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Analyzing branded vs non-branded SEO transactions using Google Analytics and Google Search Console

I have a well indexed site say: example.com. I use webmaster for keyword/traffic analysis, Google Analytics for many other things like performance, transactions calculations(using sale performance, ...
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Report in Google Analytics showing the number of users with multiple visits in a month

I'm trying to figure out the number of users on my site that visit the site more than once in a given period using Google Analytics. Can someone help me with what the best method or report is to get ...
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When using Google and Facebook for social login, how to prevent misattributed session referrers and goal conversions in Google Analytics?

I am seeing quite a few conversions which have as source "accounts.google.com" (almost 40%). AFAIK, in the new Universal Analytics as soon as a user has a Referrer set a new session is started. So if ...
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Google analytics conversion tracking across subdomains

I've got a Drupal site at example.com, which leads to an ecommerce site at ticketing.example.com. Both sites have our GA code installed, and the cookiedomain for both sites is set to 'auto'. Based on ...
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Is possible to create a only-general-view in Analytics?

I need to give access to view aggregate data (General View) to a new user (external employee). I don't want to give full access to all data, I want he can only view some global data like number of ...
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multiple webmaster properties http and https to be linked with single google analytics account

We are in transition of migrating our site from http - > https So as transition takes some time to reflect and also we are doing it in phases. We are maintaining both http and https in webmaster. ...
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Analytics Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning

I'm getting the "Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy" warning in Google analytics. So I've read that this happens and GA only reports this if there's a significant discrepancy. My warning says ...
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Why does search console and analytics show such drastically different data?

I'm looking through Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) and Google Analytics (GA) to see why organic rankings may have dropped recently. I'm looking at the Search Analytics section on GWT from 1/17/16 - ...
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

I'm storing my own copy of Google Analytics session data and I'm trying to figure out their schema. I'm trying to figure out why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?
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What to do against <1s Visitors?

It all started early this year. Day-to-Day my Google Analytics of a swiss-website (german language) showed me more and more visitors — mainly from the US and France. First, of-course, I was really ...
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Report by number of goals

In Google Analytics how do I report on number of users per number of goals? I need to know how many users convert two, three or more different goals in a specific period. The site has 18 goals.
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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Can Google's analytics script run more than once per page view?

Is it possible to artificially inflate page views in Google Analytics, for example by executing the analytics tracker script more than once per page view?
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External sites appearing in Google Analytics

I have a filter set up on a view in Google Analytics to show the full hostname for pageviews. This enables us to analyse traffic on our various microsites. However I'm also seeing pageviews recorded ...
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Goal Funnel and external sites

I have a destination goal set to a thank-you page, and I want to know how many of those goals completions come directly from my site's homepage, however, before getting to the thank-you page, the user ...
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Google Tag Manager and AMP

I am setting up AMP for my news site. Does anyone know if there is Google Tag Manager Support? I know you can use Google Analytics. I wonder if I use GA tracking code on all /amp/ pages it will track ...
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Google Analytics - goal funnel max steps includes destination?

I'm pretty new to GA and am having an issue. Two goals are being completed, when I am expecting only one. I have two Goals set up, the only difference between them is that GoalA has an extra page, ...
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what is a session in google analytics

Case 1: If user search for a keyword Key1 and my site's result Page1 comes in google search results. User clicks that result and enters my site. So it is a session for user with on Page1 Case 2: Now ...
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Are there jQuery Mobile Ranking Issues?

I recently rewrote a website using JQM. The Google Analytic sessions are now about half of what they were with the old site. Is anyone aware of ranking issues with JQM?
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Why is the query string in my funnel step ignored?

I have two goals, one have a funnel step like: /site/folder/ and the other is /site/folder/?id=true However, the goals treats the steps as identical, so I don't get distinct results. How do I ...
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Google Analytics, how to show behavior flow for specific path?

Using Google Analytics, my website has 1000's of visits across a few hundred URLs. I'm trying to see how users accessed specific paths and where they went to afterwards. Like in behavior flow where ...
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Wordpress Category Tracking Analytics

I have a Wordpress blog with Google Analytics enabled globally. I want to know how many page views or users I'm getting for specific categories. Is there a way to filter analytics by urls like ...
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Google analytics referrals from strange sites

My google analytics page shows a few referrals from adtiger.tk getrichquick.ml I'm not a "ProWebmaster" - just administering a small site hosted by my university. My newbie question: do I need to ...
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Send pageview with Analytics.js to a second account

Using Analytics.js: <script> (function (i, s, o, g, r, a, m) { i['GoogleAnalyticsObject'] = r; i[r] = i[r] || function () { (i[r].q = i[r].q || []).push(arguments) ...
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Google Analytics showing (not set) when viewing by Page Title

I'm trying to figure out why there is a row that shows a page title as (not set) in the Site Content > All Pages > Page Title table. I've read that this issue can be caused by improperly set ...
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After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics

A client has been providing his website with http and https for a few years now and decided to switch to https-only a few months ago. We've started with the usual of changing the internal page links ...
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Universal Analytics: Traffic source from target A in target B reports

I have a few targets: registration, success payment, discard payment, etc. And I need to see traffic source, that was on registration target achieved on all other reports. Is there any way to make ...
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Google-SEO-friendly ajax site since Oct 2015

Since Oct 2015, Google have been able to crawl ajax sites automatically (so the recommendations made in former articles like this are officially deprecated). But I'm still having trouble getting ...
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How can I form a user segment which mandates a minimum total value of a specific event?

