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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Prevent pings from inflating Google Analytics

The company I work at creates lots of mobile apps. Some app developers have added code to hit oursite.com to check for things like connectivity. So, I get thousands of hits every day that aren't ...
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Why does Doubleclick get added to my page (sometimes) when I use Google Analytics?

I have a website that I manage myself on a VPS, so in theory everything should be under my control. I have no advertising whatsoever -- in fact, the only external script I run is for Google Analytics: ...
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Google Analytics wrong data display when filtered by amount of days

In google analytics, when i view data for last 1 month and rollover on 30th sep it shows 378 sessions as shown below: If i just change the dates to the same day that is 30th sep, i get 2,666 ...
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Limit pageviews from Google Analytics API to the last 30 minutes

I am trying to find a way to query Google Analytics through the API to get pageviews for the last 30 minutes. Like they have available through the Google Analytics console, but I want to put it in an ...
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Modifying existing Google analytics events, retaining data associations

We have numerous google analytics events that are setup and have existed for a couple years collecting data. I want to add additional events and in some cases, modify some of the existing ones to ...
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Does “unique visitors” in Google Analytics mean “number of different people”?

My website's Google Analytics shows me 100,000 unique visitors for a time period of 12 full months. Does that means that these are actually 100,000 different people that visited my website in a year? ...
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How to enable webmaster tools in google analytics

Whenever I try to enable webmaster tools from within my Google analytics account, the following happens: I click on SEO section from within analytics: . A screen appears notifying me I need ...
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Viewing results from tags implemented with Google Tag Manager in Google Analytics

I have some click events that I want tracked throughout a site and want to set this tracking up with Google Tag Manager. After setting the tags I am able to use the preview mode for tag manager to ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I'm using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links / banners. Recently I have noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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Why is Google Analytics reporting pageviews for a page without tracking code installed?

I have a site that's incorrectly tagged, so GA tracking is only placed on some of the pages (that's not the problem - I can fix this!). As you'd expect, GA reports these pages without the tracking ...
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Can Google Analytics be used to track email campaigns and purchases from those users?

We distribute emails to customers about new upcoming courses. We would like to track how many users arrived on our web application from the emails and ordered a course. Would Google Analytics help us ...
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Why Google analytics shows self referral

One of my client has website with sub domain. After Google has launched universal analytics, i started seeing own domain and sub-domains as referral traffic! I already implemented base URL in ...
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Why do I get so many visitors from Germany?

This has bothered me for a long time as it puts my sites bounce rate up. I am based in the UK and my business covers this country and no others, so I have never advertised outside of the UK but for ...
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Completely disable Google Analytics at sites.google.com

I don't have Google Analytics account and don't want to use it on my site at sites.google.com, but nevertheless Ghostery shows that Google uses their own Google Analytics. Is it possible? Or is it ...
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See goal conversion for before I created the goal?

I just created a Goal in Google Analytics. The goal creation/admin page shows: This Goal would have a 35.71% conversion rate based on your data from the past 7 days. Problem: Despite what ...
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How to track demographic info of child (under 18 years old) website users?

I'm used to using Google Analytics and Hitwise to get demographic info (particularly age) of a websites' users. Neither of these track users under 18. I know it's unlikely for a range of reasons, but ...
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How to calculate unique number of events, one event per user in Google Analytics?

We have an event which fires every time user initiates a download. How is it possible to calculate number of downloads occurred let's say this month & calculate only 1 download per 1 user? If to ...
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Will using Google Analytics on my website improve its SEO results?

Will I have better SEO results if I have Google Analytics on my website, or does Google not care if I'm using their analytics software?
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How to debug Google Analytics when it it only works on my HTTPS site?

I have two websites that I would like to monitor and have created to google accounts for them: https://secure.example.com.au (secure sub-domains only) http://*.example.com.au (all domains including ...
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How do I filter HTTPS URLs in Google Analytics?

Most pages on our website use http:// - but some pages use https:// I want to filter out of Google Analytics anything starting with https:// as it's not relevant to our analytics, is there a way to ...
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How to track Campaigns in Google Analytics without using UTM parameters?

Showing UTMs when linking from one site you own to another is kind of like wearing open-toed shoes at work: it's unseemly and unprofessional. But it's effective. Traffic spills nicely into Google ...
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Fraudulent Click Bombing Sites

I am getting a fraudulent site 'visit4money.com' as the 2nd top referral in Google Analytics. This website seems to have tens of thousands of members who keep coming to my site and fade away after ...
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Does Google Analytics search term exclusions work for (not provided)?

