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How do I delete a goal in Google Analytics?

I am picking up a client's Analytics account and they have a large number of Goals set up that I want to delete. They don't hold meaningful data since the client misunderstood the nature of goals. ...
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How can I track “user returns after X days” as a goal in Google Analytics?

I would like to set up goals that track specific cases of user behavior that we have decided are interest to us, such as when a user returns after having not been on the site for a week, or a month. ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to track a specific referrer URL?

I have a Featured Product block on my website's home page. I'd like to track it's efficacy by adding a handle ?referrer=featured to it and then have Google Analytics track checkout on said product. I'...
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Google Analytics Goal with Radio Selection and Onclick Event

I'm trying to create a goal in Google Analytics that tracks the type of account being created in our system. Unfortunately, the URLs aren't definitive to the type of account creation, and the only ...
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Goal Tracking data seems to be inaccurate?

I setup some Goal Tracking about one week ago. I had multiple goals in one set. The goal itself was the "send" button being pressed on the callback form (i did that by pushing a page view to Google ...
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Google Analytics - Goal - refreshing the final page means another goal hit?

I have a Goal set up with four steps and a destination, and Step1 is Required? YES. If I go through the journey I register and goal hit once I get to the final page. However if I hit the browser's ...
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Google Analytics - goal funnel max steps includes destination?

I'm pretty new to GA and am having an issue. Two goals are being completed, when I am expecting only one. I have two Goals set up, the only difference between them is that GoalA has an extra page, ...
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GA cookie data passed cross-domain from a form submission?

Hello fellow webmasters, So I have successfully set up cross domain tracking using tag manager and getting the unique clientId cookie data to be passed via URL parameter and seeing users convert in a ...
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Google Analytics: How to track goal steps with events?

I am looking for a way to setup several goal steps that are not URLs. My funnel should look like: unique visitor interested visitor (visited more than 1 page) registration started user (event fired)...
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Second step of a funnel higher than first step in Google Analytics

I have a problem with the funnels in Google Analytics. So I have a e-commerce website that I want to track the user path to a purchase. I want GA to track if a user goes trough these steps [Item page]...
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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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Update Google Adwords/Analytics goal path and conversion values outside of client's browser

I guess my question is sort of a two parter... Is it possible to capture a Google Analytics visitors id? (not their traditional Google account id) I'm assuming the Google Analytics script gives ...
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Setting up funnel URLs with regular expressions

I'm trying to set up Google Analytics to track my e-commerce checkout page. The URLs in the process are as follows: /checkout/[order number] /checkout/[order number]/your_details /checkout/[order ...
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Get a report of which link of several links to the same other page was pressed in Google Analytics

Is there any way to see via Google Analytics exactly which links were pressed to reach a certain page? For example say I have Page A and from here 200 users are navigating to page B; I would like to ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics Goal Tracking working?

I want to use Google Analytics to track registrations on my site. I don't see anything in my Google Analytics reports. Here is my markup: <input type="submit" value="Register" onSubmit="...
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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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Track clicks on Flash button in Google Analytics

Client is having a GoogleVoice's "Call me" button on their website and I'm trying to figure out how to set up a tracking for clicks on it as it's not standard link but Flash. Button (for those not ...
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With Google Analytics goal tracking how can I have more checkouts than made it to the last step of the funnel?

I have a a Google Analytics goal and funnel questions that I cannot work out. It is for a vehicle rental booking website. I need to work out how to create a funnel that tracks correctly through a ...
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How does Google Analytics track re-entry into a goal funnel?

How does Google Analytics tracks users? Is each user is tracked as unique user? I have a doubt about a goal flow in Google Analytics. I'm working on an ecommerce site. I set the goal as reach the "...
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Why are Google Analytics goal conversion failures showing the same page as one of the funnel steps

I have a simple goal. It's a destination goal, so basically tracking people who come to a page, and sign up for a Eval, then reach the "thank you" page. This seems pretty standard. The question to ...
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Display Advertising Attribution

Right now, we're currently running display ads through Google AdWords simultaneously with our traditional search campaigns. In Google Analytics, we can see paths to conversion that include display ...
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Goal Funnel and external sites

I have a destination goal set to a thank-you page, and I want to know how many of those goals completions come directly from my site's homepage, however, before getting to the thank-you page, the user ...
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GA funnel tracking using cross-domains and regex

I have been using funnels to track people going from a store page to our thank_you page successfully, these funnels are from one domain and is only step1-->goal. I have become completely stumped ...
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Why does my funnel look like that?

