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How can affiliate sales be tracked across a users various devices?

Someone, with who I will have an affiliate link partnership, has put a link to my e-shop: http://www.example.com/?source=userA. I'd like to track my sales that happen thanks to his link. What ...
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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 checkout a product on my website but why is the revenue go to Direct instead of Organic Search? The way I checkout 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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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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What are the implications of having two Google Analytics tracking codes on 1 site?

What are the implications of having two tracking codes on 1 site? Both codes will be right under neath one another e.g. <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ var _gaq = _gaq || []; ...
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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 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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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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Google Analytics: Embedded Contact Forms Are Being Counted as Referral Sources

We use iframe contact forms from a marketing software provider. When someone lands on our site and fills out a form, they are redirected to a thank you page. However, the domain of these iframes is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tracking alternatives within goal funnels

I honestly have no idea how to phrase this better. I need to take a regular goal funnel tracking and make it report on a few alternatives within one of the steps. Here's an example: back button ...
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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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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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Can I use Google Analytics 4 to track purchases made from a mobile app to a user who downloads a mobile app from our site?

I have a website and a mobile app (Android and iOS). Say the user visits our website https://example.com/app-xy, clicks on a link to the Play Store, and downloads the app from there. Then inside the ...
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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 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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How can I leave a "footprint" in my access logs for my own visits?

When I analyze my Apache access logs, I want to exclude my own visits from that analysis. The problem with that is, that I have a dynamic IP, and I don't want to have to watch and note down my IP ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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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 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 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 send data to multiple tracking ID's using gtag.js?

I have a website that is present in multiple countries. It's a single page app, and the country-specific information and translation is handled by the domain. My code detects if it's on a es domain ...
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Track visitor use of "Ctrl + F" on a website?

Would it theoretically be possible to detect (e.g. via JavaScript) if a user queries a webpage with the Windows shortcut Ctrl + F, or the Mac-equivalent Command + F in their browser? The first step ...
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Why do my web logs not correspond with the number of clicks from adwords?

I set up a small site a while back and I've never used Adwords before so I thought I'd give it a spin. Basically the problem is that on a given day Google might report that I have had my ad clicked 50 ...
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Exceptional spike in traffic: can Google Analytics help to know the reason?

Imagine your traffic is like this, with a spike that is 2 times higher than usual average values (sometimes it can be x3 or x10): In order to find the reason, of course you can manually go to ...
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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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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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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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Google Analytics landing page (other)?

Most of my data about landing page says (other) and it seems like I really can't do anything with this data... When I try to see the source or medium for example, it simply returns a blank line with ...
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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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How do you calculate Monthly churn from Google Analytics?

Since cohort analysis is in beta, It does not show the monthly retention for more than 3 months from today's date.(Since for a given month 100-retention% is that month's churn%) I searched for a ...
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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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Find users of a specific page with visit time in google analytics

I need to find users of a specific page with visit time in google analytics. like this report example.com/example
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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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