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Traffic difference between sub-domain.example.com AND example.com/sub-domain

It is possible to create sub-domains for a website in these two ways: sub-domain.example.com example.com/sub-domain example.com is the main website. Between the above implementations is there any ...
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Best way to find out how many hits a site gets, without slow load times

I am building a translation website. One of my priorites is load times. Recently I added a Google Analytics tracking script, which provides exceptionally complex information about the site, but also ...
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How to track pixel density with Google Tag Manager

I originally had it setup like How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics? with Universal Analytics by setting custom demisions. However, we recently had to switch to tag manager. ...
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Issues overriding page field value in pageview tracking in Google Analytics

I decided to override page value which is send to GA on page view. Reasons for override were: Not always page title is unique (some pages have one title) Page URLs are ugly and meaning less and ...
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How to set up a Goal Funnel with new Google Analytics. i.e. Universal Analytics?

I just signed up for Google Analytics after watching some YouTube videos but the Google Analytics site looks totally different. Nonetheless, I was able to set up Goals but how do you set up Funnels ...
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Can goals in Google Analytics be backdated after the goal's URL changed?

We've redesigned our site, and the single goal URL that we used became out of date. We forgot to update it, but have done so now. We see that the goals for this month are still zero. Therefore, I ...
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“Publish date” custom variable in Google Analytics, how to search between two dates?

We have the two custom variables on our WordPress site: _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 1, 'pubDate', 'June 6, 2014']); _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 2, 'author', 'Sam']); The first variable is the date ...
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How to filter event flow by category?

I have two categories for an event. one for the website and the other for a javascript app. I want to know what's happening in the app and don't want to see the website events like page views etc. ...
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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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Google Analytics Not Detecting Tracking Code

I installed google analytics tracking code on my website. It is not being detected on the google analytics app. I did notice though that the default url in the google analytics app is set to ...
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Discrepency in Google Analytics between user count in audience overview and users per browser

Having a bit of an issue with Google Analytics. We use it in my workplace for 90+ sites. In the past number of months there is an issue with the count of users. In the Audience Overview section for a ...
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What can be messed up by letting the data flow into a Universal Analytics Account without fully customizing Universal Analytics first?

I haven't finished taking the "Digital Analytics Fundamentals" course yet; I'm concerned that if I don't understand everything before I implement it on my companies site that I'll permanently screw ...
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Google PageSpeed, optimizing Google's own elements

I'm trying Google's PageSpeed online service Ironically, it's primarily highlighting Google's own services as something that needs improvement on my site 1) jQuery from Google: blocking. So I moved ...
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How do I find information on who links to my sites? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out if there's a free way to get information on back links to my site. I've had webmaster tools and Google Analytics set up for years. But I can't find access to data about site ...
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“All views associated with this account” option in Google Analytics Custom Report only shows main site

I have 10 sites in my Google Analytics account, and each site has their own Property Tracking ID. There's an option called "All views associated with this account" in the Views section in Custom ...
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In Google Analytics real-time how is it determined if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user?

In Google Analytics real-time visitors, how does Google determine if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user? By resolution of the device? By browser headers (seems unlikely because I believe it's ...
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Analytics and AdSense Integration

I tried to link my Analytics and AdSense accounts. But there exist a problem. Analytics redirects me to AdSense account and AdSense is redirects me to Analytics. And this is unlimited loop. On this ...
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Google Analytics on Demo Site

Will adding the UA code of the live site to a revision site affect anything adversely? They are, technically, two different sites with different metrics. I don't want to lose the old data when I ...
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My WordPress site is not tracked by Google Analytics anymore

I have changed my WordPress theme. Suddenly I could see that Google Analytics is not tracking anymore for the past two days. How to re-verify that? Also I have enable tracking code in All in one SEO ...
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Should I optimize for Adsense eCPM or Adsense Revenue? [closed]

I'm split testing, and one skin has a higher revenue, while the other skin has a higher eCPM. Which one should I choose? If I select the higher eCPM, I assume that any future enhancements will bring a ...
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Optimize user session duration with AdWords in addition to conversion tracking?

We've set conversion tracking with our e-commence website in our thank you page for conversion tracking (when user is click an ads from google search results) The problem is, the conversion tracking ...
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Google Analytics: Track user usage and flow

Can someone help to query Google analytics to track a specific user behavior and usage pattern? Currently I pass user id’s to GA as _setCustomVar(2, 'id', id, 1); This is session based. But ...
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Google Analytics track url hash fragment identifier

I have a few pages on a website where some sections use a JavaScript slider to display content and I was wondering if it's possible for Google Analytics to track those sections? For now when a ...
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Sort by Goal Conversions in Search Engine Optimization view in Google Analytics?

