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 E-Commerce tracking not working

I got 9 successful transaction but I can see only 2 in google analytics. I do redirect to https while I get payment that I doubt about it may cause but not really sure while e-commerce tracking ...
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Is it legal for a developer to claim ownership of a clients' analytics data? [closed]

We are working with a client who is having his analytics data held hostage by his previous developers. They are claiming that their contract states that they own the data, but I'm wondering if showing ...
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What kind of web traffic doesn't show up in Google Analytics?

We are advertising through a display ad network, and found that the traffic they claimed to be sending to our website wasn't showing up through Google Analytics. As an experiment, we set up a test ...
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How to set up Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) for a site?

I have a website and I have an AdSense account as well. I have integrated AdSense and ads are also getting displayed (480 x 60). Somewhere I read that I can manage the ads that are being shown in my ...
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Google Analytics: Disable tracking for country/region

I'm using Google analytics on a small business website from Germany. Today I noticed 86 visitors from Palo Alto on a Sunday. No matter where they come from and why there are visiting the site, they ...
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Run Google Analytics reports across multiple accounts / properties

So I have a single login for Google Analytics that tracks multiple accounts with multiple properties as so. Account 1 Property A Property B Property C Property D Account 2 Property E Property F ...
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Does Link Target using “Blank” cause increased bounce rate in analytics report?

I am just wondering whether it is so and when I should use target="_blank" and when not? I used to use target="_blank" for most of the links of my site and in few places on net, I found people talking ...
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Google Analytics Kiosk: URL that compares current month to last, and is permalink

We have a kiosk that runs all the time. We display the overview report with this month vs last month comparison. But I have to come in and refresh the page and reset the period every day. Is there ...
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Google Analytics and multiple sites with combined stats [duplicate]

I have about 40 sites (similar structure just different verticals/content). Example: site1.com site2.com Is it possible to see the stats of all sites within one property? I was thinking of doing ...
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Unique Visitor count increases when pages are excluded [closed]

For a date range greater than one day the total number of Unique Visitors is greater when I exclude pages ending in "foo" than when I look at all pages. The difference is ~4%. Why would this be ...
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Tracking between blog and webshop on same domain

I have a webshop (Magento) on mysite.com. I have a blog (wordpress.org) setup on mysite.com/blog My goal is to setup tracking in such a way that I can see data for the blog and separate data for the ...
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: ...
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Google Analytics Event Tracking. When is too much?

I have been given a project document that outlines a huge amount of event tracking through Google Analytics. It has things like: Carousel navigation events jQuery tab clicks Random link clicks Menu ...
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How to track events or e-commerce sales that occur later using Google Analytics?

Here's my problem: I have a static site with Google Analytics tracking code. To buy one of my services, users call me, and when their order is ready (many days later), I send them an e-mail link to ...
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Using Google Analytics to Track Stats Only for Visitors (Not Visits) Who Converted

I'm having trouble setting up the right Google Analytics reporting for my website. I want to know the "Total Visits", "Pages / Visit", and "Avg. Time on Site" (I'll call these "stats" from now on) ...
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How much traffic isn't reported by Google Analytics?

We keep finding inconsistencies between data in Analytics and the reports we get from other sources. In general, we notice about 40% less pageviews in Analytics than elsewhere: Correlating number of ...
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Google Analytics Filters not removing traffic from other domain

We have a frustrating problem where someone copied our site code including our Google Analytics code. So we are getting stats logged from their site which is very frustrating. I have setup 4 Filters, ...
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Tracking multiple domains under subdomain

I need to setup a Google Analytics code for one website with multiple domains, but they are in form of subdomain.**foo**.com subdomain.**bar**.com Subdomain is the same (it doesn't really matter ...
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How can I distinguish between two files with the same name in Google Analytics?

I've got two index.html files for different subdomains (www. and gametimer.smartersoftware.de). I have enabled sub-domain tracking in Google Analytics and posted the corresponding script. However, I ...
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Why would Unique Visitors and Unique Visitors (All Visits) be different in Google Analytics?

The Unique Visitors metric on the Google Analytics home dashboard is showing different values to when 'All Visitors' is selected as an advanced segment of Unique Visitors. My understanding is that ...
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Google Analytics: Track user from opening email to following link to finishing form

We track the opening of our marketing emails by using the utm.gif image which works well. But, we would like to see how many users go from opening the email, to clicking a link within the email and ...
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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 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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Google Analytics traffic sources shows 538 visits with 0 pages / visit

I'm looking at my Google Analytic traffic sources report, along with the 'landing page' secondary dimension. Under the source '(direct)/(none)' there's a landing page called '(not set)' which has 538 ...
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Best practice for Google Analytics on a mobile site

I have a new mobile site which sites on m., m.example.com What is the best method for integrating it's Google Analytics data with the existing data I have. I want them together so I can easily see ...
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Google Analytics - include filter not working

I just added an include filter this morning in my domain (test.org). I have: Custom Filter > Include > Request URI > ^/test-a/46212$|^/test-a/46212|^/test-a/46315 Now after I go to Content > Site ...
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Which one of the Google Analytics stats should be my top priority to improve SEO: visits, pageviews, bounce rate, new visitors, or visit duration

My site is getting a lot of traffic from an image (a company logo image) because this image is ranked 1st in Google search results for a company's title. (I have no idea how that happened.) This ...
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Google Analytics track transfer to sister site as not an “exit”?

