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Posted by Andy Brown on 20 September 2019
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New template app - Google Analytics
I don't normally blog about custom visuals and templates, but this one caught my eye. You can now install an app to view the last 6 months of data from Google Analytics. First create an app in Power BI Service:
Click to create an app.
Now choose to get an app from the Microsoft app source:
Click to choose which app to install.
Choose to search for Google apps:
This search worked for me!
You can then choose to get the new Google Analytics app from Haven Consulting:
Choose to install this app.
You should now have a Google Analytics report (and underlying dataset), although you'll need to create a connection (and trust PowerBI.com) to see them:
Once you've agreed to trust your data to powerbi.com and connected to your Google Analytics account, you can click on this report.
Eventually, your data will refresh and you'll be able to see the 4 pages of the resulting report:
This report is using the sample data provided, because I'm still waiting for the data refresh to be completed!
There are all sorts of apps available - to give you an idea of what's possible, here is the search screen:
|You can search by product ...||... or category.|
Sadly, I couldn't find Facebook in the list of supported templates (I quite fancied showing my likes and dislikes in a pre-created report).