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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Google Analytics tracking the wrong site

I have multiple sites tracked in my profile - they each using different tracking ids of course. However, one of my sites reports being visited by searchers using keywords completely unrelated by that ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking Status of profiles that have filters

My Problem I have a main Google Analytics profile that tracks all the visits for my site. The tracking has been verified by Google for my main report and those stats are collecting correctly. I am ...
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Set Up Google Analytics to Track Domain Alias

I found this article from Google http://www.google.com/support/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55523 However I'm not sure what happens to the data. Will I be able to determine which domain ...
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What could artificially increase the bounce rate reported in Google Analytics?

Since deploying Janrain Engage to our website, which includes a javascript snippet that is loaded from their servers, I've noticed about 10-15% increase in our bounce rate. I think this is artificial ...
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Can I remove visible referer from link?

I use referer info to track which of my campaigns works the best. So instead of <a href="someweb.com">someweb</a> I have a link like <a ...
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Google analytics is counting way to much

I have a website using Google analytics but it is counting way to much. To test this i was logging all entry's to my database with time and IP address. My result for one day was: Google analytics: ...
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Tracking based on URL referral?

Users on my site are given unique URL's for me to then track how many people they have referred to my site. IE: http://www.example.com/FQ3DL (FQ3DL being the unique code/url) The first thing I'd ...
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How do I interpret direct traffic that lands on random pages?

Looking at yesterday, according to Google Analytics, I got six direct visitors to my site (their source/medium is direct/(none)). Only one ended up at the actual domain. The other five ended up at ...
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What percentage of users opt out of Google Analytics?

You can block Google Analytics through Adblock or your hosts file, and I know a small amount of visitors do. What's the percentage? Does Google compensate somehow, or should I just add a fudge ...
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Where is benchmarking in Google Analytics?

I remember seeing benchmarking in Google Analytics in the past - in fact I opted in to it on several sites. However, I can't find any more. The Analytics blog shows it should be under the Visitors ...
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Hidden but useful features of Google Analytics

What are the most useful features of Google Analytics that are not known to common users? I know this is a typical question for many categories in stackexchange. I think Google Analytics deserves ...
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how can i track visits to ALL of the subpages of my website COMBINED TOGETHER?

Right now I'm using statcounter and Google analytics. They are great. But my counts are currently separated. Ex: website.com = 1000 visits a day, website.com/about = 50 visits a day, ...
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“(not set)” in Google Analytics

Since 1 mounth, I see many pages tagged "(not set)" in the navigation summary section. If I look for global traffic evolution for this tag, it is alwas 0. Where do this kind of tag can comme from ...
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Google analytics: how many visitors have visited n times?

I'm trying to guess how many loyal users I have by counting the number of people that have visited the site 10 times. How can I answer this question with Google Analytics? "Visitor Loyalty" is a ...
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Google Analytics does not show AdSense if you have multiple sites

I have multiple sites in my Google Analytics, and under the content section, adsense revenue per page is only visible for one of the sites. The rest of the sites in my Google analytics do not display ...
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Google Analytics - Showing multiple site stats at once

Is there a way in google analytics to add multiple sites to and show all the stats together? So like the graphs and total visits/unique hits all combined for all the sites added to the google ...
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How to make google analytics report on two domains as though they are one site?

We have a main site that Google analytics is currently running fine on (www.ourcompany.com). We have a page that is technically part of the site (same design, etc.) but is hosted on another ...
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How does google calculate bounce rate?

We run a website where we sell access to a member area. We use Google analytics to optimize the site but i have a bounce rate in about 85%. The problem is that I'm not sure what count as a bounce ...
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Google Analytics: Find external sites which referred most visitors to a Goal

I have a goal setup in Google Analytics, I would like to track the number of visits that come from external sources. e.g. I would like to see how many visits come from google.co.uk vs google.ie
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How to exclude myself from Google Website Optimizer results?

I have a website on which I run Google Website Optimizer (A/B tests) and Google Analytics. We have automated tests that check some web pages and I am worried that this might interfere with Google ...
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How do i show visitor count in my page?

I am using google analytics for tracking the visitors on my website. I can view all the stat reports from my google login. I am wondering if i could place the visitor summary stat in my home page of ...
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Google Analytics: Greater number of pageviews from entrance source than content details

Looking at the Content Detail for a single page in Google Analytics (e.g. /blog), it's reporting that the page has had 94 Pageviews and 86 Unique Views. When I look at the page entrance sources it ...
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Does placing Google Analytics code in an external file affect statistics?

I'm working with an outside software vendor to add Google Analytics code to their web app, so that we can track its usage. Their developer suggested that we place the code in an external ".js" file, ...
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How should I track multi-valued page attributes (e.g. tags) using custom variables?

