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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Changing GA property after changing domain?

One of our clients migrated to the new domain. I want to know what should I do on the existing Google Analytics property?
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Google Analytics is not showing Data

I am reaching you because I am unable to see data from today and I am unable to go to the main dashboard after logging in, it has automatically redirected to the admin panel. I do not understand why ...
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My website ads have a zero RPM [duplicate]

As you can see in the print screen I have some impressions on my website, but the ads that come from Google Adwords arent making money (They have a 0 RPM). The ads that come from other companies are ...
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Number (or percentage) of sessions visiting product pages n+ times

I'm trying to come up with a metric that shows percentage of sessions visiting the product details page 3 or more times. I've lost days because of the issues described here. But now, at least I know ...
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GA: New user vs returning user

[![enter image description here][1]][1] The above is a screenshot from my GA account, behavior -> New vs Returning What I don't understand is why 114,875 appears to be the number of new visitors as ...
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Multi step popup tracking using Google tag Manager virtual page url

I'm tracking multi-step popup but stuck. Let me explain requirement: I have a website example.com and there is a popup with 3 steps (I can open it from any page of the site). I want to track each step ...
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Google Analytics listing hundreds of pages because of Facebook tracking parameters but my site has 2 pages

Google Analytics is listing hundreds of pages on my site because Facebook is adding extra information in the slug (/?fblid=). I tried excluding it in URL query parameters using this tutorial and I ...
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Google Analytics Reports are wrong because of traffic from a traffic-generating service

i checked the Google Analytics reports of my company and found out that at some days i get spammed from a traffic generating service. I have no idea why? Maybe some agency we worked together "did ...
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In my Crawl Stats, 23% of requests are “Unauthorized” - is that bad?

Am I correct in thinking that having 23% of all crawl requests being blocked by "Unauthorized" 401/407 is NOT good? 68% of my crawl requests return 200 (OK) which is good of course. Is this ...
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Google Analytics - Match URLs on Unique Number in Content Drilldown Using RegEx?

I am trying to track pageviews on Google Analytics for knowledge base articles (on Zendesk). Each article has a unique number. However, the title of the page is sometimes appended to the URL, and GA ...
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How can I track subdomain acquisitions?

My property has multiple subdomains and each subdomain has it's own view. I have Tag Manager setup to use the same cookie for all the domains, but I have not yet added the subdomains to the referral ...
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Where to see active pages in Google Analytics right now?

I've now been googling for half an hour and can't understand how to find this in the new GA which seems very confusing for regular users like me. Been using Google Analytics for 10+ years, but now ...
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Make Google Tag Manager' tags GDPR complient

How to make tags in Google Tag Manager GDPR-compliant without using 3rd party services like CookieBot? I have a custom "We use cookies" popup and GTM set up. I need to understand how to ...
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How to create metrics of specific events in Google Analytics or Data Studio?

On my site, I am firing an event when the user lands on a specific URL. I'm firing another event when the user clicks on a button on that specific page. When I go to Analytics, I can see the Total ...
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Extract organization from GA, old job

Attempting to use google analytics for a personal project and having issues.. I have a Google Analytics account that's using my personal gmail account. It was given access to a certain "...
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On Google Analytics 4, can I create Custom Dimensions & Metris at the account level?

I have an account with 3 properties. They all will use the same custom dimensions & custom metrics. Can I set those at the account level? Or will I have to replicate the same settings for each one ...
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Can you track an event in Google Analytics when the phone call is made, as opposed to just when the user clicks on the number?

Here is how the flow on the website works: There is a button called "show phone number" Click the button and the phone number reveals "0850 XXX XXX" Click the number and if you ...
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Is “cbsearch.site” a web robot, and if yes, how do I block it?

I saw invalid traffic in my Google AdSense account. I read some articles from the web, which all made it clear that invalid traffic could be caused by web "robots". So I tried to read on how ...
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Can send Google Analytics events using gtag from my Node.js express server?

Currently I have a kind of complex server error logging system that I would to refactor in order to Google Analytics. Is there a way to do something like this on my Node.js express server? // ...
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In Google Analytics, when sending an event, do I need to send “page_path” or does it automatically get it from the last “page_view”?

When I send an even through Google Analytics, more specifically GA4, is that event automatically "linked" to a page_path? I mean, if I send 2 events on /page-a and 4 events from /page-b, I ...
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Use Analytics + Tag Manager to track link clicks of specific URLs

For a PDF brochure that is accessed through a banner link, how would one track the clicks on that banner using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager? I've been following this tutorial, and this one. ...
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Can I use Google Analytics 4 custom dimensions in the Analysis Hub?

In the Analysis Hub: Can I use a custom dimension I've previously added? For example: I'll send the following events and I would like to do analysis based on one of its parameters: gtag("event&...
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Could a slow website cause visitors from a Facebook ads campaign to bounce?

I have a website with traffic problems. The web site sells a product in Spanish. I recently created a Facebook ads campaign, and it got 96 visits. But Google Analytics only registered 9 visits. I ...
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Google Analytics: why are the # of unique page views different from # of sessions of a segment on page level?

I have a page abc123. Google Analytics tells me that this page abc123 has 1000 unique page views. I create a segment on session-level with the condition: page==abc123. Google Analytics tells me that ...
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Reporting on Total Events by Custom Dimension (Pageview Hit) - is it possible?

