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Google Analytics Content Group, do I use gtag set or gtag config?

I am trying to separate my site pages using "content group" in google analytics. So that I track how different page titles perform. I don't know which of these two is the right way to modify html ...
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What are some opensource analytic tools to create funnels? [closed]

I really like Mixpanels funnels. But their pricing is too much. So I'm looking for an opensource alternative where I can create funnels easily. As I've seen google analytics has a funnel like ...
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Possibility to make website analytics public?

let's say I wanted to make a google analytics report public (for example to include it through in iframe in an existing website) -- is there any way to do this? ga would be my first choice, but I ...
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In Google Analytics can the URL path of the page be used for the “medium” of direct traffic?

In Google Analytics I have a lot of source:direct medium:none in Traffic Sources. Is it possible to have the page's URL in "medium" instead of none? In other words, if someone enters my website ...
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Difference between Landing Page and Starting Page [duplicate]

This question is regarding Google Analytics Behavior Flow. What is the difference between a landing page and a starting page? I can't find a definite answer anywhere. Some people have suggested the ...
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How to prevent from fbclid (facebook click ID) from polluting google analytics?

Whenever someone from Facebook clicks on my site's link. fbclid is appended to the actual link which pollutes the entire thing in google analytics. For example say I have a page domain.com/contact ...
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How can I track which links are clicked on which pages in Google Analytics?

Consider a website with these three pages: <!-- example.com/shirts --> <body> <a href="amazon.com/red-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/blue-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/fabric-...
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Google Analytics reports all real-time views, but doesn't reflect in overview fully

My analytics was working normally, when suddenly in the middle of the day it stopped recording almost all pageviews/sessions in the overview and general views. Tracking works normally, everything ...
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How to use utm_source with Github analytics

I have a resource hosted in a public Github repository. I am using Github Analytics to estimate the traffic coming to the resource. Since Github also shows referring sites on the traffic page, I'd ...
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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How is it possible that Google Analytics is showing a high bounce rate (50%) on a cart and checkout page?

The cart and checkout pages are not landing pages so it isn't possible for that to be the first page in their session. The exit rate is way too low (approximately 15%) which signals to me that the ...
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Why does my Facebook Analytics have so many unknown values?

I've checked whether I install the code correctly and it seems fine. Do you know why is that?
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See Google Analytics tracking stats from short cross domain redirect URL used in print media

I am using a different domain for some ads to track how many people access the main site through this domain. How can I see this in Google Analytics? I have DOMAIN A (on the ad) redirecting to ...
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Neil Patel's ubersuggest report showing that I have duplicate title tags

I am not sure if anyone on here has used Ubersuggest to help with their SEO efforts? I am currently using this tool and have conducted a website report. However one of the concerns from the report ...
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In Google Tag Manager I have two Google Analytic tags, and want to know if my setup is correct

Google analytics beginner here. I'm developing a new way to capture custom dimensions for my team's site, and I want to know if there's anything that looks wrong with my setup. In Google Tag Manager,...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to merge keywords that differ only in capitalization / case sensitivity?

I'm looking at my company's paid keywords under Acquisition > Google Ads > Keywords in Analytics, and I notice that I have two separate results for my brand keyword, e.g. example ... (not the real ...
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How to see e-commerce data in Firebase Analytics

I'm currently in the process of setting up Firebase Analytics for my apps on iOS and Android. I already have an "old" Google Analytics property that allows me to see all the basic things that Firebase ...
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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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Why is the http version of my website still receiving the most search traffic?

I am trying to identify sources of unattributable, "direct" traffic to my website. One source is http links from https websites - e.g. Google search results - because the referrer is stripped when ...
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Proven ways to run on-page SEO experiments at scale?

What techniques do you use to run on-page SEO experiments at scale? Let's say we want to measure the impact of a <title> change. We currently handpick a set of pages, monitor the SEO KPIs such ...
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Set User-ID tracking on website and make User-ID View on GA

I'd like to set User-ID tracking on my website and make User-ID View on GA. For my goal, I'd like to use Attribution Analytics(※) based on User-ID. But, Analytics Help writes only that User-ID View ...
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How to use User Ids in Firebase analytics?

We have been using firebase for months now. But we started putting user_id via setUserId() in android application as follow: firebaseAnalytics.setUserId(viewModel.userInfo.id) I can see these user-...
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Facebook Analytics - Breakdown table “Value” column

I have a simple question - in the below picture, what does the "Value" column mean? I can't find any documentation on it, and I don't know enough about the metrics to derive it from context here. ...
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Has Google Analytics started bumping up the Time to Interactive on your site?

I've noticed that since the 13th of May, the Time to Interactive metric reported by Lighthouse on my website has increased quite dramatically. After a bit of investigation, I found this in the ...
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Google Analytics Advanced Filter Question

I want to pull out 2 directories only in Google Analytics to compare them. Can we do that? What is the proper code? | Source / Medium | Matching RegEx | ^(bing / cpc | adcenter / cpc)$ This does ...
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Is Google's new vs. returning users metric reliable? How do I gauge user loyalty? [duplicate]

I have a quick question regarding new vs. returning users - I know that new and returning users usually don't add up to users because of duplications, and "users" could be considered as the de-duped ...
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Can using same tracking number trigger two instances of Google Analytics page view count?

