How to register custom dimensions and metrics in Google Analytics 4

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In order to see custom data tracked with Full Picture, you need to register it in your Google Analytics dashboard as either custom dimensions or metrics.

Step 1. Open “Admin” section

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Step 2. Choose “Custom definitions” in the 2nd column

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Step 3. Remember the information from under the settings fields in Full Picture

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Step 4. According to the information from the previous step choose in Google Analytics admin panel whether you want to register a custom dimension or a custom metric.

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Step 5. Click “Create custom dimension/metric”

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Step 6A. Register a custom dimension:

  1. Give it a name
  2. Paste the event parameter that you copied from the Full Picture’s settings page
  3. Choose a scope – almost always it is “Event”. If it is different, appropriate information will be under the Full Picture’s settings fields.
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Step 6B. Register a custom metric

  1. Give it a name
  2. Paste the event parameter that you copied from the Full Picture’s settings page
  3. Choose unit of measurement according to the information from under Full Picture’s settings fields
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