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Newbie question about User ID

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Dumb question, but is the Google Analytics User ID feature only applicable to ecommerce websites and/or websites where users actually log in? Or can it be used on any website?

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February 2017

Newbie question about User ID

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Hi Grey,

 

User ID feature is applicable to every website where users can log in. Keep in mind, if you'd like to implement the User ID feature, you must be able to generate your own unique IDs and consistently assign those IDs to users who are logged in. You'll need to include these IDs wherever you send data to Analytics.

 

Here you can read more about User ID tracking: 

1) https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3123666

2) https://www.optimizesmart.com/cross-device-tracking-with-user-id-in-google-tag-manager/

 

Hope this helps.

Taavi

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi Grey,

 

User ID feature is applicable to every website where users can log in. Keep in mind, if you'd like to implement the User ID feature, you must be able to generate your own unique IDs and consistently assign those IDs to users who are logged in. You'll need to include these IDs wherever you send data to Analytics.

 

Here you can read more about User ID tracking: 

1) https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3123666

2) https://www.optimizesmart.com/cross-device-tracking-with-user-id-in-google-tag-manager/

 

Hope this helps.

Taavi