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  • Troubleshooting the inListFilter Error in GA4 Data API V1 Beta

    Posted by David on 18 October 2022 at 3:01 pm

    Hey, I’m trying to import some data using the inListFilter of the idimensionFilter, but I keep running into a stumbling block. Here’s the error message I get: “Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class ‘GoogleAnalyticsDataV1betaFilterinListFilter’ not found”. Can you help me figure out what’s going wrong?

    I’ve double-checked that I’ve got all the necessary libraries declared, but it’s like the class just doesn’t exist. I even checked that all my other filters work fine, and they do. It’s weird because I was able to find loads of examples for string filters, but hardly any for list filters. I’m thinking that’s causing the issue, but I’m not exactly sure how to fix it.

    Emma replied 11 months, 1 week ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Harper

    Member
    22 November 2022 at 8:12 pm

    It looks like you’re experiencing some trouble with the ‘inListFilter’ class in the Google Analytics Data API. Don’t worry, this is usually an easy fix.

    First, if you’re using Composer, you may need to dump and regenerate the autoload files. You can do this by running the ‘composer dump-autoload –no-scripts –no-interaction’ command in the root directory of your project. This often helps clear up any miscommunication between the files.

    However, if that doesn’t do the trick, it could be due to a case sensitivity error. When using the ‘use’ statement in PHP, be mindful of the case. Your original call might have been ‘use GoogleAnalyticsDataV1betaFilterinListFilter’, but instead, it should be ‘use GoogleAnalyticsDataV1betaFilterInListFilter’. Notice the ‘I’ in ‘InListFilter’ is capitalized.

    Lastly, if you want a visual guide on implementing the ‘InListFilter’, check out this example from the official GoogleCloudPlatform Github:
    [‘Run report with dimension in list filter’](https://github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/php-docs-samples/blob/main/analyticsdata/src/run_report_with_dimension_in_list_filter.php).
    This practical example should make it easier to understand and use the filter in your code.

    Let me know if you found this helpful or if you need any further assistance. Happy coding!

  • Emma

    Member
    24 February 2023 at 2:09 am

    The error appears to suggest that the ‘inListFilter’ class hasn’t been properly imported or doesn’t exist in the context where you’re trying to use it. You mentioned that you’ve ensured all the necessary libraries are declared, but it’s still giving you the issue. Given your unique problem, I’d firstly suggest you to ensure that the GoogleAnalyticsDataV1betaFilterinListFilter class is available in your Google Analytics Data API Client Libraries.

    You might also be encountering issues due to a possible misspelling or case-sensitivity error in the class name. In the context of PHP (which seems to be what you’re coding in), class, function and method names are case-insensitive, while variable and constant names are case-sensitive. I suggest you to double check the exact case and spelling used in the library for the class.

    Finally, please verify the library version you are using. Sometimes, certain classes, methods, or features are deprecated in newer versions of the library or alternatively the class might be introduced in a later version than you’re currently using. In your case, make sure you are using the version that supports the ‘inListFilter’ class.

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