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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
145 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
67 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
158 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
156 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
486 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
511 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

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.
9
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
245 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
115 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
321 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

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. ...
4
votes
2answers
229 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

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(){ ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
374 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Issue in Google Analytics tracking code. [Status: Tracking Not Installed] [closed]

i am using Google Analytics tracking code for tracking site views but it shows Status: Tracking Not Installed here is my tracking code . <script> ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Google Analytics: why does search input have less clicks than the submit button?

I recently added Enhanced Link Attribution to my site and was looking over some of the data. I noticed that the search input box had 1% of the clicks, and the submit button had 14% of the clicks. This ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Is it possable to see were a t.co link was originaly posted / refered from?

We get quite allot of referal traffic from t.co/ links showing up in Google Analytics, which is great, but with any decent source of traffic its really helpful to be able to see where it was ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

Google Analytics Kiosk: URL that compares current month to last, and is permalink

We have a kiosk that runs all the time. We display the overview report with this month vs last month comparison. But I have to come in and refresh the page and reset the period every day. Is there ...
1
vote
1answer
173 views

Filtering European traffic in Google Analytics

I'd like to filter incoming information, with one profile containing U.S. traffic and another E.U. traffic. U.S. was easy enough... Custom Filter Include Filter Field: Country Filter Pattern: ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

What does Google Analytics show if a user opts out of GA tracking

What can you see if a user opts out of Google Analytics tracking using the browser plugin, can you see that they came, but not much else ie. they show up as a direct visitor, or do they not show up at ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Google Analytics - include filter not working

I just added an include filter this morning in my domain (test.org). I have: Custom Filter > Include > Request URI > ^/test-a/46212$|^/test-a/46212|^/test-a/46315 Now after I go to Content > Site ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

How to monitor traffic on a single page that I control when I don't control the domain?

I have a webpage like www.site.com/myaccount/foo/index.htm I have complete control over the HTML on this page (e.g., I can insert a script). However, I have no control over the rest of the site. ...
7
votes
1answer
186 views

How to detect and track broken pages using Google Analytics or some other tool?

On my blog (WordPress), I am using a caching plugin, and somehow it happens that on my popular posts, the page broke, which means the generated HTML never reached the ending HTML tag and broke in ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

How can I create a sitemap for 2000 products powered by a single php page?

Usually I generate sitemaps using www.xml-sitemaps.com and the limit is 500 pages. My website has barely 30, but I have a lot of products in my database, so the page product.php becomes ...
1
vote
2answers
510 views

Is there any way to get data from Google Analytics Per Page Visit

I am using Google Analytics to track visitors of my website. I also want to track IP address of the visitor but Google doesn't allow this. Now I am thinking that I must save IP address of the visitor ...
1
vote
1answer
773 views

Force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status?

Is there a way to force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status? I just installed the tracking code but I want GA to verify whether I installed the code correctly. GA's last check is few ...
1
vote
1answer
393 views

Can I determine if someone watched an embedded YouTube video with Google Analytics?

I have a video hosted on YouTube that I want to embed on a landing page. Is it possible that I tell who clicked on the video to watch / how long they watched it? They would watch it right on the ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

How do I break the infinite loop that results when I try and link my Google AdSense and Google Analytics accounts?

It seems that it is currently impossible to link a Google Analytics and AdSense accounts. I this true? I am definitely an administrator in both accounts (both use the same Google login too) From the ...
2
votes
1answer
171 views

Does Google Analytics have any problem tracking app_offline.htm?

I use app_offline.htm for ASP.net v4.0 to temporarily shuts the site down with a check back soon message on that page. I still want to track this page for the number of visitors. Just curious, does ...
2
votes
1answer
467 views

Histogram view of event value distribution

We're using Event Tracking to keep track of interactions with rich native advertising units. Events are fired any time a page containing the unit is loaded (to determine denominator for interaction ...
0
votes
1answer
600 views

Does Google Analytics subdomain tracking need to be set up on every subdomain simultaneously?

I'm cleaning up the Google Analytics tracking for a complex corporate website. The website is spread across a bunch of subdomains (www.example.com for the main content, dev.example.com for developer ...
0
votes
1answer
174 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
442 views

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 ...
11
votes
4answers
598 views

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: ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
228 views

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" ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
945 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
258 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
184 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

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%? ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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?