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Should I optimize for Adsense eCPM or Adsense Revenue? [closed]

I'm split testing, and one skin has a higher revenue, while the other skin has a higher eCPM. Which one should I choose? If I select the higher eCPM, I assume that any future enhancements will bring a ...
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Optimize user session duration with AdWords in addition to conversion tracking?

We've set conversion tracking with our e-commence website in our thank you page for conversion tracking (when user is click an ads from google search results) The problem is, the conversion tracking ...
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Google Analytics: Track user usage and flow

Can someone help to query Google analytics to track a specific user behavior and usage pattern? Currently I pass user id’s to GA as _setCustomVar(2, 'id', id, 1); This is session based. But ...
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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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Sort by Goal Conversions in Search Engine Optimization view in Google Analytics?

Goals are my favorite functionality in Google Analytics. They let you know which traffic sources, ads, or keywords are driving signups and buying stuff and downloading your Ebook. You can select for ...
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GA Event Tracking Not Saving Events

I am using the event tracking in GA (JS code) to track 2 buttons on my site. I can see the clicks coming through in real time, but when I click on behavior > Events, I do not see anything (no ...
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StumbleUpon Social Interaction Tracking using Google Tag Manager

I have a StumbleUpon button at the bottom of each page but I can't figure out how to trigger and send a Social Interaction to Google Analytics (Universal). This button is wrapped inside an iframe. ...
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Does the JavaScript that Google Analytics Experiments adds slow down alternate versions, and how could I measure this?

I am using Content Experiments in Google Analytics to test three different landing pages. This uses JavaScript on the initial page to load the alternates. Would the additional JavaScript add to the ...
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How to exclude total sessions when comparing segments in Google Analytics

In previous versions of Google Analytics it was possible to uncheck total sessions when comparing segments so that only the checked segments would be graphed. But now I can't figure out how to ...
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Count pageviews on two specific pages

I've been searching around for an answer to this simple question, but can't seem to find anything even remotely related to a solution. We've just redesigned the structure of our site, and have ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to track clicks on images and text?

Before setting my website up, I want to be able to setup Google Analytics correctly to track my requirements. I am looking to be able to track clicks on images and text links that contain the same ...
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How do you exclude yourself from Google Analytics on your website using cookies?

I'm trying to set up an exclusion filter with a browser cookie, so that my own visits to my don't show up in my Google Analytics. I tried 3 different methods and none of them have worked so far. I ...
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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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How to make analytics refresh after certain event?

I have a form which submits using AJAX. My client requested analytics to be updated with a new URL when submit is successful, so they can get statistics on completion vs abandonment of that form. The ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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Google Analytics conversion tracking - referrals from payment provider

I have a question regarding conversion tracking using Google Analytics. My client uses an external payment service provider - SecureTrading. Problem: All website visitors who would like to make a ...
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Tracking a sign up form with Google Analytics that uses Ajax and multiple steps

I want to track user sign up using Google Analytics (not universal). Below is the step-by-step process: 1) User enters email 1a. if email record found they get redirected to repopulated form 1b. ...
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Exclude domain from Google Analytics account

Some fool has implemented their Google Analytics tracking snippet on their website with my Tracking ID meaning my GA account is receiving data that I am not interested in from a website I have no ...
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“PHP” is showing up in Browser + OS list in Google Analytics report

PHP is listed as a browser in Google Analytics. 50 sessions have been created. Obviously Analytics data is collected via Javascript executed in the visitor's browser so what is PHP (a server-side ...
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Combine totals from two Google Analytics

I have multiple websites in Google Analytics. I can see a summary from the home dashboard of each site. How can I combine the count from each site, so I can see how many views, unique visitors, etc, ...
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Allow parent site of iFrame to be a referral in Google Analytics

My website is advertised through various magazine websites. One in particular "links" to us by showing their website, a very brief header, and then our website displayed within an iFrame on their ...
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Revamped Joomla site to Google search engine

I am about to upload a revamped site of Joomla (update from 1.5 to 2.5 + changes). I currently have a test bed subdomain that I am currently working on. In few days I am about to do the swap and ...
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Facebook referral traffic spike - who shared our post?

My organization's blog got a MAJOR spike in traffic to one blog post yesterday. We can see in our Google Analytics that facebook.com and m.facebook.com were the by far the top referrers. I can't ...
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How to track Jwplayer video events with Universal Analytics?

What code do I add to Jwplayer javascript to get events like what video is playing, when it was watched to the end, watched in full display window and such?
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Can a bounce rate drop from 50% to 10% after event tracking is added in Google Analytics?

I launched a total redesign of a site one week ago to add responsive design, good interlinking, related content recommendations and such. After that the bounce rate dropped just a little from 50% to ...
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How would Google Analytics track different user groups with a custom dimension and metrics?

