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Referrer URL sometimes at URL level, sometimes at Domain Level


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Hi everyone,


Besides the adobe defualt "referrer", we've set up an dimension to record any page refer to the landing page at hit level, internal domain is also included. Try to help us to see any "previous page" before the current one.

But, recently we noticed that on this Referrer URL (prop33), some comes from , some from exact video, e.g. (fake URL just for sample).


But in fact, it's nealy impossible the traffic from directly, which represents the homepage of it.


Do you have any idea why this happens and any setting maybe wrong?


Thank you.


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Community Advisor

It's hard to say what's wrong with your implementation without knowing the details of how you're setting prop33. From your example values, I'd say that it's being set by a script that either returns the referrer's domain name, when the referrer just contains the domain name, otherwise it returns the full referral URL. But that's just my guess.


Community Advisor

@H_L - This sounds like the behavior might be related to referrer-policy settings (Chrome details), and not your implementation. Have you looked into this as a possible reason?