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Tracking source/medium across domain to subdomain

My website is hosted on a domain such as example.com, and website visitors progress from example.com to sub.example.com where we host surveys. At the moment, visitor data lists example.com as the main ...
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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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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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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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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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Visit counts in Google Analytics advanced segments not consistent

My organization has recently noticed an issue when applying advanced segments to visit counts during different time ranges. With no advanced segments turned on, here are the visit counts for Oct 1st ...
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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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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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How do I track my blogpost number of shares on social media and have them show in Google Analytics?

I am managing the web analytics of a wordpress blog. It has a plugin which gives the visitors share the blog on a number of social media. I wan to track how many of the users shred the blogpost and ...
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Spam Traffic, large page view increase but normal amount of visitors - doesn't appear to be referral spam

For the last two days I have been getting above average traffic on my website. Most of these visitors have an average duration of under 15 seconds. While there are not that many more visitors than ...
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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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Uninstalled Google Analytics Tracking Code Still Receiving Data

My company recently relaunched our website. In the months following the relaunch, we saw traffic drop dramatically. After poking around the website, I realized that the designer never installed the ...
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Google hangout referrer traffic

I show a modal window to those referring from Google search on my landing page. The problem is that when someone comes from Google hangout or gmail, the modal window pops up as well. I don't see a ...
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Google Analytics MCF Showing Incorrect Data - Segment

We are using segment.io (segment.com) for a SaSS website. Currently the Multi-Channel funnel data for "Top Conversion Paths" is showing some "unavailable" even though we have updated the the Display ...
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How to use segments in google analytics API

In google analytics, We are able to create segments like below: From the Google analytics API explorer, we can pull the segment information be it by segment id or by its code: I would assume we ...
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how to do grouping of google analytics data?

I am working on a Unity3D augmented reality app (iOS and Android) where I want to send AR campaign data to Google Analytics. What I exactly want to do? Information about AR campaigns available, ...
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Realtime analytics show page view gain and drop every other minute

I have a server running Centos and Nginx and am noticing this in Analytics The server keeps gaining to around 800-1000 page views per minute and then everytime it will drop to around 4-500 the ...
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Is it possible to view my gross margin (revenue minus ad expenses) on appannie.com?

I'm interested in seeing how my ads effect sales but that difficult to do when the revenue chart doesn't have the ad expenses subtracted from it. In other words, I would like to see my income after ...
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Can Twitter Analytics show the number of clicks from Tweets back to my website?

I have just added "conversion tracking" https://analytics.twitter.com/accounts/[xxxxxxx]/conversion_tracking Sadly after adding the JS code to my website I still can not see where I can view which ...
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Finding the average number of visitors per day using Piwik

How can I use the Piwik API or other available Piwik tools or features to find the average number of visitors per day during a date range? I can find the number of user for a day and the total number ...
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Is there a way to use formulas as events in Mixpanel funnels?

Whenever my app is opened, I send either an "account retrieved" or "account created" event. I could additionally send an "app opened" event, but that feels unnecessary since the account ...
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Piwik not recording site visits on remote server

I have two different web servers at the moment: Webserver 1 is hosting www.example.com, this webserver hosts just basic website files, no databases or anything extra, just the html files. The pages ...
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Why Google analytics shows self referral

One of my client has website with sub domain. After Google has launched universal analytics, i started seeing own domain and sub-domains as referral traffic! I already implemented base URL in ...
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Use Google Analytics to figure out which events happen just before visitor exit

I am trying to track what a visitor does immediately prior to exiting our website. Specifically I have a number of events that are being logged and I would like to know which one, if any, happened ...
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Track user through Google Universal Analytics

I want to track a user from my site, give an id to Google Analytics and later be able to see which pages that id visited and for how long did that id view the pages. I've tried custom variables with ...
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Is it possible to track values in Adobe Marketing Cloud similarly to Google Analytic's event tracking values?

My company is using Adobe Marketing Cloud. We wanted to try and use analytics to log values like Google Analytics does it (Google Analytics log values) I have been reading thru the documentation and ...
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In Google Analytics how do you track page stats over a time period when your pages changed URLs?

we recently revamped about 90 pages on our website. MAJOR changes to increase conversions and user retention. We also redirected the pages to better search engine friendly (SEF) URLs. In Google ...
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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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Can calling mixpanel.track cause reattribution of conversions in Mixpanel funnels?

