Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

0
votes
0answers
11 views

SEO friendly urls in online shop [duplicate]

Product pages in the website I build can have multiple categories/urls, so we will use canonical urls and the main product url will be unique and predictable like: /products/productname-id However ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Google Analytics “Behavior Flow” to and from a given Page

I want to use "Behavior Flow" (or "Users Flow" or "Visitors Flow" – I'm not sure how the most recent term is as I'm using german Analytics site) in Google Analytics to find out how many users that ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Google Analytics session scope custom dimension not showing data in widget

I have a web application in which at the time of login I am setting the custom dimension. The scope of the dimension is "Session". The value of the custom dimension can be US or UK markets. When the ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

How can i get more traffic in my website [duplicate]

www.tagonews.com we provide world news for USA people. We provide trending news, world news, stories, technology news, politics news, sports news, international news.
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Why Google Analytics does not count visits when browser does not load images

I tested many times using Firefox and Chrome. When I disable loading images in browsers, Google analytics doesn't count visit. Why?
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Tracking medium of user on primary domain firing an event in a third-party iFrame

Recently one of the websites I work on have added a form to their website that uses a third-party iFrame. We do have access to the third party code and have added GTM. in GTM I have managed to ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Discrepancies In Analytics Ecommerce Data

While I think most of us are familiar with/have encountered discrepancies between GA and Google Ads or other platforms, this one has me rather stumped. A new client's reporting has always seemed a ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Datalayer pushed 'topic' leaking on incorrect pages?

We push in the pages topic into the data-layer, this is autopopulated based on the category being selected when editing the page/post in the back-end (Wordpress). <script> window....
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How can I filter Google Analytics to view data related to subdomains/pages?

I have a website at the URL www.example.com, and I have another page at the URL hello.example.com/cornerstone which uses the same tracking ID. In my default analytics view I can only view data related ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Tracking users and visits (web sessions)

I need to track users and their visits in a website. Also I need to track some actions they do in my website based on their anonymous user id and anonymous visit id. One way is to create two ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

“Resource not available” error when trying to enable demographic report in Google analytics

I want to enable Demographic and Interest Reports in Google Analytics. But whenever I try to do so, this error is shown: Does anybody know how to solve this? I've refreshed the page, waited a couple ...
1
vote
2answers
16 views

Use Google Analytics to track inquiries from AdWords users based on the URL of the contact request

My clients site cannot be modified to track goals, the platform they use will not allow it and the developer has no interest in coding anything in to help. I'm coming to the site late in the game but ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

How to know which URL/Landing pages are gaining traffic in Google using analytics?

When we get more traffic, i.e increase in Google organic results, How do we know, Which URLs are gaining traffic and how much traffic is gained over the last few weeks ? And in similar way, How do we ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Google Optimize A/B testing freezes the homepage

I'm trying to run 4 A/B tests using Google Optimize, on the same domain. The test should exclude themselves via the targeting, however, in most cases when I access the homepage (see: test 1a, 1b below)...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Double counting sessions in GA?

I am seeing a weird thing in my GA data, where the referral traffic conversions are in multiples of 3! And in some of the referral sites, the user numbers are exactly the same as sessions. Not sure if ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Using a “not set” event action as a goal

I have an event category with multiple event actions that I'm using to set up goals with. For a specific goal, one of these actions is "(not set)" because there's no value passed but the empty value ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Can UTM tags be used for internal links tracking in Mixpanel?

I've always thought that using UTM parameters for internal links would significantly skew data (incorrect attribution and actual number of sessions), at least when Google Analytics is the engine ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Can I track visits to a Google Drive file with Google Analytics?

My university's website profile of me has a link to my CV, which is hosted on Google Drive (on my personal account, over which I have ownership). I would like to track visits to my CV with Google ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Google analytics - 2 views or properties for subdomain

I'm launching separate e-commerce stores in both the US and the UK. The sites will be almost identical, selling almost identical products. The UK will be on a uk. subdomain of the main URL. ...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

Create a regex for Google Analytics, with increasing sid number [closed]

Brand new to regex and I'm pulling my hair out try to add specific goal in Google Analytics to track the submission of a contact form. Can anyone advise me on how to represent the following (the end ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Timezone Definition to stream Google Analytics data in BigQuery

I'm streaming Google Analytics Data 360 in Big Query through 2 different views (and consequently 2 different databases). I have set the streaming preferences in the same way for both my views, however ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Does GA Enhanced ecommerce use transaction ID to consolidate transactions?

I’m looking into Enhanced ecommerce with Google Analytics and there are predefined events for common scenarios such as purchases etc. How does Google Analytics handle two purchases submitted with the ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How to use Session control, redefining session, or creating a new metric

Frustrated with the way sessions are recorded, I wanted to create a custom metric fitting for “website visits”. It would work similar to the session, but if someone left the website and came back from ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Google analytics lost conversions after implementing social login

we have recently implemented social login to our website. We are running ads to that website and after implementing the social login we lost all conversion data - everything is accounted to facebook. ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Google Analytics won't track Events

Edit: We are not using Google Tag Manager and this question isn't related to it - I want to know how you do this via code on the website and Google Analytics itself - i.e. without using Google Tag ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

How to send different Events to different Google Analytics accounts from a Same Page?

