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Google Analytics view with no filters shows fewer real-time visitors than a view with filters

I just finished the Google Analytics courses, and the company I work for wants me to be in charge of supervising our clients' reports, since no one's doing it at the time. We have had the accounts ...
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Google has not yet processed traffic even after a week

Inspite of uploading my site's sitemap.xml and submitting the url to be fetched through Google Webmaster (Fetch), search analytics displays this message: Google has not yet processed your ...
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Google Analytic Goal / Funnel Wildcard

I am attempting to implement a goal for an ecommerce site in Google Analytics and I am experiencing troubles. So the goal / final destination for a purchase looks something like: ...
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Ranking content based on google analytics numbers from api [closed]

I want to rank my content and display better ranked content more than others. I wrote a script to fetch data from google analytics for every content and I have Bounce Rate, Exit Rate and Time on Page ...
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More than 100 of subdomains to be tracked in Analytics using Google Tag Manager

After searching a lot I still do not have a clear answer on this: How to implement GAnlaytics for more than 100 subdomains.site.com? Each of my subdomains will have Google Tag Manager implemented. ...
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Can we detect which search keyword used for a particular interaction?

Imagine we have a loan application website. We want to understand out of these loan applications, the ones the go through all the way, from what search keywords did they come from? The ones that ...
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Google Analytics payment gateways are tracking referrals

Google Analytics is tracking my payment gateway conversion as a referral. This is because we take the user to the payment gateway, eg PayPal, but bring them back to the site for the order ...
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How to apply filters for more than one domain (Google Analytics)

I have about 20 filters for my website to avoid referal spam such as site8.free-floating-buttons.com. I have more than one website though. Do I really have to create all these filters for every ...
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Analytics: Consolidation across devices and applications

I use different Google Analytics properties to track separately: Blog Website iOS app Android App I am looking for a way to combine all these trackers to see a global view of my analytics. The ...
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

I'm storing my own copy of Google Analytics session data and I'm trying to figure out their schema. I'm trying to figure out why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?
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Report by number of goals

In Google Analytics how do I report on number of users per number of goals? I need to know how many users convert two, three or more different goals in a specific period. The site has 18 goals.
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How does Mixpanel's Search Keyword work?

I'm curious on how Mixpanel tracks which Search Keywords an event is affiliated with. Is this from the organic search (vs. paid search ads)? If yes, how did they do it? From a glance, I guess ...
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Tracking a 301 redirect for a campaign onto a 3rd party server

So we are running a campaign with a qr code that has some google analytics query strings embedded. We've setup our IIS to do a 301 redirect on the folder that sends the user off to a 3rd party CRM. ...
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Why does the similarweb preview image show our site's old home page?

My boss wants to know why the preview image of his website in similarweb.com appears with an older home page Is there any reason in particular?
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Track Users instead of Sessions for Goal Flow

I'm wanting to do proper funnel analysis with Google, i.e. what % of users have achieved certain goals. Google seems to present two options for goal tracking - Funnel Visualization, and Goal Flow. ...
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Is it possible to use Google Analytics to track file downloads?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits since it ...
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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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Add Google Account to YouTube Analytics Access

I work for an agency and I need to add the agency analytics google account to a client's YouTube channel so the agency account can see the YouTube channel and specifically access its analytics. How do ...
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What is the best Apache logs Analyzer? [closed]

What real-time log analyzer can you suggest for Apache access and error logs? There is a list of web analytics software on WikiPedia, but it would be great to hear opinions from people with ...
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Get the conversion's first touch source in Google Analytics Universal

I think this solution is not possible when using Google Analytics Universal - I am right? https://www.distilled.net/blog/seo/first-touch-tracking-in-google-analytics/ Are there other ways to get the ...
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Is there a way to Segment all users who come in with a certain query string?

I have partners sending me traffic to example.com/?refcode=PARTNER -- I want to be able to segment these users and see how they interact with my site. Is this something I can setup via the interface ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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Google Analytics is taking too long to update despite events being below 40K per day

We have always had between 200K - 400K events per day reported on GA. This never caused a problem. Our GA updates took place every few minutes. Last month our GA started updating slower and slower, ...
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Google Analytics: Can I change the default page option and still retain historical data?

Sometime in the past couple years, our company switched from a static html site to Worpdress. In GA, the option for default page had been set to index.html, since the old site had a traditional ...
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How to exclude Bots from Google Analytics (sudden rise of them in the last weeks)

Since a few weeks, one of my Google Analytics Accounts shows a continued rise of Visitors and Pageimpressions what seams to be bots. They have a Average Session Duration of «<00:00:01» and by now ...
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Irregulations with Google Analytics Organic Search Sources

Please help me to understand where is the problem with my Organic Search Sources in my Google Analytics reports (OSS). Couple of months ago I've checked my referral traffic for new search engines and ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to tell what the least busy time of the week is on a website?

