What is the best way to track click events in google analytics?

by harrison.goodwin , in category: SEO Tools , 8 months ago

What is the best way to track click events in google analytics?

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by elmo.conroy , 8 months ago

@harrison.goodwin 

The best way to track click events in Google Analytics is by using event tracking. In event tracking, you define specific actions on your website that you want to track, such as button clicks, downloads, form submissions, etc.


To implement event tracking, you need to add a piece of code to your website that sends information to Google Analytics when the event occurs. The code should include the following parameters:

  1. Category: The category is a broad group that the event belongs to, such as "Button" or "Link."
  2. Action: The action is a specific action within the category, such as "Click" or "Submit."
  3. Label (optional): The label provides additional information about the event, such as the specific button or link that was clicked.
  4. Value (optional): The value can be used to assign a numerical value to the event, such as the price of a purchase or the duration of a video view.


The code snippet should be placed on the element (button, link, etc.) that you want to track the click event for. Once implemented, you can view the event data in Google Analytics under the "Behavior" and "Events" sections.


Note: You will need to have Google Analytics installed on your website and have proper access permissions to make changes and view the data.