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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Lowering AdWords bid to increase profits, does that create a low quality score and high CPC? [on hold]

I am a bit new to this game but here is my dilema. Say I have £1200 to spend this week on AdWords. £200 of which i bid highly in my local area as the conversoin rate is very high. The other £1000 is ...
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Can one create a new goal for previous AdWords visitors if they now go to the goal page?

I know you cant create goals retrospectively in Analytics and AdWords. But I have been converting most of my AdWords customers in my showroom, not online through the ecommerce part of the website. I ...
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

I have two sites, a website and a web application. Both the site and the application uses the same Google Analytics tracking code, and I then use filters to show data for the site and the app. I am ...
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Google Analytics - Referral Exclusion List Not Working

I'm managing a Google Analytics implementation on a fairly large e-commerce site. We're a big enough site to have multiple subdomains... So, we have: www.ourshop.com www.community.ourshop.com ...
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Determine transactions from users who visited a specific page

I'm hoping to confirm my understanding how how segments work in Google Analytics. I've created a segment with only the following Condition: Page - contains - r=hp Will this segment include any ...
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Get geolocation and city name via Google Analytics API

I'd like to extract a the name of the city of a visitor and preferably also the geolocation (latitude + longitude) of those visitors. Is this possible via the Google Analytics API and if so, how?
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How to exclude traffic based on geographical location in Google Analytics

I see a lot of traffic coming from 1 city in a country on which my site is not even focused. I also know it's not a real user, so I want to exclude all traffic coming from that city in my reports, ...
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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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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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In Google analytics, how do I see the paths through my site that users took to get to a page?

On my site I'm currently trying to work out the typical paths that users follow within my site in order to get to an end result of a certain page. I have discovered how to use landing page- to see ...
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Google Analytics/Chrome spying? [closed]

I just got to the bottom of a very weird issue. I noticed when I access certain pages on my website, then looked at my server, it was like I clicked on the page twice, or three times. I could not ...
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What is the proper way to determine revenue by page?

On our site we have some landing pages and some category pages with the same products on them. I want to determine which is more effective by looking at the pageviews and revenue generated for each. ...
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How to find the keywords that Google searchers are using to find my site [duplicate]

I have been using Google Analytics for some time and unfortunately it hides the searches that have led users to click into my site. Is there any reliable source where I could check the daily searches ...
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How to get rid of “Analytics Education” when logging into Google Analytics?

Each time I open Google Analytics reporting view, I am presented with their "Analytics Education" pop in: How to have this pop in closed by default please?
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100% bounce rate with non-zero average time in Google Analytics?

Getting this on keyword reports: 100% bounce rate, 1 pageview and average session duration 24 minutes. I've gone through all of my other analytics properties and this is the first time I see this ...
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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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I can't track page on analytics

I have a form on a page that I have received 78 responses from. When I try to find and track this page to see how many people didn't submit the form, I can't find the page in analytics anywhere.
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Graphing user sessions vs transactions

I'm trying to graph user sessions (or page views) against transactions on our website via Google Analytics. I can easily get transactions OR sessions to show up, but not both. In the picture below ...
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Link two Google Analytics accounts so purchases are tracked as conversions when users switch sites to checkout

I have 2 seperate web applications with 2 seperate Google Analytics accounts. Users can add items to their shopping basket on one site, and then transfer over to the 2nd site to checkout. Therefore ...
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How to get a more detailed Google Analytics report about a campaign

I'm running an e-commerce website and have a featured product block on the home page. When the banner is generated, the URL is dynamically assembled using the Google Campaign URL Builder guidelines: ...
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How to see the trend of “the percentage of organic search in all acquisition channels” in Google Analytics?

It's very easy to see how much of your traffic is from Search, how much is from Social and how much is from Direct and so on, like this: We can tell that 11.03% is from Organic Search. And after ...
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How are Google Analytic average column values calculated? (excel gives different results)

How does excel calculate the site average values in the generic behaviour report page? (i.e. average site bounce rate, %exit, time on page etc.) The values I get in my manual Excel calculations of ...
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GA - Understand why different numbers for - SEO > queries, SEO > landing pages and Organic traffic

Im having hard times trying to get conclusions about organic results. Data seems to not be consistent between panels. Checking the SEO - Queries panel I have the following pic: From the SEO - ...
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Compare values for a category in Google Analytics event tracking

I have event tracking setup on our Where To Buy form where the users enter the zip code they want to search for dealers. The event value is the zip code entered. What I would like to see is a graph ...
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Content Grouping Not Showing in Google Analytics

I am working on a Google Analytics project and am trying to implement Content Grouping. I enter the 'Admin' panel, and look under 'View' between 'Goals' and 'Filters' but 'Content Grouping' is not ...
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Analytics reporting all subdomains but not the main domain

My main domain is say example.com. Now I have a dozen subdomains and I have created Views for each subdomain with this filter: "Include only > traffic to the hostname > that contain" So for the ...
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How can I see a graph of Google Play referrals on Google Analytics?

I am able to see the referrals in the referral flow section. but I cannot find them again anywhere else. I need to see stats about each referral over time. Any way to so this?
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Report on a set of pages in Google Analytics by uploading a URL list

I have a site where I am trying to gather analytics on the category of a URL. For example, we have stories for both dogs and cats but the URLs for both stories are under "/animals/" I'm trying to ...
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Why is a local ip address the largest referrer in Google Analytics?

after 2 weeks of running Google Analytics on a site I see most of the traffic is coming from this IP address: 192.168.110.1 I've added a filter to exclude it now, but why is it there and could it be ...
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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. ...
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In Google Analytics, see when custom events happen during the same pageview?

Is it possible to get a report that shows custom event #1 occurred during the same pageview as custom event #2? Use case: Person views all slides in a carousel Person adds product to cart We want ...
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Duplicate Campaign Parameters Google analytics

I can't understand what i need to change to fix this issue in google analytics, i was playing with filters there but this error is still on google analytics Property mysite.com is receiving hits with ...
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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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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 - track which page was the source of a conversion

I want to be able to track which one of page A or page B (think: green vs blue background) triggers the most conversions in the end. Imagine 2 flows like the following (with URLs I guess it's ...
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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 ...