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Differentiating direct traffic from school computers that have it set as the default home page in Google Analytics

I'm trying to get an accurate measure of site bounce rates for my school's website. However, all school computers have the school's site as their homepage, meaning any time somebody opens the browser ...
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How to track site search in Google Analytics including result filtering and number of results returned?

I've been searching for information on how I can expand the internal site search results in Google Analytics. What I want is to link an event of someone filtering a search with what search term they ...
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Analytics vs AdWords E-Commerce Data - doesn't add up - Attribution?

Adwords imports E-Commerce tracking from Analytics. Under AdWords > All Campaigns > Conversion Value for a given period it says €7.004,70 For the same period in Analytics it says €7,912.97 under ...
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Network Ad UTM Tracking Issue with GA

We have placed ads through an ad network targeted to our state's geo. We have doublechecked that the placment is correct, but our Google Analytics shows significant traffic from these UTM's coming ...
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Custom “WhatsApp” Channel does not work with the default Google Analytics channel grouping

I have a GA account, where someone added "WhatsApp" to the Default Channel Grouping like so: Looking at the Acquisition > Channels report using source / medium as a secondary dimension and filterd ...
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New Filtered View in Google Analytics not recording data

I am trying to create a filtered view that blocks all of the spam, bots, etc. from my original unfiltered view. The problem I am receiving ever since I created this view is: Sometimes I see some real ...
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Does changing campaign names in AdWords mess up “Clicks to Sessions - rate” in Google Analytics

Does Google Analytics import AdWords data from connected accounts for every querried report anew? The reason I'm asking is, that I get a Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning in Google Analytics ...
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Mix up of two domains in search result

I would like to know why my two domains are mixed up in the search result. The two domains are https://vym.io and https://remotebase.io. When I search 'remotebase', I see the title, and description ...
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Google Analytics event tracking for different language domains

Our website has multiple domains and each domain is used for a different language (example.com for english, example.de for german). But for some reason all events appear tracked with the .com domain. ...
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Duplicate tracking using iFrame

My main website has the GA tracking code with subdomain tracking enabled. ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXXX-1', 'auto'); ga('require', 'displayfeatures'); ga('send', 'pageview'); A subdomain has GA ...
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Side effects of using redirect pages to track external links?

I have been part of a push to implement better analytics on our company's web site over the last few months using Google Analytics. One request that has come in is for the ability to see clicks to ...
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Google Analytics: filter page views or sessions with certain actions or labels?

I was wondering if it's possible that to filter page views or sessions that have certain actions/labels occurring ? For example, I have tracked a "search" event or label. Is there a way where I can ...
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How many sessions are with specific event triggered multiple times?

I have an event action: event_a that users can trigger by interacting with the page. How can I find out how many sessions were in which users triggered the event_a more than once? I tried setting up ...
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GA cookie data passed cross-domain from a form submission?

Hello fellow webmasters, So I have successfully set up cross domain tracking using tag manager and getting the unique clientId cookie data to be passed via URL parameter and seeing users convert in a ...
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User Flow with Dynamic Page Elements

My application has the ability to create, open, and interact with events on a calendar and I'm looking for a way to track a user session. I currently use Google Analytics and MixPanel, which both ...
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Identify Google Analytics site search categories

My search returns results at the following URLs: (for a single search term) search/keyword/ (for a filtered search using the same term) search/?sections=articles&keywords=keyword In GA, ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce Transactions not importing to AdWords

I have connected my AdWords and Analytics accounts and everything seems to be working, except transactions don't show up as conversions in AdWords. In Analytics I can go to Conversions -> Ecommerce ->...
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Do I need to use Google cloud platform for my Google Analytics WordPress plugin?

I had developed my own custom Google Analytics plugin before some months, now I have got an email from them that . Hello, Your Google Cloud Platform project(s): 1)project1 2)project2 has/...
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Google Analytics: 'eCommerce / No GA ID / (not set)' converting at 100%

In my Acquisition report in the "Other" channel, I have 'eCommerce / No GA ID / (not set)' converting at 100%. It more than doubles the revenue than the sum of all the other items in the list. This ...
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Google Search Console: DNS error

It has been 10 days since I added a new property to Google Webmaster tools. Immediately an error message was displayed: "Severe health issues are found in your property" this has since disappeared by ...
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Different metrics values for the same dimension value in different dashboards

So I work for a Media company and we use Google Analytics for tracking our journalists and contributors performance (between many other things we track). The tracking code To do so we use Google ...
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Track Users instead of Sessions for Goal Flow

I'm wanting to do proper funnel analysis with Google, i.e. what % of users have achieved certain goals. Google seems to present two options for goal tracking - Funnel Visualization, and Goal Flow. ...
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How to properly track Quizzes with Google Analytics?

I would like to track how users progresses with my quizzes. So, I should track somehow the following information: quiz id question id answer user gave Also, I should track additional information (...
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How to correctly track Google Analytics inbounds from social channel

We have this case: a link from the website is shared as a post on a social media platform like LinkedIn when the user clicks that link he is directed on the website; from there he/she clicks another ...
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Are there different ways to fire enhanced commerce Google Analytics events?

