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Why Wikipedia doesn't appear as a referral in Google Analytics' Traffic sources?

One of my clients has a website and got not spammy backlinks in a Wikipedia article. When I test it for SEO purposes with Google Analytics (from different IPs), apparently there is no referral ...
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Receiving a massive amount of visits from different country?

I hope I have the right forum for this question... Today I logged onto Google analytics and noticed that within a month, we grew from a 30% bounce rate from Russia up to 68%. We received nearly 500 ...
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Unable to Filter Ghost Referrals in Google Analytics

I set up a view level filter to remove ghost referral spam where the filter field ie Campaign Source and Filter Pattern is something like www.event-tracking\.com|Get-Free-Traffic-Now\.com. Problem: ...
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How can I get Google Analytics to report my semantic URL requests more accurately?

I have implemented "friendly" URLs, also called "semantic" URLs, on my website, using code similar to this answer on Stack Overflow. I've set it up so that the URL will direct to a specific name ...
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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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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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How to Create a Google Analytics Filter for Multiple Browsers

I would like to filter traffic from multiple browsers from a specific view in Google Analytics. Specifically looking to remove; Explorer 7,8,9 Firefox 3.628,11,12 Chrome 18.0.1025.168 Safari 5.1 What ...
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What is the proper way to determine revenue by page?

On our site we have some landing pages and some category pages with the same products on them. I want to determine which is more effective by looking at the pageviews and revenue generated for each. ...
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Is implementing Data Layer the only way to track revenue in Google Tag Manager?

I've been considering using Google Tag Manager to help upgrade my site to Universal Analytics. However, the main issue is that tracking Revenue and Ecommerce is hugely important, but implementing a ...
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What keyword is driving traffic to a PDF

Is it possible to figure out what keywords are driving a traffic to a particular page? Our's for instance is a PDF file that is not being tracked by GA.
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Why Analytics showing non existing pages in active pages?

I am facing weired suitation in my analytics tool , My website getting referrals from a porn site and I can see some porn related pages in active page section in analytic report ( both in real-time ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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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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What is the difference between GA Sessions and Users?

Specifically, the way I'm reading how Google describes both, I don't understand why both metrics don't have matching numbers. Can some describe very specifically the difference between the two and ...
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Setup of Google Analytics using Java core reporting API. Facing the issue as the java packages are not recognised,

I am trying to setup the Google analytics reporting API using JAVA. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/quickstart/service-java I am using intelli-j IDEA and using ...
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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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How to track Google Translator in Google Analytics?

How can I track Google Translator which is installed on my website to track how many people translate from Spanish to English through Google Analytics or any other way? I already have Google Analytics ...
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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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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

Internet Explorer has a non-standard P3P privacy policy implementation (what a surprise). This prevents cookies from being loaded in iframes. Google Tag Manager uses an iframe. Does this cause ...
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Google analytics: disengaged users

Can I set up google analytics to track a number of unique users who completely disengage (don't visit the site at all) on a 90 days period?
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The referral count under acquisition tab not showing expected results on Google Analytics

I made a collaboration where some blogs wrote about our website (franciacortacircuit.com) and linked us, so i opened Google Analytics (GA) to see how many people visited our website by clicking on ...
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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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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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Google says my website has render blocking css while it doesn't

Google says the mobile version of my website has render blocking css while my website has only one css file that is placed before the closing body tag. I even test putting the css after closing html ...
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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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How to see the full conversion funnel of a customer

I want to be able to query which of my converted customers came from Google AdWords, or other similar paid campaigns, so that I can figure out whether or not my campaigns are successful. Ideally I ...
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What is the correlation between Drop Off, Exits, and Bounces?

