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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Google Analytics - Pagehits from Paloalto, Coral Springs, Ashburn

There are days when I receive a very large number of page hits from areas in Paloalto, Coral Springs, Ashburn. I know these are not real hits because it is geographically incorrect and also totally ...
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Setup a separate view for traffic to a subfolder in google analytics

We just launched our website in Arabic language and would like to setup a separate view in Google Analytics to just view the traffic and all the other data for Arabic. The Arabic language is rendered ...
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Why is there no weather data in Google Analytics? [on hold]

I know that there are several good tutorials to get weather data to your Google Analytics data via custom dimensions. But since almost every business (online stores) should use such data and Google ...
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Some page of site are not index by google [duplicate]

I create my e-commerce site with PHP and Angular some of my page are not index by google i already searched alot but did not find any solution. Plz help to resolve this:
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Why do I get “irrelevant” URLs in the full referrer field in google analytics?

When looking in Google Analytics for referrers to a specific page, I use the following: Navigate to Behaviour > Site Content > All Pages Search and select the page that I need. Secondary dimension >...
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Create Event or Event-based Goal from Acquisition -> Social -> Network Referrals

My objective is to setup a Goal for Social Network Referrals (no need to track specific networks). From the Goal creation options it appears the only way this is possible is by creating an Event-based ...
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Attributing conversions to the first landing in Google Analytics rather than the most recent referral

I am new to Google Analytics and I would like to track a first step of our customer. So for example Customer1 visited our page on 1st of January 2016 from google / cpc. Then on 2nd of July 2016 ...
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Tracking PDF clicks that are also exits

I followed these instructions to use Google Tag Manager to track PDF downloads without having to manually add an onClick to every PDF link on our site and it is now tracking PDF downloads reliably. ...
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How to track site usage when Google Analytics is blocked?

What are some good methods to track usage of your websites when Google Analytics numbers are just plain wrong? I've found my internal logs don't match Google Analytics at all. I think ad blockers ...
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Why does Google Universal Analytics show more sessions but less pageviews than Classic Analytics?

I'm migrating a high-traffic site from Classic Analytics (ga.js) to Universal Analytics (analytics.js). Both setups have been running in parallel for the past few days: ga.js is hard-coded on the ...
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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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Google Analytics User ID view not tracking pageviews or events

I've implemented user ID and it looks like it give the data correctly. I can see user ID and their sessions. Anyway, what is not working properly is the ability to track pageviews and events. IN hte ...
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Embed Google Analytics Reports On Website

I want to embed Google Analytics charts into my website so that from the admin console I can view certain analytics charts without needing to log into the Analytics console. I have come across the ...
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Are search query statistics broken in the Google Analytics API?

I've retrieved search statistics of my website using Google Analytics API, and the results look quite strange. Groups named "(not set)" and "(not provided)" make up more than 99% of all search hits, ...
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Find out when and who added a site to our Google Analytics portal?

We have several sites and users on our portal, and I'd like to be able to find out who "owns" each site, as well as when they added the site. Is this possible in the portal somewhere?
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Google Analytics landing page (other)?

Most of my data about landing page says (other) and it seems like I really can't do anything with this data... When I try to see the source or medium for example, it simply returns a blank line with ...
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Track software use through google analytics by downloading links

I programmed a package for a proprietary software. I want to implement a feature that allows me to track usage of this package. My idea was to use google analytics and let my package call a link on my ...
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Google Analytics and html feed app

I have recently launched an app which is basically a html newsfeed of our mobile site. My question is will this affect Google analytics of our mobile site? I have been advised by the developers that ...
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Why should I track 'list' parameter on product detail page with Google Analytics enhanced eCommerce?

Regarding to this document I can send the Product Action List with detail or click. The list or collection from which a product action occurred. This is an additional parameter that can be sent ...
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Domain name appended to the end of every URL as tracked in Google Analytics

We have been tracking the content pages which are getting the traffic from different sources through Google Analytics for our website. Google Analytics append the domain URL after every content page ...
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Google Analytics not tracking conversion sources properly

We've been using Google Analytics' Model Comparison tool to track conversion sources but are missing data from our paid Facebook campaigns. It's tracking Paid Search Campaigns just fine (and not just ...
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Created channels don't appear in the list of active Google Analytics channels

In the default channel grouping, I've created some channels which are labeled like system and user defined. The green alert, which pops up after channel saving, informed me about the time gap of up to ...
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What Are 20 Common Reasons for Incorrect Pageviews

Having gone through a large number of unanswered questions on here as well as going through some new questions asked I have come across the fact that there are a surprisingly large number of questions ...
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How to pull unique visitors for specific property from Google Analytics API?

We have a help center setup under a property (help.example.com) which is separate from our main site (example.com) I want to pull the number of unique visitors per day for just the help center ...
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Google Analytics events being sent before pageview. Getting “Bad Event Tracking Code” warning

I just noticed an alert from Google Analytics saying: "Bad Event Tracking Code: (not set) entry present in reports..." After doing a ton of research on this, it seems that some of my events are being ...
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How can I add 'product' or 'category' as dimension to Google Analytics custom reports?

