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How to count newUsers per device ? Google Analytics

I am using google analytics in my ios/android apps. I need to count the following: new downloads : when user download the application from the store for the first time. reDownload : when user ...
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When do I fire Google Analytics checkout step actions?

I am not sure what numbers are above the bars: I setup check out steps in ecommerce setup like this: When someone finishes a step, I fire following code: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', {'step': ...
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Strange landing page tracked by GA user behavior

I have this strange issue but not sure how to solve. I will try my best to explain it in detail. I made a new landing page at http://example.com to capture early interest from online users. I then ...
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How to filter traffic from Google Maps/local searches in Google Analytics

Can you filter in Google Analytics the traffic that originates from the local searches as seen in the image below? EDIT: Added an image of the search results that I want to track separately.
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Google Analytics not sending data from mobile

I have a website with a few webpages that have GA universal tracking code. When I visit the site from a desktop, I am getting the real time data absolutely fine as expected. However, when I visit the ...
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number of unique users fired a specific event using google analytics segments

I'm trying to find the number of unique users who fired the event of enabling the widget using Google Analytics. I created a segment based on the relevant Category and Action of this event but I'm ...
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What does the % new session metric in GA Content Experiment refer to?

My understanding of the GA entity hierarchy model is the the profile entity is the parent of the experiment entity. If you go to the content experiment dashboard, click the site usage tab in the ...
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Huge drop in search traffic - I don't see any reasons for this [closed]

I've built a website that's been slowly increasing its users/day and now gets about 3k each day. The site uses a database to fill in some fields on the page and is optimized to do well in searches (...
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Missing Product Category data post migration to Universal Analytics

We recently upgraded a site from Google Analytics classic to Universal Analytics. In classic the Product Performance report had a dimension for "Product Category" in Universal the Product ...
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Why is session count shown rather than using count when requesting ga:users through the Google Analytics API?

I requested data thru the Google Analytics API with the following parameters: start date: 2016-06-14 end date: 2016-06-14 metrics: ga:users dimensions: ga:dateHour But looks like the result I get ...
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Create Custom Report - for what these Site Search Goals appears in metrics?

What does it mean - Goal 10 (Site Search Goal 1...) - about 20 items, Goal 2... - about 20 items, etc.? Ok, I understand what is Site Search mean. I couldnt understand, for what these Goals are if I ...
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Dead URLs from old CMS showing up in SERP. Wordpress not serving 404 when old links are accessed = old URLs won't die

Dead URLs from the previous CMS on this domain is displayed in SERP, most likely due to people still trying to access them through bookmarks or browser history. This traffic is picked up by Google ...
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Google Analytics: how to track search queries from search engine?

I can't find search queries report in Analytics, besides the one under the column AdWords. There used to be one, as this screenshot shows: I once read that Google Analytics no longer provide search ...
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Analytics - Where do my drop offs go?

I have a website set up with Google Analytics (through the Wordpress plugin "Google Analytics for WordPress" by Yoast). When I check out the visitors flow in Google Analytics, it shows something like ...
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How should I track user state and purchases in Google Analytics?

I want to track a simple subscription product with Google Analytics and need to determine how to best track (a) User State, and (b) Subscription conversion rate. At any given time, a user can be a: ...
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When to separate Google Analytics properties?

In the Google Analytics help page https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2649554?hl=en Consider your long-term reporting goals and how they might affect your account structure. Create an ...
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Add UTM Parameters To External URLs With Google Tag Manager?

Is it possible to append UTM parameters to outbound clicks on links using Google Tag Manager? I've found many tutorials explaining how to track outbound clicks as events, but I need to append UTM ...
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Multiple Google Analytic property ids in One Google Tag Manager tag

Can we add multiple Google Analytic property ids in a one Google Tag Manager tag?
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According to Google Analytics 80% of my visitors are “direct”, but I suspect that isn't true, what can I do?

I have a small site representing a software hosted on github.io domain. I use Google Analytics. For the last week or so, I get this statistics at the user acquisition tab: Visits ...
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How can I test different types of buttons with Google Analytics Tests?

A few years ago I did A/B testing with Google where I put javascript into my page and it displayed two or more versions of a code snippets. So I had ONE url with e.g. different buttons (green and red ...
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How to have two properties in Google Analytics tracking the exact same thing?

It's so I can filter one of them to be only 1 campaign specific. Do I have to install the 2 different codes on my site? They are the same except for the last number of the UA code. That seems ...
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Is it possible to have different filters in each tab in the same custom report?

I'm building a custom report using google analytics, a report that has 3 different tabs. I want to apply a different filter to each tab but when I change the filter in any of them, it automatically ...
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Filter SharePoint Sites in Google Analytics

I am trying to create either a dimension or a custom filter to show Clicks per SharePoint site? Is this possible?
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Google analytics Real time continously showing visitors from one location

I have two sites about tablet pc. In "Real-Time" option in Google analytics, both sites at any movement of time shows active visitors from Putney which is located in UK. One the site is mytabletguru....
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Adding Google Analytics and Indexing

I have a particular website that I want to add Google Analytics to, however I don't want it to get indexed because of that. Will adding Google Analytics make Google start indexing my site?
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Measuring if I actually need to put my images in to a CDN?

