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Hi,

 

I have this strange issue, when I create an experiment, I can see one variation and the next day I see a different one on the same browser and same cookie, is this normal?

 

I used Optimized couple of months ago and back them, only one variation would be shown to one speciffic cookie. 

 

thanks

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Cookie based targeting

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No, it isn't normal. Do both the GA client ID and the GA experiment cookie (gaexp) remain the same?

 

Could it be that you are not seeing the actual experiment but "preview" variants (you have still enabled the "preview" mode for your browser?).

 

Go to the experiment page and look at the top-right for a related message. Alternatively look for related cookies.

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Accepted by topic author Peter F
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Google Employee

No, it isn't normal. Do both the GA client ID and the GA experiment cookie (gaexp) remain the same?

 

Could it be that you are not seeing the actual experiment but "preview" variants (you have still enabled the "preview" mode for your browser?).

 

Go to the experiment page and look at the top-right for a related message. Alternatively look for related cookies.

Cookie based targeting

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Thank you for the reply!

 

I think I know where the issue was, I tried to implement Optimize via GTM and specifically trough the option for Optimize tag. When I however add it as a simple HTML tag, it seems to work.