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Dive into multiple domain (Cross/Sub) tracking, implementing Ecommerce and Enhanced Ecommerce, setting up Event tracking, and Universal Analytics code.
 
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When I am looking at my Source/Medium tab with the secondary filter being Ad Content...

 

This one appears in Google Analytics report:

http://www.cfchildren.org/child-protection?utm_source=cfchildren.org&utm_medium=Homepage_Sliders&utm...

 

This one does not appear in Google Analytics report:

https://mindyeti.com/schools?utm_source=cfchildren.org&utm_medium=Homepage_Sliders&utm_content=MindY...

 

WHY? They are set up the same way with Google's Campaign URL Builder

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On a side note, sometimes I set up an URL as:

http://www.earlyopenoften.org/?utm_source=cfchildren.org&utm_medium=Homepage_Sliders&utm_content=eoo...

and when clicked upon... comes up like this:

http://www.earlyopenoften.org/sexual-abuse-prevention/utm_medium/homepage_sliders/utm_content/eoo_ab...

 

WHY?

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Hi Jonathan,

 

You have two different domains. Do you use 2 separate web properties? What is your configuration and how do you expect to see the outcomes?

 

Side note, it appears you have a redirect which changes the url structure.

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I'm not sure. I am not super experienced with it. I am under the impression that the first part of the URL would represent where the user would be taken to (Website URL), the Campaign Source would be the referrer, the Campaign Medium would be what type of ad/link it is, and the Campaign Content would be used to differentiate the ads when viewing them in GA.

 

As seen here: https://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/campaign-url-builder/

 

Wouldn't this then appear in my GA for the website that this ad/link is on? I only seem to see these tracking in GA when it is linking to an internal web page within our main website, but not when it is linking to an external website. Thoughts?