Filtering Spam From Google Analytics

Filtering Spam From Google Analytics

Spam in Google Analytics (GA) is becoming a serious issue. It can be a huge annoyance, but dealing with it doesn’t have to be! I now just use the advanced segment to view my data without the spam sources. Since discovering there is no character limit to segments (unlike filters) I now just use a segment and it does the job fine for every account I have come across. It’s up to you how granular you wish to be, but I often think the process of removing spam is made more complicated than it has to be. Step 1: To remove spam just click the button below and a new segment will be added to your google analytics Add Segment Now Step 2: Add A Custom Segment If you would rather filter data in a none destructive way, or if you still have sources showing in your tables after using filters… you can use a custom segment. Step 2: Now we want to activate our segment. Click add segment at the top of the page, then all segments, and click on A++ Spam Filter Version 2.2....

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