If you write the same Gtag code with the same ID twice, can it trigger 2 page views in Google Analytics, or does Google filter for these double cases? So would it be possible to artificially increase ...
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Is bounce rate of a website a ranking factor? [duplicate]

I have heard this from many SEO experts that a website with less bounce rate will rank well on Google. But what if the website does not use any analytics tools to calculate bounce rate, how will then ...
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Google Analytics - Conversion count assigned to channels

In the Google Analytics Channel Report i can see how many conversions where made through this channel. Now i wonder is it the first or the last interaction in the conversion-path which assigns a ...
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Google analytics: Exclude users who leave landing page immediately?

My company used to sell some old tablets that were programmed to enter a specific landing page for their device - For example a Samsung Tab S would enter www.mycompany.com/Samsung-tabs. After a ...
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How to calculate estimate MAU using Similarweb data?

If we have AWS with ~52M monthly visitors can we decide what MAU it has? Let's pretend, one user goes to the AWS website every working day: 52M/20 = 2,6M users. Is that close to the truth?
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Safari in app browser huge bounce rate in Google Analytics?

For the past 7 days I ran a Facebook ad. Today I decided to track how users behave and I noticed a huge bounce rate coming from Safari In App browser and Android webview. It was 91% as compared to ...
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Bad robots kill my SEO with high bounce rate on certain pages [duplicate]

They open a page and then leave immediately. What's the best practice to fight it? Time 1-2 s, bounce rate = 100% I googled several services, for example this one shows this IPs like spam, but they ...
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Do Google Analytics filters accept regex for IP address rules?

I usually use regular expressions a lot in GA filters, but I'm also usually adding "custom" filters. The IP address predefined filter accepts values per the screenshot below Usually I'd expect this ...
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GA - Days since last session - when there are multiple sessions in a time frame

What about if the time frame I am looking at is 7 days and some users return more than once? If a user visits monday, than returns wednesday, and then again thursday, that would count 1, 2 or 3 days?
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How to measure purchases on a site when traffic is coming from a particular source?

We have a website which sells products. Soon we are launching some new featured products and have created a microsite on a subdomain to advertise these products and to push customers to the main site ...
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How to view city-wise traffic in Firebase? How to exclude traffic from one particular city alone?

How do I view the traffic/sessions from cities in Firebase. Right now I only see the country-wise data. Also I would want to exclude the traffic coming from just one city, how do I do that?
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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

One of our website has ranked well on Google and showed good Google Impression & Clicks etc.. Around July we implemented SSL for our website and website was now only available over https://www....
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Goal isn't triggered when visitors come to the homepage from inner page. Why?

Here's the situation. On the homepage, there's a CTA that has a goal on it in Analytics. I have a blog for my website. Lots of links inside the blog to the homepage. Lots of visits on the blog ...
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Track a user over multiple sessions in analytics

I have a site that is sending me visitors with a referrer in the query string (example.com/refer=bob for example). I do not have control over the string sent, but it's always the same. If the ...
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How do I set up Google Analytics for two domains that share the same source code and content?

I have 2 different domains - say - abc.example & xyz.example. Both domains point to the same server (same A record, same shared hosting account). Now if I want to setup google analytics for both ...
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How can I add a Facebook pixel to a site hosted in Sitecore?

My customer has numerous business locations hosted in Sitecore, and I need to add the pixel code to each. I have found the area that allows for Google Analytics, but can't find anything relating to ...
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How get download stats in Matomo analytics for static content that's served by my CDN (Cloudflare)?

I'm considering enabling Cloudflare for my site, which will make it so that static content is loaded from their servers instead of mine. If that's the case, how can I tally the request in our ...
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If you change Webalizer settings, will those new settings only apply to future months?

I am considering using Webalizer for my sites, but I'd like to verify something I am reading in the configuration/readme files first. Any help is appreciated... If default configuration file is used, ...
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Can I track visits to a Google Drive file with Google Analytics?

My university's website profile of me has a link to my CV, which is hosted on Google Drive (on my personal account, over which I have ownership). I would like to track visits to my CV with Google ...
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GTM how to set up a trigger when message pushed to Data Layer doesn't contain Event variable?

When user clicks on a button a message is sent to the Data Layer, with the relevant information, however it doesn't contain Event To set up a GTM trigger to fire on custom events I need to specify an ...
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how do i search for certain word in a website? [closed]

Is there any way to search within a website without manually checking out every link? Suppose there is some website www.somewebsite.com and I want to search for a word in all of the pages www....
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Is there a way to track internet connection speeds with Google Analytics?

We have a client who says their website is slow on 3g. We want to compile a report about his users connection speeds through analytics which can show him if optimizing for 3g is worth the cost. Is ...
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What should be the checkpoints if the bounce rate drops below 40%?

We did quite a few changes on the website over the last 2 months and apart from the events triggered what else should I be looking at to investigate the dropped bounce rate?
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Google Analytics behaviour flows multple interactions same page

I am looking at Google Analytics behaviour flows report and can see multiple interactions for the same page name some are on the same column and some are on different columns but with traffic flowing ...