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Adding Subdomain on Google Analytics - Filtered view v/s Creating new property

I have a website setup on Google Analytics and am tracking visits there. I recently launched a product and this is a subdomain on my website. I want to track vistors independently on both my main ...
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How to track internal campaigns (without writing any code)?

So, UTMs work really well for tracking external campaigns in Google Analytics. I use UTMs all the time for the sites that I work with. But I'm wondering how to properly track these campaigns easily if ...
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How to track a download with Google Analytics?

I have a download file that is protected with a reCAPTCHA. Is there a way to track the downloads (both attempts and completed) with Google Analytics?
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Is it possible to use Google Analytics to track file downloads?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits since it ...
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Google Analytics: How to track the amount of time a particular user has been on site in total and time per session?

I need to be able to break down how many users have viewed the site in total for different time ranges (to include recurring visits), same for per session. In other words, I'm trying to provide a ...
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Why are my “Event Goals” not tracking under “Funnel Visuaization” in Google Analytics under new “Property”?

I currently have the following "Identical URLs across multiple steps" Goal setup working properly under one of my Properties in Google Analytics. ...
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Filter to show complete URL path in Google Analytics Reports

I have a subdomain on my website and am unable to get some data individually for the main domain and subdomain. For example, both the homepages are counted as one with the "/". I have seen some ...
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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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Can I Track Pop-Up Displays Using Google Analytics Event Tracking [closed]

I'm trying track the number of times a pop-up displays on my site, but can't get it to show as an Event in Google Analytics. I've included this in the pop-up itself: <a ...
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Compare 3 or more date ranges in Google Analytics

Is it possible to compare 3 or more date ranges in Google Analytics? It's obvious how to compare 2 ranges. It would be great to see additional ranges - seeing the data of 6 months overlaid - ...
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A/B Testing A Site Redesign Without Google Penalties

I am redesigning our job board website to be responsive. Rather than just replace the existing site with the responsive site, I want to A/B test the new responsive site alongside the existing site so ...
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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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Why do we need to setup additional conversion tracking code in AdWords if we already trigger conversions in GA code?

A client is using ga('ecommerce: calls throughout their codebase. Conversions show up in Google Analytics under Conversions » Ecommerce, and revenue amounts show up correctly wherever there is a ...
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How to hide affiliate transaction price in Google Analytics Ecommerce tracking JS source code?

I have an affiliate business that serves deals to users. After a deal is clicked, user is redirected to the vendor website where he can complete the transaction. As I also have some revenue from the ...
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Why does my remarketing audience in Google Analytics show 0 eligible audience?

I have defined a new custom audience (my first one) to make available as a remarketing list in my connected AdWords account. I see that my parameters show 1,450 active users that match the conditions ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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Google Analytics - How to track sign ups through events?

I'm tyring to track sign ups as goals, however I have 3 different types of accounts to track so just using the 'registered.html' page as a goal isn't going to do. So therefore I need to use events, ...
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Dynamic grouping of referrals (for PR channels inside GA)

Context: one of our most important channel is PR-blogs. We have a paid but also tons of unpaid. Our PR teams list up these and rate the articles. What I'd like to do is to get these referrals out of ...
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Getting specific stats by page URL

I am sort of new to Google Analytics. I would like to get stats on how many people visit certain state listings for example my URLs are: http://example.com/listing/NY http://example.com/listing/FL ...
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Count clicks to each of two external sites in Google Analytics

My client is a theatre company and they have lists of shows on their site. When the user clicks on a show, they get the option to book a ticket via site X or site Y. They want to know how many ...
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Google Search Console vs. Google Analytics Data Difference

I manage a number of sites for an Agency, and in pretty much all of them I see huge differences in the Search Queries data that you get from Search Console, vs. the integrated one you get in ...
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What is behind Google Analytics shopping process stages?

We have several stages in our shopping process where I do not know what is the exactly meaning of these stages: TRANSACTION NO_PRODUCT_VIEW CHECKOUT_WITH_CART_ADDITION CHECKOUT ALL_VISITS ...
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Why do Reddit advertising clicks data and Google Analytics stats differ so much?

I ran ads on Reddit for a couple of days and as per Reddit ads data I've got 160 clicks. But Google Analytics reports just 25 clicks from Reddit. I've used utm tracking on my Reddit ads url. Why is ...
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Google Analytics Property Settings Default URL for subdomain tracking with analytics.js

My main web site is using www.site.com URL and I have a bunch of subdomains (blog.site.com, docs.site.com) that I want to track as the same Google Analytics property. I use analytics.js which ...
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Does server side GA tracking work alongside client side tracking?

