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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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Does Google Search Ranking Algorithm Updated on 15 Jan 2019?

I am working for a site and it was on page 3, listing 3 at SERP. When I checked it today, i found it on listing 10 of page 7. It's a huge change I have seen on last 3 months I have started working on ...
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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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What is cisco meraki doing as referral in your analytics?

Looking at the referrals of my website I noticed the second highest source is n213.network-auth.com which comes from the Cisco Meraki cloud management platform. I am puzzled to why it is in there and ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Google Analytics Event fire Before Pageview

What happen if a Google Analytics Event fires before a Google Analytics pageview? I have some Landing Page Source attribution ( not set ) and i think that this firing issue could be the problem. I ...
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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)?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Measuring Event Differences in Google Analytics

I've started rolling out new features to a site using Netlify's branch split testing so I can say ex. 10% of users gets a branch with a specific UI change to see if it produces measurably different ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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)....
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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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' ...
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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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SEO friendly urls in online shop [duplicate]

Product pages in the website I build can have multiple categories/urls, so we will use canonical urls and the main product url will be unique and predictable like: /products/productname-id However ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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?
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Google Analytics subdomain filter is filtering out virtual page views

I have a reporting view setup with a filter to show only the traffic to the subdomain. I can see in realtime view that it is correctly showing only traffic to the subdomain. However, it seems that no ...