Is it possible to change following code from: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', { step: 1, option: 'foobar' }); to: ga('ec:setAction', { type: 'checkout', step: 1, option: '...
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Search engine console Click vs Analytic Session

I am facing an issue. In my analytic account, there is variation between clicks and session. For a month there are 841 clicks but no of sessions are only 393. Can someone please explain the reason?
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Why is GA Experiment crushing my whole report?

Until yesterday, we had a clean reporting of our content urls that looked like: /men/shirts/shirt-with-extended-lines?color=12988 But then we activated an experiment and since then we just see this ...
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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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Google Analytics – high time spent on page and high exit rate – how to figure out the tendency

One of the pages on my site has a high exit percentage, and a fairly high average amount of time spent on the page. I'd like to find out if the people who are spending a fairly long time on the page ...
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Can blocking referer spam by black listing domains in google analytics have a positive effect on ranking due to reduced bounce rate ?

I have a site thats getting a lot of referral spam in google analytics both for referred traffic and organic traffic (where they place the their site name in the keyword field). Because its all bot ...
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Track 301 redirect traffic from domainA to domainB in Google analytics

Ive got domainA which has a 301 redirect setup to redirect traffic from domainA to domainB, Id like to track how much traffic is coming through as a redirect from domainA. How could i track this in ...
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Google Analytics Goal funnel setup not reporting correct numbers

We have setup a completion goal in Google Analytics, that should match steps based on the beginning of the URL. The setup screenshot: But in the funnel visualization the "Car detail" page is not ...
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Ignore SEO friendly URL Parameters in Google Analytics (or treat as query string)

I have a site structured as such www.example.com/en-us/index.html www.example.com/es-es/index.html Although I have canonical links set up and google is indexing them correctly, google analytics ...
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Total session count changes in Social Networks (Facebook) when adding a secondary dimension

In the acquisition > channels report I select social and use a custom filter "facebook" to identify referalls from FB, like so: If I add source / medium as a secondary dimension the total number of ...
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Where do I find missing query string paramters for Google Analytics in Chrome Dev Tools?

I can't find standard Google Analytics paramters in the query string of the collect image that sends the param-value-pairs to my Google Analytics account. In the network tab of Chrome Dev Tools I ...
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Google analytics custom referal codes

We target is to view conversion reports based on traffic source, but google analytics show me only macro sources of traffic - like Facebook, Youtube, direct and so on. But i need more details. I give ...
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Google Analytics custom report that shows more users than sessions

Can anyone give me an example where the users count will be greater than the number of sessions? https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2934985?hl=en As per Google’s explanation I am pasting ...
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does google webmaster track clicks on deeplinks or best way to capture deeplink clicks on seo results

On google search results page on mobile browser. If native application is installed google shows the option of opening the link in app / on broswer. In that scenario, does that click gets captured in ...
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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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Number of users changes when applying segments in google analytics

I noticed something odd when using session based segments and looking at the number of users in google analytics. When only using the "All sessions" segment for the month of august I can see that ...
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When do I fire Google Analytics checkout step actions?

I am not sure what numbers are above the bars: I setup check out steps in ecommerce setup like this: When someone finishes a step, I fire following code: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', {'step': ...
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Google Analytics not same with my database records

I got a website which will track all the post's visitor view and store each of them in a table with IP address, referrer website and user agent. But I found that in one day I got 100+ rows (pageviews) ...
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Strange landing page tracked by GA user behavior

I have this strange issue but not sure how to solve. I will try my best to explain it in detail. I made a new landing page at http://example.com to capture early interest from online users. I then ...
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How to filter traffic from Google Maps/local searches in Google Analytics

Can you filter in Google Analytics the traffic that originates from the local searches as seen in the image below? EDIT: Added an image of the search results that I want to track separately.
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What does the % new session metric in GA Content Experiment refer to?

My understanding of the GA entity hierarchy model is the the profile entity is the parent of the experiment entity. If you go to the content experiment dashboard, click the site usage tab in the ...
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Google Tag Manager push event to Google analytics

When I used just Google anylytics I simply pushed event like this: _gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'Category', 'Action', 'Opt Label'); So now I switched to Google Tag Manager. I added new tag Google ...
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Create Custom Report - for what these Site Search Goals appears in metrics?

What does it mean - Goal 10 (Site Search Goal 1...) - about 20 items, Goal 2... - about 20 items, etc.? Ok, I understand what is Site Search mean. I couldnt understand, for what these Goals are if I ...
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What is a confidence threshold of 95,0% in Google Analytics Experiments?

In Google Analytics Experiments you can Set a confidence threshold 95.0% (or 99,0% or 99,5%). The documentation says: Set a confidence threshold: The minimum confidence threshold that must be ...
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Is it possible to track an event without increasing sessions?

We recently added some tracking to our email templates to fire an email -> open event when an email is viewed. This looked like it was working very nicely but we've subsequently realised that it also ...
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How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics?

How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics when looking at reports, using segments or something like that?