Our pages can each have many tags, e.g 'football', 'sms', 'nsfw', etc.. which we would like to track in google analytics. We're already tracking things like category using google analytics custom ...
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Google Analytics setup for 3 related blogs

I have 3 distinct blogs. They are powered by Wordpress Multisite http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/kitchengarden http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/chelseaflowershow http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/plantsmans What I want ...
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Can I show a table of one custom variable against another?

We have a number of custom variables set up in google analytics. We'd like to show a table of event occurrences broken down by two custom variables, e.g. if variable one can be A, B, or C and ...
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What to do with a site that has multiple languages in Google Analytics

We have a site that has four "streams" for language and each language has different content based on that language and location (US English, Spanish, Canadian English and Canadian French). I'm ...
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How can I export a keyword list from Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, I've been following several tutorials to export a list of keywords, but something is going wrong. This is what I try: 1.) click traffic sources 2.) click keywords 3.) Click ...
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Google Analytics: Why does “/” appear in goal funnel visualization?

This is the goal funnel for checkout. Does anyone have any idea where the "/" is coming from? The cart page is at site: game on glove dot com (I don't want this stackoverflow page being indexed in ...
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Use virtual pageviews for all goal tracking

I'm new to Google Analytics and I'm wondering if it would be cleaner to user virtual pageviews for all the goal tracking on my website instead of using a mix of regular page views and virtual ...
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Google Analytics - need to let users know they're being anonymously tracked?

I'm using google analytics in an android application via their sdk. Do I need to show end users any terms of service since analytics are being used, ie. notify them that their usage is being ...
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Is it possible to get the zip codes of visitors with Google Analytics?

I'm currently using Google Analytics. I'm trying to find out if it's possible to get the zip codes of those visiting my website. The Cities seem to be too broad. For example, Los Angeles is huge ...
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Sub Domain tracking with Analytics filters

We currently have Analytics tracking codes running throughout our site including our Sub Domains. What I would like to do is create different Profiles under the same account segmenting the sub ...
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Why Google may decrease PR of a site?

I found that Google decreased PR of my site and wonder why. Except recent submit of my programs to download sites and change of Google Analytics to asynchronous code there were no other changes to ...
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Google Analytics Goal funnel not working

I have been a user of Google Analytics for over 2 years and like to think I am adept at using it but this issue has really thrown me. I have a Goal set up which appears to be working on first looking ...
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Website showing increase visit rate in Google Analytics for those keywords which are not even listed in Google

I have a strange scenario. My website's Google Analytics results are showing the increase rate in visits for those keywords (using Google Organic) which are not listed in Google. I can see in Google ...
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Tracking users behaviour - with or without Google Analytics

If I understand correctly the following (point & from GA TOS): PRIVACY . You will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the Service to track or collect personally identifiable ...
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How to filter out Yottaa bots traffic in Google Analytics?

I'm using both Google Analytics and Yottaa for my website. Yottaa bots send quite a lot a traffic (relatively to the normal traffic of my website), and thus my Google Analytics is kind of flooded by ...
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Set goal in funnel not to be neccessary

I have a start page which can link to a discounts page and then three possible extras pages (one of which will definitely be reached) and all three of these lead to a confirmation page. I have set up ...
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Using both Google Analytics and Chartbeart

I'm thinking of trying out Chartbeat. I want to keep the Analytics code in there. Is there a noticable impact on performance for the visitor if both are used?
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Finding Google Analytics parent account of a tracking code

I have a Google Analytics tracking code for a website and I can't find which account it is on. Is there any way of finding which Google account the tracking code belongs to? I am guessing it is ...
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External link tracking when opening the link in a new window in Google Analytics?

OK, so this seems like a really simply problem, but I have yet to find a solution that accomplishes the following: Opens the link in a new window Tracks the event in GA (obviously) Doesn't trigger ...
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Is there a problem if I don't setup google analytics in my website?

is there a problem if I don't setup google analytics in my website? I have read lot of articles describing use of google analytics but I have not added it in my site. In Cpanel I can check all ...
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Is it possible to correlate goals with search terms in Google Analytics?

I have a goal set up (let's say the goal is "buy a product"), and I can see which search terms lead to the most conversions. However, I want to know which search terms lead to which products. Is it ...
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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bounce rate and Alexa ranking clarifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bounce rate and Alexa ranking clarifications 30000 visits with 86000 pageviews, if there is a bounce rate of 54%, then does it means only 15000 users generated the 86000 ...
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What analytics software to use for small Apache served website with banners not from Google

I'm planning to run a small website using Apache (and other) server(s). The website supports configuring different banners for different pages dynamically. The banners are not from Google but ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Google Analytics Liked Tool to Detect Visitor IP Address

I was wondering is there any free google analytics tool, which I can detect my visitor IP address? I try to use statcounter, but they are only limit the log to 500 entries. The reason I ask, because ...
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How to track my site position in SERP based on keyword

In Google Analytics i can see that people have reach my website after search on a specific keyword. How can i check the results page number where my website appears.