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Preference to Disable Heatmaps

It would sure be nice to have a preference to disable heatmaps if we're not using them. Otherwise they add a bunch of unused and unwanted form variables to the session as well as add approximately 0.5KB to *every* line in my raw server logs.

Posted Thu Dec 13 2012 8:08pm by DrFishFood


Hmm... are you referring to the cookie "_eventqueue" ? That's the only thing I can think of that would impact what is sent to your server. Otherwise heatmaps are all on our end.

You can disable them by unsetting your width/alignment settings in site prefs. Then just set them again when you want to track.

Posted Fri Dec 14 2012 12:01pm by Your Friendly Clicky Admin


Here's everything that shows up in my server log right after the user agent:

first_pv_100553737=1;+_jsuid=2049725689;+unpoco_100553737=1;+FIRST_PV_100553737=1;+UNPOCO_100553737=1;+_EVENTQUEUE=%7B%22heatmap%22%3A%5B%5D%2C%22events%22%3A%5B%5D%7D;+_JSUID=2049725689;+_eventqueue=%7B%22heatmap%22%3A%5B%7B%22type%22%3A%22heatmap%22%2C%22x%22%3A705%2C%22y%22%3A447%2C%22w%22%3A1920%2C%22href%22%3A%22%252Fservices%252Fgroceries%252F%253Fcategory%253D24%22%7D%2C%7B%22type%22%3A%22heatmap%22%2C%22x%22%3A1242%2C%22y%22%3A713%2C%22w%22%3A1920%2C%22href%22%3A%22%252Fservices%252Fgroceries%252F%253Fcategory%253D24%22%7D%2C%7B%22type%22%3A%22heatmap%22%2C%22x%22%3A1279%2C%22y%22%3A776%2C%22w%22%3A1920%2C%22href%22%3A%22%252Fservices%252Fgroceries%252F%253Fcategory%253D24%22%7D%5D%2C%22events%22%3A%5B%5D%7D

That's junk I just don't need to see if I'm not using heatmaps.

Posted Fri Dec 14 2012 4:28pm by DrFishFood


I'll try un-setting the site width/alignment settings like you suggest. Thanks.

Posted Fri Dec 14 2012 4:29pm by DrFishFood


I'm having this issue again. I don't use heatmaps and would prefer clicky not to add junk to my server's logs. I've unset the width/alignment settings in site prefs for my site, and there's still approximately 650+ characters of junk appended to every line of my server's raw logs.

Posted Fri Jan 17 2014 10:33pm by DrFishFood



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