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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See how one goal leads to another (i.e., how often downloading the demo leads to purchasing)

I have two goals set up for my site in Google Analytics: one to download the demo of my software, and the other to buy the full version. I'm having trouble getting statistics on how often the download ...
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Huge surge in direct traffic from one particular town

Last month I noticed that the direct visits on our site have increased by nearly 150% whilst bounce rate is also considerably up. After drilling down further I can see that we have had nearly 2000 ...
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My application's bounce rate jumped from 30% to 80% overnight

My application is provided as a service that is embedded in other sites. I have google analytics installed on the login popup dialog which is a page of my application, which is opened from the host ...
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Google Analytics: What is the limit of tracked pageviews per month?

I have been looking around to try and find some confirmation and clarity on the limit of pageviews that Google allow per month for a Google Analytics account. I have read that the limit of hits per ...
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Is there a way to see granular per-visit data in Google Analytics?

I've started using Google Analytics very recently and I'm a bit lost with the sea of options (have been using Sitemeter before for some time). I've clicked through the service a lot but couldn't find ...
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Visual sitemap generater [closed]

I'm looking for a something to visually create a sitemap for one of my websites. Id like something in a tree structure, so I have the hierarchical view of my site. A couple requirements I have ...
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Can I register / track convertions from my UTM campaigns

I currently got a couple of UTM campaigns setup with all the correct parameters to determine each campaign from another. The converting goal on my homepage is when a visitors creates a user profile. ...
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Analysing traffic sources in Analytics for Magento sales

Hi I have a Magento installation linked with a Google Analytics account. It works very well in that I can see conversions, I can see the products that are selling directly from analytics and I can get ...
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Can Google track my site without Google Analytics?

If my site doesn't install Google Analytics and I'm using the browser IE, not Chrome. Can Google track my sites? (collect data about how many visitors, pageviews, time on sites, bouce rate...) If yes, ...
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Does Google Analytics only count a Unique Visitor if he/she lands on the index (home) page?

Does Google Analytics only count a Unique Visitor if he/she lands on the index (home) page? What if the UV makes his way to a side-page of your site but never visits the home page (index page)? Would ...
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Get reports in Google Analytics for smart phones only (not tablets)?

I'm trying to use Google Analytics to see how mobile phone browsers are performing on my site compared to users with larger displays. If I click the 'mobile' tab I can see goal and ecommerce ...
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Tracking email via analytics

I need to do email analytics, aim is to create an endpoint where when user sends an email to contact@mycompany.com, the email is processed and data in email is used for google analytics conversion. ...
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Google analytics tracking flow from another domain

Is there a way to track the flow of Google Analytics from another domain using same UA code so that we can check the visitors flow? So if someone enters the google.com/hello and the page refers to ...
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Compare Frequency & Recency of users with Goal Conversion using Google Analytics?

With google analytics is it possible to look at goal conversion rates for visitors with their frequency of visits? So Id like to know the % of visitors that converted who only came to the site once, ...
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Google page events monitoring and analysis

I have read the Google page event documentation, but I am not sure I understand it correctly. I am new to Google analytics, and I have two questions: Once I have google analytics enabled for my site ...
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Google Goals process not working through similarly named pages

Well, I'm at a loss. I've ensured that my tracking script is in etc etc, and I've set up my goal and funnel path, but only the first step is ever being shown on the funnel. Goal URL: ...
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How does Windows 8 appear on Google Analytics?

I'm trying to figure out how many Windows 8 users are using my website. On Google Analytics, I don't explicitly see the number 8 anywhere in the top 10 Windows operating system versions. I don't ...
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May I face problems with expired domains in Google Apps / Webmaster / Analytics?

I want to buy an expired domain name. It was dropped 4 times before. Is it safe to buy expired domain name? May I face problems with Google Apps / Google Webmaster / Google Analytics if previous ...
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How to monitor traffic from domains forwarding?

I have suppose 10 domains all redirecting( using godaddy forwarding) to example.com. Is there a way I can monitor traffic from these 10 domains ? Probably some how in Google Analytics or some other ...
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where can I find the 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics

I believe there is a 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics, however I cannot find it and there is little to no documentation on this. Does this still exist in GA and, if so, what report shall I ...
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Issue tracking multiple domains with Google Analytics

I have 2 domains mydomain.com and mydomain.net which I'm trying to track with the same GA code. Here are the options I turned on: Subdomains of mydomain ON Examples: www.mydomain.com -and- ...
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Simple count visitors for front page for Joomla

We have a website with Joomla and we want to put a simple counter for visitors in front page of website, just the number of visitors. I use stat counter but the problem is that I can’t see all the ...
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Strange Google Analytics Results

I have a small website and usually I have a very normal number of visits/pageviews/length of visit such as 20/200/5 minutes but today I did a bit more advertising in my area and I had 40/1500/20 ...
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Google Analytics on a web farm?

