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301 redirection removes UTM tags from URLs

A page redirects to another page using a 301 redirect in a .htaccess file. If try to access the page from a URL with UTM tagging after redirection, it removes all UTM tagging. Is this normal ...
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When to separate Google Analytics properties?

In the Google Analytics help page https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2649554?hl=en Consider your long-term reporting goals and how they might affect your account structure. Create an ...
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How does duplicate Google Analytics tracking code affect a site?

I have a site where I can see that the tracking code has been added twice (once in the Drupal GA module, and once added manually in the template file). Both scripts are pointing to the exact same ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I'm using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links / banners. Recently I have noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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Google Analytics: How to track the amount of time a particular user has been on site in total and time per session?

I need to be able to break down how many users have viewed the site in total for different time ranges (to include recurring visits), same for per session. In other words, I'm trying to provide a ...
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Redirect from our website to our Facebook page: QR code GA tracking

We have couple of marketing collateral (cards, envelope, flyer) on which we would like to put a QR code that will direct to our Facebook page. To be able to have accurate tracking, I would like to ...
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In Google Analytics report for event tracking, what is the right number of events sent?

I'm using Google Analytics event tracking to count the number of unique users that did some action on my site. A flag on localStorage is used to determine who is new and who is returning. I am aware ...
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What might interfere with Google Analytics pageview tracking?

I'm using Google Analytics to send and track a registration goal, based on a custom pageview. Basically, every time a user registers and gets redirected to dashboard, I trigger a custom pageview ...
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What does it show on Google Analytics data, if someone visits my website from Facebook app?

As per my Google Analytics data, Maximum people on my website happen to come from: m.facebook.com / referral Are these people coming to the website from Facebook iOS/Android app or m.facebook.com ...
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Seeking a basic Google Analytics dashboard

I'm using Google Analytics and it's proving to be incredibly unwieldy for my basic needs. The only metrics I want displayed are "Recent Pageloads" formatted like so: Data | Time | System | Location | ...
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How do I properly set up Google Analytics to track conversions that start on my landing pages on a subdomain to the checkout page?

This is the current set up: I have a landing page hosted on a subdomain dedicated to landing pages (ex. lp.mysite.com/product-01 and lp.mysite.com/product-02). Each landing page has a Buy Now ...
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Question about segmenting sessions within Google Analytics

I work for a company that has a front facing business site that we use for marketing. We also have a login page that allows for our users/clients to log into the tools. There was a segment set up that ...
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Getting page views by page category

I am trying to create a report that tells me which location pages on my website get the most page views using Google Analytics. Basically everything under locations, I want the data from. ex) ...
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How do I discover where a mysterious click category event is on my site when it appears in Google Analytics

I've started to track button clicks on certain pages. I've created all parameters, which are both of required and optional. The tracking works but I've detected another one click category in Google ...
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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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AdSense info only partially shown on Analytics - setDomainName()?

A long while ago we've linked our AdSense and Analytics accounts but haven't used AdSense in some years. Now we've started an AdSense campaign but trying to view it on Analytics only shows a fragment ...
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Google Analytics report showing visits per month for a set of urls

I need to create an analytics report which shows the number of visits per page across a selection of months. For example: Page | Month | Visits Page A | January | 10,000 Page A | February | ...
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How do I measure correlation between visiting certain specific pages and ultimate conversions?

I'm new to using Google Analytics and have to suggest a solution to a problem which I thought would be simple but for which I somehow couldn't find a straightforward solution: On an ecommerce site, we ...
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GTM Universal analytics events don't show up in Google Analytics.

The Universal Analytics event tag that I have created is fired. It shows up in the Analytics Debugger as well as Network setting in developer options. But these events do not show up in my Google ...
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How to track number of events per unique user on Google Analytics

We have an application that tracks the event where a user marks a 'post' as a favorite. In Google Analytics, I can see how many times the favorite-event has been triggered, and I can find out how many ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Track visitors who come back to an application from email verification links

I have an app, which uses an email verification process on signup. After user's input is validated, the app sends out a link to user's email asking to confirm their address. Is there a way to create ...
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What do you have to be careful about when migrating a UA account to the same URL but a new website?

Off the top of my head I can think of: 301 Redirects (some pages are the same pages, but they might have a different URL) Should I use a new UA account and import the data into it, or use the same ...
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Analytics: Consolidation across devices and applications

I use different Google Analytics properties to track separately: Blog Website iOS app Android App I am looking for a way to combine all these trackers to see a global view of my analytics. The ...
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Google Analytics Filters : Hide Multiple Subdomains

So I have several views for the sub domains I want to track and the site as a whole. What I would really like is to create a view where it excludes all subdomains - the problem being I don't have a ...
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Right method for filtering bots on Google Analytics

More often than not, when I check the traffic source on my google analytics page, I find some malicious referrals to my website. Some examples: site4.free-floating-buttons.com / referral ...
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Visitors coming through redirectors (tinyurl, ask.fm) are wrongly displayed in server's country [Tried META Refresh and 301 redirect, unsuccessfully]

