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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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Google Analytics: Alternative software that uses google analytics data [closed]

Are there any products that offer an alternative to google analytics new(ish) version 4 interface? Because I find the new interface so incomprehensible compared with the old version that I am seeking ...
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Google NID cookie is set despite consent

Question is, is there a way to absolutely block NID cookie prior to user has given any consent or denied it? Website in question. I'm using ComplianZ plugin in Wordpress. Have used CookieYes plugin ...
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Capture Subdomain Conversion Sources (Goals) in Google Analytics

I have the main domain (www.example.com.br) where it receives all visitors (organic, paid, direct). But where the registration is done is dashboard.example.com.br, but the origin does not correctly ...
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Suitability of ga:timeOnPage and ga:avgTimeOnPage as a quality metric

I want to use the time on page as a quality metric for a set of URLs. If the difference between both is like: Avg Time on Page = Time on Page / ( Pageviews - Exits) Which metric is more suitable to ...
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GTM event not linking to event goal in Google Analytics. Is this the correct set up?

I am trying to track views of YouTube videos embedded on a website. I have successfully set up an event tag in GTM using the following metrics: The events are firing in the Real Time > Events ...
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In Google Analytics, how does one make domains in the Referral Exclusion List also appear in the "Full Referrer" dimension?

We set up a Referral Exclusion List for our Google Analytics properties, foo.example.com and bar.example.com. However, now when we look at the "Full Referrer" dimension of page views and ...
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GA4 Configuration Tag Firing Status "Failed"

I have 2 environments set up in GTM (Live and UAT) using the Constant Variable and Lookup Table for GA4 Config Tag implementation. The live environment works fine, but the UAT environment does not. ...
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How do I visualize current site traffic from multiple Google Analytics accounts on a single dashboard?

I'd like some advice how to visualize current web traffic from 13 different e-shops (13 separate GA accounts) in real time. We are currently using Tableau for visualization, where we are dragging data ...
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What mean 301 redirects in log files analysis? [closed]

Due to a sudden spike of Direct Traffic on our website, we suspect an unidentified bot crawl but could not identified it on GA. I gathered one week of log files. What struck me is every entries in my ...
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HTTP response code indicates tag failed to fire: Status 404. Publishing new version in GTM does not work

I installed the GA4 via GTM. Everything worked fine, I already implemented a few custom events. Now I see that the GA4 is no longer retrieving data due to the error: The HTTP response code indicates ...
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Using Google Analytics on a Javascript widget

I've built Javascript widgets that have been installed on other websites. How can I use google analytics on my widgets like I would use analytics on a web page to track the traffic? FYI, the ...
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Why might Google analytics behavior flow show visitors going from the homepage to a page that isn't linked from it?

I was looking at my behavior flow chart and I noticed that people are going from the homepage to a page that can't be accessed from the homepage at all. What do you think could be the reason for this ...
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Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Behavioural Flow not populating

GA: UA behavioural flow worked perfectly (I think, I am getting confused on all the different implementations) when I added this snippet of code to my app.component of my Angular 10 project: ...
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Weird increase of url visited reported in Google Analytics

Oddly, there has been lately a very significant increase of 404 errors detected in Google Console Insights for some website I run. I checked Google Analytics for that website: the URLs that give the ...
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Does Google Analytics report on social media referrals?

I already know how to show device type that customer use when click link that contain gtag. Now I want to know which social media that customer uses when they click the link. Example, I share my link ...
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Google Tag Manager: UA tag not firing and having issues with GTM tag assistant

(I have a created a new container to test the stuff below as the original one is too complex with many tags for various campaigns/analytics) So I have 3 tags a simple tag that is of type 'custom HTML&...
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How can I display data about a custom event on a particular page using GA4 Analytics?

So using GTM, I designed a custom event and I am able to collect data and send it to Google Analytics. However, the data collected is about that event in general, not about that event occurring on a ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to find 404 pages?

I am trying to use Google Analytics to find 404 pages using the following set of instructions: To begin, go to Google Analytics and then navigate to Customization » Custom Reports. Now click on + New ...
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Is there equivalent functionality for Universal Analytics behavioural flow in Google Analytics 4?

Google Analytics: Universal Analytics behavioural flow was a fantastic tool and so simple to use. But I have had to change to Google Analytics 4 and this feature is not as clear. I cannot tell if it ...
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Unknown visit in Google Analytics from Facebook after post with Graph API

I'm using Graph API to sent post to my Facebook page. After a few minutes later, in google analytics I'm seeing visits from 2-3 countries from different places of the world. And they all go a 404 page....
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Why checkout step not recorded in the Google Analytics report?

I'm making an enhanched ecommerce tracking with google analytics. I'm following the existing implementation in gtag.js. I have 4 checkout steps including shipping method data, payment method data, ...
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Google Analytics: One day stats are up, the next day are down

I am a web developer and not a marketing or analytics expert. I was asked to review a website for any possible issues with how GA tracking is working. There was a change on the graph of the data (...
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Google Data Studio-Need to export unique page views without page being split up by search query/ anchor links

I am having trouble extracting unique page views that don't contain duplicates of the same page with added parameters. Currently, I am extracting page views (Metric) with Dimension 'Page Title' and '...
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How to track traffic spike in Google Analytics?

I had a traffic spike on my site between 25th and 27th October 2021. I received an email today from Google Search Console Team to confirm: Here is how some of your top queries performed in the week ...
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Can Google Analytics compare the number of users who browsed different subdirectories?

My website is composed of many shops. I would like to understand the amount of users browsing each shop. Each shop has the following set of URLs: example.com/shop/shop-slug Each shop has category-page,...
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Can I use GA to monitor action per user?