I've set up a goal with a funnel on Google Universal Analytics. The funnel starts at one domain and the second step is in another domain. I'm using linker to pass the client id to the new domain. The ...
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Set goal in funnel not to be necessary

I have a start page which can link to a discounts page and then three possible extras pages (one of which will definitely be reached), all three of these lead to a confirmation page. I have set up ...
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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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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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Google Analytics not displaying goal conversion

I have created a goal when i click verify it shows conversion rate, but Analytics shows me 0% conversions for the past 7 days. Why is it so..?
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Google Tag Manager Form Trigger

I have Google Tag Manager installed on all pages. I want a specific tag to fire when the user fills out a form on mysite.com/chanell1-theme The trigger I have set up now is: Choose Event: Form ...
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Grouping multiple goals in goal flow report

I've set up events and goals, and am able to see conversions in all my reports. However, one problem I'm having is that I can't seem to bundle multiple goals together in the Goal Flow report. I have a ...
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Google analytics funnel required steps

I have created a goal in GA which tracks when someone visits the signup page for an application - it works fine. However, in itself that doesn't really help as I want to know if they actually sign up ...
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How to create a goal in Google Analytics with respect to ONLY page traffic by Organic Search (Google)?

I am considering search traffic to be the important aspect of my goal. However, I find no way to add this criteria to consider goal Only and only if the traffic comes by organic search. I also have ...
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How can I see a list of Keywords with Goal progress for each?

I have created several goals in Google Analytics and I want to view the keywords we've bid on with the Conversion Rate for each Goal. I've connected GA and Adwords. I can see the Goals but not by ...
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How to account for multiple basket views in Google Analytics conversion funnel?

Assuming a typical ecommerce sales funnel of: 1. add to basket 2. browse more products 3. add (again) to basket 4. checkout 5. confirmation page How does one account for the multiple visits to ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product (...
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Correct URL path for multi-site domain tracking in Google Analytics

I have a site https://www.example.com Also hosted on this site is a language version of that site, which has its own view in Google Analytics: https://www.example.com/de-de/ My question is, when ...
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Google Analytics Goal tracking external referrals

I have goal tracking setup on my site for a target url. It works insofar as it tracks all pageviews on my site leading up the goal. But it doesn't appear to be tracking the external referrer that the ...
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Retroactively applying a Piwik goal to visitors

I started receiving a large (for me) amount of traffic on one of my pages yesterday. Today, I thought that it would be useful to track goals from that page -- there's a link to my blog from it. I ...
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Google Analytics Funnel - How can I track any parameters in URLs

How can I track any parameters in URLs using funnels in Google Analytics? In all product URLs one common string is "-pd-" so I need to track this and create a funnel with goal URL /thankyou.php I am ...
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Setting up page goals in Analytics when using progressive enhancement to load content using jquery .load

I'm using jQuery .load to load content in from other pages into my homepage, so that Google can still see whats going on I've made the <a> tags go to the pages but over ride them in the ...
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Google Analytics Goal funnel not working

I have been a user of Google Analytics for over 2 years and like to think I am adept at using it but this issue has really thrown me. I have a Goal set up which appears to be working on first looking ...
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Assigning Ecommerce Revenue Value to Existing Goal Value

Optimizing an existing AdWords - Analytics setup. Previously, a conversion goal was set up, tracking a thank you type page without a value. AdWords is using this from Analytics to measure conversion ...
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Cross Domain Goal Funnels and unique data?

I've been tasked with setting up cross domain tracking and goal funnels. I maintain several ecommerce sites and we want to set up goal funnels to track where we are most successful. However, these ...
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GA Funnel Visualization is showing an increase in entrances late in funnel

My funnel has never shown "entrances" past the enrollment stage of the funnel until I started running an A/B test through visual website optimizer in that step. Now "entrance" shows up about in almost ...
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My Google Analytics funnel has many entrances and exits in later stages. Why is that?

I built a conversion funnel in google analytics. In the result I see many entrances and exits in late stages, even though in my site it is almost impossible to get to a later stage without going ...
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Limit to events created in Google Analytics

I was wondering if there was a limit to the number of events that can be created on one property of Google Analytics. I'm aware that there's the 500 hits per session limitation for hits(including ...
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How can I track (funnel) if someone from a particular banner campaign watched our demo video?

I'm setting up a banner on a website with the caption View our Demo Video. The Banner has the UTM campaign tracking code setup and working. On our website I've got an embedded iFrame YouTube video ...
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Google Analytics - report with unrelated dimensions?

It is possible to include two unrelated dimensions in a report? For example I would like to do: <Filter: completed goal 1> <(AND) Filter: referral traffic> ...
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Tracking URL Goals to an external site from a landing page

I have a landing page promoting an iOS app. The page is at vitogo.com. I've set up a goal for When a user clicks on the link to go to iTunes to download the app. I set up a URL destination goal in ...
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Google Analytics - Goal not being logged

I have a URL on my site where a user is re-directed to once an order is completed. I can see the URL showing up the the Analytics logs, but the goal is not being logged. My the complete URL is http://...