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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 ...
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How does google calculate bounce rate?

We run a website where we sell access to a member area. We use Google analytics to optimize the site but i have a bounce rate in about 85%. The problem is that I'm not sure what count as a bounce ...
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Google Analytics: Find external sites which referred most visitors to a Goal

I have a goal setup in Google Analytics, I would like to track the number of visits that come from external sources. e.g. I would like to see how many visits come from google.co.uk vs google.ie
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How to exclude myself from Google Website Optimizer results?

I have a website on which I run Google Website Optimizer (A/B tests) and Google Analytics. We have automated tests that check some web pages and I am worried that this might interfere with Google ...
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How do I show visitor count in my page?

I am using Google Analytics for tracking the visitors on my website. I can view all the stat reports from my Google login. I am wondering if I could place the visitor summary stat in my home page of ...
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Google Analytics: Greater number of pageviews from entrance source than content details

Looking at the Content Detail for a single page in Google Analytics (e.g. /blog), it's reporting that the page has had 94 Pageviews and 86 Unique Views. When I look at the page entrance sources it ...
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Does placing Google Analytics code in an external file affect statistics?

I'm working with an outside software vendor to add Google Analytics code to their web app, so that we can track its usage. Their developer suggested that we place the code in an external ".js" file, ...
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How should I track multi-valued page attributes (e.g. tags) using custom variables?

Our pages can each have many tags, e.g 'football', 'sms', 'nsfw', etc.. which we would like to track in google analytics. We're already tracking things like category using google analytics custom ...
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Google Analytics setup for 3 related blogs

I have 3 distinct blogs. They are powered by Wordpress Multisite http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/kitchengarden http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/chelseaflowershow http://blogs.crocus.co.uk/plantsmans What I want ...
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Can I show a table of one custom variable against another?

We have a number of custom variables set up in google analytics. We'd like to show a table of event occurrences broken down by two custom variables, e.g. if variable one can be A, B, or C and ...
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What to do with a site that has multiple languages in Google Analytics

We have a site that has four "streams" for language and each language has different content based on that language and location (US English, Spanish, Canadian English and Canadian French). I'm ...
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How can I export a keyword list from Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, I've been following several tutorials to export a list of keywords, but something is going wrong. This is what I try: 1.) click traffic sources 2.) click keywords 3.) Click ...
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Google Analytics: Why does “/” appear in goal funnel visualization?

This is the goal funnel for checkout. Does anyone have any idea where the "/" is coming from? The cart page is at site: game on glove dot com (I don't want this stackoverflow page being indexed in ...
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Use virtual pageviews for all goal tracking

I'm new to Google Analytics and I'm wondering if it would be cleaner to user virtual pageviews for all the goal tracking on my website instead of using a mix of regular page views and virtual ...
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Google Analytics - need to let users know they're being anonymously tracked?

I'm using google analytics in an android application via their sdk. Do I need to show end users any terms of service since analytics are being used, ie. notify them that their usage is being ...
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Is it possible to get the zip codes of visitors with Google Analytics?

I'm currently using Google Analytics. I'm trying to find out if it's possible to get the zip codes of those visiting my website. The Cities seem to be too broad. For example, Los Angeles is huge ...
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Sub Domain tracking with Analytics filters

We currently have Analytics tracking codes running throughout our site including our Sub Domains. What I would like to do is create different Profiles under the same account segmenting the sub ...
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Why Google may decrease PR of a site?

I found that Google decreased PR of my site and wonder why. Except recent submit of my programs to download sites and change of Google Analytics to asynchronous code there were no other changes to ...
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Google Analytics Goal funnel not working

I have been a user of Google Analytics for over 2 years and like to think I am adept at using it but this issue has really thrown me. I have a Goal set up which appears to be working on first looking ...
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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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Tracking users behaviour - with or without Google Analytics

If I understand correctly the following (point & from GA TOS): PRIVACY . You will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the Service to track or collect personally identifiable ...
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How to filter out Yottaa bots traffic in Google Analytics?

I'm using both Google Analytics and Yottaa for my website. Yottaa bots send quite a lot a traffic (relatively to the normal traffic of my website), and thus my Google Analytics is kind of flooded by ...
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Set goal in funnel not to be necessary

I have a start page which can link to a discounts page and then three possible extras pages (one of which will definitely be reached), all three of these lead to a confirmation page. I have set up ...
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Using both Google Analytics and Chartbeart

I'm thinking of trying out Chartbeat. I want to keep the Analytics code in there. Is there a noticable impact on performance for the visitor if both are used?
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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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External link tracking when opening the link in a new window in Google Analytics?

