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Measuring Google Analytics traffic to files on server which don't have tracking code

Hi I'm wondering how Google Analytics (GA) knows whether people land on some file on my server. I have my GA tracking javascript code on our base url, example.com. I'm wondering how GA knows whether ...
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How to find your own interest categories on Google?

I would like to be able to find out a little bit more about the Interests section on Google Analytics by finding out what it registers my own interests as, however, I'm not sure how one would go about ...
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How are Google Analytic experiments impacted by filters?

Google Content Experiments allow you to create experiments for A/B testing two pages, which then slowly converge on the "better" page depending how the goals are met. However how is this convergence ...
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Decrease in index URLs,and drop in traffic [duplicate]

A site that I work for has had a drop in traffic over the last few weeks.and also Decrease in INDEXING the no of URL's . However, having had a look in Google Webmaster tools, there has been a big ...
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Discrepancies in Google Analytics user counts

So I have two discrepancies in GA user counts that I am trying to understand. The first is that my user count for a subset of the site's lifetime is greater than the entire sites lifetime. ...
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Has anyone figured out a great way to run accurate conversion reporting? [closed]

I don't have a lot of latitude in changing our platform (we are currently using KISSmetrics and Google Analytics) so if someone has a solution on those platforms that would be ideal, but I would like ...
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How can I filter the events in Google Analytics using the new calculated metrics feature?

I'm using this formula to get the conversion rate (and yes I know about Goals Conversion rate but they use unique events for that) {{Total Events}} / {{Sessions}} I want to pass a parameter to the ...
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Tracking only viewed product by customer

I have one query on Google Analytics. I have to track the product which is only viewed by customer and then he/she simply leaves the website. When the customer re-visits the site, I have to show that ...
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Distinct count of custom dimensions in Google Analytics?

I've set up a custom dimension in Google Analytics and I'd like to plot the count of unique values tracked in this custom dimension per day. Is this possible using the Google Analytics website or do I ...
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How to fight off referrer spammers?

Last months I have lots of referrer spammers in my GA statistics. Their count is ~10x higher than count of legit visitors (my site is not very popular yet). I've turned on an option to hide known ...
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How do I know how many users go to page C from page A through page B using Google Analytics? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a shop where the shopper have to login first, for the sake of example. There is a page called /cart where users can see all of the products they added to the cart from previous pages ...
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Are Google Analytics UTM parameters just for landing pages?

I use UTM parameters to know specifics about where people are coming from. From what I can tell, this is really on good for landing pages. If the user does this: landing page >> product ...
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How can you compare product category performance to previous years with Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce?

We upgraded to Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce a few months ago, but there doesn't seem to be a way to compare Product Category Performance to previous years (when we didn't have Enhanced ...
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How many sessions are with specific event triggered multiple times?

I have an event action: event_a that users can trigger by interacting with the page. How can I find out how many sessions were in which users triggered the event_a more than once? I tried setting up ...
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Analytics went to 0 when I switched view to HTTPS

I've had my site and Google Analytics operating on HTTP for years perfectly fine. We recently switched over to HTTPS-only for various and the In-Page Analytics stopped working due to the site being on ...
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Google Analytics - Is Session Time dependent on measured site to be in the current tab?

Suppose that I enter in a site and, 10 seconds later, I change for another tab that contains another site. 19 minutes and 50 seconds after, I return to the original tab and close that site. Which ...
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Google Analytics for custom URL parameters

I want to track the stats for my website with custom GET parameters instead of utm parameters. With UTM the URL gets longer and messy. ...
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Google analytics funnel required steps

I have created a goal in GA which tracks when someone visits the signup page for an application - it works fine. However, in itself that doesn't really help as I want to know if they actually sign up ...
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Get a report of which link of several links to the same other page was pressed in Google Analytics

Is there any way to see via Google Analytics exactly which links were pressed to reach a certain page? For example say I have Page A and from here 200 users are navigating to page B; I would like to ...
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Set a default segment for Google Analytics

I set up a segment that contains the data that my colleagues and I will want to be looking at 90% of the time. The All sessions segment contains superfluous data that we will generally not be ...
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Can you use Google Analytics to figure out which pages got clicks from search engines? (The landing pages report is polluted with other data)

Related to this question How can pages which aren't indexed be reported as landing pages in Google Analytics? I need to be able to find out which pages are being found in the SERPs using Google ...
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Why are people trying to surf to example.com/{{link}}?

I’ve noticed in Google Analytics accessed URLs such as example.com/{{link}}. Is this like an hacking attempt or is there some simple explanation that made some reach such a weird link? Either way, I ...
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How to know if visitors are reading my long-form articles?

I have a website with a couple of long how to's and I would like to know if people are actually reading those articles when they come in from Google. That is, I'd like to learn whether visitors slowly ...
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Google Analytics does not report any keywords with fewer than 5 impressions

I am a webmaster for six websites. I have connected all 5 websites with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Having integrated Google Analytics with Webmaster Tools, I am able to see all ...
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Migrating to Google Universal Analytics

I'm currently using ga.js and I want to upgrade to the universal analytics. Do I need to restate all my old ga calls to do that or is it backwards compatible. The google documentation seems a big ...
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Google Analytics - How to See More Detailed Browser and OS Info at Same Time?

