How do I connect Klipfolio and Kissmetrics?

You can set up a connection between Klipfolio and Kissmetrics to show your web analytics on a dashboard. Use the steps in this article to learn how set up that connection.

What is Klipfolio?

Klipfolio integrates with many cloud services and tools to create beautiful data visualizations.

How do I get started with Kissmetrics?

You have the following options for visualizing your data on a dashboard in Klipfolio:

Use the Connector Gallery
The Connector Gallery helps you get your data fast with pre-built queries. Use this article as a guide to build your own Kissmetrics data source.

If you want to build a data source entirely from scratch, use the Advanced section below.

Authenticate with Kissmetrics

You can choose to connect with Kissmetrics using the Connector Gallery in Klipfolio. The first thing you will be asked to do is authenticate and create a handshake connection between your Klipfolio and Kissmetrics accounts.

  • Click Connect to Kissmetrics.
  • Enter your Kissmetrics Username and Password.
  • Click Next Step.

Prerequisite: Find your Kissmetrics Product ID

You can use the pre-built Kissmetrics query Products to get a list of products and their corresponding ID's. Simply choose Products from the list of query options. You can find your products and their corresponding IDs in the results of this query.

Advanced: Build a data source yourself

Klipfolio connects to hundreds of services in the cloud that have a REST API. If you take the time to learn how to get data into Klipfolio using APIs, your possibilities are endless. Here's a quick and simple overview video on APIs and Klipfolio:

  Klipfolio API's 101

If APIs are a bit too tricky for you, enlist a data analyst or developer to help you.

If you want to edit a Kissmetrics data source that you already created, check out How to edit or reconfigure a data source, and get step-by-step instructions.

Kissmetrics quick reference table

Authentication Basic HTTP Authentication
API Documentation Note: Kissmetrics API is currently being updated. For now, we suggest connect your Kissmetrics data using the pre-built queries rather than building your own.
Kissmetrics support documentation

Additional query examples

For a list of events

https://query.kissmetrics.com/v3/products/Your-Product-ID/events?limit=100

For properties

https://query.kissmetrics.com/v3/products/Your-Product_ID/properties?limit=100

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