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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Last click or direct conversions vs transactions

I'm trying to compare "Last click or direct conversions" (assisted conversions) with transactions (overview) per source/medium. The numbers (except for the sums) differ widely, but in no specific way ...
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Why statcounter visitors stats is not same as Google Analytics?

On July 11, 2013 my website's visitors count according to Statcounter is 761 and according to Google Analytics it is 1010. Some days both sites would show the same count but some days it would vary. ...
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What are the security implications of using Google Analytics?

I'd like to start using an analytics tool (namely Google Analytics) to collect information on how my web app is used, by whom, and what our user's technical capabilities are. As part of the ...
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detecting when you are going to reach your hit limit for Google Analytics free account

I am a user of a free Google Analytics account and i'm slightly concerned that I may be approaching the 10,000,000 hit (Pageviews, Events etc) per month. Google state in their documentation: ...
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A lot of “(direct) / (none)” traffic in Google Analytics

my web site has a lot of "(direct) / (none)" traffic (over 50%) in Google Analytics, but under the "Audience", 100% are new visitors, why is that? I am quite sure most of the Audience should be new ...
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Google Analytics still recording stats even though site has been removed

I've recently built a new site for a recruitment company, totally removed the old site, and added new analytics code, but it still seems to be tracking about 60 visits a day from the old site, which ...
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Why are there capitalized duplicates appearing in Google Analytics Real-Time reporting?

The following is visible under Real-Time reports in Google Analytics for a single page: What is the difference between the lower-case and upper-case search engine names? "Google" vs. "google" ...
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Does Google Analytics content experiments track conversions that happen off the original landing page?

I am running a Google Analytics content experiment and some of my landing pages have links to other pages on my site that also have my form. If a user clicks away from the original landing page that ...
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Why is Google showing up as a referral instead of a search engine in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, why does Google show up sometimes under an organic medium, and other times as a referral? (They frequently have the same landing page.) As I understand (and I'm just as likely ...
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Detect IE-10-*metro* with Google Analytics?

Is there any way to discern IE-10 metro users from IE-10 desktop users in Google Analytics? The browser version info only lists version number. Any kind of work-around will be acceptable. I don't ...
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How to display combined stats for multiple domains in Google Analytics

I run multiple domains that are not related to each other and are all tracked by Google Analytics on separate web properties (different tracking code, same Google Account). I am wondering if there is ...
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Does the calculation of time on page include the pageview of the exit page?

My question revolves around average time on page and how Google Analytics calculates this metric. I will provide an example to illustrate my question. I viewed 3 pages then exited. page one view ...
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Why are the custom campaign parameters in Google Analytics so long?

Adding several Google Analytics custom campaign parameters can make URLs very long.* For example, in Google's own examples: ...
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What does Analytics '% of Total' mean?

I feel this may be a stupid question but I don't understand this: Under total visits I have around 6,000 which is "% of total 75.58% (8,000)". What does this mean and why doesn't it just list 100%? ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I determine the value of a page if no goals or revenue have been determined?

I have 4 years of data in Analytics with over 20 million pageviews for the entire site. No goals have ever been set up, and while the site is an ecommerce site, no ecommerce features in Google ...
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Referring keywords for internal site search users?

For visitors that used my site's internal search function, where in Google Analytics can I see the Google searches (organic and paid) they landed on my site with?
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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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Will Google Analytics track URLs that just redirect?

I have a link on my site. That links goes to another URL on my site. The code on the server sees that resource being requested and redirects the browser to another website. Will Google Analytics be ...
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Google Analytics : visitors who visits once / more than once

I want to find out the following 2 metrics from Google Analytics: Unique visitors who visits once Unique visitors who visits more than once I have 2 sites' data in Google Analytics: Site A: ...
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Does browser prefetching have an impact on stats from Google Analytics?

Some pages can be prefetched by the browser (see this or that). If a user uses a browser that prefetches pages, will this be counted by Google Analytics? If there are 5 pages to be prefetched, will ...
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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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Using GA to track popular tags/categories in WordPress

I coordinate a few editorial content-driven websites that are built in WordPress. Most make heavy use of tags, categories and custom taxonomies. I'd love to track which tags/categories are most ...
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Google Analytics: Ecommerce, set Source / Medium

I added standard Google E-commerce code to my page. Everything works fine, just the Source/Medium value is just always my domain. How do I get the normal source, or set it? In short, how do I get a ...
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Google Analytics: How do I create a custom report to view today's top visited pages by page title?

