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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Finding out the cause of traffic change

I'm familiar with Google Analytics quite well, but still can't figure out how to do something that seems pretty basic. Let's say I have a traffic increase of 20% on a certain month. Let's assume ...
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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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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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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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Tracking email traffic to Facebook in Google Analytics

My company is sending an email to our lead file with a link to a Facebook contest app. I know that ExactTarget (our marketing automation software) has the ability to track links, but we want to see in ...
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Hashbang priority vs clean url

Hi I am a newbie in google analytics.I have implemented a site with angularjs and Rails.Because of the use of angularjs the url generated is with hashbang(#!) for eg:-www.abc.com/#!/xyz Now I have ...
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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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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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Can I fetch current user's search query coming from google on my website through any API [closed]

I was wondering, is there any API google analytics provide by which I can fetch search query for either organic or paid(adwords). By which I can decide what kind of content to show to that user. I ...
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Google analytics changes visitors

Yesterday 26 Feb. 2014 I noticed that Analytics stated that my total visits is about 350 visits. Today's, 27 Feb., morning I noticed that it recorded for the same day about 750 visits. Now, in the ...
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What is the EU Data Processing Amendment and should I accept it in Google Analytics?

The info provided by Google is sparse https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3379636?hl=en I'm an EU citizen but am unsure if I should accept it. Currently it shouldn't affect my GA but I am ...
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View referrals from one part of my site to another in Google Analytics

I have an online shop with a blog structured this way: Shop: example.com Blog: example.com/blog Both index have the same Google Analytic Code (UA). In the blog I write articles about some products ...
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Using Analytics and URL forwarding to count conversion rate in emails

Google analytics offers the nice feature of letting one know, where a user is coming from. We are currently sending out emails containing links to our website and I would like to know how many ...
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How Google ads add a pageview?

I'm having a trouble on my site. I have my own script which counts how many times the ads display in a page using PHP script, which always run every page refresh without any condition and it sums up ...
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Hign traffic but low alexa rank

Hy guys, I have an website for more than one year. (it's a blog with .com domain) I track my visitors using google analytics and I mention that I have an average of 7000 unique visitors/day. I this ...
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What is absolute unique visitor in classical analytics?

I have been coming across this term "Absolute Unique user". I can not find this in Google (Classical) Analytics. The closest definition I could find is this. Is this a newly added metric in ...
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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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Google Analytics : Is tracking status instantaneous?

I'm currently trying to setup tracking at my website. I'm trying to determine whether my tracking is actually working. It says Tracking not detected on the Google Analytics page. However, when I go ...
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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates ...
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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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In GA, how can I see which sites I sent the most traffic to?

There is the "Exit Pages" tab, but that only shows what were the pages where people most exited the website. Is there a place or configuration that could show me which external websites or pages my ...
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How to Unlock the Not Set Keywords in Google Analytics?

I am getting “not set” in keyword report section of Google Analytics data. May I know any method to retrieve the search terms/ keywords from the not set data? May I know what are the factors that can ...
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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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Google Analytics: How to track goal steps with events?

I am looking for a way to setup several goal steps that are not URLs. My funnel should look like: unique visitor interested visitor (visited more than 1 page) registration started user (event ...
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Error using In-Page Analytics report in Google Analytics

We are unable to use the In-Page Analytics report in Google Analytics because our site now redirects to a URL which is different from what is in our Account setting. Are there any workarounds which ...
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Is Google Analytics' User ID Web Tracking avaible?

I read here that you can set user id for new universal analytics. But The User-ID feature is currently in closed beta and not available to all users. Do you know how to get in this closed beta or ...
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Does Google Analytics influence Alexa rank?

Do the statistics seen in Google Analytics influence how Alexa ranks a site? Or does each service have its own rankings?
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Does Google Analytics show Bing or Yahoo search keywords under organic when traffic was sent by an affiliate?

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Is it possible to filter or segment an event on a user's eCommerce value?

Basically if you have an event set up, lets call it "Bought an Upsell", assume that it has all appropriate values set up, Action, category, label, value, noninteraction. is there a way to answer the ...
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How to get the number of visits by page, for pages from a website?

