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How to decide which browsers to support?

I have to make recommendations to a team of engineers about which (IE) browsers to support and which to drop. Analytics shows that over one year, IE6 is used in 0.0004% of unique pageviews (2/247K) ...
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SEO and traffic statistics for a business with duplicate content on multiple platforms

I have a similar question to this one. I would like to ask the person who answered it (@John Conde), to elaborate more but I can't comment as I am only new on here and don't have enough reputation so ...
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Google Analytics custom report of events

I want to create a custom report of some of the event tracking that I am doing on my site. After creating my report, the report does not show any events listed with the event category name that I am ...
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New Website, Digital Ocean spam traffic very high on Google Analytics

I am hosting my website on a Digital Ocean droplet. It's very new and I'm not expecting any activity yet. However looking at the Analytics I started to notice a high daily increase from a particular ...
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Ignore “HTTP 1.0 OPTIONS” request in GoAccess?

We are analyzing website access with GoAccess web log analyzer. Here's what we see under Requested Files (URLs): > 2 - Requested Files (URLs) Total: 366/66721 ...
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Google Analytics — character limit on Filter Pattern field

It took me a while but I finally found out how to use filters to block spam from my analytics. I currently have the following filter pattern applied to 'campaign source' semalt\.com|buttons-for-...
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Does viewing PDF pages in a browser send multiple HTTP requests to the server?

The person in charge of the metrics analysis in our organization has told me she has to do some filtering on requests for PDFs to separate views of pages in the PDF (in the browser I assume) and the ...
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Should I give a salesman who is selling to me access to my analytics?

An SEO sales web guy is asking for access to my Google Analytics so that he can "report back to me" with how he can help. I know it is just a sales tactic, etc., but is there any harm in doing this? ...
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Excluding Google Analytics spam by referral [duplicate]

I've been reading up on how to filter out spam from Google Analytics. In this case, I'm trying to filter out the spam that shows up under referrals. In the Filter Pattern field of Analytics, I have ...
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How do I segment my users in Google Analytics to show only users who have triggered an event “X” times?

I'm trying to segment my users in Google Analytics to show only users who have performed a specific event "X" time(s). I can only seem to segment them by either "they did, or did not, trigger this ...
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My Big Rock webserver analytics does not matches with Alexa and Google Analytics

I am managing a website with WordPress. As per Alexa (Amazon Product), 90% of my visitors are from India and 5% from US. As per Webserver (Big Rock), 75% from India, 9% from Canada, 5% from US. ...
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How to create a sitemap for parent and separate folder structured websites?

We are looking at creating a parent and subsite folder structure, and we are not sure how to best create a sitemap for these separate installations that all sit under a main site name. Eg: Parent:...
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Screen Resolution Concern in Google Analytics Mobile App

I stumbled upon my Google Analytics screen resolution report and saw this: Are they the same screen resolution since they do have separate sessions in Google Analytics? What's the reason behind this? ...
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How To View Search Landing Pages In AWStats Or CPanel Log Analyzer [closed]

I understand that AWStats shows landing pages and search phrases separately. Also, it will show the number of visits from search engines: I'm looking for a script or some way to customize the data so ...
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Unique event tracking of link clicks does not equal the unique page views on my website

I am tracking all link clicks from my pricing page through to my registration page using events in GA. I have noticed that when viewing the traffic to my registration page, the number of unique page ...
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Why do I get “irrelevant” URLs in the full referrer field in google analytics?

When looking in Google Analytics for referrers to a specific page, I use the following: Navigate to Behaviour > Site Content > All Pages Search and select the page that I need. Secondary dimension > ...
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Filter Piwik widget to only show data for current page

I am embedding a Piwik widget into my page so that when the widget is opened the end user can see page views for the specific page. The issue I am having is that the widget shows analytics data from ...
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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 to migrate old statistics to google analytics?

In our project we stored all users event data in our database for over one year , but it's not indexed. now we are going to use google analytics to store our analytics and analyze the report using ...
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Would changing the expiry header for `analytics.js` from Google Analytics mess things up?

I'm using GTMetrix to help figure ways to speed up my page load times. One of the suggestions is to Leverage Browser Caching, which indicates wanting resources to expire 1 week or longer. One of the ...
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Block rank-checker.online

This is really messing with my Analytics. I've previously blocked Semalt with the following code in my .htaccess SetEnvIfNoCase Via evil-spam-proxy spammer=yes SetEnvIfNoCase Referer evil-spam-domain....
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Google Analytics event tracking for different language domains

Our website has multiple domains and each domain is used for a different language (example.com for english, example.de for german). But for some reason all events appear tracked with the .com domain. ...
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How to correctly track Google Analytics inbounds from social channel

We have this case: a link from the website is shared as a post on a social media platform like LinkedIn when the user clicks that link he is directed on the website; from there he/she clicks another ...
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Why would a redirected site accrue sessions in Google Analytics?

