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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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Error “Field name is required” - Google Analytics API

I'm trying to make API calls to the Google Analytics API v3. Simple read-only calls work just fine, but when trying to update data views (or any update method) I always end up with the following ...
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In Google Analytics direct traffic has only 12% of returning users. How could it be?

For quite a long time (at least a year), the statistics of our site is very stable: more than half of the site’s traffic is Organic, with 16% of returning users (the average for the entire site is 14%)...
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Sequences don´t calculate properly

I want to track 2 different scenarios: if the users click an event + the confirm button (898.391 events), or another event + the confirmation button (117.916 events). The problem arrives when I want ...
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How to use User Ids in Firebase analytics?

We have been using firebase for months now. But we started putting user_id via setUserId() in android application as follow: firebaseAnalytics.setUserId(viewModel.userInfo.id) I can see these user-...
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nginx - Google Analytics not showing what video .mp4 our users are viewing

Right now I am doing the following with nginx to implement a global rule set for Google Analytics to load on pages. /etc/nginx/conf.d/analytics.conf sub_filter '</head>' '<script type="text/...
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Why Google Search Console coverage reports show excluded pages that don't exist at all

My new website is only about a month old and it has only 27 different web pages. I submitted sitemap.xml to the Google Search Console and it successfully indexed all my pages. However, in the Coverage ...
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If a link to my site is sent by a visitor to their friend via email, is this counted as email traffic source in Google Analytics?

Let's say I have tracking set up on my website to capture traffic sources in GA. If someone emails my site to a friend and they click on it, is this counted as an email source? I know an email ...
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Could it be correct to have two Google Analytics UA codes in my site?

OK, I started out on a new job and working on SEO. I saw that it has two UA codes. Since I am a newbie on this, I wanted to know if the use of these codes are correct? Just wanted to know if there is ...
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Has Google Analytics started bumping up the Time to Interactive on your site?

I've noticed that since the 13th of May, the Time to Interactive metric reported by Lighthouse on my website has increased quite dramatically. After a bit of investigation, I found this in the ...
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Most active hours per day in Firebase Analytics

How can one find in which hours user are most active? There are charts that show daily users, but I need a chart to show for example "active hours" or "traffic per hour in 24 hour" per last week or ...
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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Is Subdomain Site and Main Website Bad or Good?

I have had a subdomain website for about 2 years built on wix. It is on page 1 for some related keywords. Let's say the website is specific to sports cars. Example URL: sports-cars.mywebsite.com I ...
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Export individual user data in user id feature of analytics

I am using the user id feature in analyitcs and I am also getting the tracking of user activities. Bt I am unable to find any option to export the report for individual user id. Is there any way to ...
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How to track internal redirect urls on Google Analytics User Explorer?

In our wp site the external urls replaced with internal links and when someone clicks on them they go to redirected external url, but those are not logged by google analytics user explorer. How to ...
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Errors by GTA - Do I need to fix them? (and how?)

I am getting the following error by Google Tag Assistant: No HTTP response detected Two questions: 1) My data is still showing up in GA main dashboard. So do I even need to fix the error? 2) How ...
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Setting up Google Analytics Goal for Facebook Messenger Plugin

How do insert the plugin code to create an event to fire in Google Analytics whenever someone uses our Facebook chat plugin that is on our website?
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How to set Google Event Tracking in Facebook Customer Chat Plugin

I am currently using Facebook's Customer Chat Plugin in my wordpress website. I have been setting Google Analytics Event Tracking in my contact forms, but it seems like most people used the Customer ...
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Clicks in Google Search Console have fallen to near zero but Google Analytics shows no drop in traffic

There is a considerable difference between Google search console and Google analytics data for traffic report. Within a short period, the traffic drops to almost zero in Google search console while in ...
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How is the Google Analytics Real-time Overview Active Users calculated?

Does anyone know what formula is used for this value specifically in the context of the Google Analytics dashboard? I want to set up a load test to match this value.
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Google Analytics dashboard won't show “search query” data even when linked to Search Console

My website's Google Analytics account is linked with Google Search Console. I see all search console data in the "Acquisition" report. When I create a custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "...
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Not receiving any data from Google Analytics

I setup a GA property: <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-XXXXXXXXX-2', { ‘anonymize_ip’:...
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How do I link a domain verified Google Search Console site to Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect a Google Search Console property to Google Analytics. It's supposed to be as easy as: Admin > Property Settings > Add a Search Console Site (that's been verified). This ...
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How does duplicate Google Analytics tracking code affect a site?

I have a site where I can see that the tracking code has been added twice (once in the Drupal GA module, and once added manually in the template file). Both scripts are pointing to the exact same ...
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Does Google Analytics track localhost activity?

I want to know if Google Analytics is tracking my localhost activity. We have the below GA tracking script on each page and are developing new features on our local machines. Is Google tracking our ...
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Using multiple Google Analytics accounts in the same domain

We own one single domain where we host several customers. Example: domain.com (our welcome and registration site) domain.com/customer1 (1st customer) domain.com/customer2 (2nd customer) domain.com/...
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No coincidence in numbers in Events [closed]

I have created 3 events: "Place_bet", "Input_select_amount" and "Amount_button". The idea is to track if the user clicks the button with the event "Input_select_amount" OR "Amount_button" AND finally ...
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Should each subdomain be its own property in Google Analytics?

