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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Referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net . I don't have adwords running

I am seeing referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net in Google Analytics reports off late. They are very sparse but it's there. I am confused as I understand this may be referral from AdWords but I ...
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Google Analytics - relatively compare segments

Is there a way to relatively compare two different segments in Google Analytics over time? For example, I'd like to see the percentage of the segment mobile traffic (segment A) which comes from ...
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Allow parent site of iFrame to be a referral in Google Analytics

My website is advertised through various magazine websites. One in particular "links" to us by showing their website, a very brief header, and then our website displayed within an iFrame on their ...
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Google Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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How do I see the websites that users are coming from?

I'm certain that at one point I was able to look at a breakdown of inbound URLs. Now I can't find it anywhere! It seems like this would be a common use of GA, but I couldn't find instructions for ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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Tracking user experience/behavior on a website using Google Analytics

How can I tracking the user action on my website? What I want to do is track the user viewed product, and system will display the related product to the user. Any different between ga.js and ...
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Option for Integrating Google Webmaster into Analytics is Missing

I have been asked to integrate Google Webmaster with Google Analytics. I have been looking up tutorials but to no avail. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1120006?hl=en The above says to ...
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Tracking affiliate referrals and sales with Google Analytics events

OK this is my situation. I did a lot of reading about GA events and I'm not still quite sure how I will be implementing this. I have a website that is accepting affiliates. I sell lots of genuine ...
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Google Analytics Funnel With Steps for Google, Facebook or Twitter Login

I have a goal in my site for users to download some content, but they need to be logged in. So, if they are not the system prompts them to either login or register. For both these actions they can ...
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Recording custom variables to identify individual users with Google Analytics

I have been asked by our marketing department to add Google Analytics custom variable tracking to my company's website. As the website uses server side includes, modifications to the tracking tag roll ...
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Why would a page appear in Google Analytics with 0 pageviews?

Our google analytics site shows pages speeds (i.e. /User/1020120) with specific dates (19 March, 20 seconds to load the page). But the Page Views column is always 0 for those pages. How can the ...
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How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, "Screen Resolution" is a default dimension under Audience > Technology > Browser & OS reports, but pixel density is nowhere to be found. How can I use Google Analytics to ...
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80% of Website Traffic coming from Just one Town in USA - Strange?

For the last month, 80% of my total traffic was coming from just one Town in the USA. Here are the attributes: It is one of the richest towns in California in USA which defies logic since I run a ...
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What does it mean when Google Analytics says that a bug causes doubled visit counts that are automatically corrected?

When I logged into Google Analytic's account, I have set out this warning Google Analytic's says: Universal properties created prior to December 2013 may temporarily report doubled Visits counts ...
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Google Analytics content experiment vs. funnel visualization

I am running an experiment on one of the pages in my funnel (the "Choose shipping options" page). But the numbers on the different reports do not correspond. First, I am expecting the 70 entrances in ...
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Find visitors to multiple subdomains on single visit with Google Analytics

I'm working on a site that has quite the backlog of Google Analytics data for their site network. One of our big questions is whether people enter on one site and move to another (and if so, of ...
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Display custom dimension and events in Google Analytics Dashboard

I currently send events to my Google Analytics account with custom dimensions and custom metrics. I use the measurement protocol to send these events. I set a Dashboard with a widget per custom ...
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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...
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Do AdWords conversions only track AdWords visitors?

I have set up an AdWords conversion and put the conversion tracking JS code on a test page. However, I don't see any conversions tracked when I visit it. Does the AdWords conversion tracking only ...
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Determining Social Referrals in Google Analytics

I have a question about social referrals in Google Analytics: Firstly, When I go here: Acquisition -> Channels -> Social a significant portion of my Social Networks is recorded as "not set". Why ...
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Tracking multiple subdomains and domains going to the same site, separately in Google Analytics

I have a new site that has multiple top-level domains and subdomains all going to it: www.domain.com, campaign.domain.com, chicago.domain.com, domain2.com - all go to the same site/site directory. ...
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How to read Google Analytics events data?

My question is about Android application button press tracking, but I believe there is no big difference with button press on the web page, so I ask the question here. I would like to track user ...
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Random traffic sources on Google Analytics

According to Google Analytics, a lot of my traffic comes from random small websites. However, when I go on those websites, I don't see a link to my website. What's going on here? My first thought was ...
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Why is my google translate data not showing up in analytics?

