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Solutions for filtering dynamic IP addresses in Google Analytics?

Without a static IP address from your ISP, what solutions are people using to filter their own web traffic through Google Analytics to help improve the accuracy of the data? I get the reasoning and ...
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Why would certain metrics drop in half while others double? (iPad only)

I'm a developer on a website. Normally I don't work with analytics much, but we rolled a recent update that's causing a strange traffic situation and I've been tasked to investigate these Google ...
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SEO - My web page ranks by images but no by content

I have a page with original content which only ranks my images but don't rank the articles. The images appears in SERPS with an interesting graphic of impressions: As you can see in picture I've ...
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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

We are using tracking software that reports how many clicks advertisement links on our website get. This is not matching with the stat given by Google Analytics. Does Google Analytics track sessions ...
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How not to use Google Analytics cookies on Blogger?

I just noticed of a blog powered by Blogger which doesn't store any cookie, and therefore, doesn't need to show the annoying cookie popup. Checking Blogger options, I don't see anywhere where to get ...
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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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Getting specific stats by page URL

I am sort of new to Google Analytics. I would like to get stats on how many people visit certain state listings for example my URLs are: http://example.com/listing/NY http://example.com/listing/FL ...
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Can you see IP addresses of visitors to your sites.google.com page?

I read the question How can I find the IP address for my visitors in Google Analytics Universal reports?, but wasn't sure if it applies to sites.google.com
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Google analytics advertiser features policy

I am interested in using the demographics and interest reporting in Google Analytics. I have turned on the Enable Demographics and Interest Reports option in the property settings for one of my ...
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How do I replace caps in URL in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics account for a site I now am helping with. There is a history where no filters were applied and I would like to apply a filter to make all the URLs lowercase to match them up. ...
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How to put Google Analytics event tracking on a Norton SSL Badge

I'm trying to place a GA Event tag on a Norton SSL script that is running in the footer of the site but I am unable to get it to log to my GA account. The tag works with a Comodo SSL when I place it ...
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How do I replace caps in URL in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I have a Google Analytics account for a site I now am helping with. There is a history where no filters were applied and I would like to apply a filter to make all the URLs lowercase to match them ...
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How I use Google Analytics to produce a report for each franchise (on a subdomain)?

I'm using one tracking code on a website for a franchise company with 122 franchises. Each franchise has it's own subdomain, ie: city.franchisecompany.com - the main "All website data" view shows me ...
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Google Analytics and Webmasters Tool configurations for multidomain site platform

I'm trying to build a multi domain site platform where, basically like Wordpress.com, where user can sign up for new site and they can post contents under different domain with other users. At first ...
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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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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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In Google Analytics, how to get acquisition data for a given landing page?

I would like to know how people are finding out about a given landing page. Is that possible? The best I could do now is to browse all acquisition data looking for possible entry points, e.g. ...
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In Google Analytics, how to get Queries and Landing Pages on the Dashboard?

I'm fairly new to Google Analytics and I can't figure out how to add Queries and Landing Pages to my Dashboard. The best I've done is add them to my Shortcuts.
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analytics: finding who contacted me

I have a contact form on one of my website's page and I would like to get statistics out of Google Analytics on people who actually used that contact form. I could check the exit page (/contact) but ...
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Can you use the same property with Google Classic Analytics (ga.js) and Universal Analytics (analytics.js)?

Is it possible to use both Google Classic Analytics (ga.js) and Universal Analytics (analytics.js) with a single Google Analytics property? I have a few related sites that share a Google Analytics ...
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how to translate Google Analytics from marketing-speak to tech-speak? [closed]

Back in the dinosaur days, I was the sole Webmaster for my organization (dev, admin, templates, etc) and I monitored usage stats with Analog. As we grew larger I focused on more dev stuff, and handed ...
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Identify Multiple Visits from Same Source / Medium in Google Analytics

I work at a reasonably large e-commerce retailer that's working on doing a lot more with Google Analytics. One of the things we're doing is tagging each individual user that hits our site with a ...
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What is forum20.smailik.org referral traffic?

In my Google Analytics real-time I now see a lot of visitors with referrer forum20.smailik.org This link redirects to http://www.aliexpress.com/ What does this traffic mean? (And should I block it?)
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Switching To Google Universal Analytics - Data Loss?

We currently have a marketing site that still has the old, classic version of Analytics installed on it. We also have a subdomain of that main site that contains the new, universal analytics ...
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Google Analytics for multiple sites

Is it possible to use a single Google Analytics account for a large number of sites, all with different domains? If yes, can I access data for each site using the Analytics API
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Cookieless subdomain with Google analytics?

