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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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How can I filter the events in Google Analytics using the new calculated metrics feature?

I'm using this formula to get the conversion rate (and yes I know about Goals Conversion rate but they use unique events for that) {{Total Events}} / {{Sessions}} I want to pass a parameter to the ...
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Distinct count of custom dimensions in Google Analytics?

I've set up a custom dimension in Google Analytics and I'd like to plot the count of unique values tracked in this custom dimension per day. Is this possible using the Google Analytics website or do I ...
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How are Google Analytic experiments impacted by filters?

Google Content Experiments allow you to create experiments for A/B testing two pages, which then slowly converge on the "better" page depending how the goals are met. However how is this convergence ...
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Decrease in index URLs,and drop in traffic [duplicate]

A site that I work for has had a drop in traffic over the last few weeks.and also Decrease in INDEXING the no of URL's . However, having had a look in Google Webmaster tools, there has been a big ...
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Discrepancies in Google Analytics user counts

So I have two discrepancies in GA user counts that I am trying to understand. The first is that my user count for a subset of the site's lifetime is greater than the entire sites lifetime. ...
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Google Analytics does not report any keywords with fewer than 5 impressions

I am a webmaster for six websites. I have connected all 5 websites with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Having integrated Google Analytics with Webmaster Tools, I am able to see all ...
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Has anyone figured out a great way to run accurate conversion reporting? [closed]

I don't have a lot of latitude in changing our platform (we are currently using KISSmetrics and Google Analytics) so if someone has a solution on those platforms that would be ideal, but I would like ...
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Building a funnel retroactively in Google Analytics

I have a issue with trying to devise a funnel in Google Analytics. I am not looking to create a goal funnel, as I am looking to do it retroactively on my data so I need to either do the crunching ...
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Are Google Analytics UTM parameters just for landing pages?

I use UTM parameters to know specifics about where people are coming from. From what I can tell, this is really on good for landing pages. If the user does this: landing page >> product ...
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Analytics went to 0 when I switched view to HTTPS

I've had my site and Google Analytics operating on HTTP for years perfectly fine. We recently switched over to HTTPS-only for various and the In-Page Analytics stopped working due to the site being on ...
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View referrals from one part of my site to another in Google Analytics

I have an online shop with a blog structured this way: Shop: example.com Blog: example.com/blog Both index have the same Google Analytic Code (UA). In the blog I write articles about some products ...
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Google Analytics - Is Session Time dependent on measured site to be in the current tab?

Suppose that I enter in a site and, 10 seconds later, I change for another tab that contains another site. 19 minutes and 50 seconds after, I return to the original tab and close that site. Which ...
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In Google Analytics how do you track page stats over a time period when your pages changed URLs?

we recently revamped about 90 pages on our website. MAJOR changes to increase conversions and user retention. We also redirected the pages to better search engine friendly (SEF) URLs. In Google ...
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Google Analytics for custom URL parameters

I want to track the stats for my website with custom GET parameters instead of utm parameters. With UTM the URL gets longer and messy. ...
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Google analytics funnel required steps

I have created a goal in GA which tracks when someone visits the signup page for an application - it works fine. However, in itself that doesn't really help as I want to know if they actually sign up ...
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Get a report of which link of several links to the same other page was pressed in Google Analytics

Is there any way to see via Google Analytics exactly which links were pressed to reach a certain page? For example say I have Page A and from here 200 users are navigating to page B; I would like to ...
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Can you use Google Analytics to figure out which pages got clicks from search engines? (The landing pages report is polluted with other data)

Related to this question How can pages which aren't indexed be reported as landing pages in Google Analytics? I need to be able to find out which pages are being found in the SERPs using Google ...
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Does Google Analytics not track data accurately when reporting the same pages to multiple accounts?

I am reporting my traffic to 2 different Google Analytics accounts. Using Universal Analytics, I am doing something like: ga('create', 'UA-XXXX', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); ga('create', ...
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How does Google Analytics track re-entry into a goal funnel?

How does Google Analytics tracks users? Is each user is tracked as unique user? I have a doubt about a goal flow in Google Analytics. I'm working on an ecommerce site. I set the goal as reach the ...
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Google Analytics Search and Replace filter including request URI parts that have been exluded

I have a search and replace filter that should "roll up" pages underneath different apps. MY URLs have the structure hostname/app-name/page.htm?query App name could be one of several options. My ...
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Why don't dashboard widgets display custom dimension data for dates other than the current day in Google Analytics?

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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Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools on separate sub-domains

I am working on a site which has multiple subdomains to handle localisation. The site is translated into roughly 20 languages all with it's own subdomain, example.com, en.example.com, es.example.com, ...
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Why are people trying to surf to example.com/{{link}}?

I’ve noticed in Google Analytics accessed URLs such as example.com/{{link}}. Is this like an hacking attempt or is there some simple explanation that made some reach such a weird link? Either way, I ...
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How to know if visitors are reading my long-form articles?

