Get Social Data using Google Analytics Channel Grouping

google analytics channel grouping

One thing that has been bugging our users is the lack of “social” medium in Google Analytics. Fortunately for them, Google Analytics API team frequently updates their tool. They recently release a new dimension called Channel Grouping (ga:channelGrouping) which represent the view “Channel” in your Google Analytics account.

google analytics channel grouping

This metric has now been added to DashThis and is available from the Advanced Editor.

Note that you can also create a filter on this dimension to get, for example, the number of visits for the channel “social”:


» Learn more on Google Analytics default channels

» Add Google Analytics Social medium unique channel grouping to your dashboards

Stéphane Stéphane Guérin

Stéphane has been working on business web projects for more than 15 years. After creating and selling numerous web marketing agencies and web apps, he founded DashThis in 2011. 

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