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Using Google Analytics (or similar service) to track access to offline HTML files?

Is it possible to add code to a static, local HTML file on my computer, so that whenever I open the local file with a web browser (file:///C/Users/...), and assuming that the computer is connected to ...
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Tracking the content

How to track a particular event at regular time intervals? For instance tracking the Linkedin companies, jobs related to specific technology (cloud computing, big data, etc.). How can we do that?
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My virtual server is created but it's not showing anything when I visit the site?

I have created a virtual sever as below for my site: I've specified the folder and domain name: And I created a master zone for the domain, and NS1 and NS2 has been set for the domain. everything ...
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What are the pros of installing multiple user behavior tracking frameworks on the same website?

What are the pros of installing G Google Analytics Webtrends Quantcast .. and several other user behavior tracking frameworks all in same website? Don't they give same set of results? I just know ...
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What does the Quantcast __qca cookie do?

I'm reviewing the cookies served up from my website and one of them is a first-party cookie __qca which seems to be set by Quantcast. I'm sure this is just used for tracking, but I can't find this ...
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Can I use UTM urls in Google Analytics to track the performance of different *sections* of my site?

If I start using the UTM links in Google Analytics to try and track the conversion rate on for instance, search results, or product recommendations, will I be getting an accurate representation of ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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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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Google analytics event tracking doesn't show the related revenue

We're tracking clicks on certain banners on a site using synchroneous tracking: var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(\''+ ga_acc_code +'\'); pageTracker._trackEvent(\'click_1\', \'Home\', \'%title%\'); ...
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How do I keep track of multiple websites?

As an owner of multiple websites I sometimes find it difficult to remember when each site needs renewing. Another problem is that I have to log into every single site to check the site traffic ...
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Determine what percentage of visitors to my site leave without taking a certain on-page action

On Rap Genius you can click the orange lyrics to read pop-up explanations: However, I'm sure some visitors don't know that the orange lyrics are clickable. I'd like to figure out what percentage 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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Any free web analytics/tracking services without JavaScript?

Is there any free web analytics/tracking service that can work without JavaScript on client side?
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How do sites like alexarank and w3spy.net work?

I am curious as to how companies are able to track the number of unique visitors to other people's sites. Seems like an impossible task to me. Any ideas?
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Track a Goal conversion in Google Analytics for filling in a contact form when the URL stays the same

If a contact form's URL stays the same after submitting the form, how can I track goal conversions in Google Analytics for filling in the form? Normally I would add the confirmation page's URL into ...
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Are there any drawbacks to including UTM information on outbound links?

The question: Pros and cons of tracking referral trafic with "utm" tags asks for pros and cons but is quite old at this point and doesn't have any Cons in the answer. Hopefully we can ...
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Google Analytics e-commerce tracking - unique order id's

I sell an online piano course. It's a single product that uses a single thank-you URL. On this thank-you page I want to track a transaction of 69 euro, quantity 1. The transaction ID and order ID need ...
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How does infinite page scroll affect Alexa ranking?

Alexa says to include their meta tag into site head tags. On infinite scroll pages head tags are included only once. How does Alexa track pages with infinite scroll? Does that affects site's Alexa ...
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Second step of a funnel higher than first step in Google Analytics

I have a problem with the funnels in Google Analytics. So I have a e-commerce website that I want to track the user path to a purchase. I want GA to track if a user goes trough these steps [Item ...
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how to check that Google Analytics Tracking Code is firing on an iPad

I am used to using the Firebug extension "Omnibug" with Firefox to check that Google Analytics Tracking Code is firing on my website. This application works very well and has minimal overhead. I am ...
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Error when setting Piwik analytics

I've uploaded the latest version of Piwik unto my web server, which is hosted by go daddy.com, on a linux hosting plan. I'm setting it up (accessing it from my browser as instructed) and I have the ...
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SEO/Keywords Monitoring service

Is there a good monitoring service for international sites? I have sites in many countries and I would like to get some monitoring service to track the visibility in Google for all the domains and ...
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Google Analytics: How to track when visitors order a brochure?

I implemented Google Analytics on every page of one of my companies website, and on one page there is a simple form to order a free brochure. The main goal of the site is to have my visitors who are ...
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Tracking based on URL referral?

Users on my site are given unique URL's for me to then track how many people they have referred to my site. IE: http://www.example.com/FQ3DL (FQ3DL being the unique code/url) The first thing I'd ...
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What is the different between these two sets of Google Analytics tracking code?

