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Difference in Pageviews when secondary dimension applied

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Hey All,

 

I was checking pageviews of a particular page but when i applied secondary dimension -Previous Path Page, the number of pageviews increased.

 

Please note that i didn't filtered the previous path page.

 

Please help

 

-Ruchika

Re: Difference in Pageviews when secondary dimension applied

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Hello Ruchika,

When you add a secondary dimension in your pageview reports, GA samples your data.
Thus, the sample rate changes the number of pageviews before and after the secondary dimension.

If you want to have reports without sample method you will have to switch on GA Premium.

Yoan.

Re: Difference in Pageviews when secondary dimension applied

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@Ruchika S

 

How many session do you have in period you choose?

 

You can also use https://developers.google.com/analytics/solutions/google-analytics-spreadsheet-add-on 

and get every information from SpreadSheet on Google Drive.

 

Sampling: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2637192?hl=en

 

SH