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Can I combine subdomains in Google Analytics?

I have 2 separate domains in my Google Analytics: abc.com and xyz.abc.com. The second domain is 3rd party shopping cart. Right now the reporting for each is separate. I want to have them together so ...
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Delete unknown and undesired custom variables

I'm creating a custom report in Google Analytics because I have implemented the typical custom variable to track logged/anonymous users. To do it I choose the "unique table" type, 2 dimensions values ...
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How to see how many new visitors from last week came back this week?

Using Google Analytics, how can we see how many new visitors from last week came back this week?
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Filtering your offices IPs from Google Analytics when each has a dynamic IP?

I found the documentation for filtering IPs from Google Analytics, but the address of the several locations of our company all have dynamic IP addresses that change every 30 days from what I'm told. ...
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Splitting blog and main site into two different webmaster and anlytics profiles - best practice?

We have a site running on a main domain http://lightandspace.co.uk (60 indexed pages), and a blog running under the subdomain http://blog.lightandspace.co.uk (250 indexed pages) I currently have them ...
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Google Analytics tracking conversion & cross domain

We have 4 websites which send traffic to an e-commerce. Which is the best approach to optimize conversions? I'd like to understand the pattern people follow to buy products also. This is how I set ...
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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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How to structure my AdWords campaign for testing and different groups of keywords?

I am starting an AdWords campaigns and I will measure conversion rates using the AdWords conversion tracking pixel. Conversion might be account creation or a concrete sale. As it will be a test ...
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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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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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Segment subdomains with Google Analytics?

So, when a website has multiple subdomains: www.example.com foo.example.com bar.example.com What is the best way to use Google Analytics to segment the data? I would prefer have access to 'All ...
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Demographics and interests reports in Google universal analytics

I have an issue with Google Analytics, can't seem to find a guide how to activate Demographics and Interests reports. I am using the new version of analytics (Universal Analytics) and the script code ...
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Google Analytics - TOS section pertaining to privacy

The Google Analytics terms of service does do not allow to track "data that personally identifies an individual (such as a name, email address or billing information), or other data which can be ...
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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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How does Google know how much traffic a website gets?

They obviously know how much traffic they send to it. But how do they know of the rest of the traffic to it? Is it only if it has Google Analytics installed, or do they get their information in some ...
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How to use Google Analytics to track visitors who come from a particular entry page

Is it possible to track, e.g pageviews, time on site etc., only those visitors who come from a particular entry page, eg.http://www.abc.com/123?qwe=456 to my site using Google Analytics. If yes, then ...
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Google Analytics Content Experiments for non-simultaneous tests

I really like how Google Analytics displays the results of content experiments. However, it seems the tool only works for simultaneous tests. I'd like to use the tool without implementing the page ...
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Why will Google Analytics not allow our URL?

In Google Analytics we're trying to add a property for each website of a WordPress multisite network. It works well for all of the sub-site but one. In the Default URL field we used the following: ...
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Removing orders from Google Analytics Ecommerce

I've looked through the Analytics API docs and couldn't any info on removing transactions.. Is it possible to remove single transactions? Or is there any way to tag orders as fraudulent or test ...
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Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us in realtime visitors, why such an enormous discrepancy?

Since years I use in a site both Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us, both Google analytics and whos.amung.us javascripts are inserted in the same pages in the tracked part of the site. In real-time ...
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Is there a way I can filter traffic by page-type based upon URL structure in Google-Analytics or Google Webmaster Tools?

I have a local business directory site. I'm trying to segment my incoming traffic by page-type such that I can find out what percentage of traffic is going to zip code pages exclusively and what ...
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Why drop off in Google impressions?

I'm seeing a severe drop off in Google impressions. See attached screenshot from Google Analytics: I haven't been able to attribute this to any changes on the site. As you can see, this started ...
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Joomla and Google Analytics advanced options in tracking code

I want to insert google analytics tracking code in my joomla site. so i registered in the official site of google and saw there is an advanced tab with three more options than standard. Do i have to ...
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Goals are not registering in Google Analytics

I've had a site online for a few weeks, and Google Analytics is working fine. Except Goals, which are not registering for some strange reason. To be clear: visits to the site are being registered, ...
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Include multiple IP addresses in Google Analytics

I sometimes access my own website from my home/work/girlfriend IP addresses. I'd like to create a filter that includes any of these and nothing else. I thought a custom include filter with a very ...
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What is the difference between “(not set)” and “(not provided)” in the Google Analytics keywords?

