How to use parameters in Path Analysis reports


Webtrends Analytics 9.x
Webtrends Analytics 8.x


You want to create a Path Analysis report using parameters.


When defining the path on which the report will be based, the match string for the URL must include all of the parameters that will be present on the hit. The URL Rebuilding definition must be set to include the parameters that are included in the Path Analysis. If your Page View Definition is set to use file extension, review the details for file types, found in the user interface under Web Analysis > Options > Analysis and make sure that the file extensions aren’t in the following format “{ext,0}”. If {ext,0} is used it will exclude the query string regardless of URL Rebuilding.

Example of a Path Analysis definition with parameter:

The URL will appear as shown below:


The parameter targeted is pageid=12

The following Path Analysis definition must be used to ensure results (uri-stem + uri-query string):