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vBSEO LiveStats: On-Demand Search Engine Performance Reports - v.1.1.2
Mod Version: 1.1.2, by vBSEO (Coder) vBSEO is offline
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vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (34 votes - 4.79 average) Installs: 293
Released: 09 Jul 2009 Last Update: 06 Dec 2011 Downloads: 2036
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Overview

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  • vBSEO LiveStats for vBulletin allows admins to instantly check their forum's search performance, without ever leaving the page!
  • See benefits and examples below.
  • Just click the hovering tab (viewable only to admins) to launch the report.
  • An ultra easy to read micro report shows you how many hits you are getting, from which keywords, and from which sites.
  • Find out how the entire forum is performing, or get stats only for the currently viewed page.
  • Very powerful, but conveniently simple and user friendly.
Search engine hits are the rocket fuel of a successful forum. Stats tools like Google Analytics provide the data you need to measure your performance. However, it requires you to login into GA, and drill down into its many report formats. You know the result: Many admins simply forget about their stats most of the time, and really don't know which pages are actually performing (or not).

vBSEO LiveStats gives you all the data you need in a split second, without leaving the forum. You get all the valuable info to know immediately how your pages are performing, without spending any time figuring out the complexities of Google Analytics.


Benefits and Example Usage

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  • Success - See examples below.
  • Save time - Loads instantly, on-demand, while browsing your forum. You don't need to leave the page.
  • Easy to use - Opens with easy to read micro-report ready for you. No drill down required.
  • Instant info - Find out if a "page" is performing without ever launching Google Analytics (or trying to dig through it's many reports to get what you want)
  • Secure - Only visible by admins with granted permissions.

Example 1 - Why is that thread so hot all of a sudden?


You notice more guest users are online. Several of them are reading and posting to a particular thread. You go to that thread and click "stats". LiveStats loads on demand and gives you the micro report. It turns out for the past 24 hours you are getting hits for one of your top keywords!


Example 2 - Was that email effective?


You send out an email to your forum members, telling them about an important new announcement. How many of them actually were interested? You browse to the announcement thread, load LiveStats on-demand. It turns out 25% of your members visited your announcement within 24 hours of sending the email.


Example 3 - Is my participation at another forum getting me any hits?


You have been actively posting at a related forum to build links and get some click through traffic. Are you getting any clicks by the visitors there? You browse to the page you were linking to, load LiveStats on-demand, and see if the site you are targeting is sending you traffic this week. It looks like you are getting some hits.


Example 4 - I installed vBSEO last month. How much new traffic am I getting?


You vBSEO-enabled your forum to get more search traffic, but you want to find out how well it's working. This will be your 30 day progress report. You load LiveStats on-demand on *any* page of your forum and click the link for your Global site report. You set the date for 30 days before you installed. Looks like you got 100,000 hits that month. Now you set it for the 30 days you had vBSEO installed. It turns out you had 105,000 hits the first month with vBSEO, so your traffic is up by 5%.


Example 5 - Are your new articles getting any hits?


You are building your content by writing new articles related to your forum topic. This week you created 10 new articles. As you visit each article, you load LiveStats on-demand and instantly see the total hits, keywords, and other sites that are sending you traffic since the article was created. Looks like 3 of your articles are doing better than the others. Common factor: A keyword rich title. It turns out LiveStats has helped you zero in on the best way to optimize your content to get more traffic.


How do you use LiveStats? Please tell us...



What does it do?
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  • Securely connects to your Google Analytics account.
  • Collects page data and generates micro-reports, on-demand.
  • Admin-only "stats" Tab hovers for instant access on any page.
  • When "stats" tab is clicked, LiveStats launches on the page.
  • Micro search engine performance reports are displayed for the current page, or the full site.
  • Admins can select date range, to check out performance for a desired time period.
How does it work?
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The LiveStats engine was designed to extract key performance data securely from your Google Analytics account, displaying the micro reports directly to logged in admins only.


Help Us Rename LiveStats!

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vBSEO LiveStats is the internal working name the vBSEO Team has given this new plugin. Do you like it? Can you think of a better name? Please let us know.


Click "Install"

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Please click "Install" to show your support for this script.


Installation & Configuration for vB 3.6.x - 4.1.x as a Plugin

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Follow the installation/upgrade instructions provided in the docs/readme.html file.

Google Analytics Accounts
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You must have a Google Analytics account setup and running on your forum to use vBSEO LiveStats. You can sign up for Google Analytics.


Compatibility
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Fully compatible with:
  • vBulletin 3.0.x, 3.5.x, 3.6.x, 3.7.x, 3.8.x, 4.0.x and 4.1.x
  • All versions of vBSEO
Copyright & Licensing
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vBSEO LiveStats plugin is copyright protected by Crawlability Inc.
  • You are free to download and install this plugin on any vBulletin forum for which you hold a valid vB license.
  • Unauthorized distribution of any code and/or documentation, whole or in part, included here is strictly prohibited.
Revision History
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v1.1
  • Update - vBulletin 4.x compatibility update
  • Fix - Various bug fixes
v1.0 RC3
  • Fix - Google Analytics compatibility update
v1.0 RC2
  • Fix - Google Analytics login issue corrected
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  #121  
Old 08 Sep 2009, 02:41
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HappyFeet HappyFeet is offline
 
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I'm a nobody, but for the guys getting 0 everything, when I installed it I had the same problem. After setting up an analytic account and installing the code (I used the bottom of the header template), I found that I had to go back to my Google analytic account and have it re-verify (check status of) the existence of the code. Then it worked, but if I remember correctly it took a day to gather enough info to display. I can't remember exactly...