I'm trying set a "Custom Report" that shows today's top visited pages by page title. Here's a picture of what I have set so far: I tried to filter by "Date" with "Today" selected, but that does ...
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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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Best way to track multiple sites with Google Analytics

I currently have 63 websites (and counting) that I'm tracking on one Google Analytics account, and I'm starting to realize... this is becoming a bit cumbersome. What's the best way to collect traffic ...
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Telling Google that domain.com and domain.us points to the same site

Tell me how should I let Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics know that the site has more than one domain? Does having more than one domain, corrupt SEO?
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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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Why is the bounce rate high and how do I improve it? [closed]

I recently launched a site for reviews on mobile application games and after a couple weeks of running it I have a really high bounce rate 92%. I was just wondering if anyone could have a look at my ...
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Google Analytics: Track user from opening email to following link to finishing form

We track the opening of our marketing emails by using the utm.gif image which works well. But, we would like to see how many users go from opening the email, to clicking a link within the email and ...
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Show events AND pageviews in Google Analytics

Each page on my site contains a file, and I have Google Analytics set up to track file download events. I would like to see what fraction of users who visit Page X download Page X's file. I can view ...
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Sudden drop of pageviews/visit and increase of bounce rate in Analytics

Google analytics stats: 04 june 2012 Visits: 4.423 Unique visitors: 3.558 Pageviews: 77.352 Pageviews / visit: 17,49 Visit length: 00:06:26 Bounce rate: 1,09% 05 june 2012 Visits: 4.652 Unique ...
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Identifying loops in navigation with Google Analytics

Google Analytics has several tools allowing you to visualize users' navigation: 1 - Navigation summary Content -> Site Content -> All Pages (Navigation summary tab) Table showing, for any given ...
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Why does PageSpeed differ in developer tools, website and Analytics

I just tried Google PageSpeed Analysis in the developer tools, Google Analytics and the website itself (https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights). Now, in each of them I get differing ...
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Why does Google Analytics show false referrals?

Ever since Google revamped their Analytics interface I've been noticing a weird "bug" while viewing the "Real-Time" overview area. From this area I can obviously see live stats of visitors to my ...
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Google Analytics set-up for multiple domain in same site

We have a single site with all the content for multiple domains in this site. Is there a proper way to separate out analytics for domain.com and domain.com.au? In the past we had two analytics code ...
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Finding the email/account associated with a Google Analytics “UA-XXXXXX-X” id?

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't for the life of me find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the stats. We ...
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ClickThrough on Google Webmaster Tool and Traffic Source in Google Analytics [closed]

I'm new to SEO and website management, but eager to learn. I manage a newly revamped site and I'm tracking it on Google Analytics and in Google Webmaster tools. The Webmaster tools show that I get ...
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Differentiating home root paths for domain and subdomain

I have a web structure with a domain and a subdomain, let's call it example.com and blog.example.com. I want to be able to track both the main domain and it's subdirectory within the same Analytics ...
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Best way to segment data in Google analytics?

I have a web site which has a number of distinct parts, there is a public marketing site, a members area and a admin section for staff, all three are part of the same website and currently the ...
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Tracking multiple domains while obtaining single reports also

I own 4 websites site1.com shop.site.com site2.com site3.com Using this information I will get a global report that shows how websites interacts. How to keep getting separate reports for every ...
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Google Analytics and framesets

I have a simple web page hosted in an EC2 machine, using nginx. Let's say my web page is reachable by: http://<my_ec2_machine_static_ip>/my_web_page I've put a Google Analytics tracking code ...
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Google Analytics “Goals” .. numbers seem inflated?

When I look at the Google Analytics goal report for yesterday, it shows that I had 3,000 conversions for a given goal - 74% completed, and 6% abandoned. Where is the missing 20%? My numbers show ...
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Google Analytics in Joomla

I was asked by a client to insert the Google Analytics code in his joomla page. No problem, I said, peace of cake. Little did I know that it is going to be such a struggle. First of all, I ...
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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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Tracking a goal through a virtual pageview is not registering

I am trying to track a goal in Google Analytics through a virtual pageview. As you can see in the code example, it is linking out from a picture instead of text with a link. I triple-checked to ...
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Google Analytics shows visits to pages redirected in .htaccess

Yesterday, I switched on a section of pages in our site that replaces a really old collection of pages. In our .htaccess file, I have rules that redirect a request for any page in the old section to ...
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Cross domain tracking - Wordpress and Google Analytics

Which is the best approach to automatically add the _link GA action to every outbound link that points to a certain domain? e.g. <a href="http://example.com/intro.html" ...
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Website's url when tracking multiple subdomains in Google Analytics under one account [duplicate]

I would like to track a main domain in Google Analytics and also its multiple subdomains. But I would like each domain to have its profile, to be able to view every subdomain separately. I made an ...
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What information can a competitor acquire from my Google Analytics account?

An ex-employee has gone over to a competitor, and it's been 3 weeks. I've realized not too long ago that this person still had shared access to the Master account... Being that this person was the ...