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Goal Conversions without a Thank You page

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Hi,

 

I have a case where I have to set Goals for an affiliate website, where they have masked the affiliate URL with -- domain.com/visit/site which takes user to the external link. 

 

I was thinking to set a goal where the condition says if - a hit url has visit/ then consider it as conversion, but I am not sure if Analytics triggers rule with the hit, since the user will be redirected from /visit/site to the actual external link.

 

Appreciate your help! 

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Goal Conversions without a Thank You page

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Hi,

 

You're right, if a page is not loaded with a tracking code in it then no pageview hits will be sent to GA. You can set up event tracking in order to track clicks on the outbound links:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1136920?hl=en

Once you're recording the events you can use them to set up event based goals.

Hope this helps, let me know if you have questions.


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Goal Conversions without a Thank You page

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Can I easily do the tracking with Tag manager?

Goal Conversions without a Thank You page

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Hi,

 

Yes, it can be done using GTM, please check the document below for the details:

https://support.google.com/tagmanager/answer/6106716

Let me know if you have more questions.


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