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.

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How to get analytics to link ecommerce to adwords campaigns

I've been busy setting up analytics and adwords campaigns for a webshop I'm managing. In Analytics I have enabled ecommerce and this seems to work fine, meaning the when I go to Conversions > ...
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Should I use multiple goals to track conversions of multiple versions of home page?

I have a WordPress site. I have created 4 different versions of the home page, and created a Google experiment to equally distribute traffic between the 5 pages (including the original home page). I ...
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Tables in Google Analytics: calculating % of total in Google Analytics

I am analyzing two segments (based on an existing dimension) in a table in a Google Analytics dashboard and I want to know how to add a column and insert a calculation that calculates the % of Total ...
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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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How not to use Google Analytics cookies on Blogger?

I just noticed of a blog powered by Blogger which doesn't store any cookie, and therefore, doesn't need to show the annoying cookie popup. Checking Blogger options, I don't see anywhere where to get ...
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Wrong analytics integration. Does it destroy statistics?

If I have a website with a structure like this: - www.example.xyz/ - www.example.xyz/product1/ - www.example.xyz/product2/ - www.example.xyz/about/ - order.example.xyz ... ---------- - ...
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Store utm values on my server

Is it possible to know, what campaign source, media, etc are set for current session in google analytics? Is there some javascript method on Tracker instance maybe? or some serverside code? Or does ...
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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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Google Analytic view conversation rate against sessions

I am trying to find out how can i compare the conversion rate against the number of sessions for example how many people came to the specific page and bought that product. In Google Analytic if I ...
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How to evaluate Google News traffic in Google Analytics

One of my sites has recently been included in Google News and I am seeing a spike in traffic. However, when I try to analyze the source of the traffic via referrals, Google News traffic number is tiny ...
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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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How to implement google organic tag in google tag manager [closed]

I am learning google tag manager and have applied the google analytics, adwords and social network tracking codes in google tag manager.Also have triggered the tags on pages and tested them. But now ...
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A social network called “socialnetwork” in Google Analytics

I have stumbled across a social network that Google analytics recognises as simple "socialnetwork" which is referring some users to my site, as shown in the image below: Does anyone know where this ...
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Google Analytics tracking across multiple domains - not showing domain, not tracking

I have been trying to get Google Analytics (Universal) working across two related domains, say www.foo.com and app.foo.com. According to the Google Docs, I should be able to use the Universal code ...
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Managing duplicate URLs on e-commerce site with canonical URL and Google Analytics

On my e-commerce site I have products which may belong to multiple categories at the same time. Product URL contains categories, so depending on how customer came to the page, we are displaying ...
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How to properly setup Content Groupings in Google Analytics?

On my e-commerce site I have 4 levels of categories for products (i.e. Men/T-shirt/Hawaii Style/Modern, Women/Dress/Summer, Misc). Each category/sub(*)category has designated URL. In my reports I ...
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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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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates ...
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Unique vs New Visitors “explanation needed”

i was wondering if anyone can help me understand the relation between the unique visitors and the new visitors terms in GA. Here is what i originally thought: Unique visitor = each user is counted ...
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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 User-level scope on a custom dimension resulting in different data than hit-level scope. Hit-level data is correct

I am trying to figure out why the custom dimension I created with a User-level scope isn't collecting the right data. I have set up two custom dimensions: Job - User scope Job - Hit scope According ...
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Tracking email traffic to Facebook in Google Analytics

My company is sending an email to our lead file with a link to a Facebook contest app. I know that ExactTarget (our marketing automation software) has the ability to track links, but we want to see in ...
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Handling visitors computers that don't report languages or countries

I added google analytics to the mobile version of my site and three days later it seems that most of the visitors either do not have a language set or a country code set. Should I assume every ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Can Google Analytics be configured to ignore UTM parameters with specific values?

How do I set up Google Analytics to ignore UTM parameters if utm_source=something (or medium/campaign)? I want GA to track it as a referral traffic instead (or direct traffic, if the referrer doesn't ...
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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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Set a default segment for Google Analytics

I set up a segment that contains the data that my colleagues and I will want to be looking at 90% of the time. The All sessions segment contains superfluous data that we will generally not be ...
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How can I query over a page name at google analytics

I am running a website that every customer has a different query string attached to the url plus one random guid attached at the end: /myPage/?cust=one&randomGuid /myPage/?cust=two&randomGuid ...
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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 PDFs properly on our website

I'm looking for the proper way to track pdf downloads from both emails and our site links. If I have many pdfs on a single page, how do I track the pdf downloaded? I found an article on Moz ...
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Exclude multiple domains in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I want to exclude multiple domains from all my reports to prevent referral spam, but as more and more of these popup I'd like to do so via a single filter.. I tried adding a filter with settings: ...
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Google Tag Manager blocked in China..?

Our site uses Google Tag Manager and we have China users having issues - pointing to GTM as the culprit. I know and read that major google services are blocked in China, but does this include ...
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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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Tracking only viewed product by customer

I have one query on Google Analytics. I have to track the product which is only viewed by customer and then he/she simply leaves the website. When the customer re-visits the site, I have to show that ...
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Should I rely on Google Analytics or Alexa for stats about what countries visitors to my site come from?

I wanted to know some demographics about my website and I look at Alexa.com/siteinfo/koolbusiness.com which reports about 50% of the traffic is from India. But when I look with google analytics, 75% ...
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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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Tracking App indexing in Google Analytics

After implementing app indexing on a site I'm having trouble figuring out how to track this data in Google Analytics. If I'm logged into App analytics in GA how do I see traffic that has gone to the ...
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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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Google Analytics showing hundreds of sessions for inactive site [duplicate]

I had a website running for 6 months last year on my in-house server, and running Google Analytics to monitor usage. I shut this site down in December to do a rebuild, the IIS server was shut down ...
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Different number in Google Analytics “SEO landing pages” vs. custom report google/organic entries

(I hope I've got everything translated correctly, because our Google Analytics is in german. I'll write the german word after the translations, in case anyone speaks german and I've got the ...
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Block social-buttons.com / simple-share-buttons.com Referral Spam

How to remove social-buttons.com / simple-share-buttons.com this type of lots of Referral Spam link they increase 100% bounce rate How to remove this type of referral spam link in via .htaccess or ...
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How to show custom date ranges in Google Analytics?

In GA, there are 6 pre-defined date ranges, which are fairly useless. Is there a way to create new date ranges in the drop down menu? I'd like to add YTD, MTD, Last Year.
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Google Analytics conversions for Travel Agency

what is the best way to track orders for travel agency via Google Analytics? There is major difference between typical e-shop and travel agency - in e-shop there is simple basket with products. In ...
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What is a good way to track traffic from several contributors via Google Analytics

I want to track traffic provided from several team members via Google Analytics but don't make it too obvious to visitors. Lets say I have a team member with the code xyz. I want to use something ...