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Tracking URLs

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Hi

 

I’ve got a couple of queries in regards to tracking URLs on our website:

 

My aim is to track some affiliate codes to our database which requires the following format

https://apply.guarantormyloan.co.uk/referrer?ancuid=a33e004d46e54f3fb2c56100900e1545&ID=XXX&SUBID=XXX

 

This resolves to the URL

https://apply.guarantormyloan.co.uk:4443/GuarantorLoanApplication?app=

 

And carries the ID (XXX) and SubID (XXX) through to our database

 

This shows up in Google Analytics as a visit to the URL:

 

apply.guarantormyloan.co.uk/GuarantorLoanApplication?app=

 

If I append any RefIDs to the originating tracking URL e.g:

 

https://apply.guarantormyloan.co.uk/referrer?ancuid=a33e004d46e54f3fb2c56100900e1545&ID=XXX&SUBID=XXX&utm_source=XXX&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=XXX

 

I lose the RefID specific information as the page resolves to the same URL as the first example (https://apply.guarantormyloan.co.uk:4443/GuarantorLoanApplication?app=).

 

As such, I can track the referring affiliate on our database, but not within Google Analytics. 

 

Does anybody have any advice as to how I might manage both?

 

thanks

 

Chris