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: Can I target utm_term in an Advanced Segment?

I want to track clickthroughs from emails using tracking URLs (eg crafted at URL builder). I'm planning out the various terms to ensure that I have max flexibility in future, and can accommodate, and ...
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Why is my Google Analytics data removed?

I'm sure I had several visitors from Germany but now I don't see any visits from Germany in my analytics report. What could be the reason? I'm looking at Audience -> Overview section. Does it reset ...
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Tracking user who register and paid in a site

We'd like to know which traffic sources converts the best on our site. My problem is that i can't set up a single goal (payment succeeded), because users should have register first. Because we have a ...
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Huge spike in traffic tracked by Google Analytics from Safari browsers

My site urbanindo.com recently experienced huge spike in traffic tracked by Google Analytics. The huge spike sometime shows in several same pages. This is odd because I rarely experienced that much ...
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Share Google Analytics data excluding Google Adsense data

I have a Google Analytics provide linked with my Google Adsense profile. I want to share the Google Analytics data with some other users (I believe I'm permitted to do that by Google ToS), but I want ...
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How to enhance website product pages for SEO (Opencart, Google) [duplicate]

I launched a UK wide furniture business, which I can appreciate is a very difficult industry to break into but none the less I have implemented the basics by ensuring I have: Good meta data (titles, ...
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Referral traffic not appearing properly in Google Analytics

We have a partnership arrangement with another site where we pay them for users sent to us. However, they claim our referral numbers for them are lower than theirs by 50%. They are tracking clicks in ...
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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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Google analytics best way to handle https, http, www, and no www

I have a website that I'd like to track properly with Google Analytic. The main site is just MySiteExample.com. There is also a store setup so we are using https on part of the site. My question is do ...
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How to track hot-linking of image types in IIS7

I don't want to block hot-linking on my site; it's not that big a deal. However, Google Analytics doesn't show me referrers to png/gif/jpg content; I don't have any statistics on the load generated ...
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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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Stop site being shown as the referrer

I want to hide my site as the referrer to another site, ie. i dont want my site showing up under the referrals tab in Google analytics, is there a simple way to do this ? ie. an html element somthing ...
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Why Wikipedia doesn't appear as a referral in Google Analytics' Traffic sources?

One of my clients has a website and got not spammy backlinks in a Wikipedia article. When I test it for SEO purposes with Google Analytics (from different IPs), apparently there is no referral ...
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Tracking visitors: is it possible to know what site you visited next?

Let's say you visit my website johndoe.com you read one or two articles and then you type directly in your browser's address bar "www.google.fr" thus exiting my website. Conversely you were on ...
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Can you track one user's session with Google Analytics by using the __utma cookie's value?

In Google Analytics, there is a cookie that stores a user's information that helps Google distinguish new users from existing visitors (__utma). If I were to get that information from a user's ...
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Unusual Source in Google Analytics

When I'm reviewing the sources of my pages within Analytics, I'm occasionally seeing some values that appear to be incorrect/impossible. I'm not seeing it often, but definitely enough to skew some ...
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Tracking form abandonment

I'm looking for a decent way to track form abandonment. Ideally, I would like to see how many people start filling out a form but do not complete it, as well as the last field that was filled out. ...
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Google Analytics for mobile site

My HTML pages redirect users with mobile devices to a /mobile folder with corresponding HTML pages. Should I paste the regular Google tracking code in the mobile pages too or will that mess up my ...
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Google organic visits totals differences

I have a site that's giving different totals for organic visits from different parts of the Google Analytics tool. I've used a single day as a date range back in January 2013 to compare and filtered ...
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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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Can I use Google Analytics to show visits by browser as a percentage of total visits?

I would like to know if I can get a report from google analytics that can show me how Internet Explorer 8.0 (for example) usage as a percentage of total visits is trending over time. Even just the two ...
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How to Trigger GA Event for Every Single Pageview (of a certain type)

Thanks, edited my question. I need a reliable way to capture a GA event whenever the GA tracking code fires for a particular page only. Doing so because we want to assign a dollar value to simply ...
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Google Analytics HTTP vs HTTPS

I want to use Google Analytics on a website that uses both HTTP and HTTPS that works as explained below: Secure pages accessed through https://mydomain.com/secure/* are always on HTTPS. Any access ...
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Difference between Traffic Source->Source->Search and Traffic Source->SEO

I'm having a hard time figuring out what these two views show me. Traffic Source->Sources->Search->Organic seems to show the key word a person searched for in a search engine, like Google. ...
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Redundant Parameters in Google Analytics JS Snippet

Google Analytics provide this snippet of code to copy and paste to a site: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ ...
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Referrall clicks from my site not showing up on clients reports

Hi I have a web site that has a number of clients on it I track every time some one click on the link on their page on my site that takes them to the clients own web site I track via my CMS program ...
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Issue in Google Analytics tracking code. [Status: Tracking Not Installed] [closed]

i am using Google Analytics tracking code for tracking site views but it shows Status: Tracking Not Installed here is my tracking code . <script> ...
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Is it possable to see were a t.co link was originaly posted / refered from?

