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How do I unblock Google Analytics from adblockers and ublock?

I want an accurate picture of all the visitors landing on the website and converting. Unfortunately, the adblocker tools also block Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, I am using the newer script ...
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Will allowing users to customize the number of ads they see entice them to disable ad blockers?

I totally understand with users getting pis*ed of by ads, especially if there are to many, or irrelevant. I also totally understand that many sites depend on displaying them. Mine is one of them. I ...
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When asking users to stop using ad block for the site, what percentage are expected to comply?

30% of desktop users block ads in the USA I'm guessing it is probably higher in my niche since I'm making a game and gamers are closer to the early adopter segment. When some sites politely ask me ...
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Is there any point in asking users to turn off adblockers?

I've got the impression that the number of sites asking users to turn off adblockers are rising. However, is there really any point in asking them? Apparently, a large number of users turn off ...
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Disallowing adblock.php in robots.txt causes Google to report “Severe health issues are found in your property”? [closed]

I need google don't crawl my adblock.php URL, after i added this URL in my robot.txt file like, Disallow: /adblock.php The google shows report like, I had added adblock.php to robots.txt ...
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How to track site usage when Google Analytics is blocked?

What are some good methods to track usage of your websites when Google Analytics numbers are just plain wrong? I've found my internal logs don't match Google Analytics at all. I think ad blockers ...
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How to enable Google Analytics in uBlock Origin?

I have recently switched from using AdBlock Plus to uBlock Origin Ad blocker in Firefox as it requires less memory (https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/uBlock-vs.-ABP:-efficiency-compared). ...
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Ways to confront users with ad blockers? [closed]

I know it's common to display banners to such users asking them to turn adblock off, however, I am wondering if there is a tool that nevertheless circumvent the issue so that my ads are shown an ad ...
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AdBlock users statistics

Are there statistics of internet users that use AdBlock or other ad blocking plug-ins? Are there some statistical breakdown, for example, per country (I assume it must vary a lot)? I was unable to ...
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My users don't want to be tracked by FB, Google etc. How can I then implement “share” buttons?

I don't have any Ads and I am not using Google Analytics. I am using Piwick instead. But I still want to be able to share the content via share buttons on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ etc. The ...
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Is there a class or id that will cause an ad to be blocked by most major adblockers?

Is there a general class or ID for a html element that a high majority of popular adblockers will block on a website it has no information for. My intention is to have my advertisement blocked, ...
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Ad Block is blocking some images, excluding others, on a site I host

I've created a website that has political banners (in .GIF and .PNG) with the intention of people being able to copy and embed them with the code provided below the image. Strangely, 3 of the 10 ...
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What percentage of users opt out of Google Analytics?

You can block Google Analytics through Adblock or your hosts file, and I know a small amount of visitors do. What's the percentage? Does Google compensate somehow, or should I just add a fudge ...
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Does the Adblock Plus extension prevent malicious code from downloading/executing? [closed]

Firefox and Chrome are my favourite browsers. The main reason is an extension called Adblock Plus. Basically, it blocks all the ad networks if you subscribe to one of the lists, like EasyList. Does it ...
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Prevent users from preventing my website ADs from being displayed?

It may not be 100% of the users but even a localized amount of users that make use of ads blocking features will reduce your incoming. I do care about my users as well as I do care about receiving ...
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How can I deal with advertisement revenues lost because of adblock?

Is there a way to force my users to not use AdBlock? If not, what can I do to discourage its use?