Utma, utmb, utmz cookies
Revision as of 12:22, 9 October 2012 by Helpful
| These are primarily notes|
It won't be complete in any sense.
It exists to contain fragments of useful information.
It's primarily used to track visits.
- __utmz stores whether the visitor came from a search engine, search keyword, or a link
- __utma stores the amount of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit
- __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly). If you look at cookie state changes (e.g. using firecookie), you will see these change regularly.
- __utmv is used for user-custom variables in Analytics
- __utmk - digest hashes of utm values (verify)