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2 Properties Under One Account - Adwords / Conversion Issue

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I have two properties under one account.

 

DomainA.com

 

DomainB.com

 

I use Adwords to drive users to DomainA.com to find out information about my product.  If they want to purchase product they click a link which takes them to DomainB.com.  

 

The issue is that I am not able to see which keywords are driving users to DomainB.com and completing the purchase.  In analytics it shows only DomainA as being a referral and not related to PPC...

 

 

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Re: 2 Properties Under One Account - Adwords / Conversion Issue

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Hi Cassidy :-)

Are you able setup cross domain tracking between the two domains (t would require a single property be configured for it and used on both domains)
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Re: 2 Properties Under One Account - Adwords / Conversion Issue

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Do you mean use same analytic ID for both domains? Is there a special setting required for "cross domain" tracking?

Thanks in advance.

Re: 2 Properties Under One Account - Adwords / Conversion Issue

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Hi :-)

Yes, same tracking ID is required to be used for both domains...

In order to configure the tracking code for the cross domain tracking the following changes need to be made to the snippets

 

domainA.com
ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXX-Y', 'auto', {'allowLinker': true});
ga('require', 'linker');
ga('linker:autoLink', ['domainb.com'] );

 

 

domainB.com

ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXX-Y', 'auto', {'allowLinker': true});
ga('require', 'linker'); 
ga('linker:autoLink', ['domaina.com'] );

 

Both domains must be on the Referral Exclusion LIst for the applicable Property id

 

You then need to also create a new View and apply the following filter

Filter Type: Custom filter > Advanced
Field A: Hostname Extract A: (.*)
Field B: Request URI Extract: (.*)
Output To: Request URI Constructor: $A1$B1
Click Save to create the filter

This prepends the hostname to the request URI in the pageview reports etc.
because by default, Google Analytics only includes the page path and page name, not the domains name. For example, you might see your pages appear in the Site Content report like this:

/about/contactUs.html
/about/contactUs.html
/products/buy.html

 

they will now appear like this 

domainA.com/about/contactUs.html
domainB.com/about/contactUs.html

domainB.com/products/buy.html

 

 

Bronwyn Vourtis, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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