Search” feature is the hidden gems feature in the Sitecore analytics, Must
say Sitecore cares the current digital marketers and provides such a “must have”
feature in the Sitecore analytics out of the box.
keyword search on my website, to check “what exactly people are searching on my
website search that customers are searching? Do I need to store in the database?
And do some basic reporting, or track all the pages with query string? and
provide the unique report? Was totally confused and planning to build my custom
module for the same.
came to know the feature called “Internal Search” in the Sitecore out of the
box. Cool, then why should I reinventing the wheel, if Sitecore has already invested and provided as
in the analytics, by default it’s not implemented and showing blank as below.
solution, and now I can track my keyword search and here is the results:
community members on my website?
on my website, see how important this feature is? Now I can track my keywords search
like anything – Real time..
Solution – How to
configure the Internal Search keywords
tracking in Sitecore Analytics:
page which consists of textbox and button,
on the search me button, then I am
calling sitecore analytics API to register the keyword.
Register the search
page event in the Sitecore Aanalytics tracker
the form page, don’t forget to add visitor identification tag on the page:
Me” OnClick=”Button1_Click” />
Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
and quick to start the POC and implement the above code based on your solution
deploy your page into your Sitecore instance and hot the search page URL
something like http://suguae.sc/search.aspx
in your case, replace your domain name:
keywords and hit search button and behind Sitecore will track all the keywords
which you are searching.
the session timeout setting from the web.config to quickly test the functionality
otherwise you have to wait 30 minutes to refresh the results,
mode=”InProc” cookieless=”false” timeout=”1″
under Behavior tag on the left hand side panel
your keyword tracking based on your search page here, also you can generate multiple
reports based on multiple Metric – Page view, counts, Visits etc. further you
can filter the date based report using time range etc..
very important and relevant, and everything is built-in with minimum code change.
article will help you to start thinking and exploring the Keyword
search with Sitecore.