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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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Can we use both Google Analytics (Asynchronous) and Google Analytics with Display Advertising code in same page

I have Google Analytics (Asynchronous) script <script type=”text/javascript”> _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXX-X']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { ...
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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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In Google Analytics report for event tracking, what is the right 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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What does it show on Google Analytics data, if someone visits my website from Facebook app?

As per my Google Analytics data, Maximum people on my website happen to come from: m.facebook.com / referral Are these people coming to the website from Facebook iOS/Android app or m.facebook.com ...
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How do I delete a goal in Google Analytics?

I am picking up a client's Analytics account and they have a large number of Goals set up that I want to delete. They don't hold meaningful data since the client misunderstood the nature of goals. ...
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How do I properly set up Google Analytics to track conversions that start on my landing pages on a subdomain to the checkout page?

This is the current set up: I have a landing page hosted on a subdomain dedicated to landing pages (ex. lp.mysite.com/product-01 and lp.mysite.com/product-02). Each landing page has a Buy Now ...
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How Can I See Pageviews Per Post - Google Analytics & WordPress

Background I just moved my blog over from Blogger to WordPress, and I'm trying to replicate the stats reporting that I had before. I've got Google Analytics integrated with my website, but I'm having ...
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Is there a better analytics package than Google Analytics? [closed]

I've used Google Analytics for a while now, and it's pretty good for a high level view. But when I want to dig into the numbers a bit more, everything gets kind of vague. I also don't like that it ...
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Javascript in Facebooks in app browser

I am having issues tracking page views on a single page application using Google Tag Manager and events placed in a Javascript file. The main culprit is Facebook which I am losing about 2/3rds of my ...
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Is it necessary to share access to Google Search Console and Google Analytics with an SEO agency?

We have hired a company to do our SEO. They've done their onpage work and starting to do link building. They are now asking for access to Search Console and Analytics. Background The SEO company ...
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Google Analytics - How to See More Detailed Browser and OS Info at Same Time?

I know how to see high-level browser, OS, and device info in Google Analytics. And I know how to see detailed info by category (i.e. IE > IE11, IE10, IE9, etc.). But how can I see detailed ...
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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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Create funnels that multiple users interact with

We have a funnel we want to track and there are 2 users that affect the flow of the funnel. One does a few steps, and after this, the other user interacts with the data, the first user accepts, in ...
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Visitors coming through redirectors (tinyurl, ask.fm) are wrongly displayed in server's country [Tried META Refresh and 301 redirect, unsuccessfully]

I get visitors on my website from redirections, for instance tinyurl.com or ask.fm (Ask.fm does a redirection automatically when people share a link). In Google Analytics, all these visitors are ...
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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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Event Tracking in Universal Analytics

I'm using Universal Analytics tracking code and would like to start tracking click events for one of the buttons. I added the ga('send'...) on click event via jQuery. Do I need to make any changes to ...
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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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Checking Google Analytics ECommerce - Abandoned Cart

I'm testing a Drupal site where Google Analytics ECommerce should register if someone abandons their cart. However I've been unable to test if it's working, as I can't figure out where that would ...
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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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Google Analytics referrerless ghost direct traffic

This week Google Analytics' accuracy has taken a nose dive from its already very low starting point with dozens of alleged single hit sessions per day on the home pages of most of my sites with the ...
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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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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. ...
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Traffic from Google News

I would like to create dashboard for all traffic from Google News. First filter is for referral this is simply (source) -> news.google.com but How I create second filter for organic traffic with ...
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Where do google tag manager triggers display in google analytics

I have set up a trigger in tag manager. See below. It is my intention to log all outbound links. When i then log into my google analytic account i can't locate this data. Where would it be display. ...
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Huge Increase in Direct Traffic from Mozilla Compatible Agent - How Do I Filter Out from Analytics?

Image 1 Image 2 The above screenshots represent a massive flux in direct traffic coming to my website from 'Mozilla Compatible Agent' and its listing Amazon.com as a source as well. Since ...
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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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Solutions for filtering dynamic IP addresses in Google Analytics?

Without a static IP address from your ISP, what solutions are people using to filter their own web traffic through Google Analytics to help improve the accuracy of the data? I get the reasoning and ...
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Exclude URL from contributing pageviews to Google Analytic's reports

I want a specific URL to not contribute pageviews Google Analytics default reports, but I don't want to use a filter because as I understand it, once I filter out the data, It's lost forever and I ...
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Session Level Custom Dimension in Google Analytics Is Not Set for All Pageviews

I'm using a session custom dimension to distinguish between two variants of my site. I'm setting this dimension to 'A' or 'B' for ALL visits before I track the first pageview. My problem is that when ...
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Why can't I get event tracking to work with Google Analytics

I have Google Analytics working and can see everything happen in realtime. I can't however get the events to fire when people click on the apps to download them. (they actually go to a email signup ...
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eCommerce Conversions Over Attributed to Direct Traffic

In Google Analytics, I have about 32% of all transactions attributed to Direct traffic. However, direct traffic only drives about 15% of visits. Even more puzzling, the ecommerce platform's own ...
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Google Analytics Content Experiments for non-simultaneous tests

I really like how Google Analytics displays the results of content experiments. However, it seems the tool only works for simultaneous tests. I'd like to use the tool without implementing the page ...
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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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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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Will session level custom variables allow Google Analytics to report on more data than page level variables?

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
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Which Google Account set up the Analytics?

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 ...
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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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How to get analytics to link ecommerce to adwords campaigns

I've been busy setting up analytics and adwords campaigns for a webshop I'm managing. In Analytics I have enabled ecommerce and this seems to work fine, meaning the when I go to Conversions > ...
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Not able to track IP of Spammer [duplicate]

My Website has been today attacked by some spammer, when I check my webmaster analytics I see average 500 visits/hour on a particular page from the same visitor, ironically the source of this guy is ...
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Google Analytics API: return data on HTTP status codes?

I'd like to get information out of the Google Analytics API about the HTTP status codes returned by my application. For example: For a given date range, I'd like to know how many 404 responses ...
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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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Store utm values on my server

Is it possible to know, what campaign source, media, etc are set for current session in google analytics? Is there some javascript method on Tracker instance maybe? or some serverside code? Or does ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How many sessions are with specific event triggered multiple times?

I have an event action: event_a that users can trigger by interacting with the page. How can I find out how many sessions were in which users triggered the event_a more than once? I tried setting up ...
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Track conversions from session with event in Google Analytics

We have set up a popup on our site designed to funnel users towards a landing page but we want to track the conversion volume and conversion rate of users shown this popup. We have set up events for ...
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Cross-referencing location to AdWords on Google Analytics

I'm fairly new to Google Analytics and one of my clients is concerned that he's paying for AdWords domestically but paying out to international customers, which he can't service. This raised the ...
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Identify Google Analytics site search categories

My search returns results at the following URLs: (for a single search term) search/keyword/ (for a filtered search using the same term) search/?sections=articles&keywords=keyword In GA, ...