Create/manage view filters

Users who have Edit permission at the account level can:

  • Create/edit filters at the account level
  • Create/edit filters at the view level
  • Apply filters to any view in the account

Users who have Edit permission at the view level can:

  • Apply existing filters to or remove them from that view, but cannot create new filters or edit existing filters

You can create filters at the account level, and then apply them to one or more views.

You can create filters at the view level that apply only to that view, and you can manage account-level filters that have been applied to the view.

To create a filter at the account level:

  1. Click Admin at the top of any Analytics page.
  2. Use the menu in the Account column to select the relevant account.
  3. In the Account column, click All Filters.
  4. Click + New Filter.
  5. Select Create new Filter.
  6. Enter a name for the filter.
  7. Select Predefined filter to select from the predefined filter types.
    If you select this option, also enter your domain name (e.g., example.com (omitting www), and select whether the domain name is case sensitive.
  8. Select Custom filter to construct a custom filter from the options we provide. If you create a custom filter, consult our definitions of the filter fields.
  9. From the Available views list, select the views to which you want to apply the filter, then click Add.
  10. Click Save.

By default, view filters are applied to the data in the order in which the filters were added. So, if there are existing filters for a view, your new filter is applied after them. To change the filter order for a view, select that view, then click Filters.

To create a filter at the view level:

  1. In the View column, select the relevant view.
  2. Click Filters.
  3. Click + New Filter, and follow the directions in the previous section.
  4. If you want to change the filter order, click Assign Filter Order, select the filter you want to move, then click Move up or Move down. Click Save when you are finished.
  5. If you want to remove a filter from the view, click remove in the row for that filter.

To add existing filters to or remove them from a view:

  1. In the View column, select the relevant view.
  2. Click Filters.
  3. Click + New Filter.
  4. Select Apply existing Filter.
  5. Add or remove the filters as necessary.
  6. Click Save.

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