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How to prevent random referrals to my website in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

When I look at my Google Analytics dashboard, I see most referrals from a website called rank-checker.online which highly skews up my data. There are other such websites, get-rick-quick, free-social ...
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Number of users changes when applying segments in google analytics

I noticed something odd when using session based segments and looking at the number of users in google analytics. When only using the "All sessions" segment for the month of august I can see that ...
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When do I fire Google Analytics checkout step actions?

I am not sure what numbers are above the bars: I setup check out steps in ecommerce setup like this: When someone finishes a step, I fire following code: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', {'step': ...
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Strange landing page tracked by GA user behavior

I have this strange issue but not sure how to solve. I will try my best to explain it in detail. I made a new landing page at http://example.com to capture early interest from online users. I then ...
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How to filter traffic from Google Maps/local searches in Google Analytics

Can you filter in Google Analytics the traffic that originates from the local searches as seen in the image below? EDIT: Added an image of the search results that I want to track separately.
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Google Analytics grouping by screen width

I have ton of results with screen size something like: 933x621 934x650 930x600 420x350 422x515 425x610 etc... All of them have some visits. Is it posible, and how, to group all this results in ...
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What does the % new session metric in GA Content Experiment refer to?

My understanding of the GA entity hierarchy model is the the profile entity is the parent of the experiment entity. If you go to the content experiment dashboard, click the site usage tab in the ...
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Google Analytics view with no filters shows fewer real-time visitors than a view with filters

I just finished the Google Analytics courses, and the company I work for wants me to be in charge of supervising our clients' reports, since no one's doing it at the time. We have had the accounts ...
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Google Analytics - Report to website clients [on hold]

I have a classified website and i would like to know how to set Google Analytics to my clients? For example, each time that an user click on my clients banners, the Google Analytics display a report ...
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Google analytics: UserId and e-commerce correlation

I have a user in google analytics with a couple of custom dimensions set. This user also have a userId (uid) set in google analytics. Now I'm sending an Ecommerce transaction setting this very userId ...
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Analytics shows less pageviews than adsense

I have been getting this for some time now In my adsense performance reports i see that for a particular day in the past say 31 march 2016 i got about 1400+ page views. The page views on the same ...
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Create Custom Report - for what these Site Search Goals appears in metrics?

What does it mean - Goal 10 (Site Search Goal 1...) - about 20 items, Goal 2... - about 20 items, etc.? Ok, I understand what is Site Search mean. I couldnt understand, for what these Goals are if I ...
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Google Analytics - Goal - refreshing the final page means another goal hit?

I have a Goal set up with four steps and a destination, and Step1 is Required? YES. If I go through the journey I register and goal hit once I get to the final page. However if I hit the browser's ...
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Google Analytics Report for referring URL or next page [duplicate]

Sounds like a simple report, but can someone guide me on how to set up a report where it shows a specific URL and from what previous page or referring URL brought them to the specific URL? For ...
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Dead URLs from old CMS showing up in SERP. Wordpress not serving 404 when old links are accessed = old URLs won't die

Dead URLs from the previous CMS on this domain is displayed in SERP, most likely due to people still trying to access them through bookmarks or browser history. This traffic is picked up by Google ...
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Get IP source of (direct) / (none) traffic

How can I list the sources of (direct) / (none) traffic? There are multiple reasons for (direct) / (none) traffic as already discussed here. My site has agencies accessing it for development and ...
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Ranking content based on google analytics numbers from api [closed]

I want to rank my content and display better ranked content more than others. I wrote a script to fetch data from google analytics for every content and I have Bounce Rate, Exit Rate and Time on Page ...
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Set a default segment for Google Analytics

I set up a segment that contains the data that my colleagues and I will want to be looking at 90% of the time. The All sessions segment contains superfluous data that we will generally not be ...
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When to separate Google Analytics properties?

In the Google Analytics help page https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2649554?hl=en Consider your long-term reporting goals and how they might affect your account structure. Create an ...
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How to index milions of dynamic pages in google? [duplicate]

I have a website which urls are something like: http://mysite/Code/12345678910 This "Code" i get from a table wich has something about 40 millions rows, each one with a different "Code". I would ...
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GA report for visitors accross two views

I have a tracking property with three views: all pageviews, pageviews for area A and pageviews for area B. A and B are in subdirectories : example.com/a/... and example.com/b/... I'm struggling to ...
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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 can I test different types of buttons with Google Analytics Tests?

