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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
2answers
944 views

Is there a time delay before Google Adsense ads are shown when you first put the ad code on a new website?

I have recently created a new website and have added a Google ad in the header area and also Google Analytics. However on the website the ad space just adds some padding rather than showing the ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Multi-Channel Funnel calculated position based not matching Model Comparison Tool

If I attempt to calculate a position based model off of the Multi Channel Funnel (MCF) report or API, this does not match what is reported in the position based model in the model comparison tool. ...
2
votes
2answers
90 views

Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Display Ads Medium Showing CPC instead of CPM

For my Google Ads, I'm using a tracking template to apply utm_medium=cpm to designate display ads in Google Analytics. utm_medium=cpc designates text ads. However, it appears as though Analytics is ...
4
votes
2answers
454 views

When I access my Website with Safari, Google Analytics shows referrers as “Direct”, why?

When I access my Website (website A) with Safari (v 10.1.1) via a link from another website (website B), the access (in the real-time section) is seen as direct access. With firefox, I can properly ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Google Analytics results show in real time view, but not in any other view (even after days)

In brief: I'm logging Google Analytics hits from backend application logic (it's a slack app, so client-side logging isn't possible). I'm fairly confident the hits are being correctly sent (more ...
1
vote
2answers
168 views

Google Analytics - Profile filter with more than one dimension?

I have identified some bot traffic in GA, but to filter it accurately I need to filter it by two dimensions, namely Browser and ISP To be clear, I don't want to apply both a filter to block the ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Google Analytics - How to calculate CTR based on Event Actions using Total Events

For selected Event Label results are: How to present in custom report value of CTR [%] = (Total Events for Click) / (Total Events for Hit)?
1
vote
0answers
191 views

What does `gtag('js', new Date());` do in snippet proviced by gtag.js

quotation from https://developers.google.com/gtagjs/reference/api gtag(<command>, <command parameters>); <command> is one of three gtag commands: config, set, or event. but snippet ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Google Analytics not showing any data, but “Property Hit Volume” shows hits

How is it possible for Google Analytics to show a "Property Hit Volume" of, oh, 10 or so in the last day, but report no data, no visitors, no transactions, no nothing? I've got a web shop that uses ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Missing Google Shopping Clicks in Analytics

I want to get the click cost data from Google Shopping into Analytics but isn't working the way I want. The clicks from Google Shopping are not coming through. I am filtering on the keyword but ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

What data is available in server-side Google Analytics?

I'm exploring the possibility of replacing the traditional Google Analytics javascript implementation with a server-side approach. The information I found so far is quite scarce (this undocumented ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

In Google Analytics, how can I chart new users by source over time?

I know how to get the total number of new users over time in Google Analytics (Acquisition > Channels): And the table below shows the total for direct vs organic vs paid vs social, etc over the ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

Google analytics - 2 views or properties for subdomain

I'm launching separate e-commerce stores in both the US and the UK. The sites will be almost identical, selling almost identical products. The UK will be on a uk. subdomain of the main URL. ...
2
votes
1answer
501 views

Facebook Instant articles' views not counted by Google Analytics

I want to share with you the following issue. I have implemented the Facebook Instant articles on my WordPress website via the Instant Articles for WP plugin. The articles show up nicely on Facebook, ...
1
vote
2answers
82 views

GA Data Ownership Client / Account Owner

I created a website for a client a few years back, I setup GA under my standard, personal account so I have full account ownership. Now, having not maintained the website in a while, the client would ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Google analytics lost conversions after implementing social login [duplicate]

we have recently implemented social login to our website. We are running ads to that website and after implementing the social login we lost all conversion data - everything is accounted to facebook. ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Property for my website is not receiving hits

I received this notification from google analytics: Property http://www.example.net is not receiving hits. Either your site is not receiving any sessions or it is not tagged correctly. ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Realtime conversions not showing destination funnel

I'm trying to make my custom destination funnel work. Here's how it's set up: I confirm the individual steps are being recorded in the Content page: However, when I finish the flow, I don't see the ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Can I show contributors to my website a Google Analytics report of the visitors to their posts? [closed]

I have a website where specific users can post different types of content. I want each user to be able to know how many visits each of their posts got. So I thought about linking Google Analytics ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Discrepancy between Events and Goal Completions

There has been a discrepancy between Events and Goal Completions in Google Analytics. These events are sent from Salesforce using Measurement Protocol and the events don't match goal completions. For ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Google Analytics is not picking up my website as a referring site any longer - any thoughts?

I run a holiday cottage (vacation rental) website and recently some customers (owners of holiday properties) have contacted me to say that there has been a significant drop in the number of clicks ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

In Google Analytics I have some “properties & apps” that are no longer used. How can I delete them?

From my Analytics page, there is the pull-down titled "All Web Site Data" where it lists each of the apps/properties I have set up. Some of these are out-dated and no longer used. I don't see anywhere ...
3
votes
3answers
798 views

Proper Google Analytics setup for AJAX heavy page?

Lets say I have a website with a few pages. The purpose of each of those pages is to display live statistics for a real world event (for example, sports scores). Every 60 seconds, an Ajax call is made ...
1
vote
2answers
154 views

How to forward all Google Tag Manager events to Google Analytics?

