Google Analytics is a free web analytics solution provided by Google, featuring several client-side APIs, as well as REST APIs for Data Export and for Management.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
54 views

Does Google Search Console track 404s from bots (i.e. spiders, crawlers, etc.)?

I have a verified web property on search console. It's been collecting traffic data for months now. I am using the crawl errors report to look at 404s on my site. I'm curious if this data collects ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

Block rank-checker.online

This is really messing with my Analytics. I've previously blocked Semalt with the following code in my .htaccess SetEnvIfNoCase Via evil-spam-proxy spammer=yes SetEnvIfNoCase Referer evil-spam-domain....
4
votes
2answers
40 views

Why would a redirected site accrue sessions in Google Analytics?

A site I have is set up to redirect (301) to another site. But strangely the redirected site is accruing sessions in Google Analytics. The session numbers for each site (the redirected one and the one ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

How do I move a Google Analytic property to another account?

I've got a GA account that contains several "accounts" and "properties", all under the same email address. The set up looks a little similar to this: My overall Google Account (abc@gmail.com) My ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

Viral posts and links

This might be a bit of a strange question, but here goes. Over the past month, I have written 2 posts for my website, which have gone viral on social media, which have resulted in about, 30k visitors ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I tell Google Analytics to not use cookies for my sub domain?

I have my web site at example.com, and i have also setup a sub domain for serving static content at static.example.com. On my web pages I'm using Google Analytics, so it will attach its cookies to all ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Generate a report per company, broken down by user

I have a website that is used by different organisations. Each organisation has 3 different accounts that it's users use to login (for example admin, user, peasant). What is best method, using Google ...
1
vote
2answers
482 views

External sites appearing in Google Analytics

I have a filter set up on a view in Google Analytics to show the full hostname for pageviews. This enables us to analyse traffic on our various microsites. However I'm also seeing pageviews recorded ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How to implement the first interaction model in Google Analytics for funnel reporting?

We use standard and custom reporting in Google Analytics. But for our reports we need to change the attribution model. In https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1665189 we have found that ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

Will session level custom variables allow Google Analytics to report on more data than page level variables?

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
1
vote
3answers
34 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
48 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
26 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
367 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ->...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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/...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
112 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
92 views

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 (...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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: '...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
24 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
126 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
828 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
56 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

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 ...