Is it possible to use Google Analytics on a web farm so that it collects stats on what happened on each server in the farm? eg: Instead of visits, show visits per server (helps us check the load ...
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excluding URL query parameters and setting the site search query param in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics free account and would like to know if I strip "searchparam" out of your URLs as the site search query parameter, do I then need to specify "searchparam" in the Exclude URL ...
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www subdomain for my webpage

How many customer do I lose if my webpage is not accessible from www subdomain. Can anyone who has webpage analytics with large number of visitors provide me statistic how many users use ...
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Custom eCommerce tracking

I am selling different software on my website and am offering a 30 days free trial. Is there someway that I can track the trial in Google Analytics? (And maybe, after the 30 days run out if they do ...
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Is Google Analytics blocked in China?

Our site has recored significantly drop in visitors from China from Google Analytics recently. Do you have the same observation?
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Tracking logged in vs. non-logged in users in Google Analytics

I am building a social media site that is similar is structure to twitter and facebook.com where unauthenticated users who go to https://mysite.com will see a login + sign-up page, and authenticated ...
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how did Google Analytics kill my site?

Yesterday I created a google analytics profile for one of my sites and included the JS block in the layout template. What happened next was very strange. Within about 2 minutes, the site had become ...
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Google Analytics and direct access

Does Google analytics regards remote access resources as direct access? For example: Suppose: mysite.com and anothersite.com mysite.com has an image found at http://mysite.com/img/vip.jpg ...
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Disadvantage of creating tracking source

Is there disadvantages of creating your own link tracking source (Example: ?src=publication ) instead of using Google's utm_source? Two things that I see that it's an advantage using my own tracking ...
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what is the difference between ALEXA and google-analytics

this may sound kinda crazy.does anyone really know the difference between ALEXA and google analytics.and if it is recommended to use both in website
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How to correctly track the analytics when using iframe

In our main aspx page we have this analytics code <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-1301114-2']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', ...
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What is “undetermined” mention in Google Analytics?

Is there anyone who has an idea why I find the mention "undetermined" in the statistics keywords of my Google Analytics account. This mention seems to be associated only with my display network ...
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How to track site visitors across several browser sessions or computers using Google Analytics?

If a site visitor clears cookies, uses various browsers or computers then Google Analytics will have a hard time detecting them as being by the same user. However since 95% of the site content is ...
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Multiple Google Analytics code for url under same domain

I have one domain: www.example.com, and www.example.com/sales. The analytic code on both urls are different. So when I login to my Google account it displays two separate analytic accounts. on ...
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Powermapper alternatives and Google Analytics? [closed]

What is a good application to map the hierarchical structure of a website and maybe get some Google Analytics action going on? Powermapper is pretty expensive and the trial version didn't seem ...
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Google analytics iframe code measuring visitor as two visitors

I'm trying to measure visitors in an iframe and the site containing the iframe. What I would like is that visitors clicks in the iframe are seen being from the same visitor as the containing site, but ...
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Google Analytics - Unable to get GA Tracking

We've been using GA for a few years with no probs. About 2-3 weeks ago we tried to clean up some of our tracking and on one of our profiles, it's not working anymore (since oct 10.) First, some ...
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Google analytics not provided for 55% of total traffic

I've been here and here to learn what (not provided) means. Now the question is if what I am seeing in my Google Analytics stats for my website is considered normal (and whether I can/should do ...
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How to get number of views for a page using Google Analytics

I have a website and for each post that I write (that is a particular page) in my blog, I would like to show the number of views that Google Analytics tracks. How to do this using Analytics API? Or ...
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linking Google AdWords account to Google Analytics account

I have a Google Analytics account that has two profiles, one for www.ayrshireminis.com and one for www.crmpicco.co.uk. I have a Google AdWords account that I would like to link to my Google Analytics ...
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How to prevent Google Analytics from adding a second slash between domain and page specific URL when viewing a page?

I have a blog http://foo.tumblr.com. I sometimes go to Site Content - All Pages on Google Analytics and then navigate to page listing and then click the icon to take me to that page on my blog. ...
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Google Analytics > Engagement > Duration - Make Custom Times

I need to find the following metrics. How many users stayed for 2 seconds, how many stayed for 5 seconds, how many stayed for 10 seconds. On Google Analytics they have something very similar but it ...
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Clarity around Advanced Segment defintion

I am hoping to get some clarity around an advanced segment I created. For context, our website spans multiple domains. For reasons I wont get into, I created an advanced segment that looks for ...
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Track user traffic source and display a slightly customized page? [closed]

I was wondering if there's a possibility to track where a user comes from e.g. AdWords or Referal or Facebook etc and based on this information to show a different page? For example it would be very ...
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Is it possible to track an outsourced adwords campaign?

We have a site that is paying a 3rd party to run adwords campaigns on our behalf. They do this using their own Adwords account and so we are unable to link it to our Google Analytics account. We do ...
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Google Analytics account setup for multiple personal websites?

I have multiple personal websites that I develop and plan to develop more over time. The number of websites is currently greater than one but less than 50. Currently I have a single Google account ...
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Wordpress Multisite (Subfolders) - Google Analytics Tracking

I have a Wordpress multisite subfolder instance that I would like to track via Google Analytics. I guess optimally this would be a plugin which I could track each site in two places The Main ...