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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Are there any reasons to not to set speed sample rate to 100 in Google Analytics?

While searching for performance problems, I found out that we have several entries where our page load time is zero or extremly high (>150s). After a short research I found out that this happens ...
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Is it possible for Google Analytics to keep tracking even when the tracking code was removed if there is a parent tracking code present?

For quite a few years the University library where I work has used Google Analytics to track usage of our web pages. Recently I noticed it wasn't working. The code had some how disappeared from 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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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 - 4/15/...
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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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Google Analytics - goal funnel max steps includes destination?

I'm pretty new to GA and am having an issue. Two goals are being completed, when I am expecting only one. I have two Goals set up, the only difference between them is that GoalA has an extra page, ...
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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 ...
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Duplicate tracking using iFrame

My main website has the GA tracking code with subdomain tracking enabled. ga('create', 'UA-XXXXXXXX-1', 'auto'); ga('require', 'displayfeatures'); ga('send', 'pageview'); A subdomain has GA ...
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number of unique users fired a specific event using google analytics segments

I'm trying to find the number of unique users who fired the event of enabling the widget using Google Analytics. I created a segment based on the relevant Category and Action of this event but I'm ...
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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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Goal Funnel and external sites

I have a destination goal set to a thank-you page, and I want to know how many of those goals completions come directly from my site's homepage, however, before getting to the thank-you page, the user ...
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Google Analytics showing (not set) when viewing by Page Title

I'm trying to figure out why there is a row that shows a page title as (not set) in the Site Content > All Pages > Page Title table. I've read that this issue can be caused by improperly set ...
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Universal Analytics: Traffic source from target A in target B reports

I have a few targets: registration, success payment, discard payment, etc. And I need to see traffic source, that was on registration target achieved on all other reports. Is there any way to make ...
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GA funnel tracking using cross-domains and regex

I have been using funnels to track people going from a store page to our thank_you page successfully, these funnels are from one domain and is only step1-->goal. I have become completely stumped ...
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Temporarily combine Google Analytics segments for reporting

When using segments in Google Analytics reports, they are always applied to the data as an "or" operator to compare (understandably so), but I'm looking for a way to apply them temporarily as an "and"....
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Is it possible to filter or segment an event on a user's eCommerce value?

Basically if you have an event set up, lets call it "Bought an Upsell", assume that it has all appropriate values set up, Action, category, label, value, noninteraction. is there a way to answer the ...
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Tracking goals in Google Analytics content experiments

I seem to have a hard time getting goals to track properly in GA's content experiments. I have my landing page which has the GA tracking code. On the conversion page (this is on a different domain ...
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Visit counts in Google Analytics advanced segments not consistent

My organization has recently noticed an issue when applying advanced segments to visit counts during different time ranges. With no advanced segments turned on, here are the visit counts for Oct 1st -...
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Google Analytics: Tracking mobile visits on a different top level domain

I have set up tracking for my website with the async snippet, the website is running on example.com. Now I want to add Analytics tracking to my (perl-based) mobile website example.mobi. I have added ...
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Is linking Search Console and Analytics as property owner by delegation possible?

If my email ID is added as a property owner of a website in Google Search Console and if I am an admin user of the same website in Google Analytics, will I be able to link the Search Console & ...
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New Filtered View in Google Analytics not recording data

I am trying to create a filtered view that blocks all of the spam, bots, etc. from my original unfiltered view. The problem I am receiving ever since I created this view is: Sometimes I see some real ...
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Does changing campaign names in AdWords mess up “Clicks to Sessions - rate” in Google Analytics

Does Google Analytics import AdWords data from connected accounts for every querried report anew? The reason I'm asking is, that I get a Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning in Google Analytics ...
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Why is GA Experiment crushing my whole report?

