Okay, I know I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but I went to Google Adsense day before yesterday and I inserted my new hub into the URL Channels.
When I inserted it, I also decided to check my URL channels against all of my existing hubs and found that I had a couple of hubs that were not listed under my URL channel list. This wasn't a problem. At least I did think it was.
So, I started inserting hub URLs to make them URL channels and then noticed that I accidentally added a duplicate URL. Yes, I know Google Adsense kicks back anything that is a duplicate, however, this particular hub was accepted.
The NEW sub-domain made it a different URL as far as Google Adsense was concerned, so that means that I would have two URL channels tracking the same hub. This I found odd.
However, since the sub-domain switch....I didn't think it mattered with regards to the URL channels or even the custom channel assignment.
But, now I'm not so sure. To make a long story short, I transferred all my URL channels over to the new sub-domain URLs, but now Google Adsense doesn't seem to be tracking them?
Do I have to change the "custom" channel? And, if so, what do I change it to? All the other(old) URL channels have been deleted/removed, not just deactivated, so I cannot get them back.
I'll check back on this thread in the morning, due to the fact I am going to bed. Just wanted to post this and see if anyone can possibly make sense of it.
Thank you in advance.
I'm sorry, I'm afraid I do not have the foggiest and am, therefore, unable to help
I didn't change any of my channels with the subdomain switch and everything has continued to track the same so I'm afraid I don't have any answer for you.
Yeah, I know. Everything was tracking fine. But, when I created new hubs and inserted for new URL channels, it didn't seem right, due to the sub-domain. I guess that's what I get for not publishing hubs that often.
My only thought is perhaps it's a time factor. Adsense stats seem to be a bit sluggish these past few days. It can take a bit for the new tracking to kick in.
I switched all mine over not too long ago, but it went off without a hitch. I didn't create any custom channels, just used URL tracking. I seem to remember the stats weren't available immediately. And, as I said I've seen sluggish stats this week. Just a guess, Cags...
Cags - you have posed an interesting question.
Like others, I haven't messed with my adsense channels since the subdomain switch. I use URL tracking, and assumed, (I know...), all would be good because of HP's auto-URL redirect. Now you have me wondering -geez, as if I don't already have a full plate.
I am also waiting for Google analytics data collection to see if I have created another mess. I added analytics tracking for each subdomain account, whereas before it was one main HP account. Now to see if that worked.
I now use adsense's new "site" data to see where trafiic, claick and earnings come from. I find that a lot easier than having to set up channels for each url.
Hey Psyche, if you don't set up individual URL channels, then you won't know more details about your clicks/earnings. Especially if you tie your Google Adsense to Google Analytics.
I think that used to be the case but the new interface tracks clicks, earning etc by url automatically. So unless you are running a campaign with certain ad types on certain urls, channels aren't as necessary as they used to be.
Well, that was interesting! I didn't even know the "site" thingie was there, but found one view from a referral that signed up ages ago and has written 2 hubs. Guess that's still working, anyway.
Two years have gone by. Bump here but now, I don't know the answer either? Cagsil could you help me with mine?
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