I know how to see high-level browser, OS, and device info in Google Analytics. And I know how to see detailed info by category (i.e. IE > IE11, IE10, IE9, etc.). But how can I see detailed ...
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Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools on separate sub-domains

I am working on a site which has multiple subdomains to handle localisation. The site is translated into roughly 20 languages all with it's own subdomain, example.com, en.example.com, es.example.com, ...
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time for my website to get content updated with new content.

It has been 2 months after we launched a website with original content. During the first month after the launch, we have edited the content so many times and lastly fixed the required content with ...
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Differences in Core Reporting API metrics due to users metric

When I used the Google Analytics Core Reporting API to make queries to retrieve data from a GA view I saw quite some big changes in metrics such as sessions, transactions and number of newusers in ...
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How can pages which aren't indexed be reported as landing pages in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics I have thousands of landing pages reported, however on checking some of them they aren't indexed in Google, this is expected as the have robots NOINDEX tag in the source code. So ...
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How to create a goal in Google Analytics with respect to ONLY page traffic by Organic Search (Google)?

I am considering search traffic to be the important aspect of my goal. However, I find no way to add this criteria to consider goal Only and only if the traffic comes by organic search. I also have ...
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Google Analytics - customize view as statcounter's “Recent came from”

I recently moved to Analytics and was overwhelmed by the choice. A view I'm missing from Statcounter is the "recent came from", which is a list of recent referral activity and the landing page, as ...
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Can one create a new goal for previous AdWords visitors if they now go to the goal page?

I know you cant create goals retrospectively in Analytics and AdWords. But I have been converting most of my AdWords customers in my showroom, not online through the ecommerce part of the website. I ...
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

I have two sites, a website and a web application. Both the site and the application uses the same Google Analytics tracking code, and I then use filters to show data for the site and the app. I am ...
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Google Analytics - Referral Exclusion List Not Working

I'm managing a Google Analytics implementation on a fairly large e-commerce site. We're a big enough site to have multiple subdomains... So, we have: www.ourshop.com www.community.ourshop.com ...
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Determine transactions from users who visited a specific page

I'm hoping to confirm my understanding how how segments work in Google Analytics. I've created a segment with only the following Condition: Page - contains - r=hp Will this segment include any ...
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Get geolocation and city name via Google Analytics API

I'd like to extract a the name of the city of a visitor and preferably also the geolocation (latitude + longitude) of those visitors. Is this possible via the Google Analytics API and if so, how?
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How to exclude traffic based on geographical location in Google Analytics

I see a lot of traffic coming from 1 city in a country on which my site is not even focused. I also know it's not a real user, so I want to exclude all traffic coming from that city in my reports, ...
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How can I see a list of Keywords with Goal progress for each?

I have created several goals in Google Analytics and I want to view the keywords we've bid on with the Conversion Rate for each Goal. I've connected GA and Adwords. I can see the Goals but not by ...
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Limit to events created in Google Analytics

I was wondering if there was a limit to the number of events that can be created on one property of Google Analytics. I'm aware that there's the 500 hits per session limitation for hits(including ...
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In Google analytics, how do I see the paths through my site that users took to get to a page?

On my site I'm currently trying to work out the typical paths that users follow within my site in order to get to an end result of a certain page. I have discovered how to use landing page- to see ...
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Google Analytics/Chrome spying? [closed]

I just got to the bottom of a very weird issue. I noticed when I access certain pages on my website, then looked at my server, it was like I clicked on the page twice, or three times. I could not ...
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What is the proper way to determine revenue by page?

On our site we have some landing pages and some category pages with the same products on them. I want to determine which is more effective by looking at the pageviews and revenue generated for each. ...
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How to find the keywords that Google searchers are using to find my site [duplicate]

I have been using Google Analytics for some time and unfortunately it hides the searches that have led users to click into my site. Is there any reliable source where I could check the daily searches ...
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How to get rid of “Analytics Education” when logging into Google Analytics?

Each time I open Google Analytics reporting view, I am presented with their "Analytics Education" pop in: How to have this pop in closed by default please?
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100% bounce rate with non-zero average time in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

Getting this on keyword reports: 100% bounce rate, 1 pageview and average session duration 24 minutes. I've gone through all of my other analytics properties and this is the first time I see this ...
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With Google Analytics goal tracking how can I have more checkouts than made it to the last step of the funnel?

I have a a Google Analytics goal and funnel questions that I cannot work out. It is for a vehicle rental booking website. I need to work out how to create a funnel that tracks correctly through a ...
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I can't track page on analytics

I have a form on a page that I have received 78 responses from. When I try to find and track this page to see how many people didn't submit the form, I can't find the page in analytics anywhere.
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Graphing user sessions vs transactions

I'm trying to graph user sessions (or page views) against transactions on our website via Google Analytics. I can easily get transactions OR sessions to show up, but not both. In the picture below ...
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Link two Google Analytics accounts so purchases are tracked as conversions when users switch sites to checkout

I have 2 seperate web applications with 2 seperate Google Analytics accounts. Users can add items to their shopping basket on one site, and then transfer over to the 2nd site to checkout. Therefore ...