How to check if the JavaScript Tracker was implemented properly

After you have signed up for a Parse.ly account, the next step is integrating the Parse.ly Javascript tracker on your site. There are 2 ways to check for proper implementation:

  • The Parse.ly Validator Tool or
  • Manually via the Google Chrome Inspector

The Parse.ly Validator Tool

The quickest and easiest way to check for proper integration is by pasting an article URL into our Validator Tool here.

Manually via the Google Chrome Inspector

To manually check if the tracker is installed on your website, go to an article page on your site in Google Chrome.

1. Right click, and click “Inspect Element.”

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2. Click “Console”

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3. Type “PARSELY”

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4. Hit Enter

  • If the implementation of the Javascript tracker was successful, you will see:

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Great job! Now you can move forward to implementing the Metadata tag

  • If the implementation of the Javascript tracker was unsuccessful, you will see:

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If either of these options shows you are not integrated properly, please reach out to support@parsely.com and we’ll help you get up and running in no time.

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