Let’s say I have a custom dimension that’s extracted from the URL. (ex. the dimension is called
ref and I have links like
However, I also don’t want that URL parameter showing up in my Pageviews reports. (ex. if someone clicks on
/my-page/?ref=menu, I want it to show up in the reports only as
I know that I can exclude certain URL parameters from showing up in Page URL reports, like described here. This sounds great. But I am wondering if this exclusion would affect the URL extraction for that
ref custom dimension? Does anyone know the order of operations here?
Thank you in advance for any insight!