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Slicing data based on custome dimensions and scope

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Do I need to create duplicate dimensions with varying scope to report against metrics with equal varying scope?

 

 

Slicing data based on custome dimensions and scope

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Hi Mike,

 

Can you put your question into context? I think I will have an answer for you but I am hoping that I could get more information.

 

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Jordan

 

Slicing data based on custome dimensions and scope

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So if we have a cohort that we want to track against page views and users, will we have to create two separate dimensions to track by each metric type? 

Slicing data based on custome dimensions and scope

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No. If you set your dimension at the hit level you will still be able to encapsulate the amount of users that triggered that interaction in GA.

 

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Jordan

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Hmm, why would you set a dimension any other level than hit then? 

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User: The field is set when a user arrives and persists without change unless they clear cookies/cache (i.e gender)

Session: It is set when a user arrives to the site and does not change until another visit (i.e. User arrives via Organic for one session and then social for another. session 1: medium = organic, session 2: medium = social)

Hit: User visits page A, clicks sign-up for newsletter and clicks share to FB. Three different hits for three unique events. 

 

To understand this further I would recommend reading this - http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2016/11/30/understanding-scope-google-analytics-reporting/

 

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Jordan