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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How do I find out maximum number of visitors at one time from Google Analytics?

I'm not sure if this is even possible in Google Analytics. Is there a way to find out the maximum number of visitors that visited a site within a time period of one minute, or one hour? Or is the data ...
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Google Analytics campaign advice

I am buying traffic from a broker not one source and sending to various landing pages. I would like to know the best way to structure a campaign so I can find which referrering site/URL is performing ...
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Google Analytics: how to split traffic from Google search into different Google sites (google.com, google.fr, …)?

As 75% of my traffic are generated by Google search, I am asking myself if there is a way to split this traffic into the different local Google domains as google.com, google.fr, google.be and so one ...
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Using mixed A-Type and CNAME

A (IPv4 Adresszeiger) doc.domain.de. IN A 301 to domain.atlassian.net jira.domain.de. IN A 23.23.xx.xx domain.de. IN A 301 to www.domain.de work.domain.de. IN A ...
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How to create a Funnel in Google Universal Analytics?

The tutorials all say to do it on the Goals page, but there is no UI for Funnels on the Goals page for me.
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Why is my Google Analytics data removed?

I'm sure I had several visitors from Germany but now I don't see any visits from Germany in my analytics report. What could be the reason? I'm looking at Audience -> Overview section. Does it reset ...
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How many Google Analytics custom variables & advanced segments for each account, property & profile?

Google changes this often and I'm having a hard time finding it in the GA documentation. What are the limits for custom variables and advanced segments? Are they specified at the account, property, ...
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Google Analytics of Blogger site (with Content Warning)

I have applied the following Google services to my Blogger site (with Content Warning enabled): Google Analytics Google AdSense However, I cannot obtain 2 sets of web statistics data from ...
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Google Analytics site search

I am trying to enable the internal site seach tracking with Google Analytics. So at analytics page, account mysite.com: Profile Settings => Site Search Settings, do track enabled. At my site when ...
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How can I tell if Windows 8 users have a tablet or PC

We have had some complaints from users who are using Windows 8. I'd like to use Google Analytics to review the behavior of users depending on whether they are using Windows 8 on a tablet or Windows 8 ...
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Google Analytics Avg. Page Load Time for Safari

Has anyone had the same problem that page load time of Safari (and Safari only of the major browsers) results in 0.00 all the time? Looks like data for Safari is not registered, both desktop and ...
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Google Analytics Site Speed - iOS not being sampled

I'm looking at a breakdown of site speed by operating system in Google Analytics to get a sense of mobile vs desktop load times. The problem is that it looks like GA doesn't really collect speed ...
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Why is Google Analytics saying that I got 5 clicks for each query?

I have two websites, which I have been tracking with GA for 3-4 months now. In either of the site's reports, I have lots of queries shown in Traffic Sources -> Search Engine Optimization -> ...
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Is it possible to use Google Analytics to track file downloads?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits since it ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I graph direct traffic vs Google referrals?

How can I graph direct traffic, versus referals from other search engines (in particular Google)? I can kind of get what I want by using the "Plot Lines" function, from the Traffic Sources > All ...
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Where do hits on “/ga/abpages/…-original.html” come from?

I am currently developing a website as a side-project. There's really nothing on it, and for the past few months the site has been online I've been getting no traffic except for that which I generate ...
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Google Analytics : Custom Campaign using old Tracking Profile

From the reference link, I know that links can be better tracked with Custom Campaign attributes. However, I don't find the options in old Google Analytics profile. How can I enable the feature in old ...
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How can I track clicks on various links pointing to same redirect using Google Analytics?

I'm doing a marketing campaign for an app where I'm targeting different schools. I want to know how many people have clicked on each link. The number of schools is pretty big, so I don't want to ...
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Excluding Internal IP's using Advanced/Custom segments

So for my organisation, I need to retroactively report on traffic to areas of my site that were not previously filtered by IP (we have a new filtered profile set up now). My question is, how can I ...
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A “tracking pixel” through Google Analytics on a page not on a website

Question for you - I have a website, and we're sending people off to a checkout, which is on another server and domain. We have GA installed on our website, and would like to (if possible) also add a ...
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How to Merge Multiple Website Account - Google Analytics

When my clients adds me as an admin on there Google Analytics account for the website I am going to manage. Each time a separate Account shows up on my Google analytics with a single property in it ...
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Tracking subdomains in Google Analytics?

