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What does it show on Google Analytics data if someone visits my website from the Facebook app?

As per my Google Analytics data, most people on my website come from: m.facebook.com / referral Are these people coming to the website from the Facebook iOS/Android app or m.facebook.com or both?
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How to specify the OS when using the Google Analytics Measurement Protocol

I'm trying to use the GA measurement protocol to track usage of my app, however there doesn't seem to be a hit you can send in order to specify the OS. I'm therefore assuming (though it's not clear) ...
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How can I get traffic stats for a spreadsheet of URLs?

We are currently trying to look at the traffic to a certain category of pages on our site. The pages number into the 1000s so a manual lookup is not an option. We have managed to get the pages into a ...
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Using Google Analytics how can I track different audience segments viewing the same page?

I'm looking for some general advice. The site I'm currently working on is full of duplicate content that's about to be deduplicated. But it was built that way to track different audiences visiting the ...
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If I already have server logs & Google Webmaster Tools, do I still need Analytics?

I have a website where I have access to full server logs, which we download and analyze, and I've also set up a Google Webmaster Tools account, where I can check search results, referrals, site design ...
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Block spam from Google Analytics Measurement Protocol for Mobile Application

I'm not sure if this is quite the right place to post this, but it seemed the most appropriate! I'm using Google Analytics to track metrics from a mobile app using the Measurement Protocol, however I'...
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Google Analytics report by section of the website

In Google Analytics is it possible to report unique pageviews by section or area of the website, where a section or area may contain one or more known pages? For example: An example might be to show ...
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How to share dashboards among Google Analytics properties in the same account?

I created a custom report for one of my properties. I would have expected this dashboard appears for my other properties in the same account, but this dashboard does not appear for my other ...
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Google Analytics reports different Total Events when changing precision setting

I'm generating a report by Country Code, it reports 275k Total Events and 2.2M Total Events. Changing to "Higher Precision" reports 535k Total Events and 2.2M Total Events. Seriously... both are ...
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Google Analytics: Connect AdWords Keyword with Event

I have set up a Google AdWords campaign with various keywords. In order to evaluate the effectivity of each keyword, I want to track each keyword against an event I have set up. The event fires when a ...
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Add Google Analytics to site hosted on Adobe Business Catalyst?

I inherited an Adobe BC site. I've poked around the admin interface but am failing to figure out how I should add Google's analystic scripts to the site. I gather that BC sites are rendered, so I'm ...
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Google Analytics track page view code not working [closed]

I have updated the website with the new code added. I do not know if there is something wrong with my code. onclick=" _gaq.push(['_trackPageview', '/downloads/library/brochures.pdf']);"
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Google Analytics - Different “Total Events” value when clicking the event category

I am using GA event tracking. On the main "top events" screen I see that there were ~250k events for that category. BUT When I click on the event category, the Total Events value changes to nearly ...
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In Google Analytics report for event tracking, which is the accurate number of events sent?

I'm using Google Analytics event tracking to count the number of unique users that did some action on my site. A flag on localStorage is used to determine who is new and who is returning. I am aware ...
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On Google Analytics, is it possible to trace the behavior path of a conversion back to the landing page?

On Google Analytics, I am looking to see the exact path that a user took up until the point that a goal conversion was made. Currently, I can see the last three steps via Reverse Goal Path, but I ...
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What's the difference between Returning Visitors and Multisession?

I used both predefined segments on GA but they are different. Isn't a returning visitor automatically a multisession user (and vice versa)? In this case, Returning are 38% of all traffic and ...
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After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics

A client has been providing his website with http and https for a few years now and decided to switch to https-only a few months ago. We've started with the usual of changing the internal page links ...
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Huge discrepancies in analytics/traffic data between GAnalytics and BItly?

Forgive me if this isn't the right place for this question; new here and new to web analytics in general. I'm trying to use Google Analytics to get some insight on what's working and what's not in ...
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Google Analytics - Sales Performance transaction reversal

This is an extreme problem for our marketing department. While testing a new feature on our store, someone put in a test order for $7,520,000 which has completely skewed our ability to use Google ...
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Google Analytics Exclusion on IPv4 and IPv6

I am trying to filter out "my own" aka "internal" traffic as a new View in Google Analytics. I was able to filter out my own traffic by excluding my IPv6 address, but not by excluding by public IPv4 ...
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Track a buyers path Google Analytics

is there anyway within Google Analytics to track a buyers path to purchase. For example, for each transaction can the pages be tracked prior to the final purchase (e.g. organic search > homepage > ...
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Analytics ignoring advertising features setting

I've been having trouble with my Demographics reports in my Google Analytics account that I administer. After I log in, I expand the Audience tab, then Demographics, and then select Age. There is a ...
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Google analytics giving false statistics for localhost

I'm developing an ASP.NET MVC site and I'm using Google Universal Analytics to test how to use that. Essentially every page has code that calls the Google Analytics JS function and all that is ...
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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 "UA-...
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Google Analytics: Source/Medium reports decoding

I have recently inherited responsibility for an old site and its GA profile. When looking at the Source/Medium I can see the regular referrals such as Twitter and Google. But there are some ...
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Track SUBMIT button inside iframe with Google Analytics

I have a lead generation site. I have placed a third party application form in an iframe on our site's application page. I want to track how many visitors are clicking on GET FREE QUOTES buttons. In ...
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Is it best practice to exclude the pagination query parameter in Google Analytics?

