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vitaly rules google - How to block spam referral traffic [duplicate]

Today I saw keyword in Google Analytic, which is: vitaly rules google☆*:.。.゚゚・ヽ(^ᴗ^)丿・゚゚.。.:*☆ ¯_(ツ)/¯(•ิ•ิ)(ಠ益ಠ)(ಥ‿ಥ)(ʘ‿ʘ)ლ(ಠ_ಠლ)( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ヽ(゚д゚)ノʕ•̫͡•ʔᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ(=^. .^=)oo Location is showing Samara ...
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Exclude multiple domains in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I want to exclude multiple domains from all my reports to prevent referral spam, but as more and more of these popup I'd like to do so via a single filter.. I tried adding a filter with settings: ...
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How to block google analytics spam from hulfingtonpost.com? [duplicate]

Lately my Google Analytics is getting bombared with fake searches, referrals from ilovevitalli.com, resellerclub.com, hulfingtonpost.com and apple.com. One of my sites shows search results like ...
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How to block traffic both in Google Analytics and on Server from a certain country? [duplicate]

I am getting traffic instances from Russia from fake referrers of Reddit, LifeHacker etc. I am not sure how did they get to my site. Is there anyway to block them from my site as well as from ...
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How can I identify spam traffic? [duplicate]

Recently I am getting some referrals traffic which are everyday changing their name (I am blocking them everyday from GA). First few days their name was example.xyz but now they are using various name....
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How can I remove referral spam using a .htaccess file? [duplicate]

I have three websites on various topics, but I can't decrease the bounce rate for them. Some spam referrers have been increasing my site's bounce rate day-by-day. How can I remove this type of ...
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How to Block Spam Referral Traffic in Google Analytic? [duplicate]

I have noticed so many spam referral traffic on my website on Google Analytic. I have tried to block them with the help of filters but it could not help. I know there is also a way to block it with ...
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How to stop Google Analytics Hacks? [duplicate]

What people are doing is basically taking the UA-XXXXXX code that you normally get with analytics, and they are generating calls against it. This is skewing my analytics stats. On top of that, in ...
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Remove spam referals from Google Analytics organic traffic report [duplicate]

I've got some referral spam showing up in my Google Analytics organic traffic. Usually I just ignore it but because it's showing up in my organic traffic and it's pushing up my bounce rate as the ...
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Stop Google Analytics refere spam [duplicate]

Ive been getting an awful lot of refer spam in my Google Analytics referrer traffic recently (as i guess most people are - sites like www.Get-Free-Traffic-Now.com, buttons-for-your-website.com etc) ...
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Causes of Referrer Spam in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I'm trying to determine what could cause an influx of referrer spam traffic in Google Analytics. My company launched a website in September. Since the launch, the website has seen a slow but steady ...
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spam referers bypass htaccess rules [duplicate]

Here is a sample code I'm using in .htaccess to block spam referers: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://.*buttons-for-your-website\.com/ [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://....
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How to prevent random referrals to my website in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

When I look at my Google Analytics dashboard, I see most referrals from a website called rank-checker.online which highly skews up my data. There are other such websites, get-rick-quick, free-social ...
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.htaccess Solution to Referral Spam not working [duplicate]

Getting hit up with a new referral spam site (site valuation dot org) this morning and I've put my usual .htaccess fix in place: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^https?://([^.]+\.)*...
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Interpreting Full Referrer in Google Analytics

I pay for advertising through google adwords, and I'm watching to ensure I'm not paying for fake clicks. (I'm new at this). I have setup Google Analytics and I'm not sure how to interpret the FULL ...

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