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What is the best way to calculate an average bounce rate that is split between two tracking ID's in Google Analytics?

Say you were using one UA-ID for half a year and switched to another UA-ID in the second half of the year. How can you calculate the overall average bounce rate for the whole year? As far as my math ...
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How can I view the percentage of new users that get to a specific page in Google Analytics?

I'd like to know what percentage of new users get to the URL: /thankyou I've worked out how to find the absolute number of unique visits for new users, as follows: Under Behaviour -> Site Content -> ...
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Is utm_source really mandatory in Google Analytics?

According to the Google URL Builder document, utm_source, utm_medium and utm_campain are mandatory. What happens in Google Analytics when you only fill out the latter two, for example: ...
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Tracking multiple URLs as a single page with Google Analytics

I run a website where the user is able to create a Bespoke page from a template, which is published with a custom URL. For example: http://example.com/customer-bespoke-url-1 ...
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Track clicks on Flash button in Google Analytics

Client is having a GoogleVoice's "Call me" button on their website and I'm trying to figure out how to set up a tracking for clicks on it as it's not standard link but Flash. Button (for those not ...
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Is it possible to track URL parameters and then the value of a cookie?

I have recently launched a site for a customer which we would like to track initial visits on URLs like below via Google Analytics, and then track revisits on their respective referral code: Users ...
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UTM-alternative for adding parameters with exiting Analytics campaign terms

I'm using the excellent UTM-alernative by dm-guy here to create a cookie and inject the campaign source into a form. However, although that works extremely well for the form, the UTM replacement ...
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Should Google Analytics be considered in a site's privacy policy?

Should one consider data being collected by Google Analytics when writing a privacy policy for a website using GA? I lean towards no because that data is technically being collected and stored by ...
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What URL with French words does Google like?

We are looking for an answer to "what to do with French URL's?" We are going to generate a lot of French URL's this include characters like: L'test tést thîs is a test So we have a few ...
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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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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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UA code is not there in site but analytics is set [on hold]

Came through one site.There is no UA code or ga.js in the source code of site. But the analytics account is set and showing visits in real time. How is it possible to hide UA code or analytics code.
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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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Analytics reporting all subdomains but not the main domain

My main domain is say example.com. Now I have a dozen subdomains and I have created Views for each subdomain with this filter: "Include only > traffic to the hostname > that contain" So for the ...
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How to get rid of “Analytics Education” when logging into Google Analytics?

Each time I open Google Analytics reporting view, I am presented with their "Analytics Education" pop in: How to have this pop in closed by default please?
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How can I use Google Analytics to see how often star ratings from my rich snippets show up in Google search and how they improve traffic when they do?

I have rich snippets for products in my store. Currently I'm using http://data-vocabulary.org/Review-aggregate and http://data-vocabulary.org/Rating that are showing stars in Google search results. ...
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Why do my Google Analytics and CloudFlare analytics results differ?

Here are my stats for January 28th with CloudFlare: And here are my stats for January 28th with Google Analytics: Why might my statistical results be different between Google Analytics and ...
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How To Properly Setup Google Analytics For Our Subdomain

Currently our main website is served without SSL at http://example.com. Our shop is served on a subdomain via at https://store.example.com. Our main site uses the traditional Google Analytics code: ...
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Google Analytics not tracking clicks

I am using Google Analytics with the Google Tag Manager. I have set up triggers for all the links I want to track and have tested it in preview. They all work fine. So I go into the Analytics report ...
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GA with virtual pageviews, goal does not increase

I have created a goal on Google Analytics like this Type: Destination Destination URL: /successful-registration But on the app, when I send pageview event like this from the JS ga('send', ...
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Reports per webpage and per logged in user in Google Analytics

Is this possible to achieve in Google Analytics: a separate report for the selected page in the website this report will contain the list of users logged in the website, who visited this page, and ...
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No data is provided in my “landing pages” screen when logged into Google Webmasters Tools

I am seeing absolutely no data in my "landing pages" screen inside webmasters. I have adequate traffic on my site and a fair amount of information. Why isn't there any data on landing pages? Is there ...
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How do you create a report in Google Analytics that displays a list of all events?

I'm looking to create a report that lists out every event captured in Google Analytics with the following columns: Event Category Event Action Event Label Event Value Is this feasible through some ...
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What does Google Analytics record Facebook in-app browser hits as?