I am currently evaluating adding CDN capability to our website. I know however I do not want to go through the effort, or pay the cost associated unless I can measure the improvements. So therefore, I ...
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I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. why?

I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. The has mp4 file. we need to implement anything? please give me the solution.
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How to automate Google Analytics to automatically send reports based on desired conditions?

I consolidate my GA data each day - manually. Meaning I go through different GA sections every day. Sample data I need (per day) are as follows: Visitors Bounce Rate Location of users Now doing ...
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Does Google Search Console track 404s from bots (i.e. spiders, crawlers, etc.)?

I have a verified web property on search console. It's been collecting traffic data for months now. I am using the crawl errors report to look at 404s on my site. I'm curious if this data collects ...
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Why would a redirected site accrue sessions in Google Analytics?

A site I have is set up to redirect (301) to another site. But strangely the redirected site is accruing sessions in Google Analytics. The session numbers for each site (the redirected one and the one ...
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How do I move a Google Analytic property to another account?

I've got a GA account that contains several "accounts" and "properties", all under the same email address. The set up looks a little similar to this: My overall Google Account (abc@gmail.com) My ...
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Viral posts and links

This might be a bit of a strange question, but here goes. Over the past month, I have written 2 posts for my website, which have gone viral on social media, which have resulted in about, 30k visitors ...
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How can I tell Google Analytics to not use cookies for my sub domain?

I have my web site at example.com, and i have also setup a sub domain for serving static content at static.example.com. On my web pages I'm using Google Analytics, so it will attach its cookies to all ...
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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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Differentiating direct traffic from school computers that have it set as the default home page in Google Analytics

I'm trying to get an accurate measure of site bounce rates for my school's website. However, all school computers have the school's site as their homepage, meaning any time somebody opens the browser ...
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Analytics vs AdWords E-Commerce Data - doesn't add up - Attribution?

Adwords imports E-Commerce tracking from Analytics. Under AdWords > All Campaigns > Conversion Value for a given period it says €7.004,70 For the same period in Analytics it says €7,912.97 under ...
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Custom “WhatsApp” Channel does not work with the default Google Analytics channel grouping

I have a GA account, where someone added "WhatsApp" to the Default Channel Grouping like so: Looking at the Acquisition > Channels report using source / medium as a secondary dimension and filterd ...
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New Filtered View in Google Analytics not recording data

I am trying to create a filtered view that blocks all of the spam, bots, etc. from my original unfiltered view. The problem I am receiving ever since I created this view is: Sometimes I see some real ...
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Does changing campaign names in AdWords mess up “Clicks to Sessions - rate” in Google Analytics

Does Google Analytics import AdWords data from connected accounts for every querried report anew? The reason I'm asking is, that I get a Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning in Google Analytics ...
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Mix up of two domains in search result

I would like to know why my two domains are mixed up in the search result. The two domains are https://vym.io and https://remotebase.io. When I search 'remotebase', I see the title, and description ...
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Google Analytics event tracking for different language domains

Our website has multiple domains and each domain is used for a different language (example.com for english, example.de for german). But for some reason all events appear tracked with the .com domain. ...
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Duplicate tracking using iFrame

My main website has the GA tracking code with subdomain tracking enabled. ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXXX-1', 'auto'); ga('require', 'displayfeatures'); ga('send', 'pageview'); A subdomain has GA ...
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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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How many sessions are with specific event triggered multiple times?

I have an event action: event_a that users can trigger by interacting with the page. How can I find out how many sessions were in which users triggered the event_a more than once? I tried setting up ...
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User Flow with Dynamic Page Elements

My application has the ability to create, open, and interact with events on a calendar and I'm looking for a way to track a user session. I currently use Google Analytics and MixPanel, which both ...
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Why is GA Experiment crushing my whole report?

Until yesterday, we had a clean reporting of our content urls that looked like: /men/shirts/shirt-with-extended-lines?color=12988 But then we activated an experiment and since then we just see this ...
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Track 301 redirect traffic from domainA to domainB in Google analytics

Ive got domainA which has a 301 redirect setup to redirect traffic from domainA to domainB, Id like to track how much traffic is coming through as a redirect from domainA. How could i track this in ...
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Ignore SEO friendly URL Parameters in Google Analytics (or treat as query string)

I have a site structured as such www.example.com/en-us/index.html www.example.com/es-es/index.html Although I have canonical links set up and google is indexing them correctly, google analytics ...
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Total session count changes in Social Networks (Facebook) when adding a secondary dimension

In the acquisition > channels report I select social and use a custom filter "facebook" to identify referalls from FB, like so: If I add source / medium as a secondary dimension the total number of ...