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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Where's the Google Analytics 4.0 website traffic reports like Universal Analytics had?

I upgraded a website to the new Google Analytics 4, and it really is lacking the great reporting that the old Google Analytics (aka Universal Analytics) had. The old version had great reports for ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Analytics cookies from server?

I need to know if it is possible to disable Google Analytics cookies from a web server, and if this can cause the web to malfunction Is that a client has asked me to deactivate Google Analytics ...
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Google Analytics 4 setup email report

I have checked Analytics Help and the best I can find on it is just a Share / export reports link. Is the email report gone from Google Analytics 4 and I just have to use share link ?
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Why not just use a domain property instead of prefix properties for https, http and www in Google Search Console?

I just added my website to Google Search Console as the domain validated property example.com. Now when I try to link it with Google Analytics [GA], it says no property is added to the console. ...
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Can UTM parameters be governed in Analytics or Tag Manager?

I'm trying to understand UTM parameters in relation to Analytics and Tag Manager governance. I understand what the various parameters (utm_source, utm_medium & utm_campaign) are for, and that you ...
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cannot exclude in view> filter a product sku or product name

I have been trying unsuccessfully to use a filter to exclude transactions with specific SKUs or product name from my view. I have tried these different exclude filters , one then the next, none work ...
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How do Google analytics users/page views/sessions correlate to “clicks” reported by an Ad server? [duplicate]

In running an ad campaign through a DSP, we get clicks and CTR as a measure of performance, from the ads to the landing page or advertiser website. How do these clicks that our DSP reports, correlate ...
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Teaching Google to Show a Menu for an Angular App? [duplicate]

If we Google "Panera" google shows Panera Bread as the top ranked result and below the description there's things like "Menu", "Locations", etc. How do we get these ...
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Submit URLs created by our client side rendered Angular site through Google Search Console or will Google automatically find them?

When deploying an Angular App with client side rendering only, do we need to take additional steps for Google to index the app, or is it automatic. I did go to search console and register the site, ...
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Small web service, gdpr, privacy policy etc

I have created a simple API based service for developers. And I am stacked for a few days with gdpr and legal stuff. I am using firebase auth, to track users and API usage. I want to show an ads from ...
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Average time on page shows <00:00:01 after moving Google Analytics to Google Tag Manager

Earlier in May 2020 I embedded the Google Analytics code through Google Tag Manager. Tracking seems to be fine, but after implementing that I see a weird pattern on the blog of the website. Blogs ...
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How to structure URL for SEO? [duplicate]

I have a website hosting some competition where there are lots of participants. The url to access participant is: www.abc.com/participant/participant_id/ Now, the participants gets lots of page views....
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Google Analitycs and Woopra page views disproportion

I'm currently using both Woopra and Google Analytics (GA) to track customers on my page. I've added custom Google Tag Manager (GTM) code to the site header as well as custom Woopra config script. Then ...
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How to exclude my own visit from Google Analytics in WordPress? [duplicate]

I am a blogger and use WordPress as a content management system. My own visits are being recorded in google analytics. Are there any WordPress plugins to exclude that?
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How do you group a large amount of specific URLs together in Google Analytics?

How do you group a large amount of specific URLs together in Google Analytics? Each URL is specific and doesn't have a similar URL structure. I tried content grouping but it only allows (I believe 20-...
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GA is not recording the visits I have on a site's subfolder with a separate WP install. What gives?

The situation isn't as simple as "have you checked if the GA tag is installed?". Here's what I got: a main WP install on /blog/ a second WP install on /blog2/ (not actually named blog2, of ...
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Google Analytics is not tracking properly. I need help diagnosing the issue

About two weeks ago, the bounce rate for pages on my sight dropped drastically. We went from an average of 70%-80% bounce a page to 2%-20%. It's an absolutely drastic change overnight. While I'd love ...
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All websites report 0 visits for July/August apart from 1

We have about 12 websites, all except 1 of them reported 0 visits for July and August in Google Analytics. If I check with Chrome Tag Assistant, the GA tag is present for each of them. I have been ...
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Google tool that suggests website improvements [closed]

I seem to remember there being a Google tool that gives feedback on your website and suggests improvements with regards to how it is built and how mobile-friendly it is etc. Is there such a thing or ...
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Are the funnel urls specified when configuring Google Analytic goals accepting url parameters as default?

I've setup a goal which uses a funnel. For the page that the user has to go to first, which GA calls the "Screen/Page" I've nevered the url of that page, ie /page-name/ But what about if ...
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Google Analytics - exclude outliers days in sessions graph

How can I exclude outliers days (spikes) in a Google analytics graph (sessions from organic search per day) ? I've had 2 very good days but those spikes make the graph very hard to read. See the graph ...
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Website Funnel Tracking with Google Analytics Goals

I'm really struggling to find a solution for what seems to be a basic tracking setup in Google Analytics. So the main target objective (Goal?) of the following Website is to generate Newsletter ...
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Google tag assistant reports: “Same web property ID is tracked twice”

've added the following Google Tags code on my website. When I checked with Google Tag Assistant (Chrome Addon), I can find a yellow indicator against Google Analytics Tag which says to optimize "...
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Find top performing keywords (clicks) based on the location

I'm trying to connect the keywords used in Google Ads with the location. Basically find the locations for the clicks/impressions for the used keywords in the campaigns. How to connect them? Thanks
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Analytics showing visits from recaptcha-demo[.]appspot[.]com