Does anyone know the different between these two sets of code for Drupal Google Analytics module? Which one is correct? Code 1: before _gaq.push(["_setDomainName", "none"]); ...
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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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Securing cPanel and WHM

Is there a way I can trace users who log in in my cPanel and WHM? I know about cPHulk but it just records users who attack the server. I just want to record every user their IP address that log into ...
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How many Google Analytics custom variables & advanced segments for each account, property & profile?

Google changes this often and I'm having a hard time finding it in the GA documentation. What are the limits for custom variables and advanced segments? Are they specified at the account, property, ...
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Best way to segment data in Google analytics?

I have a web site which has a number of distinct parts, there is a public marketing site, a members area and a admin section for staff, all three are part of the same website and currently the ...
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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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Tracking visitors' choices with Google Analytics

I have been asked to make it possible to track visitors' choices in a 10-step product mockup generator in order to find out which options are most popular. All we really need is to be able to compare ...
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Custom eCommerce tracking

I am selling different software on my website and am offering a 30 days free trial. Is there someway that I can track the trial in Google Analytics? (And maybe, after the 30 days run out if they do ...
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Multiple Google Analytics code for url under same domain

I have one domain: www.example.com, and www.example.com/sales. The analytic code on both urls are different. So when I login to my Google account it displays two separate analytic accounts. on ...
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Google Analytics: Tracking page time on site

Does anyone know how Google Analytics tracks how long a user has been on the site? When the user leaves the page that has analytic tracking code, won't the sending/receiving link be broken? How are ...
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How to track a download with Google Analytics?

I have a download file that is protected with a reCAPTCHA. Is there a way to track the downloads (both attempts and completed) with Google Analytics?
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Good analytics tools that can track visitor actions from a particular source?

Are there good tools that can track what actions a certain subset of visitors (i.e. from a particular source) do once they're on your site? As far as I know (which could be wrong), Google Analytics ...
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Tracking users behaviour - with or without Google Analytics

If I understand correctly the following (point & from GA TOS): PRIVACY . You will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the Service to track or collect personally identifiable ...
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Google pre-rendering causing double and triple events [duplicate]

Is it possible to detect google chrome and firefox prerendering on the server side, or in .htaccess, and defer the prerendering for the purpose of monitoring traffic and website events, or do I need ...
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What is the exact function of Google Analytic's “Social Settings”?

I recently discovered the "Social Settings" section under Google Analytic's Admin section. Google's explanation of this is very vague despite the fact that it apparently limits and alters how some of ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product ...
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Use Google Adwords to track click conversions

I have read that Google Analytics supports click conversions (Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics). But I think I rather have conversions tracked within AdWords so I have a single source ...
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Implementing Google ecommerce tracking code

I am trying to set up e-commerce tracking on my custom e-commerce site. On the thank you for ordering page I have added this code at the bottom, it also has the normal ga.js tracking code in the ...
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Discrepancies between visits recorded in analytics and clicks reported in AdWords

According to analytics, there were only 730 visits on the page. According to AdWords, there were about 1200 clicks on the ad. How can I track what is going on? Shouldn't I have the same number of ...
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Benefit to linking to content directly or via a tracking redirect

I run a site where the majority of links on my page link to content on other sites. Lets say we are looking at movies for example. If my sites are: www.siteA.com www.siteB.com What I currently ...
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Track social activity for any subdomain

We are working on a web application thats actually a network of subdomains. Each user own a subdomain for its own profile. We are looking for a way to track social activity, shares and likes for all ...
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Tracking form abandonment

I'm looking for a decent way to track form abandonment. Ideally, I would like to see how many people start filling out a form but do not complete it, as well as the last field that was filled out. ...
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Tracking for URL domain forwarding

I have a landing page (provided to me and I have no access o control over it). I want to track how many clicks I get, so I want a new domain name (from GoDaddy) to forward to my landing page, but I a ...
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Adding tracking to a link without rewriting the link

I use goo.gl as my url shortener when posting to social media and I really like the analytics it gives me: I'd like to get similar tracking information for who turns up to my homepage via social ...
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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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Google Analytics > Engagement > Duration - Make Custom Times

I need to find the following metrics. How many users stayed for 2 seconds, how many stayed for 5 seconds, how many stayed for 10 seconds. On Google Analytics they have something very similar but it ...