Google Cross Domain Tracking

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Cross Domain Tracking
This page explains how to use cross domain tracking with Google when using the booking page under your own domain. 


Contents

1 Setup

Step 1: Create an Account at TagManager

  • In Add New Account set:

Account Name: example: Beds24

Country: Germany (example)

Under Container Set up add:

Container Name:Example: www.Beds24.com

  • Target Platform: Choose Web
  • Click on Create.
  • Agree the Terms of Use of Google


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2 Beds24 Setup

  • Go to (SETTINGS) > BOOKING ENGINE > PROPERTY BOOKING PAGE > DEVELOPERS under Advanced HTML Settings in Insert in HTML <HEAD>
  • Add the Code

Example code:

<script>(function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({'gtm.start': new Date().getTime(),event:'gtm.js'});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0], j=d.createElement(s),dl=l!='dataLayer'?'&l='+l:;j.async=true;j.src= 'https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js?id='+i+dl;f.parentNode.insertBefore(j,f); })(window,document,'script','dataLayer','GTM-123456');</script>

  • Additionally, paste this code immediately after the opening <body> tag. You can add it in any field in Source code in (SETTINGS) SETTINGS > BOOKING ENGINE > BOOKING PAGE > CONTENT

Example Code:

<noscript><iframe src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-123456" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden"></iframe></noscript>

The codes provided here are only examples. Don´t use them in your page!

3 Google Tag Manager dashboard

  • On the Workspace Overview screen, click New Tag:


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  • Click Tag Configuration and choose Universal Analytics:

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  • Select Pageview as the Track Type.
  • Create a new Google Analytics Settings Variable
  • Enter your Tracking ID: Example: UA-12345678-9
  • Click More Settings -> Cross Domain Tracking
  • Under Auto Link Domains enter "Beds24.com" and click Save
  • Click Triggering

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  • Choose All Pages (or appropriate choice for your setup)
  • Click Save, Submit and Publish