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Questions tagged [google-analytics]

Google Analytics is a free web analytics solution provided by Google, featuring several client-side APIs, as well as REST APIs for Data Export and for Management.

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Acquisition shows search query but not in dashboard. why?

My website is linked with search console and i see all search console data from Acquisition. When i create custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "search queries", there is no data. Could ...
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Not receiving any data from Google Analytics

I setup a GA property: <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-XXXXXXXXX-2', { ‘anonymize_ip’:...
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How do I link a domain verified Google Search Console site to Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect a Google Search Console property to Google Analytics. It's supposed to be as easy as: Admin > Property Settings > Add a Search Console Site (that's been verified). This ...
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Google Analytics Block Bot Strategy

I looked in Google Analytics to view my website traffic. Out of over 900 landing pages, nearly half look like bot traffic. Here is what I am looking at: Acquisition > All Traffic > Channels > Direct >...
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No coincidence in numbers in Events [on hold]

I have created 3 events: "Place_bet", "Input_select_amount" and "Amount_button". The idea is to track if the user clicks the button with the event "Input_select_amount" OR "Amount_button" AND finally ...
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Using multiple Google Analytics accounts in the same domain

We own one single domain where we host several customers. Example: domain.com (our welcome and registration site) domain.com/customer1 (1st customer) domain.com/customer2 (2nd customer) domain.com/...
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Is it insecure to have your Google Analytics tag visible publicly?

I just started adding Google Analytics to my GitHub Pages site, which calls for putting it in the _config.yml file. Is it insecure to keep the _config.yml file in my public GitHub repository, or is it ...
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In Google Analytics, how do I filter sessions by device platform?

When I open the "User Explorer" section in Google Analytics and open the details of a specific user, I can see their session's Device Platform and Device Category, just like this: However, where as I ...
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Is Google's new vs. returning users metric reliable? How do I gauge user loyalty? [duplicate]

I have a quick question regarding new vs. returning users - I know that new and returning users usually don't add up to users because of duplications, and "users" could be considered as the de-duped ...
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Should each subdomain be its own property in Google Analytics?

I am auditing GA implementation for a startup and found they have a separate property for each of its subdomains. And yes, it is possible to navigate from subdomain to root domain and vice versa. ...
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What is the equivalent to Search Console “clicks” in Google Analytics

I am looking into some reports in Google Analytics, however my attention has been brought to the fact that I cannot seem to find approximately matching numbers between google search console and Google ...
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How to get Google Analytics report: visited page X then (optionally) triggered event Y

I need to know how many people visited my login page, and then (optionally) triggered an event on the page that I have set up. (To be clear: the event tracking is already set up and works perfectly. ...
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GA Real-Time > content > Page showing same url with different page title

in realtime >content report Some pages showing the different title of the same page, e.g. /logos page actual title is Free Logo Maker ... but its also showing contactus page title for logo similarly ...
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How do I filter my home IPv6 address in GA when my ISP is continuously reassigning the address?

I would like to set up IP address filtering in Google Analytics so that traffic coming from my home IP address is filtered and not counted as actual site traffic. I.e. I'm only interested in the ...
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How to prevent “Sessions that Enter at Add to Cart” in Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce due to user inactivity?

I have very interesting problem, in our Google Analytics > Conversions > Ecommerce > Shopping Behaviour section there is a Session that Enter at Add to Card (ADD_TO_CART_WITHOUT_VIEW). When I ...
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Error tracking clickthrough rate with GTM and GA

I am trying to monitor the number of clicks on a ebanner on a website and this ebanner links to an external website. For example, if I'm on abc.com, clicking on the ebanner leaves abc and goes into ...
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New vs. returning users on Google Analytics

I have a quick question regarding new vs. returning users - I know that new and returning users usually don't add up to users because of duplications, and "users" could be considered as the de-duped ...
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Avoid Google Analytics to count unique goal URL twice

I have a Google Analytics goal (event) and it is set to fire when people reach a certain page with specific values/parameters included in the page URL.  I have set it up in GTM. You can see the tag ...
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Total Goals and separated ones don´t add the same

I have created four goals. The total goals completions is 5,889. But on its right I see the fourth ones separated: Goal 4 is 343, Goal 5 is 2008, Goal 6 is 201 and Goal 7 is 40. It would have an add ...
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How to track click through rate to external website using Google Tag Manager

I am trying to monitor the number of clicks on a ebanner on a website and this ebanner links to an external website. For example, if I'm on abc.com, clicking on the ebanner leaves abc and goes into ...
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Keyword Google Rankings GA / Datastudio

I have a question about to Google Data Studio/Google Analytics/Search Console. I am wondering how to report on keyword top movers as per the attached screenshot? I have been trying to find the ...
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Bounce rate segmentation

I want to segment an event label together with its bounce rate. I create a segment condition regular expression with two conditionals: one for the event label and the other for the bounce. For this ...
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What is a “unique event” in Google analytics?

