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How to prevent my site getting caught in Google's child porn filter?

After Google and Microsoft take steps to block Internet search results linked to child porn, one of my sites which was about kid's photography got blocked in many search results. Actually my site is ...
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Reduce likelihood of Mailchimp email campaign going to Spam

The company I work for sends a marketing email at least one time per week using Mailchimp's email service. All of our subscribers are opt-in active customers and our emails are not spammy. There is ...
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Google Image safe search filters my images. What should I do to prevent this problem

I tried to Google-search the images on my site. Some of them appeared. But if I check the "Safe search" option there are no of them displayed. All images absolutely free of adult content or something ...
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How to properly tell Google they have no right to access the download. What status do I use?

I'm looking for the SEO way to tell Google not to download pictures. I have a script that generates one of two things based on who accesses the site: If an unauthorized robot accesses the site, they ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

We want implement a new filter in our shop for product lists. Our customers can filter for price, size and color. As soon as the customer sets a filter, the product list will get filtered. We would ...
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How to see access statistics for just one file with AWStats?

My hosting provider uses AWStats (and Webalizer). I can browse the stats, and see the overview and various filtering functions. I also can see the so called exit and entry pages. However, I can not ...
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Site blocked by content filter

I run a large and high trafficked WordPress powered platform. One of my editors informed me that our site is blocked at his workspace as a "games site". They use WebCat to filter the traffic. The ...
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How do I filter traffic from IE7 in Google Analytics?

I would like to filter all traffic from IE7 to our website in Google Analytics. Because of some back-end controls we use for a desktop app, we have an unusually large amount from that browser, even ...
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If a corporate network disables peer-to-peer networking, will that affect web-based proxy services?

I'm under the impression that PHP-based proxies download the content of a site to their server before sending it back to the browser just like browsing any standard website site. Am I correct in ...
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Omniture Tracking Codes Showing Up in Google Analytics

I have a website uses Adobe Omniture for web analytics. We have some internal tools that automatically append Omniture tracking codes to links within specific modules. Within those modules we link ...
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Include only one brand in the ecommerce reports for a single affiliate in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with "E-commerce Item Name" would result in the same report as ...
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Images are being filtered on a generic site that shares the same IP address with an adult site

I recently addressed the community to understand why normal images are being filtered by Google Image Search. I have several sites placed on the same server (and that they all definitely share the ...
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480 views

Google Analytics profile filters does not work

I have a website and I need to separate traffic to it into two profiles. I need to exclude data from curtain IP address from Profile A and include data from this IP to Profile B. I have created 2 ...
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Filtering your offices IPs from Google Analytics when each has a dynamic IP?

I found the documentation for filtering IPs from Google Analytics, but the address of the several locations of our company all have dynamic IP addresses that change every 30 days from what I'm told. ...
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886 views

Exclude multiple domains in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I want to exclude multiple domains from all my reports to prevent referral spam, but as more and more of these popup I'd like to do so via a single filter.. I tried adding a filter with settings: ...
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I block almost every analytics traffic on my browser. Am I depriving myself in any way?

I have a web traffic filter installed on my browser. I see that it is constantly blocking mostly analytics related connections. Am I depriving myself in any way? and more importantly, am I protecting ...
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Exclude URL from contributing pageviews to Google Analytic's reports

I want a specific URL to not contribute pageviews Google Analytics default reports, but I don't want to use a filter because as I understand it, once I filter out the data, It's lost forever and I can'...
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Why does the same regex work in Google Analytics Segments but not Filters?

I am using the following regex to exclude spam sites: (social\-buttons\.com|darodar\.com|free\-share\-buttons\.com|buy\-cheap\-online\.info|Get\-Free\-Traffic\-Now\.com|hol\.es|hulfingtonpost\.com|...
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Videos from Youtube/Vimeo not displaying in iframes

I was giving a webinar about HTML today in Brackets. When showing how to use iframes, all my students managed to insert Google Maps using iframes but no one was able to make the YouTube and Vimeo ...
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Find the user and date a filter was created in Google Analytics

How do we find out which user created a filter and on what date within Google Analytics? Google search results are sparse on this very specific topic.
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SEO for a list of products with filters

I am a wondering if there is a recommended "best practice" for a product search SEO. I know to create a dynamic sitemap file that lists links to all products in the site. However, I want to ...
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How to prevent duplication of content on a page with too many filters?