When creating a Google Analytics tag, I'm left to choose either one of these: But I want to track both Page views and Events. So, to accomplish that, I'm creating two tags, one for each Track Type: ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Events not showing in any view except Raw view?

For some reason some events sent from a Zoho CRM extension via Measurement protocol don’t appear in any views besides raw view (and that copying filters to raw views doesn’t seem to make a difference)....
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Can having a Pinterest Pinit button cause high bounce rate in Google Analytics?

I have a page with only images with the Pinterest Pinit button prominent on the images. I am seeing a high bounce rate. Is it possible every time someone clicks on the Pinit button to share an image,...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Segmentation of user who have visited a certain page during a time period

At the moment I am doing some analysis about user behaviour and I am particularly interest in those user that have the following behaviour: Visitor visited a promotion page e.g. "promotion" during ...
6
votes
3answers
9k views

Google Analytics - User vs New Visitor vs Returning Visitor

In the Google Analytics audience overview report, I see "users" as 145, however in the audience -> behaviour -> new vs returning report, I see "new visitor" as 98 and "returning visitor" as 53. This ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Google Data Studio - How to get percentage of users who performed an event?

I have setup a dashboard where I could easily get the number of users who performed a certain event in a card. I have used the 'users' metric with a filter for the 'event category' and 'event action' ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

Google Analytics “Behavior Flow” to and from a given Page

I want to use "Behavior Flow" (or "Users Flow" or "Visitors Flow" – I'm not sure how the most recent term is as I'm using german Analytics site) in Google Analytics to find out how many users that ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Google Analytics session scope custom dimension not showing data in widget

I have a web application in which at the time of login I am setting the custom dimension. The scope of the dimension is "Session". The value of the custom dimension can be US or UK markets. When the ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Why Google Analytics does not count visits when browser does not load images

I tested many times using Firefox and Chrome. When I disable loading images in browsers, Google analytics doesn't count visit. Why?
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Tracking medium of user on primary domain firing an event in a third-party iFrame

Recently one of the websites I work on have added a form to their website that uses a third-party iFrame. We do have access to the third party code and have added GTM. in GTM I have managed to ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Discrepancies In Analytics Ecommerce Data

While I think most of us are familiar with/have encountered discrepancies between GA and Google Ads or other platforms, this one has me rather stumped. A new client's reporting has always seemed a ...
17
votes
8answers
13k views

Huge drop [50%] in traffic after HTTPS move

Currently look after 3 websites. I changed one of them to be HTTPS as it's ecommerce, however have seen a huge drop in organic traffic since this was implemented. Went from around 800 impressions to ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Why Analytics showing non existing pages in active pages?

I am facing weired suitation in my analytics tool , My website getting referrals from a porn site and I can see some porn related pages in active page section in analytic report ( both in real-time ...
8
votes
6answers
3k views

LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Datalayer pushed 'topic' leaking on incorrect pages?

We push in the pages topic into the data-layer, this is autopopulated based on the category being selected when editing the page/post in the back-end (Wordpress). <script> window....
1
vote
0answers
54 views

How can I filter Google Analytics to view data related to subdomains/pages?

I have a website at the URL www.example.com, and I have another page at the URL hello.example.com/cornerstone which uses the same tracking ID. In my default analytics view I can only view data related ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

“Resource not available” error when trying to enable demographic report in Google analytics

I want to enable Demographic and Interest Reports in Google Analytics. But whenever I try to do so, this error is shown: Does anybody know how to solve this? I've refreshed the page, waited a couple ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Tracking users and visits (web sessions)

I need to track users and their visits in a website. Also I need to track some actions they do in my website based on their anonymous user id and anonymous visit id. One way is to create two ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Use Google Analytics to A/B testing with the same URL

I want to know if it's possible to perform an A/B test on different versions of the same URL using Google Analytics. So far, I have performed A/B tests on different URLs like xxx1.html and xxx2.html ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How to know which URL/Landing pages are gaining traffic in Google using analytics?

When we get more traffic, i.e increase in Google organic results, How do we know, Which URLs are gaining traffic and how much traffic is gained over the last few weeks ? And in similar way, How do we ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Google Optimize A/B testing freezes the homepage

I'm trying to run 4 A/B tests using Google Optimize, on the same domain. The test should exclude themselves via the targeting, however, in most cases when I access the homepage (see: test 1a, 1b below)...
1
vote
1answer
582 views

Google Analytics double count conversions when there are two goal paths to the same final destination

I'm in charge of a website that puts people in touch with financial experts according to your need. You explain what kind of questions you have, specify some criteria and the algorithm proposes you 3 ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Google Analytics won't track Events

Edit: We are not using Google Tag Manager and this question isn't related to it - I want to know how you do this via code on the website and Google Analytics itself - i.e. without using Google Tag ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Track how many banner clicks lead to sales of the advertised product

On the home page of our online store we have a banner promoting particular product. Clicking that banner takes to the product details page (does not add to the cart). We would like to track how many ...
4
votes
2answers
423 views

Google Analytics Count Events given a Previous Page Path

I would like to count the number of events occurring on a specific page, given a Previous Page Path. It doesn't seem to be possible neither with Behaviour>Events report nor with custom report. Could ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

Timezone Definition to stream Google Analytics data in BigQuery

I'm streaming Google Analytics Data 360 in Big Query through 2 different views (and consequently 2 different databases). I have set the streaming preferences in the same way for both my views, however ...