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I can't find custom variables in Analytics (6 posts)

  1. Korros
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    Some days ago I installed "Analytics for WordPress" and the tracking code is well positioned because visitors are tracked, but I can't find custom variables in Analytics Dashboard.

    I've just go everywhere in the panel and there is no custom variables :(

    Can anyone help me?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/

  2. tauraedgar
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have the same problem Korros. I watched the video on the main page of this plugin and noticed that he seems to be using a different version of GA than me...For example I don't have "visitors" in the left rail, but rather have sections like "my stuff" which he doesn't have. same for you? I did find some data in Audience > Custom > Custom Variables

  3. lansipaltta
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have a same problem. And also my GA looks different than in Yoast video.

  4. muskie
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yoast doesn't control Google Analytics, if you want to see the data collected by the custom variables you need to create a custom report or a custom dashboard at the least.

    I made a custom report that display all the custom variables on a domain/profile, just so I can see what someone is doing with their custom variables. Here.

  5. tauraedgar
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yoast's app does create new areas of data in GA and we are saying his video doesn't accurately show us where to find it since he seems to have filmed an older version of GA. It's totally appropriate for us to ask for assistance here.

  6. chadkjackson
    Member
    Posted 12 months ago #

    Hey folks. I'm seeing a similar issue.

    I've installed the plugin. It is tracking visitors. I'm seeing the statistics in GA.

    I went into the advanced settings for the plugin. I checked off which custom variables I wanted.

    When I go into the right area of GA (Audience > Custom > Custom Variables), I see five custom variables. However, there is no data underneath them as seen in this youtube video.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsuDIHW3WCY

    Is there another step required? Please advise. It would be highly useful to track these statistics.

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