Making Report Information More Meaningful

Depending on how your web server logs information, you may see labels in your reports that are not immediately meaningful.

For example, your data may include information such as campaign IDs, SKU numbers, or product tracking codes. To translate these values into terms that can be understood by anyone reviewing your report, you can associate a translation file with a custom report dimension. This translation file can be a comma-, space-, or tab-delimited CSV file. You can also specify a Microsoft SQL database as a source for data translations. These translation files are separate from the campaigns.csv translation file used to create drilldown reports. Webtrends Analytics 9 customers also may utilize this functionality through a billable Translation File Management service. Contact your Sales Representative or Webtrends Support to have your own file uploaded and implemented.

Keep in mind the following tips when setting up a translation file: