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Tracking clicks to my site from a link in an email (normal email, not a newsletter) using Google Analytics

We sometimes send out links to one part of our site that is password protected, at the moment what we are doing to check if the recipient clicks on it, is to not give them the password and when they ...
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Getting the full referral URL from Google Analytics

I have looked how to find this information and all I can find is old information on how to do it which doesn't work now, such as: http://www.sebastienpage.com/2009/05/06/google-analytics-trick-see-the-...
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What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?

I am reading about web analytic and came across GTM and GA. It seems that GA is a service provided by google which generates reports and statistics on website traffic. As per my limited understanding ...
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Google Analytics Custom Report - How to restric to a specfic URL?

Is there a way to create a custom report that will show traffic to a specific URL of your site?
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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How to view custom Google Analytics dashboards month-by-month

By default, the custom Google analytics dashboard widget which shows data in a timeline, shows the data on a day-by-day timeline. I would like to see the timeline data in a month-by-month view within ...
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Is there a way to distinguish Analytics logs between Universal and pre-universal code?

I'd like to filter the Analytics log by the version of the code who made them. The goal is to grant that all the Analytics logs id done by the new Universal version.
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How to keep track of how many hits on a redirect page with Google Analytics

I've written a simple redirect script in PHP that takes a resource ID and then redirects the user to the appropriate page. The main motivation was if all of my links were to break because the service ...
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Why are the converted clicks totals different between Locations and Keywords in Google Analytics?

Here is my case: Under "Campaign → Keywords", the total converted clicks (search + display network) is 3. Under "Settings → Locations", the total converted clicks is 2. Why are the two values ...
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Use Google Analytics to target different sections of a blog

I have a blog that targets different regions. The Europe region blog has different sections in different local languages such as English, French and German. I wonder how to track and analyze the ...
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Should I use multiple goals to track conversions of multiple versions of home page?

I have a WordPress site. I have created 4 different versions of the home page, and created a Google experiment to equally distribute traffic between the 5 pages (including the original home page). I ...
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How do I build a custom report of referral traffic for a set of domains in google analytics?

I am building links for my client's website and need to make a custom report in google analytics to show traffic only of the links i build. I have tried the following: Set up custom report Define ...
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GA tracking utm query params after hashbang

We currently use a hashbang for the portion of our site that generates dynamic content which can also be deep linked. Our analytics team wants to use utm params to track the referral traffic from ...
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Will using two different tracking codes affect my SERP

Hello everyone and thanks for your time! I am now facing a problem after a site migration. New site is basically an improved version of old site, with the same content and some extras. After ...
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How to use Google Analytics to get a distribution of time on page for a specific set of pages?

Google Analytics provides a fairly comprehensive breakdown for session duration under Audience > Behavior > Engagement: But I'm having trouble finding a similar GA view or other means of pulling ...
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Google Anlytics - User Type Tracking

just a question about a custom dashboard in GA. I'd like to to monitor only help/faq pages in my site. I've created a dashboard that filter only the pages I need vs Unique Page views, but I want a ...
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Google Analytics Destination Goal

Is it possible to track how long does it take for a user to reach their goal via Destination Goal in Google Analytics? Something similar to checkout process, google starts tracking from when the ...
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Google Analytics - Do I track an info popup as pageview or event

I have some popups on my page that provide that can be opened by the user to get more information. Should I track them as page view or as events? Whats the right way to go here?
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How do you track display impressions in Google Analytics on non Google networks?

Google Analytics has a Multi-Channel funnel analysis feature that we’d like to use to understand assisted conversions and how each channel has impacted on conversion beyond just last interaction ...
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Allow a third party to access my Google Analytic account

As a webmaster I have my Google account which contains all of the Google Analytics used by the various sites I manage. My question is can I give a third party (the site owner) access to one of the ...
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Referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net . I don't have adwords running

I am seeing referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net in Google Analytics reports off late. They are very sparse but it's there. I am confused as I understand this may be referral from AdWords but I ...
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How do I see the websites that users are coming from?