I have a webpage where a user can search for items based on around 6 filters. Currently I have the page implemented with one filter as the base filter (part of the url that would get indexed) and ...
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670 views

Excluding Internal IP's using Advanced/Custom segments

So for my organisation, I need to retroactively report on traffic to areas of my site that were not previously filtered by IP (we have a new filtered profile set up now). My question is, how can I ...
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Add rules (filters) to ftp programs to avoid uploading certain files/folders

i use Filezilla as my ftp client, but this question goes to any other client that could be useful. Can i (in any client) add rules (filters) to an ftp program to avoid upload of certain files or ...
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How to use a condition as a Google Analytics View Filter

I want to track all users activity on condition that they have visited any page that ends in ending.php. Using advanced segments this is easy using a condition. With View Filters I cant seem to find ...
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Right method for filtering bots on Google Analytics

More often than not, when I check the traffic source on my google analytics page, I find some malicious referrals to my website. Some examples: site4.free-floating-buttons.com / referral get-free-...
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166 views

Is it possible to get URLs with parameters not indexed by Google if they contain hashtags?

Some sources say to use # before the parameters in URL, others recommend using #! or !#... So, if I'm using category filters on a page, to add parameters to URLs and sort items based on price, color ...
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SafeSearch page filtering removal request in Google Webmaster Tools

Why does my site url appear in Google Webmaster Tools as remove url request? The Removal Type is "SafeSearch page filtering", but I did not make the request. What is the cause of this?
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176 views

Google Analytics filter with multiple conditions

I would like to exclude all traffic that has these three conditions: Mobile traffic, that was a direct hit(has no referrer), on uri: '/'. Is this possible in Google Analytics? In the filters section ...
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Prevent pings from inflating Google Analytics

The company I work at creates lots of mobile apps. Some app developers have added code to hit oursite.com to check for things like connectivity. So, I get thousands of hits every day that aren't ...
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List of events triggered on pages matching regex

Is there a way to get the grouped list of events (such as in Top events) which were triggered on pages matching a regular expression? I may add the Page secondary dimension in Top events and apply ...
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Google Analytics - include filter not working

I just added an include filter this morning in my domain (test.org). I have: Custom Filter > Include > Request URI > ^/test-a/46212$|^/test-a/46212|^/test-a/46315 Now after I go to Content > Site ...
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How to exclude self linking pageviews

The situation I'm having is that if you are on the home page '/' and you click on the 'Home' link or the logo (which takes you to 'Home'), it counts as a pageview. How would I go around excluding this ...
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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. 1.2....
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Is there a way to filter by sessions in Google Analytics custom dashboard?

I'm trying to configure a widget to get pageviews/session and conversion rates by browser. Unfortunately, it's ordered by pageviews. Thus, I end up with unrelevant data because some browsers have high ...
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Are (non-escaped) URL fragments bad for SEO?

I have a product search page with a search filter with a fair number of different options. Each time the user changes the filter, the search results are updated in-place by JavaScript, and the URL is ...
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Include multiple IP addresses in Google Analytics

I sometimes access my own website from my home/work/girlfriend IP addresses. I'd like to create a filter that includes any of these and nothing else. I thought a custom include filter with a very ...
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Websense is blocking our website as “Potentially Damaging Content” [closed]

A lot of people are complaining that my company's website www.justjus.com is being blocked by their organisations. Anyone that has tried to access our website from a large organisation has been ...
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Our company office website being wrongly filtered/blocked by websense under category “Potentially Damaging Content”

Our clients are complaining that they are not able to access our site. We figured out that websense is blocking our site by wrongly categorizing under "Potentially Damaging Content" We are INKAT Tech ...
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Why does it seem my GA include-only-hostname filter is filtering out hits from Twitter?

I took the advice from this article to eliminate referral spam from my Google Analytics report by filtering out all hits that didn't use my hostname. There is only one other filter on that view, one ...
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Service Provider hubspot GA View filter

I've noticed a high volume of traffic in Google Analytics from Service Provider "hubspot". It looks like a crawler with 100% bounce. I can filter in a Customer Report using the "Service Provider" ...
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Exclude All International Traffic from Google Analytics [duplicate]

How do you exclude any & all traffic that isn't from USA & Canada in Google Analytics?
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101 views

Google Analytics Filters: Hide Multiple Subdomains

So I have several views for the subdomains I want to track and the site as a whole. What I would really like is to create a view where it excludes all subdomains - the problem being I don't have a ...
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CPanel: how to whitelist the access of the website? [duplicate]

I have to fix a website overloaded. The website doesn't load most times with a 503 error. I want to temporally stop it to everybody but me, so I want to deny all the IPs but mine. The server has ...
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Google Analytics exclude filter not recognizing multiple patterns

I'm trying to exclude my top-level page and certain section pages from a custom report using the exclude filter. It works for a single pattern (i.e. \news), but when I try multiple patterns separated ...
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Advanced GA Filter - What does it do?

I've inherited a website's analytics set up - and there are several filters as in the example below. I'm trying to figure out what they do - but a regex noob.