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Free domain redirect with simple statistics? [closed]

I wish to redirect my domain to a social media site. Until now it's been a 301 redirect provided by the domain registrar. Domain -> Social media site But what if I want to collect some simple ...
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Most active hours per day in Firebase Analytics

How can one find in which hours user are most active? There are charts that show daily users, but I need a chart to show for example "active hours" or "traffic per hour in 24 hour" per last week or ...
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View Creation not showing data

I have three views in one of my account. The All data view shows what I assume is all traffic to the website. The second view is the test view. the only filter on that view is "Lowercase". But for ...
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How to filter Google Analytics to see page stats by categories?

A website is available in several languages and has several URL categories. I'd like to know the exact number of sessions per category per language. Site structure: www.site.com/en/category1/ www....
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Legal Ramifications Of Constantly Checking A Website

Lets say you write a script that checks a URL every few seconds, but on the website there is a counter for how many times a person visits the site. As a side effect of you checking the site, this ...
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Is it ok to filter sensitive user information from GA hits in GTM (rather than in app)?

I'm using GTM to filter out PII in the data sent to Google Analytics. I do this by only letting GTM send non-PII values to GA. So the data flow is the following : app ->(sends full payload)-> GTM ->...
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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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Google Analytics property report has different fields for different sites within the same account seemingly based on the age of the site

I have several sites in my google analytics. Taking a specific report: Audience > Overview I've noticed that there is a different set of metrics below the main graph. Below are two screen captures ...
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Google Analytics unable to filter for_domain/hostname from traffic on specific set of pages report

I am trying to create a custom report in Google Analytics to see the traffic on a specific set of pages. Unfortunately for reasons we cannot ascertain, sometimes the hostname is appended like in the ...
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URL query removal in Google Analytics tracking

We are trying to track all of the page views to certain sites. We ONLY need to know how many folks visit each page. Unfortunately what is happening is Google Analytics (GA) is not aggregating the ...
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How do we track customer lifetime value (LTV) through Google Analytics or our own database?

We operate a cashback site with clients from all over the world. Our business model is pretty simple. A client registers to us and finds products or services he/she likes. The client goes to our ...
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Estimate the number of users that give up before page fully loads using Google Analytics

I work for a company that has a website with incredibly slow page load speed. (The average for the site is around 8 seconds). We use GA for our analytics so for a person to register as a bounce the ...
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Using Google Analytics Behavior to create funnel

I have an AB test running on Instapage that drives traffic to two different checkout process. The flow of the pages is the following: Landing Page -> Waiting -> First Checkout Step Landing Page -> ...
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Google Analytics - How to get rid of “Pageviews” in a segment?

How do I get rid of this pageviews line? The other lines are comparing the pageviews of various "pages", but the blue line is the total overall from things not in my segment, and it's making it ...
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Referral traffic from googleasdservices.com in Analytics

I am seeing referral traffic (not a great volume) in GA coming from googleadservices.com - I suspect that this is actually traffic coming from paid remarketing ads so why would this be logged as ...
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How to calculate average daily / monthly pageviews in Google Analytics?

Is it possible to calculate the average daily pageviews or the average monthly pageviews for my website using Google Analytics?
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Google Analytics: Event funnel with multiple events per session

How can we track bounce rates for event funnels with Google Analytics if multiple events occur per session? As we don’t have an ecommerce app (Web, iPad and Android), but an app where users follow ...
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Tracking where users originally arrived from, across two Google Analytics properties?

I have a marketing site (site A), and an application site (site B). The sole purpose of site A is to encourage users to register on site B, via various marketing content. The sites run different ...
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Google Analytics: in which channel are the visits from the unpaid custom campaigns included?

If I'd want to present the data using the existing Google Analytics channels, like Paid Search, Social, Referrals, where would the visits coming from unpaid custom campaigns be aggregated? For ...
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95% of visits in Hostname report are from my sites domain, not the IP addresses and host names of clients

Taking a look at the hostname report in Google Analytics more than 95% of the traffic is my sites domain. I'm wondering if this is correct or if something is misconfigured. When I log into my ...
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Does adobe analytics decrease website performance?

We currently use Adobe analytics for online forms to measure completion rates and field drop-offs. I recently discovered a form that had not been tagged and put in a request for it to be tagged. The ...
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AWStats Screen Sizes not showing in statistics

Awstats 7.6 or 7.7 is not showing the screen sizes and the miscellaneous stats on the statistics page. I'm using IIS 7.5 on a Windows Server. All the parameters in the .conf file are correctly set: ...
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How to keep a list of channels in user's cookie and pass to Google Analytics?

How, if possible, can a list of channels be set to a user's cookie and passed as a custom variable in Google Analytics? For example, a user clicks on a paid ad on 1/1/2018 and the cookie sets ...
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Use Adobe Analytics to check the number of user paths between pages

How can I check the number of user paths from the one page to the thank you page and error pages in Adobe Analytics?
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How do you explore the reasons of losing traffic with Google Analytics?