I have a website with a couple of long how to's and I would like to know if people are actually reading those articles when they come in from Google. That is, I'd like to learn whether visitors slowly ...
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Google Analytics - Referral Exclusion List Not Working

I'm managing a Google Analytics implementation on a fairly large e-commerce site. We're a big enough site to have multiple subdomains... So, we have: www.ourshop.com www.community.ourshop.com ...
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Google Analytics - How to See More Detailed Browser and OS Info at Same Time?

I know how to see high-level browser, OS, and device info in Google Analytics. And I know how to see detailed info by category (i.e. IE > IE11, IE10, IE9, etc.). But how can I see detailed ...
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Google Analytics - track which page was the source of a conversion

I want to be able to track which one of page A or page B (think: green vs blue background) triggers the most conversions in the end. Imagine 2 flows like the following (with URLs I guess it's ...
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Migrating to Google Universal Analytics

I'm currently using ga.js and I want to upgrade to the universal analytics. Do I need to restate all my old ga calls to do that or is it backwards compatible. The google documentation seems a big ...
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How to keep track of how many hits on a redirect page with Google Analytics

I've written a simple redirect script in PHP that takes a resource ID and then redirects the user to the appropriate page. The main motivation was if all of my links were to break because the service ...
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How to create a goal in Google Analytics with respect to ONLY page traffic by Organic Search (Google)?

I am considering search traffic to be the important aspect of my goal. However, I find no way to add this criteria to consider goal Only and only if the traffic comes by organic search. I also have ...
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time for my website to get content updated with new content.

It has been 2 months after we launched a website with original content. During the first month after the launch, we have edited the content so many times and lastly fixed the required content with ...
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Differences in Core Reporting API metrics due to users metric

When I used the Google Analytics Core Reporting API to make queries to retrieve data from a GA view I saw quite some big changes in metrics such as sessions, transactions and number of newusers in ...
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

I have two sites, a website and a web application. Both the site and the application uses the same Google Analytics tracking code, and I then use filters to show data for the site and the app. I am ...
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How can pages which aren't indexed be reported as landing pages in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics I have thousands of landing pages reported, however on checking some of them they aren't indexed in Google, this is expected as the have robots NOINDEX tag in the source code. So ...
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Does “Service Provider” dimension correspond to “ISP Organization” filter in Analytics?

I'm trying to create a filter based on "Service Provider" dimension (Audience > Technology > Network), but there is no such filter field, only "ISP Organization" (and there is no such dimension in ...
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Google Analytics - customize view as statcounter's “Recent came from”

I recently moved to Analytics and was overwhelmed by the choice. A view I'm missing from Statcounter is the "recent came from", which is a list of recent referral activity and the landing page, as ...
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Can one create a new goal for previous AdWords visitors if they now go to the goal page?

I know you cant create goals retrospectively in Analytics and AdWords. But I have been converting most of my AdWords customers in my showroom, not online through the ecommerce part of the website. I ...
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Limit to events created in Google Analytics

I was wondering if there was a limit to the number of events that can be created on one property of Google Analytics. I'm aware that there's the 500 hits per session limitation for hits(including ...
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What is the proper way to determine revenue by page?

On our site we have some landing pages and some category pages with the same products on them. I want to determine which is more effective by looking at the pageviews and revenue generated for each. ...
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Determine transactions from users who visited a specific page

I'm hoping to confirm my understanding how how segments work in Google Analytics. I've created a segment with only the following Condition: Page - contains - r=hp Will this segment include any ...
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Get geolocation and city name via Google Analytics API

I'd like to extract a the name of the city of a visitor and preferably also the geolocation (latitude + longitude) of those visitors. Is this possible via the Google Analytics API and if so, how?
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How to exclude traffic based on geographical location in Google Analytics

I see a lot of traffic coming from 1 city in a country on which my site is not even focused. I also know it's not a real user, so I want to exclude all traffic coming from that city in my reports, ...
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In Google analytics, how do I see the paths through my site that users took to get to a page?

On my site I'm currently trying to work out the typical paths that users follow within my site in order to get to an end result of a certain page. I have discovered how to use landing page- to see ...
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How can I see a list of Keywords with Goal progress for each?

I have created several goals in Google Analytics and I want to view the keywords we've bid on with the Conversion Rate for each Goal. I've connected GA and Adwords. I can see the Goals but not by ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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Google Analytics/Chrome spying? [closed]

I just got to the bottom of a very weird issue. I noticed when I access certain pages on my website, then looked at my server, it was like I clicked on the page twice, or three times. I could not ...
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How to find the keywords that Google searchers are using to find my site [duplicate]

I have been using Google Analytics for some time and unfortunately it hides the searches that have led users to click into my site. Is there any reliable source where I could check the daily searches ...
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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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With Google Analytics goal tracking how can I have more checkouts than made it to the last step of the funnel?

I have a a Google Analytics goal and funnel questions that I cannot work out. It is for a vehicle rental booking website. I need to work out how to create a funnel that tracks correctly through a ...