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Custom Dimension Widening Reporting Issues

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Hello Everyone,


I'm trying to upload custom data in Google Analytics through data import feature using Custom Dimension "Visitor Id" created. Unfortunately, I'm not able to get any custom reports for the data imported. We are using Custom Dimension "Visitor Id:" and are trying to widen the data tracked in our back-end with GA data. My queries here are:

Can we widen data for new custom dimensions created?

Can we use the Custom dimension created as Key?

Does Data import feature work for historic data or any data collected moving forward?


Any suggestion & thoughts will be really appreciated.


Many thanks,

Rahul Variava

Logicserve Digital






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Re: Custom Dimension Widening Reporting Issues

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the reporting should not be an issue. Use user data as import type and choose the primary key for widening. The widening happens in processing part and no historic data is affected but instead only subsequent hits after the data import is activated.

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