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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How can I display selected events in the Top Events category screen for Google Analytics?

I am trying to filter several events of my event list. I am trying to do it via a segmentation, but it does't work. What is the correct way to do this?
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What's the correct use of dynamic Facebook UTMs for Google Analytics?

This question has two parts: best practice, and issues with reporting. Best practice: Right now, the UTMs that we've set up for our Facebook & Instagram advertising campaigns are dynamically ...
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How can I determine if my site speed is affecting my conversions?

I need to convince my team that our load times are way too high. Load times for the /cart is around 10 seconds and load times for individual pages are around 6 seconds. I've seen all the studies about ...
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Start Time of Page Load in Page Timings in Google Analytics

What's the start event for the 'Page Load Time' in the 'Page Timings' report? I've read that GA uses NavigationTiming API. Is it v1? Is the start event performance.timing.navigationStart? Also, what'...
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On Google Analytics, how can I find the domain name use to reach the site? [duplicate]

I have a domain name A redirecting (HTTP 302) to a domain name B which is tracked by Google Analytics. How can I find the breakdown of visits & users coming through the two? "Referrers" covers ...
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How can we setup correct tracking in Google Analytics for Netlify?

Currently, I have added the GA Tag in our Tag Manager in our Netlify website and it is recording/firing the first page. But as I am visiting the other pages, the GA real time tracking still remains on ...
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What do I need to consider when choosing the data retention period for my Google Analytics?

I have a client that has a data retention period of 26 months for its Google Analytics account. Ideally, I'd like to have user information that goes back for as long as possible. Before I recommend ...
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Can Google Analytics group impressions/clicks by visitors' countries?

I was planning to use PHP to create a tracking system for recording the impressions and clicks of my ads (not served by Google Ads). But during my research on how to design the database, I saw someone ...
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How to edit the website URL in Google Search Console

I've made a mistake and added my site name in Google Search Console with http instead of https. Where can I edit that? Should I remove the property and remake another one? No problems will be ...
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From target blank to self: do I need to measure differently?

I saw that my website is using target="blank" on internal links due to something I totally missed in the code. So, I changed that to "self", as there is no need to target a new window while they are ...
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Google Tag Manger Event for 301 Redirect

I have an image slider on my website. The entire slide is a link. I created a web page just to have a URL to use for a 301 redirect. Slide links to website.com/sample-page > Redirect is set to ...
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Google Analytics stopped recording traffic all of sudden. Realtime View is not working either

My website http://cityful.net/ is not getting traffic for a few days. ON analytics I got the following notification. It's been a week since it got a new hit by the crawler. Check Search Console Crawl ...
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Configure a Google Analytics filter for blog posts when URLs are mixed with other content

I have a WordPress site with a blog section but also a lot of other content, that is not directly related to the blog. Now I want to use Google Analytics and only see the blog traffic, meaning users ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce doesn't track Social media referrals

I have GA set up with external payment gateway. The cross-domain linker properly tracks both website and the payment gateway. Ecommerce tracks all referrals correctly (direct, organic, newsletters etc....
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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How to detect a keyword that any organic leads come through to our website from google? [duplicate]

Is it possible to track and detect a keyword that cause a lead land to our website and then converting to lead?
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How is it possible that Google Analytics is showing a high bounce rate (50%) on a cart and checkout page?

The cart and checkout pages are not landing pages so it isn't possible for that to be the first page in their session. The exit rate is way too low (approximately 15%) which signals to me that the ...
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Does the position of Google Analytics snippet within the document head (before or after scripts and css) affect tracking data?

The MonsterInsights plugin puts the Google Analytics tracking code before other java scripts and stylesheets. I wanted to reduce by one more the number of plugins that I’m using so I put the Google ...
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How to classify channel, source, and medium from downloaded analytics data the same way GA shows it?

I am trying classify Channel and Source/Medium from Original Data into Channel and Source/Medium as Dashboard of Google Analysis It means that: I exported Original Data from Google Analytics. I ...
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Why do my analytics report that index.php appears in URLs despite friendly URL rewrite rules?

On a website i use mod_rewrite and PHP to create clean URL's. My .htaccess (summary) will look like that shown below: RewriteEngine On #oude pagina's RewriteRule ^nl/links/(.*)/index.php$ /...
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Conversion Tracking on 3rd party Website using Google Tag Manager

I have the following scenario: Website A contains product description and links to the booking website B where the user places his order. I need to track conversions placed on the website B and have ...
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Understanding external vs. self referrals to landing pages in GA

I'm trying to get an understanding of how many visits to landing pages (e.g. /) are coming from external referrers (e.g. Google/other search engines, direct) vs. self referrers (people clicking links ...
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Data on Google Analytics reports for “pages” doesn't match the report for “page titles”

I am curious as to what would cause the data for Pages to report differently than Page Titles, in theory, shouldn't they be the same? For instance, using the month of October, under "Pages" and ...
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Goals in Bing Ads are not exactly sourced from running Bing Ads? Could it be from running Google Ads?

