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Why does Google Analytics report 100% bounce rate when the page has lots of page views?

Google Analytics reports 100% bounce rate for a page which has lots of page views and an Avg Time on Page of 32 seconds. Shouldn't one of the following be true? Either the bounce rate is less than ...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

Just a few hours back I was checking my logs when I found a whole bunch of traffic from IP address 54.174.xx.xx and ISP Amazon.com (validated from Google analytics). It lasted for an hour and then ...
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(entrance) as a location in Goals for Google Analytics

When I'm looking at Conversions > Goals > Goal urls some of the goal completion locations says (entrance). It's not very helpful and I'm wondering why it says that. What does it mean?
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Excluding mobile devices from google analytics traffic with the analytics opt out plugin

Ive got a dynamic IP at both my office and at home, this leaves my only option for blocking myself showing up in google analytics the google analytics opt out browser plugin, this works fine when im ...
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Why does Google Analytics show more users than sessions?

My Google Analytics page shows almost twice as many Users than Sessions. It really doesn't make sense to me, does anybody know what's the reason for this? Here is a snapshot from my GA dashboard:
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What is the point of spam traffic containing a ?from=somewebsite [duplicate]

I get a lot of spam from various sources around the globe who go to my home page / and have added a website the url using url params: /?from=smappysubdomain123456.somespammysite.com I can't ...
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Can Google Tag Manager help identify the user source of an event?

I hope this question is appropriate for this forum. I was told in "SuperUser" that I should move it here. It is likely to be a very simple question, but I finding a direct answer searching on Google ...
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A/B testing using GA's Content Experiments

So, our MD says one day that he doesn't feel the existing design of our Ecommerce product listing results pages are great (this was shortly after having reviewed competitor's sites I might just add). ...
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Google Analytics: Capture Zipcode on Form Submit

We have a dealer locator that we would like to see what zip codes people are entering into the field before hitting submit. Is it possible to capture that as an event when they hit the submit button?
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Google Webmaster Tools not showing search analytics after CDN

I enabled CloudFront CDN for js, css and images on my Wordpress + Woocommerce website on November 12. Everything was working as expected and speed increased by 200%. Today I logged into Google ...
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Implementing Google Analytics via Tag Manager - does it effect Google Analytics opt out browser plugin?

Im about to add Google Analytics to a new site, im going to do this via the Tag Manager, If i implement Google Analytics via the Tag manager as opposed to the Google Analytics tracking code, will ...
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How to track 2Checkout payments in Google Analytics?

I want to track the flow of customers, like how many of them are coming to checking page and how many of them are making purchase and which page they are going to after purchasing. I use 2Checkout Buy ...
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Using analytics to find what pages brought users to a 404

I am looking at my traffic data for users that have 'not found' in the page title, which is what is title content when the server uses the 404 template. In analytics: behavior > site content > ...
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Service Provider hubspot GA View filter

I've noticed a high volume of traffic in Google Analytics from Service Provider "hubspot". It looks like a crawler with 100% bounce. I can filter in a Customer Report using the "Service Provider" ...
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Adsense says 22 page views, Google Analytics says 281

Adsense is telling me I have 22 page views, while GA says 281. My web app is accessed via two different domains, one for Australia and the other for the US. Since it's the same app I'm using the same ...
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How to use a condition as a Google Analytics View Filter

I want to track all users activity on condition that they have visited any page that ends in ending.php. Using advanced segments this is easy using a condition. With View Filters I cant seem to find ...
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Force sending event for sessions without a logged in user

Is there any possibility using the Google Analytics API to check if the session is logged in or not? I have a problem with destination page (it is not set), and I want to resend the event when the ...
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Adding a calculated metric to a custom report in Google Analytics

Is there a way to display a calculated field in a custom report, for example I want to display the value of (event X / event Y) over time? (including average event value, total events, etc.)
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Show number of Page Views per Session based on Landing Page

I would like to know how number of pages user goes through depends on his landing page. So for example: I have tried going to: Behavior -> Site Content -> All pages -> primary dimension: ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce Transactions not importing to AdWords

I have connected my AdWords and Analytics accounts and everything seems to be working, except transactions don't show up as conversions in AdWords. In Analytics I can go to Conversions -> Ecommerce ...
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Google Analytics Not Tracking Mobile Visitors

A Google Analytics account I have access to seems to completely ignore visits from handheld devices. I originally noticed as the traffic count from handheld was only 15, compared to the thousands ...
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Find percentage of sessions that include view of a single URL

It's easy enough to find the percentage of views a single page has, but I'm trying to find percentage of sessions that include a view of a single URL. Or if the above isn't possible, the percentage ...
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Google analytics giving false statistics for localhost

I'm developing an ASP.NET MVC site and I'm using Google Universal Analytics to test how to use that. Essentially every page has code that calls the Google Analytics JS function and all that is ...
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Most common routes between subdomains that generate revenue in Google Analytics

I need to be able to track revenue from the most frequent routes between multiple hostnames (let's call them foo.domain.tld and bar.domain.tld) in my google analytics account. For example, if someone ...
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Home page showing as only a trailing slash in analytics

My hompepage / index page is showing only as a trailing slash in my google analytics Now if I did not know any better I would say this is an indication that their is a miss configuration with a 301 ...
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Identify Multiple Visits from Same Source / Medium in Google Analytics

I work at a reasonably large e-commerce retailer that's working on doing a lot more with Google Analytics. One of the things we're doing is tagging each individual user that hits our site with a ...
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Ajax calls to content making site have high bounce rate in Google Analytics

Ive got a 1 page ajax style website, its actually got about 15 pages, but when a user clicks on each page the content is loaded into the page they are already on via ajax. A user can visit ...
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What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path?

