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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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What is an accurate way to measure the number of clicks on a banner that links to third party?

Currently I'm managing website X and this website has Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager set up. I understand that GTM can be used to track the number of clicks on the ebanner on website X. ...
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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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How to track product list impressions/clicks and related sales?

We have products in several different categories in our Magento shop. And with enhanced ecommerce tracking we want track the product list performance. I used this Google dev docs. Eg.: Product is in ...
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Can I Track Pop-Up Displays Using Google Analytics Event Tracking [closed]

I'm trying track the number of times a pop-up displays on my site, but can't get it to show as an Event in Google Analytics. I've included this in the pop-up itself: <a href="http://www.domain....
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Tracking an e-commerce conversion with Google Analytics - Analytics.js

I'm running a Rails (Ruby on Rails) app and want to start collecting e-commerce conversion data. I have Google Analytics installed on a local server (development environment), and I am able to see the ...
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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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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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Event tracking for Vimeo in Google Tag Manager

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get this to work to no avail so thought I might see if anyone else has faced the same problem. I've been trying to setup event tracking to track ...
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Event Tracking in Universal Analytics

I'm using Universal Analytics tracking code and would like to start tracking click events for one of the buttons. I added the ga('send'...) on click event via jQuery. Do I need to make any changes to ...
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Why can't I get event tracking to work with Google Analytics

I have Google Analytics working and can see everything happen in realtime. I can't however get the events to fire when people click on the apps to download them. (they actually go to a email signup ...
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How to test Google Analytics in firefox browser?

As a part of Google analytics testing i need to check the events triggered, hit types, conversions, custom dimensions etc.. So i need to check the above mentioned attributes in Firefox browser. I ...
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Events are being tracked but no corresponding Goals (Goal conversions are equals zero)

I have a website with universal analytics in the head section and recently I setup Google tag manager to check if I would be able to resolve the issue with no success. My Tracking code looks like (...
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Is there a way to get rid of Google Analytics event tracking spam?

I'm using event-tracking via the GA-collector (https://ssl.google-analytics.com/collect) to see the usage of an API. When checking the event-category in GA the first line is always to use this ...
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How to put Google Analytics event tracking on a Norton SSL Badge

I'm trying to place a GA Event tag on a Norton SSL script that is running in the footer of the site but I am unable to get it to log to my GA account. The tag works with a Comodo SSL when I place it ...
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Google Analytics Event Tracking Real-time

I am trying to use Google Analytics Event Tracking to monitor clicks on certain newly added buttons on my site. The Real-time Events report seems to show inconsistent data. The bar charts are getting ...
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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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Grouping multiple goals in goal flow report

I've set up events and goals, and am able to see conversions in all my reports. However, one problem I'm having is that I can't seem to bundle multiple goals together in the Goal Flow report. I have a ...
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How to know if visitors are reading my long-form articles?

I have a website with a couple of long how to's and I would like to know if people are actually reading those articles when they come in from Google. That is, I'd like to learn whether visitors slowly ...
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Limit to events created in Google Analytics

I was wondering if there was a limit to the number of events that can be created on one property of Google Analytics. I'm aware that there's the 500 hits per session limitation for hits(including ...