I need Heat Maps for HTML site

What is the easiest way for me to add heat maps to my HTML site?

Thanks.
newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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BMilneSLOCommented:
Do you have Google Analytics set up on the site? If so, you're already good to go, and have the historic data already recording.

If you go to your GA account, and browse to Standard Reports -> Content -> In-Page Analytics, you can see some interesting heat-map type stats.

It's nice because it'll go back as far as you've had GA setup, rather than starting fresh with a new heat map service from this point forward.

It's a little clunky, but if the GA In-Page Analytics doesn't load correctly at first, and you get the error message:

We tried looking for a few common problems with your setup, but couldn't find what's wrong. Please try again later.

Click "Load in Full View" and a new page will open with GA's bubbles and stats overlay on top of your site.

From that view, you can see the typical GA stats across the top and sort the display to show you the stat bubbles, browser size and, what you're really looking for here, the colored heat map of what's getting clicked most.

I'm a happy camper looking at mine, because it's red over the contact page, which is a top call to action.

If you're not "seeing red" try reworking your page to better call out those key call to actions.

Good luck!

B
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
I selected In-Page Analytics and needed to "Load in Full View" but only saw the website with no stats overlaid?

Unless I do not understand what I am looking for...
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BMilneSLOCommented:
Hey newbieweb:

Here's GA's explanation of how it should work/look:

http://analytics.blogspot.com/2010/10/introducing-in-page-analytics-visual.html

Hope that helps.

Brian
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BMilneSLOCommented:
If the GA solution doesn't work, you'd have to go to a third party app. I've heard good things about Crazy Egg, which has a free trial:

https://www.crazyegg.com/
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
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