Google Analytics is a free web analytics solution provided by Google, featuring several client-side APIs, as well as REST APIs for Data Export and for Management.

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Can GA be a security risk in a Public GitHub repo?

I have added my GA tracking code to a website which is hosted via a GitHub public repository and I am concerned that, using my account number, they could effectively "hack" my GA account. Is this ...
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How increase your earning through google adsense? [on hold]

How to increase earning, page rank and traffic of your blog.
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What is semalt.semalt.com that shows up in Google Analytics under Referrals? [duplicate]

How does it work? How does it drive traffic and referrals? When I go there, it wants me to sign up for something. Is it a scam? It is 10% of my traffic for the last week.
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How to get multiple form field values in Google Analytics site search report?

I'm wondering how I can get multiple form field values into Google Site Search. For instance, I have a search form that has a drop down for year, make and model. Once submitted I would like those ...
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Google Analytics iOS app showing different data (61% different)

A while back I installed the Google Analytics app for iOS, this one ==> https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id881599038?mt=8 I noticed that it showed a different number of Unique Visitors compared to ...
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Is there a way to track the time between sequence of pages (e.g. wizard)

I have a wizard sequence in my website and I want to know the time used for users to start the wizard and finish it. That way I could know which page can be optimized or something like that. Can we ...
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Has anyone else faced a sudden drastic drop in Web Traffic from Nov 17-22, 2014? The Direct/None Traffic in Google Analytics?

I can't figure out why my website traffic has tremendously dropped in the last few days. It started on Nov 17 to be precise. It's the direct/none traffic. All other traffic seems to remain ...
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What are the implications of having two Google Analytics tracking codes on 1 site?

What are the implications of having two tracking codes on 1 site? Both codes will be right under neath one another e.g. <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ var _gaq = _gaq || []; ...
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How to debug wrong channel attribution in Google Analytics

I have a client with an online shop whose backend system show some 50000 transactions for the last year. Google Analytics show 48000 Transactions (all numbers are by way of example only) which is ...
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Methods to show audience specific content [closed]

I'm trying to find out what methods there are for showing specific content to my website visitors based on profiles, the criteria include: country, language, age, gender. It's reliable enough for me ...
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Date/time option values for Ecommerce steps

I'd like to track "pickup date/time" as part of a checkout process in order to report on popular days/times. I'm currently looking at doing so via a "step option" as part of Enhanced Ecommerce, but ...
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Compare mobile and desktop usage over time in Google Analytics

Is there any custom dashboard to compare mobile vs desktop traffic over a year time period? I want to know how much usage has moved to mobile devices from desktop month by month.
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How to track the source of a conversion using Google Analytics?

I'm generating leads from a number of sources, ultimately culminating in a variety of conversion options (call, form submit, and direct email), and I want to isolate the conversions which are coming ...
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Google Analytics: How to keep word after # in URL? ex: /brands#my-brandname

I'm having an issue where the Active Pages section only shows the path and not the term that appears after the # (ex: www.mysite.com/brands#my-brandname shows up as www.mysite.com/brands). Is there a ...
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Duplicate transactions in Google Analytics caused by page refreshes

I'm using Universal Analytics on my order confirmation page: // Create the tracker ga('create', 'UA-XXXXX-Y'); // Fire off a pageview ga('send', 'pageview'); // Include the ecommerce plugin ...
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Google Analytics: Fraction of sessions in which a particular event occurred?

Suppose I have an event, say the "loading" category, that indicates when the users on my site are experiencing long load times. I want to study the fraction of sessions in which the event occurs: for ...
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What should be considered when going from “old fashioned” Google Analytics to Tag Manager?

I already read a few questions on tag-manager such as "What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?" but haven't seen a question about going from a site already using Event ...
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Huge difference in Google Analytics if I use segments or not

I am using Google Analytics for basic reporting and I stumble upon a very unclear result that I cant explain. I am viewing my pageviews using /Behaviour/SiteContent/All pages I started looking at all ...
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Google Analytics + Kickstarter

need a little help. We have a website where both non-www and www.domain.com forward to an ongoing Kickstarter campaign. Kickstarter has its own reporting tools, which shows the domains (and ...
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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 - Track Products Through Checkout Flow

When the user goes to the Cart page, we have a CTA button that allows then to 'upgrade' their product to a more deluxe version. Whether they decide to upgrade or not, they will be sent to an ...
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Will I lose old Google Analytics data if I create a new account

I am looking to create a new account for a website for Google Analytics data. I will be taking over the analytics for a client, but want to be able to compare old historical data to the analytics. ...
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Google Analytics Search Term Exclusions doesn't work?

