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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jwplayer: fire google adword or analytic conversion?

how would you track someone playing a flash video on your website using google adwords/analytics conversion? The purpose is to be notified when a visitor views the flash video, and when the visitor ...
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Tracking image clicks with google analytics?

I'm trying to set up conversions using Google Analytics. What I want to define as a conversion is when a person clicks on certain images in my blog (product adverts). How can I do this in google ...
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Google Analytics Export API - nextPagePath data

I am probably missing something obvious, but I do not understand when I query: start.date = DATE_START, end.date = DATE_END, dimensions = ...
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Creating a Google Analytics report on how many pageviews for a page came via another page

Our site runs Google Analytics and we want to find the pageviews of a set of content pages - identifiable with a page title regex visitors that came through a certain section listing page - ...
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Analysing Bounce Rate and Time on Page

I'm working on an eCommerce site and there's a perceived problem with the bounce rates on product pages. The best performing page (in terms of views), tends to have a very high bounce rate, at about ...
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Customer Report Google Analytics

Is it possible to have a custom report per minute for Google Analytics? So far I have found that it is possible to have a report per hour.
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Google Analytics w3wp.exe?

In this link Google defines a Visit. The key part that interests me now, is this: "If a user is inactive on your site for 30 minutes or more, any future activity will be attributed to a new ...
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Is it possible to filter analytics to particular visits like you can filter to particular dates?

Is it possible to find out more information about particular visits in analytics? For example, say I'm looking at new versus returning users. I then add a secondary column of "city". Ok, now I know ...
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How to track Google Analytics of Adobe Air app?

I have written an Adobe Air desktop application that tracks a bunch of websites and displays images from the websites in the app. I'd like to make it so that the webmasters can see that page views are ...
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Does adding google analytics improve google ranking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google Analytics data affect SEO? Does adding the google analytics .js file to a page improve it's google ranking?
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Google analytics - drop in traffic

Bit of a general question here. We are in the process of converting a number of our clients from older web sites to new ones. The problem we are getting, and sorry for being so general here, is we ...
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Google analytics - drop in traffic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google analytics - drop in traffic Bit of a general question here. We are in the process of converting a number of our clients from older web sites to new ones. The ...
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How to prevent Google Website Optimizer from making Google Analytics spike Direct Traffic and lower Bounce Rate?

I am using Google Website Optimizer (GWO) and Google Analytics. Whenever a person (Google Website Optimizer) does a javascript redirect, Google Analytics will change the referrer. When the referrer ...
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Broken links in content reports when tracking subdomains with Google Analytics

I have a tracking code that I use on my main site and my blog, which is on a subdomain: www.example.com blog.example.com I have a single profile in Google Analytics. I use advanced segments to ...
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Analytics Tracking and SEO

I'm using piwik on some of my websites and recently switched from google analytics. I find most of the stuff same on both analytics. But i always had this question in mind that what am i supposed to ...
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Sudden increase in traffic from Google search domains

I'm suddenly getting a 50% increase in traffic. The cause of this, according to my google analytics, is referral traffic from sites such as: google.co.uk google.com.my google.co.jp google.com.sg ...
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Do filters in google analytics affect past data, and if not, how to apply filter to past data

I'm not a big analytics user and only just discovered I could filter out my own visits. So I created a filter to to this, but haven't seen any changes to my past data. Maybe I create the filter ...
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Posterous instructions for adding Google Analytics do not cover the code snippet to be pasted in the <head>

The Posterous instructions for adding Google Analytics ends with pasting the Google Analytics Domain ID into the settings page. However, the instructions given by Google tell me to paste some ...
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Recording custom variables to identify individual users with Google Analytics

I have been asked by our marketing department to add Google Analytics custom variable tracking to my company's website. As the website uses server side includes, modifications to the tracking tag roll ...
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Google Analytics - www version and non-www version

We have been using Google Analytics for a site http://example.com (non-www version). In a recent update, we have moved the site to http://www.example.com (www-version) with a 301 redirect from the ...
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Goal Tracking data seems to be inaccurate?

I setup some Goal Tracking about one week ago. I had multiple goals in one set. The goal itself was the "send" button being pressed on the callback form (i did that by pushing a page view to Google ...
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Custom Advanced Segment (based on URL) in Google Analytics not working properly?

Hoping someone can help, I have what seems to be a very basic question regarding Google Analytics and Advanced Segments. I'm working on a University site, and attempting to add a custom segment only ...
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GA and /outbound/javascript:void(0) bounce rate

My Google Analytics reports a bounce rate very high for outbound/javascript:void(0) but I don't understand what this URL is. I use Drupal, and in the HTML code there isn't this URL.
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Google Analytics: What to feed back to clients?

We have several successful websites all of which have Google Analytics. A few clients like to see some of the stats on the website and kind of like to have a "feedback" session. I usually go through ...
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Does Google Analytics report multiple tabs?

Visitors to a site may have several pages open at once using multiple tabs or windows. Does Google Analytics provide any info on this behaviour?
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Google Analytics reporting pages with no titles set - how do I debug this?

