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Why are 20% of keywords still provided when Google is using HTTPS across the board?

Most of the searches that appear in my analytics are "not provided" because Google has encrypted their all searches. However, if all search results are now encrypted with HTTPS protocol then how is ...
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Tracking subdomains in the same profile as the main domain

I have a site, let's call it http://www.example.com with a non-universal Google analytics account. Now we have to add new functionalities in a subdomain like https://subdomain.example.com as a micro ...
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Are my Google Analytics ( 2 domains 1 site) duplicated or unique?

We have recently built a new website with a new domain to replace an old website, and on the advice of our IT guys and web dev team have pointed both oldaddress.com's & newaddress.com's a records ...
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How to get detailed info about conversions with Google Analytics

I have a single target page on my site, the "Thank You for Signup" page. I would like to answere simple questions about people who visited this page: For each access where it came from? AdWords ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I plot an overtime line chart of the percentage of visitors from mobile devices out of total number of visitors?

how can I plot this metric? Note that I want to see a graph of the percentage of mobile devices visitors out of the total number of visitors, but without also displaying the total number of visitors ...
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Finding Google Analytics parent account of a tracking code

I have a Google Analytics tracking code for a website and I can't find which account it is on. Is there any way of finding which Google account the tracking code belongs to? I am guessing it is ...
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Google Analytics - Do I track an info popup as pageview or event

I have some popups on my page that provide that can be opened by the user to get more information. Should I track them as page view or as events? Whats the right way to go here?
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How can I see in Google Analytics where my users came from?

I am using Google Analitics and struggling to find where my users came from. I can see demographics (country / city) information, but struggling to find what site have they came from. I found this ...
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Why does my funnel look like that?

I've set up a goal with a funnel on Google Universal Analytics. The funnel starts at one domain and the second step is in another domain. I'm using linker to pass the client id to the new domain. The ...
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Real-time analytics always shows 100% new

Real-time Google Analytics used to show new vs. returning visitors by default but then they switched to Desktop vs. Mobile. I've now setup a custom dashboard based on #3 found here. However, this ...
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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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What is the best strategy for tracking USER ID on a website without login system?

Considering a brand new feature of USER ID in Google Universal Analytics I’m wondering what is the best model to track the full customer journey for a company which sells software products and has no ...
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Determining conversion rate if users land on specific pages

I'm trying to figure out the value of specific pages by finding out if they are more or less likely to convert if they hit certain pages. For example: I want to know if they are more likely to ...
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Google Experiment with multi step shopping cart

I am attempting to run an experiment that tests an alternate checkout UI. For the experiment, I use the URL of the original checkout and the URL of the alternate checkout as a variation. Google ...
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Google Analytics: View for Affiliates: How to include only one brand in E-commerce module?

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with E-commerce Item Name would result in the same report as filtering ...
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When to use page level versus session level custom variables

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
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Google Analytics event based goal conversion rate

I use Google Universal Analytics and track many events on my website. I have defined an event based goal, based on the 'user signed in' event. When looking at the reports, I figured that the goal ...
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How do I track where a conversion 'came from'?

I want to advertise on Google Adwords AND Linked-In. However I want to know which is more successful at getting a conversion. I'm not really sure how to set things up so that I can do this? I have ...
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Is there a way to customize the date range in Google Analytics and save that as my preference? [duplicate]

Whenever I open my Google Analytics account, it shows me a default date range (last one month). But I am not interested in this range and I always change it to display the last 3 days. Just to ...
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Google Analytics click event tracker not working in Google Tag Manager

I have implemented Google Analytics (GA) event tracking in Google Tag Manager (GTM) following these instructions: http://cutroni.com/blog/2013/10/07/auto-event-tracking-with-google-tag-manager/ My ...
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How to track Google Analytics from a specific page on my website

I have a website that has a sign up form and login form (besides other pages, obviously). The sign up flow for goes as this: Landing page > SignUp Form > Thank you Page (Button click) > Login Page I ...
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Site too large to officially use Google Analytics?

We just got this email from the Google Analytics team: We love that you love our product and use it as much as you do. We have observed however, that a website you are tracking with Google ...
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Tracking clicks to my site from a link in an email (normal email, not a newsletter) using Google Analytics

We sometimes send out links to one part of our site that is password protected, at the moment what we are doing to check if the recipient clicks on it, is to not give them the password and when they ...
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Google Analytics Custom Report - How to restric to a specfic URL?

Is there a way to create a custom report that will show traffic to a specific URL of your site?
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Google analytics web data vastly different than the core reporting API data

I am trying to pull the exact same data i am seeing in my dashboard via the core reporting API for Google Analytics. However I just dont seem to understand why the data can be so different even for ...
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Tracking Keyword user used to get to website

Is there a way we can add the ability to track what keywords the user has used to end up on our website? i.e. If they type in Software into google and our site pops up in the SEO list, when they click ...
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Why are the converted clicks totals different between Locations and Keywords in Google Analytics?

