According to this article, https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6076199

When you define a final URL as your landing page, you can use URL options to manage your tracking and redirect information.

So, my website is example.com and the 3rd party service I use is called 3rdpartytracker.com Let's say that I own the 3rdpartytracker website too.


Do I have to set a redirection script into 3rdpartytracker.com to send me back to the example.com?

Or it will take me automatically back? I mean how does this work in a more technical approach?

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The third party tracker would have to a redirect to your site. Google has designed it so that it can work with any redirect script that takes the redirect as a parameter. The parameter name doesn't have to be url. It could be something like:

  • Thank you for your answer. So for example if the 3rdpartytracker.com ends with the execution (save variables to database), you use a html or php code to redirect it back, right ?
    – EnexoOnoma
    Commented Mar 9, 2015 at 19:51
  • Right, but redirects have to be implemented with a server side script such as PHP, so straight HTML won't cut it. Commented Mar 9, 2015 at 19:53

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