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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 ...
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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Force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status?

Is there a way to force Google Analytics to re-check tracking code status? I've just installed the tracking code, but I want Google Analytics to verify whether I installed the code correctly. Google ...
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Google Analytics exclude filter not recognizing multiple patterns

I'm trying to exclude my top-level page and certain section pages from a custom report using the exclude filter. It works for a single pattern (i.e. \news), but when I try multiple patterns separated ...
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What keyword is driving traffic to a PDF

Is it possible to figure out what keywords are driving a traffic to a particular page? Our's for instance is a PDF file that is not being tracked by GA.
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Incorrect Titles, Descriptions and Redirects in Google [duplicate]

I'm at a loss for why Google is indexing my site incorrectly. I just uploaded a new version of the site last night and "fetched as google" last night as well. Also uploaded sitemap. ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

Internet Explorer has a non-standard P3P privacy policy implementation (what a surprise). This prevents cookies from being loaded in iframes. Google Tag Manager uses an iframe. Does this cause ...
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Google Analytics + CloudFlare User Signup Tracking

We use GA (Google Analytics) via CloudFlare, this works by CloudFlare injecting the GA code into the page dynamically. All we have at the moment is an email sign up page. http://www.hull-coin.org In ...
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Google Analytics custom reports: do I need to check for malware?

I need some information from Google Analytics (for example: graphing users' geographical origin through time) that I could not find in my Analytics existing page. I was pointed to the Analytics ...
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Measuring visitors that return to view an item after saving it

I have a mobile app with Google analytics where people can favorite certain items (this is an event). I would like to measure the number of times people return to view the item (this is a screen ...
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Does loading Google Analytics from external .js file prevent spam referrers?

I was thinking of loading Google Analytics from external file. My question is: Can it prevent spam referrer bots? I was tired of adding new spam bots from Analytics filters or these bots programmed ...
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Keep referrers for ecommerce tracking in mixed HTTP and HTTPS environment

I use Google Analytics ecommerce:addTransaction to track the revenue after an acquisition. This works without problems, when my site uses HTTP only. But since I redirect the client to a SSL page ...
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How actually google count bounce rate? and specifically for my site scenario

I am running one job portal. We are adding lots of jobs in our site and allow job seekers to apply for job within our site and do all rest process. But In last week we have done collaboration with ...
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Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?

So Google uses cookies when performing its usual duties of tracking users on a website. That is just it though; Google are setting the cookies and not your website as such. This is by virtue of the ...
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Track sales using UTM params

I have a requirement to track visits to sales conversion using UTM parameters, here is the scenario: Client will post multiple advertisement on several platform (newsletter, facebook, twitter etc), ...
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Advanced GA Filter - What does it do?

I've inherited a website's analytics set up - and there are several filters as in the example below. I'm trying to figure out what they do - but a regex noob.
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How are new sessions calculated on a mobile WAP website?

On a 2G phone connection while surfing the mobile website if a user receives a call, what happens to the page session? Does the session continue or is it considered to be the new session?
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Chinese site: Google Analytics “Tracking Not Installed” issue

We have Chinese site "site.cn" which is hosted in Hong Kong and have Chinese cCTLD domain .cn. There is Universal Analytics tracking code installed. It is installed correctly, but there is the status ...
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Analytics - Where do my drop offs go?

I have a website set up with Google Analytics (through the Wordpress plugin "Google Analytics for WordPress" by Yoast). When I check out the visitors flow in Google Analytics, it shows something like ...
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Google Analytics real-time tracking inaccurate?

I have a website that has had a decent spike in popularity. It's a real-time multiplayer game, and on average I have around 100 users at once. You can see this if you total all of the first numbers in ...
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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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How to remove Analytics' DoubleClick (for demographic data)?

Over a week ago I enabled demographic reports in Google Analytics. A day later, I changed my mind and disabled this feature in my Analytics property. However, analytics.js today still makes two ...
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Can't create a new filter in Google Analytics

I'd like to add a filter to my Google Analytics data. On the administration page for a property, I click on Filters but get a blank view with the message: There is no data for this view. Which ...
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Google Analytics claims a conversion rate of 100%, which makes no sense

I wanted to see how many people were going from my company's website, CarouselApps.com to one of my products' website, Screensaver.Ninja, so in Google Analytics I created a conversion goal in ...
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Huge drop [50%] in traffic after HTTPS move

Currently look after 3 websites. I changed one of them to be HTTPS as it's ecommerce, however have seen a huge drop in organic traffic since this was implemented. Went from around 800 impressions to ...
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How much does google know about me if I visit a website with Analytics?

