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GA Upload: Select metrics for Cost, Impressions and Clicks

Written by Rickard Nordstrand, Developer at Funnel, April 18
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The Google Analytics Uploader now lets you select what metrics to upload as cost, impressions and clicks - including custom metrics defined by you.

For example, if you need to deduct tax from the original cost metric before uploading it, you could create a custom metric that does this and use the custom metric in your upload.

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Funnel Account id Dimension

Written by Simon Fransson, Developer at Funnel, March 20
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Funnel now has a dimension called Funnel Account id, which will contain the id of the Funnel account your viewing or exporting data from. This is can be seen for example in the URL of the Funnel app, e.g. app.funnel.io/#/account/<your_account_id>/dataexplorer/.

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Sortable week numbers

Written by Rickard Nordstrand, Developer at Funnel, March 19
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To make sorting easier, the Week number (ISO) dimension now contains a zero when needed, e.g. Week 01 to Week 53. This is especially helpful for users of our Google Data Studio connector who use week number filters in their reports.

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GA Upload: Source, Medium and Campaign from dimensions

Written by Rickard Nordstrand, Developer at Funnel, March 19
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The Google Analytics uploader has been improved to allow choosing a dimension to be used for Source and Medium, as was previously made possible with CampaignThis gives you the ability to set up more flexible uploads and reduce the number of rules needed.

For example, with affiliate ad platforms, you can now use the value from a native dimension as Source instead of manually adding specific rules for each affiliate. Uploading cost from DSPs is another great use case, where Site/Publisher/Placement dimensions can now be used as the Source value.

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View monetary data in its original currency

Written by Simon Fransson, Developer at Funnel, March 8
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The Data Explorer now has the ability to show your data in its original currency. This is particularly useful if you're exporting the data and want to apply your own conversion rates after the export. To enable this, select "Original currency" in the Data Explorer's currency tab.

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Metric icons in dashboards and reports

Written by Sven Hamberg, CPO at Funnel, March 1
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Metrics in dashboard widgets now come with icons that lets you know what their source is. This is especially useful if you have metrics that have the same name but originate from different types of data sources. Since reports are based on dashboards this means that metrics in reports also have these icons.

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Custom metrics editor "Expert mode"

Written by Sven Hamberg, CPO at Funnel, February 16
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The custom metric editor now lets you edit the metric definition by typing. To do this, active "Expert mode" by hitting the </> symbol in the metric definition area:

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Use aggregatable custom metrics in Data Studio

Written by Simon Fransson, Developer at Funnel, February 16
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The Funnel data source in Google Data Studio now allows you to use aggregatable custom metrics in your reports. For a metric to be aggregatable it must be possible to sum its values to a meaningful total.

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Include aggregatable custom metrics in exports

Written by Sven Hamberg, CPO at Funnel, February 13
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It is now possible to export aggregatable custom metrics with Funnel's data warehouse connectors to Google BigQuery and Amazon S3. For a metric to be aggregatable it must be possible to sum its values to a meaningful total.

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Categorised Data Studio data

Written by Sven Hamberg, CPO at Funnel, February 12
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Data from Funnel in Google Data Studio now comes with categorised dimensions and metrics. This makes navigating the available data a lot easier when working with reports as it's possible to browse the dataset without relying on searching for fields to use.

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