Google Analytics adds demographic data and minute level resolution to Core Reporting API

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Google announced some new dimensions recently, and thanks to the Google Analytics meta data API support in Analytics Canvas they were available immediately to all Analytics Canvas users. One of the interesting developments is an increase in the time resolution from hour to minute. This opens up all sorts of time of day analysis to sites using Google Analytics. It …

Google Analytics isMobile and isTablet have left the building

James Standen Google Analytics API, Google Analytics Data

Google has announced a very important change is coming to your Google Analytics data- if you track device types using isMobile and isTablet dimensions they have been eliminated. But don’t worry, you’ll still be able to understand what devices are being used by using the new deviceCategory dimension, and you have at least 6 months as per the Google Analytics …

The key difference between segments and filters

James Standen Analytics Canvas pro tips, Google Analytics API, Under the Hood 6 Comments

In the Google Analytics API, there are two important ways to focus in on a particular slice of your analytics data. Segments and filters. In many cases, the result of these two very different functions are the same. But they are fundamentally different, and it is important to understand how they work particularly when looking deep into your data using …

New Google Analytics Dimensions and Metrics- Analytics Canvas V1.6.3 has them

James Standen Analytics Canvas Tool, Google Analytics API 3 Comments

Today Google announced 40 new dimensions and metrics that are now available in the Google Analytics API, and we’re pleased to release Analytics Canvas V1.6.3 that provides access to all of them. Our clients expect us to keep up with the API in all respects, and we’re proud to be able to same day release new features thanks to being …

Analytics Canvas V1.6 Released- Cost upload, advanced funnels and easy access to hundreds of GA profiles

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We are pleased to announce the latest release of Analytics Canvas, with new features and upgrades that provide even more powerful access to your analytics data. Google Analytics Cost upload and Bing Ads API connectivity Advanced funnel Analysis Enhanced GA profile management for those accessing hundreds of profiles at once Advanced query partitioning to avoid sampling Cost Upload into Google …