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Next Page Path? No longer available?

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Until recently I was able to use Next Page Paths in my Data Studio reports:

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This Dimension is no longer showing up in Data Studio but it still exists in Google Analytics.  

 

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Can  anyone explain what happened to this Dimension in Data Studio, and how to again use it in a Data Studio report?

 

Thanks,

Ken

Next Page Path? No longer available?

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I didn't notice! Thanks for the heads up! Maybe use "Second Page" or "Previous Page" instead? 

Next Page Path? No longer available?

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I discovered the reason for this when I went into Google Analytics (GA) directly.  There I noticed that the Next Page Path dimension was labeled as "Deprecated", but it still currently available for use in reports.  

 

Apparently this Deprecation, while leaving the Dimension still usable in GA, has resulted in the Dimension being removed from the Dimensions available via Data Studio using the Google Analytics Connector; unfortunately there is no mention in Data Studio of this Dimension being Deprecated. While it is still available in GA but not in Data Studio remains an open question. 

 

Another question:  Will there be a replacement for Next Page Path? Or a workaround that can provide the same information?

Next Page Path? No longer available?

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Thanks Ken! Really nice to know!