I am running through my analytics and noticed that my drop off in the behavior chart is always 100%. Which does not necessarily surprise me except neither bounce rate, or % Exits are 100%. I ...
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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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Woocommerce - google Analytics: Price amount is not tracked

I have a site on Wordpress and its using wooCommerce. For the Ecommerce tracking in the google Analytics, I have used the additional plugin WooCommerce Google Analytics Integration ...
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Legal Issues of loading Google Analytics script (ga.js) from local server to avoid leverage browser catching issue

Anywhere that I check my website I get a leverage browser catching issue because of this file: http://www.google-analytics.com/ga.js In many questions and answers, articles people have offered to ...
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Default channel Grouping

In one of the view i am working on, I can see ‘Affiliates’ in the default channels in ‘Acquisition’ reports: But ‘Affiliate’ is not set up in Admin in the default channel grouping, and there is no ...
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Trackig visit counts to my website pages based on IP adresss and type of users (new or returining))

We are developing a classified website n Magento which has about 6000 listings. So there is about 6000 business pages. we have been tracking our website in Analytics and found Good number of visitors ...
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How to present analytic information to advertisers?

We are planning to sell ads directly to the advertisers. What is the best way to present website analytic information to the advertisers? If it makes any difference, we are using Google Analytics. ...
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How can I scan my entire website and audit it for installed JavaScript tags?

I have a website on a dev server that I want to scan for Google Tag Manager tags and Google Analytics tags to make sure everything's in place properly. Currently I have the Google Tag Assistant and ...
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What are the causes for self-referral mainly by returning users in Google Analytics?

We are tracking our website on 3 separate properties. We have self-referral on one of the properties. In the landing page report, I have applied a second dimension of full referrer, then applied a ...
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How can I view in Google Analytics the number of sessions where one of a few pages were viewed?

I want to count the number of sessions in Google Analytics so that: at least one of Page A, Page B or Page C were viewed avoid counting twice sessions where there was more than 1 view of these pages ...
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WHY must Universal Analytics code go immediately before the closing head tag?

The official Google documentation says to: Paste your snippet (unaltered, in its entirety) into every web page you want to track. Paste it immediately before the closing </head> tag. ...
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Google Analytics ecommerce tracking referral issue with paypal payment gateway

I having a problem on ecommerce tracking. The current shopping flow: User clicked the ads from social media -facebook and directed to our site. User make order on our site. User make payment:- a. ...
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Analytics Reporting Using Custom Dimensions With Changing Values

I'm looking to segment users on my website by those who are logged in and those who are not, and I'm a bit confused as to how it will work out implementation-wise. So my plan is: Create a ...
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Google Analytics: How to track how many times a specific user has viewed a type of page?

I have a set of n pages. I need to be able to break down how many different pages each user has viewed in the set. This is a per user calculation. In other words, I'm trying to provide a report that ...
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Google Analytics - Create custom report based on 2 events

I am trying to create a report based on 2 events in Google Analytics. Event A is triggered when a user views a contact form and Event B is triggered when the user submits the form. What would be the ...
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How can I keep track of changes in my site's view?

I want to keep track of changes in our company's website view. I want to know about changes to links and pictures in the homepage. I don't need to keep track of website's development, e.g I don't want ...
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Remarketing list based on content group

I am trying to create an audience on Google Analytics based on visits of users on certain pages, but pages that are part of a Content Group. If a user visited at least one of the pages that are ...
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Trying to get Pageviews/Bounce Rates, etc. based on Custom Dimensions

I have a bunch of custom dimensions. Publications 1, 2, and 3 are dimensions 6-8. For any given article on our site, we may or may not push all 3. For this report I am interested in capturing traffic ...
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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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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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Set a Google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when I view that analytics profile

Is there a way to get a google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when i view that analytics profile ? Im able to set the shortcut to save, but cant see how to save it as the opening page.
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How to see the searched terms that refer to my homepage

I have put the google analytics script in my page, but I need to know the search terms that users use in order to refer to my page. How can I use google analytics to find such terms? (For example ...
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Traffic from Adwords has a near-100% bounce rate

With most web traffic sources, my bounce rates are unextraordinary. But with traffic coming from Google Adwords advertisements (googleads.g.doubleclick.net), the bounce rate is 100% most days, and ...
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Getting an accurate count of Pageviews per Session

Is there a way in Google Analytics to see the complete profile of Pageviews per session on your site. (How many sessions had 1, how many had 2 etc) I'm currently only able to see Avg Pageviews per ...