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Filter new visitors visiting a URL

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Hi,

 

Is it possible to create a filter with the following conditions:

 

Exclude

New visitors

Sessions = 1

visitor visits a url ex: login page

 

I've created a segment for this but was hoping if it can be turned into a filter for a particular view in GA

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Filter new visitors visiting a URL

Top Contributor
# 2
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Hi Jucque,

Can you post a screenshot of your segment definition to make things clearer?

Christoph

Re: Filter new visitors visiting a URL

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Hi Christoph,

 

Here are the screenshots of the segment i've created.

 

behavior.PNGconditions.PNGsequences.PNG

 

Thanks,

-Jucque

Re: Filter new visitors visiting a URL

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# 4
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Hi Jucque,

thanks for the screenshots - however, I still don't get point what you're intending actually. Could you describe in words what segment do you want to build and the rational behind it?

Christoph

Re: Filter new visitors visiting a URL

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Hi Chris,

So I'm trying to segment new visitors, I wanted to exclude new visitors that visit a particular page. in this case the login page.

I was able to create a segment for this, but wanted to see if this can be applied as a filter on the view.

Hope this makes sense.

Thanks
-Jucque

Re: Filter new visitors visiting a URL

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# 6
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Hi Jucque,

 

Thanks for clarifying. You're actually using some weird mixture of session, users, and sequence segments - you can exclude new visitors on login pages with the following custom segment

 

test.gif

 

However, bear in mind that segments - contrary to view filters - always filter complete user sessions for the given condition.

 

With view filters you don't have the possibility of connecting conditions with logical operators like AND. You could set up to view filters - one

 

    exclude Type = New user

 

and the other

    exclude Page Title = Login

 

(applied sequentially). But that's not the same as the segment. Additionally, view filters operate on hit level. So, for login users all page views before login aren't filtered in view filters, and are filtered in segments.

 

Christoph