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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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Recommend a website stats service that doesn't get bombarded with referral spam? [closed]

I am fed up with Google Analytics, can't believe a big company like them is still not doing anything about this. Can anyone recommend an alternative website stats service that takes care of the ...
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Google Analytics not counting page views when installed on my website?

I installed Google Analytic on my website. I pasted the code into the right place. It is showing real time & other data, but it is not counting sessions and page views. It actually appears that ...
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In Google Analytics how do I determine which pages are losing page views month over month?

How do I show and order the pages which lost views (popularity) in Google Analytics? e.g. page A lost 350 unique visitors this month and page B lost 300, etc.
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How do I show visitor count in my page?

I am using Google Analytics for tracking the visitors on my website. I can view all the stat reports from my Google login. I am wondering if I could place the visitor summary stat in my home page of ...
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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automatically detect browser specific issues from usage statistics

Suppose you have a website that sells dog food (why not?) to people using a variety of browsers. Is there some way to automatically be notified if sales (or some other activity) suddenly stops for a ...
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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 store daily snapshot of site statistics in MediaWiki?

I'd like to chart daily page views/edits/numbers of pages in existence on a site with MediaWiki and Semantic MediaWiki installed. I have shell access to the site. How can you automate the storage of ...
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Announcing new website with a countdown: What load peak I have to deal with?

My corporate website is going to change: the new one is ready on a different server. I have to put a countdown of 24 hours on the current site home page, at "hour 0" I will switch to the new website ...
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A large percentage of my traffic originates from my own website's IP address [closed]

I've been going through my webalizer stats for the past few months, and on a month to month basis I have noticed this trend. A very high percentage (usually around 20% of traffic by KBytes) belongs ...
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Does Google Analytics not track data accurately when reporting the same pages to 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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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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Browser Language Preference Statistics by Country

I'm wondering which languages are most popular with internet users in countries around the world. My initial research found browser usage statistics by country, but nothing about proportional ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Do you know any independent keyword (phrase) statistics trend website?

Does anyone know an equally impressive service that shows the amount of times a specific keyword (phrase) has been searched, as well as a branch of other similar words? The one discussed in this ...
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List of phones that support media queries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width? Is there any resource that lists which phones support media queries? I'm optimizing my site. 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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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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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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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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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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Best Free Web Statistics and Analytics Packages For Sites Using PHP & MySQL

I'm looking for a list of the best free web statistics and analytics packages for my site using PHP & MySQL?
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How much of the world's website traffic is attacks?

Does anyone have any statistics on how much of the total of the world's website traffic is malicious? Every day I am amazed by the number of requests for .dll and similar things which don't appear ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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How to Distribute File and get Download Statistics?

One of my Clients wan't to distribute there monthly print-magazine also as free PDF download. Similar to HackerMonthly. We are currently not using any CMS so we are open to every solution. I could be ...
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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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Live status dashboard for multiple websites

Anyone know of a good online service or local software package that will give me a real-time (or almost real-time) status of how my websites are doing: uptime, ping, latency, DNS, etc. Any ...
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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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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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Best stats tool for cross-domain tracking

We build a webapp that allows users to run the app under their own subdomain. So we run the app under search.domainX.com, search.domainY.com and so on. They each have their own Google Analytics to ...
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Global Statistics for Browser + Operating System

I'm trying to determine global statistics (similar to StatCounter's) for a combination of Browser + OS. For example, 35% (or whatever) of users are on XP and IE8. StatCounter only displays one or ...
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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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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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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 ...