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 may I provide Google Analytics access to a 3rd party?

I have a marketing guy who is helping me with marketing my website. I want to give him access to my GA page so that he can see the numbers, for performance monitoring etc. Does anyone know how I can ...
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Tracking with Google Analytics both a page and a file linked from it

I have a page located on a subdomain (downloads.easyjob.net) that links to an executable. The download of the executable is correctly tracked by google analytics (following these indications). ...
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Google Analytics tracking on the same domain account through an iframe

I have written an advertising system for a client that serves adverts on one website (say, www.adhost.com) as a small HTML page and a second website (say, www.addisplay.com) pulls this page in as an ...
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Track how many banner clicks lead to sales of the advertised product

On the home page of our online store we have a banner promoting particular product. Clicking that banner takes to the product details page (does not add to the cart). We would like to track how many ...
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Google Analytic's and Universal PHP Footers

If I have a universal Footer, include('footer.php'); on my page - will the google analytic's script I just put there be able to track my page views?
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Analytics referrer forum thread

When I'm in analytics I sometimes get a referral from a forum, something like: http://forums.example.com Then when I click on it, it gives me a page like: /viewTopic.php Is there any way to get ...
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Google Analytics: is it possible to see source of people who click the Like button on a website?

Is it possible to see what source people who clicked the Like button on my website came from?? (It would also be useful to know who they are, but looking through previous posts here, as far as I ...
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Google Analytics include querystring

I've taken an advert out on a site with instruction to point it to: http://www.example.com/?source=gmb In Analytics, how do I go about analysing it's data? I can't find anywhere to see people who ...
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Google Analytics “Goals” .. numbers seem inflated?

When I look at the Google Analytics goal report for yesterday, it shows that I had 3,000 conversions for a given goal - 74% completed, and 6% abandoned. Where is the missing 20%? My numbers show ...
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Tracking AdWord ads with different text in Google Analytics

I'm trying to see how the text in my Google AdWords ads affects my metrics in Analytics. I have auto-linking enabled, so I figured I would be able to automatically see this in Analytics. ...
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How to track a download with Google Analytics?

I have a download file that is protected with a reCAPTCHA. Is there a way to track the downloads (both attempts and completed) with Google Analytics?
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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Google Analitycs says source is Search Engine (100%) [closed]

I have a problem with my google analytics code, 'cause it says since 2 months that all traffic of my websites is directly from search engine, i'm really sure that must be a mistake 'cause i have made ...
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How do I track a goal path over multiple visits?

My sales cycle is measured in weeks. A typical user behavior pattern looks like this: Finds the site via organic, cpc, or referral Browses the content for awhile. Returns a few days later, browses ...
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Using Google Analytics to establish busiest time of day

I am trying to find a way to establish my sites busiest hour, but when using the "hour of the day" metric, each seems to have a date specific code, rather than just a number from 0-23, as I would ...
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Should I measure visits or unique events?

I have set up custom variables a couple of months ago. Basically it tracks categories of pages, much like the example in the docs. Now I want to get a list of the most popular categories. I've ...
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One multi-domain analytics profile, or one analytics profiles per domain?

I currently run a small web-app that connects local businesses with new customers in a very specific niche. In the past few months this model has worked very well and the growth is excellent, so much ...
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Tracking an iframed page hosted on another domain with Google Analytics

I've followed Google's instructions on tracking iframed content on another domain (http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/tracking/gaTrackingSite.html#trackingIFrames) as best I can, yet there is ...
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Google Analytics - Phone Orders Internally

I am running an ecommerce site and currently have google analytics filtering out our IP. While this gives almost absolute metrics about visitors it does not include orders processed internally ...
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Google Analytics Report For Weekdays Only

I would like to create a custom report in Google Analytics that will measure weekday performance only over a period of time ie week 01 (Monday to Friday) verses week 02 (Monday to Friday). Is this ...
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Best way to track multiple sites with Google Analytics

I currently have 63 websites (and counting) that I'm tracking on one Google Analytics account, and I'm starting to realize... this is becoming a bit cumbersome. What's the best way to collect traffic ...
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Connecting keywords with location

Is there a way to connect the keyword with the location withing Google Analytics? I would like to be able to see what cities are searching for what terms.
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Tools to track internal traffic

Google Analytics is a great analytics tool. However I find it's not easy when it comes to tracking INTERNAL traffic. For example, let's say I put a banner on my ecommerce advertising a specific ...
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Google Analytics when 404 handler is used as 'mod_rewrite'?

I'm consulting on a web site which in order to provide clean URL's uses the 404 handler to catch what would otherwise be a 404 and serve the correct content. In case that's not clear the 404 handler ...
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Google Analytics: How to track when visitors order a brochure?

I implemented Google Analytics on every page of one of my companies website, and on one page there is a simple form to order a free brochure. The main goal of the site is to have my visitors who are ...
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How do I find out maximum number of visitors at one time from Google Analytics?

