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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Why is GA Experiment crushing my whole report?

Until yesterday, we had a clean reporting of our content urls that looked like: /men/shirts/shirt-with-extended-lines?color=12988 But then we activated an experiment and since then we just see this ...
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Track 301 redirect traffic from domainA to domainB in Google analytics

Ive got domainA which has a 301 redirect setup to redirect traffic from domainA to domainB, Id like to track how much traffic is coming through as a redirect from domainA. How could i track this in ...
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Ignore SEO friendly URL Parameters in Google Analytics (or treat as query string)

I have a site structured as such www.example.com/en-us/index.html www.example.com/es-es/index.html Although I have canonical links set up and google is indexing them correctly, google analytics ...
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Total session count changes in Social Networks (Facebook) when adding a secondary dimension

In the acquisition > channels report I select social and use a custom filter "facebook" to identify referalls from FB, like so: If I add source / medium as a secondary dimension the total number of ...
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Where do I find missing query string paramters for Google Analytics in Chrome Dev Tools?

I can't find standard Google Analytics paramters in the query string of the collect image that sends the param-value-pairs to my Google Analytics account. In the network tab of Chrome Dev Tools I ...
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Google analytics custom referal codes

We target is to view conversion reports based on traffic source, but google analytics show me only macro sources of traffic - like Facebook, Youtube, direct and so on. But i need more details. I give ...
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Google Analytics custom report that shows more users than sessions

Can anyone give me an example where the users count will be greater than the number of sessions? https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2934985?hl=en As per Google’s explanation I am pasting ...
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does google webmaster track clicks on deeplinks or best way to capture deeplink clicks on seo results

On google search results page on mobile browser. If native application is installed google shows the option of opening the link in app / on broswer. In that scenario, does that click gets captured in ...
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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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Google Analytics not same with my database records

I got a website which will track all the post's visitor view and store each of them in a table with IP address, referrer website and user agent. But I found that in one day I got 100+ rows (pageviews) ...
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Google Tag Manager push event to Google analytics

When I used just Google anylytics I simply pushed event like this: _gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'Category', 'Action', 'Opt Label'); So now I switched to Google Tag Manager. I added new tag Google ...
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What is a confidence threshold of 95,0% in Google Analytics Experiments?

In Google Analytics Experiments you can Set a confidence threshold 95.0% (or 99,0% or 99,5%). The documentation says: Set a confidence threshold: The minimum confidence threshold that must be ...
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Is it possible to track an event without increasing sessions?

We recently added some tracking to our email templates to fire an email -> open event when an email is viewed. This looked like it was working very nicely but we've subsequently realised that it also ...
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How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics?

How to filter dimensions with only more than 1000 sessions in google analytics when looking at reports, using segments or something like that?
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Google Analytics: Count users who had more than X unique pageviews

I have an event fire when a user has opened his 6th page. When I segment by user with the condition 'Unique Pageviews per user > 5', then the number of users it returns is much bigger (3-5 times ...
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Google Analytics Country has more Page Views than Sessions

I have a custom report set in Google Analytics and when I view the metrics via Country, it's telling me the lowest page views didn't have any sessions but a small number of page views. I'm trying to ...
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How do I look at what landing page is bringing me sales on ecommerce?

I'm using shopify so the ecommerce tracking is already set up and working well. Now what I what to know is which landing pages are making how much money and % of people adding to cart. Once I have ...
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Google Analytics Goal Destination Regex

I'm using a destination goal in Google Analytics to capture region specific success pages (like /en/contact-us/thanks.aspx and /de-DE/contact-us/thanks.aspx), but I would also like to set up a goal ...
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Request to join a Google analytics account

Is there a way to as to request someone elses google analytics account, if i dont know who the owner/manager is? or find out who that is via UA-id?
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Adwords Tracking Template URL requires Google Analytics vals?

When setting up an Adwords Tracking Template URL, do I need to include parameters that Google Analytics uses to track Adwords clicks? Or does google handle adding those? For example, if my tracking ...
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Traffic from Google News

I would like to create dashboard for all traffic from Google News. First filter is for referral this is simply (source) -> news.google.com but How I create second filter for organic traffic with ...
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Does Google Analytics track localhost activity?

I want to know if Google Analytics is tracking my localhost activity. We have the below GA tracking script on each page and are developing new features on our local machines. Is Google tracking our ...
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Is GA wrongly tracking oAuth signup from Facebook and Google?

We have Facebook and Google sign-up on our site, which both create new sessions when the user is redirected for oauth. In GA, I understand (having read many other questions and responses) that this ...
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Google Analytics: Source/Medium reports decoding

I have recently inherited responsibility for an old site and its GA profile. When looking at the Source/Medium I can see the regular referrals such as Twitter and Google. But there are some ...
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Display Advertising Attribution

Right now, we're currently running display ads through Google AdWords simultaneously with our traditional search campaigns. In Google Analytics, we can see paths to conversion that include display ...
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Best way to analyse url paramaters for a single page within Google Analytics?

