Wrong users number counted by Google Analytics Core API[ Edited ]
April - last edited April
Hello, everybody. I faced a problem with Google Analytics Core API.
We use it to send data to 3rd-party dashboard. And for some reason it sends weird data about users: almost twice more than sessions (which can't be possible).
I checked the variables used for sending data from Universal Analytics - it's correct.
Has anybody met such problem? And what was your solution?
Thank you in advance!
Wrong users number counted by Google Analytics Core API
I'd suspect that the issue is a combination of dimensions and metrics which don't play nice.
This is covered in this support article here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2934985?hl=en
More explanation here: https://www.humix.be/en/blog/more-users-than-sessions-in-google-analytics/
and from this very parish here: https://www.en.advertisercommunity.com/t5/Google-Analytics-Reports/More-users-than-sessions/m-p/5655...
I find that experimenting with the query explorer helps uncover this kind of wierdness. Adding a time stamp to all your hits also makes understanding easier as well.
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