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Hi There,


We run a magazine and I wanted to know if I can track articles by when they were posted. For example, only articles posted in December?


Thank you,



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Hi @Myles C - yes you could track this by using Custom Dimensions and / or Content Grouping feature in Google Analytics. This requires additional implementation efforts though. 


Content Grouping -

Custom Dimension -


In any case try to widen the meta content with possibly author, number of ads displayed, type of article, article length (word count), year published and similar - this will in return give you a much more granular analysis ability with much more context (easily accessible).


Kind regards,


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