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Google Analytics Help (The Dot)

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by pyronaut, May 3, 2009.

  1. pyronaut

    pyronaut Executive VIP

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    I asked this same question on DP (Question is better suited to there), but didnt really get a response. So ill ask it here then give up.

    Any help would be much appreciated. Even if its a cold hard "No" you cant change it back. Would be nice to know :)
     
  2. platinvm

    platinvm Senior Member

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    I like the change, I don't know why your stressing about it. Does it really make that much of a difference?
     
  3. pyronaut

    pyronaut Executive VIP

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    Sure does :)

    Because i want to compare today to previous days on the fly. And not just one day at a time either, i basically want to roll my mouse along the graph having it tell me where that day stood for that medium.

    I dont see how a bloody dot on your screen shows ANYTHING. I dont understand why they would change it either.
     
  4. entreprenuer

    entreprenuer Regular Member

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    I didn't even really notice a change.
     
  5. platinvm

    platinvm Senior Member

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    Then tell it to look at the days you want it to looks at, I really don't get why you are complaining.
     
  6. SEO20

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    I don't see any problems with this. Am I missing your point?
     
  7. pyronaut

    pyronaut Executive VIP

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    Ok. Think to what it was before. And what it was now.

    Before : You got a graph, that you could easily roll your mouse over and check all preceeding days, right then and there.

    Now : You get a dot. And for every metric that you are using to gauge your site, you have to open that page, check what you got for that day. Then the day before. And usually that same day last week.

    I dont understand how you can not see a problem with a DOT being on your screen instead of a graph.....
     
  8. navin

    navin Junior Member

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    I just checked it. I hadn't noticed it before, it's pretty lame, and I couldn't figure how to disable that...
     
  9. platinvm

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    You can tell it to do multiple days instead of one, so you get a graph instead of a dot.
     
  10. wowmanwow

    wowmanwow Registered Member

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    I personally like the new one. It just fits my style more... :)
     
  11. aReJay

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    I was surprised by the change, however can certainly live with it.

    I now simply select the current week, and if you need more data, simply 'Compare to Past' to get some more data.

    aReJay
     
  12. pyronaut

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    Comparing to past and all that takes a bunch more work and you have to write down values then go back through and check them.

    I have gone through google help and there is already a few threads open with other people complaining so ill wait for google to answer (If they do). But by the looks of it there is no way to change it back to the old way.