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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Google Analytics Custom Segments in Custom Reports

I'm trying to pull a custom report in Google Analytics with custom-made segments as a dimension of the report. I don't see custom segments available in the list of dimensions. I can slice the pre-...
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Is it possible to track google analytics conversions on a shopify buy button?

Client has a website on Squarespace, with google analytics tracking. They are using shopify for order processing. I think this is called the 'buy button sales channel' on shopify. When a user clicks ...
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How do you exclude Google Analytics Tracking based on cookie with cross-domain tracking?

I enabled anonymizeIp for Google Analytics tracking on my website and since changing that, the filters that should exclude requests from my test and staging environments based on IP do not work ...
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Should the Hit-level custom dimension scope in Google Analytics apply to multiple pageviews?

The case: We are running a test on 5% of page views (NOT USERS) with a different ad layout. We are looking to tag each page view that has the different ad layout with a custom dimension. The custom ...
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How can I find page views for root of web site? [duplicate]

Most of our traffic doesn't come to the root of our web site: http://onrealm.org. But I would like to know just how much does? It seems like an easy thing to do, and an easy thing to search for, but ...
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Google Analytics - find exit rate for events, rather than pages?

I have a single-page application, and I am tracking events on the page, in Google Analytics, passing our internal user ID and timestamp as attributes on the event. I would like to know the best way ...
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How can I find page views for root of web site in Google Analytics?

Most of our traffic doesn't come to the root of our web site. But I would like to know just how much does? It seems like an easy thing to do, and an easy thing to search for, but so far I haven't ...
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Can I add custom metrics and dimensions to the web plus app property in Google Analytics?

I have a web property that I could add custom metrics and dimensions to track them on my web app through: Admin --> Property Settings --> custom Definitions But I created a new web + app property in ...
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Does userId Need to Be Set In Every Google Analytics Session?

When using user-id feature in Google Analytics, does the userId need to be set in every session in order to tie sessions to the same user? I see that there is a session unification option that ...
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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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How can I manually set a field in Universal Analytics?

I need to set some field data for Google Analytics tracker manually in a certain situation. In my JS I have the following: ga(function(tracker) { tracker.set('campaignKeyword', 'my keyword'); ...
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Google Ads broad match keyword: Show keywords for clicks

I have a broad match keyword-phrase (+keyword1 +keyword2 +keyword2), which was clicked multiple times in my Google Ads account. How can I display the exact phrases where the clicks came from? As it ...
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How to know if Google Analytics Property is going to exceed 10M Hit Limit? Other than checking on Google Analytics? Any API's given by Google?

I am using free version of GoogleTagManager and GoogleAnalytics for getting analytics my website. The free version of Google Analytics allows for up to 10 million hits per month, per property as per ...
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Google Analytics: Matching parameters for Goals using regular expression option

I have two goals setup in Google Analytics - a subscription order and a one time order. Both goto the same thank you page put produce different parameters. Using the regular expression option in the ...
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How to label and track 2 different page types (with vs without ads) in analytics?

Using Google Analytics, how could I label pages in my site so I can then see individual stats in Google Analytics. For example, I have over 500 000 pages in the site, and I want to compare the site ...
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Can I filter a site out of Google Analytics data because the tracking code was accidentally installed on a second site?

I have accidentally installed Google Analytics tracking on two websites abc.example & xyz.example, one of which it never should have been installed on. The issue I now face is that the analytics ...
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Unable to use anchor hash tag if using Google Analytics utm

If I want to user to go a particular section of my webpage, I will use http://www.example.com/help_faq.html#contribution However, sometimes, I need to track where user come from, if I use http://...
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How to exclude SSO linkedin.com as a referral source

I'm using LinkedIn's Single Sign On, and when they redirect authorized users back to my site, the referring domain is "linkedin.com". For Google (accounts.google.com) I can simply exclude that ...
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Is it possible to track conversions if user converts on a different page than the ad?

In google adwords, my client's conversion goal is contact form submission. They're running ads on different pages of the website. Is it possible to track the conversion if the site user takes a path ...
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Identify pages a specific source medium and channel clicked into

Our email vendor has a product recommendation engine that assigns products to an outgoing email 'intelligently'. Unfortunately they do not have very robust reporting on what sku's were actually ...
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Stop Google Analytics from appending hostname?

I've come across an Analytics profile that is appending the rest of a URL to the end of a page's path. For example when looking at the page that exists at http://example.com/page I would expect to ...
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Get a pie chart of latest custom variable (software version) from each user using Google Analytics

I'm trying to use custom variables to track client side software version number. It working great so far: the value of the user scoped custom variable is being sent to GA and I'm able to see the ...
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Error tracking clickthrough rate with GTM and GA

I am trying to monitor the number of clicks on a ebanner on a website and this ebanner links to an external website. For example, if I'm on abc.com, clicking on the ebanner leaves abc and goes into ...
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Set up Adwords referrer in Google Tag Manager

I want to track AdWords traffic from Google to siteA.com to siteB.com to the Payment Success page on siteB.com. I've set up a Google Tag Manager, added Universal Google Analytics with "allowLinker" ...
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Google analytics section views

I have a page which has multiple images, each image appears per fold, Using google analytics is it possible to increment the page views counter. SO let's say if 3 images on a page the page has total ...
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“Last 30 days + today” in Google Analytics

When selecting date ranges in Google Analytics, one is always missing for me: Last 30 days + today Is there a way to define this custom date range, or should I always define it manually?
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Are sudden traffic spikes from India meant to hurt our AdSense account?