I have been running Google ads for a few months now where I track the conversion goals using tags. Now, I'm experimenting with Bing Ads and I have enabled tagging + conversion goals. I have got a ...
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Why are users from “rest of world” countries landing to our UK site and not our defined ROW site?

I have my site set up so that users from uk will land on /uk and then everyone else lands to /rw (rest of world) however I am seeing a large portion of traffic from ROW countries landing on the UK ...
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If an event action is a goal, would the event ever get traced but not the goal?

I have an Event Action set up as a Goal. I can see the events taking place in the events report, but the goal - for the same events - is not being picked up. Why would that be? So lets say I have an ...
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Google Analytics show different data from January now than it did last month

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics for January 2019. This week I look at the same month, and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why it changed? I've ...
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Google Analytics: Exit page report differs from conversions

I have an issue determining my checkout pages exit percentage. Looking at the site's database event information for a single day I am given the following information: Entered checkout - 306 ...
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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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Do redirects affect google analytics?

I have a website that redirects in the following manner: https://example.com/drugs/paracetamol.html http://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html - 302 https://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html -...
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Google Analytics data changing

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics. This week I look at the same month (January 2019) and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why both are changing? Ive ...
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Avg Page Load time is 0.00 for pageviews > 100 in a week and its higher for p.v. <100 in a week

Some of the pages in my client's website are with pageviews > 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Load Time is 0.00 sec and if PageViews < 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Time is displayed. ...
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How can i create conversion rate dashboard report for product pages with one type of information?

I am trying to get a dashboard reporting on product pages with certain type of information (Example: Product with youtube video vs product without youtube video). So i have create a datalayer and ...
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How can I tell which page a homepage card click has led the user to?

Scenario: I have a homepage with multiple cards leading to different articles. I want to find out where these homepage card clicks lead the user. i.e. which articles received homepage card clicks? ...
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Drop in referral data due to HTTP, changed to HTTPS no recovery referral data since (in the last year)

We changed our site from HTTP to HTTPS about a year ago. We have a static website, with no functionality for user input, so did not see it as an imperative to change to HTTPS anytime sooner, the ...
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Reporting trident token or other indications of a user in compatibility mode within Google Analytics

I have noticed that the number of users reporting to be using Internet Explorer 9 is high (2%) within browser & OS in Google Analytics. Reviewing the user agent it's clear a higher number of these ...
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Change timezone in Google Search Console

Is there any way to change timezone in Google Search Console? or google account?
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Google Search console noindex and property errors

I'm having a series of problems with Google Search Console and I'm finding it hard to fix. My site is set as a Domain Property, everything works fairly well, except at some point about a month and a ...
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How get Google Analytics report of selected pages using an regex?

We want to make a report of visitors of a selected set of pages. So we use "Behavior" > "Site Content" > "All Pages". We fill in part of the pagenames, so FR_PLT* for pages FR_PLT_01, FR_PLT_02 and ...
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Campaign based expiration of session in Google analytics - organic vs paid

Does entrance to the website by search and click on organic results expire the last session in google analytics with the same condition but another search term? both organic search source (Not Ads) ...
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Getting the utm_source value

I've been trying to achieve following but without success. I have a task where I have to get the utm_source value and pass it to the form. As an example if user types in on google the domain and goes ...
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Custom dimensions become undefined the second time I view them on the debugger

I think this is a Google Tag Manager bug, but I want to confirm. I'm using Google Tag Manager with the preview mode, which opens the debugging tool in my site. At first, the summary of fired tags ...
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In Google Tag Manager I have two Google Analytic tags, and want to know if my setup is correct

Google analytics beginner here. I'm developing a new way to capture custom dimensions for my team's site, and I want to know if there's anything that looks wrong with my setup. In Google Tag Manager,...
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Why are cities (e.g. Diamond Bar) over-represented in Google Analytics?

When I look at our web site breakdown by city I see that a city named "Diamond Bar" is supposedly responsible for a huge 20% of pageviews for some pages. This is with a significant sample size (30,...
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Track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately on Google Analytics?

How can I track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately from Google Analytics.
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Number of unique visitors staying 30 seconds or more + visiting 2 or more pages

I've been asked to report a number based on the number of unique visitors that stay more than 30 seconds AND visit two or more pages. My plan was to create a custom report or a segment based on these ...
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Google Analytics - how to get value of session per country?

The Audience -> Geo -> Location page of Google Analytics shows total revenue that all the users from a certain country have generated. How do I get it to show value per session, i.e. "total revenue ...
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How to implement Adwords window.google_trackConversion() in Gtagjs?

How to implement this Google Adwords label tracking conversion using gtagjs? window.google_trackConversion({ google_conversion_id: 1053230267, google_conversion_label: 'oeTXCJCwzmQQu4mc9gM', ...
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How can I optimize Google Analytics for GTmetrix?

I'm optimizing my website using GTmetrix and I've got good grades, but it's still not perfect. Look at this image for PageSpeed: And this one for YSlow: The picture shows that my value is not ...
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google tag manager universal analytics tag wont fire

I have a form using clickdimensions from which I would like to track which pages the form is being submitted on (it appears on almost every page on the site) I have code set up to push an event to ...