Goals are my favorite functionality in Google Analytics. They let you know which traffic sources, ads, or keywords are driving signups and buying stuff and downloading your Ebook. You can select for ...
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GA Event Tracking Not Saving Events

I am using the event tracking in GA (JS code) to track 2 buttons on my site. I can see the clicks coming through in real time, but when I click on behavior > Events, I do not see anything (no ...
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StumbleUpon Social Interaction Tracking using Google Tag Manager

I have a StumbleUpon button at the bottom of each page but I can't figure out how to trigger and send a Social Interaction to Google Analytics (Universal). This button is wrapped inside an iframe. ...
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Does the JavaScript that Google Analytics Experiments adds slow down alternate versions, and how could I measure this?

I am using Content Experiments in Google Analytics to test three different landing pages. This uses JavaScript on the initial page to load the alternates. Would the additional JavaScript add to the ...
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Count pageviews on two specific pages

I've been searching around for an answer to this simple question, but can't seem to find anything even remotely related to a solution. We've just redesigned the structure of our site, and have ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to track clicks on images and text?

Before setting my website up, I want to be able to setup Google Analytics correctly to track my requirements. I am looking to be able to track clicks on images and text links that contain the same ...
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How do you exclude yourself from Google Analytics on your website using cookies?

I'm trying to set up an exclusion filter with a browser cookie, so that my own visits to my don't show up in my Google Analytics. I tried 3 different methods and none of them have worked so far. I ...
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What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path?

What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path for a Landing Page? Edit1 I'm not able to upload attachments yet so I uploaded two screenshots here: I go to "Site Content->Landing ...
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How to make analytics refresh after certain event?

I have a form which submits using AJAX. My client requested analytics to be updated with a new URL when submit is successful, so they can get statistics on completion vs abandonment of that form. The ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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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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Tracking a sign up form with Google Analytics that uses Ajax and multiple steps

I want to track user sign up using Google Analytics (not universal). Below is the step-by-step process: 1) User enters email 1a. if email record found they get redirected to repopulated form 1b. ...
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Exclude domain from Google Analytics account

Some fool has implemented their Google Analytics tracking snippet on their website with my Tracking ID meaning my GA account is receiving data that I am not interested in from a website I have no ...
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Combine totals from two Google Analytics

I have multiple websites in Google Analytics. I can see a summary from the home dashboard of each site. How can I combine the count from each site, so I can see how many views, unique visitors, etc, ...
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Allow parent site of iFrame to be a referral in Google Analytics

My website is advertised through various magazine websites. One in particular "links" to us by showing their website, a very brief header, and then our website displayed within an iFrame on their ...
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Revamped Joomla site to Google search engine

I am about to upload a revamped site of Joomla (update from 1.5 to 2.5 + changes). I currently have a test bed subdomain that I am currently working on. In few days I am about to do the swap and ...
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Facebook referral traffic spike - who shared our post?

My organization's blog got a MAJOR spike in traffic to one blog post yesterday. We can see in our Google Analytics that facebook.com and m.facebook.com were the by far the top referrers. I can't ...
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How to track Jwplayer video events with Universal Analytics?

What code do I add to Jwplayer javascript to get events like what video is playing, when it was watched to the end, watched in full display window and such?
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Can a bounce rate drop from 50% to 10% after event tracking is added in Google Analytics?

I launched a total redesign of a site one week ago to add responsive design, good interlinking, related content recommendations and such. After that the bounce rate dropped just a little from 50% to ...
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How would Google Analytics track different user groups with a custom dimension and metrics?

I have a custom dimension user and metrics like visit_duration, action_a, action_b. -------------------------------------------------------- | user | visit_duration | action_a | action_b | ...
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Google Analytics, how to track number of banner shows as events?

Well, not exactly banners, I just used this word as it is easier to understand in a title. So, I have 16 different CTA "boxes" with a couple lines of persuasive copy and a CTA button. I want to test ...
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Will using two different tracking codes affect my SERP

Hello everyone and thanks for your time! I am now facing a problem after a site migration. New site is basically an improved version of old site, with the same content and some extras. After ...
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A one-day loss statistics from Google [closed]

My stats dropped 50 times pls help me ! I did not see any problem with the site! Google also did not report any problems url: Food.Sooran.com 200 was my previous online But now one people! The ...
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How does Google Analytics treat images?

Imagine the following scenario. A visitor has loaded a page, which is a thumbnail gallery. The page has got a Google Analytics script. The links from the thumbnails go directly to images. Simply ...
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What is the difference between offsite and onsite web analytic tools?

What is the difference between onsite and offsite analytic tools? I am reading a book about web analytic tools and this is the definition (from the book): Offsite web analytic's tools measure ...
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How to delete Analytics property from list in Webmaster Tools?

When I look at the Google Analytics Property page in Webmaster Tools (where you associate a Google Analytics web property with a Webmaster Tools site), I see a list of a bunch of properties with weird ...
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Track a Goal conversion in Google Analytics for filling in a contact form when the URL stays the same

If a contact form's URL stays the same after submitting the form, how can I track goal conversions in Google Analytics for filling in the form? Normally I would add the confirmation page's URL into ...