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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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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Google Search Console: DNS error

It has been 10 days since I added a new property to Google Webmaster tools. Immediately an error message was displayed: "Severe health issues are found in your property" this has since disappeared by ...
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Huge drop off in Google “indexed” pages after switching to HTTPS, should I switch back to HTTP?

I did a full redesign of my website to make it responsive (bootstrap), added localization, and also switched the whole website to use HTTPS. My website use to default to http://www.domain.com/ 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 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. http://www.example.com/...
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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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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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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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Discrepancies between bounce rate and drop rate in behavior flow

The bounce rate of one of my websites 15%, however when looking at the Behavior Flow section of Google Analytics, it shows a homepage drop off of around 80% Can a visitor be counted as a non-bounce, ...
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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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How can I see Adwords Cost and CPC in Google Analytics custom reports?

Actually I can see under Acquisition=> Acquisition => Campaigns my Adwords Costs and so on. But I do not have these metrics at my custom reports. Is there a way to get them to there too?
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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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Dead URLs from old CMS showing up in SERP. Wordpress not serving 404 when old links are accessed = old URLs won't die

Dead URLs from the previous CMS on this domain is displayed in SERP, most likely due to people still trying to access them through bookmarks or browser history. This traffic is picked up by Google ...
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Making entire site to HTTPS from HTTP - issues to be aware of

I am thinking of moving a website (built on Wordpress) to be run entirely over HTTPS so it is more secure and follows Google's "HTTPS Everywhere" mantra. Can anyone provide some advice on this & ...
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How to exclude Bots from Google Analytics (sudden rise of them in the last weeks)

Since a few weeks, one of my Google Analytics Accounts shows a continued rise of Visitors and Pageimpressions what seams to be bots. They have a Average Session Duration of «<00:00:01» and by now ...
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How to create a GA segment for all users who did not complete an event on the website?

I want to analyze the behavior flow for all the users who did not complete the events I have created using Tag Manager. I am not sure which conditions to use while creating the segment.
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Access Google Analytics without original login credentials

Our Google Analytics administrator has forgotten the login credentials for our account. How can we recover this?
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Google Analytics Goal funnel setup not reporting correct numbers

We have setup a completion goal in Google Analytics, that should match steps based on the beginning of the URL. The setup screenshot: But in the funnel visualization the "Car detail" page is not ...
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Irregulations with Google Analytics Organic Search Sources

Please help me to understand where is the problem with my Organic Search Sources in my Google Analytics reports (OSS). Couple of months ago I've checked my referral traffic for new search engines and ...
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GA ignores tags in utm tagged links

I have a problem with tagged traffic from one social network (odnoklassniki.ru). All links in our latest posts are tagged and shortened by URL shortener of odnoklassniki (shortened link looks like ...
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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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How do I filter traffic from IE7 in Google Analytics?

I would like to filter all traffic from IE7 to our website in Google Analytics. Because of some back-end controls we use for a desktop app, we have an unusually large amount from that browser, even ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to tell what the least busy time of the week is on a website?

I'm needing to do some maintenance on a site, and I'd like to time it for the least busy time of the week. I know how to make a custom report to show what the least busy day is, as well as what the ...
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How to Block Spam Referral Traffic in Google Analytic? [duplicate]

I have noticed so many spam referral traffic on my website on Google Analytic. I have tried to block them with the help of filters but it could not help. I know there is also a way to block it with ...
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How to track site search in Google Analytics including result filtering and number of results returned?

I've been searching for information on how I can expand the internal site search results in Google Analytics. What I want is to link an event of someone filtering a search with what search term they ...
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Google Analytics model comparison tool shows all traffic as direct when it actually came from Facebook and Instagram

We have created a new site and we are doing an Ad Campaign in Facebook Ads. My problem is that when I go to Google Analytics to analyze my traffic with the Model Comparison Tool and I click to First ...
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GA cookie data passed cross-domain from a form submission?