A site I have is set up to redirect (301) to another site. But strangely the redirected site is accruing sessions in Google Analytics. The session numbers for each site (the redirected one and the one ...
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Google Analytics not same with my database records

I got a website which will track all the post's visitor view and store each of them in a table with IP address, referrer website and user agent. But I found that in one day I got 100+ rows (pageviews) ...
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Google analytics custom referal codes

We target is to view conversion reports based on traffic source, but google analytics show me only macro sources of traffic - like Facebook, Youtube, direct and so on. But i need more details. I give ...
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How to have two properties in Google Analytics tracking the exact same thing?

It's so I can filter one of them to be only 1 campaign specific. Do I have to install the 2 different codes on my site? They are the same except for the last number of the UA code. That seems ...
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How do I look at what landing page is bringing me sales on ecommerce?

I'm using shopify so the ecommerce tracking is already set up and working well. Now what I what to know is which landing pages are making how much money and % of people adding to cart. Once I have ...
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I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. why?

I can't able to find html video file in google analytics landing page. The has mp4 file. we need to implement anything? please give me the solution.
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Google Analytics view with no filters shows fewer real-time visitors than a view with filters

I just finished the Google Analytics courses, and the company I work for wants me to be in charge of supervising our clients' reports, since no one's doing it at the time. We have had the accounts ...
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More than 100 of subdomains to be tracked in Analytics using Google Tag Manager

After searching a lot I still do not have a clear answer on this: How to implement GAnlaytics for more than 100 subdomains.site.com? Each of my subdomains will have Google Tag Manager implemented. ...
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Google Analytics report showing the number of users that have completed each number of goals

In Google Analytics how do I report on number of users per number of goals? I need to know how many users convert two, three or more different goals in a specific period. The site has 18 goals.
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Can we detect which search keyword used for a particular interaction?

Imagine we have a loan application website. We want to understand out of these loan applications, the ones the go through all the way, from what search keywords did they come from? The ones that ...
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How does Mixpanel's Search Keyword work?

I'm curious on how Mixpanel tracks which Search Keywords an event is affiliated with. Is this from the organic search (vs. paid search ads)? If yes, how did they do it? From a glance, I guess organic ...
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Why does the similarweb preview image show our site's old home page?

My boss wants to know why the preview image of his website in similarweb.com appears with an older home page Is there any reason in particular?
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Add Google Account to YouTube Analytics Access

I work for an agency and I need to add the agency analytics google account to a client's YouTube channel so the agency account can see the YouTube channel and specifically access its analytics. How do ...
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Is there a way to Segment all users who come in with a certain query string?

I have partners sending me traffic to example.com/?refcode=PARTNER -- I want to be able to segment these users and see how they interact with my site. Is this something I can setup via the interface ...
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Why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?

I'm storing my own copy of Google Analytics session data and I'm trying to figure out their schema. I'm trying to figure out why does Google Analytics end sessions at midnight?
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Returning visitors from a campaign

I'm having problems to get stats about returning visitors from campaign. Example: I have placed the following link with http://example.com/page?utm_medium=camp1 on some website. I want to know how ...
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Get the conversion's first touch source in Google Analytics Universal

I think this solution is not possible when using Google Analytics Universal - I am right? https://www.distilled.net/blog/seo/first-touch-tracking-in-google-analytics/ Are there other ways to get the ...
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Google Search Console search analytics is not showing any data, even after a week

In spite of uploading my site's sitemap.xml and submitting the URL to be fetched through Google Webmaster (Fetch), search analytics displays this message: Google has not yet processed your traffic. ...
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Google Analytics is taking too long to update despite events being below 40K per day

We have always had between 200K - 400K events per day reported on GA. This never caused a problem. Our GA updates took place every few minutes. Last month our GA started updating slower and slower, ...
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How to exclude Bots from Google Analytics (sudden rise of them in the last weeks)

Since a few weeks, one of my Google Analytics Accounts shows a continued rise of Visitors and Pageimpressions what seams to be bots. They have a Average Session Duration of «<00:00:01» and by now ...
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Irregulations with Google Analytics Organic Search Sources

Please help me to understand where is the problem with my Organic Search Sources in my Google Analytics reports (OSS). Couple of months ago I've checked my referral traffic for new search engines and ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to tell what the least busy time of the week is on a website?

I'm needing to do some maintenance on a site, and I'd like to time it for the least busy time of the week. I know how to make a custom report to show what the least busy day is, as well as what the ...
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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

I have a landing page with a button that takes the user to a store page which opens in a new tab. This store page is a different domain name than the landing page. I have cross-domain tracking setup ...
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

So I've been asked to create goal funnels within google analytics which are identical except for the first url in the funnel. For example: Step 1: Sales page #1 / Step 2: Info page / Step 3: Checkout ...
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Can mouse location be used to know if the user is going to leave a web page?

I was checkout out an ecommerce site. I scrolled down on a product page then moved my mouse towards the top of the screen as if I am leaving the web site then suddenly I got a popup promotion "Wait ...
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Analytics: Consolidation across devices and applications

I use different Google Analytics properties to track separately: Blog Website iOS app Android App I am looking for a way to combine all these trackers to see a global view of my analytics. The ...
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Google Analytics goal if user complete the goal next day in second visit

I want to know how many of users that come to our page from sites A and B later complete the goal. Users come to our page from site A or site B. They don't complete the goal in current session. They ...

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