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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Google Analytics custom variables not working as expected?

I'm having some trouble to make GA Custom variables work on my website. After following all the tutorials, seeking documentation, debugging with Firebug, I cannont understand what is wrong with my ...
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Omniture Tracking Codes Showing Up in Google Analytics

I have a website uses Adobe Omniture for web analytics. We have some internal tools that automatically append Omniture tracking codes to links within specific modules. Within those modules we link ...
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Google Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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Sum of completed and not completed doesn't add up correctly in the Google Analytics API

I have a simple funnel situation. The users start at /start/ . Some of them reach the result at /result/ and obviously some don't. So it seems logical to me that: users who went to the start page = ...
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Tracking user experience and behavior on a website using Google Analytics to display related products

How can I track a user action on my website? What I want to do is track when the user viewed product, and then display related products to the user. Would this be different between ga.js and ...
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How to track the source of a conversion using Google Analytics?

I'm generating leads from a number of sources, ultimately culminating in a variety of conversion options (call, form submit, and direct email), and I want to isolate the conversions which are coming ...
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Tracking affiliate referrals and sales with Google Analytics events

OK this is my situation. I did a lot of reading about GA events and I'm not still quite sure how I will be implementing this. I have a website that is accepting affiliates. I sell lots of genuine ...
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Compare mobile and desktop usage over time in Google Analytics

Is there any custom dashboard to compare mobile vs desktop traffic over a year time period? I want to know how much usage has moved to mobile devices from desktop month by month.
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Date/time option values for Ecommerce steps

I'd like to track "pickup date/time" as part of a checkout process in order to report on popular days/times. I'm currently looking at doing so via a "step option" as part of Enhanced Ecommerce, but ...
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Google Analytics not showing desktop visits

I've had a feeling that my site was getting less visits than usual, and when I looked at Google Analytics in real-time as well as by operating system and mobile devices, I noticed that every single ...
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Can Google Analytics label countries without data on the map?

Looking at audience-geo-location I can view a map of the world by nation. I can mouse over the shaded nations from which 'sessions' arose to obtain a count and the name of the nation. However, for the ...
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Use Google Analytics to figure out which events happen just before visitor exit

I am trying to track what a visitor does immediately prior to exiting our website. Specifically I have a number of events that are being logged and I would like to know which one, if any, happened ...
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Analytics for Single Page JavaScript Webapps (Google Analytics?)

Can Google Analytics be used for tracking user behavior in a single page web application? I have used Google Analytics for typical websites but haven't used it for these type of web apps. If not ...
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Why does PageSpeed differ in developer tools, website and Analytics

I just tried Google PageSpeed Analysis in the developer tools, Google Analytics and the website itself (https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights). Now, in each of them I get differing ...
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Google Analytics content experiment vs. funnel visualization

I am running an experiment on one of the pages in my funnel (the "Choose shipping options" page). But the numbers on the different reports do not correspond. First, I am expecting the 70 entrances in ...
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Find visitors to multiple subdomains on single visit with Google Analytics

I'm working on a site that has quite the backlog of Google Analytics data for their site network. One of our big questions is whether people enter on one site and move to another (and if so, of ...
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Do AdWords conversions only track AdWords visitors?

I have set up an AdWords conversion and put the conversion tracking JS code on a test page. However, I don't see any conversions tracked when I visit it. Does the AdWords conversion tracking only ...
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Does Google Analytics search term exclusions work for (not provided)?

Having recently migrated to the Universal Analytics version of Google Analytics I now am able to use the Search Term Exclusions feature to divert organic branded search to the 'direct' channel instead ...
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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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Google analytics and Adwords showing very different figures

In AdWords I have 1 advert running only. The landing page includes a querystring so I can track it. EG, www.mydomain.com/products?source=CPC I also use Google Analytics. For February I have approx ...
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Google Analytics: How to keep word after # in URL? ex: /brands#my-brandname

I'm having an issue where the Active Pages section only shows the path and not the term that appears after the # (ex: www.mysite.com/brands#my-brandname shows up as www.mysite.com/brands). Is there a ...
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I can't see the no Referral Exclusion List in Google Analytics

I'm trying to stop self referrals by adding my site to the Referral Exclusion list but I can't find it anywhere. I used this Google help document. Could this be because I have not upgraded to ...
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Does Google Analytics exclude Campaign traffic from Facebook in the Social reports?

For a while we have used campaign tags when putting posts on Facebook so that we can run campaign reports in Google analytics on those links. However it appears that traffic from those links are being ...
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How to make visits count on Google Analytics if someone visits my own JSFiddle on my website?

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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What should be considered when going from “old fashioned” Google Analytics to Tag Manager?

