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When using Matomo (Web Analytics) is there any way to correlate the logged in user to particular events?

I'm evaluating Matomo v4. I can see in the database tables (and admin reports) that users are tracked in the visitors log. However, it looks like any events you track are not tied to any particular ...
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How to create Google tag manager tag for WPForms stripe events

NB: if this is the wrong Stack Exchange, LMK and I'll happily move the question, but it seemed more appropriate than any of WordPress, ServerFault, StackOverflow, or SuperUser. I'm trying to diagnose ...
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Lost Referrer with New Google Analytics Account After Region Redirect in SPA with window.location.href

Background: I have website which support 2 regions (US default region: mysite.com/contact; AU region: mysite.com/au/contact) which is built with NextJS + React SPA. I have also 2 google analytics ...
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How do I view event label data in Google Analytics 4?

So, I successfully got my new GA4 tag hooked up and am reporting events with customized categories, labels, and values. Yet in the new Google Analytics 4 reporting and data exploration views, I cannot ...
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GTM event not linking to event goal in Google Analytics. Is this the correct set up?

I am trying to track views of YouTube videos embedded on a website. I have successfully set up an event tag in GTM using the following metrics: The events are firing in the Real Time > Events ...
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Trigger event from external domain Google Analytics

I have a shop on a third party service. I want to trigger a event when the product gets purchased. The third party service allows us to add script snippets. I'm doing this, but I can't see any custom ...
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Google Analytics Total Events vs Unique Events discrepancy, how to?

I am tracking a button click on some pages, and there seems to be an issue. The Total Events are way too high, I don't think people are clicking on it that many times. I can see that Unique Events are ...
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Google Analytics - GA4 where can I view the event parameter values in event report?

I am firing a GA4 custom event. I have added 2 event parameters to my event as below screenshot. In debug view I am able to see the parameters with the values, but in Event reports like Engagement --&...
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Can you track an event in Google Analytics when the phone call is made, as opposed to just when the user clicks on the number?

Here is how the flow on the website works: There is a button called "show phone number" Click the button and the phone number reveals "0850 XXX XXX" Click the number and if you ...
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How to measure the number of direct clicks to a file in Google Analytics?

Say I have a file in my website: https://example.com/sample.pdf Is there a way to track how many people clicking on the link, similarly how regular links are tracked? The article Additional kinds of ...
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Where is my (gtag) category and label data?

I’m pushing custom events into Google Analytics 4 with https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id={GID}. I've checked that my action, category and label variables are generating the strings I need: ...
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Adding Facebook Pixel Event results in error

I'm trying to create a Facebook Pixel Event, however I get an error on my site, every time I try to add it. The error states: "Request could not be processed: We could not process your request. ...
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Google Analytics events not working

I'm trying to send an analytics event on a button click and it's not working. When I look in Analytics reports in Realtime > Events section, I can see one active user (the site isn't public yet, so ...
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How to track from which area of ​the website does the users enter a specific page?

I would like to see from which area of ​​my web site does the users enter a specific page. For instance, I have this category page: /Nike-Shoes. There are many places that the users can enter to this ...
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Tracking if event "B" fires after event "A"?

I've been trying to figure this out with the Event Flow report but my issue is that I don't care if event "A" is the first event fired in the session. I just need a way to count how many times event "...
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What is parameter ?fbclid on Google Analytics?

If I check my google anaytics I see this : /xxxxxxxxxx-step is the number of people accessing this page But I find /xxxxxxxxxx-step?fbclid=xxxxxxxxxx too. What is that? Is that the number of people ...
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Events as Goals in Google Analytics for funnel visualization & flow

tl;dr Can Events (triggered and passed to GA by Tag Manager) be set up as Goals in GA to be used in funnel visualisation & flow without setting up a virtual pageview? Context Our lead funnel is ...
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What does it mean if you combine "Event Category/Action/Label" with "Pageviews"?

I would expect the Event-Hit won't get a "Pageviews" metric, but actually you CAN combine the "Event Category/Action/Label" with "Pageviews" in custom report or DataStudio, what does it mean in such a ...
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Setting up Google Analytics Goal for Facebook Messenger Plugin

How do insert the plugin code to create an event to fire in Google Analytics whenever someone uses our Facebook chat plugin that is on our website?
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Get a report of which buttons a user pressed in Google Analytics

My gambling site has 3 buttons for 3 games (horses, football and dogs) and a final button in order to bet. I want to know how many buttons game + bet button the users click. I mean, the journey is: ...
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How do I exclude one specific form of several from my Google Analytics form fills Goal Conversion tracking?

I have lots of contact forms on my site. All of them could lead to paying customers except one — the form on the hiring page. I want to track all of the form fills as goal conversions for all of the ...
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ga events api - Which guidelines should I follow

this description https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/events gtag('event', <action>, { 'event_category': <category>, 'event_label': <label>, '...
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In Google Analytics what is the relationship between "Event" and "Site Usage" in behavior / events / pages / report

In behavior / events / pages there are 2 options. "Event" and "Site Usage". What is the relationship between these two settings. When i select a page such as "/payment" and action "MyAction" i get ...
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Are eventParameters in gtag event required?

