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A tiny (312B) client-side module for tracking with Google Analytics

This module exposes three module definitions:

  • ES Module: dist/ganalytics.mjs
  • CommonJS: dist/ganalytics.js
  • UMD: dist/ganalytics.min.js

Please see Releases for changelog!

Install

$ npm install --save ganalytics

Usage

const GAnalytics = require('ganalytics');

const ga = new GAnalytics('UA-XXXXXXXX-X', { aid:1 });
// or
const ga = GAnalytics('UA-XXXXXXXX-X', { aid:1 });

ga.send('pageview');
ga.send('pageview', { dt:'Foobar', dp:'/foo' });

ga.send('event', { ec:'Video', ea:'Play', el:'Home Hero' });

API

GAnalytics(trackerID, options, toWait)

trackerID

Type: String

Your Google Analytics tracker ID; eg UA-XXXXXXXX-X

options

Type: Object

Any common, general options that this instance should hold onto.

Note: Any option key can be redefined or overwritten within a send() call.

options.aip

Type: Integer
Default: 0

Anonymize the sender's IP address. See Anonymize IP.

options.an

Type: String

Specifies the application's name. See Application Name.

options.aid

Type: String

Specifies the application identifier. See Application ID.

options.aiid

Type: String

Specifies the application installer identifier. See Application Installer ID.

options.av

Type: String

Specifies the application verison. See Application Version.

options.cid

Type: String

Anonymously identify a particular user, device, or browser instance. This should be persisted so that repetitive session use the same identifier. See Client ID.

Important This is required when options.uid is not defined.

options.uid

Type: String

An identifier for a known user, if possible. This value should never be persisted. See User ID.

Important This is required when options.cid is not defined.

options.ds

Type: String

Indicates the data source type of the hit; eg web or app. See Data Source.

toWait

Type: Boolean
Default: false

When truthy, a pageview event will not be sent immediately upon initialization.

ga.send(type, params)

type

Type: String

The type of hit to send. Must be one of these: pageview, screenview, event, transaction, item, social, exception, or timing.

params

Type: Object

The parameters to send based on the type of hit.

Please follow the links for each available parameter set:

For pageview hits only, if no params are provided, then the document.title and location.href values will be auto-filled. This allows you to send valid requests by writing:

ga.send('pageview');
// is the same as:
//=> ga.send('pageview', { dt:document.title, dl:location.href })

License

MIT © Luke Edwards


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