How to get the number of visits by page, for all pages from a website? (I use Google Analytics, and know how to create a report for that, but I only have the 10 first pages).
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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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Google Analytics: How to track on site search?

I just created a widget where I can see all the searches like in the screenshot. I use following filter regexp to get all urls I want see: q=([^&]+) But it's still too much information, because I ...
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Google Experiments - can you run across the entire site?

Is it possible to run a Google Experiment A/B test across an entire website, rather than just a single page and a variation?
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Automated Google Analytics Reporting Monthly Emails Only Showing A Single Day

I have configured a dashboard for Google Analytics, selected (using the date drop down menu at the top right) to show one months worth of data and have compared it to the previous month. I then ...
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How to create a Google Analytics dashboard widget that reports the number of unique visitors that didn't have any event?

I have a dashboard on which I want two widgets: Widget one: A statistics widget with the count of unique visitors that did not fire any event actions. Widget two: A statistics widget with the ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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How do I keep the hash (#) in a URL while using utm query strings in Google Analytics?

I've got a website that uses hash # to identify URLs. So URLs might look like: www.mywebsite.com/somepage.aspx#productname Obviously, "product name" is important here, and I need it to show up in ...
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Send additional product data to Google Analytics with Ecommerce tracking

Every GA Ecommerce transaction allows me to send just two variables, name and category, to describe each product. I want to send additional data to create more useful reports. For example, I have ...
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Use a GET variable to see a referrer in Google Analytics

I have a system on my site that sends an email to a customer with a certain url in it (not a private url, just the info they've requested). The format of this url is just straight on: ...
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How to make visits count on Google Analytics if someone visits my own JSFiddle on my website?

I'm a developer and I often write JSFiddles for example. I use Google Analytics on my personal website to monitor traffic. jsfiddle.net is not my own domain, but in a way, snippets I'm publishing on ...
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How can I make these Google Analytics numbers add up? (Frequency & Recency)

Here's a screen shot from Google Analytics. It's my last months traffic, and this is the 'Frequency & Recency' tab. So I believe that if I add up all the numbers under 'visits' I get 11,432, ...
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Tracking eCommerce transactions geographically in Google Analytics Universal

I've done a complete overhaul of our site and had to move our eCommerce transaction posting from the typical JavaScript calls of ga.js on our front-end to direct purchase processing on our back-end, ...
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Correct URL path for multi-site domain tracking in Google Analytics

I have a site https://www.example.com Also hosted on this site is a language version of that site, which has its own view in Google Analytics: https://www.example.com/de-de/ My question is, when ...
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Google Analytics e-commerce tracking - unique order id's

I sell an online piano course. It's a single product that uses a single thank-you URL. On this thank-you page I want to track a transaction of 69 euro, quantity 1. The transaction ID and order ID need ...
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Does having a multiple trackPageview properties affect the visit count in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to adjust for an error we had on our site when 2 of the same trackPageview properties was up on our site. Does having 2 trackPageview calls double the "visits" in Google Analytics? I know ...
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How to restrict Google Tag Manager click events to fire only when in a specific area of the page?

I'm using Google Tag Manager to track click events. These events are contained within a certain section of the site - within a div class="splash-slide-content" This div is not the parent div, from ...
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Is there a limit to the number of web properties one can create in Google Analytics?

I have a client account in Google Analytics. The client operates about 30 sites and I want to create a web property for each site under the umbrella central account. Looks like I cannot add more ...
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Create a macro for links' href attribute in Google Tag Manager

In Google Tag Manager, I'd like to track with an event label in Google Analytics the clicked links href attribute. On our front page there is a main Call-To-Action section that actually has 3 links. ...
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Sorting organic keywords by total conversions in Google Analytics

If you go to Acquisition > Keywords > Organic in Google Analytics, you can see a list of keywords that people searched for when search engines like Google sent them to your website. Now if you have ...
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Is a Google Analytics view updated when a filter is removed?

Several months ago a filter was erroneously added to a view for an entire domain. E.g. The view for example.com was accidentally limited to raresubdomain**\\.example.com, so almost no data shows up ...