Google Analytics Dashboard Gets 4 New Real-Time Widgets

Google Analytics iconGoogle announced today, four new real-time widgets that can be plugged into any new or existing Google-Analytics Dashboard, marking the first time real-time data has been possible in a dashboard widget.

Allowing users to perform many types of real-time analysis at a glance, the widgets can be combined and customized with different filters to segment and compare data side by side. Users can also set-up real-time and non real-time widgets on the same dashboard.

To set-up a Real-time widget, users click the +Add Widget menu option from the Google-Analytics dashboard.

Google Analytics Real-time widget

Once a widget has been added, users can select Counter, Timeline, Geomap or Table from the Real-time section. The widget’s settings and filters can be customized to pull data most relevant to the user.

Google Analytics Real-time widget settings

Once the widget has been saved, users will be able to access Real-time data at a glance from their dashboards.

Google Analytics Real-time widget dashboard

Related Topics: Channel: Analytics | Google: Analytics | Marketing Tools: Analytics


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  • Michael Iwasaki

    This is pretty interesting particularly because it is real time… Will be interesting to see! Thank you for the post.

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