AssetClicked: User clicks the asset area. Also carries information about the
AssetDepthReached: Scroll event in the asset area. Also carries information
about the content depth the user reached (e.g., how far down a blog post the
AssetViewed: User views the asset.
AssetDownloaded: User clicks a link that downloads the asset.
AssetSubmitted: Form submission in the asset area. This requires an input
submit to be placed under an HTML
You must have the following information to enable tracking for a custom entity. You must specify this information in HTML via the attributes listed:
Asset Type (String): The asset type to track. The HTML attribute for this is
data-analytics-asset-type. Note that the value for this attribute is not
your entity’s exact type. For custom entities, this value is always
Asset ID (String): The asset’s unique identifier. The HTML attribute for
Asset Category (String, Optional): The category of the custom app that
contains the asset. The HTML attribute for this is
data-analytics-asset-category. You can use this to identify the custom app by
name (e.g., “polls”). Note that within a category, all asset IDs must be unique.
Asset Title (String, Optional): The asset’s title. The HTML attribute for
For example, if you want to track a poll in a custom Polls app, you might use HTML like this:
<div> <h1> What's your favorite food? </h1> <form action="/submit.php"> <div> <input type="radio" id="sushi" name="food" value="Sushi" checked> <label for="sushi">Sushi</label> </div> <div> <input type="radio" id="pizza" name="food" value="Pizza"> <label for="pizza">Pizza</label> </div> <input type="submit" value="Submit" /> </form> </div>
To track this poll’s events, add the above attributes to the
<div data-analytics-asset-type="custom" data-analytics-asset-id="favorite-food-poll" data-analytics-asset-category="polls" data-analytics-asset-title="What is your favorite food Poll"> <h1> What's your favorite food? </h1> ... </div>
Note that you must add these attributes to each individual asset that you want Analytics Cloud to track. However, you can populate the attributes’ values via a script, therefore automating this process for each asset.
To track downloads, you must tag the element that triggers the action with this attribute:
For example, here’s the above poll with a download link for a PDF file that contains the poll’s instructions:
<div data-analytics-asset-type="custom" data-analytics-asset-id="favorite-food-poll" data-analytics-asset-category="polls" data-analytics-asset-title="What is your favorite food Poll"> <a href="/poll-instructions.pdf" data-analytics-asset-action="download">Download the Poll Instructions </a> <h1> What's your favorite food? </h1> ... </div>