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Track all form error messages #3708

merged 1 commit into from Jan 24, 2018

Track all form error messages #3708

merged 1 commit into from Jan 24, 2018


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@fofr fofr commented Jan 23, 2018

Example event:

category: form-error
action: publication-error
label: Title can't be blank

Example markup that generates event:

<li data-module="auto-track-event" data-track-category="form-error" data-track-action="statistical-data-set-error" data-track-label="Title can't be blank">Title can't be blank</li>

Example errors that will be tracked:

screen shot 2018-01-23 at 11 26 18


  • is used to present the error summary, so the dash variant will also work for keeping note of the format the error was on
  • Update strip_tags to ActionController::Base.helpers.strip_tags so it can be used anywhere

Example view of real time events being tracked:

screen shot 2018-01-23 at 11 46 15

@fofr fofr requested a review from andrewgarner Jan 23, 2018
@@ -36,7 +38,7 @@ def errors
def error_list
@template.content_tag(:ul, "class" => "errors disc") do
object.errors.full_messages.each do |msg|
@template.concat @template.content_tag(:li, msg)
@template.concat @template.content_tag(:li, msg, data: track_analytics_data('form-error', "#{}-error", msg))

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andrewgarner Jan 23, 2018

You can calculate this outside the enumerator.

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fofr Jan 23, 2018
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Example event: ‘form-error’, ‘publication-error’, ‘Title can't be blank’
@fofr fofr force-pushed the track-error-messages branch from 0b4beaa to 6309dd5 Jan 23, 2018
@fofr fofr merged commit 2466cdb into master Jan 24, 2018
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