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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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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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 ...
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What is the difference between Google Analytics experiment and gtag snippets? Do I need both?

I have a website with two Analytic codes: <!-- Google Analytics Content Experiment code --> <script>function utmx_section(){}function utmx(){}(function(){var k='1234567-0',d=document,l=d....
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Why are URLs with my domain name at the end showing up in analytics?

I have a multi-language WordPress site that has been live since the last 3 months and today when I checked Analytics, I saw a lot of weird URLs: /menswear-fashion-autumn-winter-2013-2014/www.domain....
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Google Analytics: what does XX.XX% of total sessions means?

I opened Google Analytics website->Demographics->Overview and got following data of my android app: There is a line at top right corner 71.12% of Total sessions What does above line means to the ...
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Google Analytics: How to track the amount of time a particular user has been on site in total and time per session?

I need to be able to break down how many users have viewed the site in total for different time ranges (to include recurring visits), same for per session. In other words, I'm trying to provide a ...
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How can I add 2 metrics together in a scorecard in Google Data Studio?

I would like to add two specific goal conversion completion numbers from Google analytics into one scorecard block in Google Data Studio. How can I do that?
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How to get Google Analytics histogram of users duration (lifespan) during certain period

I have google analytics set up for my app. Let the lifespan of a user be the time difference between the last hit and the first hit it sent during certain period (i.e. during 2016). I want a ...
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Does a conversion reset the attribution in Google Analytics?

Using the Last Google Ads Click attribution model a sale is attributed to "Paid Search" if there was a valid ad click within the conversion window regardless of any other channel clicks that happened ...
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In the Google Analytics acquisition report, how is the percentage of users in each channel calculated?

The acquisition report shows a total number of users in the first column, broken down by channel. The number of users in each channel is followed by a percentage. This percentage does not reflect the ...
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Drop in traffic in high traffic site after 301 redirect

Here are the steps I took 301 redirect w/wildcard from old domain to new domain Updated & verified Google Search Console for new domain, submitted change of address, etc. Updated Google Analytics ...
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Google Analytics (Mobile App): Track % of users from a Country that travel outside of that Country and use the app

I am currently trying to track two things: What percentage of my users from a country i.e. Singapore has travelled and had a session outside of the country over the last year What are the top ...
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Unusual traffic from “Microsoft Corporation”

In the last 8 months or so, I've been noticing an increase in suspect traffic in GA. I first noticed it when we started seeing higher than usual Wyoming traffic. Now, Wyoming has gone from bottom 5 ...
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Referral traffic from googleasdservices.com in Analytics

I am seeing referral traffic (not a great volume) in GA coming from googleadservices.com - I suspect that this is actually traffic coming from paid remarketing ads so why would this be logged as ...
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Can I track visits to a Google Drive file with Google Analytics?

My university's website profile of me has a link to my CV, which is hosted on Google Drive (on my personal account, over which I have ownership). I would like to track visits to my CV with Google ...
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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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Can Google Analytics track video with tracking parameters?

If I link my Google Analytics ID to my YouTube channel, would individual videos be able to tracked via parameters? For example, if one clicks on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMPzDiraNnA&...
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How do I unblock Google Analytics from adblockers and ublock?

I want an accurate picture of all the visitors landing on the website and converting. Unfortunately, the adblocker tools also block Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, I am using the newer script ...
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Can I configure Google Analytics to use the canonical URL?

The website includes pages like example.com/category1/product1 and example.com/category2/product1 and example.com/category3/product1 Here, the example.com/category1/product1 is the canonical page;...
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How to identify users who have visited at least 3 blog posts

Another Google Analytics segmentation question: I want to create a segment of individuals who have read (visited the page at least) 3 or more blog posts (/blog) over time. Then I can compare eventual ...
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How to segment visitors who viewed at least 3 product pages in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a Google Analytics segment that identifies engaged users defined as visitors who view at least 10 or more product pages (so only pages that contact the URI /product) Ideally I ...
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Google Analytics seems to be affected after setting preferred domain

I hope you can assist me with this! I've recently changed the preferred domain for my site https://example.com. Unfortunately, after doing so, it appears that views/visits are no longer being recorded ...
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What is the `#` symbol in a link with Google Analytics campaign tracking parameters?

This is the link when I generate the tracking tail with Campaign URL Builder today: http://example.com#utm_source=Campaign%20Source&utm_medium=Campaign%20Medium&utm_campaign=Campaign%20Name ...
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Why is Chrome's session per user rate higher than other browsers'?

I'm trying to figure out why the Chrome's session/user rate is higher than that of other browsers. More specifically the session/user rate for each browser is: Does it mean something for Chrome ...