I have a form for submit registering a service. I want to track how many times user visit site before submitting this form and can view this information per user. I havent much experience with Google ...
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Google Analytics 4 conversions don't show up in Google Ads account

I started a Google Analytics account from my personal account and I started Google Ads from my company account. I set up GA4 events in my website and marked them as conversions in Google Analytics. My ...
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How to find which of the users accessing specific page end up converting

I have a blog. I have products on my page that I sell through a third-party service (that allows me to include analytics and trigger events if I want to). Now, I would like to know how many visitors ...
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Updating all website url to contain a slash at the end

For some technical reasons, one of the websites I am currently working with have to change it's url pattern from www.example.com/about to www.example.com/about/ This website is already indexed by ...
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How to link Google Custom Search Engine with Google Analytics 4?

I use Google Custom Search Engine (a.k.a. Google Programmable Search Engine) on a website. I have added a search box to a page and search results are displayed on another page (the URL of search ...
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How can I enable "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page Download Time(sec)" in my Google Analytics?

I just read an article on Cloudflare. https://community.cloudflare.com/t/testing-argo-performance/3304 There is screenshot and two metrics are "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page ...
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What could cause a huge drop-off in traffic from two specific countries? (Germany and US)

We launched a new website in March this year and site traffic has been fairly consistent, however, since the beginning of September I noticed a huge drop off in traffic, all of which seems to be ...
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Trigger event from external domain Google Analytics

I have a shop on a third party service. I want to trigger a event when the product gets purchased. The third party service allows us to add script snippets. I'm doing this, but I can't see any custom ...
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Multiple Google Analytics: Universal Analytics tracking tags configured on the same website

We just noticed that our website has two Google Analytics: Universal Analytics tracking tags configured. Our website has the standard Google Analytics Javascript code snippet and also has a Tag ...
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When adding Google Analytics 4 support to a site that already has Universal Analytics, do I need both analytics.js and gtag.js, or is gtag.js enough?

I have a website that is running the Universal Analytics (UA) version of Google Analytics. I would like to add support for Google Analytics 4. The documentation for adding Google Analytics 4 support ...
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Search Console Impressions Issue - Graph pulling incorrect data

We are currently on Google Analytics 4 and since we have updated our end to the new tracking code, we seem to have false data on Search Console impressions graph - see attached. You can see at the ...
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How can I edit my conversion tag setup?

My end goal is just to be able to edit my conversion tracking setup in google ads. Also note i'm using "smart mode" not expert mode so there's some things I might not be able to see. In ...
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How to track number of clicks on link to Google Play Store, when link is inside email message?

A little background - I handle our website analytics and our email marketing team is asking if we can track how many times a link in one of their emails is clicked. Normally I would say that's easy ...
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Google Analytics Total Events vs Unique Events discrepancy, how to?

I am tracking a button click on some pages, and there seems to be an issue. The Total Events are way too high, I don't think people are clicking on it that many times. I can see that Unique Events are ...
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Google Analytics Universal Analytics - Date range issue while viewing all Pages (Site Content Pages)

I am using Google Analytics- Universal Analytics property, and using a custom dimension "UserName" (Scope = User). I am trying to view all pages/ page URLS a particular user has travelled in ...
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How to filter a spam site from Google Analytics referral traffic

A few months back, I had set up the Google Analytics filter to remove bot traffic from bottraffic.xyz. Yet, it shows up on my Referral Traffic source. Any idea how to remove it from my Google ...
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Google Analytics: the impact of "Website's URL" in View settings when using a filter to combine path and hostname

I have a Google Analytics view that combines traffic to multiple subdomains. It has an advanced filter set up to view full page URL in reports. As expected when using this filter, when I go to ...
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Google Analytics showing a big spike of Linux Chrome users

So I've noticed in my August Google Analytics for our Canadian municipal website, Linux Chrome users have gone from 0.25% of our users in June to 10.58% in July and now 26.75% in August. Any idea what ...
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How to create a customized report/dashboard in Google Analytics 4?

I need to create a custom report/dashboard/view in Google Analytics 4 (not UA) with the most viewed pages of the week and month the total amount of users and views of week and month the total amount ...
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Google Analytics referring traffic to my site

This week I have seen 3 or 4 page referrals in Google Analytics coming from analytics.google.com. First, I have my own IP sub net filtered via GA>Admin to prevent my own traffic appearing in GA. ...
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Google Analytics Traffic Acquisition: Social vs Referral

We use Google Analytics v4 and I'm confused about the Social and Referral sources in the Traffic Acquisition report. In the Acquisition -> Traffic Acquisition view, you can clearly see that sources ...
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Tracking share buttons using Google analytics

I'm planning to track share button clicks i.e the facebook, twitter, linked in button links on my website. These icons are present in all of my pages as an inline sharebar and as floating sharebar. I'...
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Track conversions from blog article to checkout (Wordpress, GA, GTM)

This is on a Wordpress/WooCommerce site, utilising Google Tag Manager (via a plugin called GTM4WP). Is there a way to track when someone lands on the site via a blog article, and then they end up ...
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Google Analytics 4 - Free form Table report, is there a way to wrap text in table's column or extend the column width?

In Google Analytics 4 - Free form exploration report I have selected Table as visualization. Now after I add my custom dimensions and metric, one of my columns(Custom Dimension 9) can have the text ...
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What is the proper way to get a certain page's pageview in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

My doing is Behavior->Site Content->all page and then put the URL(excluding the domain name ofc) of that page in the marked area in the screenshot below But the data I get in this way has a ...

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