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How to track Campaigns in Google Analytics without using UTM parameters?

Showing UTMs when linking from one site you own to another is kind of like wearing open-toed shoes at work: it's unseemly and unprofessional. But it's effective. Traffic spills nicely into Google ...
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Fraudulent Click Bombing Sites

I am getting a fraudulent site 'visit4money.com' as the 2nd top referral in Google Analytics. This website seems to have tens of thousands of members who keep coming to my site and fade away after ...
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Does Google Analytics search term exclusions work for (not provided)?

Having recently migrated to the Universal Analytics version of Google Analytics I now am able to use the Search Term Exclusions feature to divert organic branded search to the 'direct' channel instead ...
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Google Analytics for cookie-based A/B testing (same URL for A and B)

I have a website with share-friendly URLs like example.com/register I implemented A/B testing as a cookie because I don't want ugly unsharable URLs like example.com/registerA and ...
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Tracking Traffic Through a Certain Page

I'm looking for some help with the Google Analytics Behavior Flow. I want to track all the traffic through a section of our site that ends up going to another particular section of my web site. Any ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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Traffic difference between sub-domain.example.com AND example.com/sub-domain

It is possible to create sub-domains for a website in these two ways: sub-domain.example.com example.com/sub-domain example.com is the main website. Between the above implementations is there any ...
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Best way to find out how many hits a site gets, without slow load times

I am building a translation website. One of my priorites is load times. Recently I added a Google Analytics tracking script, which provides exceptionally complex information about the site, but also ...
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How to track pixel density with Google Tag Manager

I originally had it setup like How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics? with Universal Analytics by setting custom demisions. However, we recently had to switch to tag manager. ...
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How do I see total “Sessions” for certain pages on Google Analytics?

On Google Analytics, I can use the Behavior tab to see the details of my pages and how many Page Views and Unique Page Views they generated. I want to know if there is a way to select a number of ...
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Page title in Google Analytics “Behavior flow”

Is it possible to display a page title instead of page URL in Behavior flow?
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Tracking event completion based on page referral

I have a question about trying to get some detailed information around specific event completion. I'm wondering if it is possible within Google Analytics to track event completion within a specific ...
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Is it possible to track URL parameter and then value of cookie?

I have recently launched a site for a customer which we would like to track initial visits on URL's like so via Google Analytics and then track their revists on their respective referral code: User ...
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Issues overriding page field value in pageview tracking in Google Analytics

I decided to override page value which is send to GA on page view. Reasons for override were: Not always page title is unique (some pages have one title) Page URLs are ugly and meaning less and ...
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Google Analytics report detailing major iOS versions

I need to create a report in GA, which shows the share of major iOS versions: 6, 7 and 8. It's quite easy to add the dimension for operating system version, but it has all the minor versions (21 ...
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Can goals in Google Analytics be backdated after the goal's URL changed?

We've redesigned our site, and the single goal URL that we used became out of date. We forgot to update it, but have done so now. We see that the goals for this month are still zero. Therefore, I ...
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Google Analytics on site with multiple iframes

Im working on adding Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager to add tracking code to an existing tag programed really bad using iframes in almost every page, the thing is there are multiple frameworks ...
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Can I use Google Analytics for multiple versions of an application on different domains

We have a commercial web application which customers buy and host on different domains. I want to add google analytics tracking to all the instances of the application that will give me aggregate data ...
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How to filter event flow by category?

I have two categories for an event. one for the website and the other for a javascript app. I want to know what's happening in the app and don't want to see the website events like page views etc. ...
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How to set up a Goal Funnel with new Google Analytics. i.e. Universal Analytics?

I just signed up for Google Analytics after watching some YouTube videos but the Google Analytics site looks totally different. Nonetheless, I was able to set up Goals but how do you set up Funnels ...
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Google Analytics Not Detecting Tracking Code

I installed google analytics tracking code on my website. It is not being detected on the google analytics app. I did notice though that the default url in the google analytics app is set to ...
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Google PageSpeed, optimizing Google's own elements

I'm trying Google's PageSpeed online service Ironically, it's primarily highlighting Google's own services as something that needs improvement on my site 1) jQuery from Google: blocking. So I moved ...
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How to filter traffic coming to particular page from other page?

I've got page A linking to page B. There are also other pages linking to B. How can I see traffic that is coming to page B only from page A? I can somehow do it via Behavior flow: Behavior > ...
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google analytics - calculate peak concurrent users for a given hour [duplicate]

Does GA's Real-Time or Audience Overview reporting make it possible to calculate peak concurrent users during a given hour of the day? If so, how would I make this calculation?
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google analytics - real-time user stats vs audience overview user stats

When looking at the real-time analytics reporting for our app, it shows around 150-180 users, say around 10AM (our peak usage time). When I look at the Audience Overview report for the same day ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I plot behavior over time (example: Session Duration)

Is it possible to plot or graph "Behavior" over time? In particular Audience->Behavior->Engagement->Session Duration. I'd like to know if we're getting better or worse. So far I've found a way to ...
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Analytics and AdSense Integration

I tried to link my Analytics and AdSense accounts. But there exist a problem. Analytics redirects me to AdSense account and AdSense is redirects me to Analytics. And this is unlimited loop. On this ...
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In Google Analytics real-time how is it determined if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user?

