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Discrepancy in Google Analytics reports for Audience vs. Page vs. Content Drilldown - Why?

I've been using Analytics for over a year now so I'm familiar with it though I'm haven't mastered it yet. Having said that, I need your help and guidance in regards with a discrepancy I keep running ...
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Get total for User Timings in Google Analytics

For an app in development, we need to track how much time our users (as a whole) spend watching content related to a specific entity. We're trying to do that with User Timings with category "Entity ...
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Total number of unique visitors Google Analytics report not correct?

If I download the numbers of unique visitors per day over a certain period and total them the result doesn't match with the total value in the report. Why? The numbers in the export file agree with ...
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Measuring percentage of visitors connecting over https [duplicate]

Does Google Analytics expose information about the connection protocol used by site visitors? I don't see any option in the customization section... is this something I'd have to use a custom variable ...
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GA Source/Medium/Campaign for QR or typos

I'm doing an experiment for a realtor with a single property sites (e.g. 123address.com) and we want to track the various traffic sources but confused on the GA terminology agentsite.com featured ...
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Google Analytics - Bounced User Landing Page

In Google Analytics, is it possible to see the top landing pages for bounced users? That is, I want to see the pages users are landing on, not interacting with, and then leaving.
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Do subdomains have an impact on a root domain? [duplicate]

My domain discountbox.in was performing well on the Google search engine. A couple of days back we launched the blog and forum on the subdomain discuss.discountbox.in and within the next 2 days we ...
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2nd Google Analytics account not working

I've created a site for a client and pasted Google Analytics script for both there account and mine. My account seems to track fine, but their account does not, even though both accounts have been ...
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Google analytics in E-commerce iframe not tracking source

I have a ticket booking system in an iframe. I am tracking sales but the source of the sales is not being recorded. I'm trying to shed some light on why this might be. The code on the parent page is ...
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What is the difference between Visitor and Unique Visitor?

As the title says; What is the difference between Visitor and Unique Visitor? A visitor is a user with a cookie for one browser, as long as that cookie is valid, isn't that unique enough? If not, how ...
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Tracking across synced devices

How is a visit treated in Google Analytics when you move across synced devices? As a new visit or is the cookie shared, keeping the session alive? For example, Chrome's tab syncing feature or iCloud ...
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What is absolute unique visitor in classical analytics?

I have been coming across this term "Absolute Unique user". I can not find this in Google (Classical) Analytics. The closest definition I could find is this. Is this a newly added metric in ...
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Google analytics showing weird /browse.php accessed pages

In Google Analytics, I'm seeing access to pages that don't exist with weird query params: Screenshot: I don't even have a browse.php page. What can this be?
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View hits by domain name in Google Analytics

I have multiple domains and I set the appropriate settings in the javascript code but in Google Analytics I would like to see the number of page views by each domain. I can't seem to find this report. ...
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Analytics and AdWords setup for agency

How would you recommend to setup Google Analytics and (or) AdWords for an marketing agency managing multiple websites, assuming that: I need access to all of the sites I'd like to manage all of the ...
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How do I track automatic translation of web page?

My web site is posted in English. I do not have the Google Translate plugin installed, nor do I have any plans to install it. However, I'm inferring from some of my analytics data that people visiting ...
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One variant receives way more visitors than the other (Google Content Experiments)

I've been running a number of A/B tests using Google Content Experiments, and have had the same problem across all the tests I've run in the last couple weeks. One variant (the original page) receives ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product ...
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Is there a way to see Desktop Events vs Mobile Events in Google Analytics like it does Goals?

In Google Analytics in the Mobile Overview it shows Desktop / Mobile / Tablet and has columns for conversions/goals. Most of our setup is using Event triggers not linked to any Goal though. For ...
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Finding out the cause of traffic change

I'm familiar with Google Analytics quite well, but still can't figure out how to do something that seems pretty basic. Let's say I have a traffic increase of 20% on a certain month. Let's assume ...
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Hashbang priority vs clean url

Hi I am a newbie in google analytics.I have implemented a site with angularjs and Rails.Because of the use of angularjs the url generated is with hashbang(#!) for eg:-www.abc.com/#!/xyz Now I have ...
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Can I fetch current user's search query coming from google on my website through any API [closed]

I was wondering, is there any API google analytics provide by which I can fetch search query for either organic or paid(adwords). By which I can decide what kind of content to show to that user. I ...
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Any alternatives to Google's clearPixel.gif 404 not found?

I recently noticed the following Google-related error on our website pages: GET http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/teracent_product_template_V1/clearPixel.gif 404 (Not Found) ...
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Google analytics changes visitors

Yesterday 26 Feb. 2014 I noticed that Analytics stated that my total visits is about 350 visits. Today's, 27 Feb., morning I noticed that it recorded for the same day about 750 visits. Now, in the ...
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Hign traffic but low alexa rank

Hy guys, I have an website for more than one year. (it's a blog with .com domain) I track my visitors using google analytics and I mention that I have an average of 7000 unique visitors/day. I this ...
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How to prevent Google Analytics from adding a second slash between domain and page specific URL when viewing a page?

