Harness the power of enhanced data tracking with Custom Dimensions add-on, an inbuilt add-on of Analytify Pro. It extends Analytify’s functionality by tracking additional custom data in your Google Analytics reports. It can be used to track the author’s performance of your blog posts, the category or tags of your blog posts, Post types, campaign, or source that brought them to your website, and more.
In this knowledge base article, we’ll walk you through Set Up GA4 Custom Dimensions with Analytify.
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To set up Google Analytics custom dimensions on your WordPress site, you’ll need to Activate the Custom Dimensions add-on in Analytify.
Go to your WordPress admin dashboard, and navigate to Analytify >> Add-ons.
Next, on the add-ons window, navigate to Custom Dimensions >> Activate add-on.
On pressing Activate add-on, Custom Dimension in Analytify gets activated.
Once the Custom Dimensions add-on is activated, it’s time to create Custom Dimensions.
To add GA4 Custom Dimensions in Analytify, navigate to Analytify >> Settings in your WordPress admin dashboard.
Then, head toward Tracking >> Custom Dimensions to Add Dimension in a new window.
Once on this page, click Add Dimension and select the required Dimensions. Then, Save Changes.
Dimensions are attributes of your data that can be used to segment and filter your analytics reports. By assigning dimension IDs to your data, you can organize it to make it easier to analyze and extract insights.
To add Dimensions ID (values), we must set them up in Google Analytics.
When you set custom dimensions in Analytify, it automatically gets tracked by GA4.
However, you can also create a GA4 custom dimension yourself. By clicking on Create custom dimensions, you’ll be navigated to the new page to create dimensions.
Once it’s set up, you’ll be able to see it on the Conversions page, where you can Mark as conversion, as shown in the picture below. Keep in mind that it will take about 24 to 48 hours for this report to be set up and data to start coming through.
In Analytify, you can get the following pre-built Custom Dimensions that would be automatically created in Google Analytics when you authenticate your account with Analytify. . Some of these prebuilt dimensions are following, you can experience more GA4 Dimensions.
Once you have added your custom dimension names and values, Analytify will automatically track this data in your Google Analytics reports and display it in your WordPress dashboard.
To see Custom Dimensions Analytics in Analytify, go to your WordPress dashboard.
Navigate to Analytify >> Dashboards >> Engagement >> Dimensions.
That’s all! You have successfully installed and set up Analytify’s Custom dimensions add-on in your WordPress site. It can help you gain deeper insights into your website’s traffic and user behavior. If you want in-depth tracking of author-related metrics, see our guide on How to Get Started with Authors Add-on.
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