Can't Specify Channel Grouping

In Google Analytics reporting under Acquisition > Channels, I'm able to view the number of sessions, split by Channel. From there, I can change the Primary Dimension from "Default Channel Grouping" to some other custom channel grouping which my organisation uses.


How do I apply the same "custom channel grouping" to my Super Metrics data extracted?

  • Hi Shaun,

    have you tried filtering by channel group?


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    Set the name of the channel group in to the value. If this doesn't work, unfortunately I do not know if Google Analytics API offers any possibility for this at the moment.




    Best regards,

    Jouni Hyötylä

    supermetrics.com


    Twitter: @Supermetrics 

    Support forum: support.supermetrics.com

  • Hi Jouni,


    I have this issue too and any filtering method I use says 'Query failed: Your query returned no data'.


    This would definitely be a great feature addition for more advanced attribution modeling and conversion path reporting via custom channel groupings, though we are of course at the mercy of the API.

  • Hi Josh,


    that most likely indicates that the syntax is not 100% correct in your filter. You can first do a query like this to get the exactly correct channel grouping values to use:


    Date range: (for example "year to date")

    Metrics: Users

    Split by value: Channel Group


    and you should get a list like this from where you can copy paste the value in to your filter field:

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    Best regards,

    -Supermetrics Team



  • Jouni Hyötylä, 


    You didn't answer the main question. We want to be able to pull a custom channel group instead of the default channel group... not filter the default channel group.


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  • Hi Jouni, 


    I believe The question is : Can we "Split by (rows)":  by an other GA channel grouping ?? see screenshot 

    Supermetric is not giving this option as far as i can see. 


    Can you confirm ? 

  • Hi there!


    When you use "Channel Group" dimension in "Split by", do you see those "PAID" and "Google Ads" non-default groups in the results? (apologies that I need to ask as we're not familiar with this topic yet).


    Best regards,

    -Supermetrics Team

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