I have a blog http://foo.tumblr.com. I sometimes go to Site Content - All Pages on Google Analytics and then navigate to page listing and then click the icon to take me to that page on my blog. ...
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Can I have tracking parameters immediately after a forward slash /?

I would like to start redirecting all /index.php pageviews to / to clean up GA data and otherwise simplify URL hits. Does anyone foresee this causing any problem when using tracking parameters? E.g. ...
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What is the EU Data Processing Amendment and should I accept it in Google Analytics?

The info provided by Google is sparse https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3379636?hl=en I'm an EU citizen but am unsure if I should accept it. Currently it shouldn't affect my GA but I am ...
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Universal Analytics and no Referral Exclusion List

With new Universal Analytics, every new referral value triggers a new session: How excluding referral traffic affects your data By default, a referral automatically triggers a new session. ...
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Website showing increase visit rate in Google Analytics for those keywords which are not even listed in Google

I have a strange scenario. My website's Google Analytics results are showing the increase rate in visits for those keywords (using Google Organic) which are not listed in Google. I can see in Google ...
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In GA, how can I see which sites I sent the most traffic to?

There is the "Exit Pages" tab, but that only shows what were the pages where people most exited the website. Is there a place or configuration that could show me which external websites or pages my ...
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Google Analytics : Is tracking status instantaneous?

I'm currently trying to setup tracking at my website. I'm trying to determine whether my tracking is actually working. It says Tracking not detected on the Google Analytics page. However, when I go ...
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Google Analytics: How to track goal steps with events?

I am looking for a way to setup several goal steps that are not URLs. My funnel should look like: unique visitor interested visitor (visited more than 1 page) registration started user (event ...
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Google Analytics Campaigns - cleanup URL after arriving to webpage?

After visitor lands to my webpage using campaign url: http://www.mydomain.com?utm_source=signature&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=myname Is it possible to do a rewrite to ...
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Google Analytics goal

I need help with setting up Google Analytics Goal. Actually I have set it up but I have problem connecting the site with the goal. I have two optional goals - destination and event. Event goal is ...
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How to compare page views/visitors to site totals in Google Analytics?

I want to measure the effects in total traffic (views or visitors) of a single URL across a time frame. For example, let's say I published a blog post on July 2012. I want to measure what chunk of ...
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Is Google Analytics' User ID Web Tracking avaible?

I read here that you can set user id for new universal analytics. But The User-ID feature is currently in closed beta and not available to all users. Do you know how to get in this closed beta or ...
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: ...
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Is it possible to filter or segment an event on a user's eCommerce value?

Basically if you have an event set up, lets call it "Bought an Upsell", assume that it has all appropriate values set up, Action, category, label, value, noninteraction. is there a way to answer the ...
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Send additional product data to Google Analytics with Ecommerce tracking

Every GA Ecommerce transaction allows me to send just two variables, name and category, to describe each product. I want to send additional data to create more useful reports. For example, I have ...
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How to get the number of visits by page, for pages from a website?

How to get the number of visits by page, for all pages from a website? (I use Google Analytics, and know how to create a report for that, but I only have the 10 first pages).
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Google Analytics: How to track on site search?

I just created a widget where I can see all the searches like in the screenshot. I use following filter regexp to get all urls I want see: q=([^&]+) But it's still too much information, because I ...
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Create a macro for links' href attribute in Google Tag Manager

In Google Tag Manager, I'd like to track with an event label in Google Analytics the clicked links href attribute. On our front page there is a main Call-To-Action section that actually has 3 links. ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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How do I keep the hash (#) in a URL while using utm query strings in Google Analytics?

I've got a website that uses hash # to identify URLs. So URLs might look like: www.mywebsite.com/somepage.aspx#productname Obviously, "product name" is important here, and I need it to show up in ...
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Why are Google Analytics goal conversion failures showing the same page as one of the funnel steps

I have a simple goal. It's a destination goal, so basically tracking people who come to a page, and sign up for a Eval, then reach the "thank you" page. This seems pretty standard. The question to ...
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Use a GET variable to see a referrer in Google Analytics

I have a system on my site that sends an email to a customer with a certain url in it (not a private url, just the info they've requested). The format of this url is just straight on: ...
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What could cause a drop in direct traffic (all other sources remain constant)?

One of my sites has shown a significant drop in direct traffic. Organic and Referral traffic remain relatively constant. The only possible contributing factor I can think of is a recent DNS change ...
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Ecommerce product information missing with Google Universal Analytics

I recently upgraded to (Google) Universal Analytics but since the upgrade no product information is appearing in my Conversions reports. But, transactions do appear as do all of the other usual ...