Scenario : I have created a Web UI, where users can login and validate their ~REPORTS~ by uploading and the reports will be validated in the back-end and the results will be displayed. The reports are ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce: querying with API

I'm desperately struggling again with the Google documentation, grrr. Please point me somebody to the rigth direction: i want to query Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce through Analytics API. The ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Google analytics numbers in graph do not match numbers in table for a single day

Google analytics is not displaying same numbers in the grid and in the graph with a custom dimension included. This is Behavior -> site content -> all pages report. Is this a bug, or I am doing ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

How does the Google Analytics code run on Wix?

Until recently, all the sites I've worked on have used the standard go to Google Analytics, copy the code, paste the code in a header file. But recently, a business acquaintance asked me about a ...
1
vote
2answers
34 views

GTM how to set up a trigger when message pushed to Data Layer doesn't contain Event variable?

When user clicks on a button a message is sent to the Data Layer, with the relevant information, however it doesn't contain Event To set up a GTM trigger to fire on custom events I need to specify an ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

How to forward all Google Tag Manager events to Google Analytics?

When creating a Google Analytics tag, I'm left to choose either one of these: But I want to track both Page views and Events. So, to accomplish that, I'm creating two tags, one for each Track Type: ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

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(...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

Best way to track page views in a multi-tenant application?

I have a multi-tenant website hosting platform—think Squarespace or Wix but for a really niche target market. Each website on the platform can have its own TLD. I want to use Google Analytics to ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

How to set Google Event Tracking in Facebook Customer Chat Plugin

I am currently using Facebook's Customer Chat Plugin in my wordpress website. I have been setting Google Analytics Event Tracking in my contact forms, but it seems like most people used the Customer ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Google Analytics on Blogger site only shows mobile traffic (desktop traffic is filtered)

My Google Analytics only shows mobile traffic. Somehow my desktop traffic is getting filtered. I have not filtered any devices myself. It's a Google Blogger site and the Universal Analytics ID is ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Google Ads - Is there a way to create a report which shows Search Queries by Location?

I have a campaign which has location targeting to the entire radius of my city. It has collected data from various areas within the city. Now my client wants to open a new location in a specific ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Filtering out ghost traffic from Google Analytics

Recently I've been experiencing a large amount of (what I think is) ghost traffic. I need help in creating a filter to exclude this traffic from my Google Analytics. URL's are showing up that have ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Adblocker blocks Analytics Code

I am using the following code, unlike old GA codes(which are different too), the following code is blocked by my own browser uBlock Origin plugin. My other GA codes are not blocked despite of Ad ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

How do I use the ga() function in Google Analytics when the tag is in Google Tag Manager: Uncaught ReferenceError: ga is not defined

I'm following this: But in my real code, I've used google tag manager to manage google analytics. So I have just one script in the head of my website which belongs to gtm: (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How to create a pageview using ga() function? [duplicate]

I manage google analytics inside google tag manager and I don't have any separated script for google analytics in the head of my website. I need to use ga() function like this: <!-- Google ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

Why is Google Analytics reporting Safari users on Linux OS

I don't believe Safari can be installed on Linux, so why is Google Analytics reporting so many users with this Browser/OS combination? Here's the breakdown of Browser and OS. And here's the ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

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) ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Google Analytics is displaying different data when accessed from different devices

I was recently checking my Google Analytics account. I noticed that it was showing different data for the same property from different laptops. Below are attached screenshots: Can you tell me what ...
3
votes
1answer
180 views

Google Analytics verification failure but we're still seeing the data

Today I saw this in Google Search Console: This clearly says the Google Analytics verification failed. But we have all the info, charts, real online users, etc... in the Google Analytics panel. So ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Google Analytics reports more new users than new visitor sessions

Look at the screenshot: Do you see, that the amount of sessions, generated by new users, is lesser then the amount of new users? How can it be? Are there new users, who don't created sessions? If ...
6
votes
2answers
953 views

These files aren't on my server. How are they showing in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to understand how this is possible. The screenshot below shows two page views. both are .html files, but my site has ZERO .html files in it. My site also does not have a /h/ directory. ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Organic search traffic - big discrepancy between users and new users

Background: We are a non profit site only really acquiring traffic through paid ads. Our SEO is only just getting started so we don't get a high level of organic traffic. Recently we've seen an ...
2
votes
4answers
46 views

Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

We have recently had a website redesign, still with the same web address and host. Since launching the redesign Google Analytics has shown a huge drop in visitors, first to half and in the last three ...
4
votes
2answers
33 views

Looking for advice on how to log redirects in Google Analytics

We have a number of redirecting pages in our CMS. These do not redirect across domains (such as vanity URLs), they are just to catch visits to old URLs that have changed. The redirects are not always ...