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Website showing increase visit rate in Google Analytics for those keywords which are not even listed in Google

I have a strange scenario. My website's Google Analytics results are showing the increase rate in visits for those keywords (using Google Organic) which are not listed in Google. I can see in Google ...
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Stopping JavaScript savvy bots from getting into GA in the first place

I'm aware that bots can be filtered out at the profile level in GA, but I hadn't considered the effect of letting all that bogus data into the web property, and therefore ultimately counting against ...
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In GA, how can I see which sites I sent the most traffic to?

There is the "Exit Pages" tab, but that only shows what were the pages where people most exited the website. Is there a place or configuration that could show me which external websites or pages my ...
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Google Analytics : Is tracking status instantaneous?

I'm currently trying to setup tracking at my website. I'm trying to determine whether my tracking is actually working. It says Tracking not detected on the Google Analytics page. However, when I go ...
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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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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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Google Analytics: How to track goal steps with events?

I am looking for a way to setup several goal steps that are not URLs. My funnel should look like: unique visitor interested visitor (visited more than 1 page) registration started user (event ...
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Google Analytics Campaigns - cleanup URL after arriving to webpage?

After visitor lands to my webpage using campaign url: http://www.mydomain.com?utm_source=signature&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=myname Is it possible to do a rewrite to ...
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Google Analytics goal

I need help with setting up Google Analytics Goal. Actually I have set it up but I have problem connecting the site with the goal. I have two optional goals - destination and event. Event goal is ...
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How to compare page views/visitors to site totals in Google Analytics?

I want to measure the effects in total traffic (views or visitors) of a single URL across a time frame. For example, let's say I published a blog post on July 2012. I want to measure what chunk of ...
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How to Unlock the Not Set Keywords in Google Analytics?

I am getting “not set” in keyword report section of Google Analytics data. May I know any method to retrieve the search terms/ keywords from the not set data? May I know what are the factors that can ...
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Google Goal Tracking Code

<img src="http://domain.com/wp-content/themes/domain/images/form-sent.png"><script type="text/javascript">ga('send', 'pageview', '/booking-success.html' I wonder whats wrong with my ...
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Is Google Analytics' User ID Web Tracking avaible?

I read here that you can set user id for new universal analytics. But The User-ID feature is currently in closed beta and not available to all users. Do you know how to get in this closed beta or ...
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Is Google Analytics influence on Alexa rank?

I have basic question which is very important to me, is Google Analytics statistics influence on Alexa rank or both service has their own ways for ranking?
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: ...
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Google Analytics and tracking BING or YAHOO search keywords

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Is it possible to filter or segment an event on a user's eCommerce value?

Basically if you have an event set up, lets call it "Bought an Upsell", assume that it has all appropriate values set up, Action, category, label, value, noninteraction. is there a way to answer the ...
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Send additional product data to Google Analytics with Ecommerce tracking

Every GA Ecommerce transaction allows me to send just two variables, name and category, to describe each product. I want to send additional data to create more useful reports. For example, I have ...
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How to get the number of visits by page, for pages from a website?

How to get the number of visits by page, for all pages from a website? (I use Google Analytics, and know how to create a report for that, but I only have the 10 first pages).
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Google Analytics: How to track on site search?

I just created a widget where I can see all the searches like in the screenshot. I use following filter regexp to get all urls I want see: q=([^&]+) But it's still too much information, because I ...
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Create a macro for links' href attribute in Google Tag Manager

In Google Tag Manager, I'd like to track with an event label in Google Analytics the clicked links href attribute. On our front page there is a main Call-To-Action section that actually has 3 links. ...
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Automated Google Analytics Reporting Monthly Emails Only Showing A Single Day

I have configured a dashboard for Google Analytics, selected (using the date drop down menu at the top right) to show one months worth of data and have compared it to the previous month. I then ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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Google Analytics: Exclude all non-event unique visitors

I have a dashboard on which I want two widgets: Widget one: A statistics widget with the count of unique visitors that did not fire any event actions. Widget two: A statistics widget with the ...
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How do I keep the hash (#) in a URL while using utm query strings in Google Analytics?

I've got a website that uses hash # to identify URLs. So URLs might look like: www.mywebsite.com/somepage.aspx#productname Obviously, "product name" is important here, and I need it to show up in ...
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Pageviews for iFrame content not matching pageviews for parent page in Google Analytics

I have a page with content hosted in an iFrame, both using the same Google Analytics account ID. When I look at the pages report, the parent page has about 9000 unique views, but the iFrame content ...
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Why are Google Analytics goal conversion failures showing the same page as one of the funnel steps

I have a simple goal. It's a destination goal, so basically tracking people who come to a page, and sign up for a Eval, then reach the "thank you" page. This seems pretty standard. The question to ...
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make your fiddles traffic counts for your google analytics

I'm a developer and I often write jsfiddles for example. I use google analytics on my personal website to monitor traffic. jsfiddle.net is not my own domain, but in a way, snippets I'm publishing on ...
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Use a GET variable to see a referrer in Google Analytics

I have a system on my site that sends an email to a customer with a certain url in it (not a private url, just the info they've requested). The format of this url is just straight on: ...
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What could cause a drop in direct traffic (all other sources remain constant)?

