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Hi there,


I am working with the Google Analytics API at the moment and there is a field called 



How do I set this up in Google Analytics? I have goals set up and can see successful completions of a goal, but goal starts is never incremented.


I have added a page to the funnel in the goal in the hope that would initiate the goal, unfortunately not.


An help would be great!!

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Re: Goal starts

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Hi Kieran the ga:goalStartsAll is a metric which counts all non funnel goal completions and funnel enabled goal starts. If you added the funnel step at a later stage the count will probably increase only from the moment you edited the goal and not retroactively.

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Web analyst @ escapestudio.net