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Best SEO URL Structure : Filter product list by multiple tags

Which url is better for SEO (google)? separate tags like sub folders with slash "/": 1) shop.com/product-category-1/tags/product-tag-1/product-tag-2 separate with characters plus "+" underscore "_" ...
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Google Analytics unable to filter for_domain/hostname from traffic on specific set of pages report

I am trying to create a custom report in Google Analytics to see the traffic on a specific set of pages. Unfortunately for reasons we cannot ascertain, sometimes the hostname is appended like in the ...
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How to identify and correct web site category misclassification that blocks users?

I have a web site which lists bicycle events in the region, and have got a report from user which gets following error when trying to access it using company WiFi: Web Page Blocked Access to the ...
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Custom filter EU and non-EU countries in Google Analytics

Most reports (if not all) can be filtered by country. Is there a way to create a custom filter for non-EU and EU countries. The main report i want to filter on EU and non-EU countries is Behavior >...
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Filter all URLs on a domain from Google Analytics

How can I set a filter so that traffic from a particular domain and all of the URLs under it are not counted in my traffic? E.g. I want to exclude everything from www.example.com and www.example.com/...
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Land on marketing domain, proceed to members-only domain. How to filter these?

We would like to filter out (from our monthly GA reporting stats) those site visits where a user lands on our marketing domain and then immediately clicks our "Member Login" hyperlink (simple anchor ...
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Google Analytics include hostnames beyond character limit

In an effort to prevent ghost spam, I am trying to filter traffic by hostname in Google Analytics. I have found several hostnames that appear legitimate, and now the length of these hostnames in regex ...
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Google Analytics subdomain filter is filtering out virtual page views

I have a reporting view setup with a filter to show only the traffic to the subdomain. I can see in realtime view that it is correctly showing only traffic to the subdomain. However, it seems that no ...
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What is the recommended number of click before information is available to user

Few years back i read an article that information should be available within 3 click and there is ambiguity regarding same to limit it to 3 click or more. Let us say i want to show same information ...
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How do I create a Google Analytics view filter to exclude city and network domain?

How do I create a Google Analytics view filter to exclude two fields City and Network domain? The standard Exclude Filter only excludes 1 field I am trying to filter out bot traffic that is coming ...
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Filter patterns in Analytics - Is this proper?

so I am going through the filters in my company's analytics and they have about 18 individual filters for certain spam referrals. These are all Custom > Exclude > Referral 1. sexyali.com|chinese-...
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How can I filter social traffic under Social in Google Analytics channels report?

In Google Analytics, under Acquisition > All Traffic > Channels report traffic from facebook and one referral page is grouped. How can I send this traffic under Social and Referral? Here's an example ...
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Why do many websites block requests from common HTTP libraries by user-agent?

Writing spiders, I have noticed that many sites will return a 403 error if I hit them from popular HTTP software libraries, unless I manually override the default User-Agent header used by the library....
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Backdate / apply a Google analytics filter retroactively

I've created 2 filters in Google analytics to exclude traffic that comes from my office IP to only include traffic that is on my domain (to prevent cloned sites using my GA tracking code) Ive just ...
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Create filter view in google analytics to only show impression if it occurs on select domain, rather than on test / dev VPS or other

SHORT QUESTION: Is there a way I can create a filter view in Google Analytics so that a view / impression / user etc only shows up in the report if it took place on mydomain.com, but not if it took ...
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Setting a US country filter in Google Analytics gives an error that the filter won't change the data

I have created a filter in Analytics to include only the details of traffic from United States. Please correct me if I am doing wrong, Because on verifying the filter it throws me this error: ...
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Setup a separate view for traffic to a subfolder in google analytics

We just launched our website in Arabic language and would like to setup a separate view in Google Analytics to just view the traffic and all the other data for Arabic. The Arabic language is rendered ...
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How to exclude self linking pageviews

The situation I'm having is that if you are on the home page '/' and you click on the 'Home' link or the logo (which takes you to 'Home'), it counts as a pageview. How would I go around excluding this ...
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I block almost every analytics traffic on my browser. Am I depriving myself in any way?

I have a web traffic filter installed on my browser. I see that it is constantly blocking mostly analytics related connections. Am I depriving myself in any way? and more importantly, am I protecting ...
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How to compare pageviews in a conten group versus certain event happens in that pages using Google Analytics?

I have a custom search page in my website that uses several input forms. I added an event ga('send', 'event', 'Product', 'click') whenever a user clicks on the product link in the search result list. ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

We want implement a new filter in our shop for product lists. Our customers can filter for price, size and color. As soon as the customer sets a filter, the product list will get filtered. We would ...
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How do I filter traffic from IE7 in Google Analytics?

I would like to filter all traffic from IE7 to our website in Google Analytics. Because of some back-end controls we use for a desktop app, we have an unusually large amount from that browser, even ...
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How to properly tell Google they have no right to access the download. What status do I use?

