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Section: UJ: Elements

User Journey – Elements

Pulling everything from your HAR allows the RapidSpike to tell you the elements causing the most issues! Please note, all of the below functions can also be done on a step by step basis. 

Here’s everything you can do on this page!

1) View a list of all elements

This is where the RapidSpike system displays all elements pulled from your user journey HAR. These can be sorted by size and filtered by URL or Element type. Dependant on the number of elements these may be displayed over numerous pages.

2) View the waterfall

Only available on an individual step basis, the waterfall view provides a full breakdown of event timings, request and response headers. Each element displayed can be further investigated by clicking on their respective line.

3) View the Worst Offending elements

Potentially the most useful function of the Elements page. This screen lists your top 10 worst offending elements in order of slowest to fastest. As before each elements’ request headers can be viewed by clicking on its respective line.

5) Change journey settings

Located in the top right hand corner (Settings cog) – Journey settings gives you the option to change everything from the Journey Description and check interval through to the elements you blacklist and ignore.

6) View and create Alerts

Alerts are the core of the RapidSpike system, finding out what your issues are as soon as they happen is crucial so we’ve made it easier than ever to create, view and edit alerts. To view these your existing alerts or to add new ones simply hit the “ALERTS” tab at the top of the page. From this page you’ll be add new Alert Rules by hitting “ALERT SETTINGS>” as well as view the existing rules associated to this monitor below.