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Plotting two Event Labels in Google Analytics Dashboard

In the Dashboard of Google Analytics, it is possible to plot a graph of the number of events which belong to a specific category and have a specific label. So, for example, I have those two widgets on ...
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How to detect and track broken pages using Google Analytics or some other tool?

On my blog (WordPress), I am using a caching plugin, and somehow it happens that on my popular posts, the page broke, which means the generated HTML never reached the ending HTML tag and broke in ...
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How to Merge Multiple Website Account - Google Analytics

When my clients adds me as an admin on there Google Analytics account for the website I am going to manage. Each time a separate Account shows up on my Google analytics with a single property in it ...
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Why is Google Analytics experiment not being shown equally?

I have set-up and simple A/B test with 100% of my traffic, everything seems to be running fine except the original page and the page variants aren't getting an equal split of visits. It seems that ...
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What is the difference between “(not set)” and “(not provided)” in the Google Analytics keywords?

In Google Analytics, I noticed that I have quite a few people coming in with a search keyword of (not set). I'm assuming this is simply when they came directly to my site without the help of a search ...
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Does Google Analytics have any problem tracking app_offline.htm?

I use app_offline.htm for ASP.net v4.0 to temporarily shuts the site down with a check back soon message on that page. I still want to track this page for the number of visitors. Just curious, does ...
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Is there any way to get data from Google Analytics Per Page Visit

I am using Google Analytics to track visitors of my website. I also want to track IP address of the visitor but Google doesn't allow this. Now I am thinking that I must save IP address of the visitor ...
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Page views in Google Analytics are off compared to a similar metric

We have a page where a user can sign a pledge to recycle by clicking a pledge button. A script writes it to a text file which updates the number on the page. In the past 2 days there have been 185 ...
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What are the security implications of using Google Analytics?

I'd like to start using an analytics tool (namely Google Analytics) to collect information on how my web app is used, by whom, and what our user's technical capabilities are. As part of the ...
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Google Analytics Social Tracking implementation. Is Google's example correct?

The current Google Analytics help page on Social tracking (developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/gaTrackingSocial?hl=es-419) links to this page with an example of the ...
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Why statcounter visitors stats is not same as Google Analytics?

On July 11, 2013 my website's visitors count according to Statcounter is 761 and according to Google Analytics it is 1010. Some days both sites would show the same count but some days it would vary. ...
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Tables in Google Analytics: calculating % of total in Google Analytics

I am analyzing two segments (based on an existing dimension) in a table in a Google Analytics dashboard and I want to know how to add a column and insert a calculation that calculates the % of Total ...
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Google Analytics still recording stats even though site has been removed

I've recently built a new site for a recruitment company, totally removed the old site, and added new analytics code, but it still seems to be tracking about 60 visits a day from the old site, which ...
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How can I create a sitemap for 2000 products powered by a single php page?

Usually I generate sitemaps using www.xml-sitemaps.com and the limit is 500 pages. My website has barely 30, but I have a lot of products in my database, so the page product.php becomes ...
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Last click or direct conversions vs transactions

I'm trying to compare "Last click or direct conversions" (assisted conversions) with transactions (overview) per source/medium. The numbers (except for the sums) differ widely, but in no specific way ...
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Detect IE-10-*metro* with Google Analytics?

Is there any way to discern IE-10 metro users from IE-10 desktop users in Google Analytics? The browser version info only lists version number. Any kind of work-around will be acceptable. I don't ...
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How do I break the infinite loop that results when I try and link my Google AdSense and Google Analytics accounts?

It seems that it is currently impossible to link a Google Analytics and AdSense accounts. I this true? I am definitely an administrator in both accounts (both use the same Google login too) From the ...
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How to display combined stats for multiple domains in Google Analytics

I run multiple domains that are not related to each other and are all tracked by Google Analytics on separate web properties (different tracking code, same Google Account). I am wondering if there is ...
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Sudden “organic” traffic growing after AdWords campaign starting

The situation: My site had no organic traffic from Google. It has some referral traffic. After I have launched adwords, my "organic" traffic increased, but not "paid" and no money has been spent in ...
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Using Google Analytics to track events that happen in an iframe

I'm trying to track how many visitors click on a button in our site. The problem is the button is located within an iframe coming from an external service. Here is the page in question: ...
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What does Analytics '% of Total' mean?

I feel this may be a stupid question but I don't understand this: Under total visits I have around 6,000 which is "% of total 75.58% (8,000)". What does this mean and why doesn't it just list 100%? ...
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sku code as description in Google Analytics

In the Google Analytics ecommerce tracing script you must provide for every item and SKU code. I have this code for every product I'm selling and up until now I have always provided it in the _addItem ...
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Can I have tracking parameters immediately after a forward slash /?

I would like to start redirecting all /index.php pageviews to / to clean up GA data and otherwise simplify URL hits. Does anyone foresee this causing any problem when using tracking parameters? E.g. ...
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2 Google Tag Manager containers = double triggers?

I have a Joomla website with existing analytics done by a GTM tag and I need to add another image tag (1x1 pixel) from a separate GTM container. I set the event name for the additional GTM container ...
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Why are the custom campaign parameters in Google Analytics so long?