I am currently using MixPanel to A/B test which of two different landing page images converts better. At the beginning of each hit to the page, I do mixpanel.track('Main', {illustration_ab : ...
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How to link a Google Analytics “contact us” event with a later event when they become a customer from a custom URL sent to them?

We have people filing in a Wufoo contact us form on our site. After communication, some people become customers by checking out using a custom URL we email to them. We would like to link these two ...
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Using Google Analytics to Track Stats Only for Visitors (Not Visits) Who Converted

I'm having trouble setting up the right Google Analytics reporting for my website. I want to know the "Total Visits", "Pages / Visit", and "Avg. Time on Site" (I'll call these "stats" from now on) ...
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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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Google Analytics only showing a fraction of unique hits

My web server is showing 5 times more unique hits than the google analytics dashboard, i'm afraid when I add the ads in my website it won't show the real amount of views/clicks etc, is there any way ...
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Measuring visitors that return to view an item after saving it

I have a mobile app with Google analytics where people can favorite certain items (this is an event). I would like to measure the number of times people return to view the item (this is a screen ...
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Javascript in Facebooks in app browser

I am having issues tracking page views on a single page application using Google Tag Manager and events placed in a Javascript file. The main culprit is Facebook which I am losing about 2/3rds of my ...
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eCommerce Conversions Over Attributed to Direct Traffic

In Google Analytics, I have about 32% of all transactions attributed to Direct traffic. However, direct traffic only drives about 15% of visits. Even more puzzling, the ecommerce platform's own ...
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change default segment for Google Analytics

I know this has been asked on Set a default segment for Google Analytics, but no answer since January. Maybe this has changed now due to high volum of Analytics Spam: I have 10 websites on a new ...
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Facebook Ad Conversion Pixel in Callback

I have an affiliate website that I would like to advertise using Facebook Ads. Currently, the tracking pixel is located on the 'shop' page - the final page of my site before the user is redirected to ...
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A social network called “socialnetwork” in Google Analytics

I have stumbled across a social network that Google analytics recognises as simple "socialnetwork" which is referring some users to my site, as shown in the image below: Does anyone know where this ...
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Calling SiteCatalyst Data Insertion API from IIS web server

I'm new to IIS. How do I configure IIS to invoke my code to process the access log information in real time? Is there a better solution than reading the log file as it's written? Apache, for instance, ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce Funnel - events timing window

To make a comparison, Mixpanel docs specify that a 2-seconds window is used to allow for funnel events to arrive concurrently (to account for network problems notably). I didn't get such an ...
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How to view 'Final URL' in Analytics after upgrading from 'Destination URL' in Adwords?

We're in the middle of our Destination URL to Final URL upgrade in AdWords and typically we'd be able to view Destination URL in Analytics, so we assumed we could still do this with the Final URL. ...
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Add a source to the Social channel in GA

I manage a site that is getting lots of referral traffic from yummly.com. All this traffic is showing up in Google Analytics as referral traffic, but I would like it to be classified as social ...
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Random UTM Campaign Code being generated in Campaign Report - Google Analytics

I'm currently facing issues with a campaign report where my UTM campaign tag is creating multiple campaigns in my Google Analytics Campaign report. These campaigns are currently tied to HTML5 ads that ...
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How to keep the real source/referral from social sign ups (linkedin and github)

I am using Google Analytics to measure sign up goals, but unfortunately I have a huge problem with the source. If the user use linkedin or github sign up the source will be always linkedin or github ...
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Open Web Analytics (OWA) - heatmap function

I am using OWA in version 1.5.6 on some of my clients sites. According to the feature page, you are able to generate different heatmaps, namely the click heatmap. However, I would like to not only ...
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Missing impression and click data in Google Webmaster Tools for phrases that are ranking

We are seeing some quite strange query data in Google WMT. Keywords which are getting impression and clicks one month disappear 2 months later (but doing a bit of rank checking proves our site still ...
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Using google analytics goals to optimise goals in adwords

We have set up goals in analytics to do with time on site, we also have an adwords campaign running, i noticed in adwords you can set up a conversion in adwords. But this only works by putting code ...
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Tracking untagged adwords visits in Google Analytics

In the event an AdWords campaign doesn't tag its ads, is there any way to identify the traffic (I know I won't get the low-level type of reporting available through properly tagged campaigns, I just ...
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Logging what was in the content of a page

I'm one of the people working on a Java based website that has the apache httpd in front of it. The content on the pages is migrating towards personalizing the content and as such just about every ...