Connecting to Google Analytics
- This connector is based on Core Reporting API Version 3.0.
- Parametrized (XX) metrics are not supported.
- DoubleClick Campaign Manager category is not supported.
- Check Google Analytics limitations before beginning setup.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
You need to complete the following tasks before you start configuring the connector:
- Create a project in your Google Analytics developer account . When a project is created, click its name in the projects table.
Enable Analytics API. To do this, on the project settings page, expand the
APIs & auth
section and click
. In the
- On the Analytics API page, click Enable API .
Create new client ID. To do this, in the
APIs & auth
. After this, in the
new Client ID
Create Client ID
window, select the
In the Authorized redirect URIs field, specify URI, that consists of the address of your environment and the
Click Create Client ID .
- The client ID for your app will be created and Client ID and Client Secret will be generated.
CONFIGURING THE CONNECTOR
To configure the connector, perform the following steps:
Specify the name of your source and add a description (if desired).
page, define the connection source. You can use an existing connection, if available, or create a new one.
To create a new connection, select the Input New Credentials option button and specify the connection name. Copy your client ID and client secret from your Google analytics developer account and paste the credentials into the corresponding fields. Click Validate . When your credentials are verified, click Authorize .
On the confirmation page, click Accept to allow Zoomdata to view your Google Analytics data.
- On the Connection page, click Next .
page, select the account, property, and profile. Click
page, select Google Analytics categories and select up to 7 dimensions and up to 10 metrics to be queried. Specify the time period for the data to be imported.
Click Preview to verify if the selected dimensions and metrics and be queried together. After successful verification, click Next .
page, create unique label names for the available fields in your data source. These labels will be displayed in the charts. Specify the required name in the
field. If necessary, change the
options. Select the checkboxes in the
column to enable this option. Click
- On the Refresh page, you can schedule asynchronous jobs to refresh fields in your data source. Refer to Using the Zoomdata Scheduler article for more information.
- On the Charts page, you can:
- Edit Global Default Settings
- Select the Standard and, if available, Custom chart styles to be used with the data source
- Set default parameters (group-bys, colors, sorting, etc.) for each chart style
- Click Finish to save your changes.