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Track traffic & purchases came from instagram shop

Is there a way to track visitors and purchases for my woocommerce store that came from my instagram shop? I know I Must Use UTM Links and see results in GA for Specific link, but I have hundreds of ...
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Cannot receive "Referral" traffic with any of my analytics software?

I have tried Matomo (Piwiki), Counter.Dev, GoatCounter, Cloudfare, Plauisbile Analytics, SatCounter, and a few other services (hosted and self-hosted) For some reason, I cannot get any of these ...
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Does using web analytics tools other than Google Analytics put my sites at a disadvantage in Google SEO?

I've been opting for an open source lightweight alternative to Google Analytics on my websites lately. Could this hurt my rankings or 'click-through-rate' on Google search results, even if I register ...
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Setup Google Analytics 4 property from 2 different tags

To measure my top-level domain and my subdomain I have installed 2 different Google tags in each of them and use 2 Google Analytics properties (Say Site & App). I am looking to setup a 3rd Google ...
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Use Google Tag Manager to detect if a specific brand is being purchased by triggering when it is included in the order

I'm setting up Google Tag Manager on e-commerce store where is a lot of brands. I need to make trigger on Floodlight script when is specific products in purchase. So I made trigger where is detected ...
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Is Piwik Pro a fork of Matomo? [closed]

Piwik PRO is web analytics software that is compatible with CNIL's recommendations. Piwik PRO is a Polish company which originally run on the open-source software Piwik; the project later renamed to ...
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With GA4 server side tracking: Where is the database?

With E.U. based websites, being compliant with the GDPR is a requirement. Googles promise with Google Analytics 4 and server side tracking is, that this setup will be compliant (as per their ...
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Google Analytics 4 withholding data due to thresholding

I'm a web developer using Google Analytics. A client asked us to build a fun "personality quiz" with 4 simple questions. At the end of the quiz we'd show a description of their personality ...
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Google Analytics All Pages Content showing full URL

We have just put a website live and when we view Site Content > All Pages it shows the page /page and then the website URL at the end so /page/www.websiteurl.com for pretty much all pages. Does ...
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When using Matomo (Web Analytics) is there any way to correlate the logged in user to particular events?

I'm evaluating Matomo v4. I can see in the database tables (and admin reports) that users are tracked in the visitors log. However, it looks like any events you track are not tied to any particular ...
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Google Analytics: Disparity between pageviews per user from Realtime vs Final reports?

Our article was posted on a twitter with a large following and inside the Realtime overview we were getting 5 pageviews per user. Here is a screenshot I took: And this happened all day fluctuating ...
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Can Sprinklr track Social Media > Organic Search > Website? [closed]

Just wanted to ask, anyone can generally give an idea how tools like Sprinklr works to track omnichannel user? By using cookies to set unique visitor id? (like AA) E.g. Case 1: User login to FB > ...
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Ratio of real visitors to search engine views

I know it is highly website-dependent, but is there any statistics/study/report on the ratio of real visitors websites get and the visits made by the search engine crawler? Services like Alexa reports ...
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No websites found shows in SimilarWeb [duplicate]

I was comparing my website performance with my competitors in SimilarWeb. I didn't expect to see any results other than no data found. To my shock, SimilarWeb showed no websites found. I have a ...
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Google AdWords "gclid" and Matomo [Offline Conversion Upload]

I recently set up a a Google AdWords campaign for a site. I've enable auto tagging so that Google could append it's "gclid" to the URL. All of the conversions happen offline, so I need the ...
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Why transaction revenue from google search result go to Direct not Organic Search?

I'm little confused in google analytics channel. I'm trying to check out a product on my website but why is the revenue going to Direct instead of Organic Search? The way I check out the product is as ...
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What is the difference between average daily sessions vs average daily hits for website traffic?

I am referring a link https://www.eurovps.com/blog/how-much-ram-cpu-storage-iops-vps-needs/ to come up with a rough estimate on sizing. For bandwidth consumption, the example used there is Page Size ± ...
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In Google Analytics, where can I see detail reports of "utm_source"?

I have a website: example.com I asked a friend to help me promote it. His website is dummyname.com The link on his page is: <a href="http://example.com/?utm_source=dummyname">link</...
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Google Tag Manager Cross Domain not working

I recently implemented Cross Domain tracking on 2 domains. First, I added my GTM script on the second domain (who already had another GTM script). Then, on the GTM, on the GA Pageview tag, I added the ...
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How can I display data about a custom event on a particular page using GA4 Analytics?

So using GTM, I designed a custom event and I am able to collect data and send it to Google Analytics. However, the data collected is about that event in general, not about that event occurring on a ...
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Google Analytics: the impact of "Website's URL" in View settings when using a filter to combine path and hostname

I have a Google Analytics view that combines traffic to multiple subdomains. It has an advanced filter set up to view full page URL in reports. As expected when using this filter, when I go to ...
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Which Google Analytics channel grouping would you use for an email being sent legally by a third-party to their subscribers?

We have permission for a third party to send some information about us in one of their newsletters. And we want to use the appropriate tracking. Would you treat this as display (as it's an advert)? I'...
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Why am I missing pages on Google Analytics?

I'm new to GA and I'm trying to create a couple of UTM links to specific pages of my site. I can see that the integration is working as there are visits to the pages when I click on those pages. ...
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How to Remove Resume Pic from Google Results

I created an online portfolio in Wix and created SEO optimization in Google Analytics. A pdf of my resume with personal info was part of the site as a link, and now its image is showing up in google ...
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SEO: Domain name with dash or binded together

As I have made some research on different "SEO" websites and blogs, everyone recommends NOT using dash/hyphen in their domain names for readability and not looking spammy. I did not found ...
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Firebase Analytics: Why does Google recommend a "login" event but not "logout"?

