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Do Google Analytics 4 Refund Events affect the total revenue, when there is no corresponding transaction?

After fumbling around for a while I have concluded, that to refund a transaction in Google Analytics 4, it is enough to use the same transactionId as the original transaction that is being refunded (...
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Postpone logging page_view

We're workinig with a site where pages fetch their content via Ajax, after the HTML document has loaded. As a consequence, where GA4 fires its page_view the page title tag (which I think is where the ...
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Google Analytics Report with Multiple Link URL Filters

How can I create a Google Analytics 4 Exploration where I can track multiple Link URLs? Currently, I can only track one Link URL: But if I try adding another Link URL, I get: Basically, I'm looking ...
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Google Ads Conversion Actions - Do you need both a GA4 Purchase event and GoogleAds Conversion event measuring the same thing?

I've just been trying to get my head around the difference between GA4 "Purchase" events and Google Ads "Conversion" events. The Google Ads set-up I am looking at has the GA4 ...
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Google Analytics is not receiving Consent Signals (aparrently)

I have recently integrated the new(ish) Google Consent Mode into our Website and into Google Tag Manager. Using Google Tag Manager in preview mode, I can verify that the Consent is both updated ...
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Why does toggling conversion for an event seem to impact the underlying event volume in GA4?

Our company is in the process of transitioning from UA to GA4. We use GTM to handle all of our events, and we're checking event volume side-by-side to be sure we can smoothly transition our reporting ...
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Configuring GA4 to Display Aggregate Traffic on Filtered Pages, Similar to Universal Analytics

In GA4, I want to have a graph showing the total visits on certain pages that I have filtered. With Universal Analytics, when you went to 'Behavior', 'Site Content', 'All Pages', it was possible to ...
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Two GA4 accounts, two different interfaces

I am confused as to why two GA4 accounts have different interfaces. Specifically, one has a "Business Objectives" section but the other has a "Life cycle" section. Can anyone ...
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Google Tag Assistant listed as traffic source

In GA4 I keep getting traffic whose source is identified as "tagassistant.google.com". However, I'm not in the tag manager in my browsers and the traffic duration is longer than google just ...
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Customer Journey analysis in Google Analytics 4

In GA4 dashboard, I'd like to see how customers move across the page types of my e-commerce. Ideally I'd like to achieve something like the Journey analysis from Contentsquare, even in the standard ...
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Why is the engagedSessions metric incompatible with the pageTitle dimension in path exploration report?

The [GA4] Data compatibility - Analytics Help documentation suggests checking GA4 Dimensions & Metrics Explorer to verify whether certain dimensions and metrics are compatible. According to it, ...
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GA4 Bug : Custom Channel Grouping doesn't work properly

I regularly update the custom channel grouping in GA4. As you know, this feature is manually customizable from the admin section, and the results apply to historical data. All reports with the custom ...
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Does Google Analytics 4 use value from `document.title`?

According to [GA4] Page title - Analytics Help, it only uses title tag. However, if it's the only source for GA4 to get page title, then there wouldn't be a problem with having duplicate entries, one ...
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What does a report without landing page mean?

If there is no user landing on the page, then why does Google Analytics 4 show the sources in the report?
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How to remove site name in title in Google Analytics 4?

The title tags of my pages have this format: The title — The site name I want Google Analytics 4 to trim the — The site name part at the end. Is there a way to do so? It used to work in UA though:
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Why is there another _ga_ cookie in my site with unknown ID?

I open my site, open devtool and navigate to the Cookies section in Storage tab. I see that there are three _ga_ cookies: _ga, _ga_XXXXXX1 and _ga_XXXXXX2. XXXXXX1 is indeed my measurement ID, but I ...
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Why are all my conversions in GA4 marked as "direct"?

I run a small webapp. The app is hosted on app.mydomain.com and my 'main' website is just on mydomain.com. On my main website I installed Google Tag Manager and installed/linked a GA4 property. On the ...
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Google Analytics 4: pageviews by month and year

In a report: With some difficulty (it was much simpler with Universal Analytics) I was able to select two Dimensions: Month and Year and one Metric: Views. However the chart does not seem to be ...
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GTM datalayer.push not sending GA event because of redirection code in JavaScript only in Firefox

I have come across this peculiar behaviour of GTM's dayaLayer code. The below issue happens to me only in firefox browser and all other browsers work fine - (Edge and Chrome). I have a dataLayer.push ...
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GA4 Reports not grouping events properly?

For this one particular event, I'm seeing the same events not being grouped together and I can't figure out why. This screenshot is from the standard GA4 event page filtered by the particular event ...
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How to set up event parameters/custom dimensions in Google Tag Manager start up JavaScript for Google Analytics 4

I have been using Universal Analytics previously and now switched to Google Analytics 4. In UA, along with the page view we used to set and send a custom variable called userName. This variable helps ...
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Why isn't GA4 debug viewer showing most events when it was working this morning

Hi I've been using GA4 debug viewer most of today and everything has been fine until I went away from my computer for about 2 hours, came back without changing anything in my GTM setup up and for some ...
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GA4 - "Pages and screens" report - fewer views than users?

In the "Pages and screens" report of a site I'm looking, a bunch of pages have view counts much lower than users: Is there any reasonable explanation for this, or might there be an actual ...
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GA4 says Not Found under Reports>Pages and Screens

I did a site audit and also added "page and screen titles" as an attribute in the report. There aren't any 404 pages. Even conversion events are coming from this page. While checking this ...
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GA4 - Why do event count and the corresponding conversions not match?

