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Does “unique visitors” in Google Analytics mean “number of different people”?

My website's Google Analytics shows me 100,000 unique visitors for a time period of 12 full months. Does that means that these are actually 100,000 different people that visited my website in a year? ...
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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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Values for saved data and saved requests much lower in CloudFlare analytics for several months

For several months now the pie charts in my CloudFlare analytics show a much smaller value for the saved data and saved requests (around 5%). Before this the pie charts showed a saving of around 50% ...
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Do server stat tools work with CDNs?

If I pick a hosting package that offers CDN support, then how do server stat tools work, since web pages are served by different servers from all over the world? Can I rely on them in that case?
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How to track Google Analytics from a specific page on my website

I have a website that has a sign up form and login form (besides other pages, obviously). The sign up flow for goes as this: Landing page > SignUp Form > Thank you Page (Button click) > Login Page I ...
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Does Google Analytics influence Alexa rank?

Do the statistics seen in Google Analytics influence how Alexa ranks a site? Or does each service have its own rankings?
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Find 4chan post linking to your website?

I looked in my visitor statistics and saw that some people were coming from boards.4chan.org. Hmm, interesting. I'd like to see that post... Is there any way to find it?
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Google Webmaster Crawl Stats Missing

I added my website in Google Webmaster Tools two months ago and in "Crawl Stats" section I am seeing the following data. Pages crawled per day - Missing graph data for some specific date And the same ...
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How to view Web Server Activity via a command line or terminal

Is there a way to monitor the activity of a web server via the command line. I have seen in many movies webmasters watching a command line screen in which data is continuously moving up, seems to me ...
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Do we really need Google Analytics for better SERP positions?

We have been using Google Analytics on our main website for years, but recently we have tried another local stats system (Yandex.Metrica) and we are very happy with it - more than with the Google one. ...
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Analyzing logs: how to get page views broken down by page?

I have a WordPress site where we didn't enable "pretty" permalinks, and thus, all pages in it have URLs in the form ?p=3921. Now, when I log into the statistics page in my hosting provider, I see that ...
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Where can I find unfiltered search query statistics?

I would like to learn more about upcoming trends and I also need it for seo. I know Google Trends, but it displays only filtered statistics about what and how people search. Can you recommend me any ...
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Does Google Analytic count mismatching/unconfigured URLs?

Say url www.mysite.com is registered in Google Analytics and the tracking ID is UA-12345678-90. What happens if another site with URL www.anothersite.com uses this ID too? Does analytic count visits ...
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Seekins statistics package which shows IP address and browser version

I am looking at my AwStats results and see 11% of my visits are from MS IE 6. That sounds weird, and I would like to find out who it is. I suspect that if I can find a statistics package which ...
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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What's the difference between 'top servers' and 'active sites' in Netcraft's web server survey?

I'm looking at the graphs on this page and I don't understand the difference between two market share graphs: Market Share for Top Servers Across All Domains Market Share for Active Sites Across All ...
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How much traffic isn't reported by Google Analytics?

We keep finding inconsistencies between data in Analytics and the reports we get from other sources. In general, we notice about 40% less pageviews in Analytics than elsewhere: Correlating number of ...
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Vendor reliability and Privacy reputation

When observing my website stats at StatShow, I can see my internet reputation for: Trustworthiness Vendor reliability Privacy Child Safety My site had excellent results for ...
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Comparison of phrases containing the same word in Google Trends

If I compare three phrases in google trends : house sale house white house I get the following numbers: house -> 91 sale house -> 3 white house -> 2 The question is: Is "sale house" and ...
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Merge database statistics into google analytics

A couple of sites I administer have this situation: Google Analytics is set up for regular traffic reporting I have some sort of cron tab emailing/logging weekly/monthly statistics like number of ...
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Is the information provided by UglyStat.com realistic? [closed]

A new website to estimate website traffic and revenues is available. Is the data realistic? I mean, for those who have up and running websites, do you confirm the information is more or less correct? ...
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How can I find the approximate daily traffic of a site which I don't own? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to discover the traffic of a site I don’t control? I want to find the approximate daily traffic of a site which isn't ours, and the site is located in ...
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Simple count visitors for front page for Joomla

We have a website with Joomla and we want to put a simple counter for visitors in front page of website, just the number of visitors. I use stat counter but the problem is that I can’t see all the ...
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Counting total number of distinct real people that have seen a web page?

What is most accurate method to count total number of distinct real people that have seen a web page? (not number of times that a page is requested). In other word what is your idea to make counting ...
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better site analytics service / script: real time statistics and time spent on pages?

I'm looking for a site analytics software (service or script) that must be easy to comprehend. GA is simply too much complicated and it misses some key features (for me). Missing features are: real ...
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Alternative to Google Analytics with A/B testing and PDF scheduling

Is there a hosted solution that competes with Google Analytics and has some of the heavy hitting features: A/B testing with regression analysis Conversion tracking Funnels Schedulable reports that ...
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Mobile Browser Usage Statistics

I'm looking for global mobile browsers usage statistics from time to time compared to desktop browsers. Any better ideas than http://gs.statcounter.com/ ? I need it as a reference for my college ...
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Google Analytics + External Site Statistics Tracking in one application?

