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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Google analytics web data vastly different than the core reporting API data

I am trying to pull the exact same data i am seeing in my dashboard via the core reporting API for Google Analytics. However I just dont seem to understand why the data can be so different even for ...
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What does the 'c' language represent in Google Analytics?

Checking out my Google Analytics I see I am getting a good amount of hits from a language just called 'c'. This normally wouldn't bug me, but all these 'c' hits have a 100% bounce rate. As these ...
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Google Analytics track referrals with query strings

How does one track referrals with query strings? I found articles describing filters but they're all from 2011 and the current dashboard doesn't match what I see in the articles.
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Google Analytics: How do I report a custom event programatically? [closed]

I am just learning GA as part of a new program our company is rolling out. I'm sending the following custom event whenever a user clicks on a button on our test site: <button ...
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Google Analytics assign multiple values to a custom variable at pagelevel

I am using Google Analytics custom variable to track the category for a product. Product A has 3 categories: catA, catB and catC. This changes at page level because we load different products on ...
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Setting up Google Analytics filter to exclude any spam IP which hits wp-login.php

I'm launching a new website, not hosted on WordPress, but the majority of the (thin) traffic is junk like this: 46.165.211.194 "GET /wp-login.php HTTP/1.0" 404 8012 "-" "-" 46.165.211.194 "GET ...
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How to track users who access an app three times a week in Google Analytics

I have an IOS app that is being tracked, and I'm looking to find unique users who use the app 3 or more times a week. I am able to find users who logged three sessions in a particular week, but I'd ...
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Avg Page Load Time on Google Analytics

For a particular day, Site Speed Page Timings in Google Analytic is 23.77 Secs. I selected that particular day and used Day mode to see timing hourly. There when I Added City as 2nd filter then I saw ...
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Determining the value of a landing page missing Google Analytics

Using Google Analytics, if someone lands on my site onto a page without Google Analytics, and then clicks a link to a page with Google Analytics, can I see that? I have an e-commerce site where most ...
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Web Analytics for knowledge base articles

Like most companies, our support team has a help page/knowledge base available online. We've got Google Analytics setup on the site as a whole and I'd like to start better utilizing the tools ...
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Google Analytics with transactions - quanity mismatch?

We've been using Google Analytics reporting for some time now and we tend to focus on GA > Conversions > Ecommerce > Transactions (on left hand menu) Columns: "Transaction" listing all orders with ...
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Is there a way to see not provided keywords in Google Analytics

We have set up GA on several websites to gather information about traffic to the site. We know about the organic keywords that are displayed under the Acquisition section of the traffic report. But we ...
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Move a well-indexed website from one framework to another

My company decided to get a new website, while retaining the same domain (e.g., mycompany.com). We are currently using Joomla (still active), and the new website will be a self-hosted WordPress. ...
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Determine number of times and how long a user is logged in using Google Analytics

Is it possible to find out how many times and how long a user is logged into a site using Google Analytics?
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Why use underscores in URLs with UTMs?

Back in the day (2005), Matt Cutts said "use dashes, not underscores" in URLs. But that was before search engines got smart, and now it seems it doesn't really matter what you use in canonical URLs. ...
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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: Issue with cross domain tracking [closed]

I am facing a very strange issue. My website is http://www.example.com (1) and order page is https://order.example.com (2). When ever my user switch from (1) to (2), it creates problem and my ...
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Google Analytics regards direct access as referral for subdomain

When I directly access subdomain.mydomain.com by entering it in the browser's address bar, Google Analytics Realtime Overview indicates that top referral is mydomain.com. I'm sure that I'm the only ...
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Duplicate title error in Webmaster Tools

I have changed some URLs in my site then to prevent Webmaster Tools duplicate error I redirected (301) old URLs to new URLs also I tried to remove old URLs in "Optimization > Remove URLs" section of ...
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Google Analytics custom variables not working as expected?

I'm having some trouble to make GA Custom variables work on my website. After following all the tutorials, seeking documentation, debugging with Firebug, I cannont understand what is wrong with my ...
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Cart Abandonment Rate report

I've read web analytics 2.0 from Avinash Kaushik and wondered how to create report on Cart Abandonment rate in Google Analytics. I want to create what Avinash describes as: Cart Abandonment Rate ...
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Google Analytics not tracking e-commerce events from AdWords

I have problems tracking e-commerce events from AdWords. The problem is that we can see the events in AdWords but we can't see them in Google Analytics. The rest of the events that come from the same ...
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Track additional e-commerce data - Impact of x on conversion rate

A client of the company I work for is moving to Google Analytics from Coremetrics and want to track the effect of certain items on the product details page on the conversion rate. In coremetrics, ...
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Custom Analytics report with multiple tabs

Is it possible to set up a custom report with multiple tabs, and have each tab filter data differently? I have too many metrics to use a dashboard.
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Using Google Analytics to view product hits

I am using Google Analytics but fairly new to it. I have a list of products on my site, they have the following URL: example.com/product/1 example.com/product/2 In Google Analytics, how can I ...
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A/B testing problem Optimizely and Google Analytics with Screen Resolution=(not set)

We've setup an A/B in Optimizely to test a completely new design: http://offerta.se that we're testing against our legacy design: http://offerta.se/?classic=1 Optimizely is setup to redirect 50% ...
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Tracking dynamic events in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to implement dynamic events in my platform to trackearlos. My question is: For generating these events and who are trackeados in Google Analytics to put the push of the "onclick" to do ...
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What are the differences between creating a remarketing list in Analytics versus a remarketing list in Adwords?