I'm trying to study real world usage of a search page in a website. The search results page use URL parameters for its settings. The parameters are very simple and straight forward, for example: ...
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Google Analytics: report on IP subnet

I am interested in knowing what percentage of my traffic comes from within the company. My company has its own subnet. I'm not interested in excluding them, rather I want to compare their traffic to ...
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Can GA record PV before a GTM tag is published?

A client came to me asking why their site has such low PV---in the range of 2 per day. On examination I found out they are implementing Universal Analytics through GTM. Upon checking their GTM ...
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Adding Segment (Contains: Page) reduces figures for other Segments

I am digging into why a Segment is showing numbers that are so low. At our organisation we have permanent iPads set up which have their own landing page on our website (index.html?cafe=1).* If I ...
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Track number of pageviews and duration after user hits specific URL

I am looking to track the number of pageviews and the session duration after a user goes to a search page. Is there a way to do this in GA or would have to setup an event in tag manager? This would ...
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How to track product list impressions/clicks and related sales?

We have products in several different categories in our Magento shop. And with enhanced ecommerce tracking we want track the product list performance. I used this Google dev docs. Eg.: Product is in ...
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“Publish date” custom variable in Google Analytics, how to search between two dates?

We have the two custom variables on our WordPress site: _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 1, 'pubDate', 'June 6, 2014']); _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 2, 'author', 'Sam']); The first variable is the date ...
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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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How does Google Analytics know the sex, age, interests of visitors?

The demographics pane displays stats based on sex, age and interests. How did it learn this private information?
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custom goals in google analytics with exceptions

Im trying to setup a goal in google analytics that will track the following : any visit to the /contact page would be classed as a goal any visit to the /contact page, but if a user clicks a ...
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How can I get keyword that lead to my website? [duplicate]

Is there a way to get keywords that searched in google and lead to visit my website using code. Like if a visitor entered keywords in google search and google display my website and visitor click on ...
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How does google calculate bounce rate in relation to SERP ranking?

Google uses Bounce Rate as an indicator of whether users find a site useful and thus bumps these sites up the ranking. How does Google calculate the Bounce Rate? Is it by : Bounce Rate as stated ...
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How to calculate unique number of events, one event per user in Google Analytics?

We have an event which fires every time user initiates a download. How is it possible to calculate number of downloads occurred let's say this month & calculate only 1 download per 1 user? If to ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

We want implement a new filter in our shop for product lists. Our customers can filter for price, size and color. As soon as the customer sets a filter, the product list will get filtered. We would ...
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Google analytics finding most popular pages

I have a couple domains under one GA account. I have a set of pages setup like: domain1.com/listing/{UNIQUE ID} domain2.com/listing/{UNIQUE ID} Unique ID is a dynamic listing id. How can I run a ...
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How to prevent random referrals to my website in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

When I look at my Google Analytics dashboard, I see most referrals from a website called rank-checker.online which highly skews up my data. There are other such websites, get-rick-quick, free-social ...
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Google Analytics grouping by screen width

I have ton of results with screen size something like: 933x621 934x650 930x600 420x350 422x515 425x610 etc... All of them have some visits. Is it posible, and how, to group all this results in ...
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Google Analytics view with no filters shows fewer real-time visitors than a view with filters

I just finished the Google Analytics courses, and the company I work for wants me to be in charge of supervising our clients' reports, since no one's doing it at the time. We have had the accounts ...
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Google analytics: UserId and e-commerce correlation

I have a user in google analytics with a couple of custom dimensions set. This user also have a userId (uid) set in google analytics. Now I'm sending an Ecommerce transaction setting this very userId ...
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Analytics shows less pageviews than adsense

I have been getting this for some time now In my adsense performance reports i see that for a particular day in the past say 31 march 2016 i got about 1400+ page views. The page views on the same ...
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Google Analytics - Goal - refreshing the final page means another goal hit?

I have a Goal set up with four steps and a destination, and Step1 is Required? YES. If I go through the journey I register and goal hit once I get to the final page. However if I hit the browser's ...
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Google Analytics Report for referring URL or next page [duplicate]

Sounds like a simple report, but can someone guide me on how to set up a report where it shows a specific URL and from what previous page or referring URL brought them to the specific URL? For ...
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Get IP source of (direct) / (none) traffic

How can I list the sources of (direct) / (none) traffic? There are multiple reasons for (direct) / (none) traffic as already discussed here. My site has agencies accessing it for development and ...
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Set a default segment for Google Analytics

I set up a segment that contains the data that my colleagues and I will want to be looking at 90% of the time. The All sessions segment contains superfluous data that we will generally not be ...
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How to index milions of dynamic pages in google? [duplicate]

I have a website which urls are something like: http://mysite/Code/12345678910 This "Code" i get from a table wich has something about 40 millions rows, each one with a different "Code". I would ...