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You just got introduced to bots :) Looks like you are running a vanilla version of software like phpBB or WordPress etc. What are bots? (Source: Wikipedia) Bots are an army of (mostly compromised) machines doing whatever their bot head asks them to do. In most cases, they just post spam messages with links. Read more about the command and control ...


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Google allows Multiple tracking codes on web pages however some configs may not be supported. You can install multiple instances of the Google Analytics tracking code on your web pages to send data to multiple properties in your account. Not all configurations are supported. You can, for example, install multiple instances of the Universal ...


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If your website is hosting a forum or a blog that allows comments to articles you've posted and you allow registrations and postings without some mechanism for verifying the registrations are coming from a human rather than an automated script, you will likely get an enormous amount of spam posted on your site, since there are many systems out there on the ...


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AND and OR are equivalent so it's impossible in that way. More info and examples, you'll find there: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference#OR But... there is a simple solution. Use ga:sourceMedium to filter out combined specific type of medium with a source. E.g. filter expression: ga:sourceMedium==google / ...


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There are several possible ways that Google could get information about your website: Google Analytics: I know you already mentioned this, but I wanted to point out that Google has said they won't use Google Analytics data for ranking purposes. Google AdSense, Google TagManager, or DFP: These are all 3rd party JavaScript on many web pages that could send ...


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No. Not really. Google can use Adsense data for some things and of course if you use Google Analytics you have given them some valuable information. But if you think this bleeds over to search performance, it doesn't. If you do not use Adsense of Analytics then the only data Google has is search performance and click through rate (CTR) which does effect ...


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I think the answer is (other) category in yours report. https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1009671 Result of that aggregation is that "all session" doesn't mean exactly 100% of traffic (in my report it's 76% in 2 week time period). Try to exclude url params to minify number of pages or shorten time period (I know you've selected only one week and ...



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