Event footer


link clicks

Priority medium

Triggered when a footer link is clicked, right clicked, shift clicked, control clicked, or windows key/command key clicked.

This event is tracked by the link_tracker.

This event occurs on the layout_footer component.


Data sent to the dataLayer

  • event: event_data
  • event_data:
    • event_name: navigation
    • external: string ("true" or "false")
    • index:
      • index_link: The position of the link within its section.
      • index_section: The section that this link is in. "Topics" are 1, "Government activity" are 2, "Meta links" (Help, Privacy etc.) are 3, The Open Government Licence link is 4, and the Crown Copyright link is 5.
      • index_section_count: 5
    • index_total: string (number)
    • link_domain: string
    • method: string
    • section: One of "Services and information", "Government Activity", "Support Links", "Licence", or "Copyright"
    • text: string
    • type: footer
    • url: string

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