It is kinda wired, but I can not find product or category (product list) as a dimension in my custom reports. Nor can I find any other word that fits to these dimensions. How can I add product (...
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Google Analytics Campaign: Organic keywords

I have been looking at the GA Help section but it isn't very clear on explaining how keywords work. On the account I'm looking at I have found that the paid keywords and all campaigns match those ...
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Google Analytics A/B revenue testing when the test has a price change

I am currently working on a website, and we have just started an A/B test for revenue. I can not use exact details, but my question outline is as follows. Please note I am a developer, I am purely ...
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Google Tag Manager and Data Layer under the hood

I am really newbie in all this marketing stuff, so I understand everything much better on the software layer. Phrases like : "Add this script to your page directly after body tag and it will work" ...
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How to handle SKU & EAN product list performance tracking with Google Analytics Enhanced eCommerce?

Actually my question is related to this answer I wrote. And I do not know if this answer is a good way. I have following setup: product viewed in category list with SKU product added to basket with ...
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GWT finds non-existent urls and says they come from whitin

On our website, Google Analytics says the page http://www.example.com/culturel/index.php exists. But it doesn't and we return a 404 (visually and as a HTTP response). The correct page is: http://www....
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How to merge _ga unique strings in exit events

I have created an Event in GTM that fires on external link clicks. Tag Type Universal Analytics Tracking ID {{uaProperty}} Track Type Event Category Exit Action {{Click URL}} Label {{Page ...
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When should I distribute traffic evenly across all variants of an experiment?

Actually we test our trust symbols in our shop with an GA experiment. (all trust symbols vs. no trust symbols) Our last test run 16 days and declared a winner while it had only 0.26 % better ...
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What is Google Analytics Paid Search?

Actually I am struggling over a Google Analytics view (Acquisition Overview). There you have following results: Organic Search Generic Paid Search Branded Paid Search Paid Search` I know that ...
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See organic visitors per hour graph in Google Analytics

Is it possible to get a chart in Google Analytics that will show the organic visitors on a given day by the hour? I know you can do this for all traffic, but couldn't see how to do it for organic ...
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How to find the customer's visit is from the Google Results Page

As we are moving from the classic Google Analytics to the Universal Google Analytics for the marketing requirement, I need to find out from where the customer is coming from. If he is coming from the ...
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Should i remove ecommerce tracking after added enhanced ecommerce tracking?

I was using Ecommerce tracking tag which is ga('ecommerce:addTransaction', { 'id': '1234', // Transaction ID. Required. 'affiliation': 'Acme Clothing', // Affiliation or ...
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How to user regex to attribute referrer parameter url traffic to organic channel in Google Analytics

CMS is generating a referrer parameter at the end of the URL for clicks from the search engine. So most of the organic traffic is attributed to the Direct channel instead on organic. Here is an ...
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Google Analytic - unknown traffic/tracking

I create a GA ID at early June, 2016. UA-XXXXX-1 is for live site and i set the URL at GA was www.example.com UA-XXXXX-2 is for staging site and the url for GA was www.example.com/staging Then, I ...
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How to count newUsers per device ? Google Analytics

I am using google analytics in my ios/android apps. I need to count the following: new downloads : when user download the application from the store for the first time. reDownload : when user ...
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Removing query string parameter from Google analytics pageview report

My website uses a querystring parameter to track where on the site a user came from to access the current page. For example: http://example.com/my-page?source=header http://example.com/my-page?source=...
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Google Analytics not sending data from mobile

I have a website with a few webpages that have GA universal tracking code. When I visit the site from a desktop, I am getting the real time data absolutely fine as expected. However, when I visit the ...
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How to migrate old statistics to google analytics?

In our project we stored all users event data in our database for over one year , but it's not indexed. now we are going to use google analytics to store our analytics and analyze the report using ...
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Huge drop in search traffic - I don't see any reasons for this [closed]

I've built a website that's been slowly increasing its users/day and now gets about 3k each day. The site uses a database to fill in some fields on the page and is optimized to do well in searches (...
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Google Analytics: how to track search queries from search engine?

I can't find search queries report in Analytics, besides the one under the column AdWords. There used to be one, as this screenshot shows: I once read that Google Analytics no longer provide search ...
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How should I track user state and purchases in Google Analytics?

I want to track a simple subscription product with Google Analytics and need to determine how to best track (a) User State, and (b) Subscription conversion rate. At any given time, a user can be a: ...
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How to hide/archive a Property and/or View from the Google Analytics UI

I have many Properties for sites that do not exist anymore. I have many Views which may have old filters or otherwise aren't the View I use day-to-day. I don't want to delete these because they ...
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Are there any reasons to not to set speed sample rate to 100 in Google Analytics?

While searching for performance problems, I found out that we have several entries where our page load time is zero or extremly high (>150s). After a short research I found out that this happens ...
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Is it possible for Google Analytics to keep tracking even when the tracking code was removed if there is a parent tracking code present?

For quite a few years the University library where I work has used Google Analytics to track usage of our web pages. Recently I noticed it wasn't working. The code had some how disappeared from the ...
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According to Google Analytics 80% of my visitors are “direct”, but I suspect that isn't true, what can I do?

I have a small site representing a software hosted on github.io domain. I use Google Analytics. For the last week or so, I get this statistics at the user acquisition tab: Visits ...