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 recording event based on <a> title attribute

I am declaring: var title = (typeof(el.attr('title')) != 'undefined' ) ? el.attr('title') :""; and then have the following: else if (title.match(/^"Matching Content"\:/i)) { ...
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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 shows many pages/visit and only a few visits

I'm trying to use page level custom variables but I'm getting weird results. Per each value of the variable, the custom variables report shows only a few visits (1-3), but many pages per visit ...
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Any alternatives to Google's clearPixel.gif 404 not found?

I recently noticed the following Google-related error on our website pages: GET http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/teracent_product_template_V1/clearPixel.gif 404 (Not Found) ...
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Setting Default Page for CodeIgniter Site WordPress in Another Directory

I'm the developer for a website with Analytics already set up and the Default Page is set to index.php. This is because it is built with the PHP Framework CodeIgniter. I'm confused about and have ...
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Unique visitors in real time in Google Analytics

Is there any way to get most recent unique visitors like in Piwik?
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Sub Domain Anaytics Tracking

I have a WordPress multisite with two sites. One at the main domain, and one at a sub-domain. I have Google Analytics running on both sites, and it is turned on to track sub-domains. See ...
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Google Analytics - additem for multiple skus in one call

I have an ecommerce site, when customers complete a transaction we pass the Google analytics calls for _addTrans and _addItem The _addItem call is made individually for each item ordered, so if a ...
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Universal Analytics and no Referral Exclusion List

With new Universal Analytics, every new referral value triggers a new session: How excluding referral traffic affects your data By default, a referral automatically triggers a new session. ...
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Real example of Google Analytics profile

I am going to make a deal with owner of some website, that he will pay me for redirection from my website if it will end with transaction. ASAIK, he should enable e-commerce tracking in his GA ...
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Why will Google Analytics not allow our URL?

In Google Analytics we're trying to add a property for each website of a WordPress multisite network. It works well for all of the sub-site but one. In the Default URL field we used the following: ...
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Google Analytics: recording successful conversion from website ABC.com to XYZ.com

Our website ABC.com lists many events and each event listing has a registration button that links to an externally hosted form on XYZ.com. XYZ.com is controlled by a vendor. Each form (e.g. ...
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Google Analytics Day/Week reports not matching - SUM(DAYS) != WEEK

I'm having a hard time understanding non matching data in Google Analytics. When I view unique visitors, and press the PER DAY resolution, I get a pretty steady picture: Although, if I click the PER ...
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How to set percentages of traffic for each variation in Google Experiments?

Is there the option to manually set percentages of traffic for each variation? How would you do it from the interface?
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Finding the search terms behind 'not provided'

We use Google Analytics to track the vistors to our websites, were currently putting together a big audit of our SEO and one of the things we want to see is what search terms are working for us. ...
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How to stop member login from showing as a bounce

I have a members site and I am looking for a way to stop users who just hits the home page then logs in from showing as bounce in the system? e.g. the user journey is something like. ...
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Google Analytics: How can 'Avg time on page' stat be larger than my 'Avg visit duration' stat? [duplicate]

I've been reading some about the difference between Google Analytics "Avg Visit Duration" statistic and their "Avg Time on Page" statistic. I've found many good answers, among them, this one. ...
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Cross domain tracking with new analytics.js syntax?

I am using Google Analytics and I am trying to set cross domain tracking for my website. I've read Google's cross domain tracking guide, but I am confused as to how to implement it properly. The ...
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Google Analytics scheduled email reports: naming multiple attachments

I have a custom report set up with multiple tabs. When scheduling an email, it seems like you can only have the current "view" added as an attachment (i.e. no option to email the entire report) - so I ...
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Where can I see my visits in Google Analytics?

Google Analytics seems to have changed overnight and I can't see visit counts. I can see pageviews, but not visits. Any ideas?
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Avoiding Personally Identifiable Information in Custom Variables in Google Analytics

We are currently logging the type of user via custom variables. The types are to do with the level of service they have - gold, silver or bronze or just a regular non-logged in user. Ideally what we ...
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Google analytics e-commerce tracking

I am having issues with Google Analytics eCommerce tracking. On certain days it the eCommerce tracking is returning a value of $1.00 of revenue which is impossible because it is a hotel booking ...
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Google Analytics: Can I track conversion rates from specific sources?

I'm looking around GA to see if I can find a way to track from specific websites and their progress on our website. I need to know the amount of people finding our marketing material on website A, ...
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Virtual Pageview Goal Funnel Not Tracking Correctly

I have an AJAX form that has three stages: 1. The landing page where a user fills out a form and selects between three question sets and clicks begin assessment 2. The assessment page, where users ...
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How to hide “all traffic” when plotting rows in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Compare referrer domains over time in Google Analytics without an “all traffic” line?