I have a custom dimension user and metrics like visit_duration, action_a, action_b. -------------------------------------------------------- | user | visit_duration | action_a | action_b | ...
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Google Analytics, how to track number of banner shows as events?

Well, not exactly banners, I just used this word as it is easier to understand in a title. So, I have 16 different CTA "boxes" with a couple lines of persuasive copy and a CTA button. I want to test ...
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GA tracking utm query params after hashbang

We currently use a hashbang for the portion of our site that generates dynamic content which can also be deep linked. Our analytics team wants to use utm params to track the referral traffic from ...
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Will using two different tracking codes affect my SERP

Hello everyone and thanks for your time! I am now facing a problem after a site migration. New site is basically an improved version of old site, with the same content and some extras. After ...
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How can I block traffic from this referrer?

I'm getting a lot of spam referral traffic from semalt.semalt.com/referral on my website. I took a look at the link and there’s very little information about this. The number of website visits is ...
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A one-day loss statistics from Google [closed]

My stats dropped 50 times pls help me ! I did not see any problem with the site! Google also did not report any problems url: Food.Sooran.com 200 was my previous online But now one people! The ...
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How does Google Analytics treat images?

Imagine the following scenario. A visitor has loaded a page, which is a thumbnail gallery. The page has got a Google Analytics script. The links from the thumbnails go directly to images. Simply ...
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What is the difference between offsite and onsite web analytic tools?

What is the difference between onsite and offsite analytic tools? I am reading a book about web analytic tools and this is the definition (from the book): Offsite web analytic's tools measure ...
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How to delete Analytics property from list in Webmaster Tools?

When I look at the Google Analytics Property page in Webmaster Tools (where you associate a Google Analytics web property with a Webmaster Tools site), I see a list of a bunch of properties with weird ...
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Track a Goal conversion in Google Analytics for filling in a contact form when the URL stays the same

If a contact form's URL stays the same after submitting the form, how can I track goal conversions in Google Analytics for filling in the form? Normally I would add the confirmation page's URL into ...
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Using Analytics and URL forwarding to count conversion rate in emails

Google analytics offers the nice feature of letting one know, where a user is coming from. We are currently sending out emails containing links to our website and I would like to know how many ...
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Is it possible to A/B test javascript-generated element variation using GA Experiments and GA Events?

I'm trying to do A/B testing using Google Experiments on a javascript-generated variation elements. In simpler example, I'm trying to create a button using javascript that has different colors The ...
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Google Analytics Social Tracking implementation. Is Google's example correct?

The current Google Analytics help page on Social tracking (developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/gaTrackingSocial?hl=es-419) links to this page with an example of the ...
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Google Analytics: Multiple domain, One tracking ID, one email report [closed]

I created a new Tracking ID for 10 Drupal sites. However, why all 10 sites reports are the same in my Google Analytics? update: added additional information Here are 10 sites info I got Drupal ...
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Why Wikipedia doesn't appear as a referral in Google Analytics' Traffic sources?

One of my clients has a website and got not spammy backlinks in a Wikipedia article. When I test it for SEO purposes with Google Analytics (from different IPs), apparently there is no referral ...
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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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Who is videsktop in my GA stats?

I am looking at the traffic on my site via GA and there is one entry at the top of my list called "videsktop". How do I figure out who or what that is? I tried clicking on it, but it just takes me ...
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See last visited pages in Google Analytics

Is it possible to see which pages were visited when? I want to see which pages where visited most recently. Can't find a way to see this in Google Analytics.
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Pageviews for iFrame content not matching pageviews for parent page in Google Analytics

I have a page with content hosted in an iFrame, both using the same Google Analytics account ID. When I look at the pages report, the parent page has about 9000 unique views, but the iFrame content ...
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301 redirection removes UTM tags from URLs

A page redirects to another page using a 301 redirect in a .htaccess file. If try to access the page from a URL with UTM tagging after redirection, it removes all UTM tagging. Is this normal ...
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Retroactively view Google Analytics data by application version using a segment [closed]

I understand that filters don't retroactively apply to previous data. I have been learning segments, but I can't seem to figure out how to properly filter my data by the application version. I ...
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How can I view page-views of specific URL's with question mark (?) tags using Google Analytics?

I have a specific issue regarding Google Analytics and its tracking of direct traffic that I'm hoping someone here will be able to help me with. Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you :) The ...
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How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, "Screen Resolution" is a default dimension under Audience > Technology > Browser & OS reports, but pixel density is nowhere to be found. How can I use Google Analytics to ...
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How do you filter out traffic in Universal Analytics from employees on cellphones accessing the company website?

We have employees that access the company website using their smartphones. The smartphones connect with different ip addresses depending on if they are on a wifi access point, the 3G and 4G networks ...
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Sites bandwidth exceeded but no increase in traffic?

One of my clients sites has exceeded its 6000mb monthly bandwidth quota. I checked Analytics and the site has not had an unreasonable amount of visitors (only 700 in the last month). The site has no ...