Use Webtrends as a data source

Resources

Data Source Type REST/URL
Authentication Basic HTTP Authentication
API Documentation Webtrends API Documentation
API Generator https://generator.webtrends.com/
Supported File Formats You can retrieve data in XML, JSON, HTML, and CSV formats.
Note: To retrieve data in CSV format, add the format=csv parameter to your query.

Step-by-Step

Creating a data source using Webtrends

To create a data source using Webtrends, you need to accomplish 4 tasks:

  • Start the data source creation process.
  • Authenticate with Webtrends using Basic HTTP Authentication.
  • Use the Webtrends API documentation or API Generator to write a query.
  • Enter the query in Klipfolio. 

Note: This guide assumes that you already have an active Webtrends account.

Step 1: Start the data source creation process

To create a data source using Webtrends, go to the Connector Gallery page in Klipfolio and select Webtrends.

Step 2: Authenticate with Webtrends

  1. Click the Authentication (OAuth, 2-Step, or Basic) link.
  2. Select the Basic HTTP option.
  3. At Username, enter your Webtrends account name and username in this format: accountname\username.
  4. At Password, enter your Webtrends password.

For more information on authenticating with the Webtrends API, use this link: http://help.webtrends.com/en/dxapi/authentication.html.

Step 3: Write the query

We recommend you use these resources to write a query:

Step 4: Enter the query in Klipfolio 

  1. Enter the query URL in the REST connector.
  2. Select appropriate file format from the data format menu.

Note: You can retrieve data in XML, JSON, HTML, and CSV formats.
To retrieve data in CSV format, add the format=csv parameter to your query.

Learn More

Now that you have your data, here are some ideas on how to use it: