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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What are Mozilla compatible Agents in Google Analytics?

When I create a pivot table showing the number of visits for each type of browsers and regions, here is what I obtain: As you can see, regions such as Northen America the number of visits ...
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Missing data for specific language in Google Analytics [closed]

We have a multilingual website, Swedish (default), English, Norwegian. Google Analytics tracking code (the same code for all languages) is present on all pages. Problem: We get data for the default ...
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How can I distinguish between two files with the same name in Google Analytics?

I've got two index.html files for different subdomains (www. and gametimer.smartersoftware.de). I have enabled sub-domain tracking in Google Analytics and posted the corresponding script. However, I ...
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Google Analytics traffic sources shows 538 visits with 0 pages / visit

I'm looking at my Google Analytic traffic sources report, along with the 'landing page' secondary dimension. Under the source '(direct)/(none)' there's a landing page called '(not set)' which has 538 ...
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GA is not tracking in renewed site

A week ago I renewed my site to simple PHP site to -> DRUPAL 7. I've even transferred the GA script using DRUPAL GA plugin. However, yet GA doesn't track the visitors in my new site. Could anyone ...
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Interpretation of Goals relative to Visits and Pageviews in Google Analytics

I am stumped on some of the data I am seeing. The image below summarizes the data that I am pulling from the API into Tableau. In GA, we have the URL goal setup for the page shown. I am ...
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How to correctly track the analytics when using iframe

In our main aspx page we have this analytics code <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-1301114-2']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', ...
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Google page events monitoring and analysis

I have read the Google page event documentation, but I am not sure I understand it correctly. I am new to Google analytics, and I have two questions: Once I have google analytics enabled for my site ...
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Does Link Target using “Blank” cause increased bounce rate in analytics report?

I am just wondering whether it is so and when I should use target="_blank" and when not? I used to use target="_blank" for most of the links of my site and in few places on net, I found people talking ...
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Should I use the same Google Analytics code for my website and native mobile app?

My website is a forum. The native mobile app's only function is to access the forum and provide a better experience than can be provided through the browser. Given that the same content is being ...
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Find out where a viewer comes from with Google Analytics

Does anyone know if it is possible to determine which company a visitor to your site comes from? For example, if a person is sitting in the offices at Coca-cola or IBM or whatever and visits your ...
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Different between GA avg time on page vs. avg visit duration

I'm newer to using Google Analytics, and I have a question about a page in my website I'm looking at. For a specific page in my website, the avg. time on page is 1:08. But, when I find this page ...
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Excessive visit count but extremely high bounce rate

We recently had surge of visits on our site, usually they are between 30-40, we suddenly got about 340 visits with about as many unique visitors. However, the bounce rate shot up to 96%. It was only ...
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Google Analytics for sites with SSL protected sections

Google Analytics account creation interface asks whether the URL of the site starts with HTTP or HTTPS. However my site is SSL protected in its payment pages only. Is it possible to have GA cover ...
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Using Google Analytics to establish busiest time of day

I am trying to find a way to establish my sites busiest hour, but when using the "hour of the day" metric, each seems to have a date specific code, rather than just a number from 0-23, as I would ...
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how did Google Analytics kill my site?

Yesterday I created a google analytics profile for one of my sites and included the JS block in the layout template. What happened next was very strange. Within about 2 minutes, the site had become ...
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Problem to stop Google-Analytics from tracking my website

In June 2012 I added my website (a blog that I host on my own server) to Google-Analytics. In January 2013 I decided to use Piwik instead of Google-Analytics. So I removed my website from the Google ...
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How to see the amount of visits from mobile bookmarks

For my website I want to see in Google Analytics how many people have been visiting my website through a bookmark icon on their phone's screen. This way I can learn how many people have bookmarked my ...
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How do I select last event value of the day in Google Analytic

I'm trying to select last event value of the day in Google Analytics. The problem is that Event Value column shows the sum of all events of the specific date, but I would like to see only the last ...
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Tracking visitors' choices with Google Analytics

I have been asked to make it possible to track visitors' choices in a 10-step product mockup generator in order to find out which options are most popular. All we really need is to be able to compare ...
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Proper Google Analytics setup for AJAX heavy page?

Lets say I have a website with a few pages. The purpose of each of those pages is to display live statistics for a real world event (for example, sports scores). Every 60 seconds, an Ajax call is made ...
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Unusual Spike in Traffic

My site received unusual spike of traffic today and they are all from the US, which is outside of my market. My site normally gets about 70-80 daily entrances according to Google Analytics, but there ...
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Google analytics data is contradictory

For this post http://mytabletguru.com/forgot-password-pattern-unlock-of-android-tablet/ I am two different report. 1) When I see the Content -> Site Content -> Landing page, then it has following ...
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google analytics for wordpress

I have a problem in Google Analytics and I don't know what is missing in it. I added the script file to my WordPress website header like this one: <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = ...
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AdWords traffic not (properly) reflected in Analytics

I have an AdWords account, which was set to use Auto-tagging of URLs. When looking at the Analytics account for that site, I couldn't find any reference to AdWords traffic either in the Advertising ...
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Why are there differences in data between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools?