I have a question concerning GA Search Term Exclusions. I excluded our brand search terms, but they still show up under "Acquisition" > "Channel" > "Organic Search". Any ideas why?
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Google Analytics - Page Views per host

Looking at Behaviour---> Site Content --> All pages. I can add as a secondary dimension host. Is it possible to group page views by host?
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How many pages were visited at least once in a time period (Google Analytics)

I would like to measure how many pages in my website where visited at least once in a given time period using Google Analytics. When I look at Behaviour-->Site Content-->All Pages, the column ...
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Frequency & Recency in Google Analytics. How to read the histogram?

I'm looking in Google Analytics at Audience > Behavior > Frequency & Recency for a property I manage. My histogram looks like this: Something's fishy. The official docs say I should read this ...
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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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How do I determine why Google Analytics reports that pageviews per session went up temporarily?

Slightly strange thing happened on our site's blog recently - the pageviews per session jumped about 3 weeks ago to the same/above the number of sessions. Then a few days ago that trend stopped and ...
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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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Not using referral exclusions in Universal Analytics

I have the following website setup: One property called example.com. On this property, I track multiple domains and subdomains, such as: www.example.dk subdomain.example.dk www.example.se ...
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Google analytics: Conversion funnel

How can I track how many macro-conversions (for example a free trial) has been a resoult of a micro conversion (for example e-book download)? In other words, I would like to track the number of people ...
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Analytics on an angularjs web application [closed]

We're building a new web dashboard-type application in Angularjs (single-page-application SPA). Would love to know if there is a good service that would help with visualization of usage of the ...
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Multiple domains with one google analytics account

We developed a Magento website for a client which has 3 stores, and each store has 1 domain name, for example: Store 1 has store1.com Store 2 has store2.com Store 3 has store3.com Our client wants ...
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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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Why does Doubleclick get added to my page (sometimes) when I use Google Analytics?

I have a website that I manage myself on a VPS, so in theory everything should be under my control. I have no advertising whatsoever -- in fact, the only external script I run is for Google Analytics: ...
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Google Analytics wrong data display when filtered by amount of days

In google analytics, when i view data for last 1 month and rollover on 30th sep it shows 378 sessions as shown below: If i just change the dates to the same day that is 30th sep, i get 2,666 ...
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Limit pageviews from Google Analytics API to the last 30 minutes

I am trying to find a way to query Google Analytics through the API to get pageviews for the last 30 minutes. Like they have available through the Google Analytics console, but I want to put it in an ...
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Modifying existing Google analytics events, retaining data associations

We have numerous google analytics events that are setup and have existed for a couple years collecting data. I want to add additional events and in some cases, modify some of the existing ones to ...
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Does “unique visitors” in Google Analytics mean “number of different people”?

My website's Google Analytics shows me 100,000 unique visitors for a time period of 12 full months. Does that means that these are actually 100,000 different people that visited my website in a year? ...
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How to enable webmaster tools in google analytics

Whenever I try to enable webmaster tools from within my Google analytics account, the following happens: I click on SEO section from within analytics: . A screen appears notifying me I need ...
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Viewing results from tags implemented with Google Tag Manager in Google Analytics

I have some click events that I want tracked throughout a site and want to set this tracking up with Google Tag Manager. After setting the tags I am able to use the preview mode for tag manager to ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I'm using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links / banners. Recently I have noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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Why is Google Analytics reporting pageviews for a page without tracking code installed?

I have a site that's incorrectly tagged, so GA tracking is only placed on some of the pages (that's not the problem - I can fix this!). As you'd expect, GA reports these pages without the tracking ...
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How to find the pages with the most SEO potential in my own website [duplicate]

For every page (post) in my website (blog), I would like to know how it ranks in Google for its main keywords. So far, I've been doing manual queries in Google for my top visited pages. But there ...
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Can Google Analytics be used to track email campaigns and purchases from those users?

We distribute emails to customers about new upcoming courses. We would like to track how many users arrived on our web application from the emails and ordered a course. Would Google Analytics help us ...
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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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Why do I get so many visitors from Germany?

This has bothered me for a long time as it puts my sites bounce rate up. I am based in the UK and my business covers this country and no others, so I have never advertised outside of the UK but for ...
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Completely disable Google Analytics at sites.google.com

I don't have Google Analytics account and don't want to use it on my site at sites.google.com, but nevertheless Ghostery shows that Google uses their own Google Analytics. Is it possible? Or is it ...
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See goal conversion for before I created the goal?

I just created a Goal in Google Analytics. The goal creation/admin page shows: This Goal would have a 35.71% conversion rate based on your data from the past 7 days. Problem: Despite what ...
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How to track demographic info of child (under 18 years old) website users?

I'm used to using Google Analytics and Hitwise to get demographic info (particularly age) of a websites' users. Neither of these track users under 18. I know it's unlikely for a range of reasons, but ...