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Unable to use anchor hash tag if using Google Analytics utm

If I want to user to go a particular section of my webpage, I will use http://www.mywebsite.com/help_faq.html#contribution However, sometimes, I need to track where user come from, if I use ...
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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Track SUBMIT button inside iframe with Google Analytics

I have a lead generation site. I have placed a third party application form in an iframe on our site's application page. I want to track how many visitors are clicking on GET FREE QUOTES buttons. In ...
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Does it affect privacy policies or legal liability when we can identify users through analytics?

Currently we are using Google Analytics and provide a simple template generated privacy policy, i.e. standard policy on cookies, anonymous tracking, etc. Some more advanced solutions such as mixpanel ...
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Is implementing Data Layer the only way to track revenue in Google Tag Manager?

I've been considering using Google Tag Manager to help upgrade my site to Universal Analytics. However, the main issue is that tracking Revenue and Ecommerce is hugely important, but implementing a ...
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Track 301 redirect traffic from domainA to domainB in Google analytics

Ive got domainA which has a 301 redirect setup to redirect traffic from domainA to domainB, Id like to track how much traffic is coming through as a redirect from domainA. How could i track this in ...
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Google Analytics: How to track how many times a specific user has viewed a type of page?

I have a set of n pages. I need to be able to break down how many different pages each user has viewed in the set. This is a per user calculation. In other words, I'm trying to provide a report that ...
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How can I keep track of changes in my site's view?

I want to keep track of changes in our company's website view. I want to know about changes to links and pictures in the homepage. I don't need to keep track of website's development, e.g I don't want ...
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Track users over Cross browser for analytics

I want to track users over cross browsers without login option to perform efficient web analytics. I went through flash cookies, but they don't sound promising! Is there any other way to identify ...
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How to track users who access an app three times a week in Google Analytics

I have an IOS app that is being tracked, and I'm looking to find unique users who use the app 3 or more times a week. I am able to find users who logged three sessions in a particular week, but I'd ...
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Viewing the actual User ID in Google Analytics when using the User ID tracking feature

I believe that I have correctly followed all the steps required to implement Google Analytics User ID tracking on my website. While I can see things like the User-ID coverage report, I can't actually ...
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Facebook Ad Conversion Pixel in Callback

I have an affiliate website that I would like to advertise using Facebook Ads. Currently, the tracking pixel is located on the 'shop' page - the final page of my site before the user is redirected to ...
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In Universal analytics.js: how do you enable local remote server mode than sends data to your own server as well as to Google's?

I'm trying migrate website tracking from old Google Analytics script ga.js to new analytics.js. Currently I have enabled "local remote server mode" to send tracing requests to my server as well. ...
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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates ...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to ignore UTM parameters with specific values?

How do I set up Google Analytics to ignore UTM parameters if utm_source=something (or medium/campaign)? I want GA to track it as a referral traffic instead (or direct traffic, if the referrer doesn't ...
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Tracking PDFs properly on our website

I'm looking for the proper way to track pdf downloads from both emails and our site links. If I have many pdfs on a single page, how do I track the pdf downloaded? I found an article on Moz ...
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Tracking App indexing in Google Analytics

After implementing app indexing on a site I'm having trouble figuring out how to track this data in Google Analytics. If I'm logged into App analytics in GA how do I see traffic that has gone to the ...
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How to see what ads my visitors are seeing

I have a website with Adsense. I want to get a an idea for what ads my visitors are seeing. I am currently using a service that allows me to view site users actions, but this hides the ads, ...
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How reliable is email tracking?

I hope that this question is reliable as I guess all webmasters send out emails of one sort of another. I read a while back that gmail has started downloading all pictures attached to emails. As far ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show the search queries that led to clicks?

As you can see in the screenshot below, there has been >400 impressions and 97 clicks, but at the bottom of the table it shows only two queries that led to the clicks. The question is: where is the ...
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How to track visits from domain to subdomain?

I have the similar UA code on main site and subdomain. There are a button on the main site, which refer to the subdomain. I have configured separate view for subdomain and write custom "include" ...
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Most widespread cookies

What are the most widespread cookies among population? One example could be _ga cookie, but are there any others public cookies that almost everyone has in his/her browser? Why am I asking? I want to ...
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Add a source to the Social channel in GA

I manage a site that is getting lots of referral traffic from yummly.com. All this traffic is showing up in Google Analytics as referral traffic, but I would like it to be classified as social ...
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Will assigning a separate UA tracking ID make Google Analytics NOT exclude subdomain as referral source?

I (might) want to treat shop.example.com as a separate tracking entity from www.example.com with Universal Analytics. Here, Google says Google Analytics automatically excludes the domain ...
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Is it possible to track an event without increasing sessions?