I see with user segments that I can filter to users who have performed a specific action, and I can also filter users based on the total value of their events. But is there a way to filter based on ...
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How to create a GA segment for all users who did not complete an event on the website?

I want to analyze the behavior flow for all the users who did not complete the events I have created using Tag Manager. I am not sure which conditions to use while creating the segment.
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Plotting two Event Labels in Google Analytics Dashboard

In the Dashboard of Google Analytics, it is possible to plot a graph of the number of events which belong to a specific category and have a specific label. So, for example, I have those two widgets on ...
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URL fragments (hash) append to page title automatically

I am facing an issue (in IE): my url fragments (hash) will automatically add to the page title in my pageview (dt), but it only happens in IE. I have used the setTimeout as below, but the pageview ...
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Page title in Google Analytics “Behavior flow”

Is it possible to display a page title instead of page URL in Behavior flow?
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Why has my Google Analytics Goal stopped tracking visits?

I created a goal on Google Analytics which was working just fine all this time. It looked like this: My URLs are dynamic so I chose the "Begins with". It was working fine until recently. I wanted ...
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Do multiple domains for Google Analytics need to be setup when redirection is not setup for a root domain and it's www subdomain?

I'm trying to find out whether our Google Analytics tracking code is tracking hits to both our mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com addresses, even though both addresses resolve independently when ...
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Tag a certain product as “Shipping” in GA instead of “Revenue”

We have a certain product that is essentially shipping. How can I avoid it being tagged as "Revenue" on GA's transaction's list.
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Is there a reason to include a tracking code on a page, no script, just the code itself?

On a CMS that I administer, all of the pages are under a single domain. We have google analytics installed on most pages on the domain, but we do not allow individual users to add their own analytics ...
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Is there any benefit of Google Analytics asynchronous tracking code if it isn't placed in the <head>?

I'd like to go to the asynchronous Google Analytics script, but I'd rather not have it in the head (even though I know this is best practice). So, is there any benefit of using the async code if it ...
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Why are there zero session entries in the highest page load times Google Analytics report?

I created an error dashboard with a widget that shows our pages with highest average page load time and over how many sessions this value was tracked. But I do not know why Google Analytics shows ...
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How to handle AngularJS hash bounce in Google Anlaytics?

Google Analytics append string is stripped off due to angular hash (#) bounce. when you click on it this link sub.f.org/fff/sign-up/plan, the following actions occurs: a link appears in browser as ...
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Subdomains and Search Engine Indexing

Since I am new to all this stuff. I have a main site, example.com. On that site I am going to offer a few services and products and for each thing I am thinking to create a separate subdomain. For ...
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Canonical tag makes my site “not indexable” according to an SEO analyst plugin

SEO Doctor add on says website is not indexable because this page is set to (this is my tag): <link rel="canonical" href="http://example.com" /> I have to change meta tags robots noindex like ...
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Huge drop [50%] in traffic after HTTPS move

Currently look after 3 websites. I changed one of them to be HTTPS as it's ecommerce, however have seen a huge drop in organic traffic since this was implemented. Went from around 800 impressions to ...
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Huge drop off in Google “indexed” pages after switching to HTTPS, should I switch back to HTTP?

I did a full redesign of my website to make it responsive (bootstrap), added localization, and also switched the whole website to use HTTPS. My website use to default to http://www.domain.com/ and ...
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Google Analytics Benchmarking Reports - “No data for this view”

Benchmarking is enabled in the Account Settings and has been for some time. Using the unfiltered view, each of the Benchmarking reports (Channels, Locations, Devices) shows "There is no data for this ...
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What is the difference between Visitor and Unique Visitor?

As the title says; What is the difference between Visitor and Unique Visitor? A visitor is a user with a cookie for one browser, as long as that cookie is valid, isn't that unique enough? If not, how ...
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Assigning Ecommerce Revenue Value to Existing Goal Value

Optimizing an existing AdWords - Analytics setup. Previously, a conversion goal was set up, tracking a thank you type page without a value. AdWords is using this from Analytics to measure conversion ...
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Getting long term search stats

I want to monitor long-term stats for my site's Google search results (keywords, average positions). Google Analytics site shows results for the last 90 days only the same limitation for Google ...
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Google Analytics: How to remove unwanted entries

It's been a couple of days and I am seeing entries like this on GA. How can I avoid such entries beside analytics_test?
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Adding Subdomain on Google Analytics - Filtered view v/s Creating new property

I have a website setup on Google Analytics and am tracking visits there. I recently launched a product and this is a subdomain on my website. I want to track vistors independently on both my main ...