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Setting GA Cookies Server Side with PHP - ITP Workaround

Yeah, I know, this has been done before by others, but since I had this piece of code around, I decided to publish it. It's not going to be usual, method since we'll be relying on sending a duplicate hit to our tracking subdomain. That way we'll be able to have our stuff tracked server-side in a secondary…

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#tip - Grabbing current dataLayer variable name within GTM

This is going to be a quick #tip post. and it's coming from a post on Measure Slack. Let's learn how to grab the current dataLayer variable name within GTM. We'll need to create a variable with the following code: function() { return Object.values(window.google_tag_manager).find(function(e)…

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Send APP+WEB Hits to any remote endpoint

Google released APP+WEB Properties some weeks ago now, and one of the most missed features looking back to Universal Analytics, is the chance to work with a customTask ( Hi Simo!!! ). In this post I'll cover how to send a copy of the hits

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Release: Client-Side dataLayer validation Library

If you're a web analyst, you SHOULD be worried about data quality, we want to have data, but we need this data to be correct, there's no point of having tons of corrupted data that we won't be able to sue and for this we need to monitor our implementations regularly…

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Technical Guide to Global Site Tag ( gtag.js )

Global Site Tag was introduced by Google back in October 2017. As the name suggests it was launched in order to unify all the different tracking libraries that we can use for Google Products, Adwords, Google Analytics, DoubleClick,…

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Technical overview of new APP+WEB Properties

Some days ago, Google announced a new upcoming property type for Google Analytics, they called them "APP + WEB". And yes, the name says it all, finally we're going to be able to measure our apps and websites at the same time. This has been for years one of the biggest handicaps of Google…

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Google Tag Manager Custom Template ā€“ BrainSINS

Today's custom template ifs for: BrainSINS , a personalization platform based in Spain. Just import the template into your container and set the Token that you'll find in your user corner. Download: https://github.com/thyngster/gtmtemplates/tree/master/BrainSINS

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Release: Yandex Metrica Debug Extension

About one month ago I started to work on a Google Tag Manager Custom Template for Yandex Metrica, I must say it was my first contact with it apart from installing the default snippet some years ago on this same blog.In order to ease my testings for the template I ended building a Browser…

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Google Tag Manager Custom Template ā€“ Algolia Search Insights

Algolia is a company that offers a Search_as_a_service tools. They offer a Real Time services, which can be improved by sending events about users interactions over the products your site like add to carts, adds to wishlists, clicks after search, filters use, or conversion. For this…