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Event tracking for Vimeo in Google Tag Manager

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get this to work to no avail so thought I might see if anyone else has faced the same problem. I've been trying to setup event tracking to track ...
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How not to use Google Analytics cookies on Blogger?

I just noticed of a blog powered by Blogger which doesn't store any cookie, and therefore, doesn't need to show the annoying cookie popup. Checking Blogger options, I don't see anywhere where to get ...
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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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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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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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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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In Google Search Console, what is “Update” on Search Traffic?

Under Google Search Console -> Search Traffic -> Search Analytics, I see an "Update" as in the screenshot. Does it mean that there was an algorithm update from Google on this date?
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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 ...
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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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Single or multiprofile implementation of Google analytics for a webview app and website?

I have Googled around quite a bit, but didn't find any good resources to figure out the best way to implement Google analytics to track web application which has webview based mobile apps in addition ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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Google Analytics: Why don't “Mobile” and “Not Mobile” Segments add up?

I have two segments based on the radio button in the segment: Mobile Not Mobile. Why don’t they add up to 100%?
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Is there a time delay before Google Adsense ads are shown when you first put the ad code on a new website?

I have recently created a new website and have added a Google ad in the header area and also Google Analytics. However on the website the ad space just adds some padding rather than showing the ...
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How does Google Analytics define “new users”?

I've created custom report to track some params of new visitors from Google organic search. When I choose "landing page", the report returns pages like /orders/ or /order?id=xxxxx etc. The reality is ...
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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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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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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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Google Analytics vs Zopim stats are different

On my website I run Google Analytics and I also run Zopim. Zopim is providing very different figures than Google (more hits). Which one should I believe? Why would there be a difference?
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Should I rely on Google Analytics or Alexa for stats about what countries visitors to my site come from?

I wanted to know some demographics about my website and I look at Alexa.com/siteinfo/koolbusiness.com which reports about 50% of the traffic is from India. But when I look with google analytics, 75% ...
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what is the difference between ALEXA and google-analytics

this may sound kinda crazy.does anyone really know the difference between ALEXA and google analytics.and if it is recommended to use both in website
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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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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301 redirection removes UTM tags from URLs

A page redirects to another page using a 301 redirect in a .htaccess file. If try to access the page from a URL with UTM tagging after redirection, it removes all UTM tagging. Is this normal ...
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How does duplicate Google Analytics tracking code affect a site?

I have a site where I can see that the tracking code has been added twice (once in the Drupal GA module, and once added manually in the template file). Both scripts are pointing to the exact same ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I'm using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links / banners. Recently I have noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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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 ...
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What might interfere with Google Analytics pageview tracking?

I'm using Google Analytics to send and track a registration goal, based on a custom pageview. Basically, every time a user registers and gets redirected to dashboard, I trigger a custom pageview ...
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Seeking a basic Google Analytics dashboard

I'm using Google Analytics and it's proving to be incredibly unwieldy for my basic needs. The only metrics I want displayed are "Recent Pageloads" formatted like so: Data | Time | System | Location | ...
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Question about segmenting sessions within Google Analytics

I work for a company that has a front facing business site that we use for marketing. We also have a login page that allows for our users/clients to log into the tools. There was a segment set up that ...
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Getting page views by page category

I am trying to create a report that tells me which location pages on my website get the most page views using Google Analytics. Basically everything under locations, I want the data from. ex) ...
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AdSense info only partially shown on Analytics - setDomainName()?

A long while ago we've linked our AdSense and Analytics accounts but haven't used AdSense in some years. Now we've started an AdSense campaign but trying to view it on Analytics only shows a fragment ...
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Google Analytics report showing visits per month for a set of urls

I need to create an analytics report which shows the number of visits per page across a selection of months. For example: Page | Month | Visits Page A | January | 10,000 Page A | February | ...
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Track visitors who come back to an application from email verification links

I have an app, which uses an email verification process on signup. After user's input is validated, the app sends out a link to user's email asking to confirm their address. Is there a way to create ...
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What do you have to be careful about when migrating a UA account to the same URL but a new website?

Off the top of my head I can think of: 301 Redirects (some pages are the same pages, but they might have a different URL) Should I use a new UA account and import the data into it, or use the same ...
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Right method for filtering bots on Google Analytics

More often than not, when I check the traffic source on my google analytics page, I find some malicious referrals to my website. Some examples: site4.free-floating-buttons.com / referral ...
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Google Analytics - Redundant host name

I am an absolute rookie at google analytics and would really appreciate some help. I got a notification Redundant Hostnames Property xxxxxxx.com.au is receiving data from redundant hostnames. So I ...
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How is the number of unique user larger than users?

I am using google analytics campaign tracking with my android app, i don't understand how unique users (user who download the app just one time) is larger than users (new users and returning users) . ...
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How does Google use analytics which uses first party cookies to show relevant ads on third party sites?

I know that Google is collecting much information with Analytics. Analytics uses first-party cookies, so Google shouldn't be able to recognize a person on different websites. How is the ...
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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Should Google Maps and Apple Maps businesses be registered with the owner's account?

It is OK to register businesses at Google Maps or Apple Maps platforms with the owner account? I want to manage some customers' businesses with the reviews, ads, analytics and Disqus data, but I'm not ...
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Google Analytics custom dimension “hit” level scope affecting bounce rate when used?

I have setup a "hit" level scope custom dimension with the goal of tracking device orientation. My end goal is to be able to compare bounce rate, time on page, conversion rate, etc in each ...
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How to does google analytics show sessions without users?

I set up google analytics campaign tracking in my android app. I don't understand How google shows me that there is one session with zero new users. as you could see in the bellow picture: if there ...
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Use Google Analytics to target different sections of a blog

I have a blog that targets different regions. The Europe region blog has different sections in different local languages such as English, French and German. I wonder how to track and analyze the ...
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Create a CMS plugin that can use the Google Analytics API on any domain name?

I'm making a plugin to a CMS, the plugin is a easy simple view of Google Analytics, with graphs etc. I'm using the Embed API, https://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/embed-api/ But the problem is, that now ...
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Google Analytics is not tracking time on page

I'm using some kind of a server setup that uses Node.js/Express to build a web-application (a collaborative whiteboard). The way I have things setup on my server is this. My user visits this URL: ...
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Google Analytics direct visitor statistics distorted due to domain forwarding

I am forwarding traffic from one domain to another which is hosting a site with Google Analytics. The forwarding is done via the registrar's URL forwarding tools, which allows us to avoid creating an ...
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Goals with multiple events? Also is it possible to identify the event that completed the goal?

I have more than 20 different product logins in my website, which are all outbound. If every login is considered a conversion, the number of goals in Google Analytics are falling short as Google gives ...
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Finding the email/account associated with a Google Analytics “UA-XXXXXX-X” id?

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't for the life of me find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the stats. We ...
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Which Google Account set up the Analytics? [duplicate]

i have a few different web sites w/ Analytics loaded on. One site is not showing up in my analytics reports because i think it was set up by someone else working for me at the time. I know the ...