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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How can I distinguish between two files with the same name in Google Analytics?

I've got two index.html files for different subdomains (www. and gametimer.smartersoftware.de). I have enabled sub-domain tracking in Google Analytics and posted the corresponding script. However, I ...
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Why would Unique Visitors and Unique Visitors (All Visits) be different in Google Analytics?

The Unique Visitors metric on the Google Analytics home dashboard is showing different values to when 'All Visitors' is selected as an advanced segment of Unique Visitors. My understanding is that ...
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Google Analytics: Track user from opening email to following link to finishing form

We track the opening of our marketing emails by using the utm.gif image which works well. But, we would like to see how many users go from opening the email, to clicking a link within the email and ...
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Defining pages by custom variable, reporting to Google Analytics

Does anyone know how I could add some information to my page (whether in a meta tag or some other way) to indicate to Google Analytics that a page is targeted to a certain segment? This is pretty ...
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Google Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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Google Analytics traffic sources shows 538 visits with 0 pages / visit

I'm looking at my Google Analytic traffic sources report, along with the 'landing page' secondary dimension. Under the source '(direct)/(none)' there's a landing page called '(not set)' which has 538 ...
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Best practice for Google Analytics on a mobile site

I have a new mobile site which sites on m., m.example.com What is the best method for integrating it's Google Analytics data with the existing data I have. I want them together so I can easily see ...
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Google Analytics - include filter not working

I just added an include filter this morning in my domain (test.org). I have: Custom Filter > Include > Request URI > ^/test-a/46212$|^/test-a/46212|^/test-a/46315 Now after I go to Content > Site ...
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Which one of the Google Analytics stats should be my top priority to improve SEO: visits, pageviews, bounce rate, new visitors, or visit duration

My site is getting a lot of traffic from an image (a company logo image) because this image is ranked 1st in Google search results for a company's title. (I have no idea how that happened.) This ...
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Google Analytics track transfer to sister site as not an “exit”?

I have two domains (i.e. example.com and foobar.com) and I have separate Google analytics properties for the two domains, but since I own the two (and they link to each other), I would like to know ...
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Cumulative visit by hours in Google Analytics

I am tring to compare 2 different days hour by hour, (but cumulatively) For example comparing the total visitor count by 12 o'clock today, with yesterday. How can I find out what was the total count ...
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Changing default date range in Google Analyics?

Is there a way to change the default date range of 31 days in GA? After changing it and clicking apply, only the current report changes? Next time I use GA, 31 days again??? Here is documentation ...
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In Google Analytics's social reports, how can I look at the opt_target parameter used by _trackSocial?

After implementing social interactions tracking using _trackSocial, how do I look at the opt_target parameter in my reports? I can only seem to drill down to social source and action. For example, I'm ...
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What is the correct way to track carousel click through using Google Analytics?

I have a simple carousel with multiple slides on our home page, and I want to use Google Analytics to track how effective each slide is. What is the correct way to do this in GA? I could use: ...
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Will Google's decision to encrypt all searches from Chrome mean that we lose all keyword data in Google Analytics?

Context. At the end of 2011 Google announced that they would start encrypting searches for logged in users. What does this mean for sites that receive clicks from Google search results? When you ...
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Find visitors to multiple subdomains on single visit with Google Analytics

I'm working on a site that has quite the backlog of Google Analytics data for their site network. One of our big questions is whether people enter on one site and move to another (and if so, of ...
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How to separate data from subdomains in Google Analytics?

I want to split my data from different subdomains in Google Analytics. I know it's possible to do it using different profiles + filters, but when you have a ton of subdomains, it's almost impossible ...
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Using google analytics goals to optimise goals in adwords

We have set up goals in analytics to do with time on site, we also have an adwords campaign running, i noticed in adwords you can set up a conversion in adwords. But this only works by putting code ...
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How do I analyse clicks on duplicate links in a page with google analytics?

At the moment in google Analytics when I view the in-page analytics section it shows the % of what's clicked on a page. Different links that go to the same page are currently registered as the 'same' ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for ...
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Google Analytics - comparing metrics for different cities approach

I receive traffic from a number of different cities across the world, these being: Washington, Bratislava and Belfast. In Google Analytics, I would like to be able to compare a variety of metrics ...
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Tracking pages without analytics code

Do you have an idea how Google can track pages on the server without analytics code? The folder is prohibited by robots.txt too! I can see the URL of those pages on the real time counter.
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Define page load time

Google Analytics reports our site to have an average page load time of about 4.5-6 seconds. Naturally, this sounds as a concern. However, we never see these page load times when the page is ...
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facebook ad metric vs google analytics metrics

My facebook ad metrics shows me a number of clicks in my ad. Also my google analytics is tracking the facebook ad source, but the number of clicks in my ad is almost 30% bigger than the number of ...
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Sites bandwidth exceeded but no increase in traffic?