Recently Facebook updated their app to have an in-app browser. Previously, clicking on web links bumped the user out of the FB app and into their device browser. Now the user is kept inside the ...
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Google E-Commerce tracking not working

I got 9 successful transaction but I can see only 2 in google analytics. I do redirect to https while I get payment that I doubt about it may cause but not really sure while e-commerce tracking ...
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Google Analytics of Blogger site (with Content Warning)

I have applied the following Google services to my Blogger site (with Content Warning enabled): Google Analytics Google AdSense However, I cannot obtain 2 sets of web statistics data from ...
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Google analytics time on page estimation

Does google analytics count the time the user stays on a web page when the browser is minimised or the user has switched to another tab and website or for some reason the webpage is not on focus?
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Grouping multiple goals in goal flow report

I've set up events and goals, and am able to see conversions in all my reports. However, one problem I'm having is that I can't seem to bundle multiple goals together in the Goal Flow report. I have a ...
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Do you recommend to set up GA in GTM or on its own? [closed]

Are there pros and cons having Google Analytics tag with GTM? Would I be able to use Ecommerce and Action tracking if the tag is placed on the sites instead of in GTM? Thanks!
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Is it possible to rearrange my Google Analytics profiles and accounts?

Some months ago, I registered profile X, Y, Z under account A in Google Analytics. But I hope to move profile X to account B and let the Y, Z remained in account A. Is it possible to do that? ...
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Google Analytics - Separate Views For Subdomains Aren't Returning Data

I've setup new views in Google Analytics last week, but I'm not getting any data from them at all. We have our main site: http:// www.example.com which is using the old version of GA: var _gaq = _gaq ...
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How to report traffic from subdirectory as a referral

The /blog/ subdirectory of this website needs to be considered like a subdomain. Different people and different project. So, it would be great to considered traffic from this subdirectory as a ...
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How to block google analytics spam from hulfingtonpost.com? [duplicate]

Lately my Google Analytics is getting bombared with fake searches, referrals from ilovevitalli.com, resellerclub.com, hulfingtonpost.com and apple.com. One of my sites shows search results like ...
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Excluding events from Universal Analytics (opt_noninteraction)

Our website tracks clicks out to App Stores as custom events as a means of tracking conversions. However these external clicks are counted as bounces in GA, which we don't want as these are acceptable ...
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How do I know how many users go to page C from page A through page B using Google Analytics? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a shop where the shopper have to login first, for the sake of example. There is a page called /cart where users can see all of the products they added to the cart from previous pages ...
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Recent upgrade to Universal Analytics - not receiving any new data

I just upgraded my tracking code to Google Analytics. After this update, I'm not receiving any new data at all! When I in Analytics go to Administrator -> Tracking info, it says "Receiving data", ...
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Big difference between Google Analytics and Piwik

I have notice my Piwik visitors drop recently so I looked on Analytics which is my backup statistics and noticed that it is counting a lot more visitors than Piwik. Yesterday Piwik registered 5 ...
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How to fight off referrer spammers?

Last months I have lots of referrer spammers in my GA statistics. Their count is ~10x higher than count of legit visitors (my site is not very popular yet). I've turned on an option to hide known ...
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How to track users who access an app three times a week in Google Analytics

I have an IOS app that is being tracked, and I'm looking to find unique users who use the app 3 or more times a week. I am able to find users who logged three sessions in a particular week, but I'd ...
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Google Analytics not capturing all sessions

I am doing some testing with Google Analytics to see how it does its tracking. I noticed after testing that it is only capturing 65% of my traffic. This is what I did: Go to site in Internet ...
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Is it possible to mix auto-tagging and custom tags with Google Analytics?

I am trying to use Google Analytics to track various AdWords combinations. good old A/B testing :-) The documentation isn't great, so I tried to set utm_content to track the advert text. This didn't ...
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How can I set Google Analytics Event /Goal for popup text?

usually I track event by button click: onClick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'download', 'PDF', 'Príbehy úspešnej liečby detí']) Now I would like to measure with Google Analytics when text popup -> if ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I plot an overtime line chart of the percentage of visitors from mobile devices out of total number of visitors?

how can I plot this metric? Note that I want to see a graph of the percentage of mobile devices visitors out of the total number of visitors, but without also displaying the total number of visitors ...
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How to read user unique code from _ga cookie?

Currently I am facing the problem that have been discussed already here: How to keep track of a unique and an existing visitor (keep track about unique user without registration etc.). The most ...
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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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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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How to link a Google Analytics “contact us” event with a later event when they become a customer from a custom URL sent to them?

We have people filing in a Wufoo contact us form on our site. After communication, some people become customers by checking out using a custom URL we email to them. We would like to link these two ...
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In Universal analytics.js: how do you enable local remote server mode than sends data to your own server as well as to Google's?

I'm trying migrate website tracking from old Google Analytics script ga.js to new analytics.js. Currently I have enabled "local remote server mode" to send tracing requests to my server as well. ...
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How to restrict Google Tag Manager click events to fire only when in a specific area of the page?

I'm using Google Tag Manager to track click events. These events are contained within a certain section of the site - within a div class="splash-slide-content" This div is not the parent div, from ...
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How to create a Google Analytics dashboard widget that reports the number of unique visitors that didn't have any event?

I have a dashboard on which I want two widgets: Widget one: A statistics widget with the count of unique visitors that did not fire any event actions. Widget two: A statistics widget with the ...