I have a domain where I exclusively serve to www.example.com . A call to example.com just gives a redirect to www.example.com directly from apache2. Now I want to serve my pictures from ...
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How can I find the IP address for my visitors in Google Analytics Universal reports?

Does anyone know if/where I can find IP addresses of my visitors in Google Analytics Universal reports?
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Avoid inflated pageviews when iframing your own webpage?

I have some pages on my website that are intended for other users to embed those pages on their own webpages using iframes. My iframed pages have a Google Analytics tracking code and each time they ...
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GA Enhanced Ecommerce, transactions not tracking properly

This is referring to an ecommerce OpenCart site just for reference. I recently installed a new payment gateway for a client - Barclay's EPDQ - which takes the customer off of the site onto the ...
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Does the google bot re-crawl websites based on backlinks on the homepage?

I have a page lets say news.html on my website which gets a lot of hits through google and i can see from the cache on Google that the google bot crawls it quite frequently. Currently, the homepage ...
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Google Analytics Event Tracking Real-time

I am trying to use Google Analytics Event Tracking to monitor clicks on certain newly added buttons on my site. The Real-time Events report seems to show inconsistent data. The bar charts are getting ...
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How can I create a report for “trending pages” in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to generate a report that shows which pages are getting visitors faster today/this month/etc.
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Creating a filter in Google Analytics

I have a website, www.example.com. I have a subdomain, subdomain.example.com/ that contains all my website's landing pages. Do I have to add subdomain.example.com as a new property in Google Analytics ...
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QR Code Tracking with Analytics

We would like to track clicks on QR codes on behalf of a client. They have their own analytics account but we would like to track the clicks to determine whether a QR code is required on future ...
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Proper Campaign Tracking With Google Analytics

Let's say I have a link in an email newsletter like so: example.com&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pardot&utm_campaign=Autumn+Newsletter&utm_content=logo I am able to go into Google ...
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What is the percentage of users that block cookies in their web browser?

What is the percentage of web users that use either cookie blocking software for their web browsers or software that blocks Google Analytics tracking?
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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How can I track referrals from offline materials using Google Analytics?

My client is about to issue a bundle of offline materials (leaflets, posters, etc...) for distribution to various places for PR and marketing purposes. They've asked us to create a number of special ...
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Google Analytics, filter ALL but a few URL parameters

My sites is being bombarded with new and old URL parameters. At first I tried to add those to the list of excluded URL parameters. With that list now exceeding 200, I wanted to try and use a GA ...
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How to see the full conversion funnel of a customer

I want to be able to query which of my converted customers came from Google AdWords, or other similar paid campaigns, so that I can figure out whether or not my campaigns are successful. Ideally I ...
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Why do the majority of my Google Analytics referrals show up as “ad.doubleclick.net”?

We do not advertise on Google's network. The URLs of the referring pages in GA resemble those used to serve ads on my own page. What could be going on here?
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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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Exclude traffic in Google Analytics coming from another page than my homepage

In my site: https://sp-marketing.com I have 2500 employees that enter from: https://sp-marketing.com/soysp/ I want to exclude this page in my report, but I also want to exclude people who first ...
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Does referral spam really have a negative impact on my SEO?

In Google Analytics, more than half of my traffic is from referral spam. This has a dramatic impact on my bounce rate -- which many sources claim is strongly tied to search ranking by Google. I can ...
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How to stop Google Analytics Hacks? [duplicate]

What people are doing is basically taking the UA-XXXXXX code that you normally get with analytics, and they are generating calls against it. This is skewing my analytics stats. On top of that, in ...
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Are regexp advanced filters in Google Analytics Site Content reports supposed to be case sensitive?

When I apply a Matching RegExp advanced filter to a standard Site Content > All Pages report, the regular expression seems to be ignoring case sensitivity. The screenshot attached shows a very ...
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How to group language variants in Google Analytics' Users Flow

In Google Analytics' Users Flow, language variants such as en-us and en-gb are shown as different flows. As my website&marketing does not differentiate between language variants, how to group ...
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What is the best way to calculate an average bounce rate that is split between two tracking ID's in Google Analytics?

Say you were using one UA-ID for half a year and switched to another UA-ID in the second half of the year. How can you calculate the overall average bounce rate for the whole year? As far as my math ...
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How can I view the percentage of new users that get to a specific page in Google Analytics?

I'd like to know what percentage of new users get to the URL: /thankyou I've worked out how to find the absolute number of unique visits for new users, as follows: Under Behaviour -> Site Content -> ...
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Tracking multiple URLs as a single page with Google Analytics

I run a website where the user is able to create a bespoke page from a template, which is published with a custom URL. For example: http://example.com/customer-bespoke-url-1 ...