One of my sites has shown a significant drop in direct traffic. Organic and Referral traffic remain relatively constant. The only possible contributing factor I can think of is a recent DNS change ...
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Linking a Google Analytics event with a not easily linked event occurring later

We have people filing in a Wufoo contact us form on our site. After communication, some people become customers by checking out using a custom URL we email to them. We would like to link these two ...
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Ecommerce product information missing with Google Universal Analytics

I recently upgraded to (Google) Universal Analytics but since the upgrade no product information is appearing in my Conversions reports. But, transactions do appear as do all of the other usual ...
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Tracking many subsites in Google Analytics

We have a website where visitors buy access to online courses. We'd like to have reports about visitors across the website/all online courses as well as reports of visitors on specific courses. The ...
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Tracking eCommerce transactions geographically in Google Analytics Universal

I've done a complete overhaul of our site and had to move our eCommerce transaction posting from the typical JavaScript calls of ga.js on our front-end to direct purchase processing on our back-end, ...
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Correct URL path for multi-site domain tracking in Google Analytics

I have a site https://www.example.com Also hosted on this site is a language version of that site, which has its own view in Google Analytics: https://www.example.com/de-de/ My question is, when ...
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How to pick up dataLayer variables in new version of GTM with event listeners

With the help of a friend (And people on this forum) I set up a Google Analytics installation over the summer. Here is an example of a custom html tag I set up back then to track clicks on social ...
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How to track events or e-commerce sales that occur later using Google Analytics?

Here's my problem: I have a static site with Google Analytics tracking code. To buy one of my services, users call me, and when their order is ready (many days later), I send them an e-mail link to ...
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Google Analytics e-commerce tracking - unique order id's

I sell an online piano course. It's a single product that uses a single thank-you URL. On this thank-you page I want to track a transaction of 69 euro, quantity 1. The transaction ID and order ID need ...
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Does having a multiple trackPageview properties affect the visit count in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to adjust for an error we had on our site when 2 of the same trackPageview properties was up on our site. Does having 2 trackPageview calls double the "visits" in Google Analytics? I know ...
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Firing an event on a particular page in Google Tag Manager

In Google Tag Manager I'd like to fire an event when a particular page is seen. This is for a completed signup page - a conversion. In Google Tag Manager I have my base UA tag fire on all pages. I ...
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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Is there a limit to the number of web properties one can create in Google Analytics?

I have a client account in Google Analytics. The client operates about 30 sites and I want to create a web property for each site under the umbrella central account. Looks like I cannot add more ...
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Creating Custom Macro to Track Parent Element

I'm using Google-Tag-Manager to track click events. These events are contained within a certain section of the site - within a div class="splash-slide-content" This div is not the parent div, from ...
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Is traffic coming from URL shorteners treated as direct?

Traffic coming form shortened URLs like bit.ly, do they show up in Google Analytics as direct or do they keep their real referrer? Ex.: if someone types in a bit.ly link it counts as direct, but if ...
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Sorting organic keywords by total conversions in Google Analytics

If you go to Acquisition > Keywords > Organic in Google Analytics, you can see a list of keywords that people searched for when search engines like Google sent them to your website. Now if you have ...
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Is a Google Analytics view updated when a filter is removed?

Several months ago a filter was erroneously added to a view for an entire domain. E.g. The view for example.com was accidentally limited to raresubdomain**\\.example.com, so almost no data shows up ...
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Cross domain conversion tracking using goal funnel visualiation

We have a product signup process that takes the user from our website to a signup form on a separate tld and then, following successful signup, they are directed to the payment and product selection ...
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Why does Google Analytics report 100% bounce rate when the page has lots of page views?

Google Analytics reports 100% bounce rate for a page which has lots of page views and an Avg Time on Page of 32 seconds. Shouldn't one of the following be true? Either the bounce rate is less than ...
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How does Google Analytics know the sex, age, interests of visitors?

The demographics pane displays stats based on sex, age and interests. How did it learn this private information?
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Why do I see my website's URL links on Google Analyitcs keywords list?

Is it normal ? Why do I see my sites URL on Google Analytics keywords list, as in np - /software-application/ np - /contact-us/ np I understand is not provided is it. But why is my URL ...