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The symbol 'slash' will differentiate URLs on Google Analytics?

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Hi!

 

I'm about to run keyword ads(ppc) for my website which has Google Analytics code installed, and currently trying to build URLs with Google URL Builder, to track each keyword performance on Analytics.

 

Simple question. Would the symbol '/' (slash) at the end of main URL will differentiate URLs? For example, below URLs would be regarded one same code, or separate ones on Analytics? (One URL has slash within, while the other one doesn't.) Also, either one is good to go with Analytics? Thanks for your advice in advance.

 

 1) www.example.com/?utm_campaign=lhr&utm_medium=ppc&utm_source=naver&utm_content=generic&utm_term=kw1

 

 2) www.example.com?utm_campaign=lhr&utm_medium=ppc&utm_source=naver&utm_content=generic&utm_term=kw1

 

Thanks!

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Re: The symbol 'slash' will differentiate URLs on Google Analytics?

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Hey, in answer to your question both of these URLs will track as separate entities in Google Analytics, every URL that has a different parameter at the end of it will also track as a separate entity.

I find it useful to create a new Analytics profile with a Custom Filter to remove all parameters from the end of URLs and report all URLs (with different parameters) under the same entity.

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Hey, in answer to your question both of these URLs will track as separate entities in Google Analytics, every URL that has a different parameter at the end of it will also track as a separate entity.

I find it useful to create a new Analytics profile with a Custom Filter to remove all parameters from the end of URLs and report all URLs (with different parameters) under the same entity.