I am auditing GA implementation for a startup and found they have a separate property for each of its subdomains. And yes, it is possible to navigate from subdomain to root domain and vice versa. ...
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Is it insecure to have your Google Analytics tag visible publicly?

I just started adding Google Analytics to my GitHub Pages site, which calls for putting it in the _config.yml file. Is it insecure to keep the _config.yml file in my public GitHub repository, or is it ...
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In Google Analytics, how do I filter sessions by device platform?

When I open the "User Explorer" section in Google Analytics and open the details of a specific user, I can see their session's Device Platform and Device Category, just like this: However, where as I ...
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Is Google's new vs. returning users metric reliable? How do I gauge user loyalty? [duplicate]

I have a quick question regarding new vs. returning users - I know that new and returning users usually don't add up to users because of duplications, and "users" could be considered as the de-duped ...
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GA Real-Time > content > Page showing same url with different page title

in realtime >content report Some pages showing the different title of the same page, e.g. /logos page actual title is Free Logo Maker ... but its also showing contactus page title for logo similarly ...
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How do I filter my home IPv6 address in GA when my ISP is continuously reassigning the address?

I would like to set up IP address filtering in Google Analytics so that traffic coming from my home IP address is filtered and not counted as actual site traffic. I.e. I'm only interested in the ...
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GA doesn't receive data from Tumblr when everything is correct

Recently I changed my Tumblr theme, and there is no Google Analytics data received. I've checked and make sure that the Google Analytics ID is correctly put in, as guided in this video. There should ...
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Avoid Google Analytics to count unique goal URL twice

I have a Google Analytics goal (event) and it is set to fire when people reach a certain page with specific values/parameters included in the page URL.  I have set it up in GTM. You can see the tag ...
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How to prevent “Sessions that Enter at Add to Cart” in Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce due to user inactivity?

I have very interesting problem, in our Google Analytics > Conversions > Ecommerce > Shopping Behaviour section there is a Session that Enter at Add to Card (ADD_TO_CART_WITHOUT_VIEW). When I ...
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New vs. returning users on Google Analytics

I have a quick question regarding new vs. returning users - I know that new and returning users usually don't add up to users because of duplications, and "users" could be considered as the de-duped ...
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Total Goals and separated ones don´t add the same

I have created four goals. The total goals completions is 5,889. But on its right I see the fourth ones separated: Goal 4 is 343, Goal 5 is 2008, Goal 6 is 201 and Goal 7 is 40. It would have an add ...
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Keyword Google Rankings GA / Datastudio

I have a question about to Google Data Studio/Google Analytics/Search Console. I am wondering how to report on keyword top movers as per the attached screenshot? I have been trying to find the ...
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What is a “unique event” in Google analytics?

I don´t really catch the whole sense of an unique event. Can anybody explain it with a claryfing example? Under my point of view, it is an event that is only done once into a session. For example: a ...
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To know how many unique users view a page should I look at “users” or “new users” in Google Analytics?

I want to know how many users in total are visiting my page. But I have read that the total users don´t need to be the real ones, because we can have some new users that return later several times. ...
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“/for_domain/” is getting prepended to all URLs in Google Analytics reports

I have several GA accounts tracking various domains. For some unknown reason, /for_domain/ is being added to front of some of my page URLs. I have tried to exclude them from being reported in the ...
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Tracking purchase made on another site using Google Analytics with tracking codes installed on both sites

The conversion: The goal in Google Analytics is marked as complete when a user makes it from an mydomain.example landing page over to Shopify and from there completes a ticket purchase. When a user ...
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Is bounce rate of a website a ranking factor? [duplicate]

I have heard this from many SEO experts that a website with less bounce rate will rank well on Google. But what if the website does not use any analytics tools to calculate bounce rate, how will then ...
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How do I exclude one specific form of several from my Google Analytics form fills Goal Conversion tracking?

I have lots of contact forms on my site. All of them could lead to paying customers except one — the form on the hiring page. I want to track all of the form fills as goal conversions for all of the ...
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What is an accurate way to measure the number of clicks on a banner that links to third party?

Currently I'm managing website X and this website has Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager set up. I understand that GTM can be used to track the number of clicks on the ebanner on website X. ...
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How can I use “Product purchased” as a secondary dimension in Geo?

I want to map out the locations of where customers are based on Product ID. So essentially a map of all people that purchased X product. I'm able to make geographic reports based on page visited as ...
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Virtual page view funnel not showing the drop outs from any step

I am creating a destination goal for my funnel visualization.I have created virtual page views and used same in my funnel step inside goal.My Funnel report is ok if user completes a session , but its ...
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Google Analytics: how to build a Goal which has several events

I want to set up a Goal that consist in tracking 3 events: first, when the user clicks in a button. After this, when the user fills out into an input box, and finally another click in other button. I ...
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Google Analytics Goal Completion Scope

Struggling to find the answer to this query, but is a google analytics goal conversion (URL destination) scope set at hit, session or user? i.e. if it was at user scope and a user hit that same URL ...
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Does improving the page load speed decrease user session duration?

My website loaded in 10 seconds, then I improved the site's performance. I introduced a cache, minified files, and compressed images. This reduced the load speed to under 2 seconds. Is this why the ...