Click-through data refers to the survey data obtained when a participant clicks on a survey link. In Decipher, click-through data is captured for all participants who clicked on the link, including those that may have dropped out before completing the survey or were terminated.
1: Accessing Click-Throughs
To access the click-through data for a survey, open the Response Summary and select the COMPLETIONS tab. Then click the count displayed for "Click-Through" to view the data in a new browser window.
2: Viewing Click-Throughs
All click-through data appears in tab-delimited form. An example is shown below, as well as descriptions of the default columns that appear in click-through data. Click-through data will also contain any additional variables included in the survey URL. For example, if a URL contains "&typ=1" then the click-through data will also include a column for "typ."
|uuid||The participant's unique ID number, generated by our system.|
|date||The date and time the participant clicked on the survey link.|
|status||This number indicates participant's survey status:
1 - Terminated
2 - Overquota
3 - Qualified
4 - Partial (the participant left the survey without terminating or completing)
|markers||Lists any survey markers the participant met in their survey path, including quota groups, qualified or terminate points.|
The URL used by the participant to enter the survey.
|ip||The participant's IP address (i.e., internet protocol address).|
|source||The source variable passed in the URL used by the participant. If the URL does not contain a source variable this column is left blank.|
|record||The participant’s record, assigned in order of completion.|
|ipAddress||The participant's IP address (i.e., numerical label assigned to their device).|
|decLang||The survey language variable passed in the URL. By default, surveys are in English. If the URL does not contain the language variable this column is left blank.|
|list||The list variable passed in the URL used by the participant. If the URL does not contain a list variable the column is left blank.|
|session||An alphanumeric code assigned to the participant that's generated by our system to identify the session.|
|url||The URL the participant entered the survey with.|
To save the click-through data, you can either copy and paste the contents into a text editor, or select "save page as" for the browser window and save the contents to your computer in a .txt file. You can then import the file into Excel using the import wizard.