I'm looking for the SEO way to tell Google not to download pictures. I have a script that generates one of two things based on who accesses the site: If an unauthorized robot accesses the site, they ...
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How to use a condition as a Google Analytics View Filter

I want to track all users activity on condition that they have visited any page that ends in ending.php. Using advanced segments this is easy using a condition. With View Filters I cant seem to find ...
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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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Advanced GA Filter - What does it do?

I've inherited a website's analytics set up - and there are several filters as in the example below. I'm trying to figure out what they do - but a regex noob.
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Google Analytics Filters: Hide Multiple Subdomains

So I have several views for the subdomains I want to track and the site as a whole. What I would really like is to create a view where it excludes all subdomains - the problem being I don't have a ...
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Exclude URL from contributing pageviews to Google Analytic's reports

I want a specific URL to not contribute pageviews Google Analytics default reports, but I don't want to use a filter because as I understand it, once I filter out the data, It's lost forever and I can'...
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. 1.2....
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Right method for filtering bots on Google Analytics

More often than not, when I check the traffic source on my google analytics page, I find some malicious referrals to my website. Some examples: site4.free-floating-buttons.com / referral get-free-...
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Is it possible to get URLs with parameters not indexed by Google if they contain hashtags?

Some sources say to use # before the parameters in URL, others recommend using #! or !#... So, if I'm using category filters on a page, to add parameters to URLs and sort items based on price, color ...
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SafeSearch page filtering removal request in Google Webmaster Tools

Why does my site url appear in Google Webmaster Tools as remove url request? The Removal Type is "SafeSearch page filtering", but I did not make the request. What is the cause of this?
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Why does the same regex work in Google Analytics Segments but not Filters?

I am using the following regex to exclude spam sites: (social\-buttons\.com|darodar\.com|free\-share\-buttons\.com|buy\-cheap\-online\.info|Get\-Free\-Traffic\-Now\.com|hol\.es|hulfingtonpost\.com|...
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CPanel: how to whitelist the access of the website? [duplicate]

I have to fix a website overloaded. The website doesn't load most times with a 503 error. I want to temporally stop it to everybody but me, so I want to deny all the IPs but mine. The server has ...
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Is there a way to filter by sessions in Google Analytics custom dashboard?

I'm trying to configure a widget to get pageviews/session and conversion rates by browser. Unfortunately, it's ordered by pageviews. Thus, I end up with unrelevant data because some browsers have high ...
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Exclude multiple domains in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I want to exclude multiple domains from all my reports to prevent referral spam, but as more and more of these popup I'd like to do so via a single filter.. I tried adding a filter with settings: ...
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Why does it seem my GA include-only-hostname filter is filtering out hits from Twitter?

I took the advice from this article to eliminate referral spam from my Google Analytics report by filtering out all hits that didn't use my hostname. There is only one other filter on that view, one ...
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Are (non-escaped) URL fragments bad for SEO?

I have a product search page with a search filter with a fair number of different options. Each time the user changes the filter, the search results are updated in-place by JavaScript, and the URL is ...
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If a corporate network disables peer-to-peer networking, will that affect web-based proxy services?

I'm under the impression that PHP-based proxies download the content of a site to their server before sending it back to the browser just like browsing any standard website site. Am I correct in ...
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Omniture Tracking Codes Showing Up in Google Analytics

I have a website uses Adobe Omniture for web analytics. We have some internal tools that automatically append Omniture tracking codes to links within specific modules. Within those modules we link ...
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Google Analytics filter with multiple conditions

I would like to exclude all traffic that has these three conditions: Mobile traffic, that was a direct hit(has no referrer), on uri: '/'. Is this possible in Google Analytics? In the filters section ...
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Prevent pings from inflating Google Analytics

The company I work at creates lots of mobile apps. Some app developers have added code to hit oursite.com to check for things like connectivity. So, I get thousands of hits every day that aren't ...
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Include only one brand in the ecommerce reports for a single affiliate in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with "E-commerce Item Name" would result in the same report as ...
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Reduce likelihood of Mailchimp email campaign going to Spam

The company I work for sends a marketing email at least one time per week using Mailchimp's email service. All of our subscribers are opt-in active customers and our emails are not spammy. There is ...
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Images are being filtered on a generic site that shares the same IP address with an adult site

I recently addressed the community to understand why normal images are being filtered by Google Image Search. I have several sites placed on the same server (and that they all definitely share the ...
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Google Image safe search filters my images. What should I do to prevent this problem

I tried to Google-search the images on my site. Some of them appeared. But if I check the "Safe search" option there are no of them displayed. All images absolutely free of adult content or something ...
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How to prevent my site getting caught in Google's child porn filter?

After Google and Microsoft take steps to block Internet search results linked to child porn, one of my sites which was about kid's photography got blocked in many search results. Actually my site is ...
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Videos from Youtube/Vimeo not displaying in iframes

I was giving a webinar about HTML today in Brackets. When showing how to use iframes, all my students managed to insert Google Maps using iframes but no one was able to make the YouTube and Vimeo ...
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Find the user and date a filter was created in Google Analytics

How do we find out which user created a filter and on what date within Google Analytics? Google search results are sparse on this very specific topic.