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the Service is provided without charge to You for up to 5 million pageviews per month per account As long as you do not exceed 5 million impressions per month, Google Analytics is free. This is generally not an issue for most small business and personal users. if You have an active Adwords campaign in good standing, the Service is provided without ...


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This is most likely ghost spam, lately the spammers have been hitting with direct visits along with the referral, probably as some kind of distraction. If you have spam from one of the referrals ending with -buttons.com, then there is the problem. Here is an example: This account is inactive so all of it is spam, 2 hits from referrals and 24 directs. ...


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Is your website available on the Flipboard magazine app? If it is, it might be visitors reading your posts from the app who then decide to continue to read it directly on your website for a better view. In such cases most visitors will hit the back button to go back to the app after reading the post on your website, hence the high bounce rate.


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Your expression should work fine on both is strange that it doesn't for filters. I tested here https://regex101.com/ Probably the filter hasn't started working yet. Filters may take up to 24hrs for start showing in your stats https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6046990?hl=en GA allows simpler syntax for basic expression, dots and hyphens don't need ...


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For filtering out Ashburn's visitors, create a new segment with that browser and city as negative parameters. So it would be an "all visitors except these" segment. Then activate it in your reports. But I think you should do more research before doing that. Do you think all the hits from Ashburn are spammy? Try to add second dimensions to Location report. ...


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Recently there has been a spate of Google Analytics spammers. They typically: Send requests directly to Google's collector script without ever hitting your website. Put advertisements for their website into referrers or other places where the data shows up in your reporting Customize their requests only with your Analytics Id (but not with your domain ...


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There are two things that play a part - first Google must be able to load additional tracking code, then it must be able to send information off to the Google Server. The first part requires the Google Analytics snippet that you have to embed into your page. This code executes a header injection, i.e. it adds dynamically a script tag to the header of your ...


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There is a chance that the keywords you are targeting are also catching people who are searching for them in another context. They then click your ad, see the contents have no relevancy to them, and leave. In Google Analytics, go to Acquisition > AdWords> Search Queries. Here you can see what people are searching that brings up your ads. You could find the ...


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This is due to the data in Akquisition > Suchmaschineneoptimierung -> Zielseiten (or Accuisition > Search Engine Optimisation > Landing Page ) being pulled from Goole Webmaster Tools / Search Console account for the site and the data in your other report coming from Google Analytics's tracking, two different tracking methords. Why are the numbers so out? ...


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No, the closest you'll get is the Custom date range which cannot be saved. Having selected your custom range, you could do YTD and MTD with the "Compare to" list. You can also easily just type in your range, rather than selecting from the calendar picker.


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The way you have it setup right now will not work. Google Analytics JS code will not send the tracking hit (__utm.gif) to the GA servers. There are a few options you might want to try: Use an IP address instead of .local Turn off domain hashing by setting _setDomainName("none") The following is from Google Analytics help: In order for Google ...


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The answer is No, I checked today and the referral traffic is reflecting correctly. Removing the domain from the Referral Exclusion List yesterday is what must have fixed it. Perhaps I was a bit hasty in saying that it hadn't made a difference...


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Realised from the referral details in GA that the issue is caused by Synxis using a different shell template for mobile users. I didn't have the Mobile setting in my admin section so didn't realise. Hopefully when I get the code updated this should cure the problem.


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It is not possible to use Google Tag Manager to combat this spam. Those spammers don't ever visit your website. They inject bad data into your Google Analytics by pinging the Google Analytics tracker URL directly. The question Block social-buttons.com / simple-share-buttons.com Referral Spam has a good answer on how to block the spam. It requires ...


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This is not quite possible, since "male" and "female" are dimensions, not metrics - i.e. you do not have "209 of male". But you might have 209 sessions by male visitors, which might be very well what you mean. However you cannot export the male and female values as separate columns (this is one dimension "gender"). This would only work if you had a custom ...


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I'm not sure why this is happening and how people are finding the link because I have tried searching for techanger and the calculator.php page hasn't shown up. I then searched for techanger calculator.php. I'm sure it's nothing to worry about because the 404 not found page that it brings me to isn't your own custom one. The only thing that I can think of ...


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These are all referrer spam, there is no interaction with your website at all. It hits directly Google Analytics and adds fake data as referrals, pages or keywords. To stop them you should create a filter in GA. There are some related questions that may help you: About the "share-buttons": http://stackoverflow.com/a/29312117/3197362 About "darodar" and ...


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A new account will probably still get this referral spam "traffic." One suggestion has been to change the last digit of you GA account from the default of "1" to another number. But really, it's only a matter of time before these spammers start using those numbers too. Your best bet at this point is to create filters in your GA account to filter this ...


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Create a new view with an Include Only Filter by Name/Code or anything else of the article, and use a regular expression to identify only their products. It can work if your products have in their name or code a unique identifier that distinguish your competitor's brand name. There's also an alternative: you can create a scheduled report (via email) based ...


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Goal Flow report let you see data based on pageviews, so you can analyze page by page. It's not like funnel visualization that is visits based. So, in that scenario, your visitor would report as an exit in the first visit, then as a goal completed in the second. More here: ...


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The data officially is owned by the Google Analytics account administrator, as stated on https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en under account administrator control over data section. When working on this similar initiative for an enterprise, I have utilized their IT information management ISO certifications 17021 and 27006. You can grab ...



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