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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Determining Source Quality with Google Analytics

What I am trying to do is set up a report (either on the new or the old analytics setup) that tells me the average "Pages per Visit" of all traffic "Sources". I can get that through Traffic ...
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How to use Google Analytics code and Adsense code?

When I setup a Gogole Analytics code it says me put it within head tags. But when I want to link it with my AdSense account it says "Be sure to leave the Google Analytics tracking code at the bottom ...
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Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?

So Google uses cookies when performing its usual duties of tracking users on a website. That is just it though; Google are setting the cookies and not your website as such. This is by virtue of the ...
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Track a Adobe Flash app hosted on multiple domains with Google Analytics

I'm working on a flash app that's gonna be distributed to more and more partners (and obviously domains). It needs to be tracked aggregated and also separately. I implemented Google Analytics using ...
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Question about setting up Google Analytics with Google Apps Marketplace

At the bottom of vendor profile, there is an text box for you to insert your GA code. Question: what does this do? What kind of stats am I expected to see in Google Analytics? I don't have the ...
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What could cause analytics bounce rate to go from ~30% to ~100% in a day?

A month ago, my site had about a 30% bounce rate. One day I pushed some changes to the site, and all the sudden my bounce rate shot straight up to around 98% and my average time on site plumetted to ...
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Can Adwords Advertisers see which Adsense Publishers send them traffic?

I have a blog with adsense on it. An advertisement I see a lot from my adsense is a Telus phone banner. If people click this Telus banner ad and go to Telus website, will Telus be able to see where ...
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Is it possible to use Google Analytics to track file downloads?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits since it ...
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LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
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Does Google Analytics allow custom variables to have a value of zero?

I was interested in tracking the versions of QuickTime my users have installed. As suggested in an earlier question, I have set up a custom variable and built a report around it. Here is my code for ...
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How to use google adsense and google analytics for my site

Hi i've got a site serving content to Brazil http://montao.com.br via google app engine getting comfortable with updating it with new function now also adding google adsense and analytics to the site. ...
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Google Analytics: How can I exclude a country from reports?

Hi is it possible to exclude traffic from a certain country in google analytics? If yes, how do I do it?
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Google Analytics regular expression to indicate TODAY?

in Google Analytics version 5 (latest beta) there's an option to add a custom filter I want to show only data of today. Only Show -> Date -> Exactly matching -> and then I have the option to fill ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to count QuickTime installations?

By default, Google Analytics produces reports on which versions of Flash and Java my users have. Is it possible to set up a report on which versions of QuickTime (if any)
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Upgraded one page of a site to the async Google Analytics - Data is now messed up

I've upgraded one primary page of a site to use the async version of the GA tracking code. Since the upgrade, number of visits has increased by 60%, avg. time on site has decreased by 40% and the ...
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How does Google Analytics calculate the number of visitors

If I visit a site 100 times a day (from one IP) does Google Analytics track that as 100 unique visitors?
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Google Analytics: web profiles missing and data lost

Logged in a Google Analytics account that had been created/setup with a tracking code for two Websites several years ago. Have not logged in for a while (at least 6-8 months), but at that time, ...
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Finding the email/account associated with a Google Analytics “UA-XXXXXX-X” id?

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't for the life of me find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the stats. We ...
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ClickThrough on Google Webmaster Tool and Traffic Source in Google Analytics [closed]

I'm new to SEO and website management, but eager to learn. I manage a newly revamped site and I'm tracking it on Google Analytics and in Google Webmaster tools. The Webmaster tools show that I get ...
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How do you change the url that Google Analytics' In-Page Analytics displays?

In Google Analytics, from the dashboard, clicking 'Content' in the left hand pane, and then clicking 'In-Page Analytics' brings up an awesome interface for seeing where users have actually clicked in ...
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Does Google Analytics track users with multiple languages?

I'm assuming that when Google Analytics tracks a visitor's language it uses the Accept-language header from the request (most browser/OS combinations seem to populate it automatically). My browser ...
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End date on google analytics

Everytime I open google analytics account I get some default date range which is one month from yesterday to yesterday. Is there a way to set default to be start: some day I define end: last ...
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Google Analytics - Referring Sites by Goal, is it accurate?

Preface: I'm taking a look at the Google Analytics we have for our product's website and we have a bunch of goals setup for each specific type of account we have on the website. Question: When ...
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Google Analytics vs Zopim stats are different

On my website I run Google Analytics and I also run Zopim. Zopim is providing very different figures than Google (more hits). Which one should I believe? Why would there be a difference?
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Huge difference in visits/hits between IIS logs and google analytics

I use google analytics to monitor visitors access, and I am very happy with it, easy to use blabla, you name it :) Few days ago I copied IIS logs from website and used free/evaluation commercial log ...
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Why is Google showing up as a referral instead of a search engine in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, why does Google show up sometimes under an organic medium, and other times as a referral? (They frequently have the same landing page.) As I understand (and I'm just as likely ...
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Google Analytics: How can I track between http:// and https:// profiles for a domain?