Why are there differences between Google Analytics And Google Webmaster Tools in external links data? Generally this data do not coincide with each other.
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What does “not set” mean Landing Page on Google Analytics

On the page Google Analytic > Content > Site Content > Landing Pages. What does not set as a landing page mean? User's visit on the website must land somewhere, and that landing page must ...
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Why would Unique Visitors and Unique Visitors (All Visits) be different in Google Analytics?

The Unique Visitors metric on the Google Analytics home dashboard is showing different values to when 'All Visitors' is selected as an advanced segment of Unique Visitors. My understanding is that ...
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Number of hits report in Google Analytics

Can I create a custom report in google analytics to show me the total number of hits on a specific website? By "hit" I mean any item on the page that needs to load in order to view the page correctly. ...
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Import and edit AdWords cost data

I am trying to follow the instructions at this Analytics help page, and I cannot find the "Apply cost sources" box required in step 7. Has this been moved? Is it still necessary to link my Analytics ...
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Google Analytics ID web/mobile app exchange possible?

If I have a website with Google Analytics ID UA-xxxx, and now I want to develop an iOS app related to my site, can I use the same id UA-xxxx or do I have to create a new ad-hoc one?
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Tracking users behaviour - with or without Google Analytics

If I understand correctly the following (point & from GA TOS): PRIVACY . You will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the Service to track or collect personally identifiable ...
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Huge surge in direct traffic from one particular town

Last month I noticed that the direct visits on our site have increased by nearly 150% whilst bounce rate is also considerably up. After drilling down further I can see that we have had nearly 2000 ...
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How to track specific Referrals with Google Analytics

How do I have to alter a Referral link to my website to specifically track it with Google Analytics? I already discovered the URL Builder but isn't there are shorter way? For example: ...
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Google Analytics - report with unrelated dimensions?

It is possible to include two unrelated dimensions in a report? For example I would like to do: <Filter: completed goal 1> <(AND) Filter: referral traffic> ...
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How can # of unique visitors be more than # of visits?

I am confused as heck. When looking at a few individual pages, I am seeing weird results I hope someone can help explain. I am doing manual standard reports, and not creating or using a widget. For ...
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Is it legal for a developer to claim ownership of a clients' analytics data? [closed]

We are working with a client who is having his analytics data held hostage by his previous developers. They are claiming that their contract states that they own the data, but I'm wondering if showing ...
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How can I tell Google Analytics to not use cookies for my sub domain?

I have my web site at example.com, and i have also setup a sub domain for serving static content at static.example.com. On my web pages I'm using Google Analytics, so it will attach its cookies to all ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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How do I find information on who links to my sites?

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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Google Analytics: Tracking mobile visits on a different top level domain

I have set up tracking for my website with the async snippet, the website is running on example.com. Now I want to add Analytics tracking to my (perl-based) mobile website example.mobi. I have added ...
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Multiple Google Analytics code for url under same domain

I have one domain: www.example.com, and www.example.com/sales. The analytic code on both urls are different. So when I login to my Google account it displays two separate analytic accounts. on ...
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Google Analytics and Web Optimizer Code creating double site visits

My website currently has a Google Asynchronous tracking code at the top of every page and the home page has an A/B test running on it. This is causing GA to add 2 visits for every 1 to the home page. ...
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Google Analytics: How can I track between http:// and https:// profiles for a domain?

I'm trying to set up tracking on a project that I'm working on. The main site is at http://www.example.com/ The order page is at https://www.example.com/index.php Currently they have two ...
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Most efficient and SEO & Google Analyitics Friendly way to redirect

I am looking for the most efficient way to redirect users to different web pages on my server using a keyword off of the main domain. So http://www.example.com/keyword might take you to a longer URL ...
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Tracking based on URL referral?

Users on my site are given unique URL's for me to then track how many people they have referred to my site. IE: http://www.example.com/FQ3DL (FQ3DL being the unique code/url) The first thing I'd ...
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Analysing Bounce Rate and Time on Page

I'm working on an eCommerce site and there's a perceived problem with the bounce rates on product pages. The best performing page (in terms of views), tends to have a very high bounce rate, at about ...
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Google Analytics - www version and non-www version

We have been using Google Analytics for a site http://example.com (non-www version). In a recent update, we have moved the site to http://www.example.com (www-version) with a 301 redirect from the ...
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Connecting keywords with location

Is there a way to connect the keyword with the location withing Google Analytics? I would like to be able to see what cities are searching for what terms.
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Google analytics and 301 redirects

We have a multilingual website and the first page redirects to specific language page using 301 redirect based on some logic. For example: http://mysite.com/ redirects to http://mysite.com/en/ The ...