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Can UTM tags be used for internal links tracking in Mixpanel?

I've always thought that using UTM parameters for internal links would significantly skew data (incorrect attribution and actual number of sessions), at least when Google Analytics is the engine ...
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How to set Google Event Tracking in Facebook Customer Chat Plugin

I am currently using Facebook's Customer Chat Plugin in my wordpress website. I have been setting Google Analytics Event Tracking in my contact forms, but it seems like most people used the Customer ...
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Conversion Actions tab showing 'unverified' status

I have implemented the phone call conversion tracking code for my real estate website, as follows. As instructed in Google ads guidelines, I have added the below code in <head></head> ...
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AdWords parallel tracking - what does it mean for me?

I'm using Google Ads (aka. Google AdWords) to market my website and Android application in Google search results. Today I received an email that says Starting October 30, 2018, parallel tracking ...
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How to identify all search engine bots and crawlers?

I'm recently doing keyword advertising on Bing, which also powers AOL and Yahoo searches, to promote a product. And I'm using a third-party tracker to track the clicks of my advertisements. I found ...
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locally tracked site visits differs from Adwords and Facebook campaigns report [duplicate]

Using Wordpress with Slimstat plugin. For yesterday it shows Visits 6 Unique IPs 6 The Counterize plugin is also installed. This one shows 22 hits for yesterday. For also yesterday Facebook Ads ...
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How can I prevent bad bots from clicking on my advertisers' ads?

I have a website where I create ads for clients. They are not AdWords or similar, they are custom ads I create. All ad links go through a count-clicker before being sent to the advertiser's URL (ex. ...
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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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GA - Register a conversion without redirecting to the parameter used in the goog_report_conversion function

I have a form which redirects to a third party site. My client wishes to register a conversion when this form is submitted. I've used the click tracking script as described by Google here. My form's ...
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Slow PHP redirects lead to loss of marketing clicks

Ok so we are running liquid web server For some reason we are losing around 70% of all of our clicks that we are tracking on our end than we are seeing on Hasoffers tracking platform. These are ...
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Despite thousands of impressions and page views, Google Adsense is not registering any clicks

I have a website Panpact.com and it has Google AdSense ads on it. A few months ago I posted an article on my page which got over ten thousand views. The impressions and views registered with AdSense ...
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20-25 percent difference in view in between Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics [duplicate]

We advertise blog posts of our blogging website on facebook but there is a huge difference between Fb ad clicks and clicks available on Google analytics. Few user has reported about this issue that ...
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Google Webmaster search analytics: Why “total clicks” doesn't match with the total clicks of queries?

If I understand right, "total clicks" means how many clicks I've got from google's search result. And the table beneath shows a breakdown of how many clicks I've got from each key words. Intuitively I'...
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Why should I track 'list' parameter on product detail page with Google Analytics enhanced eCommerce?

Regarding to this document I can send the Product Action List with detail or click. The list or collection from which a product action occurred. This is an additional parameter that can be sent ...
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Does changing campaign names in AdWords mess up “Clicks to Sessions - rate” in Google Analytics

Does Google Analytics import AdWords data from connected accounts for every querried report anew? The reason I'm asking is, that I get a Clicks and Sessions Discrepancy warning in Google Analytics ...
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Count clicks to each of two external sites in Google Analytics

My client is a theatre company and they have lists of shows on their site. When the user clicks on a show, they get the option to book a ticket via site X or site Y. They want to know how many ...
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How do I discover where a mysterious click category event is on my site when it appears in Google Analytics

I've started to track button clicks on certain pages. I've created all parameters, which are both of required and optional. The tracking works but I've detected another one click category in Google ...
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Will Apache automatically create a click log of pages visited on my site?

I need the 'click data' in raw form on the webserver. Due to security reasons I can not give any access of my website to third party. If I get the raw click log somewhere on the server, I can use ...
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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

We are using tracking software that reports how many clicks advertisement links on our website get. This is not matching with the stat given by Google Analytics. Does Google Analytics track sessions ...
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Google Analytics not tracking clicks

I am using Google Analytics with the Google Tag Manager. I have set up triggers for all the links I want to track and have tested it in preview. They all work fine. So I go into the Analytics report ...
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Tracking clicks from a PDF to external URLs?