We are currently using a Google Analytics tracking extension for our Magento installations. This extension can send data via curl and ´javascript. Of course they usecid` to identify the user/session. ...
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Get the conversion's first touch source in Google Analytics Universal

I think this solution is not possible when using Google Analytics Universal - I am right? https://www.distilled.net/blog/seo/first-touch-tracking-in-google-analytics/ Are there other ways to get the ...
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Is there a way to Segment all users who come in with a certain query string?

I have partners sending me traffic to example.com/?refcode=PARTNER -- I want to be able to segment these users and see how they interact with my site. Is this something I can setup via the interface ...
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Is it best practice to exclude the pagination query parameter in Google Analytics?

Our site has 4 query parameters on site. They are all for the Blog section and only the pagination parameter can be added to another query parameter: Category Tag Author Pagination parameter ...
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Google Analytics tracking on multi domain environment

We have the following structure of our website: Main site - mainsite.com Contains blog, few products and pricing table etc... Single product sites - myproduct1.com, myproduct2.com Product specific ...
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Has Google stopped offering it's “Weighted” Analytics sorting filter?

I am trying to better evaluate my user's engagement and came across a feature of Google Analytics that I didn't know about, Weighted Sort. This is supposed to sort by bounce rate and also time on ...
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Google Analytics tracking both of my website versions after template migration

GoDaddy migrated my Wordpress template from one website (hosted by HostMonster) to a new website. GoDaddy set up Google Analytics on new website. Old website remains in use. Both use the same ...
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Returning visitors from a campaign

I'm having problems to get stats about returning visitors from campaign. Example: I have placed the following link with http://example.com/page?utm_medium=camp1 on some website. I want to know how ...
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Sudden increased google analytics bounce rate yesterday

Yesterday I noticed sudden increase in google analytics bounce rate. What could be reasons for that, is it possible that there was something wrong on GA side? Before that it was very good for 1 year, ...
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Why does Google Analytics show false referrals?

Ever since Google revamped their Analytics interface I've been noticing a weird "bug" while viewing the "Real-Time" overview area. From this area I can obviously see live stats of visitors to my ...
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Hign traffic but low Alexa Rank

I have a website for more than one year (it's a blog with .com domain). I track my visitors using Google Analytics and I mention that I have an average of 7000 unique visitors/day. The whole year ...
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Tracking an e-commerce conversion with Google Analytics - Analytics.js

I'm running a Rails (Ruby on Rails) app and want to start collecting e-commerce conversion data. I have Google Analytics installed on a local server (development environment), and I am able to see the ...
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Is implementing Data Layer the only way to track revenue in Google Tag Manager?

I've been considering using Google Tag Manager to help upgrade my site to Universal Analytics. However, the main issue is that tracking Revenue and Ecommerce is hugely important, but implementing a ...
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Best tag placement for Analytics.js tracking code?

I am using a webapp for my website which has an option in the settings to add my UA tracking code from google analytics. However, when I view my source, it places the tracking code in the <body> ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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Is there any way I can exclude paid search from channel graphics in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Analytics and also Google Adwords. How can I adjust the graphics view to show traffic from all channels except paid search? I can view each of them alone and sum up the results ...
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Google Analytics not displaying goal conversion

I have created a goal when i click verify it shows conversion rate, but Analytics shows me 0% conversions for the past 7 days. Why is it so..?
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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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Why are there missing sessions in GA shopping behavior analysis?

When I check the shopping behaviour analysis in Google Analytics, I do not understand why there is a decent number of sessions missing. According to Google's support page: The Shopping ...
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Google Analytics is taking too long to update despite events being below 40K per day

We have always had between 200K - 400K events per day reported on GA. This never caused a problem. Our GA updates took place every few minutes. Last month our GA started updating slower and slower, ...
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How do I track search queries with Google Analytics when my search engine uses a hash for the query?

My company's search engine generates a hash/pound sign (#) instead of a question mark for search queries: Search.htm#search- followed by exactly the user's input string. ...
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Track servers from different GEO locations using Analytics

I have one web site which have main domain let's say example.com. The same web site hosted on three web servers in different data-centers across globe - USA, Europe and Asia. The web site and Google ...
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When should a company hire an Adwords specialist?

I am working for a quite large fashion label that went online with its new online shops a few months ago. Actually we have the Google Analytics and shop development inhouse, but the Adwords campaigns ...
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Google Analytics share custom report data

I have set up simple report (flat table). Now I need to share it with the client, so he is able to see fresh data. What is the best approach? Create a custom view?
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Implications of using same Google Analytics for desktop site, mobile site, and native apps

I'm running an e-commerce site, let's say in www.example.com. I'm planning to create a mobile optimized site m.example.com and both Android and iOS app. I'm planning to track all of them using a ...