Top 12 Analytics Extensions To Use in 2017

Top 12 Analytics Extensions To Use in 2017

Are you looking for analytics extensions that top analyst use? If yes, here is a list of analytics extension to help you work more efficiently and consume less time. For your ease, I have break down extensions into below three categories.

 

Analytics Debugging Extensions

1. Google Analytics Debugger

google analytics debugger

google analytics debugger

This extension enables the debug version of google analytics javascript and displays useful information on the console.

2. GTM Sonar

This extension is used to debug page template and compatibility with GTM listeners.

GTM sonar

GTM sonar

Good Read: How to build funnel for any page in Google Analytics

3. Dataslayer

Dataslayer helps you test and debug tag management and analytics configurations. This adds a panel to your developer tools and displays tags and data layers in a user-friendly format.

 

Analytics Setup Extensions

1. Google Tag Assistant

This analytics extension allows you to verify if the tracking tags are configured correctly on your site pages. Not only this, but this extension also notifies which tags are working and which are not. This can be used to track google analytics, google tag manager and google adwords tags.

tag manager

tag manager

2. Analytics Helper

This extension detects if analytics tracking code is present on your site. When you load the website in browser the icon appears if it detects tracking code otherwise the icon isn’t displayed.

3. Code Editor for GTM

This extension allows you to edit your HTML tags within Google Tag Manager. You have to install the extension, login to your account, create a custom HTML tag and start coding.

4. Datalayer Inspector

data layer inspector

data layer inspector

This extension displays the message that is received by GTM datalayer directly to your browser console. Once you install this extension, open the website containing GTM tracker and view console. To use this extension, install first and then reload page and open console.

5. Tag Manager Injector

This is a hassle free extension for all those who are not much familiar with codes. This automatically inserts GTM code to any page of your site. You only need to know your GTM container ID.

tag manager injector

tag manager injector

Web Analysis Extensions

1. Page Analytics

page analytics

page analytics

This is a very useful extension which overlays GA reports directly on the web page. It displays how visitors interact with your page and also shows where visitors mostly click.

2. Table booster

table booster

table booster

This extension is helpful in viewing the google analytics tabular data in multiple visualizations. This includes coloring different rows & columns, heat map and use graphs in a grid view.

3. Regular Expression Checker

If you are not sure of how regular expression works and if it is correct, you can use this extension to test your regular expressions using javascript.

4. Google Analytics URL Builder

This extension is very helpful and handy for using UTM tracking. Rather than looking for other tools on the web just install this and use whenever you need.

5. gaSwitcher

This extension adds a header to your analytics account and allows you to switch between profiles while keeping the exact same report and same set of dates.



What analytics extensions do you use? Please leave a comment below and let me know your favorite tools.  

Noman Karim

I am beginner digital analyst and content strategist at Marketlytics. I have been working with content creation and promotion for over an year. Besides content creation and marketing i spend time on learning the latest about SEO and blogging.