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How to calculate unique number of events, one event per user in Google Analytics?

We have an event which fires every time user initiates a download. How is it possible to calculate number of downloads occurred let's say this month & calculate only 1 download per 1 user? If to ...
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How do I track automatic translation of web page?

My web site is posted in English. I do not have the Google Translate plugin installed, nor do I have any plans to install it. However, I'm inferring from some of my analytics data that people visiting ...
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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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Unidentified events in google analytics

I have been using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links/banners. Recently I noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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Google Analytics: average time it take users to trigger an event

I implemented Google Analytics event tracking on my currency conversion website. The typical user flow is: User lands on a page about two currencies. User enters an amount to be converted. 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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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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Can a bounce rate drop from 50% to 10% after event tracking is added in Google Analytics?

I launched a total redesign of a site one week ago to add responsive design, good interlinking, related content recommendations and such. After that the bounce rate dropped just a little from 50% to ...
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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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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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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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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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How to read Google Analytics events data?

My question is about Android application button press tracking, but I believe there is no big difference with button press on the web page, so I ask the question here. I would like to track user ...
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Tracking content from 3rd party widget using Google Analytics

I have a situation where I generate content (a widget which is composed of simple divs specifically) and serve them to 3rd party sites both synchronously & asynchronously. While serving those ...
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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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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 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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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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How would Google Analytics track different user groups with a custom dimension and metrics?

I have a custom dimension user and metrics like visit_duration, action_a, action_b. -------------------------------------------------------- | user | visit_duration | action_a | action_b | --...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product (...
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Visitors with at least 1 event click? (Visits with Events)

I might be getting a bit too lost in the metrics to realize that I already have the numbers I'm looking for, but I'm trying to figure out how to report the number of unique visitors who visited a page ...
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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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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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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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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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With Google Analytics, is it possible to check a specific page in Multi-Channel conversion attribution?

I'm somewhat new to Google Analytics, and I'm trying to track all conversions that are assisted by a particular landing page, because I don't expect an instant purchase. I have e-commerce tracking set ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Tracking event completion based on page referral

I have a question about trying to get some detailed information around specific event completion. I'm wondering if it is possible within Google Analytics to track event completion within a specific ...
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Tracking rotating Ads with Google Tag Manager

So at the moment we have our ads setup using event tracking in Google Analytic (Universal) and they are implemented in this format: <a href="example.com" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Banner Ad - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...