I'm needing to do some maintenance on a site, and I'd like to time it for the least busy time of the week. I know how to make a custom report to show what the least busy day is, as well as what the ...
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Google Analytics goal if user complete the goal next day in second visit

I want to know how many of users that come to our page from sites A and B later complete the goal. Users come to our page from site A or site B. They don't complete the goal in current session. They ...
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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

I have a landing page with a button that takes the user to a store page which opens in a new tab. This store page is a different domain name than the landing page. I have cross-domain tracking setup ...
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Does it affect privacy policies or legal liability when we can identify users through analytics?

Currently we are using Google Analytics and provide a simple template generated privacy policy, i.e. standard policy on cookies, anonymous tracking, etc. Some more advanced solutions such as mixpanel ...
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

So I've been asked to create goal funnels within google analytics which are identical except for the first url in the funnel. For example: Step 1: Sales page #1 / Step 2: Info page / Step 3: Checkout ...
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Can mouse location be used to know if the user is going to leave a web page?

I was checkout out an ecommerce site. I scrolled down on a product page then moved my mouse towards the top of the screen as if I am leaving the web site then suddenly I got a popup promotion "Wait ...
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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Meaning of 'UsageValue' in Amazon EC2 Reports

I've recently downloaded my usage reports from my EC2 account, but I don't understand the 'UsageValue' data since there is no indication of what unit the numbers are measured in. I have a similar ...
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How do I analyze vague Google Analytics data re traffic from Facebook?

We have one Facebook fan page and two personal profiles that could be sending traffic and then there are the many facebook pages of friends etc. I am also running an ad campaign from my FB account ...
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Finding the email/account associated with a Google Analytics “UA-XXXXXX-X” id?

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't for the life of me find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the stats. We ...
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Get Google Analytics to report goal conversion by scroll depth

I've been using http://scrolldepth.parsnip.io/ to track scroll depth as an event in Google Analytics. I now want to compare that with a goal conversion to be able to track the conversion rate of users ...
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Google analytics : Multi events goals processed as only 1 Goal

I'm trying to integrate Dave McClure Pirate metrics into my google analytics data measurment model. I'd like to create a goal named "Activation" and this goal could be [Visitor >10 sec] or ...
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Recommend a website stats service that doesn't get bombarded with referral spam? [closed]

I am fed up with Google Analytics, can't believe a big company like them is still not doing anything about this. Can anyone recommend an alternative website stats service that takes care of the ...
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Create funnels that multiple users interact with

We have a funnel we want to track and there are 2 users that affect the flow of the funnel. One does a few steps, and after this, the other user interacts with the data, the first user accepts, in ...
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Google is not displaying title tag of my website [duplicate]

Whenever I search on Google oasis-india.com or by keywords "oasis resource management", the title of my page isn't being displayed by Google only the domain name and description is showing. Need this ...
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Referral traffic from main website to separately tracked subdomain showing as direct in Google Analytics

We manage the subdomain website subdomain.example.com A completely separate company manage www.example.com which has a separate analytics account that we do not have access to. We've noticed that ...
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Trouble with Analytics SPAM and GTM

let me show you my problem: I Installed Analytics by GTM with UA tag My Website is an Wordpress based Started tracking access Then, in JetPack plugin statistics, the pageviews and monitoring are ...
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In Google Analytics how do I determine which pages are losing page views month over month?

How do I show and order the pages which lost views (popularity) in Google Analytics? e.g. page A lost 350 unique visitors this month and page B lost 300, etc.
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Quantcast http://pixel.quantserve.com/pixel request 302 redirects to Facebook and other ad networks

I just spent a few hours investigating what I thought might be a malicious Chrome extension (using developer tool to audit them, highly recommended!), an ISP/DNS injection issue, or a malware ...
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Google Analytics Funnel Step Regular Expression Not Working

The first step in a funnel is going to have a dynamic ending fragment. Examples: http://mysite.com/invite/tickle-party http://mysite.com/invite/pajama-party http://mysite.com/invite/puppy-party To ...
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How to track user's navigation (or footprints) path through a website?

So we plan to track a user's activity within our website which are in PHP. What we want to know is track a unique session for a user from the time he first visits a page in our site, the pages he ...
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Tracking RTP data by Industry - Google Analytics

I linked my Google Analytics report to my Marketo data and am loving the new visibility. Is there a way to reproduce Google Analytics' behavior flow based on the industry (or any other Marketo field) ...
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Website visits from US and Russia government/military domains?

I am using Google Analytics to track visits to my personal academic website, which only contains my CV and (non-sensitive) research work. Usually, all my visitors are from a university service ...