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Fixed Google Analytics Template is incorrect

Affected version


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Current Template:
<xen:if is="{$xenOptions.googleAnalyticsWebPropertyId}"><script>
    (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o),
    ga('create', '{$xenOptions.googleAnalyticsWebPropertyId}', 'auto');
    ga('send', 'pageview');

Google's correct template:
<xen:if is="{$xenOptions.googleAnalyticsWebPropertyId}"><!-- Global site tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics -->
<script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-XXXXXX-X"></script>
  window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || [];
  function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);}
  gtag('js', new Date());

  gtag('config', 'UA-XXXXX-X');
Is there a way to set up this code so that we can differentiate between guests/registered?
Ideally you'd want to use the full tag manager system where this code is kind of a hybrid between UA and GTM. For user differentiation you'll want to setup the variables in GTM then in XenForo have it output the dataLayer varible to indicate whether it's a user or guest. I'm setting up my GTM at the moment so I'll be adding this.