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filtering out excessively long views from google analytics

I have a landing page I'm watching pretty closely and I'm trying to track the avg view time on that page to see if it's going up or down based on changes. The problem is some day in December the avg ...
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Pull Google Analytics source info into email

I am trying to find out whether it is possible to pull Google Analytics source info (direct/organic/referrer etc) and include that in the email that is sent to us when someone enquires on our website. ...
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Merge database statistics into google analytics

A couple of sites I administer have this situation: Google Analytics is set up for regular traffic reporting I have some sort of cron tab emailing/logging weekly/monthly statistics like number of ...
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When is the best time to list a domain name / website in Google Analytics account?

I have just booked a domain name and it has only one page showing my Office Address (only text...no links) which I have already listed in Google Analytics after opeing my Google Analytics Account. ...
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Unique vs New Visitors “explanation needed”

i was wondering if anyone can help me understand the relation between the unique visitors and the new visitors terms in GA. Here is what i originally thought: Unique visitor = each user is counted ...
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How do I delete a goal in Google Analytics?

I am picking up a client's Analytics account and they have a large number of Goals set up that I want to delete. They don't hold meaningful data since the client misunderstood the nature of goals. ...
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How do clicks from Google Places show up in Analytics?

We've just implemented Google Places for our business and are getting a few hits through the mini-analytics that places have. But those are just a hybrid impressions, CTR chart. Is there a way to ...
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Sign up for Google Analytics without SMS verifcation

Is there any way to sign up for a Google Analytics account without having to verify the account via an SMS code? You used to be able to verify via an email code, but this no longer appears to be an ...
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Dashboard to aggregate Google Analytics, Facebook, YouTube etc tracking data?

I'd like to see as much tracking data as possible about my online presence, in one single dashboard - so views/conversions from Google Analytics data, the performance of my Facebook campaigns via the ...
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Google Analytics: Block Your Dynamic IP Visits?

I have a dynamic IP, which doesn't work for Google Analytics IP filtering. I read this post How to excludes my visits from Google Analytics? but don't see any code for setting the variable mentioned ...
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Google Analytics Goal tracking external referrals

I have goal tracking setup on my site for a target url. It works insofar as it tracks all pageviews on my site leading up the goal. But it doesn't appear to be tracking the external referrer that the ...
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merging Google Analytics data after subsite namechange

We have been using Google Analytics for several years. About a year ago, we moved our blog from blog.oursite.com to oursite.com/blog. Overall, great move. But now there is now way to compare blog ...
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Send multi channel funnel funnel-reports as email?

I intend to use Google Analytics multi-channel-funnels for keeping track of affiliates sending traffic to our site. I wish to send the affiliates an e-mail every week showing how many conversions they ...
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1 Google Analytics account or top-level domain + profiles for sub-domains vs. 1 account for each sub-domain

We have the following websites An online magazine Singapore edition - sg.abc.com The same online magazine Malaysia edition - my.abc.com Forums around the same subjects as the online magazine but ...
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Stop Google Analytics from appending hostname?

I've come across an Analytics profile that is appending the rest of a URL to the end of a page's path. For example when looking at the page that exists at http://example.com/page I would expect to ...
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See how one goal leads to another (i.e., how often downloading the demo leads to purchasing)

I have two goals set up for my site in Google Analytics: one to download the demo of my software, and the other to buy the full version. I'm having trouble getting statistics on how often the download ...
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Huge surge in direct traffic from one particular town

Last month I noticed that the direct visits on our site have increased by nearly 150% whilst bounce rate is also considerably up. After drilling down further I can see that we have had nearly 2000 ...
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My application's bounce rate jumped from 30% to 80% overnight

My application is provided as a service that is embedded in other sites. I have google analytics installed on the login popup dialog which is a page of my application, which is opened from the host ...
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Google Analytics: What is the limit of tracked pageviews per month?

I have been looking around to try and find some confirmation and clarity on the limit of pageviews that Google allow per month for a Google Analytics account. I have read that the limit of hits per ...
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Is there a way to see granular per-visit data in Google Analytics?

I've started using Google Analytics very recently and I'm a bit lost with the sea of options (have been using Sitemeter before for some time). I've clicked through the service a lot but couldn't find ...
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Visual sitemap generater [closed]

I'm looking for a something to visually create a sitemap for one of my websites. Id like something in a tree structure, so I have the hierarchical view of my site. A couple requirements I have ...
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Can I register / track convertions from my UTM campaigns

I currently got a couple of UTM campaigns setup with all the correct parameters to determine each campaign from another. The converting goal on my homepage is when a visitors creates a user profile. ...
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Analysing traffic sources in Analytics for Magento sales

Hi I have a Magento installation linked with a Google Analytics account. It works very well in that I can see conversions, I can see the products that are selling directly from analytics and I can get ...
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Can Google track my site without Google Analytics?

If my site doesn't install Google Analytics and I'm using the browser IE, not Chrome. Can Google track my sites? (collect data about how many visitors, pageviews, time on sites, bouce rate...) If yes, ...
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Does Google Analytics only count a Unique Visitor if he/she lands on the index (home) page?

