NextGEN Gallery one of the popular WordPress gallery plugins1. Thanks to the plugin, which can present images with pages and in grid and similar formats via ajax, many galleries can be created specifically for pages.
Hotjar and similar session recording and/or heat map solutions can be used to track image clicks related to these galleries that can be used in product page or blog content within an e-commerce site. However, it would be impractical to repeatedly process for each session.
In the process of tracking user interactions with product images, places, and/or people, transactions can be carried out via Google Analytics and/or Google Tag Manager. In such cases, the relevant action will need to be defined for the page, category, or site-wide.
NextGEN Gallery Image Clicks enables the transmission of page-category and related image click densities, which can be activated globally, as a data layer for Google Analytics activity or Google Tag Manager, so that this process can be carried out easily.
NextGEN Gallery Image Clicks
In relation to the NextGEN Gallery plugin, NextGEN Gallery Image Clicks can be defined as an auxiliary plugin that enables the image click density within the galleries to be transmitted to Google Analytics via GTAG or Google Tag Manager. With the acquisition of this image click information as an activity, many situations such as comparison of images, changes in clicks depending on time, image-page relationship can be tracked directly through Google Analytics or Looker Studio.
NextGEN Gallery Image Clicks can be defined as an auxiliary plugin that enables the image click density within the galleries to be transmitted to Google Analytics via GTAG or Google Tag Manager for the NextGEN Gallery plugin. By this, we can get and visualize the image clicks data as an event through Google Analytics or Looker Studio.
The downloaded of the relevant plugin and activation process, start to track the events without any extra step. By following the steps of WordPress > Settings > NG Events, the scope of scanning can be determined as site-wide, page, or folder within the plugin settings.
Images in galleries created via the NextGEN Gallery plugin usually use the
.ngg-gallery-thumbnail class definition.