Simple question, in a gtag event, can we do just this : gtag('event', 'generate_lead'); instead of gtag('event', 'generate_lead', { 'value': '2', 'currency': 'USD', '...
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Google Analytics event doesn't show up as conversion

I'm trying to implement event tracking in Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. At the moment I can see the event being triggered in the real time report, but it doesn't show up under conversions. ...
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How do I implement a setTimeout event to adjust the bounce rate with Google Analytics snippet included in Google Tag Manager?

We use this Google Tag Manager (GTM) code on our website: <script> (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({'gtm.start': new Date().getTime(),event:'gtm.js'});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(...
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Phone call event tracking code not working

I've set up the following event in Google Analytics Category Equal To Phone Call Tracking Action Equal To Click to Call Label Equal To 0123 4567 Value Greater Than (left blank, no data entered) ...
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Google Analytics funnel with event step and destination as goal

Is there a way to have a GA funnel with a mix of destinations and events? For example, my current funnel is User must start on page W Goes to page X Goes to page Y Goal is page Z But I ...
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Pageviews and events in Google Tag Manager and Google Data Studio

I set up an event to track time on page after I found out that it wasn't tracked when the page is an exit page. It uses a timer trigger to trigger an event every 15s that reports the number of seconds ...
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How can I track outbound links with Google Analytics?

I currently have a WordPress website, where I would like to be able to create an Event which tracks when visitors click through to a 3rd party web page (outbound link). At present, my website has 3 ...
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Is there a way to track the Page Load Timestamp, of an External Link, for Google Analytics purposes?

In the interest of trying to generate more meaningful insights, I have inserted the following Event snippet into my Google Analytics Tracking code: setTimeout("gtag('event', 'adjusted bounce rate', ...
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Google Analytics to only track specific events

Is it possible to limit Google Analytics to only track certain events? Note: Tracking all events and then filtering at the dashboard would not be an acceptable solution here. Context: for a specific ...
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Can a Google Analytics goal fire only the first time a user does something?

I have an app where users can create new projects.I would like to create a Google Analytics goal for when a user creates a project for the first time. I currently have an event set up on the site ...
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Google Analytics Count Events given a Previous Page Path

I would like to count the number of events occurring on a specific page, given a Previous Page Path. It doesn't seem to be possible neither with Behaviour>Events report nor with custom report. Could ...
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Google analytics track product id

I have a website where users can add products to favorites. I want to track how many user are using this feature, and later be able to access this information to see how this feature is performing ...
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GA Event or Dimensions?

So i have this little dilemma with Google Analytics, i want to record every times someone hits a specific content which is loaded in Javascript. User -> Condition [not met] -> show message ->...
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Why don't Download Events and Download Goals match up in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics to track events for downloads from my site. I am then using an event tracking Goal based on the "Download" category. The number of events in the "...
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Google Analytics session timeout affecting landing page and conversions

I've run into an interesting scenario in Google Analytics that I was able to discover using the User Explorer report. This user came to a page and then let it sit for an hour which caused the Google ...
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How do I see the event label of a dynamic element for Google Analytics?

On our webpage we installed a remarketing banner through Marketo that would appear if certain criteria are met (user adds item to cart then abandons it to go to another page on our site). I'm trying ...
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Event tracking data not showing up in Google Analytics Real Time View

I haven't done a lot of event tracking before, but I had a good read of how to do it and have implemented it with Universal Analytics, and here is the code used to send to GA: function ...
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How does GTM work and why aren't events firing?

I have Google Tag Manager set up on a website and want to manually trigger an event when a button is clicked (by manually I mean from Javascript). All tutorials say that pushing into the dataLayer ...
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How track clicks on links, what does "event without interaction" influence

Google Analytics can show you which previous page brought your visitors to a page, but it can't tell you which button it was. So I set up event tracking for buttons and links, to figure out later ...
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In Google Analytics, how can I add the page where an event happened to a custom report?

I'd like to add the page where an event was triggered to a custom report in Google Analytics. I can see that the information is being sent to Google with the event, but when I select "Page" as a ...
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How to do Google Analytics conversion/event tracking from organic keywords?

I'm not using Adwords campaigns. I'm currently using Google Analytics event tracking to record conversion action upon clicking on the submit button. I can see full referrer stats by selecting ...
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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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Google Analytics User ID view not tracking pageviews or events

I've implemented user ID and it looks like it give the data correctly. I can see user ID and their sessions. Anyway, what is not working properly is the ability to track pageviews and events. IN hte ...
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Google Tag Manager fire event when element id/class is on screen

I have Google Tag Manager installed and working on my website. There is one particular thing that I need to track but I can't figure out how to do it. There is a block that gets inserted into a page ...
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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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How should I track user state and purchases in Google Analytics?

I want to track a simple subscription product with Google Analytics and need to determine how to best track (a) User State, and (b) Subscription conversion rate. At any given time, a user can be a: ...
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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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