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Invalid Adwords Gclid Error in Analytics

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Hi All,


I'm working on adwords account. I track conversions with help of google analytics goals. I had changed Goal Destination URLs. After that I didn't get any conversion in adwords. But New goals are showing conversions from search, referral & direct traffic. Please help me why it's not showing conversions in adwords.


I had also seen this message in analytics: 


Invalid AdWords gclid
5 destination URLs have AdWords gclid issues.
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Re: Invalid Adwords Gclid Error in Analytics

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Hello Mandeep,


To answer the first part, it might take sometime before you get the New Goals importing option so that your new Goal completion URLs are shown as conversions inside Google AdWords.


There is also a possibility that AdWords might not have driven conversions and that's why you are not getting that option yet to import the new Goals (not the old ones).


You can yourself test this by clicking your own ad and completing the goal and see if it gets measured in Google Analytics as an AdWords goal or not.


I hope your basics are right i.e. auto tagging enabled, data sharing settings enabled etc...


GCLID issues occur if your website landing page (you are using in AdWords) is not supporting the Auto Tagging feature. Then you might need to speak with your webmaster and make sure that URLs are supported. Find more troubleshooting steps here:


Hope this helps!