Heatmaps are pictorial representation of data’s importance in 2-D graphs showing colour concentrations.Heat maps for clicks show what your users click frequently,by recording the clicks made by them.To track this there are many scripts and services that cost you.But dont worry Open source is there to the rescue.
ClickHeat is a opensource heatmap by Labsmedia that gives a pictorial representation of what your users click on your website with colour patterns signifying concentrations of clicks.These graphs could help you serve more about what they want and also would help you re-arrange your ads on your site’s page to gain attention.This script works for any type of website WordPress,Drupal,Joomla, or any custom website.So,ready to track clicks?
- Go to https://sourceforge.net/projects/clickheat/files/ and download the latest version of the ClickHeat.
- Unzip it and Upload the folder clickheat to your website’s root folder.
- After uploading is done go to the clickheat directory from your browser ie., http://yoursite.com/clickheat
To test the installation add
ClickHeat overlays a transparent image with the recorded clicks representation over your actual website in its admin panel.This would allow you to better understand what the click was on.
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