I am trying to report on a type of event aggregated sum, segmented by a custom dimension "Author." I've created a custom dimension, "Author", that goes with the Pageview to GA, ...
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Measure users who have not visited a certain page in Data Studio with Google Analytics and User-ID

I am trying to measure users with Google Analytics User-ID metrics and Data Studio on how many users have NOT visited a certain blog article. Meaning I could see a list of user ids who have not ...
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A/B testing in Optimize/Analytics with landing page variants and a Mailchimp Embed Signup Form

I have a landing page I'm A/B testing in Google Optimize, trying to see which variant of the landing page yields the most email signups. The problem is, I can count how many signups through the site I ...
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Transform referral-traffic into organic with Organic Search Sources

Few years ago Yandex (Search System) following Google removed any search-phrase information from referer (only origin is known – https://yandex.…/), and now Yandex-traffic mostly becomes "...
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How do I send a file_download event to google analytics?

Google Analytics considers a file download a link to one of their supported file types. But my single page app generates files on the fly and then generates a hyperlink with base64 data and prompts ...
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How to setup Google Analytics Form Submission Goals in SiteCore

My website is built on Sitecore CMS. We have a /contact-us/ page where a form is provided for users. Once the click on Submit button, the same page loads with a submission confirmation message. I want ...
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Google Analytics shows no data under demographics and interest

The company I work for has created a online store site with Wix. I am in charge of maintaining the site. We have one problem: although some other stuff like the traffic is displaying nicely but there ...
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In GA, tracking user who come back to site from email verification

I planning new website tracking with GA. In sign-up process, email verification makes users have to leave website(After input their address). It sends out a link to user's email asking to confirm ...
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Adding both Google Analytics code and Google Ads conversion tracking code to the same page

I am managing a very simple single page site, and my client wants to start a Google Ads campaign for it. I had added some days ago the Google Analytics tracking code to the page: <!-- Global site ...
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Using Google Analytics to track popularity a series of checkboxes on a webpage

I have a WebPage page that has lots of checkboxes on. Each one does something different. I would like to know which of these checkboxes is most popular with users. I am aware that I can assign ...
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How to link new Google Analytics (version 4) property with Search Console?

I just created the other day a Google Analytics property for a new website, and it was created using the new Analytics version (v4). Now I'm trying to link it to my existing Search Console account for ...
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Pageviews by Source/Medium in Google Analytics

I know that generally we shouldn't combine metrics and dimensions of different scope, however I also know that there are some exceptions. Is Pageviews by Source/Medium one of those exceptions? And if ...
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Can I use Google Analytics on URL shortener redirects powered by PHP?

I have a short URL website like Bitly which currently redirect users with PHP from my site to a site of their choice. I want to add Google Analytics to the redirect pages but I am stuck on the problem ...
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Google Analytics 4 PDF report does not show all data

I am a web developer, and I recently created a new property in Google Analytics 4, this was the first time. My other client's properties are in the old GA, and each month I send them a pageviews and ...
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How can I merge historical source/campaign/medium in Google Analytics?

I typically direct traffic to the sites I work on with heavy use of UTMs for later analysis, eg: domain.com/some_page?utm_source=eblast&utm_campaign=january_campaign...etc Unfortunately the one I'...
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Distinguish same page internal links traffic in Google Analytics

On my website, some pages have the same link to another page, in different places. For example, one is a button, another one is an anchor link. I'd like to understand which ones draw more traffic. I ...
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Google Tag Manager trigger for content in shadow-root?

How do I create a UA trigger that fires when a user clicks on content in a #shadow-root inserted using JavaScript? HTML is as follows, where the site I am working on is "site_A" and the site ...
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A source associates with one only page. Why would Google Analytics report more than one landing page?

In my understanding, in Google Analytics, a landing page is the first page the user visit in a session. If for a specific UTM parameter (e.g. source) there is only one page using it, then in the ...
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How to add a new view to all existing filters?

I have about 15 filters. Manually adding the new view to these filters is cumbersome. Is there a way to automate that?
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How to create a custom landing page dimension that displays the title of the page, not the link?

I want to create a custom dimension called Landing Page Title. In short it's the same with the built-in Landing Page except that it displays the title of the page instead of the url. How to create ...
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Exceptions of different scope combinations in GA

I am studying about the scope in Google Analytics and, obviously, I have read that we shouldn't combine different scope metrics and dimensions. However, I have some questions regarding the exceptions ...
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How to measure the number of direct clicks to a file in Google Analytics?

Say I have a file in my website: https://example.com/sample.pdf Is there a way to track how many people clicking on the link, similarly how regular links are tracked? The article Additional kinds of ...
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How to Get GA Sessions Data for Long List of URLs?

Suppose I have a list of 1000 of URLs of my site, and I want to get GA data for only those URLs. Is there a quick-ish way to do that? Ideally I would be able to use this in data studio too. Would this ...
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Can I use Google Analytics 4 to track purchases made from a mobile app to a user who downloads a mobile app from our site?

I have a website and a mobile app (Android and iOS). Say the user visits our website https://example.com/app-xy, clicks on a link to the Play Store, and downloads the app from there. Then inside the ...
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How to export full list of outbound clicks in GA4?

I have Google Analytics 4 with "Outbound click" enhanced measurement enabled. In my Events tab, I can see that clicks are being tracked and it has a counter for each unique outbound link. ...
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Google Analytics shows 1000s of views coming in from google for a page, but search console showing barely any views for it

First time I have seen something like this, anyone have any idea what is going on? For October, analytics showing that the page got 1000 views from google...search console showing like 5 clicks for ...

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