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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Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us in realtime visitors, why such an enormous discrepancy?

Since years I use in a site both Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us, both Google analytics and whos.amung.us javascripts are inserted in the same pages in the tracked part of the site. In real-time ...
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Removing orders from Google Analytics Ecommerce

I've looked through the Analytics API docs and couldn't any info on removing transactions.. Is it possible to remove single transactions? Or is there any way to tag orders as fraudulent or test ...
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Why drop off in Google impressions?

I'm seeing a severe drop off in Google impressions. See attached screenshot from Google Analytics: I haven't been able to attribute this to any changes on the site. As you can see, this started ...
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Include multiple IP addresses in Google Analytics

I sometimes access my own website from my home/work/girlfriend IP addresses. I'd like to create a filter that includes any of these and nothing else. I thought a custom include filter with a very ...
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Is there a way I can filter traffic by page-type based upon URL structure in Google-Analytics or Google Webmaster Tools?

I have a local business directory site. I'm trying to segment my incoming traffic by page-type such that I can find out what percentage of traffic is going to zip code pages exclusively and what ...
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How does utm_source tracking work in Google Analytics?

If user comes to my website with utm_source in URL e.g. http://example.com/somepage.html?utm_source=affilate after that user visits several page on same website and comes to checkout page. In between ...
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Google Analytics data Missing for 4 days

I used wrong tracking id in my E-commerce tracking code for Google analytics and missed the data for few days. To add that missing data in my account I have written a short script which manually send ...
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Links shown in organic keywords in Google Analytics

While using Google Analytics, I have observed that many a times some URLs of my website are themselves shown as the keywords. I think its very odd that my users would type complete URL in Google ...
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Google Analytics Not tracking data correctly IP-address issue?

I have developed a small site for a client and the site has been placed inside a <iframe> at the clients site. The GA-script I'm using looks like this: <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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Segment subdomains with Google Analytics?

So, when a website has multiple subdomains: www.example.com foo.example.com bar.example.com What is the best way to use Google Analytics to segment the data? I would prefer have access to 'All ...
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Google Analytics: How long does it take users to trigger an event

I implemented Google Analytics event tracking on my currency conversion website. The typical user flow is: User lands on a page about two currencies. User enters an amount to be converted. The site ...
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Demographics and interests reports in Google universal analytics

I have an issue with Google Analytics, can't seem to find a guide how to activate Demographics and Interests reports. I am using the new version of analytics (Universal Analytics) and the script code ...
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How to structure my AdWords campaign for testing and different groups of keywords?

I am starting an AdWords campaigns and I will measure conversion rates using the AdWords conversion tracking pixel. Conversion might be account creation or a concrete sale. As it will be a test ...
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Classic vs universal Google analytics and loss of historical data

I'm keen to use some of the new features in Google Universal Analytics. I have an old site though that I don't want to lose the historical data for. The comparisons with historical data are ...
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How to not monitor traffic on a single page but the rest of the domain is covered?

I am using Google Analytics app from cloudflare which is awesome and they manage it to cover everything even the error pages and I like that but there is one page and one page only that I don't want ...
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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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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...
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Google Analytics recording event based on <a> title attribute

I am declaring: var title = (typeof(el.attr('title')) != 'undefined' ) ? el.attr('title') :""; and then have the following: else if (title.match(/^"Matching Content"\:/i)) { ...
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In Google Analytics, collect the site search query parameter only on a specific page

I've set up site-search for our main Google Analytics profile, which filters GET named "q". While this works nicely, it also collects data from our starting page (which contains a dealer locator which ...
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Google Analytics shows many pages/visit and only a few visits

I'm trying to use page level custom variables but I'm getting weird results. Per each value of the variable, the custom variables report shows only a few visits (1-3), but many pages per visit ...
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Any alternatives to Google's clearPixel.gif 404 not found?

I recently noticed the following Google-related error on our website pages: GET http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/teracent_product_template_V1/clearPixel.gif 404 (Not Found) ...
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Setting Default Page for CodeIgniter Site WordPress in Another Directory

I'm the developer for a website with Analytics already set up and the Default Page is set to index.php. This is because it is built with the PHP Framework CodeIgniter. I'm confused about and have ...
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3rd party site using our Google Analytic tracking code, show can we block it? [duplicate]

A 3rd party has stolen our site and is running it for there own purposes, they have also not bothered to change the Google Analytics tracking code, so there site is now skewing our data, is there a ...
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Unique visitors in real time in Google Analytics

Is there any way to get most recent unique visitors like in Piwik?
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Sub Domain Anaytics Tracking