A few years ago I did A/B testing with Google where I put javascript into my page and it displayed two or more versions of a code snippets. So I had ONE url with e.g. different buttons (green and red ...
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Create custom reports in Google Analytics that are available to all users?

Google Analytics has a Custom Reports feature which allows me to list and filter various metrics. I've discovered that these Custom Reports are only available to the user that created them. Is there ...
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How to check Google Analytics Testing behind .htaccess wall?

I am implementing Google Analytics Test and I need to check if it works before we deploy it to live. But our staging server is behind a .htaccess security. So the Google check from Analytics does not ...
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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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Why page views number for a page is much greater than page entrances

GA shows me some weird statistics, it has for some pages 20k PV for just 40 entries (cf pj). Is this normal or just a tracking bug ? Thanks
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More than 100 of subdomains to be tracked in Analytics using Google Tag Manager

After searching a lot I still do not have a clear answer on this: How to implement GAnlaytics for more than 100 subdomains.site.com? Each of my subdomains will have Google Tag Manager implemented. ...
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How can i find out which subdomain is bringing majority of traffic in Google Analytics

I have around 20 websites on 20 sub-domains , all are using same Google analytics tracking code for tracking hits. One of the site i.e. sub-domain is getting lots of hits, i would like to know more ...
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Analyzing branded vs non-branded SEO transactions using Google Analytics and Google Search Console

I have a well indexed site say: example.com. I use webmaster for keyword/traffic analysis, Google Analytics for many other things like performance, transactions calculations(using sale performance, ...
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Report in Google Analytics showing the number of users with multiple visits in a month

I'm trying to figure out the number of users on my site that visit the site more than once in a given period using Google Analytics. Can someone help me with what the best method or report is to get ...
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When using Google and Facebook for social login, how to prevent misattributed session referrers and goal conversions in Google Analytics?

I am seeing quite a few conversions which have as source "accounts.google.com" (almost 40%). AFAIK, in the new Universal Analytics as soon as a user has a Referrer set a new session is started. So if ...
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Google analytics conversion tracking across subdomains

I've got a Drupal site at example.com, which leads to an ecommerce site at ticketing.example.com. Both sites have our GA code installed, and the cookiedomain for both sites is set to 'auto'. Based on ...
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Best way to analyse url paramaters for a single page within Google Analytics?

I'm trying to study real world usage of a search page in a website. The search results page use URL parameters for its settings. The parameters are very simple and straight forward, for example: ...
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Is possible to create a only-general-view in Analytics?

I need to give access to view aggregate data (General View) to a new user (external employee). I don't want to give full access to all data, I want he can only view some global data like number of ...
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GTM Universal analytics events don't show up in Google Analytics.

The Universal Analytics event tag that I have created is fired. It shows up in the Analytics Debugger as well as Network setting in developer options. But these events do not show up in my Google ...
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How to track number of events per unique user on Google Analytics

We have an application that tracks the event where a user marks a 'post' as a favorite. In Google Analytics, I can see how many times the favorite-event has been triggered, and I can find out how many ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Analytics: Consolidation across devices and applications

I use different Google Analytics properties to track separately: Blog Website iOS app Android App I am looking for a way to combine all these trackers to see a global view of my analytics. The ...
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Google Analytics Filters: Hide Multiple Subdomains

So I have several views for the subdomains I want to track and the site as a whole. What I would really like is to create a view where it excludes all subdomains - the problem being I don't have a ...
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multiple webmaster properties http and https to be linked with single google analytics account

We are in transition of migrating our site from http - > https So as transition takes some time to reflect and also we are doing it in phases. We are maintaining both http and https in webmaster. ...
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Analytics Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning

I'm getting the "Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy" warning in Google analytics. So I've read that this happens and GA only reports this if there's a significant discrepancy. My warning says ...
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Why does search console and analytics show such drastically different data?

I'm looking through Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) and Google Analytics (GA) to see why organic rankings may have dropped recently. I'm looking at the Search Analytics section on GWT from 1/17/16 - ...
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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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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

I'm storing my own copy of Google Analytics session data and I'm trying to figure out their schema. I'm trying to figure out why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?
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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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What to do against <1s Visitors?

It all started early this year. Day-to-Day my Google Analytics of a swiss-website (german language) showed me more and more visitors — mainly from the US and France. First, of-course, I was really ...
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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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Report by number of goals

In Google Analytics how do I report on number of users per number of goals? I need to know how many users convert two, three or more different goals in a specific period. The site has 18 goals.
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...