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How to set up ClickMeter URL Shortener integration

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URL shortener integrations enable Siteimprove to access the URL shortener data. The ClickMeter integration allows you to see data from your URL shortener within the Siteimprove CMS plugin.

The URL shortener integration helps:

  • Give users an overview of digital content assets and their dependencies when managing their digital assets.
  • Check if unpublishing a page will have an impact on short URLs linked to that page.
  • Indicate different usage of the page.
  • Indicate digital assets that may be relevant to another department’s material.

Note: You need to be a Siteimprove Account Owner or Administrator to add the ClickMeter URL shortener integration. You will also need a ClickMeter API key. For further information on this see the ClickMeter API Documentation.

This article covers the following topics:

Connect ClickMeter with API

  1. Navigate to Integrations > Integrations Overview from the main menu.
  2. Locate the ClickMeter integration in the URL Shorteners section.
  3. Click on the "Connect" button.URL_shorteners.jpg
  4. Enter a unique name for your ClickMeter.
  5. Enter the Key found in ClickMeter.
  6. Click the "Connect to ClickMeter" button.Connect_to_ClickMeter_modal_form
  7. When successful, a notification will be shown to confirm that your ClickMeter account is connected and you will be redirected to the Manage URL shorteners page of the Integrations menu.Manage_URL_shorteners_page3

Manage URL Shorteners

To manage URL Shorteners go to Integrations > Integrations Overview then click on "Manage connections".

Within Manage URL Shorteners it is possible to edit or delete current URL Shortener connections using the options icon on the right of the table. When editing the connection you can change the connection name and the authentication key.Edit_ClickMeter_URL_Shortener_modal

Siteimprove CMS plugin

Once you have added the ClickMeter connection, data from your URL shortener will be visible within the Siteimprove CMS plugin. You can then use the plugin to get an overview of all digital content assets and check if unpublishing a page will have an impact on short URLs linked to a page.

URL shortener data can be found in the following two locations within the Siteimprove CMS plugin:

  • On the page details under the “This page” tab.See_Unpublish_Impact_page_in_CMS_plugin_with_URL_shortener_section_highlighted
  • When viewing the impact of un-publishing a page via the “See Unpublish Impact” button.Main_impact_sectoin_of_CMS_Plugin

Further information

Further information on the Siteimprove CMS plugin can be found in the following articles:

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