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Thermo com webtrends basicplus training WebTrends BasicPlus Training

Emily Siwicki ([email protected] 412-490-3347)

Jon Reider ([email protected] 412-490-1111)

Steve Jablonski ([email protected] 412-490-8432)

Jeff Mucci ([email protected] 412-490-1148)

Presentation overview
Presentation Overview

  • Presentation and PowerPoint have been recorded and will be available on by 4/24/09

  • Additional “BasicPlus” training occurring 4/23/09

  • WebTrends login is

  • Enterprise eBusiness contacts are:

  • Please ensure that your phone is muted for presentation

Template overview













Template Overview

  • A template is a subset of reports that are grouped together for easier viewing or are valuable to a specific business function, team or individual

  • users who are administrator without custom reports have the ability to create templates

    • User types are:

      • Report users

      • Administrator without custom reports

      • Administrator with custom reports

Finding templates
Finding Templates

  • Templates are found in the Template menu in the to navigation bar

    • WebTrends will default to “Complete View 8.5” template which contains all reports

Creating a new template

Click to Create New Report

Right Click to Copy Existing Report

Creating a new template

  • Select “Administration” link from the left-hand navigation

  • In the “Administration” window, select Report Designer  Templates

  • Mouse over and select Copy on the action button OR click the “New” button to create a new template

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Creating a new template

  • After clicking on the “New” button or “Edit” on an existing template, the Template Wizard opens

  • Name the new template and select “Next”

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Creating a New Template

  • Organize reports by chapter by adding a “New Chapter”

    • Make sure that the chapter in which to include the report is highlighted in blue to add a chapter beneath a chapter

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Creating a new template

  • Within a chapter, select to Add Report

    • Select reports to add to each chapter from the libraries drop-down:

      • Built-in Report Library contains WebTrends out-of-the-box reports

      • Custom Reports Library contains reports that have been created by eBusiness WebTrends administrators

      • Dashboards library

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Configure the graphs

Configure the measures within the table by adding columns and turning on the measures

Creating a new template

  • Select a report after it has been added to a chapter

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Creating a new template

  • Use the style options to change:

    • String data display options (cut off or not)

    • Graphs included or minimized

    • Default number of rows

    • Include or not include the help card

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Creating a new template

  • The Template Access section appears

  • There is no need to select any users as the template will be associated with a profile and everyone who has access to that profile will have access to the template

  • Select “Save”

  • The “Change Comment” dialog box will appear

  • Enter a comment relating to the template that you created

Steps in creating a template

Create Template

E-mail [email protected]

eMarketing associates

template with profiles

eMarketing sends an e-mail to template

creator when template is ready

for use

Use new


Steps in Creating a Template

  • Once you have created a template, send an e-mail to [email protected] indicating the template name and the need for the template to be associated with the profiles

  • Once the template is associated with the profiles, an e-mail will be sent to you indicating that the template is now available for use

Locating templates in the reporting console
Locating Templates in the Reporting Console

  • After you have been notified that the new template is available for use, click on the drop-down menu next to “Template” and select your template

  • You will see the name of your template appear in the left-hand navigation and the only reports that you will see in the template are the ones that you added

Querying within a report
Querying within a Report

  • Another way to find a subset of results in a report is to use a query

  • Select “Query” to perform a query

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Querying within a Report

  • The query dialog box appears

  • Select the dimensions and/or measures that you would like to query against

    • Wildcard characters can be used

  • Queries allow you to combine multiple dimensions and measures while a search can only use one dimension at a time

  • Select “Run Query”

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Querying within a Report

  • The report will return only those pages that meet the query criteria

  • When the report is returned, the title of the report shows that the report is based on a query

Creating bookmarks
Creating Bookmarks

  • A report that is queried may be very useful going forward

  • You can create a bookmark so it can be viewed quickly

  • Select Bookmarks  Save Bookmark

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Calculated Measures

  • Add a new calculated measure to create an additional formula, not show in the standard report, that is displayed as a column in an report

  • To create a new calculate measure:

    • Click the New Calculated Measure button above the table in a report

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Create a name for the measure

Choose a format and number of decimal places

  • HINTS:

  • Use button to enter an exact value in a formula

  • Stick to measures (not “Measure Totals”) for creating calculated values

  • You must drag and drop, double-clicking will not work

  • To delete, you must drag to the trash can, key strokes will not work


Drag and drop measures and arithmetic operators to create your formula

Calculated Measures

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Calculated Measures

  • Example: Page Views per Visit

  • Calculated values will appear as a new column in the report

    • Calculated values will NOT remain in the report if you click anywhere else

    • To keep reports with calculated values, you must save the report to your bookmarks

Who should i ask
Who should I ask?

  • For questions about WebTrends, the enterprise eBusiness analytics team has your answer!

    • If you have a question – general, technical, business or report related – email [email protected]

    • If you think you need a custom report created, complete a Project Initiation Form (PIF)


    • The enterprise eBusiness analytics team will review the request, determine if data already exists, or get additional info that might be needed to create a custom report

  • If the enterprise eBusiness analytics team doesn’t know the answer, we’ll find it for you!