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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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Why Google Search Console coverage reports show excluded pages that don't exist at all

My new website is only about a month old and it has only 27 different web pages. I submitted sitemap.xml to the Google Search Console and it successfully indexed all my pages. However, in the Coverage ...
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If a link to my site is sent by a visitor to their friend via email, is this counted as email traffic source in Google Analytics?

Let's say I have tracking set up on my website to capture traffic sources in GA. If someone emails my site to a friend and they click on it, is this counted as an email source? I know an email ...
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Any Open Source tools to build software with Google Analytics and Search Console? [on hold]

I see a lot of open source SEO options out there but I can't find any open source tools to build something using Google Analytics and Webmaster tools data. They obviously have their own API but I'm ...
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Could it be correct to have two Google Analytics UA codes in my site?

OK, I started out on a new job and working on SEO. I saw that it has two UA codes. Since I am a newbie on this, I wanted to know if the use of these codes are correct? Just wanted to know if there is ...
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Can I set myself as Master Admin in Google Analytics?

We have some personnel that need access to our Google Analytics information. When I go to add them, though, it says that I do not have permission to do so. I assume there is a higher-level Admin ...
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Set up Adwords referrer in Google Tag Manager

I want to track AdWords traffic from Google to siteA.com to siteB.com to the Payment Success page on siteB.com. I've set up a Google Tag Manager, added Universal Google Analytics with "allowLinker" ...
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Has Google Analytics started bumping up the Time to Interactive on your site?

I've noticed that since the 13th of May, the Time to Interactive metric reported by Lighthouse on my website has increased quite dramatically. After a bit of investigation, I found this in the ...
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How do you enable store visit conversions in Google Analytics

I noticed a new tab under conversions for a specific account but cant figure out how to enable it on other accounts. Does anyone know how to enable this on other accounts?
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How can we pass custom variables in Google Analytics

I have a task of getting username, company and other desired data in a Google Analytics report. I want to know how I can get them in report. I tried this: How can I find the IP address for my ...
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Is Subdomain Site and Main Website Bad or Good?

I have had a subdomain website for about 2 years built on wix. It is on page 1 for some related keywords. Let's say the website is specific to sports cars. Example URL: sports-cars.mywebsite.com I ...
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How to track internal redirect urls on Google Analytics User Explorer?

In our wp site the external urls replaced with internal links and when someone clicks on them they go to redirected external url, but those are not logged by google analytics user explorer. How to ...
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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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Cannot creat UTM tags due to server error for GA tracking

I am unable to create UTM tags do to the error "No OAuth client ID available. Make sure to attach it as a global in the server! This is a developer error, not a user error." Any advice would be fab. ...
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Google Analytics dashboard won't show “search query” data even when linked to Search Console

My website's Google Analytics account is linked with Google Search Console. I see all search console data in the "Acquisition" report. When I create a custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "...
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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 [closed]

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 ...