I have a WordPress multisite with two sites. One at the main domain, and one at a sub-domain. I have Google Analytics running on both sites, and it is turned on to track sub-domains. See ...
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Google Analytics - additem for multiple skus in one call

I have an ecommerce site, when customers complete a transaction we pass the Google analytics calls for _addTrans and _addItem The _addItem call is made individually for each item ordered, so if a ...
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Universal Analytics and no Referral Exclusion List

With new Universal Analytics, every new referral value triggers a new session: How excluding referral traffic affects your data By default, a referral automatically triggers a new session. ...
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Real example of Google Analytics profile

I am going to make a deal with owner of some website, that he will pay me for redirection from my website if it will end with transaction. ASAIK, he should enable e-commerce tracking in his GA ...
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Why will Google Analytics not allow our URL?

In Google Analytics we're trying to add a property for each website of a WordPress multisite network. It works well for all of the sub-site but one. In the Default URL field we used the following: ...
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Google Analytics: recording successful conversion from website ABC.com to XYZ.com

Our website ABC.com lists many events and each event listing has a registration button that links to an externally hosted form on XYZ.com. XYZ.com is controlled by a vendor. Each form (e.g. ...
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Google Analytics Day/Week reports not matching - SUM(DAYS) != WEEK

I'm having a hard time understanding non matching data in Google Analytics. When I view unique visitors, and press the PER DAY resolution, I get a pretty steady picture: Although, if I click the PER ...
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How to implement Google Experiments on dynamic URL with no params?

How do I correctly implement an experiment with Google Experiments in this case? I've tried using relative paths for variations but all links are redirecting me to one of the variations of the ...
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How to set percentages of traffic for each variation in Google Experiments?

Is there the option to manually set percentages of traffic for each variation? How would you do it from the interface?
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Finding the search terms behind 'not provided'

We use Google Analytics to track the vistors to our websites, were currently putting together a big audit of our SEO and one of the things we want to see is what search terms are working for us. ...
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How to stop member login from showing as a bounce

I have a members site and I am looking for a way to stop users who just hits the home page then logs in from showing as bounce in the system? e.g. the user journey is something like. ...
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Google Analytics: How can 'Avg time on page' stat be larger than my 'Avg visit duration' stat? [duplicate]

I've been reading some about the difference between Google Analytics "Avg Visit Duration" statistic and their "Avg Time on Page" statistic. I've found many good answers, among them, this one. ...
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Cross domain tracking with new analytics.js syntax?

I am using Google Analytics and I am trying to set cross domain tracking for my website. I've read Google's cross domain tracking guide, but I am confused as to how to implement it properly. The ...
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Google Analytics scheduled email reports: naming multiple attachments

I have a custom report set up with multiple tabs. When scheduling an email, it seems like you can only have the current "view" added as an attachment (i.e. no option to email the entire report) - so I ...
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Where can I see my visits in Google Analytics?

Google Analytics seems to have changed overnight and I can't see visit counts. I can see pageviews, but not visits. Any ideas?
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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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Google analytics e-commerce tracking

I am having issues with Google Analytics eCommerce tracking. On certain days it the eCommerce tracking is returning a value of $1.00 of revenue which is impossible because it is a hotel booking ...
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Google Analytics: Can I track conversion rates from specific sources?

I'm looking around GA to see if I can find a way to track from specific websites and their progress on our website. I need to know the amount of people finding our marketing material on website A, ...
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Virtual Pageview Goal Funnel Not Tracking Correctly

I have an AJAX form that has three stages: 1. The landing page where a user fills out a form and selects between three question sets and clicks begin assessment 2. The assessment page, where users ...
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Google Analytics Unique Events count discrepancy for dependent events

We have a web page using Google's new analytics.js Event Tracking with the following user flow: User lands on home page User is presented with a visible "Play" button User clicks the Play button, ...
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How to hide “all traffic” when plotting rows in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Compare referrer domains over time in Google Analytics without an “all traffic” line?

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Split testing only for a traffic from a particular country

How to setup up split testing only for the user coming only from a particular country in Google Analytics experiment section? I want to show a different page for all traffic coming from USA and ...
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Google Analytics: how to split traffic from Google search into different Google sites (google.com, google.fr, …)?

As 75% of my traffic are generated by Google search, I am asking myself if there is a way to split this traffic into the different local Google domains as google.com, google.fr, google.be and so one ...
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How to create a Funnel in Google Universal Analytics?

The tutorials all say to do it on the Goals page, but there is no UI for Funnels on the Goals page for me.
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Google Analytics property permissions

I have a Google analytics account that contains 20 properties with only one login to all those properties. I'm trying to give permissions to a client for only one of those properties. How do I give ...