GOV.UK’s search engine is powered by lots of underlying information that isn’t always shown in the main search results. But you can access this valuable metadata through a more technical interface, with filters to get just the details you want.
Performance analyst for GOV.UK at the Government Digital Service
MeasureCamp London VIII took place with close to 300 participants on March 5th, 2016.
We’ve been using Google Analytics on GOV.UK for the past 3 years to gain insights into the behaviour of our users. As our knowledge of the product has grown, we’ve regularly explored original ways of using the interface functionality and …
Using Google Analytics and Google Sheets, you can set up a dashboard to see search terms that people are looking for more than usual. By filtering out searches that are popular all the time, you can focus on what’s new …
Google Analytics has recently added two very useful features: search destination pages and more dimensions in custom reports. This means we can easily look at several dimensions side by side in the Google Analytics web interface, rather than having to …
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