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Does the JavaScript that Google Analytics Experiments adds slow down alternate versions, and how could I measure this?

I am using Content Experiments in Google Analytics to test three different landing pages. This uses JavaScript on the initial page to load the alternates. Would the additional JavaScript add to the ...
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122 views

Google analytics in E-commerce iframe not tracking source

I have a ticket booking system in an iframe. I am tracking sales but the source of the sales is not being recorded. I'm trying to shed some light on why this might be. The code on the parent page is ...
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Discrepancy in Google Analytics multiple accounts

I am reporting my traffic to 2 different Google Analytics accounts. Using Universal Analytics, I am doing something like: ga('create', 'UA-XXXX', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); ga('create', ...
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Stopping JavaScript savvy bots from getting into GA in the first place

I'm aware that bots can be filtered out at the profile level in GA, but I hadn't considered the effect of letting all that bogus data into the web property, and therefore ultimately counting against ...
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317 views

Ecommerce product information missing with Google Universal Analytics

I recently upgraded to (Google) Universal Analytics but since the upgrade no product information is appearing in my Conversions reports. But, transactions do appear as do all of the other usual ...
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68 views

Tracking dynamic events in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to implement dynamic events in my platform to trackearlos. My question is: For generating these events and who are trackeados in Google Analytics to put the push of the "onclick" to do ...
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41 views

I have multiple versions of the same landing page. How can I tell Google Analytics which is being viewed?

I'm sending a link to a landing page to a number of different companies and need to be able to tell Google Analytics which company is viewing the page and when. I of course have my original link to ...
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197 views

Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us in realtime visitors, why such an enormous discrepancy?

Since years I use in a site both Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us, both Google analytics and whos.amung.us javascripts are inserted in the same pages in the tracked part of the site. In real-time ...
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78 views

Google Analytics Not tracking data correctly IP-address issue?

I have developed a small site for a client and the site has been placed inside a <iframe> at the clients site. The GA-script I'm using looks like this: <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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264 views

Segment subdomains with Google Analytics?

So, when a website has multiple subdomains: www.example.com foo.example.com bar.example.com What is the best way to use Google Analytics to segment the data? I would prefer have access to 'All ...
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121 views

How to Trigger GA Event for Every Single Pageview (of a certain type)

Thanks, edited my question. I need a reliable way to capture a GA event whenever the GA tracking code fires for a particular page only. Doing so because we want to assign a dollar value to simply ...
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51 views

Redundant Parameters in Google Analytics JS Snippet

Google Analytics provide this snippet of code to copy and paste to a site: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ ...
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516 views

Is there any way to get data from Google Analytics Per Page Visit

I am using Google Analytics to track visitors of my website. I also want to track IP address of the visitor but Google doesn't allow this. Now I am thinking that I must save IP address of the visitor ...
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137 views

sku code as description in Google Analytics

In the Google Analytics ecommerce tracing script you must provide for every item and SKU code. I have this code for every product I'm selling and up until now I have always provided it in the _addItem ...
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884 views

Any drawbacks by including Google Analytics in your main js file?

I'm using MVC that is compressing and minifying all my js files into one file so basically there is only one request. As far as I see every page has Google Analytics code below their js includes. If ...
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384 views

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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1k views

Tracking logged in vs. non-logged in users in Google Analytics

I am building a social media site that is similar is structure to twitter and facebook.com where unauthenticated users who go to https://mysite.com will see a login + sign-up page, and authenticated ...
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461 views

Tracking Outgoing Links With Google Analytics Events

I've been trying to track clicks on external links on my website using the events tracking method. So I've got my Google Analytics code setup before body ends as shown below (note: quotes have been ...
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185 views

Is there an elegant way to track multiple domains under separate accounts with Google Analytics?

I have a situation where a content management system uses the same template for multiple websites with different domain names and I can't make a separate template for each. However, each website needs ...
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713 views

Sudden drop of pageviews/visit and increase of bounce rate in Analytics

Google analytics stats: 04 june 2012 Visits: 4.423 Unique visitors: 3.558 Pageviews: 77.352 Pageviews / visit: 17,49 Visit length: 00:06:26 Bounce rate: 1,09% 05 june 2012 Visits: 4.652 Unique ...
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Someone else is using our Google Analytics Tracking code number. What do we do?

After looking over our Analytics today, I realized that another website is also using our same tracking code #, which is cause quite a few incorrect hits to our Analytics. Are there any ways to ...
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222 views

How to prevent Google Website Optimizer from making Google Analytics spike Direct Traffic and lower Bounce Rate?

I am using Google Website Optimizer (GWO) and Google Analytics. Whenever a person (Google Website Optimizer) does a javascript redirect, Google Analytics will change the referrer. When the referrer ...
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261 views

GA and /outbound/javascript:void(0) bounce rate

My Google Analytics reports a bounce rate very high for outbound/javascript:void(0) but I don't understand what this URL is. I use Drupal, and in the HTML code there isn't this URL.
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560 views

How to track js conditional outbound redirects with Google Analytics?

We work with an affiliate program where you need to use different affiliate links for some specific countries. Because of that our links in the content are pointed to an internal page ...
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196 views

Can Google Analytics track raw data?

I've never used Google Analytics (GA), so maybe this is possible. But, a friend of mine had someone create a site for him for quite a lot of money. Anyway, my friend wanted the guy to add another ...
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574 views

How to interpret Events from Unique Events in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to add some javascript triggered Google Analytics events to a website that is already working with GA. I've included the following beneath the standard GA script (new ga.js script). ...
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140 views

Does Google Analytics track links that use onclick=“parent.location='Something.html' ”?

I am using onclick="parent.location='#'" to make a table into a link, but will Google Analytics see this as a link or will it cause mayhem in the reports?
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How do you exclude yourself from Google Analytics on your website using cookies?

I'm trying to set up an exclusion filter with a browser cookie, so that my own visits to my don't show up in my Google Analytics. I tried 3 different methods and none of them have worked so far. I ...
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447 views

What could cause analytics bounce rate to go from ~30% to ~100% in a day?

A month ago, my site had about a 30% bounce rate. One day I pushed some changes to the site, and all the sudden my bounce rate shot straight up to around 98% and my average time on site plumetted to ...
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226 views

Does Google Analytics allow custom variables to have a value of zero?

I was interested in tracking the versions of QuickTime my users have installed. As suggested in an earlier question, I have set up a custom variable and built a report around it. Here is my code for ...
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232 views

What could artificially increase the bounce rate reported in Google Analytics?

Since deploying Janrain Engage to our website, which includes a javascript snippet that is loaded from their servers, I've noticed about 10-15% increase in our bounce rate. I think this is artificial ...
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660 views

Does placing Google Analytics code in an external file affect statistics?

I'm working with an outside software vendor to add Google Analytics code to their web app, so that we can track its usage. Their developer suggested that we place the code in an external ".js" file, ...
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282 views

How do i properly use CustomVars in google analytics?

How do i properly use custom vars in google analytics? I used the code below and here is what i notice i only seen 'one' being in the get request After 24 hours only 'one' showed up After commenting ...
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Why would you use document.location.protocol instead of plain // prefixed urls?

For instance Google Analytics uses document.location.protocol in the boilerplate for tracking: <script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', ...
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914 views

Multiple google analytics instances on a page?

My company creates (and hosts) sites for many different clients. We allow clients to send us tracking code, including Google Analytics, and we put them on the page. We would also like to include our ...
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What is the benefit of using Google Analytics' asynchronous tracking code compared to the non-asynchronous code?

What, specifically, does the asynchronous code accomplish or allow that the older code does not?