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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Tracking user experience and behavior on a website using Google Analytics to display related products

How can I track a user action on my website? What I want to do is track when the user viewed product, and then display related products to the user. Would this be different between ga.js and ...
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How do I see total “Sessions” for certain pages on Google Analytics?

On Google Analytics, I can use the Behavior tab to see the details of my pages and how many Page Views and Unique Page Views they generated. I want to know if there is a way to select a number of ...
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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 do I filter HTTPS URLs in Google Analytics?

Most pages on our website use http:// - but some pages use https:// I want to filter out of Google Analytics anything starting with https:// as it's not relevant to our analytics, is there a way to ...
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Tracking Traffic Through a Certain Page

I'm looking for some help with the Google Analytics Behavior Flow. I want to track all the traffic through a section of our site that ends up going to another particular section of my web site. Any ...
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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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Why does PageSpeed differ in developer tools, website and Analytics

I just tried Google PageSpeed Analysis in the developer tools, Google Analytics and the website itself (https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights). Now, in each of them I get differing ...
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google analytics - real-time user stats vs audience overview user stats

When looking at the real-time analytics reporting for our app, it shows around 150-180 users, say around 10AM (our peak usage time). When I look at the Audience Overview report for the same day ...
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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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Is it possible to track URL parameter and then value of cookie?

I have recently launched a site for a customer which we would like to track initial visits on URL's like so via Google Analytics and then track their revists on their respective referral code: User ...
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How to track Campaigns in Google Analytics without using UTM parameters?

Showing UTMs when linking from one site you own to another is kind of like wearing open-toed shoes at work: it's unseemly and unprofessional. But it's effective. Traffic spills nicely into Google ...
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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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What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?

I am reading about web analytic and came across GTM and GA. It seems that GA is a service provided by google which generates reports and statistics on website traffic. As per my limited understanding ...
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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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Fraudulent Click Bombing Sites

I am getting a fraudulent site 'visit4money.com' as the 2nd top referral in Google Analytics. This website seems to have tens of thousands of members who keep coming to my site and fade away after ...
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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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Can I check where my page shows for a certain sentence in a search box? [on hold]

I was wondering if there is a way to check how my website's pages rank vs certain sentences typed into Google or even if they get displayed. I am pretty new to SEO so a slightly detailed answer is ...
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Google Analytics (Universal): Search Term Exclusions

Having recently migrated to the Universal Analytics version of Google Analytics I now am able to use the Search Term Exclusions feature to divert organic branded search to the 'direct' channel instead ...
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Google Analytics for cookie-based A/B testing (same URL for A and B)

I have a website with share-friendly URLs like example.com/register I implemented A/B testing as a cookie because I don't want ugly unsharable URLs like example.com/registerA and ...
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Google Analytics custom variables not working as expected?

I'm having some trouble to make GA Custom variables work on my website. After following all the tutorials, seeking documentation, debugging with Firebug, I cannont understand what is wrong with my ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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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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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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Traffic difference between sub-domain.example.com AND example.com/sub-domain

It is possible to create sub-domains for a website in these two ways: sub-domain.example.com example.com/sub-domain example.com is the main website. Between the above implementations is there any ...
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Best way to find out how many hits a site gets, without slow load times

I am building a translation website. One of my priorites is load times. Recently I added a Google Analytics tracking script, which provides exceptionally complex information about the site, but also ...
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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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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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How to track pixel density with Google Tag Manager

I originally had it setup like How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics? with Universal Analytics by setting custom demisions. However, we recently had to switch to tag manager. ...
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Tracking event completion based on page referral

I have a question about trying to get some detailed information around specific event completion. I'm wondering if it is possible within Google Analytics to track event completion within a specific ...
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I can't see the no Referral Exclusion List in Google Analytics

I'm trying to stop self referrals by adding my site to the Referral Exclusion list but I can't find it anywhere. I used this Google help document. Could this be because I have not upgraded to ...
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Does Google Analytics exclude Campaign traffic from Facebook in the Social reports?

For a while we have used campaign tags when putting posts on Facebook so that we can run campaign reports in Google analytics on those links. However it appears that traffic from those links are being ...
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Issues overriding page field value in pageview tracking in Google Analytics

I decided to override page value which is send to GA on page view. Reasons for override were: Not always page title is unique (some pages have one title) Page URLs are ugly and meaning less and ...
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How to set up a Goal Funnel with new Google Analytics. i.e. Universal Analytics?

I just signed up for Google Analytics after watching some YouTube videos but the Google Analytics site looks totally different. Nonetheless, I was able to set up Goals but how do you set up Funnels ...
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Can goals in Google Analytics be backdated after the goal's URL changed?

We've redesigned our site, and the single goal URL that we used became out of date. We forgot to update it, but have done so now. We see that the goals for this month are still zero. Therefore, I ...
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How to keep track of how many hits on a redirect page with Google Analytics

I've written a simple redirect script in PHP that takes a resource ID and then redirects the user to the appropriate page. The main motivation was if all of my links were to break because the service ...
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“Publish date” custom variable in Google Analytics, how to search between two dates?

We have the two custom variables on our WordPress site: _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 1, 'pubDate', 'June 6, 2014']); _gaq.push(['_setCustomVar', 2, 'author', 'Sam']); The first variable is the date ...
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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 I use Google Analytics for multiple versions of an application on different domains

We have a commercial web application which customers buy and host on different domains. I want to add google analytics tracking to all the instances of the application that will give me aggregate data ...
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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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How to filter event flow by category?

I have two categories for an event. one for the website and the other for a javascript app. I want to know what's happening in the app and don't want to see the website events like page views etc. ...
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Transfer ownership of abandoned Google Analytics account

The web team of a new client was fully responsible for the client's Google Analytics account, meaning the client didn't keep records of the account. Now that that web team has gone under we are trying ...
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Google Analytics Not Detecting Tracking Code

I installed google analytics tracking code on my website. It is not being detected on the google analytics app. I did notice though that the default url in the google analytics app is set to ...
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Analytics - Total events divided by number of unique pages?

I am using Google Analytics events to track keywords on my articles - not necessarily the best system I know but there are too many for variables I can't easily change it right now - and I would like ...
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Does “Service Provider” dimension correspond to “ISP Organization” filter in Analytics?

I'm trying to create a filter based on "Service Provider" dimension (Audience > Technology > Network), but there is no such filter field, only "ISP Organization" (and there is no such dimension in ...
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Google Analytics Filters not removing traffic from other domain

We have a frustrating problem where someone copied our site code including our Google Analytics code. So we are getting stats logged from their site which is very frustrating. I have setup 4 Filters, ...
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Tracking eCommerce transactions geographically in Google Analytics Universal

I've done a complete overhaul of our site and had to move our eCommerce transaction posting from the typical JavaScript calls of ga.js on our front-end to direct purchase processing on our back-end, ...
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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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Discrepency in Google Analytics between user count in audience overview and users per browser

Having a bit of an issue with Google Analytics. 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 ...
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What can be messed up by letting the data flow into a Universal Analytics Account without fully customizing 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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Measuring user time until a specific event

Now I know that GA Engagement gives you an estimate of the time users spend on you page, but it's not very accurate and the max time it displays is 30 mins. I'm developing a small online game and ...