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Split testing only for a traffic from a particular country

How to setup up split testing only for the user coming only from a particular country in Google Analytics experiment section? I want to show a different page for all traffic coming from USA and ...
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Google Analytics: how to split traffic from Google search into different Google sites (google.com, google.fr, …)?

As 75% of my traffic are generated by Google search, I am asking myself if there is a way to split this traffic into the different local Google domains as google.com, google.fr, google.be and so one ...
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How to create a Funnel in Google Universal Analytics?

The tutorials all say to do it on the Goals page, but there is no UI for Funnels on the Goals page for me.
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Google Analytics property permissions

I have a Google analytics account that contains 20 properties with only one login to all those properties. I'm trying to give permissions to a client for only one of those properties. How do I give ...
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How can I tell if Windows 8 users have a tablet or PC

We have had some complaints from users who are using Windows 8. I'd like to use Google Analytics to review the behavior of users depending on whether they are using Windows 8 on a tablet or Windows 8 ...
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Connecting Google Analytics with Custom Search Engine AdSense

I have a Custom Search Engine that I've created with AdSense. I've put that search engine as a site search in my Google Sites page. I've connected both the Custom Search Engine and the Google Site to ...
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Why is Google Analytics saying that I got 5 clicks for each query?

I have two websites, which I have been tracking with GA for 3-4 months now. In either of the site's reports, I have lots of queries shown in Traffic Sources -> Search Engine Optimization -> ...
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Google Analytics Site Speed - iOS not being sampled

I'm looking at a breakdown of site speed by operating system in Google Analytics to get a sense of mobile vs desktop load times. The problem is that it looks like GA doesn't really collect speed ...
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Google Analytics Avg. Page Load Time for Safari

Has anyone had the same problem that page load time of Safari (and Safari only of the major browsers) results in 0.00 all the time? Looks like data for Safari is not registered, both desktop and ...
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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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Where do hits on “/ga/abpages/…-original.html” come from?

I am currently developing a website as a side-project. There's really nothing on it, and for the past few months the site has been online I've been getting no traffic except for that which I generate ...
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Google Analytics : Custom Campaign using old Tracking Profile

From the reference link, I know that links can be better tracked with Custom Campaign attributes. However, I don't find the options in old Google Analytics profile. How can I enable the feature in old ...
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Google Analytics Request URI to Event advanced filter

I have a query string attached to a Request URI. Whilst I can see this data within the pages report and it works, I was thinking about setting up an advanced filter to convert the request URI to an ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I graph direct traffic vs Google referrals?

How can I graph direct traffic, versus referals from other search engines (in particular Google)? I can kind of get what I want by using the "Plot Lines" function, from the Traffic Sources > All ...
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Google Translate data tracked with gaTrack is not showing up in Google 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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How can I track clicks on various links pointing to same redirect using Google Analytics?

I'm doing a marketing campaign for an app where I'm targeting different schools. I want to know how many people have clicked on each link. The number of schools is pretty big, so I don't want to ...
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Excluding Internal IP's using Advanced/Custom segments

So for my organisation, I need to retroactively report on traffic to areas of my site that were not previously filtered by IP (we have a new filtered profile set up now). My question is, how can I ...
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Google Analytics: Time on site by day's hour?

I want to know this: 0 am - avg. time on site = Xmins 1 am - avg. time on site = Xmins 2 am - avg. time on site = Xmins 3 am - avg. time on site = Xmins 4 am - avg. time on site = Xmins 5 am - ...
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A “tracking pixel” through Google Analytics on a page not on a website

Question for you - I have a website, and we're sending people off to a checkout, which is on another server and domain. We have GA installed on our website, and would like to (if possible) also add a ...
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When using Google and Facebook for social login, how to prevent misattributed session referrers and goal conversions in Google Analytics?

I am seeing quite a few conversions which have as source "accounts.google.com" (almost 40%). AFAIK, in the new Universal Analytics as soon as a user has a Referrer set a new session is started. So if ...
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Tracking subdomains in Google Analytics?

I set up a subdomain, and GA is showing traffic of the subdomain. However, going into Content section, GA is not showing pageviews of the pages of the subdomain. Instead, GA lumps all the pageviews ...
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Google analytics real time not showing source/returning visitors

Google Analytics real time doesn't seem to be working properly on a newish domain. Tracking code has been verified and we can see visitors in both real time and audience overview - but all visitors in ...
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Changing domains and Google Analytics

My website has moved from example.com to example2.com and now I have two questions: Although all pages in example.com are being 301 redirected to example2.com, why are my users now about 50% of the ...
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Google Analytics: Can I target utm_term in an Advanced Segment?

I want to track clickthroughs from emails using tracking URLs (eg crafted at URL builder). I'm planning out the various terms to ensure that I have max flexibility in future, and can accommodate, and ...