I've published a small e-book in PDF format, which contains several embedded links to external URLs. I want to measure the clicks users make from that offline PDF to those external URL destinations. ...
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

I have two sites, a website and a web application. Both the site and the application uses the same Google Analytics tracking code, and I then use filters to show data for the site and the app. I am ...
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Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I'm using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links / banners. Recently I have noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to track clicks on images and text?

Before setting my website up, I want to be able to setup Google Analytics correctly to track my requirements. I am looking to be able to track clicks on images and text links that contain the same ...
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Heat Map Tool Free [closed]

From looking online, the free heatmap tools consistently mentioned are ClickHeat and ClickDensity. Heatmap.me comes up second when searching heatmap.me but it is not mentioned much. What feedback is ...
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How to track in Google Analytics registrations coming from Google AdWords ads?

I created a campaign in Google AdWords and some ads in it and gave them URLs like mydomain.tld/registration/?utm_campaign=mycampaing&ad=x mydomain.tld/registration/?utm_campaign=mycampaing&ad=...
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Tracking clicks to my site from a link in an email (normal email, not a newsletter) using Google Analytics

We sometimes send out links to one part of our site that is password protected, at the moment what we are doing to check if the recipient clicks on it, is to not give them the password and when they ...
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Why are bots clicking on email links? And how to stop them?

I help run a fairly large email newsletter. Recently we have discovered that our click through rates have been artificially raised by some kind of bot activity. They are clicking on links in our ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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Google Analytics click event tracker not working in Google Tag Manager

I have implemented Google Analytics (GA) event tracking in Google Tag Manager (GTM) following these instructions: http://cutroni.com/blog/2013/10/07/auto-event-tracking-with-google-tag-manager/ My ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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Discrepancies between visits recorded in analytics and clicks reported in AdWords

According to analytics, there were only 730 visits on the page. According to AdWords, there were about 1200 clicks on the ad. How can I track what is going on? Shouldn't I have the same number of ...
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Is it true that quickly closing a webpage opened from a search engine result can hurt the site's ranking? [duplicate]

My web designer recently told me that I need to be careful not to Google for my business' website, click on its search result link, then quickly close the page (or click back) too many times. He says ...
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What is the meaning of 'displaying' in Google Webmaster's Search Queries page?

What is the meaning of displaying in Google Webmaster Search Queries page? I could not find the information in the documentation.
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How do search engines treat out-tracked links

Some websites have out tracking / outgoing click tracking so that when you click on a link such as mysite.com on example.com you momentarily get taken to example.com/outgoing/mysite.com which then ...
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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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Disadvantage of creating tracking source

Is there disadvantages of creating your own link tracking source (Example: ?src=publication ) instead of using Google's utm_source? Two things that I see that it's an advantage using my own tracking ...
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Analytics - Where do my drop offs go?

I have a website set up with Google Analytics (through the Wordpress plugin "Google Analytics for WordPress" by Yoast). When I check out the visitors flow in Google Analytics, it shows something like ...
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Google analytics event tracking doesn't show the related revenue

We're tracking clicks on certain banners on a site using synchroneous tracking: var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(\''+ ga_acc_code +'\'); pageTracker._trackEvent(\'click_1\', \'Home\', \'%title%\'); ...
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Possible click fraud?

So I'm getting hundreds of hits (per month) across multiple separate domains, all originating from one city with 100% bounce rate and 0:00 time spent on the site. I know hundreds of clicks per month ...
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Will internal tracking links (redirecting to outbound URLs) hurt my Google rankings?

On my site I have multiple internal tracking links (eg. /track/link/12) which direct the user to an internal tracking script which subsequently redirects the user to some outbound URL. Common practice....
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Basic tracking of conversion from Adwords using referrer, is it possible? (both Ads in SERP and in Content Network)

Reading in AdWords Help it seems the only way to track clicks to my site from AdWords is to use the Google code snippet. If I don't want to use such snippet, and simply track the referrer, can we say ...
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
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Paying for advertising on a cost per click basis - How to validate?

We use various pay per click advertising agencies and are able to tune the traffic to our mobile sites according to various things. The problem is, the number of clicks reported by the publisher ...
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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Tools for tracking clicks

Are there any tools availible for tracking users clicks on a website, both internal and external? Preferably one that is free and can track a series of clicks from a user (Example, user clicked 'blog' ...