So I work for a Media company and we use Google Analytics for tracking our journalists and contributors performance (between many other things we track).
The tracking code
To do so we use Google Analytics custom dimensions as follows:
ga('set', 'dimension2', 'john.doe');
dimension2being named Author in our profile properties.
john.doethe username of the writer of the articles.
- This instruction is made before
I created a segment for a single journalist.
The custom dashboard
The custom dashboard creation
As you can see in the screenshot below. I'm using the same dimension with the same conditions :
Why the pageviews values are completely different, although we are using the same dimensions?