So one of the things I’ve always wanted to do is use an Analytics tools API to enrich the data about a visit. Clicky is one of the few tools out there that have a well detailed API that allows you to push in extra data during the visit. The extra data bit I really wanted to add is an action that I consider one of the most vital actions on a blog: commenting.
Let me start by showing you the “end result”, first what a “visit” containing a comment looks like, second what data is stored for each visitor (the new feature adds both the name and the email address):
This is done by some pretty cool combination of the WordPress API and the Clicky API, and it also allows you to add comments as a goal in your Clicky:
Pretty neat huh? You can find it in my Clicky WordPress plugin!