I don´t really catch the whole sense of an unique event. Can anybody explain it with a claryfing example? Under my point of view, it is an event that is only done once into a session. For example: a ...
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GA doesn't receive data from Tumblr when everything is correct

Recently I changed my Tumblr theme, and there is no Google Analytics data received. I've checked and make sure that the Google Analytics ID is correctly put in, as guided in this video. There should ...
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Can using same tracking number trigger two instances of Google Analytics page view count?

If you write the same Gtag code with the same ID twice, can it trigger 2 page views in Google Analytics, or does Google filter for these double cases? So would it be possible to artificially increase ...
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“/for_domain/” is getting prepended to all URLs in Google Analytics reports

I have several GA accounts tracking various domains. For some unknown reason, /for_domain/ is being added to front of some of my page URLs. I have tried to exclude them from being reported in the ...
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To know how many unique users view a page should I look at “users” or “new users” in Google Analytics?

I want to know how many users in total are visiting my page. But I have read that the total users don´t need to be the real ones, because we can have some new users that return later several times. ...
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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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Is bounce rate of a website a ranking factor? [duplicate]

I have heard this from many SEO experts that a website with less bounce rate will rank well on Google. But what if the website does not use any analytics tools to calculate bounce rate, how will then ...
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Tracking purchase made on another site using Google Analytics with tracking codes installed on both sites

The conversion: The goal in Google Analytics is marked as complete when a user makes it from an mydomain.example landing page over to Shopify and from there completes a ticket purchase. When a user ...
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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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How can I use “Product purchased” as a secondary dimension in Geo?

I want to map out the locations of where customers are based on Product ID. So essentially a map of all people that purchased X product. I'm able to make geographic reports based on page visited as ...
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Google Analytics: how to build a Goal which has several events

I want to set up a Goal that consist in tracking 3 events: first, when the user clicks in a button. After this, when the user fills out into an input box, and finally another click in other button. I ...
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Google Analytics Goal Completion Scope

Struggling to find the answer to this query, but is a google analytics goal conversion (URL destination) scope set at hit, session or user? i.e. if it was at user scope and a user hit that same URL ...
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Google Analytics not tracking goals in event tracking

I have set up event tracking in Google Analytics as shown below, but when test it with triggering the event, it doesn't show any goals! Can you help?
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distinct count of custom dimensions as custom metric

I've count of custom dimension values. I need to display it in a summary report. Is it possible? Like, Role No_of_users Admin 2 Moderator 10 Customers 140 A user can have 2 roles like ...
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Does improving the page load speed decrease user session duration?

My website loaded in 10 seconds, then I improved the site's performance. I introduced a cache, minified files, and compressed images. This reduced the load speed to under 2 seconds. Is this why the ...
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Are sudden traffic spikes from India meant to hurt our AdSense account?

Recently, our page received unusual behavior from visitors in India. We are receiving spikes of 200/300 real-time users. It lasts for about 30 minutes, then it stops. It repeats several times per day. ...
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In Google Analytics > User explorer, Clientid shows a “loaded” line… what is it?

When looking into GA > Audience > User explorer... I have a line displaying "loaded" instead of an usual clientid : What does that mean ? Is there some issue with my tracking to get the correct ...
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Will referrer info get lost in Google Analytics if i 301 from HTTP to HTTPS?

If we have a bunch of backlinks from HTTPS sites, but they link to the http://example.com version of our site or example.com. Even if our site is HTTPS and once traffic gets driven to those URLS ...
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What webmail provider traffic is Google Analytics talking about?

I received this alert in Google Analytics - I'm not running an email campaign and am not sure what emails are linking to my site. But this alert says there is "a lot" of traffic from webmail providers....
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Safari in app browser huge bounce rate in Google Analytics?

For the past 7 days I ran a Facebook ad. Today I decided to track how users behave and I noticed a huge bounce rate coming from Safari In App browser and Android webview. It was 91% as compared to ...
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Question about tracking forms as a goal in Google Analytics

I have a directory website, include lots of profiles and acetgories i.e Physicians, hospital and clinics On each page there is a consultation form, I need to track these metrics: Which organic ...
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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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How can Google Analytics report a high bounce rate and average time on page in minutes? What is the difference? [duplicate]

Some pages in my website(s) have low/high bounce rate but the Avg. Time on Page is more than 4 minutes can anyone explain to me why the bounce rate is still high?
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Do Google Analytics sessions get broken when tracking UserID and ClientID across subdomains that may not send that data?

I have a domain name with three subdomains. One where a user is authenticated and two where they aren't. I'm planning on implementing UserID tracking for Google Analytics in place of the standard ...
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Track user from adwords in my own community

I want to track adwords users, who register to my website. I want to know which ad was clicked and led to a registration and connect this information to the user. I could f.e. modify the final URL ...
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Google Search Console domain property not in the list of properties I can add to Google Analytics

I'm trying to connect a domain property to a google analytics domain. But when the property I added is not in the list of properties where I can choose from. All the other properties are. The big ...
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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 ...