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Setting up a custom report, Analytics

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I need to replicate a custom report by a previous freelancer and I've actually never set up reports in analytics. Can someone help me replicate this report?

Each time I go to "Customization" and try to add the metrics I believe are needed for this data, it does not display the data in the same way it does in this PDF. I've sent multiple test emails to myself and cannot copy the easy-to-read style of this PDF


I have included the PDF (with some info blurred for security reasons). If anyone can tell me how to replicate this I'd be very happy.


Thanks in advance!


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Re: Setting up a custom report, Analytics

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Hi Jeremiah,
I can't tell you how to create exact dashboard but I'm giving you link for similar dashboard link. First sign in your GA account , open this link @

Select a view for your website and you will have the access of wonderful SEO dashboard.

Hope this helps.

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April 2016

Re: Setting up a custom report, Analytics

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Hi, Jeremiah,

First thing to note that this is not a custom report you are referring to, rather it is a dashboard. So that would be created and viewed through your standard reports (ie. the "Reporting" tab).


The various boxes you see are the different dimensions and metrics, so the "Session" widget would grab the "Sessions" metric like so, with a "2.1 Metric" widget:

Screenshot - 4_6_2016 , 5_08_59 PM.png


Same thing goes for "Users", "Pageviews", "Bounce Rate", "New Users", "Unique Pageviews", etc.


The "Pageviews by Landing Page" and "Pageviews by Source" widgets would be created from a "Table" widget with the "Landing Page" set as the dimension and "Pageviews" as the metric.


Screenshot - 4_6_2016 , 5_11_16 PM.png


Hope this guides you in the right direction.

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Re: Setting up a custom report, Analytics

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Thanks so much, Nicky!