Does Google Analytics only count a Unique Visitor if he/she lands on the index (home) page? What if the UV makes his way to a side-page of your site but never visits the home page (index page)? Would ...
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Get reports in Google Analytics for smart phones only (not tablets)?

I'm trying to use Google Analytics to see how mobile phone browsers are performing on my site compared to users with larger displays. If I click the 'mobile' tab I can see goal and ecommerce ...
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Tracking email via analytics

I need to do email analytics, aim is to create an endpoint where when user sends an email to contact@mycompany.com, the email is processed and data in email is used for google analytics conversion. ...
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Google analytics tracking flow from another domain

Is there a way to track the flow of Google Analytics from another domain using same UA code so that we can check the visitors flow? So if someone enters the google.com/hello and the page refers to ...
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Compare Frequency & Recency of users with Goal Conversion using Google Analytics?

With google analytics is it possible to look at goal conversion rates for visitors with their frequency of visits? So Id like to know the % of visitors that converted who only came to the site once, ...
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Google page events monitoring and analysis

I have read the Google page event documentation, but I am not sure I understand it correctly. I am new to Google analytics, and I have two questions: Once I have google analytics enabled for my site ...
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Google Goals process not working through similarly named pages

Well, I'm at a loss. I've ensured that my tracking script is in etc etc, and I've set up my goal and funnel path, but only the first step is ever being shown on the funnel. Goal URL: ...
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How does Windows 8 appear on Google Analytics?

I'm trying to figure out how many Windows 8 users are using my website. On Google Analytics, I don't explicitly see the number 8 anywhere in the top 10 Windows operating system versions. I don't ...
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May I face problems with expired domains in Google Apps / Webmaster / Analytics?

I want to buy an expired domain name. It was dropped 4 times before. Is it safe to buy expired domain name? May I face problems with Google Apps / Google Webmaster / Google Analytics if previous ...
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How to monitor traffic from domains forwarding?

I have suppose 10 domains all redirecting( using godaddy forwarding) to example.com. Is there a way I can monitor traffic from these 10 domains ? Probably some how in Google Analytics or some other ...
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where can I find the 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics

I believe there is a 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics, however I cannot find it and there is little to no documentation on this. Does this still exist in GA and, if so, what report shall I ...
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Issue tracking multiple domains with Google Analytics

I have 2 domains mydomain.com and mydomain.net which I'm trying to track with the same GA code. Here are the options I turned on: Subdomains of mydomain ON Examples: www.mydomain.com -and- ...
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Simple count visitors for front page for Joomla

We have a website with Joomla and we want to put a simple counter for visitors in front page of website, just the number of visitors. I use stat counter but the problem is that I can’t see all the ...
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Strange Google Analytics Results

I have a small website and usually I have a very normal number of visits/pageviews/length of visit such as 20/200/5 minutes but today I did a bit more advertising in my area and I had 40/1500/20 ...
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Google Analytics on a web farm?

Is it possible to use Google Analytics on a web farm so that it collects stats on what happened on each server in the farm? eg: Instead of visits, show visits per server (helps us check the load ...
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excluding URL query parameters and setting the site search query param in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics free account and would like to know if I strip "searchparam" out of your URLs as the site search query parameter, do I then need to specify "searchparam" in the Exclude URL ...
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www subdomain for my webpage

How many customer do I lose if my webpage is not accessible from www subdomain. Can anyone who has webpage analytics with large number of visitors provide me statistic how many users use ...
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Custom eCommerce tracking

I am selling different software on my website and am offering a 30 days free trial. Is there someway that I can track the trial in Google Analytics? (And maybe, after the 30 days run out if they do ...
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Is Google Analytics blocked in China?

Our site has recored significantly drop in visitors from China from Google Analytics recently. Do you have the same observation?
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Tracking logged in vs. non-logged in users in Google Analytics

I am building a social media site that is similar is structure to twitter and facebook.com where unauthenticated users who go to https://mysite.com will see a login + sign-up page, and authenticated ...
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how did Google Analytics kill my site?

Yesterday I created a google analytics profile for one of my sites and included the JS block in the layout template. What happened next was very strange. Within about 2 minutes, the site had become ...
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Google Analytics and direct access

Does Google analytics regards remote access resources as direct access? For example: Suppose: mysite.com and anothersite.com mysite.com has an image found at http://mysite.com/img/vip.jpg ...
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Disadvantage of creating tracking source

Is there disadvantages of creating your own link tracking source (Example: ?src=publication ) instead of using Google's utm_source? Two things that I see that it's an advantage using my own tracking ...
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what is the difference between ALEXA and google-analytics

this may sound kinda crazy.does anyone really know the difference between ALEXA and google analytics.and if it is recommended to use both in website
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How to correctly track the analytics when using iframe

In our main aspx page we have this analytics code <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-1301114-2']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', ...
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What is “undetermined” mention in Google Analytics?

Is there anyone who has an idea why I find the mention "undetermined" in the statistics keywords of my Google Analytics account. This mention seems to be associated only with my display network ...