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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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Get Google Analytics to report goal conversion by scroll depth

I've been using http://scrolldepth.parsnip.io/ to track scroll depth as an event in Google Analytics. I now want to compare that with a goal conversion to be able to track the conversion rate of users ...
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Referral traffic from main website to separately tracked subdomain showing as direct in Google Analytics

We manage the subdomain website subdomain.example.com A completely separate company manage www.example.com which has a separate analytics account that we do not have access to. We've noticed that ...
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Trouble with Analytics SPAM and GTM

let me show you my problem: I Installed Analytics by GTM with UA tag My Website is an Wordpress based Started tracking access Then, in JetPack plugin statistics, the pageviews and monitoring are ...
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In Google Analytics how do I determine which pages are losing page views month over month?

How do I show and order the pages which lost views (popularity) in Google Analytics? e.g. page A lost 350 unique visitors this month and page B lost 300, etc.
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How do I track my blogpost number of shares on social media and have them show in Google Analytics?

I am managing the web analytics of a wordpress blog. It has a plugin which gives the visitors share the blog on a number of social media. I wan to track how many of the users shred the blogpost and ...
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Website visits from US and Russia government/military domains?

I am using Google Analytics to track visits to my personal academic website, which only contains my CV and (non-sensitive) research work. Usually, all my visitors are from a university service ...
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How does Google Analytics define a new vs returning user?

Google Analytics support page does not provide specifics on how new vs returning users are defined. https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1012034?hl=en#Behavior
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Quantcast http://pixel.quantserve.com/pixel request 302 redirects to Facebook and other ad networks

I just spent a few hours investigating what I thought might be a malicious Chrome extension (using developer tool to audit them, highly recommended!), an ISP/DNS injection issue, or a malware ...
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Google Analytics only showing a fraction of unique hits

My web server is showing 5 times more unique hits than the google analytics dashboard, i'm afraid when I add the ads in my website it won't show the real amount of views/clicks etc, is there any way ...
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Spam Traffic, large page view increase but normal amount of visitors - doesn't appear to be referral spam

For the last two days I have been getting above average traffic on my website. Most of these visitors have an average duration of under 15 seconds. While there are not that many more visitors than ...
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Track Users instead of Sessions for Goal Flow

I'm wanting to do proper funnel analysis with Google, i.e. what % of users have achieved certain goals. Google seems to present two options for goal tracking - Funnel Visualization, and Goal Flow. ...
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Uninstalled Google Analytics Tracking Code Still Receiving Data

My company recently relaunched our website. In the months following the relaunch, we saw traffic drop dramatically. After poking around the website, I realized that the designer never installed the ...
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Bing results are unstable

I am doing SEO and tracking my keyword results for my ecommerce site in Bing. Everyday, even sometimes depending on what time of day or what IP I'm sending the query from Bing is serving me ...
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Tracking PDF downloads thank you pages

I want to track PDF downloads that take place on my site. I understand I have to create a Google Analytics goal to track conversions. I understand that I have to provide GA the URL of the "thank you" ...
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Exclude All International Traffic from Google Analytics [duplicate]

How do you exclude any & all traffic that isn't from USA & Canada in Google Analytics?
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Google Analytics exclude filter not recognizing multiple patterns

I'm trying to exclude my top-level page and certain section pages from a custom report using the exclude filter. It works for a single pattern (i.e. \news), but when I try multiple patterns separated ...
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My Images and Text is not recognized by SEO Tools [closed]

I have a new website called http://appovete.com/ When I check with SEO Tools like http://www.seoptimer.com/ or WooRank I see this strange things: Images: 83 images found, 57 without ALT attribute - ...
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Using Google Analytics, how can I find the 10 pages with the biggest traffic changes in the last 30 days?

I am looking to find top 10 posts which has gain traffic, lost traffic etc.
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100% bounce rate on page that doesn't bounce

I have a page /blah/ that has a very high bounce rate – often it's up to 100%. Thing is, people are 100% without question clicking links on this page such as /blah/shirley.htm i.e users aren't ...

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