Getting started

Real User Monitoring Insights

Real User Monitoring Insights uncovers areas where your site can improve its performance and gives you recommended actions to get your site performing the best it can.

Choose the set up instructions from the following:

Check if your application can use Real User Monitoring Insights

Real User Monitoring Insights is currently not suitable for authenticated sites or single page applications.

Authenticated sites

Real User Monitoring Insights scans pages available from Real User Monitoring, and currently only public pages are scanned.

Single page applications

Although Real User Monitoring is suitable for single page applications, the Real User Monitoring Insights metrics will not currently give an accurate picture of your single page application.

How to set up Real User Monitoring Insights if you're a new user:

Welcome to Raygun! To start using Real User Monitoring Insights, you first need to enable Real User Monitoring.  Real User Monitoring Insights only scans your site's public pages if they are found in Real User Monitoring.

  1. First, sign up for Raygun
  2. Set up your JavaScript application - Real User Monitoring and Real User Monitoring Insights are currently only available on applications using JavaScript
  3. Activate Real User Monitoring by clicking on the 'Real User Monitoring' item on your Raygun app sidebar:

  1. Once you've added the necessary code snippets, check that the data is flowing into Real User Monitoring.
  2. Enable Real User Monitoring Insights by clicking on 'Insights' under the Real User Monitoring heading in the sidebar:

  1. Wait for the scan to complete
  2. View the failed rules and take action!

How to use Real User Monitoring Insights if you already have Real User Monitoring:

If you already have Real User Monitoring enabled, you can start using Real User Monitoring Insights immediately. 

  1. Enable Real User Monitoring by clicking on the 'Real User Monitoring' item on your Raygun app sidebar:

  1. Start a scan of your site by clicking the 'Enable Insights' button:

  1. View the failed rules and take action

Implement the recommendations so failed rules will pass on the next scan.

You can also mark rules are passed if you have fixed an issue, or choose to ignore rules you don’t care about.

 

How to enable Real User Monitoring if you only have Crash Reporting:

If you have Crash Reporting but not Real User Monitoring, you first need to have Real User Monitoring enabled to use Real User Monitoring Insights. Real User Monitoring Insights only scans your site's public pages if they are found in Real User Monitoring.

  1. Enable Real User Monitoring by clicking on the 'Real User Monitoring' item on your Raygun app sidebar:

  1. If your Raygun provider is already JavaScript, then insert this short code snippet to your code:

 rg4js('enablePulse', true);

For more context about where you would add this, view the Real User Monitoring set up documentation.

  1. If your Raygun provider is another language, you will need to add all the JavaScript code snippets 
  2. Once you've added the necessary code snippets, check that the data is flowing into Real User Monitoring
  3. Enable Real User Monitoring Insights by clicking on 'Insights' under the Real User Monitoring heading in the sidebar:

  1. Wait for the scan to complete
  2. View the failed rules and take action!

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