I have been looking through some reports on Google Analytics and if I go to CONTENT > Site Content > Pages and filter by Page Title my highest visits Page Title is (not set). If I drill down ...
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Google Analytics reporting 5% of users using IE on one site. Most other sites I track are still around 40%. What gives?

I have Google Analytics (GA) tracking set up for a number of websites, many I help friends with, did as consulting in the past, etc, and the one for the company I am working with now. In this case, ...
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Google Analytics on Static Site Hosted by GAE

I finagled hosting a static site on Google App Engine at http://corbyhaas.com The HTML when visiting the URL shows some meta information and a frame to the site's actual address: ...
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Will Google Analytics track URLs that just redirect?

I have a link on my site. That links goes to another URL on my site. The code on the server sees that resource being requested and redirects the browser to another website. Will Google Analytics be ...
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Link tracking with google analytics

I am mailing a newsletter which has some links to my website. I need to keep count of these link clicks. How can i keep track of this using google analytics. I am new to google analytics. i tried ...
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Most efficient and SEO & Google Analyitics Friendly way to redirect

I am looking for the most efficient way to redirect users to different web pages on my server using a keyword off of the main domain. So http://www.example.com/keyword might take you to a longer URL ...
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Do multiple Google Analytics profiles share the same raw data?

I have two profiles under one web site in Google Analytics. The two profiles are essentially the same except one has defined parameters to exclude (e.g. id, page... etc) so that I could aggregate the ...
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Google Analytics | What are the differences between Custom Variables & User Defined?

Can I think about User Defined as just another slot of a Custom Variable (with a visitor level scope, and without a name) or it's totally different?
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How do I remove outlier data from a Google Analytics chart?

I want to display a pie chart of pageviews for my site, but there are a few outlier pages I do not want included. Is there a way to exclude those sites from the pie chart?
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google analytics: what's the date range of front page numbers?

I'm new to GA. Below is my landing page for GA, but what is the date range for the circled portion? Is it all time since GA was installed on site? eg, have there been 1,332 visits on my site since the ...
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Can I use CSS to hide the tracking gif used by Google Analytics Mobile?

I am redesigning my mobile website which uses a 1x1px Google Analytics for Mobile Websites tracking gif. The old design displayed the image at the foot of the page, but my new design hides the gif ...
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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 ...
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Sudden drop in visits on Intranet site (Google Analytics)

We've had Google Analytics running against our Intranet for years now, and on the 12th August 2011 our number of Visits went down by a third and remains at the reduced figure daily. It transpired ...
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How to tell Google Analytics to ignore case in Site Search Terms?

I currently have Google Analytics on my site, and one of it's useful functions is that it gives me a nice breakdown of all the search terms people are using to search my site (my site has it's own ...
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How to track js conditional outbound redirects with Google Analytics?

We work with an affiliate program where you need to use different affiliate links for some specific countries. Because of that our links in the content are pointed to an internal page ...
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Where are the “dollar index” stats for my content in the new version (V5) of Google Analytics?

I found the "$ index" for each web page to be one of the most useful features in Google Analytics, but I can't use the new version (V5) that was rolled out a few months ago, because that statistic is ...
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Is it normal to have some huge anomolies in Google Analytics site speed tracking?

I've recently started using the new _trackPageLoadTime function in Google Analytics to measure page load times. However, I have noticed a few pages appear with a huge "Average Load Time". One page is ...
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How do I track a hosted URL on Namecheap.com with Google Analytics

I'm hosting a URL with NameCheap, and it is a URL frame for a blogspot.com account. I'm using Google Analytics to track the blogspot.com account, but I'd like to be able to track the NameCheap frame ...
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Sharing Google Analytics between a Drupal and a Wordpress installation

Given the needs of a client, he uses wordpress as a publishing platform; The news section of the website and drupal as the community/classifieds section of his website. Each cms is on its own ...
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How to correctly count pageviews?

I've been using a free 3rd party sitestats counter for years, and I would like to get rid of the external party. For this simple thing I'm only interested in pageviews (other stats I use google ...
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How to track specific Referrals with Google Analytics

How do I have to alter a Referral link to my website to specifically track it with Google Analytics? I already discovered the URL Builder but isn't there are shorter way? For example: ...
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Track/View new incoming links with Google Analytics

Is there a way to track new incoming links to my website? When I visit "Traffic Sources -> Referring Sites" in my Google Analytics account I have a list with 5,391 sites so its quiet hard to discover ...
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Google Analytics - SSI/SQL Injection Exploits in Hostname

Today, in Google Analytics I reviewed a list of all hostnames used to access my site. Among the hostnames I expected to see, I also noticed a number of items that are clearly hacking attempts, such ...
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Does google consider bounce rate, if the user right click open in a new tab and continue on google clicking some more link?

Does google consider bounce rate, if the user right click open in a new tab and continue on google clicking some more link ? Is this correct? In my opinion the work for bounce rate is to determine, ...
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Google Analytics unable to validate my site during setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Analytics unable to validate my site during setup I had trouble setting up GA on one of my websites so I set up a very simple test environment with a new domain ...