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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How to find the customer's visit is from the Google Results Page

down vote favorite 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 ...
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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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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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Number of users changes when applying segments in google analytics

I noticed something odd when using session based segments and looking at the number of users in google analytics. When only using the "All sessions" segment for the month of august I can see that ...
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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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When do I fire Google Analytics checkout step actions?

I am not sure what numbers are above the bars: I setup check out steps in ecommerce setup like this: When someone finishes a step, I fire following code: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', {'step': ...
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Strange landing page tracked by GA user behavior

I have this strange issue but not sure how to solve. I will try my best to explain it in detail. I made a new landing page at http://example.com to capture early interest from online users. I then ...
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How to filter traffic from Google Maps/local searches in Google Analytics

Can you filter in Google Analytics the traffic that originates from the local searches as seen in the image below? EDIT: Added an image of the search results that I want to track separately.
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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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number of unique users fired a specific event using google analytics segments

I'm trying to find the number of unique users who fired the event of enabling the widget using Google Analytics. I created a segment based on the relevant Category and Action of this event but I'm ...
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What does the % new session metric in GA Content Experiment refer to?

My understanding of the GA entity hierarchy model is the the profile entity is the parent of the experiment entity. If you go to the content experiment dashboard, click the site usage tab in the ...
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Huge drop in search traffic - I don't see any reasons for this [on hold]

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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Missing Product Category data post migration to Universal Analytics

We recently upgraded a site from Google Analytics classic to Universal Analytics. In classic the Product Performance report had a dimension for "Product Category" in Universal the Product ...
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Why is session count shown rather than using count when requesting ga:users through the Google Analytics API?

I requested data thru the Google Analytics API with the following parameters: start date: 2016-06-14 end date: 2016-06-14 metrics: ga:users dimensions: ga:dateHour But looks like the result I get ...
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Create Custom Report - for what these Site Search Goals appears in metrics?

What does it mean - Goal 10 (Site Search Goal 1...) - about 20 items, Goal 2... - about 20 items, etc.? Ok, I understand what is Site Search mean. I couldnt understand, for what these Goals are if I ...
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Dead URLs from old CMS showing up in SERP. Wordpress not serving 404 when old links are accessed = old URLs won't die

Dead URLs from the previous CMS on this domain is displayed in SERP, most likely due to people still trying to access them through bookmarks or browser history. This traffic is picked up by Google ...
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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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Analytics - Where do my drop offs go?

I have a website set up with Google Analytics (through the Wordpress plugin "Google Analytics for WordPress" by Yoast). When I check out the visitors flow in Google Analytics, it shows something like ...
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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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When to separate Google Analytics properties?

In the Google Analytics help page https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2649554?hl=en Consider your long-term reporting goals and how they might affect your account structure. Create an ...
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Add UTM Parameters To External URLs With Google Tag Manager?

Is it possible to append UTM parameters to outbound clicks on links using Google Tag Manager? I've found many tutorials explaining how to track outbound clicks as events, but I need to append UTM ...
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Multiple Google Analytic property ids in One Google Tag Manager tag

Can we add multiple Google Analytic property ids in a one Google Tag Manager tag?
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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 ...
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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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What does it show on Google Analytics data if someone visits my website from the Facebook app?

As per my Google Analytics data, most people on my website come from: m.facebook.com / referral Are these people coming to the website from the Facebook iOS/Android app or m.facebook.com or both?
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How can I test different types of buttons with Google Analytics Tests?

A few years ago I did A/B testing with Google where I put javascript into my page and it displayed two or more versions of a code snippets. So I had ONE url with e.g. different buttons (green and red ...
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How do I properly set up Google Analytics to track conversions that start on my landing pages on a subdomain to the checkout page?

This is the current set up: I have a landing page hosted on a subdomain dedicated to landing pages (ex. lp.mysite.com/product-01 and lp.mysite.com/product-02). Each landing page has a Buy Now ...
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How to check Google Analytics Testing behind .htaccess wall?

I am implementing Google Analytics Test and I need to check if it works before we deploy it to live. But our staging server is behind a .htaccess security. So the Google check from Analytics does not ...
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How to have two properties in Google Analytics tracking the exact same thing?

It's so I can filter one of them to be only 1 campaign specific. Do I have to install the 2 different codes on my site? They are the same except for the last number of the UA code. That seems ...
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Is linking Search Console and Analytics as property owner by delegation possible?

If my email ID is added as a property owner of a website in Google Search Console and if I am an admin user of the same website in Google Analytics, will I be able to link the Search Console & ...
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GA ignores tags in utm tagged links

I have a problem with tagged traffic from one social network (odnoklassniki.ru). All links in our latest posts are tagged and shortened by URL shortener of odnoklassniki (shortened link looks like ...
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Is it possible to have different filters in each tab in the same custom report?

I'm building a custom report using google analytics, a report that has 3 different tabs. I want to apply a different filter to each tab but when I change the filter in any of them, it automatically ...
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Filter SharePoint Sites in Google Analytics

I am trying to create either a dimension or a custom filter to show Clicks per SharePoint site? Is this possible?
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Google analytics Real time continously showing visitors from one location

I have two sites about tablet pc. In "Real-Time" option in Google analytics, both sites at any movement of time shows active visitors from Putney which is located in UK. One the site is mytabletguru....
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How can i find out which subdomain is bringing majority of traffic in Google Analytics

I have around 20 websites on 20 sub-domains , all are using same Google analytics tracking code for tracking hits. One of the site i.e. sub-domain is getting lots of hits, i would like to know more ...
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GTM Universal analytics events don't show up in Google Analytics.

The Universal Analytics event tag that I have created is fired. It shows up in the Analytics Debugger as well as Network setting in developer options. But these events do not show up in my Google ...
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How to track number of events per unique user on Google Analytics

We have an application that tracks the event where a user marks a 'post' as a favorite. In Google Analytics, I can see how many times the favorite-event has been triggered, and I can find out how many ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Analytics: Consolidation across devices and applications

I use different Google Analytics properties to track separately: Blog Website iOS app Android App I am looking for a way to combine all these trackers to see a global view of my analytics. The ...
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Google Analytics Filters: Hide Multiple Subdomains

So I have several views for the subdomains I want to track and the site as a whole. What I would really like is to create a view where it excludes all subdomains - the problem being I don't have a ...
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Adding Google Analytics and Indexing

I have a particular website that I want to add Google Analytics to, however I don't want it to get indexed because of that. Will adding Google Analytics make Google start indexing my site?
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Visitors coming through redirectors (tinyurl, ask.fm) are wrongly displayed in server's country [Tried META Refresh and 301 redirect, unsuccessfully]

I get visitors on my website from redirections, for instance tinyurl.com or ask.fm (Ask.fm does a redirection automatically when people share a link). In Google Analytics, all these visitors are ...
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Can organic traffic be spoofed in Google Analytics the same way as 'Refer spam'

Ive recently seen a large spike in organic traffic to a website in Google Analytics, to diagnose the spike ive done / will do (will do becuase some of the data is not available yet) the following : ...
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Measuring if I actually need to put my images in to a CDN?

I am currently evaluating adding CDN capability to our website. I know however I do not want to go through the effort, or pay the cost associated unless I can measure the improvements. So therefore, I ...
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How can I get a breakdown of Windows 32 bit vs Windows 64 bit visitors in Google Analytics?

I am trying to find out how many of my website conversions are from users running on 32 bit or 64 bit Windows operating systems. I can't seem to find this in GA no matter how far I drill down. I can ...
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I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. why?

I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. The has mp4 file. we need to implement anything? please give me the solution.