I have two domains (i.e. example.com and foobar.com) and I have separate Google analytics properties for the two domains, but since I own the two (and they link to each other), I would like to know ...
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Cumulative visit by hours in Google Analytics

I am tring to compare 2 different days hour by hour, (but cumulatively) For example comparing the total visitor count by 12 o'clock today, with yesterday. How can I find out what was the total count ...
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Changing default date range in Google Analyics?

Is there a way to change the default date range of 31 days in GA? After changing it and clicking apply, only the current report changes? Next time I use GA, 31 days again??? Here is documentation ...
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In Google Analytics's social reports, how can I look at the opt_target parameter used by _trackSocial?

After implementing social interactions tracking using _trackSocial, how do I look at the opt_target parameter in my reports? I can only seem to drill down to social source and action. For example, I'm ...
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What is the correct way to track carousel click through using Google Analytics?

I have a simple carousel with multiple slides on our home page, and I want to use Google Analytics to track how effective each slide is. What is the correct way to do this in GA? I could use: ...
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Will Google's decision to encrypt all searches from Chrome mean that we lose all keyword data in Google Analytics?

Context. At the end of 2011 Google announced that they would start encrypting searches for logged in users. What does this mean for sites that receive clicks from Google search results? When you ...
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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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How to separate data from subdomains in Google Analytics?

I want to split my data from different subdomains in Google Analytics. I know it's possible to do it using different profiles + filters, but when you have a ton of subdomains, it's almost impossible ...
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Using google analytics goals to optimise goals in adwords

We have set up goals in analytics to do with time on site, we also have an adwords campaign running, i noticed in adwords you can set up a conversion in adwords. But this only works by putting code ...
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How do I analyse clicks on duplicate links in a page with google analytics?

At the moment in google Analytics when I view the in-page analytics section it shows the % of what's clicked on a page. Different links that go to the same page are currently registered as the 'same' ...
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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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Google Analytics - comparing metrics for different cities approach

I receive traffic from a number of different cities across the world, these being: Washington, Bratislava and Belfast. In Google Analytics, I would like to be able to compare a variety of metrics ...
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Tracking pages without analytics code

Do you have an idea how Google can track pages on the server without analytics code? The folder is prohibited by robots.txt too! I can see the URL of those pages on the real time counter.
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Define page load time

Google Analytics reports our site to have an average page load time of about 4.5-6 seconds. Naturally, this sounds as a concern. However, we never see these page load times when the page is ...
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facebook ad metric vs google analytics metrics

My facebook ad metrics shows me a number of clicks in my ad. Also my google analytics is tracking the facebook ad source, but the number of clicks in my ad is almost 30% bigger than the number of ...
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Sites bandwidth exceeded but no increase in traffic?

One of my clients sites has exceeded its 6000mb monthly bandwidth quota. I checked Analytics and the site has not had an unreasonable amount of visitors (only 700 in the last month). The site has no ...
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Measure highest number of simultaneous visitors via Google Analytics

Is it possible to find out via Google Analytics the highest number of simultaneous visitors at any given time?
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One variant receives way more visitors than the other (Google Content Experiments)

I've been running a number of A/B tests using Google Content Experiments, and have had the same problem across all the tests I've run in the last couple weeks. One variant (the original page) receives ...
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Google Analytics Code not tracking my Blog hits

I have installed Google Analytics Code on my blog but i am not able to register any hits on my blog for a while now. The code works perfect on my Website at http://mink7.com
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Why are there differences in data between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools?

Why are there differences between Google Analytics And Google Webmaster Tools in external links data? Generally this data do not coincide with each other.
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Number of hits report in Google Analytics

Can I create a custom report in google analytics to show me the total number of hits on a specific website? By "hit" I mean any item on the page that needs to load in order to view the page correctly. ...
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Analytics reports multiple different screen resolutions for (apparently) a single visitor

I have a site with only a small number of visitors. Using the "days since last visit" dimension in Google Analytics I thought I could work out a flow of individual visitors from day to day: Date ...
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Google Analytics account transfer

Is there a way to transfer Google Analytics account from one account holder to another? The original account holder was managing the site via MCC. That person is no longer associated with the ...