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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How Google ads add a pageview?

I'm having a trouble on my site. I have my own script which counts how many times the ads display in a page using PHP script, which always run every page refresh without any condition and it sums up ...
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Google Analytics report is showing URL parameters that look like session ids [closed]

I am noticing some weird URLs in the Google Analytics content report. The parameters in the urls appears similar to php session ids (not sure though). Just want to make sure it is not something that ...
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Should I setup a new Google Analytics profile after a site overhaul?

We are transitioning our in house eCommerce site to Magento. We currently have done a soft roll-out of the Magento site side-by-side with our current site, making it a subdomain using www1. Magento ...
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A/B Testing a site-wide feature with Google Analytics

I am considering a major adjustment to the search-input feature on a website. This search feature appears on many pages. I do have e-commerce operating in Google Analytics. I have glanced at ...
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CTR for a specific button that has an event label on given page from Google Analytics

I have a landing page and I want to see how many of the people who sees the page clicks a certain button. Say that the button has an event label, e.g. "foo". How do I find out what the percentage of ...
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Google Analytics indicates tracking code is not installed

I have 4 websites using Google Analytics. Two of them are being tracked perfectly without any problem. The other two however are appearing as "Tracking Not Installed". It's there, but it's not working ...
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How to prevent misattributed goal conversions to Facebook and accounts.google.com 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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Is there a way to contact the owner of a Analytics account when only the UA account number is known?

I have taken over a website for a company and their former webmaster does not know who have access to the analytics account used on their "old" website. I obviously got their UA account number, but ...
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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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Tracking Individual Social Media Campaigns?

I've been given the task of promoting fundraising events online using Social Media and Google Analytics for our website. Each fundraising event, has it's own Social Media Campaign. The purpose of a ...
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How to track in Google Analytics registrations coming from Google AdWords ads?

I created a campaign in Google AdWords and some ads in it and gave them URLs like mydomain.tld/registration/?utm_campaign=mycampaing&ad=x ...
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Issues granting access - Google Analytics [closed]

I am the administrator of my company's Google Analytics account, but was recently asked to give a client access to their Google Analytics data. Whilst I fully understand the new permissions ...
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Google Analytics: average time it take users to trigger an event

I implemented Google Analytics event tracking on my currency conversion website. The typical user flow is: User lands on a page about two currencies. User enters an amount to be converted. The site ...
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Regular expression for pages in Google Analytics that matches full words only

I am trying to create a regular expression to see all my landing pages in one search result. This is what I have so far, but this regular expression does not consider the (\W|$)), meaning that I ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for ...
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Getting the keyword as a parameter from Adwords using ValueTrack

I set up an AdWords campaign for website following the instructions for Google AdWords ValueTrack. One of the things that it is supposed to be able to do is pass the keyword as a URL parameter using ...
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Does Google Analytics influence Alexa rank?

Do the statistics seen in Google Analytics influence how Alexa ranks a site? Or does each service have its own rankings?
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Getting the full referral URL from Google Analytics

I have looked how to find this information and all I can find is old information on how to do it which doesn't work now, such as: ...
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How can I use google analytics to tell me how many people come from another, specific, site?

I am super new to GA, like I didn't even install it, just inherited it, and I'm trying to figure out how to tell if visits are being referred/just happen to be coming from a specific website. I want ...
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Track user through Google Universal Analytics

I want to track a user from my site, give an id to Google Analytics and later be able to see which pages that id visited and for how long did that id view the pages. I've tried custom variables with ...
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Google ranking - Modal views - google analytics events [duplicate]

I modified a site recently : - I added many google analytics events, to better understand user behaviour. - I added also two buttons on almost all the pages of the site. Those buttons show modal-views ...
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How to interpret Events from Unique Events in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to add some javascript triggered Google Analytics events to a website that is already working with GA. I've included the following beneath the standard GA script (new ga.js script). ...
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“Publish date” custom variable in Google Analytics, how to search between two dates?

We have the two custom variables on our WordPress site: _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 1, 'pubDate', 'June 6, 2014']); _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 2, 'author', 'Sam']); How do we search for all posts ...
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Is it possible to restore a deleted Google Analytics site?

