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Exclude Cookiebot scan from your analytics

  • By Bryan Archer (CTO)
Bryan Archer (CTO)
 
 

The Cookiebot scan process runs monthly and will visit every discoverable page on your site.  This will potentially cause a spike in your analytics reports if not filtered.

This is simple to achieve in Google Analytics by adding an IP Filter, here are the steps:

  1. In the Admin section, under the View panel, choose the Filters option
  2. Add a new filter using the Add Filter button
  3. Give you new filter a meaningful name, e.g. Exclude Cookiebot IP Addresses
  4. Under Filter Type select the Exclude option and select IP Address in the Filter Feed drop down
  5. Copy the following value in the Filter Pattern field:

    13\.74\.44\.241|40\.91\.211\.73|52\.232\.29\.198|23\.100\.63\.22

  6. The filter should appear as below:

    Exclude Cookiebot scanner from analytics reports

  7. Click Save

 An updated list of IP addresses used by the Cookiebot are listed on the following page: 

https://support.cookiebot.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003824153-Whitelist-what-IP-addresses-do-you-scan-from-

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