What's the difference between Second Page and Next Page Path for a Landing Page? Edit1 I'm not able to upload attachments yet so I uploaded two screenshots here: I go to "Site Content->Landing ...
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Google Analytics Bounce Rates - which page is bouncing the most?

I want to know which of my pages have the highest bounce rates so I can fix them. Ideally, I would also know if they are bouncing on desktop or in mobile. Is this something I can find out in Google ...
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Google Analytics for custom URL parameters

I want to track the stats for my website with custom GET parameters instead of utm parameters. With UTM the URL gets longer and messy. ...
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How to get a report that has all utm_campaign parameters in it?

When I go to create a segment in Google Analytics I do the following: Click New Segment Click Traffic Sources Then in the Campaign box, I start typing a parameter name, and it starts displaying ...
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GA Funnel Visualization is showing an increase in entrances late in funnel

My funnel has never shown "entrances" past the enrollment stage of the funnel until I started running an A/B test through visual website optimizer in that step. Now "entrance" shows up about in almost ...
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Search queries report empty after moving site to HTTPS

I've noticed a few awkward bumps in analytics/search when moving my site from http to https, but almost all of them worked their way out...but the Aquisition > SEO > Queries report in Google ...
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Move from account to profile in Google Analytics and keep data

Let's say we have multiple companies with multiple markets each, like example.com, example.fr, example.ch, example2.com, example2.fr and example2.ch. How would this best be arranged in Google ...
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Viewing search queries for a selected page

How can I view search queries/impressions/clicks for a single selected page only?
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Track Users instead of Sessions for Goal Flow

I'm wanting to do proper funnel analysis with Google, i.e. what % of users have achieved certain goals. Google seems to present two options for goal tracking - Funnel Visualization, and Goal Flow. ...
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When Was Google Analytics Last Accessed?

We gave our SEO company access to our Google Analytics. We want to check when was the last time they logged in to view our statistics (and possibly a complete log). Is there a way to check this?
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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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Does a Goal Node in Goal Flow represent users ENTERING or COMPLETING a Goal?

Does the Node Count represent the # of visitors (or sessions I guess) who are: ENTERED the GOAL ( Step #1 is Required) or the # that FINISHED the Goal, or # that ENTERED and FINISHED
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Why are my Google Analytics pageviews and sessions down?

I am running a WordPress site. Up until October 1, the site had a blog running at the root level of the site. On that day, I moved all the blog files into a directory so the WordPress blog would be ...
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Does using the Google URL shortener add anything to utm_ tracking tags in Google Analytics?

I scanned a qr code from a competitor today, and they used the googl URL shortner. Though the destination was a facebook page, not an actual website, I noticed that there weren't any parameters ...
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How to pass the Page filename to Google Analytics trackEvent()

I want to easily view Events for a particular page in Google Analytics. Is there a way to pass in the page filename to the event call? e.g., _gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'ACTION-DESCRIPTION', ...
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Google Analytics: (not set) showing up in SEO > Queries

I have linked my GA account to my Webmaster Tools account, so I'm getting access to the Search Engine Optmization -> Queries report. But the top query listed in that report is (not set). Note: ...
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Why does my gAnalytics Goal Flow have negative steps ? ( Step -1, Step 0, Step 1)?

I just set up a new Goal. It's showing negative steps in the Goal Flow. Is that because it's showing steps someone did before the new Goal was started?
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Google Analytics Goal with Radio Selection and Onclick Event

I'm trying to create a goal in Google Analytics that tracks the type of account being created in our system. Unfortunately, the URLs aren't definitive to the type of account creation, and the only ...
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100% bounce rate on page that doesn't bounce

I have a page /blah/ that has a very high bounce rate – often it's up to 100%. Thing is, people are 100% without question clicking links on this page such as /blah/shirley.htm i.e users aren't ...
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How to share only realtime data with users?

I want to share the real time overview in Google Analytics with my editors. But I don't want to share the full view data. How can I do that?
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A “tracking pixel” through Google Analytics on a page not on a website

Question for you - I have a website, and we're sending people off to a checkout, which is on another server and domain. We have GA installed on our website, and would like to (if possible) also add a ...
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How to Create a Google Analytics Filter for Multiple Browsers

I would like to filter traffic from multiple browsers from a specific view in Google Analytics. Specifically looking to remove; Explorer 7,8,9 Firefox 3.628,11,12 Chrome 18.0.1025.168 Safari 5.1 What ...