Remove / Stop Google’s In-Page Analytics

When using Google’s “In-Page” analytics feature for ozonesolutions.com, I have found that it is hard to make it go away later. Each time I visit the website after using in-page analytics, the unwanted in-page analytics menus and tools appear. Worse yet, when I click the “close” button in the top right corner, I am redirected away from my website to the Google Analytics one. Even signing out of Google Analytics doesn’t seem to help – talk about annoying!

Apparently, Google sets a cookie called “GASO” that triggers the in-page analytics. I got rid of the in-page analytics by deleting this cookie. Here’s how it’s done:

Firefox 5

In FireFox 5 go to Options -> Privacy Tab -> remove individual cookies -> Type GASO in the Search box. Then click the cookie and click the “Remove Cookie” button.

Google Chrome

I use Google Chrome 12. Click the wrench icon -> Options -> Under the Hood -> Content Settings -> All cookies and site data… -> search for GASO -> click the cookie -> click “Remove”

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Remove / Stop Google’s In-Page Analytics

  1. daniel says:

    I was having problems with Firefox continually refreshing pages every 2 minutes or so. Removing this cookie fixed the problem.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>