We have a custom event called "consumer_action_booking" which we're passing to GA4. I marked that event as a conversion event: However, when I look at the event count for that actual event, ...
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Someone used my Google Analytics Tracking ID, how do I remove that traffic in GA4?

Someone used my Google Analytics Tracking ID, how do I remove that traffic in GA4? This seemed possible with UA properties, but can't find how to do this in GA4 properties.
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GA4 cross domain measurement with client_id and session_id

According to https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/10071811?hl=en#zippy=%2Cmanual-setup, I can use code similar to the following to set the client_id and session_id values for Google Analytics: ...
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GA4 showing far fewer page views (50% or less) than UA

I have configured Google Analytics (Universal Analytics) and GA4 across all of the pages on my website. I have verified that Google Tag exists on each of the pages using Google Tag Assistant. If I see ...
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GA4 does not show earlier statistics in custom report

Hej, It seems that even after changing data retention to 14 months, Google's GA4 does not show 14 months back and does not allow me to change dates on a custom report. Does anyone know what might be ...
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Migrating UA Views approach to the new Google Analytics (GA4)

I'm trying to figure out the optimal setup for the client's use case with GA4. Some background: It's an online media brand with multiple sub-sites (subdomains), with one sub-site having multiple ...
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Why do GA4 Total reported sessions not equal the sum of sessions by dimension

For one of my larger clients, we're seeing a discrepancy between the sessions (and users) reported for each traffic source, and the total sessions reported in GA4. This occurs whether we are using ...
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Differences in Affiliation Data GA4 Vs UA

I have noticed a significant difference in the affiliation data for almost all of my clients when it comes to reporting Affiliation data (users/sessions/revenue). Here is an example: UA: GA4: Has ...
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Configure GA4 for a website with multiple locations

I am working on an eCommerce project for a company that will have a single site/domain but users are able to select their active location while shopping. This is a pretty common pattern for many sites ...
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How can GA4 new vs established be (not set)

I have created a GA4 exploration with a single dimension (New vs Established) and a single metric (sessions). A small number of sessions have the 'New vs Established) dimension as '(not set)' This is ...
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Does AdSense out-of-the-box GDPR message work with GA4?

AdSense offers a simple solution for GDPR-compliant messages for personalized ads (https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/10961068). If I enable this popup, do I need an additional popup ...
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Why is my GA4 Engagement Rate empty/zero when adding an event/parameter to the rows/columns/audiences of a report

So the situation is I'm using custom events and parameters in my GA4 (new Google Analytics) setup. Specifically, I add a parameter for my A/B tests that goes on all events including the default ones ...
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Facing Issue with Connecting Google Analytics

it Seems like I can't connect Google Analytics Properly with my Website. I am running a WordPress website where I would like to Integrate Analytics. I tried using both site kit and monster insights ...
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Counts Change When Comparisons Added?

The shortest way to explain my issue is this - In GA4, under the Conversions report, if I add a second comparison that is identical to my first comparison but additionally specifies a page path, the ...
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How can I see how many transactions each search query came from Google organic search?

I have a website which has GA4, GSC, and BigQuery connected to it. The site is ranking for a bunch of different search queries in Google. I want to know which queries bring me transactions. That is, ...
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How to Exclude Duck Duck Go Bot Traffic From Google analytics 4

I have been trying to create a filter for excluding Duckduck Go and Baidu search engine Bot Traffic from Google Analytics 4 for one of my websites. I am unable to create a filter for it. Internal &...
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GA4 Matrix style Exploration

I want to track when users complete and drop out of completing a multi-page form. I'm capturing the "step" number as the user accesses each step/page in the form via G Tag Manager. I can ...
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Paid Social Traffic Channel Is Not Showing on GA4

I am getting trouble in GA4 after migration. I have been running Facebook ads, and Google ads for my website but Paid social traffic is not showing on GA4. GA4 is recording the overwhelming majority ...
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GA4 Landing Page Report only shows Not Set

In Google Analytics 4, my Reports>Engagement>Landing Page shows only one row which says "Not Set". I realize that if an event fires before the Page View that might trigger this for ...
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Google Analytics - "gtm-msr" shows up as a top page/screen in GA4

Ok Google Analytics peeps - need help to remove something that shows up GA4 but not Universal Analytics and inflates our page/screens data and number. When I view Page and screens in Google Analytics ...
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Not registering engagement time in GA4

We've set up a new website, based on Wordpress. We use Google Tag Manager (as on the old website) and new for this website, Google Analytics 4. We're getting a lot of data as you'd expect, but we're ...
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When cookie consent for Google Analytics 4 in Google Sites will be enhanced to comply with European Union legislation?

In the Settings of a Google Site, it's possible to enable analytics and add Google Analytics 4 using a measurement ID. My concern is about the cookie consent dialog. For people accessing from the ...
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GA4 data streams and subdomains

So i have this current setup with GA (universal analytics) where a subscription platform runs on a subdomain therefor we use a different view and different tracking code. But with GA 4, i was ...
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How can I view the ecommerce conversation rate for users who triggered a custom event in GA4?

In Google Universal Analytics I used to create segments of users who triggered a custom event. After creating them I could use these in comparisons on dashboards but also in custom Data Studio (Looker ...
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Google Tag Manager events not registering in GA4 but do in GA

I have several tags/triggers in Google Tag Manager( both script/non script versions - https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js and https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html) that clearly show up in the ...
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Can I track no. of purchases & profit for each session source in GA4

I want to know the profit and no. of purchases in my store that came from specific sources like Instagram & Snapchat in GA4, I did try to make a custom report from Explore in GA4 but it doesn't ...
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