We get quite allot of referal traffic from t.co/ links showing up in Google Analytics, which is great, but with any decent source of traffic its really helpful to be able to see where it was ...
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Filtering European traffic in Google Analytics

I'd like to filter incoming information, with one profile containing U.S. traffic and another E.U. traffic. U.S. was easy enough... Custom Filter Include Filter Field: Country Filter Pattern: ...
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Google Analytics: why does search input have less clicks than the submit button?

I recently added Enhanced Link Attribution to my site and was looking over some of the data. I noticed that the search input box had 1% of the clicks, and the submit button had 14% of the clicks. This ...
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Why do I see my website's URL links on Google Analyitcs keywords list?

Is it normal ? Why do I see my sites URL on Google Analytics keywords list, as in np - /software-application/ np - /contact-us/ np I understand is not provided is it. But why is my URL ...
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What does Google Analytics show if a user opts out of GA tracking

What can you see if a user opts out of Google Analytics tracking using the browser plugin, can you see that they came, but not much else ie. they show up as a direct visitor, or do they not show up at ...
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Google Analytics showing more unique visitors than there are pages on an intranet site

I take care of a company intranet and measure the traffic with GA. I am absolutely sure that there are no more than 5000 URLs in our company and it is impossible to check the intranet from outside the ...
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How to monitor traffic on a single page that I control when I don't control the domain?

I have a webpage like www.site.com/myaccount/foo/index.htm I have complete control over the HTML on this page (e.g., I can insert a script). However, I have no control over the rest of the site. ...
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Plotting two Event Labels in Google Analytics Dashboard

In the Dashboard of Google Analytics, it is possible to plot a graph of the number of events which belong to a specific category and have a specific label. So, for example, I have those two widgets on ...
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How to detect and track broken pages using Google Analytics or some other tool?

On my blog (WordPress), I am using a caching plugin, and somehow it happens that on my popular posts, the page broke, which means the generated HTML never reached the ending HTML tag and broke in ...
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How to Merge Multiple Website Account - Google Analytics

When my clients adds me as an admin on there Google Analytics account for the website I am going to manage. Each time a separate Account shows up on my Google analytics with a single property in it ...
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Why is Google Analytics experiment not being shown equally?

I have set-up and simple A/B test with 100% of my traffic, everything seems to be running fine except the original page and the page variants aren't getting an equal split of visits. It seems that ...
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What is the difference between “(not set)” and “(not provided)” in the Google Analytics keywords?

In Google Analytics, I noticed that I have quite a few people coming in with a search keyword of (not set). I'm assuming this is simply when they came directly to my site without the help of a search ...
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Does Google Analytics have any problem tracking app_offline.htm?

I use app_offline.htm for ASP.net v4.0 to temporarily shuts the site down with a check back soon message on that page. I still want to track this page for the number of visitors. Just curious, does ...
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Is there any way to get data from Google Analytics Per Page Visit

I am using Google Analytics to track visitors of my website. I also want to track IP address of the visitor but Google doesn't allow this. Now I am thinking that I must save IP address of the visitor ...
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Page views in Google Analytics are off compared to a similar metric

We have a page where a user can sign a pledge to recycle by clicking a pledge button. A script writes it to a text file which updates the number on the page. In the past 2 days there have been 185 ...
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What are the security implications of using Google Analytics?

I'd like to start using an analytics tool (namely Google Analytics) to collect information on how my web app is used, by whom, and what our user's technical capabilities are. As part of the ...
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Google Analytics Social Tracking implementation. Is Google's example correct?

The current Google Analytics help page on Social tracking (developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/gaTrackingSocial?hl=es-419) links to this page with an example of the ...
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Why statcounter visitors stats is not same as Google Analytics?

On July 11, 2013 my website's visitors count according to Statcounter is 761 and according to Google Analytics it is 1010. Some days both sites would show the same count but some days it would vary. ...
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Tables in Google Analytics: calculating % of total in Google Analytics

I am analyzing two segments (based on an existing dimension) in a table in a Google Analytics dashboard and I want to know how to add a column and insert a calculation that calculates the % of Total ...
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Google Analytics still recording stats even though site has been removed

I've recently built a new site for a recruitment company, totally removed the old site, and added new analytics code, but it still seems to be tracking about 60 visits a day from the old site, which ...
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How can I create a sitemap for 2000 products powered by a single php page?

Usually I generate sitemaps using www.xml-sitemaps.com and the limit is 500 pages. My website has barely 30, but I have a lot of products in my database, so the page product.php becomes ...
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Last click or direct conversions vs transactions

I'm trying to compare "Last click or direct conversions" (assisted conversions) with transactions (overview) per source/medium. The numbers (except for the sums) differ widely, but in no specific way ...
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Detect IE-10-*metro* with Google Analytics?

Is there any way to discern IE-10 metro users from IE-10 desktop users in Google Analytics? The browser version info only lists version number. Any kind of work-around will be acceptable. I don't ...