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May 1, 2006

Google Analytics Hack: Edit Your Stats

Google Analytics has an easter egg: most labels from the reports can be edited. You can't modify the graphs or the numbers, but you can produce fake statistics that show your site was both digged and slashdotted in the same week. The links from the chart are real, but are somehow verbose.

For a video that shows this feature, check Google Blogoscoped.


  1. It is useless...It will disappear if you refresh the page.

  2. Yes, but you can make screenshots. It's also useful to localize the text.

  3. Could be useful for one off reports. I have also noticed recently that you can set the local time zone