What is Exploration Tab in Google Analytics 4?
The Exploration tab in GA4 allows you to create and customize your own reports using various
techniques and templates, such as funnel analysis, path analysis, segment overlap, etc. You
can also use the Insights feature to get automated suggestions and insights based on your
Some of the new tabs in the Exploration tab are:
- Free Form: This tab lets you visualize your user’s data in the
form of tables and charts. You can easily customize the rows and columns of the tables
to compare multiple metrics, create nested rows, apply segments and filters, and create
segments and audiences from the data. You can also choose different visualizations such
as donut chart, line chart, scatterplot, bar chart, or geo map.
Funnel Exploration: This tab lets you visualize the steps your users
take to complete a task and quickly see how well they are succeeding or failing at each
step. You can also use funnel analysis to optimize user experience and identify over- or
Segment Overlap: This tab lets you see how different user segments
relate to each other. You can use this technique to identify new segments of users who
meet complex criteria.
User Exploration: This tab lets you examine the users that make up the
segments you create or import. You can also drill down into individual user activities.
Path Exploration: This tab lets you visualize the paths your users take
as they interact with your website or app. You can also use path analysis to explore
different segments and scenarios.
User Lifetime: This tab lets you see how users engage with your website
or app over time, such as their lifetime value, retention rate, churn risk, etc. You can
also use predictive metrics and audiences to identify users who are likely to convert or
churn in the future.
Cohort Exploration: Cohort Exploration tab in Google Analytics 4 is a
way to study and understand actions and results of specific groups of users who have
something in common. It cold be the day they first came to your website or app, or any
specific action they took. By using Cohort Explorations, you can track how these groups
change over time, compare them to one another, and see how they impact your business