Google Analytics "Asynchronous Tracking Code" snippet launched

Google Analytics now provides new “Asynchronous Tracking Code” snippet as an alternate way to track your website! “Think new code as a script that uses a "separate lane" to handle part of processing of your webpage. As number of scripts on your webpage increases, asynchronous tracker uses this lane to reduce webpage load time. Websites […]

Google Analytics now provides new “Asynchronous Tracking Code” snippet as an alternate way to track your website! “Think new code as a script that uses a "separate lane" to handle part of processing of your webpage. As number of scripts on your webpage increases, asynchronous tracker uses this lane to reduce webpage load time. Websites that use many scripts or rely on rich media content’ll especially benefit from this new method, but even lightweight sites’ll see improvements. New snippet offers following benefits: Faster tracking code load times for your web pages due to improved browser execution; Enhanced data collection and accuracy; Elimination of tracking errors from dependencies when the JavaScript hasn't fully loaded.

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