Track a visitors movements across your site.
- See what they were doing before they got an error.
- Use it for analytics and usability testing to see how people are moving around your site, and where you are losing people.
Inspired by OpenSymphony’s Java project of the same name. http://code.google.com/p/clickstream/
- Django 1.1 or newer
- Django sessions need to be enabled
- Django south 0.7 or newer for migrations
Add the following properties to your settings file if you want to override the default settings.
Default = ()
Takes a list of regular expressions for paths that you want to ignore if it is picked up by these clicks won’t be tracked.
CLICKSTREAM_IGNORE_PATHS = (’\^/private/‘, ‘\^/dont-track-me/‘, ‘super-secret.txt’)
Default = False
If you only want to track people that are logged in, change to True
CLICKSTREAM_IGNORE_ANONYMOUS = False
Default = ()
A list of IP’s that you don’t want to track
CLICKSTREAM_IGNORE_IP = (‘127.0.0.1’, ‘10.10.10.10, ‘18.104.22.168’)
Add ‘clickstream.middleware.ClickStreamMiddleware’ to your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES settings it needs to be after ‘django.contrib.sessions.middleware.SessionMiddleware’ in the list.
Add clickstream to INSTALLED_APPS
Sync Tables + Migrate
Run ‘./manage.py syncdb’ to load up the tables in your database.
Run ‘./manage.py migrate’ to run the south migrations