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Track a Goal conversion in Google Analytics for filling in a contact form when the URL stays the same

If a contact form's URL stays the same after submitting the form, how can I track goal conversions in Google Analytics for filling in the form? Normally I would add the confirmation page's URL into ...
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Google analytics stopped showing trackbacks after tracking code change

We have a pretty heavily linked-to website. GA showed some trackback in Acquisition > Social > Trackbacks every day until a few days ago, then all the sudden nothing. There's data in other report ...
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What is the difference between offsite and onsite web analytic tools? [on hold]

Can someone please explain the difference between onsite and offsite analytic tool in simple terms? I am also reading a book about web analytic tools but still I am not able to clear out the ...
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Using Analytics and URL forwarding to count conversion rate in emails

Google analytics offers the nice feature of letting one know, where a user is coming from. We are currently sending out emails containing links to our website and I would like to know how many ...
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Is it possible to A/B test javascript-generated element variation using GA Experiments and GA Events?

I'm trying to do A/B testing using Google Experiments on a javascript-generated variation elements. In simpler example, I'm trying to create a button using javascript that has different colors The ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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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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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 on Demo Site

Will adding the UA code of the live site to a revision site affect anything adversely? They are, technically, two different sites with different metrics. I don't want to lose the old data when I ...
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Google Analytics: Multiple domain, One tracking ID, one email report [closed]

I created a new Tracking ID for 10 Drupal sites. However, why all 10 sites reports are the same in my Google Analytics? update: added additional information Here are 10 sites info I got Drupal ...
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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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Google Analytics - relatively compare segments

Is there a way to relatively compare two different segments in Google Analytics over time? For example, I'd like to see the percentage of the segment mobile traffic (segment A) which comes from ...
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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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Google Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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Wordpress blog has zero traffic after 2 months? [closed]

Hey so I wasn't sure whether to post this here or in the Wordpress SE, but since it's more of a general question about website traffic, figured here. I started a Wordpress blog 2 months ago: ...
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Who is videsktop in my GA stats?

I am looking at the traffic on my site via GA and there is one entry at the top of my list called "videsktop". How do I figure out who or what that is? I tried clicking on it, but it just takes me ...
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See last visited pages in Google Analytics

Is it possible to see which pages were visited when? I want to see which pages where visited most recently. Can't find a way to see this in Google Analytics.
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Tracking user experience/behavior on a website using Google Analytics

How can I tracking the user action on my website? What I want to do is track the user viewed product, and system will display the related product to the user. Any different between ga.js and ...
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Pageviews for iFrame content not matching pageviews for parent page in Google Analytics

I have a page with content hosted in an iFrame, both using the same Google Analytics account ID. When I look at the pages report, the parent page has about 9000 unique views, but the iFrame content ...
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301 redirection removes UTM tags from URLs

A page redirects to another page using a 301 redirect in a .htaccess file. If try to access the page from a URL with UTM tagging after redirection, it removes all UTM tagging. Is this normal ...
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Retroactively view Google Analytics data by application version using a segment

I understand that filters don't retroactively apply to previous data. I have been learning segments, but I can't seem to figure out how to properly filter my data by the application version. I ...
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How can I view page-views of specific URL's with question mark (?) tags using Google Analytics?

I have a specific issue regarding Google Analytics and its tracking of direct traffic that I'm hoping someone here will be able to help me with. Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you :) The ...
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Tracking affiliate referrals and sales with Google Analytics events

OK this is my situation. I did a lot of reading about GA events and I'm not still quite sure how I will be implementing this. I have a website that is accepting affiliates. I sell lots of genuine ...
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How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, "Screen Resolution" is a default dimension under Audience > Technology > Browser & OS reports, but pixel density is nowhere to be found. How can I use Google Analytics to ...
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What can be messed up by letting the data flow into a Universal Analytics Account without fulling Universal Analytics first?

I haven't finished taking the "Digital Analytics Fundamentals" course yet; I'm concerned that if I don't understand everything before I implement it on my companies site that I'll permanently screw ...
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How do you filter out traffic in Universal Analytics from employees on cellphones accessing the company website?

We have employees that access the company website using their smartphones. The smartphones connect with different ip addresses depending on if they are on a wifi access point, the 3G and 4G networks ...
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How to view custom Google Analytics dashboards month-by-month

By default, the custom Google analytics dashboard widget which shows data in a timeline, shows the data on a day-by-day timeline. I would like to see the timeline data in a month-by-month view within ...
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Google Analytics content experiment vs. funnel visualization

I am running an experiment on one of the pages in my funnel (the "Choose shipping options" page). But the numbers on the different reports do not correspond. First, I am expecting the 70 entrances in ...
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Sites bandwidth exceeded but no increase in traffic?

