Instructions - Virtuemart Tracking for Analytics for Joomla 3 and Vm 3

Instructions - Virtuemart Tracking for Analytics for Joomla 3 and Vm 3How to install Virtuemart Tracking for Google Analytics in Joomla 3 and Vm 3

First of all: install the viruemart tracking extension. Go to the extension manager, select the file, and install. Then go to the plugin manager, and publish it.

Note: the extension (obviously) needs the "allow_url_fopen=1" (or allow_url_fopen="On") in your server/hosting php.ini. Check it on your system (by the php

Tracking onUserOrder to Analytic Goals

Tracking onUserOrder to Analytic GoalsHow to setup optional goals tracking First: setup the tracking plugin to enable goals.

You can setup up to 5 event goals, tracked when customers press "confirm order" (before customers pay, when the order is created in the Virtuemart db - this because the next action is to confirm order (customers pay) and it's tracked as e.commerce conversion!).

The very first thing to do is setup the plugin

Setup Paypal to auto-confirm orders

Setup Paypal to auto-confirm orders Paypal settings for order auto-confirmation after payment (j2.5/vm2.x) Setting IPN and "thank you" page on Paypal.

The IPN is the Instant Paying Notification that Paypal sends to your server when a customer pays. The "Thank You" page is where the customer returns after a payment, with the payment details for the customer.

You should setup them both on your account on Paypal, in the "profile"

Virtuemart tracking extension documentation

Virtuemart tracking extension documentation

Track Virtuemart conversions on Google Analytics. E.commerce, new users and order pre-payment goals. NEW! For Virtuemart 3 AND Joomla 3! MANUAL / DOCUMENTATION HERE Virtuemart Tracking Extension is the cheaper and easiest plugin to track Virtuemart conversions, orders, items and events on Google Analytics.

It tracks also the Joomla "standart" web traffic, so you need anything else to link