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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.
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Where do I find traffic sources for same-domain traffic?

I have two different Google Analytics accounts set up. One that is used everywhere on example.com, and another that is used only within the example.com/blog path. I'm trying to figure out where ...
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Just re-mapped my Squarespace site to my own domain, how about my tracking snippet?

I just re-routed mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com to redirect (sorry wrong word, the URLs are actually using mydomain.com) to mydomain.squarespace.com using the custom mapping for squarespace and ...
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Tumblr and Sitemaps

I was wondering if anyone knew how to add a sitemap to a tumblr blog. It was what i use to share stuff online. Since tumblr doesn't let you upload to example.com/sitemap So there lies my ...
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How do I reconcile my Google Analytics numbers with my Squarespace analytics?

According to Squarespace, in the last month I got Page Views 259, Unique Visitors 172, and Robot Hits 1,965. According to Google Analytics it was more like 346 page views, and 97 Uniques (no data on ...
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Tracking AdWords traffic from an unrelated account in Google Analytics

I have an Analytics account linked to my AdWords account, and have been using it to track progress of my campaigns. Now I've started an AdWords campaign with a third party, and would like to see ...
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Can I make Google Analytics set its cookies on just a subdomain? (I.e. www.domain.com, not domain.com)

I’m using Google Analytics on a site — let’s call it www.domain.com. My Google Analytics website profile is for www.domain.com, and my only report is set up for www.domain.com. Requests to domain.com ...
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How to Track a page within a existing profile?

I manage a site and do mailing per month. I'm tracking - www.example.com but, I put my mailings under www.example.com/news/newyear/ www.example.com/news/sales/ www.example.com/news/promo1/ etc. ...
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How do i properly use CustomVars in google analytics?

How do i properly use custom vars in google analytics? I used the code below and here is what i notice i only seen 'one' being in the get request After 24 hours only 'one' showed up After commenting ...
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Add to vistor data in google analytics?

How can i add data to google analytics? i'd like to attach data to users such as if silverlight is installed, if i suspect the user of using an adblock etc (i would say if javascript is enabled but i ...
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Why don't my Google Analytics custom segmentation visit numbers match up?

I have three main areas of my site and want to track total usage as well as breakdowns of the three parts. I am trying to segment the "type" of use on each page using a custom variable as such: ...
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Setup Google Analytics's to track image or page views on another site

Scenario Site (A) which I control and have Google Analytics setup on. Site (B) which is controlled by a 3rd party but we are allowed to customise html including images/javascript (e.g. something ...
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Google Analytics and Web Optimizer Code creating double site visits

My website currently has a Google Asynchronous tracking code at the top of every page and the home page has an A/B test running on it. This is causing GA to add 2 visits for every 1 to the home page. ...
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Google analytics - Find what time users entered the site from traffic source

The title says it all, I'm trying to find what time each visit came from a particular traffic source. EG if I wanted to find all the times that users visited from Google (Organic) - Can I do this i ...
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Setting google analytics cross-domain tracking without the javascript

I sell a windows software through a third party company (FastSpring) and would like to track those sales with GA. The problem is that all my "buy links" on my site (www.easyjob.net) don't point ...
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Is it possible to track different countries in google analytics with the same domain?

Currently my site "site.com" is tracking sales from the UK Can i create another instance in analytics in order to track all the users from Europe without creating a subdomain (site.com/eu) Is this ...
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Analytics hasn't updated keywords the last week, what could be the problem?

The Keywords section under "Sources" in my GA account hardly updated at all. I KNOW I had more than 2 searches for a keyword, but GA doesn't show these? I have a GA account and I have a tracking code ...
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US traffic by day in Google Analytics. Is it possible and how?

How can I view traffic from specific country day by day ? I mean I would like to get report of US traffic from specific time frame by day. e.g US traffic starting from 1st October 2010 to 31th October ...
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Google Analytics multiple domains under one account while excluding one domain?

Cross-post from Stackoverflow Here's the problem I am having: Currently, we need to track across www.chess.com and secure.chess.com. However, I cannot set the domain to .chess.com because the cookie ...
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Does setting document.domain via script interfere with Google Analytics?

