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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Best tag placement for Analytics.js tracking code?

I am using a webapp for my website which has an option in the settings to add my UA tracking code from google analytics. However, when I view my source, it places the tracking code in the <body> ...
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Where are “Duplicate Campaign Parameters” coming from in Google Analytics?

I keep getting this notice in Google Analytics: Duplicate Campaign Parameters Property [site name] is receiving hits with utm_term parameters of the same text but different letter cases. I ...
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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

I have a landing page with a button that takes the user to a store page which opens in a new tab. This store page is a different domain name than the landing page. I have cross-domain tracking setup ...
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Graph that shows bounce rate overlaid with the organic traffic per day in Google Analytics

I'm trying to review the bounce-rate of a site after it's been launched, to do so I'm trying to get a graph that shows the bounce-rate overlaid with with the organic traffic per day in Google ...
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Event tracking for Vimeo in Google Tag Manager

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get this to work to no avail so thought I might see if anyone else has faced the same problem. I've been trying to setup event tracking to track ...
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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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Cross Domain Goal Funnels and unique data?

I've been tasked with setting up cross domain tracking and goal funnels. I maintain several ecommerce sites and we want to set up goal funnels to track where we are most successful. However, these ...
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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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Why isn't Google Analytics bot filtering turned on by default ? Is there some downside to it?

My sites, like everyone’s nowadays gets allot of referral spam, usually I just ignore it, but recently I've been getting organic traffic spam where they use their website URL as the search phrase. The ...
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

So I've been asked to create goal funnels within google analytics which are identical except for the first url in the funnel. For example: Step 1: Sales page #1 / Step 2: Info page / Step 3: Checkout ...
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google analyytics and omniture alternatives [on hold]

I'm looking for an alternative to google analytic and omniture (because of the cost) that can do the same thing in term of the data it can collect. google analytics free is nice but it doesn't give ...
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Google Analytics: filter page views or sessions with certain actions or labels?

I was wondering if it's possible that to filter page views or sessions that have certain actions/labels occurring ? For example, I have tracked a "search" event or label. Is there a way where I can ...
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Remove spam referals from Google Analytics organic traffic report [duplicate]

I've got some referral spam showing up in my Google Analytics organic traffic. Usually I just ignore it but because it's showing up in my organic traffic and it's pushing up my bounce rate as the ...
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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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In Google Search Console, what is “Update” on Search Traffic?

Under Google Search Console -> Search Traffic -> Search Analytics, I see an "Update" as in the screenshot. Does it mean that there was an algorithm update from Google on this date?
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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, ...
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Google Analytics: 'eCommerce / No GA ID / (not set)' converting at 100%

In my Acquisition report in the "Other" channel, I have 'eCommerce / No GA ID / (not set)' converting at 100%. It more than doubles the revenue than the sum of all the other items in the list. This ...
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Do I use a different Google Analytics tracking tracking code when I set up the https version of my website in Google Search Console?

I just recently extended my SSL certificate to every page on my website in hopes of gaining some rank. I made sure to add the HTTPS version of the property in my Google search Console and in ...
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Different metrics values for the same dimension value in different dashboards

So I work for a Media company and we use Google Analytics for tracking our journalists and contributors performance (between many other things we track). The tracking code To do so we use Google ...
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Custom dimension in Google Analytics

Is it possible to create a custom dimension in Google Analytics based off a URL part? I have a series of URLs in the format /title/id/xx where I want to group by the id portion. I know I can set up a ...
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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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Single or multiprofile implementation of Google analytics for a webview app and website?

I have Googled around quite a bit, but didn't find any good resources to figure out the best way to implement Google analytics to track web application which has webview based mobile apps in addition ...
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How to properly track Quizzes with Google Analytics?

I would like to track how users progresses with my quizzes. So, I should track somehow the following information: quiz id question id answer user gave Also, I should track additional information ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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Google Analytics numbers start out high at the beginning of the day and later drop

My Google Analytics numbers change downward randomly. Where once a particular page/post or even day will show 4000 visits, when I go back later in the day, the same variable is reduced to 1500 or ...
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How do I segment users in Google Analytics based on events they took in any session?

I want to segment users who according to those who have: A. All users. B. Users who have completed event 1 in any session. C. Users who have completed event 2 in any session. D. Users who have ...
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Google Analytics: Why don't “Mobile” and “Not Mobile” Segments add up?

I have two segments based on the radio button in the segment: Mobile Not Mobile. Why don’t they add up to 100%?
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Track 301 redirect traffic from domainA to domainB in Google analytics

Ive got domainA which has a 301 redirect setup to redirect traffic from domainA to domainB, Id like to track how much traffic is coming through as a redirect from domainA. How could i track this in ...
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Google analytics finding most popular pages

I have a couple domains under one GA account. I have a set of pages setup like: domain1.com/listing/{UNIQUE ID} domain2.com/listing/{UNIQUE ID} Unique ID is a dynamic listing id. How can I run a ...
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Is there a time delay before Google Adsense ads are shown when you first put the ad code on a new website?

I have recently created a new website and have added a Google ad in the header area and also Google Analytics. However on the website the ad space just adds some padding rather than showing the ...
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Google Analytics not displaying goal conversion

I have created a goal when i click verify it shows conversion rate, but Analytics shows me 0% conversions for the past 7 days. Why is it so..?
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How does Google Analytics define “new users”?

I've created custom report to track some params of new visitors from Google organic search. When I choose "landing page", the report returns pages like /orders/ or /order?id=xxxxx etc. The reality is ...
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Tracking sales in by landing or entry page in Google Analytics

I'm managing an e-commerce website and need to find a way to track sales that come through franchisees without creating a duplicate site for each franchisee. One way I thought I might be able to do ...
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Page title in Google Analytics “Behavior flow”

Is it possible to display a page title instead of page URL in Behavior flow?
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Why is Google Analytics displaying a different number of Sessions under the Home tab than the Audience tab?

Why is Google Analytics displaying a different number for Sessions under the Home tab (pictured below on the left) as compared to the Sessions displayed on the overview of the Audience tab (pictured ...
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Tracking YouTube Videos [duplicate]

Track you tube videos that are embedded without i frame code. E.g How can i track a you tube with the code :blob:https%3A//www.youtube.com/797f4433-c230-430b-9dbd-5f0eed9c5cc9
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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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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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How to enable Google Analytics in uBlock Origin?

I have recently switched from using AdBlock Plus to uBlock Origin Ad blocker in Firefox as it requires less memory (https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/uBlock-vs.-ABP:-efficiency-compared). ...
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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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Should I rely on Google Analytics or Alexa for stats about what countries visitors to my site come from?

I wanted to know some demographics about my website and I look at Alexa.com/siteinfo/koolbusiness.com which reports about 50% of the traffic is from India. But when I look with google analytics, 75% ...
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what is the difference between ALEXA and google-analytics

this may sound kinda crazy.does anyone really know the difference between ALEXA and google analytics.and if it is recommended to use both in website
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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Google Analytics share custom report data

I have set up simple report (flat table). Now I need to share it with the client, so he is able to see fresh data. What is the best approach? Create a custom view?
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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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Implications of using same Google Analytics for desktop site, mobile site, and native apps

I'm running an e-commerce site, let's say in www.example.com. I'm planning to create a mobile optimized site m.example.com and both Android and iOS app. I'm planning to track all of them using a ...
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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 bounce rate at 83% average sesion duration is 4:38 on one page website

I designed a website for a friends business. I am not any kind of web developer its just a fun hobby so I am not very knowledgeable. I designed the website on the bootstrap framework and it only has ...