OK, so this seems like a really simply problem, but I have yet to find a solution that accomplishes the following: Opens the link in a new window Tracks the event in GA (obviously) Doesn't trigger ...
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Is there a problem if I don't setup google analytics in my website?

is there a problem if I don't setup google analytics in my website? I have read lot of articles describing use of google analytics but I have not added it in my site. In Cpanel I can check all ...
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Is it possible to correlate goals with search terms in Google Analytics?

I have a goal set up (let's say the goal is "buy a product"), and I can see which search terms lead to the most conversions. However, I want to know which search terms lead to which products. Is it ...
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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bounce rate and Alexa ranking clarifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bounce rate and Alexa ranking clarifications 30000 visits with 86000 pageviews, if there is a bounce rate of 54%, then does it means only 15000 users generated the 86000 ...
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What analytics software to use for small Apache served website with banners not from Google

I'm planning to run a small website using Apache (and other) server(s). The website supports configuring different banners for different pages dynamically. The banners are not from Google but ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Google Analytics Liked Tool to Detect Visitor IP Address

I was wondering is there any free google analytics tool, which I can detect my visitor IP address? I try to use statcounter, but they are only limit the log to 500 entries. The reason I ask, because ...
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How to track my site position in SERP based on keyword

In Google Analytics i can see that people have reach my website after search on a specific keyword. How can i check the results page number where my website appears.
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Where do I find traffic sources for same-domain traffic?

I have two different Google Analytics accounts set up. One that is used everywhere on example.com, and another that is used only within the example.com/blog path. I'm trying to figure out where ...
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Just re-mapped my Squarespace site to my own domain, how about my tracking snippet?

I just re-routed mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com to redirect (sorry wrong word, the URLs are actually using mydomain.com) to mydomain.squarespace.com using the custom mapping for squarespace and ...
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Tumblr and Sitemaps

I was wondering if anyone knew how to add a sitemap to a tumblr blog. It was what i use to share stuff online. Since tumblr doesn't let you upload to example.com/sitemap So there lies my ...
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How do I reconcile my Google Analytics numbers with my Squarespace analytics?

According to Squarespace, in the last month I got Page Views 259, Unique Visitors 172, and Robot Hits 1,965. According to Google Analytics it was more like 346 page views, and 97 Uniques (no data on ...
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Tracking AdWords traffic from an unrelated account in Google Analytics

I have an Analytics account linked to my AdWords account, and have been using it to track progress of my campaigns. Now I've started an AdWords campaign with a third party, and would like to see ...
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Can I make Google Analytics set its cookies on just a subdomain? (I.e. www.domain.com, not domain.com)

I’m using Google Analytics on a site — let’s call it www.domain.com. My Google Analytics website profile is for www.domain.com, and my only report is set up for www.domain.com. Requests to domain.com ...
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How to Track a page within a existing profile?

I manage a site and do mailing per month. I'm tracking - www.example.com but, I put my mailings under www.example.com/news/newyear/ www.example.com/news/sales/ www.example.com/news/promo1/ etc. ...
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How do i properly use CustomVars in google analytics?

How do i properly use custom vars in google analytics? I used the code below and here is what i notice i only seen 'one' being in the get request After 24 hours only 'one' showed up After commenting ...
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Add to vistor data in google analytics?

How can i add data to google analytics? i'd like to attach data to users such as if silverlight is installed, if i suspect the user of using an adblock etc (i would say if javascript is enabled but i ...
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Why don't my Google Analytics custom segmentation visit numbers match up?

I have three main areas of my site and want to track total usage as well as breakdowns of the three parts. I am trying to segment the "type" of use on each page using a custom variable as such: ...
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Setup Google Analytics's to track image or page views on another site

Scenario Site (A) which I control and have Google Analytics setup on. Site (B) which is controlled by a 3rd party but we are allowed to customise html including images/javascript (e.g. something ...
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Google Analytics and Web Optimizer Code creating double site visits

My website currently has a Google Asynchronous tracking code at the top of every page and the home page has an A/B test running on it. This is causing GA to add 2 visits for every 1 to the home page. ...
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Google analytics - Find what time users entered the site from traffic source

The title says it all, I'm trying to find what time each visit came from a particular traffic source. EG if I wanted to find all the times that users visited from Google (Organic) - Can I do this i ...
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Setting google analytics cross-domain tracking without the javascript

I sell a windows software through a third party company (FastSpring) and would like to track those sales with GA. The problem is that all my "buy links" on my site (www.easyjob.net) don't point ...
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Is it possible to track different countries in google analytics with the same domain?

Currently my site "site.com" is tracking sales from the UK Can i create another instance in analytics in order to track all the users from Europe without creating a subdomain (site.com/eu) Is this ...
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Analytics hasn't updated keywords the last week, what could be the problem?

The Keywords section under "Sources" in my GA account hardly updated at all. I KNOW I had more than 2 searches for a keyword, but GA doesn't show these? I have a GA account and I have a tracking code ...