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Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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I am in Acquisition / Search Engine Optimization / Queries.
 
When attempting to add an Advanced filter / Matching RegExp Google analytics results in the following error:
 
Invalid regular expression
Your data request includes an invalid regular expression.
Learn More about creating regular expressions.
 
I have many accounts all with shortcuts to filtered data using regEx that have been working with no errors for a number of years.
 
The strings are very basic:
Include:
term1|term2|term3
 
This error began in early October.

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Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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Hey Inflexion, how are things?

- This error occur for the previous created filters or just for the new ones?
- Is it specific for that data information, or every regEx filter is giving you this error?
- This occur for every account, or just that particular one?

Leandro Martinez | Basta1Click

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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I'm experiencing the same issue. Regex just won't work with Search Engine Optimization > Queries, while it works on all others

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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I have exactly same question. Someone know fix this issue?

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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Same issue here in the "search engine optimization queries" section of G.A. even a simple regex matching one keyword does not work.

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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Hello Leandrofm -

- This error occur for the previous created filters or just for the new ones?
Both Previous filters saved as Shortcuts and also New attempts to filter the data

- Is it specific for that data information, or every regEx filter is giving you this error?
This is specific to the Search Engine Optimization / Queries

- This occur for every account, or just that particular one?
Every account 50+ experiences this error.

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

Top Contributor
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Hi all,

it is a known issue - in time a fix will roll out so patience is the way to go in this caseSmiley Happy

Kind regards,
Zorin
Web analyst @ escapestudio.net

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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This error is going on 3 months now.

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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Any idea on a possible roll out date?

Re: Invalid Regular Expression Error in GA

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What's causing the problem here?