Install Hawk How to set up Hawk on your website

Add a Site

Navigate to the Sites menu by clicking Sites in the setting drop-down menu in the upper right.

How to Add a Site to Hawk
How to Add a Site to Hawk

To install Hawk on a new site, click the Add Site button.

Name & Domain
Install Hawk: Step 1 of the Add Site wizard
Install Hawk: Step 1 of the Add Site wizard

Enter the name and domain of your site.

Identify Users
Install Hawk: Step 2 of the Add Site wizard
Install Hawk: Step 2 of the Add Site wizard

Hawk can attempt to identify users that sign in to your site (if that’s one of your site’s features!). This information will be included in error reports. You can enable this by explicitly calling a function in Javascript, or by setting up automatic user identification.

More technical details are available here.

Add the Snippet
Install Hawk: Step 3 of the Add Site wizard
Install Hawk: Step 3 of the Add Site wizard

Copy the line of code into your site’s html, preferably in the <head> element. This screen will display a message when it has successfully communicated with the snippet on your site.

For the technical details of what the Hawk snippet is doing under the hood, refer to Technical Details

If you’re having trouble getting Hawk set up, see our troubleshooting instructions, or contact us here.


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