Having recently migrated to the Universal Analytics version of Google Analytics I now am able to use the Search Term Exclusions feature to divert organic branded search to the 'direct' channel instead ...
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Google Analytics for cookie-based A/B testing (same URL for A and B)

I have a website with share-friendly URLs like example.com/register I implemented A/B testing as a cookie because I don't want ugly unsharable URLs like example.com/registerA and ...
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Tracking Traffic Through a Certain Page

I'm looking for some help with the Google Analytics Behavior Flow. I want to track all the traffic through a section of our site that ends up going to another particular section of my web site. Any ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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Traffic difference between sub-domain.example.com AND example.com/sub-domain

It is possible to create sub-domains for a website in these two ways: sub-domain.example.com example.com/sub-domain example.com is the main website. Between the above implementations is there any ...
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Best way to find out how many hits a site gets, without slow load times

I am building a translation website. One of my priorites is load times. Recently I added a Google Analytics tracking script, which provides exceptionally complex information about the site, but also ...
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How to track pixel density with Google Tag Manager

I originally had it setup like How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics? with Universal Analytics by setting custom demisions. However, we recently had to switch to tag manager. ...
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How do I see total “Sessions” for certain pages on Google Analytics?

On Google Analytics, I can use the Behavior tab to see the details of my pages and how many Page Views and Unique Page Views they generated. I want to know if there is a way to select a number of ...
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Page title in Google Analytics “Behavior flow”

Is it possible to display a page title instead of page URL in Behavior flow?
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Tracking event completion based on page referral

I have a question about trying to get some detailed information around specific event completion. I'm wondering if it is possible within Google Analytics to track event completion within a specific ...
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Is it possible to track URL parameters and then the value of a cookie?

I have recently launched a site for a customer which we would like to track initial visits on URLs like below via Google Analytics, and then track revisits on their respective referral code: Users ...
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Issues overriding page field value in pageview tracking in Google Analytics

I decided to override page value which is send to GA on page view. Reasons for override were: Not always page title is unique (some pages have one title) Page URLs are ugly and meaning less and ...
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Google Analytics report detailing major iOS versions

I need to create a report in GA, which shows the share of major iOS versions: 6, 7 and 8. It's quite easy to add the dimension for operating system version, but it has all the minor versions (21 ...
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Can goals in Google Analytics be backdated after the goal's URL changed?

We've redesigned our site, and the single goal URL that we used became out of date. We forgot to update it, but have done so now. We see that the goals for this month are still zero. Therefore, I ...
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How to track conversion funnels across multiple domains with Google Analytics, getClicky, and CloudFlare

What we need: We need to implement funnel and conversion tracking across multiple domains. Currently, we have funnels that start in one domain but end in another domain. We have full control and ...
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Can Google Analytics be implemented on a site with multiple iframes using Google Tag manager?

I'm working on adding Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. I'm adding the tracking code to an existing tag programmed using Iframes in almost every page of the site. There are multiple ...
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Can I use Google Analytics for multiple versions of an application on different domains

We have a commercial web application which customers buy and host on different domains. I want to add google analytics tracking to all the instances of the application that will give me aggregate data ...
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How to filter event flow by category?

I have two categories for an event. one for the website and the other for a javascript app. I want to know what's happening in the app and don't want to see the website events like page views etc. ...
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How to set up a Goal Funnel with new Google Analytics. i.e. Universal Analytics?

I just signed up for Google Analytics after watching some YouTube videos but the Google Analytics site looks totally different. Nonetheless, I was able to set up Goals but how do you set up Funnels ...
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Google Analytics Not Detecting Tracking Code

I installed google analytics tracking code on my website. It is not being detected on the google analytics app. I did notice though that the default url in the google analytics app is set to ...
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Google PageSpeed, optimizing Google's own elements

I'm trying Google's PageSpeed online service Ironically, it's primarily highlighting Google's own services as something that needs improvement on my site 1) jQuery from Google: blocking. So I moved ...
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How to filter traffic coming to particular page from other page?

I've got page A linking to page B. There are also other pages linking to B. How can I see traffic that is coming to page B only from page A? I can somehow do it via Behavior flow: Behavior > ...
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google analytics - real-time user stats vs audience overview user stats

When looking at the real-time analytics reporting for our app, it shows around 150-180 users, say around 10AM (our peak usage time). When I look at the Audience Overview report for the same day ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I plot behavior over time (example: Session Duration)

Is it possible to plot or graph "Behavior" over time? In particular Audience->Behavior->Engagement->Session Duration. I'd like to know if we're getting better or worse. So far I've found a way to ...
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Analytics and AdSense Integration

I tried to link my Analytics and AdSense accounts. But there exist a problem. Analytics redirects me to AdSense account and AdSense is redirects me to Analytics. And this is unlimited loop. On this ...
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In Google Analytics real-time how is it determined if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user?

In Google Analytics real-time visitors, how does Google determine if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user? By resolution of the device? By browser headers (seems unlikely because I believe it's ...
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Export the drop off rate for all the pages in Google Analytics

I want to export the drop off rate information from user flow in GA. The only way to see this information appears to be to actually click in each "group" within the user flow dashboard to see this ...
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My WordPress site is not tracked by Google Analytics anymore

I have changed my WordPress theme. Suddenly I could see that Google Analytics is not tracking anymore for the past two days. How to re-verify that? Also I have enable tracking code in All in one SEO ...