After many years of using pageview-based Google Analytics, I'm trying to learn event-based Firebase Analytics. According to the documentation, basic events like page impressions are tracked ...
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Tracking splits in behavior flow for a 'simultaneous' split test?

What do I have? A category page with multiple product cards such as below. The (highlighted in blue) thumbnail, title and a sticker on the top right are all clickable, and all lead to the same ...
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Matomo one click solution GDPR compliant settings

I'm using the latest Matomo self-hosted version. Is there a one click solution to set all settings to be GDPR compliant? (like import default settings for GDPR)
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On Google Analytics 4, can I create Custom Dimensions & Metris at the account level?

I have an account with 3 properties. They all will use the same custom dimensions & custom metrics. Can I set those at the account level? Or will I have to replicate the same settings for each one ...
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In Google Analytics, when sending an event, do I need to send "page_path" or does it automatically get it from the last "page_view"?

When I send an even through Google Analytics, more specifically GA4, is that event automatically "linked" to a page_path? I mean, if I send 2 events on /page-a and 4 events from /page-b, I ...
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Can I use Google Analytics 4 custom dimensions in the Analysis Hub?

In the Analysis Hub: Can I use a custom dimension I've previously added? For example: I'll send the following events and I would like to do analysis based on one of its parameters: gtag("event&...
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Google Analytics: why are the # of unique page views different from # of sessions of a segment on page level?

I have a page abc123. Google Analytics tells me that this page abc123 has 1000 unique page views. I create a segment on session-level with the condition: page==abc123. Google Analytics tells me that ...
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How to export full list of outbound clicks in GA4?

I have Google Analytics 4 with "Outbound click" enhanced measurement enabled. In my Events tab, I can see that clicks are being tracked and it has a counter for each unique outbound link. ...
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How to separate 2 different types of search events in my Google Analytics data?

I've got two kinds of searches in my website: /blog/search?q=some-blogpost /products/search?q=some-product I want to be able to analyze the searches my users are making on both of those channels ...
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How to add multiple properties to Cloudflare Web Analytics?

I start using Cloudflare Web Analytics and I would like to add multiple properties in order to have analytics on multiple website but I couldn't find how. Is there any limitation, or is that reserved ...
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How to add a goal in Google Analytics based on the fragment identifier?

I want to add Goal in Google Analytics with the same URL twice with a different values such as www.example.com/checkout#shipping www.example.com/checkout#payment these are on the same page with ...
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Can I use scripts to block other script or block/rewrite HTTP requests?

I'm building a personal website using this premade Enterprise-class CMS because it has both the blogging and wiki/docs parts in one package, it's not as gorgeous as a Wordpress site can get but it's ...
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Cross Domain Tracking with Multiple GA UA Properties, Single GTM Container

I have a client who wants to route page views into separate GA Properties based off a returnUrl UTM. I am trying to configure this in one tag using one GTM container. I know that using cookies for ...
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Hour of day of a pageview/event/purchase, but in the visitor's timezone?

Note: this is totally different to Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics, for the reason explained below. It's possible to view the "hour of day" of pageviews/...
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What are Weiterleitungshinweis Backlinks in the Ubersuggest SEO tool?

Today I was checking my old backlinks and I saw my competitor making backlinks exactly where I have created it, so I tried to check his backlinks using the Ubersuggest tool (by Neil Patel) and I saw ...
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How can I access data from before the last 30 days on Google Analytics?

Google Analytics' maximum date range seems to be last 30 days. There is 0 chance this is actually the maximum viewable age of data, given how crucial it is for webmasters to compare current data to ...
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Exit "Events" on one site drastically differ from the corresponding "Acquisition" data on another site

I have a site (mysite) that refers users to another (othersite). Tracking how many referrers mysite sends to the othersite is crucial. I have access to analytics for both. On mysite, when a user ...
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Clarity Errors: CORS Policy Violations and HTTP 503

I followed the official setup guide to add Microsoft Clarity on my website using Google Tag Manager. I am getting CORS policy violation errors and 503 errors on my website. Some outbound requests to ...
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Consolidate Analytics accounts -- or not

I am IT for a company who hosts 600+ websites for individual businesses. So with that said, we manage analytics for these accounts as well. And for all but about 50, they only care about the basics, ...
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Best Way To Implement Site Analytics in WordPress [closed]

I ran an SEO audit on my WP site and one of the recommendations was to "Implement an analytics tracking tool" so I figure instead of just adding any old plugin or adding the code to the page ...
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How do you group a large amount of specific URLs together in Google Analytics?

How do you group a large amount of specific URLs together in Google Analytics? Each URL is specific and doesn't have a similar URL structure. I tried content grouping but it only allows (I believe 20-...
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Google Analytics is not tracking properly. I need help diagnosing the issue

About two weeks ago, the bounce rate for pages on my sight dropped drastically. We went from an average of 70%-80% bounce a page to 2%-20%. It's an absolutely drastic change overnight. While I'd love ...
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Google Analytics - exclude outliers days in sessions graph

How can I exclude outliers days (spikes) in a Google analytics graph (sessions from organic search per day) ? I've had 2 very good days but those spikes make the graph very hard to read. See the graph ...
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How to exclude URL parameters from Google Analytics reports?

The number of unique URLs on our site exceeds the limit in our Google Analytics. We tried to exclude URL Query Parameters in the View Settings but it doesn't work, GA continue to record all of them as ...
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How to track site search without query parameters in the URL?

I want to be able to track the site searches, but the site search on my site is not a dynamic search. Users can’t just type and enter the search button. They have to click on a pre-set result that ...

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