Adding several Google Analytics custom campaign parameters can make URLs very long.* For example, in Google's own examples: ...
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Social media measurement with Google Analytics

I work for a non profit and we are currently trying to develop a system to measure and evaluate our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter). We would like to track a variety of social metrics, ...
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Referring keywords for internal site search users?

For visitors that used my site's internal search function, where in Google Analytics can I see the Google searches (organic and paid) they landed on my site with?
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Why is Cloudflare waiting for name servers for over 4 days?

I've registered for Cloudflare's free plan and have completed the process of redirecting the DNS as instructed, including changing the name servers. This was done 4 days ago. The problem is that ...
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Two Google Analytics profiles for two sections of the same site

I've got a website which for the most part is a portfolio, there is another section of the site mysite.com/micro-site which ranks extremely well for the chosen term / topic, and brings in lots of ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I determine the value of a page if no goals or revenue have been determined?

I have 4 years of data in Analytics with over 20 million pageviews for the entire site. No goals have ever been set up, and while the site is an ecommerce site, no ecommerce features in Google ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I determine the value of a page if no goals or revenue have been determined?

I have 4 years of data in Analytics with over 20 million pageviews for the entire site. No goals have ever been set up, and while the site is an ecommerce site, no ecommerce features in Google ...
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Can I determine if someone watched an embedded YouTube video with Google Analytics?

I have a video hosted on YouTube that I want to embed on a landing page. Is it possible that I tell who clicked on the video to watch / how long they watched it? They would watch it right on the ...
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Google Analytics 'Visits' count sudden jump

I have a site that I've been closely monitoring with Google Analytics. Each day traffic has been gradually increasing, and the #1 source is "Google/Organic". I checked my visit total for 6/20 late in ...
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Google Analytics : visitors who visits once / more than once

I want to find out the following 2 metrics from Google Analytics: Unique visitors who visits once Unique visitors who visits more than once I have 2 sites' data in Google Analytics: Site A: ...
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How to see how many new visitors from last week came back this week?

Using Google Analytics, how can we see how many new visitors from last week came back this week?
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Does browser prefetching have an impact on stats from Google Analytics?

Some pages can be prefetched by the browser (see this or that). If a user uses a browser that prefetches pages, will this be counted by Google Analytics? If there are 5 pages to be prefetched, will ...
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Using GA to track popular tags/categories in WordPress

I coordinate a few editorial content-driven websites that are built in WordPress. Most make heavy use of tags, categories and custom taxonomies. I'd love to track which tags/categories are most ...
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Does Google Analytics subdomain tracking need to be set up on every subdomain simultaneously?

I'm cleaning up the Google Analytics tracking for a complex corporate website. The website is spread across a bunch of subdomains (www.example.com for the main content, dev.example.com for developer ...
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Why are there capitalized duplicates appearing in Google Analytics Real-Time reporting?

The following is visible under Real-Time reports in Google Analytics for a single page: What is the difference between the lower-case and upper-case search engine names? "Google" vs. "google" ...
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Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics

How can I know the hours of a day in which my site is the busiest from Google Analytics? I need the graph to take data from last week's visits and show the sum of visits for every hour of the day.
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How many Google Analytics custom variables & advanced segments for each account, property & profile?

Google changes this often and I'm having a hard time finding it in the GA documentation. What are the limits for custom variables and advanced segments? Are they specified at the account, property, ...
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Google Analytics: Ecommerce, set Source / Medium

I added standard Google E-commerce code to my page. Everything works fine, just the Source/Medium value is just always my domain. How do I get the normal source, or set it? In short, how do I get a ...
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Histogram view of event value distribution

We're using Event Tracking to keep track of interactions with rich native advertising units. Events are fired any time a page containing the unit is loaded (to determine denominator for interaction ...
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Google Analytics: How do I create a custom report to view today's top visited pages by page title?

I'm trying set a "Custom Report" that shows today's top visited pages by page title. Here's a picture of what I have set so far: I tried to filter by "Date" with "Today" selected, but that does ...
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Telling Google that domain.com and domain.us points to the same site

Tell me how should I let Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics know that the site has more than one domain? Does having more than one domain, corrupt SEO?
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Why is the bounce rate high and how do I improve it? [closed]

I recently launched a site for reviews on mobile application games and after a couple weeks of running it I have a really high bounce rate 92%. I was just wondering if anyone could have a look at my ...
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Force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status?

Is there a way to force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status? I just installed the tracking code but I want GA to verify whether I installed the code correctly. GA's last check is few ...
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Tracking universal analytics events through Google Tag Manager

I have an Universal Analytics property installed on my site through Google Tag Manager. Following this article on tracking classic ga.js events through GTM I have given my tracker a global name _gua. ...
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Identifying loops in navigation with Google Analytics

Google Analytics has several tools allowing you to visualize users' navigation: 1 - Navigation summary Content -> Site Content -> All Pages (Navigation summary tab) Table showing, for any given ...
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Google Analytics of Blogger site (with Content Warning)

I have applied the following Google services to my Blogger site (with Content Warning enabled): Google Analytics Google AdSense However, I cannot obtain 2 sets of web statistics data from ...