Pages, eVar and Success event not in sync

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mohitgupta86

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mohitgupta86
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18-09-2017

I have an application which has multiple pages (say A, B and C), and each page has a common link placed on each of them. I want to track what all pages did he navigated and how many times user click on the link and from which page.

Table should look like:

User X  Count   UsageLinkCount

PageA :10               3

PageB : 4                1

User Y  Count   UsageLinkCount

PageA:  16             6

PageB:   7              2

I play around with 3 things:

Page(Page), Username(eVar) and  LoggedInCount (Success event1) and LinkClickCount(Success Event2)

I have applied Analytics like this:

a) Track how many times person logged in  - When a person successfully logged in, Fire a direct call rule with Page(Landing page value) and eVar(logged in person's name), SuccessEvent1(With value as logged in person's name) => this is working fine

b) Person go from Page A to Page B - - Fire a direct call rule with Page value as B and eVar(logged in person's name)

c) Person click on link from Page B - Fire a Direct call rule with Page value as B, eVar(logged in person's name) and SuccessEvent2 (With value as logged in person's name)

Problem is, in step b when person navigate between pages, Page gets incremented, but in Step C again Page gets incremented along with usage link click event value.

Is that the right approach?

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Gigazelle
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19-09-2017

The Page variable uses something called linear allocation, which means that all pages get credit for a success event in a given visit.

The best way to work around this is by passing page name into an eVar, then using that eVar for your success event reporting needs.

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