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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Remarketing list based on content group

I am trying to create an audience on Google Analytics based on visits of users on certain pages, but pages that are part of a Content Group. If a user visited at least one of the pages that are ...
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Trying to get Pageviews/Bounce Rates, etc. based on Custom Dimensions

I have a bunch of custom dimensions. Publications 1, 2, and 3 are dimensions 6-8. For any given article on our site, we may or may not push all 3. For this report I am interested in capturing traffic ...
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How to exclude total sessions when comparing segments in Google Analytics

In previous versions of Google Analytics it was possible to uncheck total sessions when comparing segments so that only the checked segments would be graphed. But now I can't figure out how to ...
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Finding out who owns a Google Analytics UA code

An old client got in touch asking about GA access, but is isn't something we have and the company we believe has it isn't claiming ownership either. Is there a way to contact Google to ask who the ...
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Set a Google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when I view that analytics profile

Is there a way to get a google analytics shortcut to be the opening page when i view that analytics profile ? Im able to set the shortcut to save, but cant see how to save it as the opening page.
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How to see the searched terms that refer to my homepage

I have put the google analytics script in my page, but I need to know the search terms that users use in order to refer to my page. How can I use google analytics to find such terms? (For example ...
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Traffic from Adwords has a near-100% bounce rate

With most web traffic sources, my bounce rates are unextraordinary. But with traffic coming from Google Adwords advertisements (googleads.g.doubleclick.net), the bounce rate is 100% most days, and ...
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Getting an accurate count of Pageviews per Session

Is there a way in Google Analytics to see the complete profile of Pageviews per session on your site. (How many sessions had 1, how many had 2 etc) I'm currently only able to see Avg Pageviews per ...
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In Google Analytics, how do I figure out which domain is referring to our website the most?

Under the Referral Traffic tab, I get to see a list of which domains are most responsible for referral traffic to my website. Only problem is, this counts facebook.com and m.facebook.com as different ...
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Track users over Cross browser for analytics

I want to track users over cross browsers without login option to perform efficient web analytics. I went through flash cookies, but they don't sound promising! Is there any other way to identify ...
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How to track users who access an app three times a week in Google Analytics

I have an IOS app that is being tracked, and I'm looking to find unique users who use the app 3 or more times a week. I am able to find users who logged three sessions in a particular week, but I'd ...
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Is it possible to compare users within 2 Google Analytics properties?

I oversee a few web properties. Each is being tracked within the same GA account. I'm wondering if there's any overlap between the site audiences. Is it possible to compare audiences between 2 ...
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With the Google Analytics Meausrement API, is there a way to avoid duplicate hits?

I am logging GA hit events and then sending them one at a time directly to the Measurement API endpoints. It would be convenient to re-start a failed upload process without having to 'remember' which ...
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Google Analytics does not report any keywords with fewer than 5 impressions

I am a webmaster for six websites. I have connected all 5 websites with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Having integrated Google Analytics with Webmaster Tools, I am able to see all ...
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Viewing the actual User ID in Google Analytics when using the User ID tracking feature

I believe that I have correctly followed all the steps required to implement Google Analytics User ID tracking on my website. While I can see things like the User-ID coverage report, I can't actually ...
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Error Code: 50005- Google Analytics

There terribly slow performance of GA recently, this was the error returned after waiting for several minutes for a custom report to load. Facing an error code: 50005 Checked in google for the ...
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Should We Track an Affiliates Traffic as Medium=affiliate or =referral?

A partner sends us traffic two ways: Visitors click on a link on their site and land on ours Visitors interact with our widget on their site, eventually saving some info and clicking through to land ...
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What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?

I am reading about web analytic and came across GTM and GA. It seems that GA is a service provided by google which generates reports and statistics on website traffic. As per my limited understanding ...
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How to test Google Analytics in firefox browser?

As a part of Google analytics testing i need to check the events triggered, hit types, conversions, custom dimensions etc.. So i need to check the above mentioned attributes in Firefox browser. I ...
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Events are being tracked but no corresponding Goals (Goal conversions are equals to cero)

I have a website with universal analytics in the head section and recently I setup Google tag manager to check if I would be able to resolve the issue with no success. My Tracking code looks like ...
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In Universal analytics.js: how do you enable local remote server mode than sends data to your own server as well as to Google's?

I'm trying migrate website tracking from old Google Analytics script ga.js to new analytics.js. Currently I have enabled "local remote server mode" to send tracing requests to my server as well. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.