I set up a subdomain, and GA is showing traffic of the subdomain. However, going into Content section, GA is not showing pageviews of the pages of the subdomain. Instead, GA lumps all the pageviews ...
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Help with tracking sub domain

I currently have my app's marketing/external website on the root level, e.g. http://example.com My web app itself is hosted at: http://app.example.com What's the best strategy to set-up Google ...
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Using RegEx's in Multi-Channel Funnels in Google Analytics

For some reason, I can't get my multichannel funnel which utilizes RegEx's in the path steps to function -- it keeps coming back with no data. There are a few variables which may be holding things up, ...
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Where can I track campaigns in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to track campaigns in Google Analytics. I was able to create them, but I'm not sure where I can check the stats for them in Google Analytics.
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Google Analytics - Unable to get GA Tracking

We've been using GA for a few years with no probs. About 2-3 weeks ago we tried to clean up some of our tracking and on one of our profiles, it's not working anymore (since oct 10.) First, some ...
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Normalizing Website Usage to U.S. Standard

My website is largely targeted to US business users. Not surprisingly, the number of visits during the weekdays is much larger than on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, on holidays like July 4 or ...
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Tracking Outgoing Links With Google Analytics Events

I've been trying to track clicks on external links on my website using the events tracking method. So I've got my Google Analytics code setup before body ends as shown below (note: quotes have been ...
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Share Google Analytics data excluding Google Adsense data

I have a Google Analytics provide linked with my Google Adsense profile. I want to share the Google Analytics data with some other users (I believe I'm permitted to do that by Google ToS), but I want ...
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How to enhance website product pages for SEO (Opencart, Google) [duplicate]

I launched a UK wide furniture business, which I can appreciate is a very difficult industry to break into but none the less I have implemented the basics by ensuring I have: Good meta data (titles, ...
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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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Strange Google Analytics result when new site launched

I have a web site which is mainly contains a few pages, and now we revamp-ed a new site which contains several hundred pages. We have Strange Google Analytics result, as follow: Before: Traffic ...
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Google Stats, how to get More info?

I have created a blog very recently and i'm seeing my traffic and audience using Google Stats that is in built in google blogger. I have few question on google stats: 1) Is number of visitor shown ...
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How to track hot-linking of image types in IIS7

I don't want to block hot-linking on my site; it's not that big a deal. However, Google Analytics doesn't show me referrers to png/gif/jpg content; I don't have any statistics on the load generated ...
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Google analytics best way to handle https, http, www, and no www

I have a website that I'd like to track properly with Google Analytic. The main site is just MySiteExample.com. There is also a store setup so we are using https on part of the site. My question is do ...
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Google analytics Real time continously showing visitors from one location

I have two sites about tablet pc. In "Real-Time" option in Google analytics, both sites at any movement of time shows active visitors from Putney which is located in UK. One the site is ...
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Tracking visitors: is it possible to know what site you visited next?

Let's say you visit my website johndoe.com you read one or two articles and then you type directly in your browser's address bar "www.google.fr" thus exiting my website. Conversely you were on ...
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Stop site being shown as the referrer

I want to hide my site as the referrer to another site, ie. i dont want my site showing up under the referrals tab in Google analytics, is there a simple way to do this ? ie. an html element somthing ...
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Can you track one user's session with Google Analytics by using the __utma cookie's value?

In Google Analytics, there is a cookie that stores a user's information that helps Google distinguish new users from existing visitors (__utma). If I were to get that information from a user's ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to show visits by browser as a percentage of total visits?

I would like to know if I can get a report from google analytics that can show me how Internet Explorer 8.0 (for example) usage as a percentage of total visits is trending over time. Even just the two ...
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Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics

How can I know the hours of a day in which my site is the busiest from Google Analytics? I need the graph to take data from last week's visits and show the sum of visits for every hour of the day.
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Google Analytics: Why is Avg Time on Site lower than Avg time on Page?

I have the following Custom Report set up in Google Analytics: Metrics: Avg Time on Page Avg Time on Site Dimensions: Page So a report looks like this: Page Avg Time on ...
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301 Redirects in a WordPress site: What will Google Analytics report?

Scenario: user goes to Google and performs a search - one of my old pages shows in the results (a page I have just created a 301 quick redirect for using an app within WordPress) - they click on my ...
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How to Trigger GA Event for Every Single Pageview (of a certain type)

Thanks, edited my question. I need a reliable way to capture a GA event whenever the GA tracking code fires for a particular page only. Doing so because we want to assign a dollar value to simply ...
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Sudden “organic” traffic growing after AdWords campaign starting

The situation: My site had no organic traffic from Google. It has some referral traffic. After I have launched adwords, my "organic" traffic increased, but not "paid" and no money has been spent in ...
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Difference between Traffic Source->Source->Search and Traffic Source->SEO

I'm having a hard time figuring out what these two views show me. Traffic Source->Sources->Search->Organic seems to show the key word a person searched for in a search engine, like Google. ...
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Why is Google Analytics experiment not being shown equally?

I have set-up and simple A/B test with 100% of my traffic, everything seems to be running fine except the original page and the page variants aren't getting an equal split of visits. It seems that ...
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Redundant Parameters in Google Analytics JS Snippet

Google Analytics provide this snippet of code to copy and paste to a site: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ ...
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Referrall clicks from my site not showing up on clients reports

Hi I have a web site that has a number of clients on it I track every time some one click on the link on their page on my site that takes them to the clients own web site I track via my CMS program ...
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Plotting two Event Labels in Google Analytics Dashboard

In the Dashboard of Google Analytics, it is possible to plot a graph of the number of events which belong to a specific category and have a specific label. So, for example, I have those two widgets on ...