Update: DNN Google Analytics Advanced 03.01.00 offers a checkbox to easily switch the User ID feature on and off and no longer require the steps below.
One of the great benefits of Google Universal about Google Analytics Classic is the User ID feature (see here for more information). In a nutshell, this feature allows you to track your users across different devices (such as phone, tablet or desktop). Technically, you provide the user’s id to Google Analytics (after the user has logged in) so that Google Analytics is able to recognize the user even after he has switched the device. Since DNN does not offer support for Google Analytics Universal out-of-the-box, DNN Google Analytics Advanced is a great help in setting up this feature. Continue reading