would like to set up Analytics so that it measures
> traffic coming from Twitter and Facebook. I see that Google Analytics can
> be set up to track social interactions, but I'm feeling overwhelmed by the
> instructions on how to set it up (
> Have any of you successfully set this up? Care to share your tips?
> It would be wonderful if there was a simple edit to the WP code, or a
> plugin - am I dreaming?
> Many thanks,
> Kimberly Silk, MLS
> Data Librarian, Martin Prosperity Institute
> Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto
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