Let's say: you had 10k visitors per month on average in the year 2014, you have only 5k visitors per month on average in the year 2017 i.e. the traffic has suffered a -50%. What tools does Google ...
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How to process gtag events in Google Analytics interface?

I am developing a landing page for a chrome extension. So I'd like to set some goals to track clicks to installation button, installation events, etc. According to the docs, I created few events // ...
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How To Track Outbound Clicks On Banner Ads Without GA

I cannot use Google Analytics or other premium analytics tools. I can only use AWStats or internal tracking with a PHP script or something like that. First attempt: I have already read about how to ...
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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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Google Analytics direct traffic dropped by 50% after switching to https

everyone, have a little dilemma and was hoping to get some advice here. I recently installed a new SSL (3 months ago) to force our URL to start with https://. The site was earlier accessible through ...
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Google Analytics combine statistics from different URLs

I am working as a student assistent for a University on a Wordpress website that contains courses. They want for each course a overview of pageviews. The problem I am facing is that the course ...
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Have two paths with a varying URL in Google Analytics goal funnel

How do I track which application form generated goals based on a different URL in one step of the goal funnel? Lets say that there are two ways to fill the form and make the conversion: /register /...
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Create a Google Analytics filter to view stats from .com and .com.au domains separately

We are having trouble with distinguishing analytics for our dual domain. Our website is currently set up as a .com that filters content for Australia/ We cannot seem to track .com.au's analytics data ...
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How do I make Google Analatycs events on button only fire once per user even with multiple clicks?

I need to set up Google events and goals on the buttons of application form. Lets say, you need to write your name, e-mail, phone number and the press "Next" to reach the second form which you should ...
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Using Google Analytics to track my content in iframe on third-party sites?

I have built a small visualisation and I want to allow third-party users to embed it within an iframe on their pages. When they do this, I would like to use Analytics to track (i) how many people ...
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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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Find which Youtube video is a referral in Google Analytics

I have many new visitors today coming thanks to a Youtube video. When I choose Acquisition > All traffic > Referrals, I see Youtube, and when clicking on it, here is what I see: Referral path ...
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Setting up Google Analytics on a Single-Page website

I have added Google Analytics code to many websites but this time I created a website with a single page. I would like to be able to track analytics for each part of the page, e.g. #bio, #testimonials,...
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Add a segment that will always stay in Google Analytics' “Audience overview” [duplicate]

If you go in Google Analytics' Audience overview, you can Add segment: Once done, click "Save". The new segment is now displayed: Now close the browser, and open the browser again, Audience overview:...
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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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How to block direct traffic spam in Google Analytics?

I am having a problem with my site where I am getting spam direct traffic. I get over 700 "visits" a day with 0% Bounce Rate, 2 pages "visited" (it is the same page listed twice) and every session ...
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How to get the data for exact urls in analytics segments?

I am trying to compare my Google Analytics data to the traffic data from my server access log. There is a big difference between the two data sets. Google analytics data is showing more traffic. The ...
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Google Analytics: How to get WeChat traffic to show as a social network

One of our clients is doing a lot of advertising on WeChat, the leading social network in China (800M+ active users). As it's an international client, we're using Google Analytics as main platform for ...
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How to link a signup with a utm source across multiple steps with google analytics and mixpanel?

Currently I am running an ad champaign to get users to click on a link to my wordpress site. The link uses utm_source code google-ads. Once the user is on the wordpress landing pages, they can click ...
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After changing Google Analytics Custom Dimensions from user id to user name, some ids are still showing up in reports

I have a WordPress website and I setup a custom dimension in Google Analytics to log, as a custom dimension, the blog post authors user ID. This worked fine. I have since changed this to now log the ...
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Connecting different goal types to see correlations in Google Analytics

I am looking for a way to connect asset download goals early in the buying cycle with signups at the end of the cycle. My website has complex buying cycle that happens over the course of months, for ...
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Client asked for Yahoo, Bing and Google analytics [duplicate]

I've been tasked with picking up a project where the last developer just quit. One thing said developer was planning to do was add Flurry Analytics (Yahoo) to my client's website. The site already ...
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Does CloudFlare's analytics support download statistics on individual files?

I'm planning on using CloudFlare with our website but I need to make sure that I can still provide download statistics for some of the files which will inevitably be cached. I couldn't find anything ...
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Google data highlighter is not picking up changes to my pages

I submitted sitemaps without error to Google Search Console. I also used the data Highlighter after two of my pages were indexed in Google. I made slight changes to the HTML content but these ...
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Google Analytics not showing correct session data

I have recently hired an SEO company to help me optimise my website in hoping of ranking higher in google, and getting better quality users (who are more likely to buy my product) After giving the ...
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Compare mobile vs. desktop traffic statistics for other websites

Is there any way to discover mobile-versus-desktop traffic statistics for any given website? I'm currently building a website and it would be incredibly beneficial to me if I could find this ...

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