We recently added some tracking to our email templates to fire an email -> open event when an email is viewed. This looked like it was working very nicely but we've subsequently realised that it also ...
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Measuring Google Analytics traffic to files on server which don't have tracking code

Hi I'm wondering how Google Analytics (GA) knows whether people land on some file on my server. I have my GA tracking javascript code on our base url, example.com. I'm wondering how GA knows whether ...
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Tracking multiple URLs as a single page with Google Analytics

I run a website where the user is able to create a bespoke page from a template, which is published with a custom URL. For example: http://example.com/customer-bespoke-url-1 ...
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Is utm_source really mandatory in Google Analytics?

According to the Google URL Builder document, utm_source, utm_medium and utm_campain are mandatory. What happens in Google Analytics when you only fill out the latter two, for example: ...
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Track clicks on Flash button in Google Analytics

Client is having a GoogleVoice's "Call me" button on their website and I'm trying to figure out how to set up a tracking for clicks on it as it's not standard link but Flash. Button (for those not ...
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Is it possible to track URL parameters and then the value of a cookie?

I have recently launched a site for a customer which we would like to track initial visits on URLs like below via Google Analytics, and then track revisits on their respective referral code: Users ...
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UTM-alternative for adding parameters with exiting Analytics campaign terms

I'm using the excellent UTM-alernative by dm-guy here to create a cookie and inject the campaign source into a form. However, although that works extremely well for the form, the UTM replacement ...
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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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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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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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Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools on separate sub-domains

I am working on a site which has multiple subdomains to handle localisation. The site is translated into roughly 20 languages all with it's own subdomain, example.com, en.example.com, es.example.com, ...
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How to know if visitors are reading my long-form articles?

I have a website with a couple of long how to's and I would like to know if people are actually reading those articles when they come in from Google. That is, I'd like to learn whether visitors slowly ...
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Is it possible to track values in Adobe Marketing Cloud similarly to Google Analytic's event tracking values?

My company is using Adobe Marketing Cloud. We wanted to try and use analytics to log values like Google Analytics does it (Google Analytics log values) I have been reading thru the documentation and ...
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Can Twitter Analytics show the number of clicks from Tweets back to my website?

I have just added "conversion tracking" https://analytics.twitter.com/accounts/[xxxxxxx]/conversion_tracking Sadly after adding the JS code to my website I still can not see where I can view which ...
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Using a URL parameter for tracking like Amazon

If you look at the Amazon home page you will find that all their links are using a pattern like this one from their navigation menu. ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to track a specific referrer URL?

I have a Featured Product block on my website's home page. I'd like to track it's efficacy by adding a handle ?referrer=featured to it and then have Google Analytics track checkout on said product. ...
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Is there a way to track the time between sequence of pages (e.g. wizard)

I have a wizard sequence in my website and I want to know the time used for users to start the wizard and finish it. That way I could know which page can be optimized or something like that. Can we ...
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What are the implications of having two Google Analytics tracking codes on 1 site?

What are the implications of having two tracking codes on 1 site? Both codes will be right under neath one another e.g. <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ var _gaq = _gaq || []; ...
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How to apply Baidu conversion code for mobile and desktop?

I've got 2 landing pages on the same site. 1 for mobile and 1 for desktop, and it's the same campaign. So the first page visitors arrive at is the mobile-redirect page. Depending if their accessing ...
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Tracking user experience and behavior on a website using Google Analytics to display related products

How can I track a user action on my website? What I want to do is track when the user viewed product, and then display related products to the user. Would this be different between ga.js and ...
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How to track the source of a conversion using Google Analytics?

I'm generating leads from a number of sources, ultimately culminating in a variety of conversion options (call, form submit, and direct email), and I want to isolate the conversions which are coming ...
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Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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Why isn't Google Analytics data being recorded when the snippeted it between the `</head>` and `</body>` tags?

I am really confused with this one, I added the Google Analytics code in my page below the </head> or before </body> but the code is not being marked as connected inside the analytics ...
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Google analytics stopped showing trackbacks after tracking code change

We have a pretty heavily linked-to website. GA showed some trackback in Acquisition > Social > Trackbacks every day until a few days ago, then all the sudden nothing. There's data in other report ...
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How to keep track of websites updates? [closed]

I visit a good number of websites - around 100-200 - that don't offer RSS resources. I'm going to check through that list from time to time anyway but I could avoid wasting time in sites that weren't ...
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How to track Campaigns in Google Analytics without using UTM parameters?

Showing UTMs when linking from one site you own to another is kind of like wearing open-toed shoes at work: it's unseemly and unprofessional. But it's effective. Traffic spills nicely into Google ...