Both Google Analytics and Google Adwords seem to have the capability of creating remarketing lists. If you opt for the Analytics option, you can then share that list with (only) Adwords. So are there ...
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I have multiple versions of the same landing page. How can I tell Google Analytics which is being viewed?

I'm sending a link to a landing page to a number of different companies and need to be able to tell Google Analytics which company is viewing the page and when. I of course have my original link to ...
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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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Google Analytics Status: Tracking Not installed

I set up a website, and below is my main page. As you see I have added the tracking code, but when I login to google analytics, I see Google Analytics Status: Tracking Not installed. If you think ...
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Why does abandoment rate not equal the inverse of funnel conversion rate?

I have a Google Analytics account. For a given time period, the abandonment rate on a single goal is 73.15% on the "Goal Overview" page. If I switch pages to the "Funnel Visualization" for the exact ...
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When do hours start when viewing visitors by hour in Google Analytics

When I use Google Analytics to view my website visitors by hour, when does the hour start and finish? For example, if Google Analytics tells me that I have 17 visitors at 14:00, does that mean I have ...
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Google Analytics: Value ecommerce transaction value

I have problem with the ecommerce goals in google universal analytics. I would like to set up a URL goal to signal the completion of an e-commerce transaction. So the manual says that I have to leave ...
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Can we use both Google Analytics (Asynchronous) and Google Analytics with Display Advertising code in same page

I have Google Analytics (Asynchronous) script <script type=”text/javascript”> _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXX-X']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { ...
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How to setup multiple Google Analtyics goals that have the same final page but different steps to get there

I have a set of white papers that each have its own page on my site. Visitors have to fill out a basic form to get one. If they fill out the form, they get that specific paper. The "thank you" page is ...
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Interpret data from Google Analytics (queries)

I have this data in my Google Analytics > acquisition > search engine optimization > queries: I don't really understand how to interpret it. What does it mean the writing under the big numbers? ...
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How to delete Analytics property from list in Webmaster Tools?

When I look at the Google Analytics Property page in Webmaster Tools (where you associate a Google Analytics web property with a Webmaster Tools site), I see a list of a bunch of properties with weird ...
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Determining Social Referrals in Google Analytics

I have a question about social referrals in Google Analytics: Firstly, When I go here: Acquisition -> Channels -> Social a significant portion of my Social Networks is recorded as "not set". Why ...
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What does this % number in Google Analytics reflect?

In an In-Page Analytics report in Google Analytics, I see 6.7% and 159 clicks as displayed in this screenshot: What does the percent number reflect? Is that the number of clicks vs. clicks to the ...
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How to enable Content Grouping in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to find where "Content Grouping" settings are located in Google Analytics. In their docs they say: Click Admin at the top of any Analytics page. Use the menu in the View column to ...
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Custom report based on query string in Analytics

I thought this would be pretty simple but i can't really figure out how to use a query string to create a custom report. I have multiple pages where all have a query string called ?platform=. There ...
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Tracking content from 3rd party widget using Google Analytics

I have a situation where I generate content (a widget which is composed of simple divs specifically) and serve them to 3rd party sites both synchronously & asynchronously. While serving those ...
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Find the user and date a filter was created in Google Analytics

How do we find out which user created a filter and on what date within Google Analytics? Google search results are sparse on this very specific topic.
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Google Analytics and Webmasters Tools for multilingual website

This is the first time I am doing a multilingual website and I have a few issues: I have 3 languages, each in its separated folder: en/, it/, ru/. In the <head> section of each one I have ...
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Google Analytics dasboard widget to only show organic traffic coming from search enginges

I am now displaying organic traffic in a Google Analytics dashboard widget by filtering Medium and Traffic Type, and they both are set to organic. What do I set in filters to show just a specific ...
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How to track site searches in Google Analytics?

I would like to set up search queries in Google Analytics to have stats of site searches, however it doesn't seem to show me any stats. This is what I have entered so far: On my site, searching (or ...
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Implementing Google ecommerce tracking code

I am trying to set up e-commerce tracking on my custom e-commerce site. On the thank you for ordering page I have added this code at the bottom, it also has the normal ga.js tracking code in the ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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Multiple mirror sites and SEO

I have one master website website.com/master and many mirror sites website.com/rep1, website.com/rep2, etc. The content, except for the contact information, is identical on all of them. We make it ...