How do I use Google Analytics with HTML 5 History?


I'm using HTML 5 history for my site, so, for users whose browsers support it, clicking on a link doesn't reload the whole page, but just the main area.

Google analytics doesn't track these partial page loads. How can I get it to track it just like it does for users that don't have HTML 5 history support?

You just need to register the additional pageviews by calling the _trackPageview function again each time your new content loads. This is called a 'Virtual Pageview' but is registered in Google Analytics in the same way as a real one. To set the path of the page you need to add an additional parameter to the function:

        _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXXXX-X']);
        _gaq.push(['_trackPageview', '/new/content']);