Google Analytics

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Creating a Google Analytics data source
Creating a Google Analytics stream query


  1. In the Data Manager window, click Sources +.
  2. In the Source Types window, click START on the GA_icon.ico tile. A Google Chrome dialog box is displayed. 
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.


If you have just created a GA data source, skip to step 3.

  1. In the Data Manager Sources + panel, choose the GA source for which you want to create a stream query. 
    Note: The streams associated with that source are displayed. If the Streams panel is empty, no stream queries exist for that source.
  2. Click Streams + to display the Stream Query dialog box. 
    Note: The default Stream name, GA STREAM 3/5/2018 15:34, is the timestamp of when the stream was created. You can edit the name.
  3. In the Website Data panel, choose:

i.   An account
ii.  A property
iii. A view 

4. In the Measure & Dimensions panel, choose a Template. The measures and dimensions are based on the template chosen. Use any template as a starting point and add/remove measures and dimensions according to your preferences for that stream.
Note: Anodot GA collector supports custom measures and dimensions.

5. Click the panel Pen icon to display the Measures & Dimensions dialog box.

6. To add a measure, either click Metrics +, from the menu displayed, choose a Group and then one of the available measures or key in parts of an existing measure name. The system will filter measures with that name.

7. To add a dimension, either click Dimensions +, from the menu displayed, choose a Group and then one of the available dimensions or key in parts of an existing dimension name. The system will filter dimensions with that name.

8. Repeat steps i and ii to adjust the measures and dimensions of your query.
Note: To clear a measure or a dimension, click the X by the measure/dimension.  

9. Click X to accept the changes and return to the Stream Query window.

10.  To Edit the Historical & Live time properties in the query, click the panel  Pen icon.The Historical & Live time properties window is displayed. 

i. Choose a time scale [1 Hour/ 1 Day].
ii. Choose a time span [Last 3 days/ Last week/ Last Month/ Last 3 months].
 - The default is Last 3 months/Last day.
 - On an hourly time scale the maximum span is one month.
iii. Choose a Minimal Delay - Minimum delay 2 hours/ maximum delay 48 hours.
iv. Choose a Maximal Delay - Select Golden data to wait until all the data has been received or a set number of hours up to 48 hours.

11. Click X to accept the changes and return to the Stream Query window. 

12. Review the Stream Query window to check the chosen stream data.  

13. Click NEXT. The Stream Table is displayed. 

Using Data Collectors
Data Manager
Stream Tables
Viewing Stream Summaries

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