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A Guide to Standard Events, Custom Events, and Custom Conversions

Jon Loomer

This is possible with the help of standard events, custom events, and custom conversions. In this post, we’ll focus on the following: Definitions of standard events, custom events, and custom conversions Examples of each one Explanations of how they are used General tips on how they are created When should you use each?

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Advantage+ Shopping Conversion Events

Jon Loomer

The conversion event was originally locked in as Purchase. Now you can select from any of your standard and custom events. You don’t even technically need to select an event that has anything to do with the purchase flow. The post Advantage+ Shopping Conversion Events appeared first on Jon Loomer Digital. Report back!

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Event Breakdown by URL Bug

Jon Loomer

If you expand an event in the Events Manager Overview tab and click on the View Details button, you can click the Event Breakdown dropdown menu and filter by URLs. If you suspect that an event is over or under-counting in Ads Manager , you can come here to see where exactly the event is firing.

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Verify Your Custom Website Events

Jon Loomer

If you use custom events , you need to read this. Go to your Events Manager, and you may see this message to “Verify your custom website event(s).” Let’s discuss… What Are Custom Events? Verify Your Events As I write this, the requirement to verify custom events is rolling out.

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Differences Between Custom Events and Custom Conversions

Jon Loomer

But one of the most common points of confusion I see is understanding the differences between custom events and custom conversions. This became especially obvious recently as I’ve written more about custom events. Custom Events To understand custom events, we first need to define “standard events.”

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Pass Dynamic Purchase Value With Meta Events

Jon Loomer

If you pass purchase events to Meta via the pixel and API, you may be aware of a challenge: What do you do when the value of the purchase is variable? The issue comes into play when we have to pass events manually by adding our own event code. Confirm that, but it’s likely the case. What did you do?

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How to Test Meta Conversion Events

Jon Loomer

One of the primary reasons for bad reporting in Meta Ads Manager is conversion events that were set up improperly. This includes standard events, custom events, and custom conversions. You should test your events before relying on them in your Ads Manager reporting. Is the wrong event reported? Is the event firing?

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