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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How to send a GTM variable over as an event in GA

Through Google Tag Manager, I have successfully made a connection to track page views for my company site. I have debugged this in GTM and also see the "real time" results loading in Google Analytics....
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GA reporting shows sudden drop indirect traffic

For a few months, our Direct traffic has been increasingly getting higher and higher. Which is very random nothing has changed, no new services etc. Recently we switched from GA embedded code to using ...
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Unusual Web Traffic Submitting Extremely Long URLs

thanks in advance for the help. This isn't my usual job, but our website admin/full stack developer is on leave and my boss has asked me to look into it. Recently we've had a huge spike (talking tens ...
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Will session level custom variables allow Google Analytics to report on more data than page level variables?

We run a radio station site with 5 markets. The value of the market is saved as a cookie and last week I started tracking the value of that cookie in a page-level custom variable. The problem is that ...
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Google Analytics - Viewing total traffic across all accounts

I have a client with 20+ GA accounts within their instance, and so far I have not been able to figure out an easy method of reporting the total, global raw number of sessions across all the accounts. ...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to merge keywords that differ only in capitalization / case sensitivity?

I'm looking at my company's paid keywords under Acquisition > Google Ads > Keywords in Analytics, and I notice that I have two separate results for my brand keyword, e.g. example ... (not the real ...
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Use Google Analytics to track inquiries from AdWords users based on the URL of the contact request

My clients site cannot be modified to track goals, the platform they use will not allow it and the developer has no interest in coding anything in to help. I'm coming to the site late in the game but ...
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Is duplicate Google Analytics Tag in Google Tag Manager a good idea?

I have a dilemma. Ever since I migrated to Google Tag Manager, I am not able to trigger Google Analytics custom events the way I used to do. If I choose Universal Analytics, it gives me a choice ...
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Double counting sessions in GA?

I am seeing a weird thing in my GA data, where the referral traffic conversions are in multiples of 3! And in some of the referral sites, the user numbers are exactly the same as sessions. Not sure if ...
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Google analytics tracking code for different profiles?

I have set up two different profiles in my Google analytics account for my website. The reason for having two different profiles is that my site is completely divided in two different user groups (not ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

I have been using the trackEvent function of Google Analytics to track how many people are clicking on my external links/banners. Recently I noticed some events that show up as such in the Real time ...
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Can UTM tags be used for internal links tracking in Mixpanel?

I've always thought that using UTM parameters for internal links would significantly skew data (incorrect attribution and actual number of sessions), at least when Google Analytics is the engine ...
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Analytics imported conversions show as “No recent conversions”

I have imported a few goals from Analytics into Google Ads, but they show as "No recent conversions": The reason it's confusing me is that there are quite a few conversions in Analytics. I believe ...
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How can I remove a Google Analytics property from an organisation?

I have a clients Google Analytics property in my organisation somehow (definitely something I did). I can't find a way to remove the property from my organisation back to having no organisation. I ...
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Google Analytics - setting the default account

Every time I log in to Google Analytics, I see the dashboard for a particular account. I want to see a different account and property instead. How do I tell Google Analytics which account to show me ...
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How to see e-commerce data in Firebase Analytics

I'm currently in the process of setting up Firebase Analytics for my apps on iOS and Android. I already have an "old" Google Analytics property that allows me to see all the basic things that Firebase ...
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Events are being tracked but no corresponding Goals (Goal conversions are equals zero)

I have a website with universal analytics in the head section and recently I setup Google tag manager to check if I would be able to resolve the issue with no success. My Tracking code looks like (...
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In manage users in Google Analytics, what does “none(user has permissions on a lower level) ” mean?

I am currently going through our analytics account and removing old accounts. I have about 20 where the permissions says "none(user has permissions on a lower level) " However when I try to find any ...
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Share google analytics campaign with another gmail account

My friend put a backlink of my site(A.com) in his website(b.com) I can see the input traffic of this backlink from my Google Analytics in Acquisition -> campaigns -> All campaign -> I want to share ...
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How do I add the an expires header for external URL components as suggested by GTmetrix and YSlow?

I am trying to decrease the loading time of my website which is hosted in Bluehost. So when I check the performance scores via GTmetrix under YSlow section it mention to "Add expire headers" for four ...
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Retroactively filter Google Analytics by subdirectory

I'm aware that I can add a filter to Google Analytics to see results for a particular subdirectory, but I'm not clear on whether or not it's possible to use that filter retroactively. In this ...
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What is the “Goal Previous Step - 1” in “Reverse Goal Path” if the goal has “Funnel” turned on?

Say if I have a goal with "Funnel" turned on has the following settings: Goal Destination:/D Step1: /A Step2: /B Step3: /C A session contains hits: Foo → /A → /B → /C → /D Will the "Goal Previous ...
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Discrepancy between Google Ads clicks and Google Analytics sessions

After a month of ads with Google Ads Shopping campaigns and continuously identifying, day after day, a significant discrepancy of clicks on Google Ads and Sessions in Google Analytics (as well as ...