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Separate Traffic by Campaign and Author.

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Hi everyone now my compare build a blog site that containing many categories & aothor, Check from this - https://daily.rabbit.co.th/. and we also using Google Analytics to tracking the traffic from this blog. But we need to know how can we tracking the traffic by category, sub-category and sub-sub-category also by author. Which is Google Analytics dashboard will including traffic from each category and also which autor generate traffic for us. We using Wordpress running our blog site because it easier to installed and control for each author. 

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Hi Mrx,

You can use Google Analytics content groupings [1] for defining categories - using rule sets should be best in your case.

If author names aren't included in your page URLs , common best practice is to define a page-scope custom dimension [2] for them. However, you have to adjust your tracking code accordingly to get this additional information fired in your pages.

Christoph

[1] https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2853546?hl=en
[2] https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2709829?hl=en

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Thanks for the answer @webfield,

However I try to group content by Google Analytics they has 3 method for me, 1 Group Tracking Code, 2 Group by Extraction and 3 Group by Regex Code. So you prefer to using Group by tracking code set up and I don't need to setting any funtions afterward right either Extraction Or Regex, Or I have to do 3 step. For author we also need to set up both step right ? Created a custom difinition and metric then implement analytics views.

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As I said, rule sets with regex codes should work best for you.

And, if author names aren't included in your page URLs, it's best to use custom dimensions. That's quite different from setting up a content grouping, however.

Christoph

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For tracking code for checking traffic by aothor, Is that possible to implement by Google Tag Manager ?

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Otherwise after I checking my blog post they are containing - daily.rabbit.co.th/blog-title/ the URL aren't include campaign name. So how can Google Analytics track the traffic by category then and also those articles sometime they are belong with mutiple category.

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Hi Mrx,

Then it's somewhat more difficult ... You may either configure your blog software to include category names in URLs, or you have to tell Google Analytics on each page what the actual category is. This is done by either Content Groups (via tracking-code method) or Custom Dimensions. See [1] for discussion what to take in this case.

Christoph

[1] http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2016/01/21/content-groupings-vs-custom-dimensions/