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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Why Google may decrease PR of a site?

I found that Google decreased PR of my site and wonder why. Except recent submit of my programs to download sites and change of Google Analytics to asynchronous code there were no other changes to ...
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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What are the boundaries of a day in google analytics?

I thought initally it would be the timezone I have configured, however, this does not seem to reflect the true activity. Or is it only the delay of the data analysis that creates this feeling?
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Move a well-indexed website from one framework to another

My company decided to get a new website, while retaining the same domain (e.g., mycompany.com). We are currently using Joomla (still active), and the new website will be a self-hosted WordPress. ...
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Google Analytics: average time 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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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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Normalizing Website Usage to U.S. Standard

My website is largely targeted to US business users. Not surprisingly, the number of visits during the weekdays is much larger than on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, on holidays like July 4 or ...
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Why is the bounce rate high and how do I improve it? [closed]

I recently launched a site for reviews on mobile application games and after a couple weeks of running it I have a really high bounce rate 92%. I was just wondering if anyone could have a look at my ...
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Clarity around Advanced Segment defintion

I am hoping to get some clarity around an advanced segment I created. For context, our website spans multiple domains. For reasons I wont get into, I created an advanced segment that looks for ...
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How do I track multiple domain in Google Analytics?

I have 2 unrelated websites with different content. mydomain1.com mydomain2.com I already have a Google Analytics account for http://mydomain1.com. Now I want to add my second domain ...
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Google is not indexing my entire site despite having a sitemap

I have an e-commerce website www.beyondtime.in. I have been constantly monitoring Googlebot crawling on my website and my webmaster account. Lately, I have found two issues that I have not been able ...
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In Analytics, can I see page view stats broken down by AdWord ad-network websites?

In AdWords, under 'Campaigns->Networks' tab I can see which sites on the Ad-Network generated clicks. I've got auto-tagging enabled. I want to find a report in Analytics that breaks down each of ...
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SEO friendly way of linking/redirecting 2 domains to 1 - shoes example ;)

Suppose I have a shoe shop with website: myshoeshop.com. I generate some traffic, but only 10 visitors per week. I then realize that green shoes are very popular and what everybody searches for. Of ...
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Google Analytics: Enabled 'Track site search results' , where do I see list with search queries

I enabled 'Track site search results' on Google Analytics and put also the queryparameter. Now my question is, where can I simply look at the list that is gathered with all the searches that are done ...
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Posterous instructions for adding Google Analytics do not cover the code snippet to be pasted in the <head>

The Posterous instructions for adding Google Analytics ends with pasting the Google Analytics Domain ID into the settings page. However, the instructions given by Google tell me to paste some ...
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Where are the “dollar index” stats for my content in the new version (V5) of Google Analytics?

I found the "$ index" for each web page to be one of the most useful features in Google Analytics, but I can't use the new version (V5) that was rolled out a few months ago, because that statistic is ...
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How to track specific Referrals with Google Analytics

How do I have to alter a Referral link to my website to specifically track it with Google Analytics? I already discovered the URL Builder but isn't there are shorter way? For example: ...
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How do I have a page depth > 1 on a single page website?

One of my sites is a single page that focuses on getting the user to call a phone number. In GA, I've set up a Goal for when visitors spend more than 1 minute on the site. I realized much later that ...
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Can I make Google Analytics set its cookies on just a subdomain? (I.e. www.domain.com, not domain.com)

I’m using Google Analytics on a site — let’s call it www.domain.com. My Google Analytics website profile is for www.domain.com, and my only report is set up for www.domain.com. Requests to domain.com ...
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How to track subdomains with Google Analytics while having mod_rewrite redirect to a subdomain?

When users come directly to domain.com or www.domain.com, I am redirecting them to shop.domain.com via this .htaccess rewrite: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain.com$ [OR] ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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A/B testing problem Optimizely and Google Analytics with Screen Resolution=(not set)

We've setup an A/B in Optimizely to test a completely new design: http://offerta.se that we're testing against our legacy design: http://offerta.se/?classic=1 Optimizely is setup to redirect 50% ...
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Capturing site search parameters from the URL hash in Google Analytics

We want to capture aggregated, anonymous search query history for analytic purposes to improve our internal search engine performance and metadata practices. I found this article: ...
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Differentiating home root paths for domain and subdomain

I have a web structure with a domain and a subdomain, let's call it example.com and blog.example.com. I want to be able to track both the main domain and it's subdirectory within the same Analytics ...
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Get aggregated view of data for entire website with Google Analytics

I have a website (www.ayrshireminis.com), which has three main sections under different directories, these are: /forum /galleries /contact I would like to have an aggregated view of the data for ...
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Why are there differences in data between Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools?

