Are alerts in Reports & Analytics THAT bad??

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jp_behrens

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jp_behrens

jp_behrens

15-10-2015

Maybe I'm missing something here, but I can't set actionable hourly alerts for basic metrics such as Page Views or Orders on an hourly basis. My goal is to send an email if PageViews or Orders fall below a lower hourly threshold.

The main problem is I can't specify the alert to trigger based on specific hours. My 2-5am hours will definitely have lower PVs and Orders than 2-5pm... but I can only set the alert to check for the same lower limit per every hour, and this wont do! I need to have different alerts per hour, so lets say I can set an eVar that captures the hour so I'd be able to set an alert for a specific hour... 

Now the problem becomes that I can't set an Alert to check at the end of an hour in eVars :s 

Weirdly enough, I can only set hourly alerts on a raw success event report, or a trended pageviews report of a prop value... I'm good with a lower limit Alert for PageViews if I implement a prop, but not my all important Orders, I need an evar with the hours as values. 

Whats the deal? Help!

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Rahsing

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Rahsing

Rahsing

15-10-2015

Hi Jean

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Could you please let me know if you're using the Report builder plugin or directly pulling your reports from Sitecatalyst?

Kind Regards

Rahul

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