Without checking the status to see it was actually in place to activate, it wasn't gathering the information. Also make sure your analytic account ID is correctly installed in Admin CP.
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Old 08 Sep 2009, 12:05
Milez Milez is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Alfa1 View Post
Can anyone comment if there is any performance decrease after installing this hack and Google Analytics?
This has been asked now 3 times. Any comments on performance issues on big boards? Or is the hack only available for viewing by admins?
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  #123  
Old 08 Sep 2009, 12:42
2fast4ya 2fast4ya is offline
 
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Okay... Installed... It works as far as a few things... It shows up on my board... I click on it once, and it pops up, and loads.. but absolutely no stats ever show.

When I first signed up to google, it gave me a code to add to the site... does it have anything to do with that? Because google says it cant find my tracking code... idk... please help

Thank you
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Old 08 Sep 2009, 23:18
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Fantastic Thanks!
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Old 08 Sep 2009, 23:22
Abbsta Abbsta is offline
 
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Originally Posted by 2fast4ya View Post
Okay... Installed... It works as far as a few things... It shows up on my board... I click on it once, and it pops up, and loads.. but absolutely no stats ever show.

When I first signed up to google, it gave me a code to add to the site... does it have anything to do with that? Because google says it cant find my tracking code... idk... please help

Thank you
No that code is for GA tracking.

Sign in GA > GA Analytics Overview page where your site is listed. Click on the Edit link for your site and under your site's name you'll find your site ID.
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  #126  
Old 09 Sep 2009, 00:42
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What I miss in this add-on is Bounce Rate features.

Please consider to add features to show moderators & admins which threads have high bounce rates. This allows them to improve these threads. Optimally the admin would be able to set a threshold level, above which bounce rate, threads are marked or highlighted to staff.
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Old 09 Sep 2009, 15:26
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Reinstalled to give it another try and for some reason it now works great in VB.. I would like to see this widget on my VBPortal page also anyone give some help with making that work on my vbportal also please
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  #128  
Old 12 Sep 2009, 20:44
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I reinstalled it but I still can't get results past the 8th.
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  #129  
Old 13 Sep 2009, 20:46
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Hi,

The data is not encrypted therefore if someone was able to gain access they could view the password of the email stored.
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  #130  
Old 14 Sep 2009, 02:46
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installed and worked perfect!
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  #131  
Old 14 Sep 2009, 04:16
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TimberFloorAu TimberFloorAu is offline
 
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Installed but then Uninstalled.

Great idea.

BUT !

We have 3 admins, and albeit I have no issues with them Administrating the forums, I do not wish for our Analytics to be accesible in any format, other than by ME.

Such a shame this product could not be "user id" driven, rather than just Usergroup driven.

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  #132  
Old 14 Sep 2009, 20:58
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MentaL MentaL is offline
 
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Originally Posted by TimberFloorAu View Post
Installed but then Uninstalled.

Great idea.

BUT !

We have 3 admins, and albeit I have no issues with them Administrating the forums, I do not wish for our Analytics to be accesible in any format, other than by ME.

Such a shame this product could not be "user id" driven, rather than just Usergroup driven.

Ste
Hi

You can setup a secondary administrator usergroup and have yourself in the master usergroup, this is what I did
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  #133  
Old 14 Sep 2009, 23:09
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Originally Posted by Saviour View Post
Try moving the stats button to the left, instead of the right. Open IE...then click the stats button. Window opens on the right...not the left...unless you know something I don't know.
Actually when I installed it was already setup for left side, so that may be why it's working fine for me.
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Old 14 Sep 2009, 23:31
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TimberFloorAu TimberFloorAu is offline
 
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Originally Posted by MentaL View Post
Hi

You can setup a secondary administrator usergroup and have yourself in the master usergroup, this is what I did
Sounds like a plan, my concern is already belong to two usergroups, as primary and secondary.
Makes stuff complicated when we already have forum permissions set in multitude of places, that I really dont wanna whip thru and update.

Perhaps VBSEO, can code this so that we may enter USERNAME of acceptable admins.

So..

Checkbox, that only accesible by Admin Usergrp
With drill down selection of the users within that usergroup, allowing you to select on the fly... which member of that usergrp can have access.

Or just a simple username entry, so enter the username of the person you want to have control.

This way if you ever need for vbseo or the like ( inc google, legal whatever ) you can just assign access to this particular function, via this method, rather than granting that user full access as an admin.

We do similar on a eccomerce site we run, whereby we allow access thru a back door, for our bank, so that they can run audits as and when. It is fully logged and via https

But it MEANS we know they cant rummage around and accidentally delete stuff

Ste
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  #135  
Old 17 Sep 2009, 01:47
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Since few days the VBSEO analytics tool on our forum has logged me out from the stats and there is no way i can sign back in.

Am i the only one that experience this? I can perfectly login to google analytics still
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