In Google Analytics, I noticed that I have quite a few people coming in with a search keyword of (not set). I'm assuming this is simply when they came directly to my site without the help of a search ...
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GA and /outbound/javascript:void(0) bounce rate

My Google Analytics reports a bounce rate very high for outbound/javascript:void(0) but I don't understand what this URL is. I use Drupal, and in the HTML code there isn't this URL.
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Google is not indexing my entire site despite having a sitemap

I have an e-commerce website www.beyondtime.in. I have been constantly monitoring Googlebot crawling on my website and my webmaster account. Lately, I have found two issues that I have not been able ...
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sku code as description in Google Analytics

In the Google Analytics ecommerce tracing script you must provide for every item and SKU code. I have this code for every product I'm selling and up until now I have always provided it in the _addItem ...
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How does utm_source tracking work in Google Analytics?

If user comes to my website with utm_source in URL e.g. http://example.com/somepage.html?utm_source=affilate after that user visits several page on same website and comes to checkout page. In between ...
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Google Analytics data Missing for 4 days

I used wrong tracking id in my E-commerce tracking code for Google analytics and missed the data for few days. To add that missing data in my account I have written a short script which manually send ...
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Google Analytics showing more unique visitors than there are pages on an intranet site

I take care of a company intranet and measure the traffic with GA. I am absolutely sure that there are no more than 5000 URLs in our company and it is impossible to check the intranet from outside the ...
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Referral traffic not appearing properly in Google Analytics

We have a partnership arrangement with another site where we pay them for users sent to us. However, they claim our referral numbers for them are lower than theirs by 50%. They are tracking clicks in ...
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Classic vs universal Google analytics and loss of historical data

I'm keen to use some of the new features in Google Universal Analytics. I have an old site though that I don't want to lose the historical data for. The comparisons with historical data are ...
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Huge spike in traffic tracked by Google Analytics from Safari browsers

My site urbanindo.com recently experienced huge spike in traffic tracked by Google Analytics. The huge spike sometime shows in several same pages. This is odd because I rarely experienced that much ...
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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 recording event based on <a> title attribute

I am declaring: var title = (typeof(el.attr('title')) != 'undefined' ) ? el.attr('title') :""; and then have the following: else if (title.match(/^"Matching Content"\:/i)) { ...
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How to not monitor traffic on a single page but the rest of the domain is covered?

I am using Google Analytics app from cloudflare which is awesome and they manage it to cover everything even the error pages and I like that but there is one page and one page only that I don't want ...
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List of events triggered on pages matching regex

Is there a way to get the grouped list of events (such as in Top events) which were triggered on pages matching a regular expression? I may add the Page secondary dimension in Top events and apply ...
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How to aggregate events across multiple sites in Google Analytics?

I have several sites that I'm tracking on my Google Analytics account. These sites all have the same events and event actions. I'd like to generate a report for the same event action across all of ...
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Is there an elegant way to track multiple domains under separate accounts with Google Analytics?

I have a situation where a content management system uses the same template for multiple websites with different domain names and I can't make a separate template for each. However, each website needs ...
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How does duplicate Google Analytics tracking code affect a site?

I have a site where I can see that the tracking code has been added twice (once in the Drupal GA module, and once added manually in the template file). Both scripts are pointing to the exact same ...
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Unusual Source in Google Analytics

When I'm reviewing the sources of my pages within Analytics, I'm occasionally seeing some values that appear to be incorrect/impossible. I'm not seeing it often, but definitely enough to skew some ...
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Using Google Analytics to track events that happen in an iframe

I'm trying to track how many visitors click on a button in our site. The problem is the button is located within an iframe coming from an external service. Here is the page in question: ...
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Setting Default Page for CodeIgniter Site WordPress in Another Directory

I'm the developer for a website with Analytics already set up and the Default Page is set to index.php. This is because it is built with the PHP Framework CodeIgniter. I'm confused about and have ...
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Tracking user who register and paid in a site

We'd like to know which traffic sources converts the best on our site. My problem is that i can't set up a single goal (payment succeeded), because users should have register first. Because we have a ...
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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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Is there a better analytics package than Google Analytics? [closed]

I've used Google Analytics for a while now, and it's pretty good for a high level view. But when I want to dig into the numbers a bit more, everything gets kind of vague. I also don't like that it ...
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Sub Domain Anaytics Tracking

I have a WordPress multisite with two sites. One at the main domain, and one at a sub-domain. I have Google Analytics running on both sites, and it is turned on to track sub-domains. See ...
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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?