I have a site, www.example.com, that displays some secure content from forms.example.com in iframes. To enable cross-frame navigation, pages on both sites use JavaScript to set the document.domain to ...
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Is there a simple way to query the top URLs in Google Analytics?

I'm looking for an easy way to query GA programmatically in order to display the most popular pages on my site. GA has a Data Export API, but it seems kind of complex to work with for what I want to ...
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Need a non-technical end user Google Analytics guide, suggestions?

What I'm looking for: Super simply, basic intro to using Google Analytics target to non-technical end users.
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How do large sites like StackOverflow handle their access logs?

I'm wondering how large sites like StackOverflow handle their access logs. A write to the disk on every request seems a little bit uneconomical, but is Google Analytics that reliable to use it as your ...
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Is there a way to filter out your own company's IP in Google Analytics?

Can you exclude your own public IP? And if there is a way to do that, can you do that via the reports, or just as an ongoing setting (i.e. will only affect future reports).
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Does page impression get counted for unique visits?

in Google adsense, if a user from any territory revisits page impression is getting updated but that eCPM is not getting updated its showing zero only, does it work only for unique visitors? Thanks ...
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Determine what percentage of visitors to my site leave without taking a certain on-page action

On Rap Genius you can click the orange lyrics to read pop-up explanations: However, I'm sure some visitors don't know that the orange lyrics are clickable. I'd like to figure out what percentage of ...
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How to track subdomains with Google Analytics while having mod_rewrite redirect to a subdomain?

When users come directly to domain.com or www.domain.com, I am redirecting them to shop.domain.com via this .htaccess rewrite: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain.com$ [OR] ...
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Piwik vs. Google Analytics

I run both piwik and google analytics on my site. I have noticed that the google analytics data is totally wrong. It does not seem to register any hits while piwik does. What could be wrong?
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Organizing google Analytics accounts

It seems that when logged in to Google Analytics, you can create "Accounts", as well as "Profiles". Websites can be tracked under each of these. If you are wanting to track multiple websites, some ...
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google analytics - how to see the name of the pages which has been viewed by certain countries

I want a list of my site pages which has been viewed in any country. I could not find such option in analytics. How to do that. So that i can know the people who view certain pages. so that i can ...
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Google Analytics in Joomla

I was asked by a client to insert the Google Analytics code in his joomla page. No problem, I said, peace of cake. Little did I know that it is going to be such a struggle. First of all, I ...
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In-page Google Analytics giving no page views recorded

I am trying to use Google In-Page Analytics. The rest of Google Analytics seems to work correctly on my site, but when I go to the new In-page analytics, I get no click appearing. I just get an ...
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Proper way to move Google Analytics code from one site to another one

Currently, I use Google Analytics for www.example.com. example.com is also added to GA and shows "Tracking not installed". Recently I added rewrite rule (301 redirect) to redirect all requests from ...
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Google Analytics - how to track clicks on a screen?

Can I track the click of every link, button, dropdown select, etc. on a screen and have it be tracked in Google Analytics? I want to create a page and collect data on which widget the users use most. ...
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Can you use Google's Mobile Analytics API for non-mobile sites?

While doing research for one of my company's mobile sites, I discovered that Google has provided an entire serverside API for mobile analytics. Meaning that it doesn't require javascript and that the ...
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Finding results from _trackPageview in Google Analytics

I have a number of PDFs on my website that I want to track when people click on them. To do that I added this code to each <a> tag referencing the PDFs, ...
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Google Analytics - tracking across sites

We have two websites, A and B. A is tracked with Google Analytics. Users arrive at site A and log in to site B from there. We have teasers for content on site A on the log out page of site B. So: A ...
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What are the boundaries of a day in google analytics?

I thought initally it would be the timezone I have configured, however, this does not seem to reflect the true activity. Or is it only the delay of the data analysis that creates this feeling?
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Google analytics and 301 redirects

We have a multilingual website and the first page redirects to specific language page using 301 redirect based on some logic. For example: http://mysite.com/ redirects to http://mysite.com/en/ The ...
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Problem integrating Adsense with Google Analytics

(Cross-posted to Web Applications) I've posted it once to the adsense ad forum, but as usual Google does not respond to help requests, and I got no real answers. I am having issues integrating my ...