Until yesterday, we had a clean reporting of our content urls that looked like: /men/shirts/shirt-with-extended-lines?color=12988 But then we activated an experiment and since then we just see this ...
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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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Custom “WhatsApp” Channel does not work with the default Google Analytics channel grouping

I have a GA account, where someone added "WhatsApp" to the Default Channel Grouping like so: Looking at the Acquisition > Channels report using source / medium as a secondary dimension and filterd ...
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Adding Segment (Contains: Page) reduces figures for other Segments

I am digging into why a Segment is showing numbers that are so low. At our organisation we have permanent iPads set up which have their own landing page on our website (index.html?cafe=1).* If I ...
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Track number of pageviews and duration after user hits specific URL

I am looking to track the number of pageviews and the session duration after a user goes to a search page. Is there a way to do this in GA or would have to setup an event in tag manager? This would ...
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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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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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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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Google-SEO-friendly ajax site since Oct 2015

Since Oct 2015, Google have been able to crawl ajax sites automatically (so the recommendations made in former articles like this are officially deprecated). But I'm still having trouble getting ...
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Assigning Ecommerce Revenue Value to Existing Goal Value

Optimizing an existing AdWords - Analytics setup. Previously, a conversion goal was set up, tracking a thank you type page without a value. AdWords is using this from Analytics to measure conversion ...
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How to hide affiliate transaction price in Google Analytics Ecommerce tracking JS source code?

I have an affiliate business that serves deals to users. After a deal is clicked, user is redirected to the vendor website where he can complete the transaction. As I also have some revenue from the ...
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How to handle AngularJS hash bounce in Google Anlaytics?

Google Analytics append string is stripped off due to angular hash (#) bounce. when you click on it this link sub.f.org/fff/sign-up/plan, the following actions occurs: a link appears in browser as ...
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Why are there zero session entries in the highest page load times Google Analytics report?

I created an error dashboard with a widget that shows our pages with highest average page load time and over how many sessions this value was tracked. But I do not know why Google Analytics shows ...
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Count clicks to each of two external sites in Google Analytics

My client is a theatre company and they have lists of shows on their site. When the user clicks on a show, they get the option to book a ticket via site X or site Y. They want to know how many ...
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Google Analytics is taking too long to update despite events being below 40K per day

We have always had between 200K - 400K events per day reported on GA. This never caused a problem. Our GA updates took place every few minutes. Last month our GA started updating slower and slower, ...
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Discrepancies between bounce rate and drop rate in behavior flow

The bounce rate of one of my websites 15%, however when looking at the Behavior Flow section of Google Analytics, it shows a homepage drop off of around 80% Can a visitor be counted as a non-bounce, ...
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Irregulations with Google Analytics Organic Search Sources

Please help me to understand where is the problem with my Organic Search Sources in my Google Analytics reports (OSS). Couple of months ago I've checked my referral traffic for new search engines and ...
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Google Analytics model comparison tool shows all traffic as direct when it actually came from Facebook and Instagram

We have created a new site and we are doing an Ad Campaign in Facebook Ads. My problem is that when I go to Google Analytics to analyze my traffic with the Model Comparison Tool and I click to First ...
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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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Create a CMS plugin that can use the Google Analytics API on any domain name?

I'm making a plugin to a CMS, the plugin is a easy simple view of Google Analytics, with graphs etc. I'm using the Embed API, https://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/embed-api/ But the problem is, that now ...
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Get Google Analytics to report goal conversion by scroll depth

I've been using http://scrolldepth.parsnip.io/ to track scroll depth as an event in Google Analytics. I now want to compare that with a goal conversion to be able to track the conversion rate of users ...
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Is SKU price in Google Analytics E-Commerce with or without VAT?

In ECommerce docu it says just price. And I want to know if it should be the full price with VAT inclusive or the netto price. Or does it not matter and it just depends on how our BI wants the data?
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How to send custom values in google tag manager

I am working on tag certain events with google tag manager but I have a doubt about sending custom value, I'm defined an event like this In the value field I'm sending a data layer value defined as ...
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How do I track my blogpost number of shares on social media and have them show in Google Analytics?

I am managing the web analytics of a wordpress blog. It has a plugin which gives the visitors share the blog on a number of social media. I wan to track how many of the users shred the blogpost and ...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

Just a few hours back I was checking my logs when I found a whole bunch of traffic from IP address 54.174.xx.xx and ISP Amazon.com (validated from Google analytics). It lasted for an hour and then ...
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Excluding mobile devices from google analytics traffic with the analytics opt out plugin

Ive got a dynamic IP at both my office and at home, this leaves my only option for blocking myself showing up in google analytics the google analytics opt out browser plugin, this works fine when im ...
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Google Analytics Not Tracking Mobile Visitors

A Google Analytics account I have access to seems to completely ignore visits from handheld devices. I originally noticed as the traffic count from handheld was only 15, compared to the thousands ...