Creating a Shortcut for File Downloads

Written by: Anne Holz | IANR Media

Below are steps to create a shortcut for file downloads in Google Analytics.

In Google Analytics:
  1. On the left navigation go to Behavior>Events>Overview
  2. Under the “Event Category” heading click “File Download”
  3. Above the Event table next to the “Primary Dimension:” label click “Event Action”
  4. At the top of the page click “Shortcut”, enter a name for the shortcut and click “OK”. 
Google Analytics Shortcut for File Downloads

The file download report will display on the left navigation under “Shortcuts”.