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Invalid AdWords gclid 2 Destination URLs - What does this mean?

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When I login to google analytics I have the following notification: 

 

Invalid AdWords gclid
2 Destination URLs have AdWords gclid issues.
 
What does this mean and how do I go about fixing it? 
 

Re: Invalid AdWords gclid 2 Destination URLs - What does this mean?

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Hi first thing to do:
identify what are the lading page that create this issue looking to detail into the notification.

Usually this happen on some web platform that or not accept the gclid url parameter or cut it.

When you identify the landing page do a simple test:
take the url of your landing page and add a fake gclid at the end
Example

www.mysite.com/landing?gclid=sagsgasdgerasgasg34qtagasgasge4asgafgasgasgasgsa

visiti that page and look at what happen to the gclid parameter if it is removed or cut it your web site has an issue with gelid, speak with your webmaster to fix it

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Re: Invalid AdWords gclid 2 Destination URLs - What does this mean?

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Hi,
You get that notification when the destination URL of your Google Adwords ad is either dropping or altering the GCLID parameter.

This happens because of some client side or server side issue. Whenever the GCLID parameter is dropped or altered, Adwords auto-tagging stop working. Your web developer can help in fixing this problem.

For solution please check below post.

https://www.en.advertisercommunity.com/t5/AdWords-Tracking-and-Reporting/Invalid-AdWords-gclid/td-p/...

Hope this helps.

thanks