One of my clients sites has exceeded its 6000mb monthly bandwidth quota. I checked Analytics and the site has not had an unreasonable amount of visitors (only 700 in the last month). The site has no ...
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Measure highest number of simultaneous visitors via Google Analytics

Is it possible to find out via Google Analytics the highest number of simultaneous visitors at any given time?
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One variant receives way more visitors than the other (Google Content Experiments)

I've been running a number of A/B tests using Google Content Experiments, and have had the same problem across all the tests I've run in the last couple weeks. One variant (the original page) receives ...
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Google Analytics Code not tracking my Blog hits

I have installed Google Analytics Code on my blog but i am not able to register any hits on my blog for a while now. The code works perfect on my Website at http://mink7.com
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Why are there differences in data between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools?

Why are there differences between Google Analytics And Google Webmaster Tools in external links data? Generally this data do not coincide with each other.
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Number of hits report in Google Analytics

Can I create a custom report in google analytics to show me the total number of hits on a specific website? By "hit" I mean any item on the page that needs to load in order to view the page correctly. ...
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Analytics reports multiple different screen resolutions for (apparently) a single visitor

I have a site with only a small number of visitors. Using the "days since last visit" dimension in Google Analytics I thought I could work out a flow of individual visitors from day to day: Date ...
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Google Analytics account transfer

Is there a way to transfer Google Analytics account from one account holder to another? The original account holder was managing the site via MCC. That person is no longer associated with the ...
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filtering out excessively long views from google analytics

I have a landing page I'm watching pretty closely and I'm trying to track the avg view time on that page to see if it's going up or down based on changes. The problem is some day in December the avg ...
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Pull Google Analytics source info into email

I am trying to find out whether it is possible to pull Google Analytics source info (direct/organic/referrer etc) and include that in the email that is sent to us when someone enquires on our website. ...
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Merge database statistics into google analytics

A couple of sites I administer have this situation: Google Analytics is set up for regular traffic reporting I have some sort of cron tab emailing/logging weekly/monthly statistics like number of ...
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When is the best time to list a domain name / website in Google Analytics account?

I have just booked a domain name and it has only one page showing my Office Address (only text...no links) which I have already listed in Google Analytics after opeing my Google Analytics Account. ...
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Unique vs New Visitors “explanation needed”

i was wondering if anyone can help me understand the relation between the unique visitors and the new visitors terms in GA. Here is what i originally thought: Unique visitor = each user is counted ...
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How do I delete a goal in Google Analytics?

I am picking up a client's Analytics account and they have a large number of Goals set up that I want to delete. They don't hold meaningful data since the client misunderstood the nature of goals. ...
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How do clicks from Google Places show up in Analytics?

We've just implemented Google Places for our business and are getting a few hits through the mini-analytics that places have. But those are just a hybrid impressions, CTR chart. Is there a way to ...
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Sign up for Google Analytics without SMS verifcation

Is there any way to sign up for a Google Analytics account without having to verify the account via an SMS code? You used to be able to verify via an email code, but this no longer appears to be an ...
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Dashboard to aggregate Google Analytics, Facebook, YouTube etc tracking data?

I'd like to see as much tracking data as possible about my online presence, in one single dashboard - so views/conversions from Google Analytics data, the performance of my Facebook campaigns via the ...
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Google Analytics: Block Your Dynamic IP Visits?

I have a dynamic IP, which doesn't work for Google Analytics IP filtering. I read this post How to excludes my visits from Google Analytics? but don't see any code for setting the variable mentioned ...
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Google Analytics Goal tracking external referrals

I have goal tracking setup on my site for a target url. It works insofar as it tracks all pageviews on my site leading up the goal. But it doesn't appear to be tracking the external referrer that the ...
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merging Google Analytics data after subsite namechange

We have been using Google Analytics for several years. About a year ago, we moved our blog from blog.oursite.com to oursite.com/blog. Overall, great move. But now there is now way to compare blog ...
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Send multi channel funnel funnel-reports as email?

I intend to use Google Analytics multi-channel-funnels for keeping track of affiliates sending traffic to our site. I wish to send the affiliates an e-mail every week showing how many conversions they ...
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1 Google Analytics account or top-level domain + profiles for sub-domains vs. 1 account for each sub-domain

We have the following websites An online magazine Singapore edition - sg.abc.com The same online magazine Malaysia edition - my.abc.com Forums around the same subjects as the online magazine but ...
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Stop Google Analytics from appending hostname?

I've come across an Analytics profile that is appending the rest of a URL to the end of a page's path. For example when looking at the page that exists at http://example.com/page I would expect to ...
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See how one goal leads to another (i.e., how often downloading the demo leads to purchasing)

I have two goals set up for my site in Google Analytics: one to download the demo of my software, and the other to buy the full version. I'm having trouble getting statistics on how often the download ...
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Huge surge in direct traffic from one particular town

Last month I noticed that the direct visits on our site have increased by nearly 150% whilst bounce rate is also considerably up. After drilling down further I can see that we have had nearly 2000 ...
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My application's bounce rate jumped from 30% to 80% overnight

My application is provided as a service that is embedded in other sites. I have google analytics installed on the login popup dialog which is a page of my application, which is opened from the host ...