Our site has 4 query parameters on site. They are all for the Blog section and only the pagination parameter can be added to another query parameter: Category Tag Author Pagination parameter ...
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How can I get Google Analytics to report my semantic URL requests more accurately?

I have implemented "friendly" URLs, also called "semantic" URLs, on my website, using code similar to this answer on Stack Overflow. I've set it up so that the URL will direct to a specific name ...
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How to Create a Google Analytics Filter for Multiple Browsers

I would like to filter traffic from multiple browsers from a specific view in Google Analytics. Specifically looking to remove; Explorer 7,8,9 Firefox 3.628,11,12 Chrome 18.0.1025.168 Safari 5.1 What ...
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Unable to Filter Ghost Referrals in Google Analytics

I set up a view level filter to remove ghost referral spam where the filter field ie Campaign Source and Filter Pattern is something like www.event-tracking\.com|Get-Free-Traffic-Now\.com. Problem: ...
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What is the difference between GA Sessions and Users?

Specifically, the way I'm reading how Google describes both, I don't understand why both metrics don't have matching numbers. Can some describe very specifically the difference between the two and ...
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Is implementing Data Layer the only way to track revenue in Google Tag Manager?

I've been considering using Google Tag Manager to help upgrade my site to Universal Analytics. However, the main issue is that tracking Revenue and Ecommerce is hugely important, but implementing a ...
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How to track Google Translator in Google Analytics?

How can I track Google Translator which is installed on my website to track how many people translate from Spanish to English through Google Analytics or any other way? I already have Google Analytics ...
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Google analytics: disengaged users

Can I set up google analytics to track a number of unique users who completely disengage (don't visit the site at all) on a 90 days period?
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The referral count under acquisition tab not showing expected results on Google Analytics

I made a collaboration where some blogs wrote about our website (franciacortacircuit.com) and linked us, so i opened Google Analytics (GA) to see how many people visited our website by clicking on ...
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What can I do about the difference between adsense and analytics?

My adsense reports 12,000 monthly pageviews and my analytics reports 15,000 monthly pageviews. How can I act upon this difference and use adsense to fully monetize all the pageviews? Is there some way ...
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Google says my website has render blocking css while it doesn't

Google says the mobile version of my website has render blocking css while my website has only one css file that is placed before the closing body tag. I even test putting the css after closing html ...
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How to present analytic information to advertisers?

We are planning to sell ads directly to the advertisers. What is the best way to present website analytic information to the advertisers? If it makes any difference, we are using Google Analytics.
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Google Analytics: How to track the amount of time a particular user has been on site in total and time per session?

I need to be able to break down how many users have viewed the site in total for different time ranges (to include recurring visits), same for per session. In other words, I'm trying to provide a ...
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How can I scan my entire website and audit it for installed JavaScript tags?

I have a website on a dev server that I want to scan for Google Tag Manager tags and Google Analytics tags to make sure everything's in place properly. Currently I have the Google Tag Assistant and ...
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Legal Issues of loading Google Analytics script (ga.js) from local server to avoid leverage browser catching issue

Anywhere that I check my website I get a leverage browser catching issue because of this file: http://www.google-analytics.com/ga.js In many questions and answers, articles people have offered to ...
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Google Analytics ecommerce tracking referral issue with paypal payment gateway

I having a problem on ecommerce tracking. The current shopping flow: User clicked the ads from social media -facebook and directed to our site. User make order on our site. User make payment:- a. ...
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WHY must Universal Analytics code go immediately before the closing head tag?

The official Google documentation says to: Paste your snippet (unaltered, in its entirety) into every web page you want to track. Paste it immediately before the closing </head> tag. ...
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Google Analytics: How to track how many times a specific user has viewed a type of page?

I have a set of n pages. I need to be able to break down how many different pages each user has viewed in the set. This is a per user calculation. In other words, I'm trying to provide a report that ...
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How can I keep track of changes in my site's view?

I want to keep track of changes in our company's website view. I want to know about changes to links and pictures in the homepage. I don't need to keep track of website's development, e.g I don't want ...
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Google Analytics - Create custom report based on 2 events

I am trying to create a report based on 2 events in Google Analytics. Event A is triggered when a user views a contact form and Event B is triggered when the user submits the form. What would be the ...
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Trying to get Pageviews/Bounce Rates, etc. based on Custom Dimensions

I have a bunch of custom dimensions. Publications 1, 2, and 3 are dimensions 6-8. For any given article on our site, we may or may not push all 3. For this report I am interested in capturing traffic ...
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Can organic traffic be spoofed in Google Analytics the same way as 'Refer spam'

Ive recently seen a large spike in organic traffic to a website in Google Analytics, to diagnose the spike ive done / will do (will do becuase some of the data is not available yet) the following : ...
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In Google Analytics, how do I figure out which domain is referring to our website the most?

Under the Referral Traffic tab, I get to see a list of which domains are most responsible for referral traffic to my website. Only problem is, this counts facebook.com and m.facebook.com as different ...
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With the Google Analytics Meausrement API, is there a way to avoid duplicate hits?

I am logging GA hit events and then sending them one at a time directly to the Measurement API endpoints. It would be convenient to re-start a failed upload process without having to 'remember' which ...