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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Adding a filter increases visit count

I've created a dashboard for one of my clients, where their pages are all mysite.com/[clientname]/page. I've added filters into each widget for Path contains 'clientname' however this is now showing ...
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What is an easy way to see how often recently added pages are viewed in google analytics?

Google Analytics makes it very easy to see the number of views of the most-viewed pages, but I cannot figure out how to see the number of views a particular page has received, or the number of views ...
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Google is not indexing my entire site despite having a sitemap

I have an e-commerce website www.beyondtime.in. I have been constantly monitoring Googlebot crawling on my website and my webmaster account. Lately, I have found two issues that I have not been able ...
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Google Analytics + External Site Statistics Tracking in one application?

My company is a broker in the real estate industry. As such, we send a lot of our listings to sites like Trulia.com and Zillow.com, among others. These sites direct leads to our realtors, and provide ...
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Avg. Visit Duration 00:00:00 conclusion

What can I predict when I see in Google Analytics that total visits by search for some day are 93 visits while 70 visits of them have the value 00:00:00 for Avg. Visit Duration? Did those visits made ...
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Google analytics - vistor path to specific site destination setup and monitoring?

I have a website which I am using google analytics to track visitors and track our banner campaigns. We're are promoting 'Purchase Ticket' buttons on our website which push visitors to a third party ...
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No search data in Google Analytics or Webmasters

I have a domain that has been registered in Google Webmasters and using Google Analytics for over 4 months. I get lots of analytics data, but am getting no information on Google searches in ...
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Google Analytics for subdomains

I have two WordPress multisites under one domain - city-x.domain.com and city-y.domain.com. domain.com is a landing page where you select your city, and a cookie will redirect the user to that city on ...
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Joomla and Google Analytics advanced options in tracking code

I want to insert google analytics tracking code in my joomla site. so i registered in the official site of google and saw there is an advanced tab with three more options than standard. Do i have to ...
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GA UA codes for testing site - set up

Anyone know the process for using a GA live UA code to test a site in development. I.e. I have a live site with a GA UA code attached, tracking live traffic data etc e.g. UA-123456. I've been told ...
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Shopping Cart URL Structure

In regards to URL structure when it comes to guests and authenticated users, am I able to track traffic associated with both paths, but at the same time track total conversions going through the ...
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How to track a site-search with lots of options?

Our website has two search forms. One of them includes no text input, but a lot of checkboxes, dropdown boxes and radio buttons for narrowing down our product catalogue. Is there a good way to track ...
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How to use Google Analytics Site Search when the search term is not a query parameter?

My site search works as follows: client types query into form and presses submit it GETs the search page /search?q=keyword that page redirecs the client to /products/keyword, which shows the search ...
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Google Analytics Goal Tracking for Sub-Domains?

I am trying to track goals in Google Analytics for a website that has the goal URL on a sub-domain. The main domain for example is: domain.com and the sub-domain is my.domain.com. I have Google ...
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Tracking first visit date in Google Analytics

I want track a site's visitor retention using Google Analytics, to see if unregistered users are returning to it, within a time frame of 2+ months from now. This blog post seems to be on the right ...
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Google Analytics campaign advice

I am buying traffic from a broker not one source and sending to various landing pages. I would like to know the best way to structure a campaign so I can find which referrering site/URL is performing ...
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View browser usage by location in Google Analytics

Is there a way to separate out browser usage by location in Google Analytics? Like for example, seeing that all traffic from Nevada came from what browsers? Or, selecting a single browser and seeing ...
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What is the the maximum time for a user to return to Google for the visit to be flagged up as a bounce in GA?

I know that Google measures bounce rates by how fast a user returns to the results page after clicking-through to a website. Roughly what is the maximum duration of the visit for the user to then ...
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Why is “www.mysite.com” different from “mysite.com”?

In any browser if I use www.mysite.com or just mysite.com the web page is correctly retrieved, but I am having trouble with Google Analytics and Facebook App. Facebook: To be able to get Likes, I ...
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Is Google Analytics Part Of Google's Search Engine Algorithm

I was wondering if anyone knows if Google uses the data it receives from Google Analytics to help determine a websites SERP (Search Engine Rank Position). For example, if my website is getting 1000 ...
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Google analytics tracking www and no-www domains

Our website is set up to direct all traffic for www.example.com to example.com with a line in the htaccess file. With Google analytics new in page analytics feature we are thinking of removing the ...
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Does Google Analytics exclude Campaign traffic from Facebook in the Social reports?

For a while we have used campaign tags when putting posts on Facebook so that we can run campaign reports in Google analytics on those links. However it appears that traffic from those links are being ...
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Google Analytics profile filters does not work

I have a website and I need to separate traffic to it into two profiles. I need to exclude data from curtain IP address from Profile A and include data from this IP to Profile B. I have created 2 ...
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Google Analytics what is the differences between same visitor languages

Wondering about my google analytics visitor languages. It shows de and de-de. Is there any difference between them, if yes what do they mean? Is there a possability to get them all together in one ...
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Is traffic coming from URL shorteners treated as direct?

