Tip of the Week: Google Data Studio

Hack for Google Data Studio

With the etracker Analytics Connector for the Google Data Studio, aggregated, anonymised data can be combined and shared with other data in a legally compliant and convenient manner. However, care must be taken when summing up individual key figure values according to segment dimensions: The number of visits per page must not simply be added up, because after all, several pages can be called up in one visit.

You can find more tips on unique key figures in this tip of the week.

To get around the problem of unique key figures in the totals, a resourceful GDS user discovered this hack:

1. Use the segment Year as the basis for calculating the total.

2. Add a filter for the segment Year (Add a Filter) and select a condition greater than 31/12/2021.

Then the total for any period from 2022 is given as it is correctly calculated by etracker Analytics.

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