One of my clients sites has exceeded its 6000mb monthly bandwidth quota. I checked Analytics and the site has not had an unreasonable amount of visitors (only 700 in the last month). The site has no ...
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Find visitors to multiple subdomains on single visit with Google Analytics

I'm working on a site that has quite the backlog of Google Analytics data for their site network. One of our big questions is whether people enter on one site and move to another (and if so, of ...
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Tracking rotating Ads with Google Tag Manager

So at the moment we have our ads setup using event tracking in Google Analytic (Universal) and they are implemented in this format: <a href="example.com" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Banner Ad - ...
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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...
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Do AdWords conversions only track AdWords visitors?

I have set up an AdWords conversion and put the conversion tracking JS code on a test page. However, I don't see any conversions tracked when I visit it. Does the AdWords conversion tracking only ...
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Determining Social Referrals in Google Analytics

I have a question about social referrals in Google Analytics: Firstly, When I go here: Acquisition -> Channels -> Social a significant portion of my Social Networks is recorded as "not set". Why ...
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Is traffic coming from URL shorteners treated as direct?

Traffic coming form shortened URLs like bit.ly, do they show up in Google Analytics as direct or do they keep their real referrer? Ex.: if someone types in a bit.ly link it counts as direct, but if ...
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“All views associated with this account” option in Google Analytics Custom Report only shows main site

I have 10 sites in my Google Analytics account, and each site has their own Property Tracking ID. There's an option called "All views associated with this account" in the Views section in Custom ...
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What is the different between these two sets of Google Analytics tracking code?

Does anyone know the different between these two sets of code for Drupal Google Analytics module? Which one is correct? Code 1: before _gaq.push(["_setDomainName", "none"]); ...
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Tracking multiple subdomains and domains going to the same site, separately in Google Analytics

I have a new site that has multiple top-level domains and subdomains all going to it: www.domain.com, campaign.domain.com, chicago.domain.com, domain2.com - all go to the same site/site directory. ...
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Multiple tracking ID, multiple sites, one email report?

I have a Google Analytics account which contained 10 sites. For each site it has individual ID (for example UA-1000000-01, UA-1000000-02, UA-1000000-03...). So, is it possible to set an automatically ...
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Google Translate data tracked with gaTrack is not showing up in Google Analytics?

I have a google translate widget on my website with gaTrack set to true and the correct gaId, but no translate events show up in analytics under content > Events > Overview after a week of the widget ...
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Random traffic sources on Google Analytics

According to Google Analytics, a lot of my traffic comes from random small websites. However, when I go on those websites, I don't see a link to my website. What's going on here? My first thought was ...
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Tie multiple values to an event in Google Analytics

I have a search form with several fields - 1 or all of them may be used. I also have an outbound link on the search results that trigger an event. What I am trying to do is determine how many of each ...
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Google analytics and Adwords showing very different figures

In AdWords I have 1 advert running only. The landing page includes a querystring so I can track it. EG, www.mydomain.com/products?source=CPC I also use Google Analytics. For February I have approx ...
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Google Analytics Views - Why Use Them?

I've been reading about Google Analytics views but still not sure why I would use them. I'm the only person in the company who understands and uses Google Analytics. We have no subdomains. Is there ...
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Google analytics shows wrong number of page views, asp.net website

Sometimes it can be for example 4500 requests, after a few hours it shows a few thousand less. What is wrong? It looks like analytics corrects itself. I changed from classic to Universal a few ...
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Google Analytics: Unable to create more Property and View [duplicate]

I have 20 Properties and one of them has 10 Views. The "Create new Property" and "Create new view" are grayed out, after I added those 10 Views. Is there a limit or something I did wrong?
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Is there an error with the count of users in GA

Having a bit of an issue with GA. We use it in my workplace for 90+ sites. In the past number of months there is an issue with the count of users. In the Audience Overview section for a time range, ...
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Defining pages by custom variable, reporting to Google Analytics

Does anyone know how I could add some information to my page (whether in a meta tag or some other way) to indicate to Google Analytics that a page is targeted to a certain segment? This is pretty ...
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Is there a way to distinguish Analytics logs between Universal and pre-universal code?

I'd like to filter the Analytics log by the version of the code who made them. The goal is to grant that all the Analytics logs id done by the new Universal version.
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Google analytics is tracking my admin panel usage. I removed the code, can I delete the data?

I accidentally put Google Analytics code in such a way that it included it throughout the entire website, including the admin panel. As a result, when I go to the site content page to view all the ...