Why are there differences between Google Analytics And Google Webmaster Tools in external links data? Generally this data do not coincide with each other.
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How to get number of views for a page using Google Analytics

I have a website and for each post that I write (that is a particular page) in my blog, I would like to show the number of views that Google Analytics tracks. How to do this using Analytics API? Or ...
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Shopping Cart URL Structure

In regards to URL structure when it comes to guests and authenticated users, am I able to track traffic associated with both paths, but at the same time track total conversions going through the ...
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A lot of “(direct) / (none)” traffic in Google Analytics

my web site has a lot of "(direct) / (none)" traffic (over 50%) in Google Analytics, but under the "Audience", 100% are new visitors, why is that? I am quite sure most of the Audience should be new ...
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What does “not set” mean Landing Page on Google Analytics

On the page Google Analytic > Content > Site Content > Landing Pages. What does not set as a landing page mean? User's visit on the website must land somewhere, and that landing page must ...
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Show events AND pageviews in Google Analytics

Each page on my site contains a file, and I have Google Analytics set up to track file download events. I would like to see what fraction of users who visit Page X download Page X's file. I can view ...
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Is it possible to change URL structure and to continue to gather Analytics data to the existing posts?

I'm changing my WordPress permalinks from /%category%/%post_id%/ to /%postname%/ Is is possible to make Google Analytics to continue gathering the posts data correspondingly?
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Analytics - how to tell where converted traffic came from?

I must be missing something obvious. I have Analytics set up with conversion tracking (goals), and I had 4 customers complete the goals yesterday. I'm trying to find out where those 4 customers came ...
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What does (not provided) mean in the traffic sources section of google analytics?

I'm looking at Google Analytics for one of our sites, and I noticed that our top Keyword is (not provided). This seems like a special value of some kind, I can't imagine people typing (not provided) ...
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Google Analytics show zero for “Search Engine Optimizations” graph

In Google Analytics new design, there is an area related to the queries and impressions related to your site. You can get there by following Traffic Sources => Search Engine Optimization => Queries. ...
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Does adding google analytics improve google ranking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google Analytics data affect SEO? Does adding the google analytics .js file to a page improve it's google ranking?
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Custom Advanced Segment (based on URL) in Google Analytics not working properly?

Hoping someone can help, I have what seems to be a very basic question regarding Google Analytics and Advanced Segments. I'm working on a University site, and attempting to add a custom segment only ...
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How do I track a goal path over multiple visits?

My sales cycle is measured in weeks. A typical user behavior pattern looks like this: Finds the site via organic, cpc, or referral Browses the content for awhile. Returns a few days later, browses ...
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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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How to make google analytics report on two domains as though they are one site?

We have a main site that Google analytics is currently running fine on (www.ourcompany.com). We have a page that is technically part of the site (same design, etc.) but is hosted on another ...
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Setup Google Analytics's to track image or page views on another site

Scenario Site (A) which I control and have Google Analytics setup on. Site (B) which is controlled by a 3rd party but we are allowed to customise html including images/javascript (e.g. something ...
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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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Facebook referral traffic spike - who shared our post?

My organization's blog got a MAJOR spike in traffic to one blog post yesterday. We can see in our Google Analytics that facebook.com and m.facebook.com were the by far the top referrers. I can't ...
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Can I remove a transaction from Google Analytics a few days later?

So the long story short is there was a bug on a production site [which has since been fixed] that caused a transaction to be logged for ~1000x its actual value. Ideally I'd like to either change the ...
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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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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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How to aggregate events across multiple sites in Google Analytics?

I have several sites that I'm tracking on my Google Analytics account. These sites all have the same events and event actions. I'd like to generate a report for the same event action across all of ...
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301 Redirects in a WordPress site: What will Google Analytics report?

Scenario: user goes to Google and performs a search - one of my old pages shows in the results (a page I have just created a 301 quick redirect for using an app within WordPress) - they click on my ...
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Does the calculation of time on page include the pageview of the exit page?

My question revolves around average time on page and how Google Analytics calculates this metric. I will provide an example to illustrate my question. I viewed 3 pages then exited. page one view ...