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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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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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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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Google Analytics not same with my database records

I got a website which will track all the post's visitor view and store each of them in a table with IP address, referrer website and user agent. But I found that in one day I got 100+ rows (pageviews) ...
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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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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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Google Tag Manager push event to Google analytics

When I used just Google anylytics I simply pushed event like this: _gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'Category', 'Action', 'Opt Label'); So now I switched to Google Tag Manager. I added new tag Google ...
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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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Google analytics custom referal codes

We target is to view conversion reports based on traffic source, but google analytics show me only macro sources of traffic - like Facebook, Youtube, direct and so on. But i need more details. I give ...
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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 - Custom dimensions [on hold]

I have been using Google Analytics (GA) for the last few years and now I am planning to use it in more detail. I have an online quiz on a website (let's say 4 questions) and I would like to track the ...
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Does Google Analytics give distribution of time on page for a specific set of pages? [on hold]

How to use Google Analytics to get a distribution of time on page for a specific set of pages?
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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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Where do I find missing query string paramters for Google Analytics in Chrome Dev Tools?

I can't find standard Google Analytics paramters in the query string of the collect image that sends the param-value-pairs to my Google Analytics account. In the network tab of Chrome Dev Tools I ...
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Custom “WhatsApp” Channel does not work with Default Channel Grouping

I have a GA account, where someone added "WhatsApp" to the Default Channel Grouping like so: Looking at the Acquisition > Channels report using source / medium as a secondary dimension and filterd ...
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What is a confidence threshold of 95,0% in Google Analytics Experiments?

In Google Analytics Experiments you can Set a confidence threshold 95.0% (or 99,0% or 99,5%). The documentation says: Set a confidence threshold: The minimum confidence threshold that must be ...
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Is it possible to track an event without increasing sessions?

We recently added some tracking to our email templates to fire an email -> open event when an email is viewed. This looked like it was working very nicely but we've subsequently realised that it also ...
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How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics?

How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics when looking at reports, using segments or something like that?
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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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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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how to have 2 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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Google Analytics: Count users who had more than X unique pageviews

I have an event fire when a user has opened his 6th page. When I segment by user with the condition 'Unique Pageviews per user > 5', then the number of users it returns is much bigger (3-5 times ...
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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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Google Analytics Country has more Page Views than Sessions

I have a custom report set in Google Analytics and when I view the metrics via Country, it's telling me the lowest page views didn't have any sessions but a small number of page views. I'm trying to ...
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How do I look at what landing page is bringing me sales on ecommerce?

I'm using shopify so the ecommerce tracking is already set up and working well. Now what I what to know is which landing pages are making how much money and % of people adding to cart. Once I have ...
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How do I link a company's Google Plus site to the company's Google Analytics?

Is there any way by which I might link a company's Google Plus site to its Analytics properties? The client wants to track traffic on the G+ site via Analytics. Thanks!
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Google Analytics Goal Destination Regex

I'm using a destination goal in Google Analytics to capture region specific success pages (like /en/contact-us/thanks.aspx and /de-DE/contact-us/thanks.aspx), but I would also like to set up a goal ...
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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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Request to join a Google analytics account

Is there a way to as to request someone elses google analytics account, if i dont know who the owner/manager is? or find out who that is via UA-id?
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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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Adwords Tracking Template URL requires Google Analytics vals?

When setting up an Adwords Tracking Template URL, do I need to include parameters that Google Analytics uses to track Adwords clicks? Or does google handle adding those? For example, if my tracking ...
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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.
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Traffic from Google News

I would like to create dashboard for all traffic from Google News. First filter is for referral this is simply (source) -> news.google.com but How I create second filter for organic traffic with ...
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Does Google Analytics track localhost activity?

I want to know if Google Analytics is tracking my localhost activity. We have the below GA tracking script on each page and are developing new features on our local machines. Is Google tracking our ...
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Google Analytics Content Experiments for non-simultaneous tests

I really like how Google Analytics displays the results of content experiments. However, it seems the tool only works for simultaneous tests. I'd like to use the tool without implementing the page ...
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How can I keep the vertical Y axis the same? Analytics

In Google Analytics, you can overlay one stat over another in the graphs that are drawn. For example, you can overlay "Avg. Page Load Time (sec)" over "Avg. Server Connection Time (sec)" (under ...
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Google Analytics Goal funnel setup not reporting correct numbers

We have setup a completion goal in Google Analytics, that should match steps based on the beginning of the URL. The setup screenshot: But in the funnel visualization the "Car detail" page is not ...
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Generate a report per company, broken down by user

I have a website that is used by different organisations. Each organisation has 3 different accounts that it's users use to login (for example admin, user, peasant). What is best method, using Google ...
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How to implement the first interaction model in Google Analytics for funnel reporting?

We use standard and custom reporting in Google Analytics. But for our reports we need to change the attribution model. In https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1665189 we have found that ...
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Will session level custom variables allow Google Analytics to report on more data than page level variables?

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
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Is GA wrongly tracking oAuth signup from Facebook and Google?

We have Facebook and Google sign-up on our site, which both create new sessions when the user is redirected for oauth. In GA, I understand (having read many other questions and responses) that this ...