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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 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?

I had a website that loaded in 10sec. Then I have improved the sites performance - introducing a cache, minifying files, and compressing images. Reducing the load speed to under 2sec. My question is -...
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Sudden traffic spikes from India

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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What are this some google analytics scripts? [on hold]

One of the websites i was looking in, i didn't understand this script job it has no ID. And i should have it on my website too? https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js'>
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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 ...
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How to make an Analytics segment that is “Everyone not in this other segment”

I have a segment I've created in Google Analytics (called it "segment X"), and now I want to make a new segment that is "Everyone not included in segment X" -- how can I do that? (BTW segments are so ...
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Google Analytics showing the previous page path as the current page

My data shows that for one of my pages, Previous Page Path and the page are the same. After Googling, I see this can be due to page refreshes or uploads. I tried to test this out, by uploading/...
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Events vs. Pageviews

I know I'm probably missing something silly, but I'm trying to figure the following out. When I run my custom reporting for Top Pageviews, Page A is my top viewed page and Page B is at #10 for ...
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Extracting all page views per URL into data studio or dashboard

There used to be a motion chart in GA to show page view by all URLs. But that’s not working anymore. Is there a way to pull up all pageview by each URL, consolidate it into a single graph over time?
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Track student from our website to completion of registration on another site

Using Google Analytics we are wanting to track users and then know when they have completed our student registration form, as a goal. The student registration is from another provider on a different ...
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Do Google Analytics filters accept regex for IP address rules?

I usually use regular expressions a lot in GA filters, but I'm also usually adding "custom" filters. The IP address predefined filter accepts values per the screenshot below Usually I'd expect this ...
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Filter RegEx in Google Analytics Addon in Google Sheet

I am using Google Analytics SpreadSheet Addon to get data in Google Sheets. I took reference to this Google Analytics API V3 documentation for filter operators. I am using RegEx to filter data. ...
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Googlebot intermittently fails to download ressources from AWS CloudFront CDN

I have a weird issue and after a few weeks of investigation I think I may have found the cause : Cloudfront & Googlebot. Context : I launched a French website that compares and combines all ...
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Virtual page view funnel not showing the drop outs from any step

I am creating a destination goal for my funnel visualization.I have created virtual page views and used same in my funnel step inside goal.My Funnel report is ok if user completes a session , but its ...
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Google Analytics Not Providing Google Traffic Keywords [duplicate]

Why Google analytics not tracking my organic google keywords and can track other search engines like bing, yahoo, etc? screenshot: http://prnt.sc/n60ahn
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Are eventParameters in gtag event required?

Simple question, in a gtag event, can we do just this : gtag('event', 'generate_lead'); instead of gtag('event', 'generate_lead', { 'value': '2', 'currency': 'USD', '...
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Google Analytics Dimensions Not Feeding Through

I have setup custom dimensions as follows My source code shows as this: <script> window.ga=window.ga||function(){(ga.q=ga.q||[]).push(arguments)};ga.l=+new Date; ga('create', 'UA-...
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Google Analytics: does “referral” apply too to sites in your same domain?

I have a website, let's say example.com. We have recently launched a new product and set up a new site in the same domain, newservice.example.com, and have added a prominent link on the existing ...
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Analytics segments with OR conditions show too few sessions

I've created a segment in analytics with an OR condition like so: However it's not showing the correct number of sessions. The number of unique pageviews for just one of the pages (ie. the number of ...
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Using Google Analytics to track user profile data

We use Google Analytics on our Intranet. Each time a user goes on a page, at that point, we know all the information about them (we use SSO). I would like to capture Department and Team (as examples) ...
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Session per User (LTV) calculation?

I have one diagram in google analytics: and others as: My question is how Day 0 is calculated as 1.09?
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Why does Google Analytics show traffic to my website when I open up an AdWords campaign?

I have noticed that every time I open up an AdWords campaign I receive traffic to the landing page for the campaign. The traffic is a google.com referral traffic. It's a single page visit with no ...
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'google.com / referral' showing up too often recently. But why?

recently i'm experiencing that GA is showing a ton of 'google.com / referral' traffic on 2 separate websites that i manage. Before this amount was near to zero. Both sites started to produce this ...
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Sudden Drop In Google Analytics Search Console Metrics After Linking HTTPS Property

I recently switched to HTTPS having no prior experience with GA, GSC, etc. I didn't realize until last week that I had to change the property and view settings in GA accordingly so I did that. I then ...
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Google Analytics doesn't track events, everything else is correctly tracked

I've set Analytics for my new landing page. Everything works correctly( real-time data as well) except for Events tracking. Actually, this is the first time I'm working with Analytics Events tracking,...
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Can you use utm_content without other utm parameters?

tl;dr If you have a URL with a utm_content parameter, but no other UTM parameters, is it possible to track that in Google Analytics? I was trying to help somebody run a very simple Facebook Ads ...
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Active user meaning when combine all togethers?

I know active users is unique users that in the data range visit our site. but my misunderstanding point is that what is the interpretation when we use 1-day, 7-day, 14-day together? what is the ...
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Why is Google Analytics using “sampling” to produce the All Campaigns report for multiple days?

I recently discovered the Acquisition > Campaigns > All Campaigns report is usually sampled in our Google Analytics. If I reduce the date range to 1 or 2 days, it might be unsampled, but even some ...
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Google analytics URL filter for URLs with multiple specific dates

I work for a news outlet and would like to filter for URLs containing several dates. Each date would have more than one URL associated. For example I would like a filter that catches all of these: /...
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Separate conversion goals for separate products in Google Analytics when there is a single “thank you” page

I have 6 products, each product has separate application form (different url), but "thanks for application" page I have only one for all application forms. I set up goal with funnel /product-1-...
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How do I measure pageviews, clicks, and subscriptions from different buttons within my site using Google Analytics?

I want to measure where on my website sign-ups to newsletters come from. ie: Are signups coming from my homepage's signup CTA button at the top? Are signups coming form my hompage's signup CTA ...
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Can Google Analytics and Google Search Console coexist if tied to different accounts?

Can Google Analytics and Google Search Console coexist without issues for the same website if the Google account that is used for Google Analytics is not the same as the account used for Google Search ...
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Why might Google Analytics report a sudden, but persistent, drop in bounce rate (70% to 12%)

I was tracking data for a site and realize that there is a sudden drop in bounce rate in Google Analytics. The sudden drop happened across 2 days and remained consistent after. The bounce rate in ...
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Google Analytics: How can I tell if an IP Filter is working?

I'm using google analytics for a mobile app and I followed these instructions to create an IP Filter to exclude my own hits: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1034840?hl=en After I created ...
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Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landingpage reports table

Google Data studio encode my Arabic titles in landing-page reports table, when my data source is "Search Console URL": in other hand hand when I gather data from "Analytics" data source it shows ...
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Missing or invalid data [condition] in Google Merchant Center?

I'm getting "Missing or invalid data [condition]" in Google Merchant Center, I have already added microdata on my product's landing page. I have done everything that was told here https://support....
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Google Analytics Funnel Goal Funnel using RegEx

I've created goals using Google Analytics to track the number of pageviews and goal conversions. I have 2 goals in mind. First Goal: User made an appointment without going to other sites > Thank you ...
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In Google Analytics, how to compare how many views a new Article gets on its first week/month live to another article at a different time?

I know how to filter by date on a specific page. But I'd like to see how many views a new article we have gets on its first week compared to another page with different publication dates on average. ...
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How to measure purchases on a site when traffic is coming from a particular source?

We have a website which sells products. Soon we are launching some new featured products and have created a microsite on a subdomain to advertise these products and to push customers to the main site ...