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Tracking blog post views on WordPress blog, ignoring pages

I've got a WordPress-based blog which also hosts a few popular jQuery plugins. These plugin pages get a lot of traffic (in the range of 10k views on weekdays), burying any page views on regular blog ...
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EU Cookiee Law - Should I be worried? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer? Given that the year-long "grace period" is up in a day or two, I'm ...
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What is the maximum number of characters in the utm_content param in GA?

For example, we want to differentiate people who followed our daily product email blast. I could use the product ID for utm_content, but it would be easier to read to use the SEO friendly URL path, ...
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Making one exclude cookie for multiple google analytics sites

I've got multiple sites all with different google analytics profiles in them (managed under one account). I would like to exclude everyones traffic in the office from all the sites. To do this when ...
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How do I integrate Google Website Optimizer into my Google Analytics account?

I did everything asked of me in the following link: http://support.google.com/websiteoptimizer/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=77075 But am still not seeing my Google Optimizer stats inside Google ...
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Setting up page goals in Analytics when using progressive enhancement to load content using jquery .load

I'm using jQuery .load to load content in from other pages into my homepage, so that Google can still see whats going on I've made the <a> tags go to the pages but over ride them in the ...
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Counting hits to a website that does not have analytics installed

Is there a way to see from my hosting account how many visits a site receives if there is no analytics package? I have a shared hosting account with cPanel on Apache and gave user rights to a 3rd ...
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Why doesn't visitor flow drop-off and bounce rate correlate in Google Analytics?

I've been looking at the Visitor Flow report in Google Analytics, but something doesn't add up. For the starting pages it says that there were 181K visits and 123K drop-offs. If the starting page is ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking mobile visits on a different top level domain

I have set up tracking for my website with the async snippet, the website is running on example.com. Now I want to add Analytics tracking to my (perl-based) mobile website example.mobi. I have added ...
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Track url from Amazon S3 using Google Analytics

I couldn't find any decent pay per view video solutions for low budget clients. So I'm considering using a membership extension with Joomla and hosting the video with amazon S3. The only issue is ...
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Can I download raw data from Google Analytics for another processing?

I had disabled Apache log on my web so I have only data for a few last days. On the other hand Google Analytics tracks my web for months. So I'm interested if it is possible to get raw data from ...
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How does Google prevent GA accounts from being spammed [closed]

Since the Google Analytics snippet is available in the source code of the page (e.g. below is stackexchange's) <script type="text/javascript">var ...
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Does a click through from a google search get counted in analytics if the page dosnt load due to the server being down?

I was wandering does google count a click though and credit it to your analytics account if a user finds you in search, clicks through but the server is busy / slow for what ever reason, So the user ...
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How can I make Google Analytics understand URL encoding?

I have a page on my site that has the following URL: solr?filters=type%3Aphoto (let's call this URL A) Any link to this page on my site reads: solr?filters=type%3Aphoto The "%3A" is a URL encoded ...
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What are Mozilla compatible Agents in Google Analytics?

When I create a pivot table showing the number of visits for each type of browsers and regions, here is what I obtain: As you can see, regions such as Northen America the number of visits ...
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Can I filter Google Analytics reports for visitors who saw a certain page?

e.g., In looking at ecommerce stats for a custom variables report, I only want to see numbers for visitors who visited our shipping rates page (zip_check.php). I don't see anything in "advanced ...
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When reversing a Google Analytics e-commerce transaction is the per-unit price positive or negative?

Google's own instructions for reversing an e-commerce transaction seem to contradict themselves regarding the unit price. In the instructions it states The item field has a positive per-unit ...
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Google Analytics visitor flow shows drop-offs for homepage

I checked the visitors flow on my Google Analytics account. It shows drop-offs from the homepage and the group details don't really give much info. The group details for other pages do show that the ...
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Webmaster tools site performance - reliable measurements

I am measuring a few sites and use both webmaster tools and analytics to track various aspects. One of the aspects I try to measure and track is performance. I am getting a much more reliable ...
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In Google Analytics how do I display full URL of referring pages?

This is such a basic thing that I can't believe I can't find it. In the Traffic Sources > Referrals screen I can see a list of domains but where is a list of referring pages?
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Is there a report in Google Analytics for visit duration for mobile only?

I recently improved the mobile experience of a site and I want to see if it has had an impact. In Google Analytics, can I get a report on the visit duration limited to mobile devices?
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Missing data for specific language in Google Analytics [closed]

We have a multilingual website, Swedish (default), English, Norwegian. Google Analytics tracking code (the same code for all languages) is present on all pages. Problem: We get data for the default ...
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Are inconsistent language tags bad for SEO

Our website offers 3 languages in the following manner: -English: www.example.org/en with <html xml:lang="en" lang="en"> -Spanish: www.example.org/es with <html xml:lang="es" lang="es"> ...
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Google Analytics not working for multiple domains

I have a webapp that allows users to embed an iframe on their website. This iframe contains a Google Analytics snippet that is logging an event that captures the website the iframe is embedded on. ...
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How to track what initial traffic source caused an event

Events on my site (e.g. conversions and registrations) most of the time don't happen right away. What I want to do is create a tracking script that allows the user to click a link and that link ...
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Google Analytics set up report for users that go from page A to page B?