I get visitors on my website from redirections, for instance tinyurl.com or ask.fm (Ask.fm does a redirection automatically when people share a link). In Google Analytics, all these visitors are ...
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Google Analytics - Redundant host name

I am an absolute rookie at google analytics and would really appreciate some help. I got a notification Redundant Hostnames Property xxxxxxx.com.au is receiving data from redundant hostnames. So I ...
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Can organic traffic be spoofed in Google Analytics the same way as 'Refer spam'

Ive recently seen a large spike in organic traffic to a website in Google Analytics, to diagnose the spike ive done / will do (will do becuase some of the data is not available yet) the following : ...
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Google Analytics - Sales Performance transaction reversal

This is an extreme problem for our marketing department. While testing a new feature on our store, someone put in a test order for $7,520,000 which has completely skewed our ability to use Google ...
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Checking Google Analytics ECommerce - Abandoned Cart

I'm testing a Drupal site where Google Analytics ECommerce should register if someone abandons their cart. However I've been unable to test if it's working, as I can't figure out where that would ...
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A/B Testing A Site Redesign Without Google Penalties

I am redesigning our job board website to be responsive. Rather than just replace the existing site with the responsive site, I want to A/B test the new responsive site alongside the existing site so ...
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Google Analytics goal if user complete the goal next day in second visit

I want to know how many of users that come to our page from sites A and B later complete the goal. Users come to our page from site A or site B. They don't complete the goal in current session. They ...
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Track a buyers path Google Analytics

is there anyway within Google Analytics to track a buyers path to purchase. For example, for each transaction can the pages be tracked prior to the final purchase (e.g. organic search > homepage > ...
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How is the number of unique user larger than users?

I am using google analytics campaign tracking with my android app, i don't understand how unique users (user who download the app just one time) is larger than users (new users and returning users) . ...
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Analytics ignoring advertising features setting

I've been having trouble with my Demographics reports in my Google Analytics account that I administer. After I log in, I expand the Audience tab, then Demographics, and then select Age. There is a ...
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Traffic from Google News

I would like to create dashboard for all traffic from Google News. First filter is for referral this is simply (source) -> news.google.com but How I create second filter for organic traffic with ...
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How does Google use analytics which uses first party cookies to show relevant ads on third party sites?

I know that Google is collecting much information with Analytics. Analytics uses first-party cookies, so Google shouldn't be able to recognize a person on different websites. How is the ...
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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Should Google Maps and Apple Maps businesses be registered with the owner's account?

It is OK to register businesses at Google Maps or Apple Maps platforms with the owner account? I want to manage some customers' businesses with the reviews, ads, analytics and Disqus data, but I'm not ...
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Solutions for filtering dynamic IP addresses in Google Analytics?

Without a static IP address from your ISP, what solutions are people using to filter their own web traffic through Google Analytics to help improve the accuracy of the data? I get the reasoning and ...
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Session Level Custom Dimension in Google Analytics Is Not Set for All Pageviews

I'm using a session custom dimension to distinguish between two variants of my site. I'm setting this dimension to 'A' or 'B' for ALL visits before I track the first pageview. My problem is that when ...
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Google Analytics site search configured but not showing any data

I'm trying to configure site search analytics for my website. The site already gathers other analytics data, but I can't get any data to appear for search. My site search URLs look like this: ...
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Google Analytics Content Experiments for non-simultaneous tests

I really like how Google Analytics displays the results of content experiments. However, it seems the tool only works for simultaneous tests. I'd like to use the tool without implementing the page ...
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Compare 3 or more date ranges in Google Analytics

Is it possible to compare 3 or more date ranges in Google Analytics? It's obvious how to compare 2 ranges. It would be great to see additional ranges - seeing the data of 6 months overlaid - ...
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Google Analytics custom dimension “hit” level scope affecting bounce rate when used?

I have setup a "hit" level scope custom dimension with the goal of tracking device orientation. My end goal is to be able to compare bounce rate, time on page, conversion rate, etc in each ...
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How can I keep the vertical Y axis the same? Analytics

In Google Analytics, you can overlay one stat over another in the graphs that are drawn. For example, you can overlay "Avg. Page Load Time (sec)" over "Avg. Server Connection Time (sec)" (under ...
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How to does google analytics show sessions without users?

I set up google analytics campaign tracking in my android app. I don't understand How google shows me that there is one session with zero new users. as you could see in the bellow picture: if there ...
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Use Google Analytics to target different sections of a blog

I have a blog that targets different regions. The Europe region blog has different sections in different local languages such as English, French and German. I wonder how to track and analyze the ...
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Create a CMS plugin that can use the Google Analytics API on any domain name?

I'm making a plugin to a CMS, the plugin is a easy simple view of Google Analytics, with graphs etc. I'm using the Embed API, https://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/embed-api/ But the problem is, that now ...