My company is a broker in the real estate industry. As such, we send a lot of our listings to sites like Trulia.com and Zillow.com, among others. These sites direct leads to our realtors, and provide ...
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How to track a site-search with lots of options?

Our website has two search forms. One of them includes no text input, but a lot of checkboxes, dropdown boxes and radio buttons for narrowing down our product catalogue. Is there a good way to track ...
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Google Analytics change stats of my page if I do some changes on it?

the question is : Google Analytics change stats of my page if I do some changes on it ? I don't know how G.A works when we update manually a page (html) For example, if I add a new picture to my ...
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Impossible referrers

I'm tracking webpage referrers. Sometimes I see russian (or other languages) blogs as referrer, which cover other subjects. Googling "site:http://myrussianblog.ru mywebsite" returns nothing. I don't ...
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Google Analytics - how to track multiple sections of a site at once?

I need to track the pageviews and goal completions for the Blogs section of my website, and I used to do this simply by searching the word "/blog/" under Content, which would pull all of our Blog ...
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I have a video streaming site with a paywall. How do I track users that have been referred by an affiliate?

What I would like to do is track if a user has been referred to my website. If the incoming user purchases something I would like to share revenue with the affiliate. I'm not sure what the common ways ...
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Sample size and statistical significance in Google Analytics

I have been asked to compile a report into dropout rates during checkout for a global webstore I have used a sample size over one month as my sample because: google analytics slows to a crawl over ...
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What are low activity, medium activity and high activity

I received stats for a website (page views, bounce rate, etc), I can't understand what some of the columns mean. Low activity Medium activity High activity The numbers are biggest in the "Low ...
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Why are Awstats, Webalizer, and Google Analytics results so different?

I realize that comparing Awstats and Webalizer to Google Analytics is like comparing apples to oranges, but each of them track at least basic statistics about visitors and pages. So why are there ...
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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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Why does StatCounter show less unique visitors than my Apache access log?

StatCounter shows yesterday as seeing 10,611 unique visitors to my site. I wrote a script that counted the number of unique IP addresses in yesterday's Apache access log. It counted 14,190 unique IP ...
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How can I determine the trending pages on my site?

I'm looking to see what the "hot" pages are on one of my sites. I want to see for various timeframes, what the top-50 pages are. I'm only concerned with the current month's data. I'm going to create ...
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Analytics for Single Page JavaScript Webapps (Google Analytics?)

Can Google Analytics be used for tracking user behavior in a single page web application? I have used Google Analytics for typical websites but haven't used it for these type of web apps. If not ...
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How can I track the “Traffic Sources” of “Unique Visitors” by Google Analytics?

Now I can only see the "Traffic Sources" of "Visits". But what I would like to know is the number of "Unique Visitors" from each referrals. But when I go to "Traffic Sources" -"Referrals" from the ...
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Obtaining visitor stats without traffic monitoring software

A client would like me to obtain visitor stats for his website, but does not have any traffic monitoring software installed. So I'm wondering if it's even possible. The site is hosted on Heroku, so ...
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Is Google Analytics safe for websites that deal with sensitive information?

I work for a company that writes several webapps that deal with a lot of sensitive information, such as full name, date of birth, address, and SSNs. Currently we don't have anything to measure site ...
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How can I get stats for what 3rd-party sites have embedded our iframe widget?

Say we've produced a widget for other sites to use, like so: <iframe src="http://example.com/whatever.php" frameBorder="0" width="200px" height="300px" scrolling="no"></iframe> The ...
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SEO - Is it right that only 20% of visitors come on the homepage?

few days ago I was discussing with a xoogler about percentage of people incoming on a website, and how many of them really come on the homepage. He said that in a website that has been studied well ...
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Why don't my Google Analytics traffic statistics match my webserver logs?

For a couple of months I've got a Wordpress website (http://www.tricky-design.com) online. I was curious how many visitor do visit my website therefore I'd setup a statistics counter Statpress (plugin ...
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Getting statistics on traffic sources for website usage

Does anyone know a valid source where to get global statistics on how users access a webpage? E.g., Site Referrer - 48% Search Engines - 41% Direct Entry - 1%
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Math behind multivariate testing for website optimization [closed]

I am looking for theoretical resources (books, tutorials, etc.) to learn about making sound statistical inferences given (plenty of) multivariate website conversion data. I'm after the math involved, ...
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is it possible to get browser marketshare by OS?

For development purposes, I'd like to get a rough estimate of the distribution of browser usage share, but everything I've been able to find just states overall market share. Is it possible to get ...
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What percentage of internet users reject cookies?

What percentage of internet users don't accept cookies by default? (persistent and session cookies). Couldn't find any current data, only estimates.