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http to https Self refferal exclusion

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Hi,
I have these subdomains:
1- http://mydomain.com
2- https://mydomain.com
3- http://tv.mydomain.com
4- https://account.mydomain.com


currently I have single universal analytics tracking code for all but the third one that has another universal analytics tracking code
how could I just have the third one to act as a separate website with showing referral traffics and others as a self referral?

 

P.S. mydomain.com and account.mydomain.com are in my refferal reports with above 20% of refferal traffic.

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Re: http to https Self refferal exclusion

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Hi,

having cookieDomain:auto and mydomain.com in referral exclusion list should 'solve' the issue - in some of the cases instead of the self referral issue you may notice an increase in direct sessions.

So for instance:
mydomain.com (GA property 1) > https://mydomain.com (GA property 1) - all will work just fine

mydomain.com (GA property 1) > account.mydomain.com (GA property 2) > mydomain.com (GA property 1) - this is where some issues will occur such as for property 1 you will have an increase in direct sessions similar to GA property 2. Since you can cross these domains and sub domains while experiencing a process you should consider tracking all in the same GA property which will reduce or totally remove all self referrals.

Hope it helps.

Kind regards,
Zorin
Web analyst @ escapestudio.net

Re: http to https Self refferal exclusion

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Thanks for the help.