I already read a few questions on tag-manager such as "What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?" but haven't seen a question about going from a site already using Event ...
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Google Analytics Filters not removing traffic from other domain

We have a frustrating problem where someone copied our site code including our Google Analytics code. So we are getting stats logged from their site which is very frustrating. I have setup 4 Filters, ...
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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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Google Analytics: Fraction of sessions in which a particular event occurred?

Suppose I have an event, say the "loading" category, that indicates when the users on my site are experiencing long load times. I want to study the fraction of sessions in which the event occurs: for ...
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Tracking source/medium across domain to subdomain

My website is hosted on a domain such as example.com, and website visitors progress from example.com to sub.example.com where we host surveys. At the moment, visitor data lists example.com as the main ...
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Tracking content from 3rd party widget using Google Analytics

I have a situation where I generate content (a widget which is composed of simple divs specifically) and serve them to 3rd party sites both synchronously & asynchronously. While serving those ...
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Huge difference in Google Analytics if I use segments or not

I am using Google Analytics for basic reporting and I stumble upon a very unclear result that I cant explain. I am viewing my pageviews using /Behaviour/SiteContent/All pages I started looking at all ...
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Google Analytics + Kickstarter

need a little help. We have a website where both non-www and www.domain.com forward to an ongoing Kickstarter campaign. Kickstarter has its own reporting tools, which shows the domains (and ...
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How to filter traffic coming to particular page from other page?

I've got page A linking to page B. There are also other pages linking to B. How can I see traffic that is coming to page B only from page A? I can somehow do it via Behavior flow: Behavior > ...
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Google Analytics filter with multiple conditions

I would like to exclude all traffic that has these three conditions: Mobile traffic, that was a direct hit(has no referrer), on uri: '/'. Is this possible in Google Analytics? In the filters section ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics data being recorded when the snippeted it between the `</head>` and `</body>` tags?

I am really confused with this one, I added the Google Analytics code in my page below the </head> or before </body> but the code is not being marked as connected inside the analytics ...
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Google Analytics Search Term Exclusions doesn't work?

I have a question concerning GA Search Term Exclusions. I excluded our brand search terms, but they still show up under "Acquisition" > "Channel" > "Organic Search". Any ideas why?
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Google Analytics report detailing major iOS versions

I need to create a report in GA, which shows the share of major iOS versions: 6, 7 and 8. It's quite easy to add the dimension for operating system version, but it has all the minor versions (21 ...
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Can I use Google Analytics for multiple versions of an application on different domains

We have a commercial web application which customers buy and host on different domains. I want to add google analytics tracking to all the instances of the application that will give me aggregate data ...
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Will I lose old Google Analytics data if I create a new account

I am looking to create a new account for a website for Google Analytics data. I will be taking over the analytics for a client, but want to be able to compare old historical data to the analytics. ...
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Frequency & Recency in Google Analytics. How to read the histogram?

I'm looking in Google Analytics at Audience > Behavior > Frequency & Recency for a property I manage. My histogram looks like this: Something's fishy. The official docs say I should read this ...
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How do I determine why Google Analytics reports that pageviews per session went up temporarily?

Slightly strange thing happened on our site's blog recently - the pageviews per session jumped about 3 weeks ago to the same/above the number of sessions. Then a few days ago that trend stopped and ...
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Google Analytics - Page Views per host

Looking at Behaviour---> Site Content --> All pages. I can add as a secondary dimension host. Is it possible to group page views by host?
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How many pages were visited at least once in a time period (Google Analytics)

I would like to measure how many pages in my website where visited at least once in a given time period using Google Analytics. When I look at Behaviour-->Site Content-->All Pages, the column ...
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Google Analytics indicates tracking code is not installed

I have 4 websites using Google Analytics. Two of them are being tracked perfectly without any problem. The other two however are appearing as "Tracking Not Installed". It's there, but it's not working ...
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View the campaign terms for only a specific medium In Google Analytics

I'm using the utm_term parameter for links in my email campaigns. I'd like to filter out the parameter from my master profiles. That is, removing utm_term=keyword for visits with utm_medium=email, so ...
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Not using referral exclusions in Universal Analytics

I have the following website setup: One property called example.com. On this property, I track multiple domains and subdomains, such as: www.example.dk subdomain.example.dk www.example.se ...
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How do I see total “Sessions” for certain pages on Google Analytics?

On Google Analytics, I can use the Behavior tab to see the details of my pages and how many Page Views and Unique Page Views they generated. I want to know if there is a way to select a number of ...
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Google analytics: Conversion funnel

How can I track how many macro-conversions (for example a free trial) has been a resoult of a micro conversion (for example e-book download)? In other words, I would like to track the number of people ...
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Analytics on an angularjs web application [closed]

We're building a new web dashboard-type application in Angularjs (single-page-application SPA). Would love to know if there is a good service that would help with visualization of usage of the ...
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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...