For the past 2 weeks, on analytics, I am seeing visits from recaptcha-demo[.]appspot[.]com . (I have intentionally added square brackets to prevent anyone visiting the URL.) When I visited the URL, I ...
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Track link clicks to external website sent via SMS

I have a website created in Webflow. My company (let's call it myco.example) sends out texts to customers with a link to our client's scheduling page on their website. We created a shorter vanity URL ...
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Expand Behavior's Grouped pages in Google Analytics

Google Analytics groups multiple pages together under the Behavior section making it difficult to trace a user's flow from page to page. For instance, at the bottom of Behavior Flow, there's usually ...
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Google Search Console not showing proper other pages results (they are indexed)

i have a website and than i have a wordpress blog in /blog route of that site they are kind of independent for now since i havent done any internal linking on them so i created this new post n my blog ...
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How do I manually calculate average session duration?

can anyone help me tell the exact formula of the average session duration where to get from? I'm having trouble finding a manual calculation of the average session duration For example, from the ...
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Google Analytics setup for a site with many subdomains

I'm looking for best practice solutions for Google Analytics for a site which has many (1000s) of subdomains as part of a WP multisite network. Each subdomain is independent of each other (i.e. there ...
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How to exclude URL parameters from Google Analytics reports?

The number of unique URLs on our site exceeds the limit in our Google Analytics. We tried to exclude URL Query Parameters in the View Settings but it doesn't work, GA continue to record all of them as ...
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How to track site search without query parameters in the URL?

I want to be able to track the site searches, but the site search on my site is not a dynamic search. Users can’t just type and enter the search button. They have to click on a pre-set result that ...
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How to measure number and rate of users, who performed ANY of conversions from set?

I have 2 conversion events, let's say A and B. How do I find number of users, who performed any of them. It means A, B, (A & B) all counts as 1.
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Find external site which sends 404 URL to my website

For almost an year I have been getting users to a particular page which does not exist in my website. This page for sure is not an internal link and my website runs on WordPress. My site is almost ...
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Does Google Analytics track 404 page responses as valid page views?

I'm interested to know what counts as a valid page view. I would assume a server status code in the 200 range would be valid. And anything 300, 400, 500 related would not be counted. Can anyone ...
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Unable to track pop up pages using google analytics

I am trying to track a pop up page using google analytics js. But on load the javascript always seems to be undefined or uncaught reference error as below. Can any one guide me if any thing I am ...
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Google Analytics page for getting my site's tracking code is stuck loading

I have just made a google analytics account. When I get on and go to the tracking code tab my website is stuck loading. I have tried the following: Restarting my computer Clearing my cache and ...
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Robots visitors to my home page inflating Google Analytics stats

1 to 4 visitors seems to be visiting my site and then returning every few minutes. They are fake (seem like robots). I'm not sure how to get rid of them or filter them out because they are not coming ...
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From Analytics data, easy way to get % of visitors with a screen resolution of X or larger

Is there any easy way to use the Analytics data of a website, for example on google analytics, and query it to get the % of users with a browser resolution of X or larger? It's good to know the top ...
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Can I give a third party access to Google Analyticis for a specific page and/or subdomain without disclosing other information

Working with several agencies who might need access to google analytics, we are wondering whether it is possible to give only access to specific pages or subdomains.
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Seeing numbers for domain redirects on Google Analytics

My friend maintains a website with the domain example.com. She also owns the domains example.org and example.net, which both do a 301 redirect to example.com. She uses Google Analytics on example.com. ...
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Do I require GDPR user consent for Google Analytics if “anonymizeIp” is enabled?

I can't seem to find a reliable answer to this question. As IP addresses are considered PII under the EU's GDPR, it seems important that Google Analytics tracking is placed behind a cookie consent ...
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Can you reuse Measurement Protocol parameters across analytics events of the same session?

We would like to extend our existing event tracing backend with Google Analytics. Our first call of the session sends some e.g. sr (screen resolution). Subsequent calls of the same session don't send ...
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Invalid traffic data in GA

Judging by GA statistics, my young site is visited by 20 people a day. At the same time, Hotjar recorded 100 visitors in just 2 hours. These are really unique visitors with long sessions. How is this ...
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How to filter (not set) country in Google Analytics?

I'm currently getting tens of thousands of hits from bots on my site and I'd like to filter that traffic from my Google Analytics reports. The traffic comes without geo information, has 0:00 session ...
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Best practice for GA goals and cleaner completion URLs?

Not sure how to look this up but some of what I've come across doesn't seem to answer what I'm looking for. So two things: Is there a method to clear or track the URLs with ad parameters? (I still ...
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Google tag assistant reports: “Same web property ID is tracked twice”when trying to install google analytics code

I was trying to install google analytics code into our google tag manager at first I installed the GTM and add a tag which I grabbed from tracking ID and after all that it doesn't seem to appear an ...
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Google analytics how to find Active Users by host name

We've got an web based enterprise application which has GA hooked into it. Previously i've just been viewing the active user count to see what our count is across the board. Im wanting to get the ...
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Google Analytics events not working

I'm trying to send an analytics event on a button click and it's not working. When I look in Analytics reports in Realtime > Events section, I can see one active user (the site isn't public yet, so ...
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What is the exact difference between Google Analytics Sessions by Type and Top Channels, why am I getting different results on my reports?

In Google Analytics -> Acquisition -> Overview you can get a month to month comparison of Top Channels which shows incoming traffic for direct, organic, etc. In my Customization -> Dashboards ...

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