Google Analytics for Single-Page Web Apps with Ember

Single-page web apps are awesome — they have so much flexibility and power. Unfortunately, when users browse a single-page web app, Google Analytics doesn’t work as intended when changing “pages”. Under the hood of these engines lies DOM manipulation to change what is displayed on screen, but Google Analytics watches for page changes. Fortunately, Ember […]

Understanding “Not Set,” “Not Provided,” and “Content Targeting” in Google Analytics

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of work with customers interpreting Google Analytics (GA) data. A frequent confusion surrounds the appearance of “not set,” “not provided,” and “content targeting” in the list of keywords provided by GA. Especially with recent GA changes, these keywords often show up for a very significant percentage of visits. Some […]

Don’t Forget Realtime Analytics Monitoring for Your Website

Each new web project I do for Atomic Object requires some level of web analytics measurement. Just about every customer knows about and wants Google Analytics, but very few have heard about or understand the advantages of supplementing Google Analytics with a realtime monitoring web analytics service. Using a realtime web analytics service allows you […]

Making Your Site Visible to Search Engines with Sitemaps

Sitemaps are one of the most recognized website navigation elements on the Internet. A sitemap is a method for making a website easily navigable by humans, and highly visible and indexable by search engines. Despite this, there is often confusion about sitemaps, how they are implemented, and how they can be best leveraged with search […]