If I visit a website that contains Google Analytics, information about my visit is sent to Google, which is used to provide the website's owner with demographic and other statistics about his/her site ...
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Google Analytics - Problem with custom variable - Data look not precise

I use a custom variable to store the username of who is visiting my site. So I access the custom variable report to list all the values of a custom variable, and have a look at the whole list of ...
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Why is this URL showing up in my Google Analytics report?

Why is this URL showing up in my Google Analytics report? site3.free-floating-buttons.com I'm seeing that in my Google Analytics report for a very low traffic website. I wonder if it is a marketer ...
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Google Analytics report time on page zero with bounce rate NOT being 100%

How is it possible that Google Analytics reports on a site is approximately 70 users, all of them have ghost referrals, time on page is zero but bounce rate is 70%? Wouldn't be more reasonable that ...
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LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
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Block spam from Google Analytics Measurement Protocol for Mobile Application

I'm not sure if this is quite the right place to post this, but it seemed the most appropriate! I'm using Google Analytics to track metrics from a mobile app using the Measurement Protocol, however ...
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Google Analytics: How to track when visitors order a brochure?

I implemented Google Analytics on every page of one of my companies website, and on one page there is a simple form to order a free brochure. The main goal of the site is to have my visitors who are ...
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Why do the majority of my Google Analytics referrals show up as “ad.doubleclick.net”?

We do not advertise on Google's network. The URLs of the referring pages in GA resemble those used to serve ads on my own page. What could be going on here?
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ROI Web Analytics from a paper ad?

We live in a not real tech-savy town here, people have cellphones but don't appear to use social media much. In order to advertise we decided to put up flyers with pull tabs containing contact ...
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How can I change the Google Analytics timezone?

All howto's I was able to find in the Internet is slightly (or even not slightly) different from the things I see in my real account. This things is also applicable to the official Google help pages ...
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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 compare visitors of 2 different html pages on same domain

Sorry for the weird title but I didn't really know how to put it. What I want is a graph on Analytics that shows me how many people per day visited which site but I can't really find any option for ...
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Do I need to pass my website URL in Google Analytics?

I have just noticed that google analytic is providing analytic code with following parameter : ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXXX-X', 'auto'); But in some sites I have noticed like : ga('create', ...
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Why does Analytics say “no data available”?

Anyone know why No data is available from the last five months? I didn't change anything on my site. Thanks a million Ascanio
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GA: IE11 server response time is 0ms for a large segment of collected data

My employer uses google analytics to analyze the data/traffic on our intranet. One of our monthly reports is on server response time (as collected by google analytics). However in March/April last ...
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How can I see the traffic on my app when looking at a event (two metrics on same graph)?

I would like to see the conversion rate for a given event in the Behavior/Events dashboard: https://www.google.com/analytics/web/?hl=en#report/app-content-event-overview What I mean is that I would ...
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Google Analytics: Avoiding Dupe E-Commerce Transactions in Multiple Visits to Thank-You

I'm trying to set up e-commerce tracking by adding addTransaction and addItem snippets to the thank-you page. The app design allows registered users to access the thank you page after their purchase ...
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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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Cross domain auto linking with forms doesn't work

we have an e-shop with 3rd party shopping cart integrated. We'd like to keep original referral for conversion that happens on 3rd party cart domain. GA code in e-shop: <script ...
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How to use Google Analytics as an affiliate to track sales data

As an affiliate, how can we get more information on sales? It looks like the goals feature in GA is for those who have control over the receipt page. But we are sending users away using an affiliate ...
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What is the correlation between Drop Off, Exits, and Bounces?

I am running through my analytics and noticed that my drop off in the behavior chart is always 100%. Which does not necessarily surprise me except neither bounce rate, or % Exits are 100%. I ...