browserslist-ga-export

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browserslist-ga-export

Overview

browserslist-ga-export allows you to generate a browserslist-stats.json file for Google Analytics data using the Browserslist-GA parser without requiring you to log into a Google Account. Instead of logging into a Google Account, you must provide a CSV export of Google Analytics data.

Installation

npm install browserslist-ga-export --save-dev

Usage

Google Analytics 4

1) Create exploration

Create a blank Exploration with the specifications listed below:

  • Date range: Desired date range
  • Dimensions:
    1. Operating system
    2. OS version
    3. Browser
    4. Browser version
    5. Device category
  • Metrics: Views
  • Rows (in this order):
    1. Operating system
    2. OS version
    3. Browser
    4. Browser version
    5. Device category
  • Values: Views

2) Export exploration CSV

Press the Export Data button and select the CSV option.

3) Generate browserslist-stats.json

Use the browserslist-ga-export CLI to generate a browserslist-stats.json file based on the CSV file. See CLI documentation for more details.

browserslist-ga-export --reportPath {String} [options]

Universal Analytics

1) Check user language setting

Ensure that language is set to "English (United States)" in user language settings. See #5 and #14 for an explanation of why this is necessary.

2) Create custom report

Create a custom report with the specifications listed below. You will be able to use this custom report for one or more desired Google Analytics view(s) associated with a Google Analytics account.

  • Type: Flat Table
  • Dimensions (in this order):
    1. Operating System
    2. Operating System Version
    3. Browser
    4. Browser Version
    5. Device Category
  • Metrics: Pageviews

3) Export custom report CSV file(s)

For each desired view, follow these steps to export the custom report as a CSV file:

  1. View the custom report.
  2. Sort the report by Browser column ascending alphabetically (arrow in column header facing up).
  3. Select the desired date range for the report.
  4. Show 5000 rows for the report.
  5. Export the report as a CSV file.
  6. If your report has more than 5,000 rows, you must export each page of the report individually.

4) Generate browserslist-stats.json file based on CSV file(s)

Use the browserslist-ga-export CLI to generate a browserslist-stats.json file based on the CSV file(s). See CLI documentation for more details.

browserslist-ga-export --reportPath {String} --firstRowIndex 7 [options]

CLI

browserslist-ga-export

Generate a browserslist-stats.json file based on one or more Google Analytics data CSV files (see usage instructions).

Options

--reportPath (-r)

Path or glob path pattern of CSV file(s) to process. If a glob path pattern is provided that resolves to multiple files, the browserslist-stats.json file will represent the merged data of those files.

  • Required
  • Type: string
--firstRowIndex (-f)

Zero-based index of first data row in CSV file. Default value is based on the default format of Google Analytics 4 CSV exports.

  • Optional
  • Type: number
  • Default: 8
--outputPath (-o)

Output path for generated browserslist-stats.json file. If a file already exists at the path, that file will be overwritten.

  • Optional
  • Type: string
  • Default: 'browserslist-stats.json'

Examples

Generate browserslist-stats.json from a Google Analytics 4 CSV file called browserslist-report.csv:

browserslist-ga-export --reportPath browserslist-report.csv

Generate browserslist-stats.json from a Universal Analytics CSV file called browserslist-report.csv:

browserslist-ga-export --reportPath browserslist-report.csv --firstRowIndex 7

Generate browserslist-stats.json from multiple CSV files in a folder called browserslist-reports:

browserslist-ga-export -r browserslist-reports/*.csv

Generate custom usage data file called browser-stats.json instead of browserslist-stats.json:

browserslist-ga-export -r browserslist-report.csv -o browser-stats.json

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