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Instant Analytics Maps How they work: We use the PHP API for Google Analytics from http://www.swis.nl/ga/ (LGPL licensed) to request the most active (in terms of visitors) regions of the country, over the last 14 days. We then generate a Google Static map highlighting these areas; the brightness of the pin correlates with the relative traffic volume. How do you configure it? You need to specify: * Google Analytics Login and Password * The Google Analytics Profile ID you wish to track. This is not shown in an obvious place, but the documentation at http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google%20Analytics/thread?tid=73f5507df43705db&hl=en will let you find it. * Optional settings: -- Filter out non-USA visitors. If you want just a pretty map of the USA, this is often a good choice -- Horizontal and Vertical Size of default image -- Days (base the stats on how long of a measurement window?) -- Maximum dots to show. The Google Static Maps system tends to barf if you feed it, say, 1,000 dots. 30-40 seems to be safe. How do you deploy it? Simple. Just reference it as an image-- it comes through as a normal PNG (if it's correctly configured) <img src="mapgen.php"> Anything you need special? The PHP-XML extension should be installed-- but that is likely already there on most hosting setups. Can I see an example? Sure. http://autoglassguru.com/mapgen.php