Report Settings in Google Data Studio
Edit the report settings
Select File > Report settings, or right-click anywhere on the canvas, then click Report settings
Data source💡 "Report-level data sources are a legacy feature that remains as a convenience for supporting older reports."
Google Analytics measurement ID
To measure report traffic in Google Analytics, you can use both GA4 and Universal Analytics IDs, separate them with a comma.
Google Maps API key
This is only for a report that has high trafficked Google Maps embedded reports. Google allow a max of 30,000 free Google Map load per month. PDF download and email views (Email delivery: automated PDF reports that send to an email address) are also counted in Map load.
With the Google Maps API key, a report creator can load more than 30,000 times without having an error. Each load will count against the API key price tier. Please see the detailed guide from Google here
Custom bookmark links > Enable viewer filters in report link
Enable this to let your report viewers save the report's view settings via a URL. This will allow viewers to bookmark any desired filters to access the same filter applied report via a bookmark in the future. For example, let's say your German report audiences only want to see Germany performance. This feature will allow them to save a bookmark, and they can access it without having to select the country filter for every use.
Default date range: Date Range Dimension
Use this to set a default date range for the entire report. If you want to override this value, you can set a different "Date Range" dimension for an individual component.
Use this to set a filter for the entire report, and it will apply to your all components that share the same data source (or a similar source). If you want to override this value, turn off filter inheritance for a selected component.
Google Analytics segment
You can use all the available Google Analytics Segments here, and this field only appears if you are using Google Analytics as a data source for your report.
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