We had an "accident" where someone deleted a Google Analytics site from the dashboard. Is there a way to restore it?
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Google analytics set up with wrong domain

I have recently embedded Google Analytics into a site using the default embed code. <script> (function (i, s, o, g, r, a, m) { i['GoogleAnalyticsObject'] = r; i[r] = i[r] || ...
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Google Analytics - Identifying Bots

I've noticed over the last few days a massive increase in visitors, The thing is that it seems like a bot: Mozilla compatible user agent average 0 minutes 100% bounces Is there a way to find out ...
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Revamped Joomla site to Google search engine

I am about to upload a revamped site of Joomla (update from 1.5 to 2.5 + changes). I currently have a test bed subdomain that I am currently working on. In few days I am about to do the swap and ...
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Two different domains as one user session in Google Analytics

I have two websites that are run as the same service. Each domain offers articles from a different market. At the top of each page the two domains are shown as menu options. If a user clicks one they ...
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Is it possible to track redirects to external sites from our subdomains?

I have a handful of subdomains set up as redirects because we are using them for QR codes. I want to be able to track the QR code redirects (which are already set up and printed so no changing them ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine how much time a visitor spends in each section of my site

I have a site with various pages, like: /about/history /about/team /contact/email-us /contact I want to figure out how much time people are spending on the entire /about section, and how much on ...
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Why are 20% of keywords still provided when Google is using HTTPS across the board?

Most of the searches that appear in my analytics are "not provided" because Google has encrypted their all searches. However, if all search results are now encrypted with HTTPS protocol then how is ...
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Tracking subdomains in the same profile as the main domain

I have a site, let's call it http://www.example.com with a non-universal Google analytics account. Now we have to add new functionalities in a subdomain like https://subdomain.example.com as a micro ...
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Are my Google Analytics ( 2 domains 1 site) duplicated or unique?

We have recently built a new website with a new domain to replace an old website, and on the advice of our IT guys and web dev team have pointed both oldaddress.com's & newaddress.com's a records ...
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How to get detailed info about conversions with Google Analytics

I have a single target page on my site, the "Thank You for Signup" page. I would like to answere simple questions about people who visited this page: For each access where it came from? AdWords ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I plot an overtime line chart of the percentage of visitors from mobile devices out of total number of visitors?

how can I plot this metric? Note that I want to see a graph of the percentage of mobile devices visitors out of the total number of visitors, but without also displaying the total number of visitors ...
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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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GA tracking utm query params after hashbang

We currently use a hashbang for the portion of our site that generates dynamic content which can also be deep linked. Our analytics team wants to use utm params to track the referral traffic from ...
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Google Analytics - Do I track an info popup as pageview or event

I have some popups on my page that provide that can be opened by the user to get more information. Should I track them as page view or as events? Whats the right way to go here?
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How can I see in Google Analytics where my users came from?

I am using Google Analitics and struggling to find where my users came from. I can see demographics (country / city) information, but struggling to find what site have they came from. I found this ...
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Why does my funnel look like that?

I've set up a goal with a funnel on Google Universal Analytics. The funnel starts at one domain and the second step is in another domain. I'm using linker to pass the client id to the new domain. The ...
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Real-time analytics always shows 100% new

Real-time Google Analytics used to show new vs. returning visitors by default but then they switched to Desktop vs. Mobile. I've now setup a custom dashboard based on #3 found here. However, this ...
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How can I change the Google Analytics timezone?

All howto's I was able to find in the Internet is slightly (or even not slightly) different from the things I see in my real account. This things is also applicable to the official Google help pages ...
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What is the best strategy for tracking USER ID on a website without login system?

Considering a brand new feature of USER ID in Google Universal Analytics I’m wondering what is the best model to track the full customer journey for a company which sells software products and has no ...
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Determining conversion rate if users land on specific pages

I'm trying to figure out the value of specific pages by finding out if they are more or less likely to convert if they hit certain pages. For example: I want to know if they are more likely to ...
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Google Experiment with multi step shopping cart

I am attempting to run an experiment that tests an alternate checkout UI. For the experiment, I use the URL of the original checkout and the URL of the alternate checkout as a variation. Google ...
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Google Analytics: View for Affiliates: How to include only one brand in E-commerce module?

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with E-commerce Item Name would result in the same report as filtering ...
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When to use page level versus session level custom variables

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
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Google Analytics event based goal conversion rate

I use Google Universal Analytics and track many events on my website. I have defined an event based goal, based on the 'user signed in' event. When looking at the reports, I figured that the goal ...
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How do I track where a conversion 'came from'?

I want to advertise on Google Adwords AND Linked-In. However I want to know which is more successful at getting a conversion. I'm not really sure how to set things up so that I can do this? I have ...
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Is there a way to customize the date range in Google Analytics and save that as my preference? [duplicate]

Whenever I open my Google Analytics account, it shows me a default date range (last one month). But I am not interested in this range and I always change it to display the last 3 days. Just to ...