I'm not sure if this is even possible in Google Analytics. Is there a way to find out the maximum number of visitors that visited a site within a time period of one minute, or one hour? Or is the data ...
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How can I have more bounces than exits in Google Analytics?

According to Google Analytics, a particular page has 97710 page views. This page has an exit rate of 57.82% and a bounce rate of 64.4%. According to the Navigation Summary page, 91.76% of page visits ...
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How do you track a website using multiple Google Analytics accounts?

Suppose you have two distinct Google Analytic accounts. How are you able to send request data to both accounts on a single page load? For example, on a normal account you'd include code such as: var ...
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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). _gaq....
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easier way to include Google Analytics script code on every page?

I have a website made up of only HTML pages. Instead of copy pasting the Google Analytics code on every .html file, is there a better way to include the Google code on every page?
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Google Analytics: Do unique events report as unique visits when triggered on pages other than your own domain?

We just recently attached a SWF to our Brightcove video player to report various events back to Google Analytics. We're also tracking page views with a standard GA snippet on the page where the ...
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Google analytics giving data for pages that dont' exist

We switched from a PHP application to a Rails application last week. I ran daily reports and everything looked fine. When I ran a weekly content report it gave me data for index.php which doesnt ...
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Google analytics direct traffic report

We launched a blog post which got picked up by a lot of social sites and it's given us a lot of traffic over the last few days. In Google Analytics though, the blog post page has all the hits with 90%...
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How to track Blogger and Sites subdomains in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Apps in my domain. In this domain I have a Blogger blog and a Google Sites website. I have setup Google Analytics to track my website and it works fine. I also track blog visits and ...
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Displaying metrics for a list of specific pages from a website

Can I get a table for a metric (ex: visitors, pageviews) for a specific list (imported as .xls, .csv or .xml) of pages from a Google Analytics tracked website?
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What is the best browser usage statistics source?

I wonder about what source of browser usage statistics is most reliable and updated. I've been using Google Analytics (with use of my analytics enabled pages) W3 Counter Stat Counter but they ...
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(How) Could I import twitter posts as annotations in Google Analytics?

A site I maintain tweets every time a blog post is published. Since the editors of the site have gone a bit mad with the ability to change the apparent date a blog post was published (back-dating as ...
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What does the Google Analytics Average Time on Site calculate?

When my Google Analytics account shows 10 minutes for time spent on site, what does this mean? Does it mean the visitors have opened one page and left it idling in a tab while (possibly) browsing in ...
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Does Google Analytics track links that use onclick=“parent.location='Something.html' ”?

I am using onclick="parent.location='#'" to make a table into a link, but will Google Analytics see this as a link or will it cause mayhem in the reports?
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Social Interaction Tracking in Google Analytics

Since a few days now the Google + button is being tracked and shown in our Google Analytics account, which you can find here. There is also a solution to track Twitter, Facebook, ... but can't seem to ...
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How to excludes my visits from Google Analytics?

I have integrated Google Sites website with Google Analytics and I access the website frequently to add more content. I want Google Analytics to track visits from real visitors only. How can I ...
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Google not detecting new page addresses after redesign

I recently moved our company's site to WordPress. It was necessary since the old site's structure was poor at best. It's now been three weeks and the addresses listed in Google have not changed. They'...
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Google Analytics - Goals setup regular expression match

I have urls like the following: http://example.com/item/1 http://example.com/item/1341 http://example.com/item/33324 I want to set up a funnel in Google Analytics and I understand that I can use a ...
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Anonymouse versus logged in users on my site & Google Analytics

I'd like to be able to run two different 'tracks' for Google Analytics; One for anonymous users of the site and another for Users whom are logged-in. I say "track" because I'm not sure of the term --...
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How can I identify unknown query string fragments that are coming to my site?

In the Google Analytics content overview for a site that I work on, the home page is getting many pageviews with some unfamiliar query string fragments, example: /?jkId=...
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How can I track conversions on third party websites?

We run a number of affiliate schemes, and I would like to track which links from our website produce sales, and which do not. I can persuade our affiliates to include tracking code in their pages for ...
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Very few visitors on Analytics: incorrect setting?

it's quite a long time Analytics is making me crazy: I have a 2 years old website, started with Aruba (an Italian provider) and then transfered on Hostgator. It's a blog Wordpress + MyBB forum, and on ...
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What does “Other” mean for Traffic Source on Google Analytics?

I logged into Google Analytics today and under 'Traffic Sources' saw: "Referring sites", "Direct Traffic", "Search Engines" and "Other". I've never seen 'other' before, and it was small (only 0.5%), ...
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Using Google Webmaster & Analytics, what data to look at to improve website performance?

Using data from Google Analytics and Webmaster tools, what data should I be looking at to improve my websites performance? I want to improve the SEO, usability and just general performance of my ...
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Does Google Analytics data affect SEO?

I have several pages on my site that I did not include the Google Analytics code. Will it improve my site's Google ranking if I include the GA on all of my pages and increase the number of visits on ...