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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 ...
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Tracking across synced devices

How is a visit treated in Google Analytics when you move across synced devices? As a new visit or is the cookie shared, keeping the session alive? For example, Chrome's tab syncing feature or iCloud ...
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Google analytics showing weird /browse.php accessed pages

In Google Analytics, I'm seeing access to pages that don't exist with weird query params: Screenshot: I don't even have a browse.php page. What can this be?
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Google Analytics Search and Replace filter including request URI parts that have been exluded

I have a search and replace filter that should "roll up" pages underneath different apps. MY URLs have the structure hostname/app-name/page.htm?query App name could be one of several options. My ...
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How does Google Analytics track re-entry into a goal funnel?

How does Google Analytics tracks users? Is each user is tracked as unique user? I have a doubt about a goal flow in Google Analytics. I'm working on an ecommerce site. I set the goal as reach the ...
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Does Google Analytics not track data accurately when reporting the same pages to multiple accounts?

I am reporting my traffic to 2 different Google Analytics accounts. Using Universal Analytics, I am doing something like: ga('create', 'UA-XXXX', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); ga('create', ...
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Google analytics shows wrong number of page views, asp.net website

Sometimes it can be for example 4500 requests, after a few hours it shows a few thousand less. What is wrong? It looks like analytics corrects itself. I changed from classic to Universal a few ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product ...
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Is there a way to see Desktop Events vs Mobile Events in Google Analytics like it does Goals?

In Google Analytics in the Mobile Overview it shows Desktop / Mobile / Tablet and has columns for conversions/goals. Most of our setup is using Event triggers not linked to any Goal though. For ...
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Random traffic sources on Google Analytics

According to Google Analytics, a lot of my traffic comes from random small websites. However, when I go on those websites, I don't see a link to my website. What's going on here? My first thought was ...
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Google analytics and Adwords showing very different figures

In AdWords I have 1 advert running only. The landing page includes a querystring so I can track it. EG, www.mydomain.com/products?source=CPC I also use Google Analytics. For February I have approx ...
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How can I query over a page name at google analytics

I am running a website that every customer has a different query string attached to the url plus one random guid attached at the end: /myPage/?cust=one&randomGuid /myPage/?cust=two&randomGuid ...
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Tracking Keyword user used to get to website

Is there a way we can add the ability to track what keywords the user has used to end up on our website? i.e. If they type in Software into google and our site pops up in the SEO list, when they click ...
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Google Analytics numbers start out high at the beginning of the day and later drop

My Google Analytics numbers change downward randomly. Where once a particular page/post or even day will show 4000 visits, when I go back later in the day, the same variable is reduced to 1500 or ...
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In Google Analytics how do you track page stats over a time period when your pages changed URLs?

we recently revamped about 90 pages on our website. MAJOR changes to increase conversions and user retention. We also redirected the pages to better search engine friendly (SEF) URLs. In Google ...
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Google Analytics - Identifying Bots

I've noticed over the last few days a massive increase in visitors, The thing is that it seems like a bot: Mozilla compatible user agent average 0 minutes 100% bounces Is there a way to find out ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

Internet Explorer has a non-standard P3P privacy policy implementation (what a surprise). This prevents cookies from being loaded in iframes. Google Tag Manager uses an iframe. Does this cause ...
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Where to find GA Conversion tracking code in 2014 version?

In the newest version of Google Analytics (2014), where do I find the conversion tracking code? The following resource doesn't tell me and I can't figure it out. ...
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Finding out the cause of traffic change

I'm familiar with Google Analytics quite well, but still can't figure out how to do something that seems pretty basic. Let's say I have a traffic increase of 20% on a certain month. Let's assume ...
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Google Analytics conversion tracking - referrals from payment provider

I have a question regarding conversion tracking using Google Analytics. My client uses an external payment service provider - SecureTrading. Problem: All website visitors who would like to make a ...
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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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Transfer ownership of abandoned Google Analytics account

The web team of a new client was fully responsible for the client's Google Analytics account, meaning the client didn't keep records of the account. Now that that web team has gone under we are trying ...
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Tracking email traffic to Facebook in Google Analytics

My company is sending an email to our lead file with a link to a Facebook contest app. I know that ExactTarget (our marketing automation software) has the ability to track links, but we want to see in ...
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Hashbang priority vs clean url

Hi I am a newbie in google analytics.I have implemented a site with angularjs and Rails.Because of the use of angularjs the url generated is with hashbang(#!) for eg:-www.abc.com/#!/xyz Now I have ...
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Discrepancy in Google Analytics reports for Audience vs. Page vs. Content Drilldown - Why?

I've been using Analytics for over a year now so I'm familiar with it though I'm haven't mastered it yet. Having said that, I need your help and guidance in regards with a discrepancy I keep running ...
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Social Referral - Weebly

I'm getting a lot of my social referrals from "weebly" which is not a social media site. Also the number of new users is zero. I'm guessing this is myself. My question: Why does GA count Weebly as a ...
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Google analytics changes visitors

Yesterday 26 Feb. 2014 I noticed that Analytics stated that my total visits is about 350 visits. Today's, 27 Feb., morning I noticed that it recorded for the same day about 750 visits. Now, in the ...
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What is the EU Data Processing Amendment and should I accept it in Google Analytics?

The info provided by Google is sparse https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3379636?hl=en I'm an EU citizen but am unsure if I should accept it. Currently it shouldn't affect my GA but I am ...
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View referrals from one part of my site to another in Google Analytics

I have an online shop with a blog structured this way: Shop: example.com Blog: example.com/blog Both index have the same Google Analytic Code (UA). In the blog I write articles about some products ...
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Using Analytics and URL forwarding to count conversion rate in emails

Google analytics offers the nice feature of letting one know, where a user is coming from. We are currently sending out emails containing links to our website and I would like to know how many ...
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How Google ads add a pageview?

I'm having a trouble on my site. I have my own script which counts how many times the ads display in a page using PHP script, which always run every page refresh without any condition and it sums up ...
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Hign traffic but low Alexa Rank

I have a website for more than one year (it's a blog with .com domain). I track my visitors using Google Analytics and I mention that I have an average of 7000 unique visitors/day. The whole year ...