Hello fellow webmasters, So I have successfully set up cross domain tracking using tag manager and getting the unique clientId cookie data to be passed via URL parameter and seeing users convert in a ...
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How can I increase traffic on a website? [duplicate]

Please respond only if you actually increased a website traffic before. No guessings. This is quite complicated I think and getting traffic takes ages organically.
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Social referrer info in google analytics

Is there a way to get more detailed referrer info from Social acquisitions in Google analytics, at the moment all i get is the social networks name ie. Twitter, Facebook etc, but no info the exact ...
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GA funnel tracking using cross-domains and regex

I have been using funnels to track people going from a store page to our thank_you page successfully, these funnels are from one domain and is only step1-->goal. I have become completely stumped ...
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Two GA codes on one site and the data doesn't match

Our company puts a GA tracking code on each of our websites (we build websites for companies and then provide GA tracking for the company). One of our clients also has a GA code they want on their ...
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Google analytics and Alexa rank [duplicate]

I have a question regarding both Google analytics and Alexa rank. I have two websites with Google analytics. The analytics suggests one of the websites gets a lot more traffic then the other and ...
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Temporarily combine Google Analytics segments for reporting

When using segments in Google Analytics reports, they are always applied to the data as an "or" operator to compare (understandably so), but I'm looking for a way to apply them temporarily as an "and"....
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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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Graph that shows bounce rate overlaid with the organic traffic per day in Google Analytics

I'm trying to review the bounce-rate of a site after it's been launched, to do so I'm trying to get a graph that shows the bounce-rate overlaid with with the organic traffic per day in Google ...
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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

I have a landing page with a button that takes the user to a store page which opens in a new tab. This store page is a different domain name than the landing page. I have cross-domain tracking setup ...
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Cross Domain Goal Funnels and unique data?

I've been tasked with setting up cross domain tracking and goal funnels. I maintain several ecommerce sites and we want to set up goal funnels to track where we are most successful. However, these ...
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

So I've been asked to create goal funnels within google analytics which are identical except for the first url in the funnel. For example: Step 1: Sales page #1 / Step 2: Info page / Step 3: Checkout ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics bot filtering turned on by default ? Is there some downside to it?

My sites, like everyone’s nowadays gets allot of referral spam, usually I just ignore it, but recently I've been getting organic traffic spam where they use their website URL as the search phrase. The ...
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Remove spam referals from Google Analytics organic traffic report [duplicate]

I've got some referral spam showing up in my Google Analytics organic traffic. Usually I just ignore it but because it's showing up in my organic traffic and it's pushing up my bounce rate as the ...
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Do I use a different Google Analytics tracking tracking code when I set up the https version of my website in Google Search Console?

I just recently extended my SSL certificate to every page on my website in hopes of gaining some rank. I made sure to add the HTTPS version of the property in my Google search Console and in Analytics....
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Custom dimension in Google Analytics

Is it possible to create a custom dimension in Google Analytics based off a URL part? I have a series of URLs in the format /title/id/xx where I want to group by the id portion. I know I can set up a ...
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Tracking sales in by landing or entry page in Google Analytics

I'm managing an e-commerce website and need to find a way to track sales that come through franchisees without creating a duplicate site for each franchisee. One way I thought I might be able to do ...
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Tracking YouTube Videos [duplicate]

Track you tube videos that are embedded without i frame code. E.g How can i track a you tube with the code :blob:https%3A//www.youtube.com/797f4433-c230-430b-9dbd-5f0eed9c5cc9
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How to enable Google Analytics in uBlock Origin?

I have recently switched from using AdBlock Plus to uBlock Origin Ad blocker in Firefox as it requires less memory (https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/uBlock-vs.-ABP:-efficiency-compared). ...
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Why is Google Analytics displaying a different number of Sessions under the Home tab than the Audience tab?

Why is Google Analytics displaying a different number for Sessions under the Home tab (pictured below on the left) as compared to the Sessions displayed on the overview of the Audience tab (pictured ...
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Google Analytics bounce rate at 83% average sesion duration is 4:38 on one page website

I designed a website for a friends business. I am not any kind of web developer its just a fun hobby so I am not very knowledgeable. I designed the website on the bootstrap framework and it only has ...
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GA not tracking QR code redirect from our website to our Facebook page

We have couple of marketing collateral (cards, envelope, flyer) on which we would like to put a QR code that will direct to our Facebook page. To be able to have accurate tracking, I would like to ...
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Redirect from our website to our Facebook page: QR code GA tracking

We have couple of marketing collateral (cards, envelope, flyer) on which we would like to put a QR code that will direct to our Facebook page. To be able to have accurate tracking, I would like to ...