I'm certain that at one point I was able to look at a breakdown of inbound URLs. Now I can't find it anywhere! It seems like this would be a common use of GA, but I couldn't find instructions for ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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Allow parent site of iFrame to be a referral in Google Analytics

My website is advertised through various magazine websites. One in particular "links" to us by showing their website, a very brief header, and then our website displayed within an iFrame on their ...
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Tracking user experience and behavior on a website using Google Analytics to display related products

How can I track a user action on my website? What I want to do is track when the user viewed product, and then display related products to the user. Would this be different between ga.js and ...
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Option for Integrating Google Webmaster into Analytics is Missing

I have been asked to integrate Google Webmaster with Google Analytics. I have been looking up tutorials but to no avail. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1120006?hl=en The above says to ...
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Google Analytics Funnel With Steps for Google, Facebook or Twitter Login

I have a goal in my site for users to download some content, but they need to be logged in. So, if they are not the system prompts them to either login or register. For both these actions they can ...
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Why would a page appear in Google Analytics with 0 pageviews?

Our google analytics site shows pages speeds (i.e. /User/1020120) with specific dates (19 March, 20 seconds to load the page). But the Page Views column is always 0 for those pages. How can the ...
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What does it mean when Google Analytics says that a bug causes doubled visit counts that are automatically corrected?

When I logged into Google Analytic's account, I have set out this warning Google Analytic's says: Universal properties created prior to December 2013 may temporarily report doubled Visits counts ...
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Do AdWords conversions only track AdWords visitors?

I have set up an AdWords conversion and put the conversion tracking JS code on a test page. However, I don't see any conversions tracked when I visit it. Does the AdWords conversion tracking only ...
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How to read Google Analytics events data?

My question is about Android application button press tracking, but I believe there is no big difference with button press on the web page, so I ask the question here. I would like to track user ...
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Combine totals from two Google Analytics

I have multiple websites in Google Analytics. I can see a summary from the home dashboard of each site. How can I combine the count from each site, so I can see how many views, unique visitors, etc, ...
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80% of Website Traffic coming from Just one Town in USA - Strange?

For the last month, 80% of my total traffic was coming from just one Town in the USA. Here are the attributes: It is one of the richest towns in California in USA which defies logic since I run a ...
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Why does bot traffic have a high (e.g. 100%) bounce rate in GA?

Since bots may request many pages at a time, why do they so often have a 100% bounce rate? It seem unlikely that they would only request one page, then leave for over 30 minutes, then request another ...
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I can't see the no Referral Exclusion List in Google Analytics

I'm trying to stop self referrals by adding my site to the Referral Exclusion list but I can't find it anywhere. I used this Google help document. Could this be because I have not upgraded to ...
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Exclude domain from Google Analytics account

Some fool has implemented their Google Analytics tracking snippet on their website with my Tracking ID meaning my GA account is receiving data that I am not interested in from a website I have no ...
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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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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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“manage brand terms” option in GA

As of today I have a new setting in one of my Google Analytics Accounts in Admin->Channel Groupings which is called "Manage Brand Terms" (see screenshot). I have not found documentation for this ...
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Building a funnel retroactively in Google Analytics

I have a issue with trying to devise a funnel in Google Analytics. I am not looking to create a goal funnel, as I am looking to do it retroactively on my data so I need to either do the crunching ...
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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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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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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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With Google Analytics, is it possible to check a specific page in Multi-Channel conversion attribution?

I'm somewhat new to Google Analytics, and I'm trying to track all conversions that are assisted by a particular landing page, because I don't expect an instant purchase. I have e-commerce tracking set ...
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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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What is the exact function of Google Analytic's “Social Settings”?

I recently discovered the "Social Settings" section under Google Analytic's Admin section. Google's explanation of this is very vague despite the fact that it apparently limits and alters how some of ...
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What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path?

What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path for a Landing Page? Edit1 I'm not able to upload attachments yet so I uploaded two screenshots here: I go to "Site Content->Landing ...
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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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Why don't dashboard widgets display custom dimension data for dates other than the current day in Google Analytics?

I currently send events to my Google Analytics account with custom dimensions and custom metrics. I use the measurement protocol to send these events. I set a Dashboard with a widget per custom ...