Yes yes, there’s lots of talk on blogs at the moment about Google Analytics, so why am I mentioning it too?
Well, I have come across Urchin (it’s name in a past life) before, it was installed locally on servers as a part of the Ensim versions I had the unfortunate experience dealing with. Documentation was appalling, it wasn’t easy to migrate between servers, yet managers love it’s pretty little pictures so it had to stay. 😡 I wasn’t aware that Google had purchased it, that’s definitely good news. 🙂
As a little test of Urchin with all it’s new Google added goodness, I’ve enabled it on this blog as a test. Integrating it with WordPress was painless, using the Google Analyticator. I initially tried to use the plugin Michele has mentioned, but it appears to be buggy when I tried installing it. Skimming through the comments on the plugin’s homepage pointed me to another plugin, whcih I had installed and running in less than 60 seconds.
Now to see how Urchin behaves, now that it too has drunk the Cool Aid…