I'm trying to set up tracking on a project that I'm working on. The main site is at http://www.example.com/ The order page is at https://www.example.com/index.php Currently they have two ...
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Custom report for tracking webiste search within specific page

I've got a search page in my website: www.example.com/?page=search. It presents an HTML form with method="get" for searching the site so a search for "test" will result in url: ...
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Does Google use Google Analytics information in its search algorithms?

Does anyone know whether Google makes use of the information it obtains via Google analytics in ranking of search results? Does it, for instance, make use of the bounce rate for a page given a ...
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Google Analytics track url hash fragment identifier

I have a few pages on a website where some sections use a JavaScript slider to display content and I was wondering if it's possible for Google Analytics to track those sections? For now when a ...
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Which is more accurate? Google Webmaster or Google Analytics

I see differences between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Why are they different and which is more accurate. How can i interpret data from both correctly?
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How do I have a page depth > 1 on a single page website?

One of my sites is a single page that focuses on getting the user to call a phone number. In GA, I've set up a Goal for when visitors spend more than 1 minute on the site. I realized much later that ...
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google analytics api from desktop which method to use clientlogin, authsub, oauth

I have written a simple php program to fetch google analytics data. I did this to test how to authenticate and how to get data feeds. it is working well. Actually my plan is to display a small ...
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Google Analytics tracking the wrong site

I have multiple sites tracked in my profile - they each using different tracking ids of course. However, one of my sites reports being visited by searchers using keywords completely unrelated by that ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking Status of profiles that have filters

My Problem I have a main Google Analytics profile that tracks all the visits for my site. The tracking has been verified by Google for my main report and those stats are collecting correctly. I am ...
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Set Up Google Analytics to Track Domain Alias

I found this article from Google http://www.google.com/support/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55523 However I'm not sure what happens to the data. Will I be able to determine which domain ...
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What could artificially increase the bounce rate reported in Google Analytics?

Since deploying Janrain Engage to our website, which includes a javascript snippet that is loaded from their servers, I've noticed about 10-15% increase in our bounce rate. I think this is artificial ...
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Can I remove visible referer from link?

I use referer info to track which of my campaigns works the best. So instead of <a href="someweb.com">someweb</a> I have a link like <a ...
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Google analytics is counting way to much

I have a website using Google analytics but it is counting way to much. To test this i was logging all entry's to my database with time and IP address. My result for one day was: Google analytics: ...
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Tracking based on URL referral?

Users on my site are given unique URL's for me to then track how many people they have referred to my site. IE: http://www.example.com/FQ3DL (FQ3DL being the unique code/url) The first thing I'd ...
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How do I interpret direct traffic that lands on random pages?

Looking at yesterday, according to Google Analytics, I got six direct visitors to my site (their source/medium is direct/(none)). Only one ended up at the actual domain. The other five ended up at ...
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What percentage of users opt out of Google Analytics?

You can block Google Analytics through Adblock or your hosts file, and I know a small amount of visitors do. What's the percentage? Does Google compensate somehow, or should I just add a fudge ...
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Where is benchmarking in Google Analytics?

I remember seeing benchmarking in Google Analytics in the past - in fact I opted in to it on several sites. However, I can't find any more. The Analytics blog shows it should be under the Visitors ...
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Hidden but useful features of Google Analytics

What are the most useful features of Google Analytics that are not known to common users? I know this is a typical question for many categories in stackexchange. I think Google Analytics deserves ...
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how can i track visits to ALL of the subpages of my website COMBINED TOGETHER?

Right now I'm using statcounter and Google analytics. They are great. But my counts are currently separated. Ex: website.com = 1000 visits a day, website.com/about = 50 visits a day, ...
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“(not set)” in Google Analytics

Since 1 mounth, I see many pages tagged "(not set)" in the navigation summary section. If I look for global traffic evolution for this tag, it is alwas 0. Where do this kind of tag can comme from ...
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Google analytics: how many visitors have visited n times?

I'm trying to guess how many loyal users I have by counting the number of people that have visited the site 10 times. How can I answer this question with Google Analytics? "Visitor Loyalty" is a ...
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Google Analytics does not show AdSense if you have multiple sites

I have multiple sites in my Google Analytics, and under the content section, adsense revenue per page is only visible for one of the sites. The rest of the sites in my Google analytics do not display ...
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Google Analytics - Showing multiple site stats at once

Is there a way in google analytics to add multiple sites to and show all the stats together? So like the graphs and total visits/unique hits all combined for all the sites added to the google ...
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How to make google analytics report on two domains as though they are one site?

We have a main site that Google analytics is currently running fine on (www.ourcompany.com). We have a page that is technically part of the site (same design, etc.) but is hosted on another ...