Traffic coming form shortened URLs like bit.ly, do they show up in Google Analytics as direct or do they keep their real referrer? Ex.: if someone types in a bit.ly link it counts as direct, but if ...
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Setting Up CDN…beginner questions

I am using MediaTemple web hosting and they are using Edgecast's CDN network. I am planning to join CDN service, so I read through the guide, but I am confused about the 'Update your code' section: ...
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Remove Google Analytics for Development Environment

I have a development environment for a website. The environment is an exact clone of the production side, so it's going to have google analytics on it. What's a good way to exclude traffic? I tried ...
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Tracking different types of users

I have an organizational web site that is used by both staff and clients. We've been looking at the analytics data to see how clients are using the site, but finding that some of the usage patterns ...
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What could cause a drop in direct traffic (all other sources remain constant)?

One of my sites has shown a significant drop in direct traffic. Organic and Referral traffic remain relatively constant. The only possible contributing factor I can think of is a recent DNS change ...
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Google Analytics Report Filter not working

I want to filter myself out of the Google Analytics report, so I go to Admin->Filter, then exclude my IP addresses. But when I check the report, the visits from my country are still the same. I am ...
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Google Analytics on multiple independent sites

I want to use Google Analytics to monitor two completely separate websites. I have read a number of resources about setting up GA for multiple domains and subdomains, but they all seem to be set up ...
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Finding out who owns a Google Analytics UA code

An old client got in touch asking about GA access, but is isn't something we have and the company we believe has it isn't claiming ownership either. Is there a way to contact Google to ask who the ...
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Google Analytics is not tracking all of our pages

Our website is insynchq.com. In the All Pages report under Content -> Site Content we can only see data for some our pages, like /, /getstarted, and /download. Others, like /gmail, /about, and /mobile ...
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A lot of “(direct) / (none)” traffic in Google Analytics

my web site has a lot of "(direct) / (none)" traffic (over 50%) in Google Analytics, but under the "Audience", 100% are new visitors, why is that? I am quite sure most of the Audience should be new ...
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Is there a disqus-like comment system that does not load google analytics? [closed]

I am not using google analytics on my blog out of respect for user privacy (I don't care to make my blog a data-collection tool for Google). I included Disqus (yes I know they track as well). ...
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Strange Google Analytics result when new site launched

I have a web site which is mainly contains a few pages, and now we revamp-ed a new site which contains several hundred pages. We have Strange Google Analytics result, as follow: Before: Traffic ...
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AdWords traffic not (properly) reflected in Analytics

I have an AdWords account, which was set to use Auto-tagging of URLs. When looking at the Analytics account for that site, I couldn't find any reference to AdWords traffic either in the Advertising ...
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How to use google ecommerce to track the registrations?

I am using the below code for tracking the registrations var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-xxxxxxx']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', 'website_name']); ...
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Standard Deviation of Custom Variable in Google Analytics

Given a custom variable taking two values demarcating two potential alternative designs for a page, is it possible to extract standard deviation or other measures of distribution for metrics ...
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Placed Analytics code - Google still not displaying analytics

I had placed Google Analytic's code on my site and it started tracking my site but from some time it has stopped tracking it. I went back and checked to see if I had removed the code by mistake but it ...
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Changing the Default Dashboard in Google Analytics

I have lots of web sites on Google Analytics. Is it possible to create a default dashboard for all web sites inside an account? I usually have the same needs of data for all my web sites. Now, I am ...
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Has Google stopped offering it's “Weighted” Analytics sorting filter?

I am trying to better evaluate my user's engagement and came across a feature of Google Analytics that I didn't know about, Weighted Sort. This is supposed to sort by bounce rate and also time on ...
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Visit without pageview in Google Analytics

Today I saw some metrics on one of my websites in Google Analytics and found something strange to me. How can I get visits without pageviews? I looked at Audience>Engagement>Page Depth I have page ...
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How can the Google Analytics “Screen Colors” metric be remotely accurate?

This metric has been around a long time in GA, but only today have I realized I don't think it's possible for it to be useful. Is there some way for GA to tell what monitor a user has? As far as I ...
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why does Google Analytics show different top content results for URL and Page Title?

in GA content>AllPages the default view shows the top pageviews by URL. Since my site does not have friendly URLs I prefer to view by page title, but when I click to change the view instead of showing ...
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Don't count visitors who go to a certain link using Google Analytics?

I'm trying to make sense of the Google Analytics on my company site. Many of our employees will be visiting the site just to click on the timesheet link, and I want to remove these users from my ...
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How to exclude from Google Analytics reporting all users who only browsed pages in a single subdirectory?

We run a website which has a "free tools" section. Lots of people use our free tools without becoming customers, or browsing to other sections of the site. We don't really mind this, but it would be ...
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Does Google Analytics automatically handle URLs containing a jsessionid?

When a user visits my web site, the first page they load has a jsessionid appended to the URL like this: http://foo.com/Welcome.do;jsessionid=1234567890abcdef Note that the jsessionid parameter is ...
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Tidy URLs in Google Analytics

My Google Analytics is catching a number of URLs where there is a unique GET parameter. It also catches URLs like /pay and /pay/. Is there any way I can get it to clean up the data and just see ...
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Adwords traffic shows as 'not set' in Google Analytics

In Google Analytics if I go to Traffic sources > Search > Paid all I get is "not set". Instead of the usual list of keywords that people have used to find the ad, this makes it really difficult to ...