In Google Analytics real-time visitors, how does Google determine if a user is a mobile, tablet or desktop user? By resolution of the device? By browser headers (seems unlikely because I believe it's ...
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Export the drop off rate for all the pages in Google Analytics

I want to export the drop off rate information from user flow in GA. The only way to see this information appears to be to actually click in each "group" within the user flow dashboard to see this ...
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My WordPress site is not tracked by Google Analytics anymore

I have changed my WordPress theme. Suddenly I could see that Google Analytics is not tracking anymore for the past two days. How to re-verify that? Also I have enable tracking code in All in one SEO ...
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Should I optimize for Adsense eCPM or Adsense Revenue? [closed]

I'm split testing, and one skin has a higher revenue, while the other skin has a higher eCPM. Which one should I choose? If I select the higher eCPM, I assume that any future enhancements will bring a ...
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GA Event Tracking Not Saving Events

I am using the event tracking in GA (JS code) to track 2 buttons on my site. I can see the clicks coming through in real time, but when I click on behavior > Events, I do not see anything (no ...
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StumbleUpon Social Interaction Tracking using Google Tag Manager

I have a StumbleUpon button at the bottom of each page but I can't figure out how to trigger and send a Social Interaction to Google Analytics (Universal). This button is wrapped inside an iframe. ...
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Use Google Analytics to figure out which events happen just before visitor exit

I am trying to track what a visitor does immediately prior to exiting our website. Specifically I have a number of events that are being logged and I would like to know which one, if any, happened ...
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Can Google Analytics label countries without data on the map?

Looking at audience-geo-location I can view a map of the world by nation. I can mouse over the shaded nations from which 'sessions' arose to obtain a count and the name of the nation. However, for the ...
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Sort by Goal Conversions in Search Engine Optimization view in Google Analytics?

Goals are my favorite functionality in Google Analytics. They let you know which traffic sources, ads, or keywords are driving signups and buying stuff and downloading your Ebook. You can select for ...
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How to exclude total sessions when comparing segments in Google Analytics

In previous versions of Google Analytics it was possible to uncheck total sessions when comparing segments so that only the checked segments would be graphed. But now I can't figure out how to ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics data being recorded when the snippeted it between the `</head>` and `</body>` tags?

I am really confused with this one, I added the Google Analytics code in my page below the </head> or before </body> but the code is not being marked as connected inside the analytics ...
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Count pageviews on two specific pages

I've been searching around for an answer to this simple question, but can't seem to find anything even remotely related to a solution. We've just redesigned the structure of our site, and have ...
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Optimize user session duration with AdWords in addition to conversion tracking?

We've set conversion tracking with our e-commence website in our thank you page for conversion tracking (when user is click an ads from google search results) The problem is, the conversion tracking ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to track clicks on images and text?

Before setting my website up, I want to be able to setup Google Analytics correctly to track my requirements. I am looking to be able to track clicks on images and text links that contain the same ...
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How to make analytics refresh after certain event?

I have a form which submits using AJAX. My client requested analytics to be updated with a new URL when submit is successful, so they can get statistics on completion vs abandonment of that form. The ...
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Tracking a sign up form with Google Analytics that uses Ajax and multiple steps

I want to track user sign up using Google Analytics (not universal). Below is the step-by-step process: 1) User enters email 1a. if email record found they get redirected to repopulated form 1b. ...
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Google Analytics not showing desktop visits

I've had a feeling that my site was getting less visits than usual, and when I looked at Google Analytics in real-time as well as by operating system and mobile devices, I noticed that every single ...
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Why does Google Analytics for my Android app report twice as many new users as downloads?

Hello I have implemented Google Analytics in my android app where I can see number of new users and active users detail. I uploaded the app on Google Play Store. When I see number of downloads on ...
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“PHP” is showing up in Browser + OS list in Google Analytics report

PHP is listed as a browser in Google Analytics. 50 sessions have been created. Obviously Analytics data is collected via Javascript executed in the visitor's browser so what is PHP (a server-side ...
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Can a bounce rate drop from 50% to 10% after event tracking is added in Google Analytics?

I launched a total redesign of a site one week ago to add responsive design, good interlinking, related content recommendations and such. After that the bounce rate dropped just a little from 50% to ...
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How would Google Analytics track different user groups with a custom dimension and metrics?

I have a custom dimension user and metrics like visit_duration, action_a, action_b. -------------------------------------------------------- | user | visit_duration | action_a | action_b | ...
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A one-day loss statistics from Google [closed]

My stats dropped 50 times pls help me ! I did not see any problem with the site! Google also did not report any problems url: Food.Sooran.com 200 was my previous online But now one people! The ...
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How can I block traffic from this referrer?

I'm getting a lot of spam referral traffic from semalt.semalt.com/referral on my website. I took a look at the link and there’s very little information about this. The number of website visits is ...