I want to create a report for users that go from page: "/publicar/" to page: "/publicacion/" (only head match). I tried to set it up as a goal adding "/publicar/" as funnel but any visit to ...
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Google Analytics - How to tell info about specific visitors

I have a bunch of custom events on my page that I'm tracking with ga, is there any way for me to tell info about specific visitors? For example I want to know how long people who triggered a play ...
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Can't get Event Tracking To Work

I'm trying to get an event to be tracked (user registration) as a goal. I DON'T want it to be tracked by an onclick, I want it to be tracked once a PHP event is finished. Here is my code: if(USER ...
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Why does StatCounter show less unique visitors than my Apache access log?

StatCounter shows yesterday as seeing 10,611 unique visitors to my site. I wrote a script that counted the number of unique IP addresses in yesterday's Apache access log. It counted 14,190 unique IP ...
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GA goal match URL regular expression

I'm trying to setup a Goal URL with REGEX matching but it's not working. The Url I'm trying to match is: user/12345/edit?registration=1 with "12345" being the userid that changes. ...
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What are user-defined variables inside Google Analytics

I am starting to look at my analytics properly and noticed that for one site under User-Defined variables I am getting results for: usercount-2012-14 NO SILVERLIGHT Can someone explain what the ...
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If I want to start an adwords campaign which should I setup first?

It seems to me that there are four topics within this vein: Website SEO Google Tools for Webmasters Google Adwords Google Analytics From what I read in Google Adwords: A Brave New World it sounded ...
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Analytics - how to tell where converted traffic came from?

I must be missing something obvious. I have Analytics set up with conversion tracking (goals), and I had 4 customers complete the goals yesterday. I'm trying to find out where those 4 customers came ...
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Someone else is using our Google Analytics Tracking code number. What do we do?

After looking over our Analytics today, I realized that another website is also using our same tracking code #, which is cause quite a few incorrect hits to our Analytics. Are there any ways to ...
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Splitting blog and main site into two different webmaster and anlytics profiles - best practice?

We have a site running on a main domain http://lightandspace.co.uk (60 indexed pages), and a blog running under the subdomain http://blog.lightandspace.co.uk (250 indexed pages) I currently have them ...
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Tracking in-page, in-site links with Google Analytics

My client's site is already fitted with Google Analytics. We are recording virtual pageviews (with _trackPageview), and we are recording events (with _trackEvent) for certain elements of the site. I ...
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Is it possible to track 404 images with google analytics?

I know I can track 404's using google analytic's, but our images are served from a CDN and we can't control the 404 page that is served from the CDN. Is there a way that I can detect missing images ...
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How to use Google Analytics as an affiliate to track sales data

As an affiliate, how can we get more information on sales? It looks like the goals feature in GA is for those who have control over the receipt page. But we are sending users away using an affiliate ...
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How to know if any website is using Google Website optimizer for A/B testing?

How to know if any website is using Google Website optimizer for A/B testing? By viewing a source code. For what to look into view source which confirms that site is using Google Website optimizer
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Easy way to do roll up reporting in Google Analytics?

Is there an easy way to do roll up reporting in Google Analytics when you have multiple domains and each has at least 2 subdomains?
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What does (not provided) mean in the traffic sources section of google analytics?

I'm looking at Google Analytics for one of our sites, and I noticed that our top Keyword is (not provided). This seems like a special value of some kind, I can't imagine people typing (not provided) ...
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How to track iframe and parent window as one pageview in Google Analytics

I have a site that contains the following characteristics: Header is defined by code my team controls on subdomain B and is loaded via iframe Body is defined by third-party code and platform on ...
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Multiple domains but one report in Google Analytics?

I'd like to generate a report for a dozen or so websites with different domains. Example: myfirstsite.com acoolsite.com brandsite.com etc. I am obviously able to generate reports for each URL, ...
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How To Track “Similar Product/Page” Links In Internal Site

So I just created a new widget that would show up in a product page in my site. This widget will show several products similar to the product that is displayed in the current page. The purpose is to ...
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Tracking referrals between profiles on the same domain in Google Analytics

I have a website at mydomain.com that uses Analytics. I have a blog that resides at mydomain.com/blog/, which also uses Analytics They are on different profiles. The main site uses something like: ...
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Adding a calculated metric to a custom report in Google Analytics

Is there a way to display a calculated field in a custom report, for example I want to display the value of (event X / event Y) over time? (including average event value, total events, etc.)
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Using Google analytics to show online users?

I am wondering whether it is possible to use Google Analytics stats to extract number of online users, something like whos.amung.us? If not, what alternative outsourced solutions are available?
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Keyword is really a complete address in Google Analytics

The top keyword for my really small website (under 50 visits/month) is the complete address, with http:// and all. I doubt 14 people would go to a search engine and paste the address into the search ...
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Google Analytics Funnel Step Regular Expression Not Working

The first step in a funnel is going to have a dynamic ending fragment. Examples: http://mysite.com/invite/tickle-party http://mysite.com/invite/pajama-party http://mysite.com/invite/puppy-party To ...
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Google Analytics: Track user usage and flow

Can someone help to query Google analytics to track a specific user behavior and usage pattern? Currently I pass user id’s to GA as _setCustomVar(2, 'id', id, 1); This is session based. But ...