Here is my case: Select a Campaign -> click Keywords -> the total converted clicks (search + display netowrk) equals 3. Click Settings -> click Locations -> the total converted clicks equals 2. ...
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Should I use multiple goals to track conversions of multiple versions of home page?

I have a WordPress site. I have created 4 different versions of the home page, and created a Google experiment to equally distribute traffic between the 5 pages (including the original home page). I ...
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Organizing google Analytics accounts

It seems that when logged in to Google Analytics, you can create "Accounts", as well as "Profiles". Websites can be tracked under each of these. If you are wanting to track multiple websites, some ...
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How to make sense of analytics data? [closed]

Are there any good resources out there for learning how to use analytics data? I'd like to learn how to take the data and apply it practically to my site in order to make it a better experience for ...
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Google Analytics Destination Goal

Is it possible to track how long does it take for a user to reach their goal via Destination Goal in Google Analytics? Something similar to checkout process, google starts tracking from when the ...
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How do I build a custom report of referral traffic for a set of domains in google analytics?

I am building links for my client's website and need to make a custom report in google analytics to show traffic only of the links i build. I have tried the following: Set up custom report Define ...
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Analytics: CloudFlare vs Google - What discrepancy is too big?

Been using CloudFlare for one of our sites for about a week now, and CloudFlare reports 450% more real visitor page views than Google Analytics (so that's not bots or blocked threats). I understand ...
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How to use Google Analytics to get a histogram or distribution for time on page?

Google Analytics provides a fairly comprehensive breakdown for session duration under Audience > Behavior > Engagement: But I'm having trouble finding a similar GA view or other means of pulling ...
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Google Anlytics - User Type Tracking

just a question about a custom dashboard in GA. I'd like to to monitor only help/faq pages in my site. I've created a dashboard that filter only the pages I need vs Unique Page views, but I want a ...
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Referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net . I don't have adwords running

I am seeing referrals from googleads.g.doubleclick.net in Google Analytics reports off late. They are very sparse but it's there. I am confused as I understand this may be referral from AdWords but I ...
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Avoiding Personally Identifiable Information in Custom Variables in Google Analytics

We are currently logging the type of user via custom variables. The types are to do with the level of service they have - gold, silver or bronze or just a regular non-logged in user. Ideally what we ...
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Allow a third party to access my Google Analytic account

As a webmaster I have my Google account which contains all of the Google Analytics used by the various sites I manage. My question is can I give a third party (the site owner) access to one of the ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I determine the value of a page if no goals or revenue have been determined?

I have 4 years of data in Analytics with over 20 million pageviews for the entire site. No goals have ever been set up, and while the site is an ecommerce site, no ecommerce features in Google ...
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How do I see the websites that users are coming from?

I'm certain that at one point I was able to look at a breakdown of inbound URLs. Now I can't find it anywhere! It seems like this would be a common use of GA, but I couldn't find instructions for ...
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Option for Integrating Google Webmaster into Analytics is Missing

I have been asked to integrate Google Webmaster with Google Analytics. I have been looking up tutorials but to no avail. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1120006?hl=en The above says to ...
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Google Analytics Funnel With Steps for Google, Facebook or Twitter Login

I have a goal in my site for users to download some content, but they need to be logged in. So, if they are not the system prompts them to either login or register. For both these actions they can ...
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Recording custom variables to identify individual users with Google Analytics

I have been asked by our marketing department to add Google Analytics custom variable tracking to my company's website. As the website uses server side includes, modifications to the tracking tag roll ...
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Why would a page appear in Google Analytics with 0 pageviews?

Our google analytics site shows pages speeds (i.e. /User/1020120) with specific dates (19 March, 20 seconds to load the page). But the Page Views column is always 0 for those pages. How can the ...
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80% of Website Traffic coming from Just one Town in USA - Strange?

For the last month, 80% of my total traffic was coming from just one Town in the USA. Here are the attributes: It is one of the richest towns in California in USA which defies logic since I run a ...
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What does it mean when Google Analytics says that a bug causes doubled visit counts that are automatically corrected?

When I logged into Google Analytic's account, I have set out this warning Google Analytic's says: Universal properties created prior to December 2013 may temporarily report doubled Visits counts ...
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Display custom dimension and events in Google Analytics Dashboard

I currently send events to my Google Analytics account with custom dimensions and custom metrics. I use the measurement protocol to send these events. I set a Dashboard with a widget per custom ...
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How to read Google Analytics events data?

My question is about Android application button press tracking, but I believe there is no big difference with button press on the web page, so I ask the question here. I would like to track user ...
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Why does bot traffic have a high (e.g. 100%) bounce rate in GA?

Since bots may request many pages at a time, why do they so often have a 100% bounce rate? It seem unlikely that they would only request one page, then leave for over 30 minutes, then request another ...
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Discrepancy in Google Analytics reports for Audience vs. Page vs. Content Drilldown - Why?

I've been using Analytics for over a year now so I'm familiar with it though I'm haven't mastered it yet. Having said that, I need your help and guidance in regards with a discrepancy I keep running ...