I have a google translate widget on my website with gaTrack set to true and the correct gaId, but no translate events show up in analytics under content > Events > Overview after a week of the widget ...
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Google analytics and Adwords showing very different figures

In AdWords I have 1 advert running only. The landing page includes a querystring so I can track it. EG, www.mydomain.com/products?source=CPC I also use Google Analytics. For February I have approx ...
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Combine totals from two Google Analytics

I have multiple websites in Google Analytics. I can see a summary from the home dashboard of each site. How can I combine the count from each site, so I can see how many views, unique visitors, etc, ...
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Tracking Keyword user used to get to website

Is there a way we can add the ability to track what keywords the user has used to end up on our website? i.e. If they type in Software into google and our site pops up in the SEO list, when they click ...
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Defining pages by custom variable, reporting to Google Analytics

Does anyone know how I could add some information to my page (whether in a meta tag or some other way) to indicate to Google Analytics that a page is targeted to a certain segment? This is pretty ...
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Google Analytics - Identifying Bots

I've noticed over the last few days a massive increase in visitors, The thing is that it seems like a bot: Mozilla compatible user agent average 0 minutes 100% bounces Is there a way to find out ...
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Where to find GA Conversion tracking code in 2014 version?

In the newest version of Google Analytics (2014), where do I find the conversion tracking code? The following resource doesn't tell me and I can't figure it out. ...
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In Google Analytics, collect the site search query parameter only on a specific page

I've set up site-search for our main Google Analytics profile, which filters GET named "q". While this works nicely, it also collects data from our starting page (which contains a dealer locator which ...
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Google Analytics - Profile filter with more than one dimension?

I have identified some bot traffic in GA, but to filter it accurately I need to filter it by two dimensions, namely Browser and ISP To be clear, I don't want to apply both a filter to block the ...
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Why does bot traffic have a high (e.g. 100%) bounce rate in GA?

Since bots may request many pages at a time, why do they so often have a 100% bounce rate? It seem unlikely that they would only request one page, then leave for over 30 minutes, then request another ...
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I can't see the no Referral Exclusion List in Google Analytics

I'm trying to stop self referrals by adding my site to the Referral Exclusion list but I can't find it anywhere. I used this page: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2795830?hl=en-GB ...
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Does Google Analytics exclude Campaign traffic from Facebook in the Social reports?

For a while we have used campaign tags when putting posts on Facebook so that we can run campaign reports in Google analytics on those links. However it appears that traffic from those links are being ...
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Google Analytics conversion tracking - referrals from payment provider

I have a question regarding conversion tracking using Google Analytics. My client uses an external payment service provider - SecureTrading. Problem: All website visitors who would like to make a ...
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Exclude domain from Google Analytics account

Some fool has implemented their Google Analytics tracking snippet on their website with my Tracking ID meaning my GA account is receiving data that I am not interested in from a website I have no ...
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Can we use both Google Analytics (Asynchronous) and Google Analytics with Display Advertising code in same page

I have Google Analytics (Asynchronous) script <script type=”text/javascript”> _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXX-X']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { ...
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Discrepancy in Google Analytics reports for Audience vs. Page vs. Content Drilldown - Why?

I've been using Analytics for over a year now so I'm familiar with it though I'm haven't mastered it yet. Having said that, I need your help and guidance in regards with a discrepancy I keep running ...
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Get total for User Timings in Google Analytics

For an app in development, we need to track how much time our users (as a whole) spend watching content related to a specific entity. We're trying to do that with User Timings with category "Entity ...
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Total number of unique visitors Google Analytics report not correct?

If I download the numbers of unique visitors per day over a certain period and total them the result doesn't match with the total value in the report. Why? The numbers in the export file agree with ...
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Transfer ownership of abandoned Google Analytics account

The web team of a new client was fully responsible for the client's Google Analytics account, meaning the client didn't keep records of the account. Now that that web team has gone under we are trying ...
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Measuring percentage of visitors connecting over https [duplicate]

Does Google Analytics expose information about the connection protocol used by site visitors? I don't see any option in the customization section... is this something I'd have to use a custom variable ...
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Analytics - Total events divided by number of unique pages?

I am using Google Analytics events to track keywords on my articles - not necessarily the best system I know but there are too many for variables I can't easily change it right now - and I would like ...
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Does “Service Provider” dimension correspond to “ISP Organization” filter in Analytics?

I'm trying to create a filter based on "Service Provider" dimension (Audience > Technology > Network), but there is no such filter field, only "ISP Organization" (and there is no such dimension in ...
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Social Referral - Weebly

I'm getting a lot of my social referrals from "weebly" which is not a social media site. Also the number of new users is zero. I'm guessing this is myself. My question: Why does GA count Weebly as a ...
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“manage brand terms” option in GA

As of today I have a new setting in one of my Google Analytics Accounts in Admin->Channel Groupings which is called "Manage Brand Terms" (see screenshot). I have not found documentation for this ...
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How do I set up a goal for an event, and only show the number of events?

I'm completely new to GA, so this may seem like a silly question I have a page with a button, the button doesn't do a redirect, so I added an event for that button. The event tracking is working ...