In this Community Tip we discuss all aspects of time in Mixpanel, including how to set your project timezone, send time properties, and handle timestamps when exporting or importing data. Using these directions, Mixpanel can help standardize how you handle time to ensure your data reflects accurate timestamps.
In today’s connected world, a startup can be headquartered in Berlin, Germany, have a core user-base in Beijing, China, and be analyzing their data through an analytics company in San Francisco, California, USA. With all of these different locations in play, seamlessly handling time data being received from around the world can be intimidating. Luckily, with a few of the following best practices, you can ensure your Mixpanel data is time agnostic to the physical location of your users.
Setting Your Mixpanel Timezone
When you create a new Mixpanel project, your project timez...
August 24, 2015