The default behavior on DNN is for query strings to be turned into part of the URL unless specified. Therefore, if a user visits the site with a tracking link, DNN will rewrite this URL automatically through the Advanced URL Manager. This may skew analytics data as this will be interpreted as a different page for Analytics services.
- A superuser or Administrator account.
The solution is to add all of the query strings used for tracking such as
fbclid to the list of 'Keep in Querystring Regex'.
- Go to Settings > SEO > Url Management > Expressions, and append the specific query string to the Keep in Querystring Regex text box.
- Click Save.
You can test that the query strings are not being rewritten by AUM by accessing the URL with the query strings. If a user visits the site with a tracking link (e.g.
mysite.com/sales?glid=randomstring), DNN should not rewrite this URL to