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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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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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Data mismatch Webmaster and GA

For one of my website The Search console click is around 75% more than the traffic data on GA from Organic Medium. I'm really not getting what's the issue here, as GA & Webmaster code is available ...
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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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What is the equivalent to Search Console “clicks” in Google Analytics

I am looking into some reports in Google Analytics, however my attention has been brought to the fact that I cannot seem to find approximately matching numbers between google search console and Google ...
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How to get Google Analytics report: visited page X then (optionally) triggered event Y

I need to know how many people visited my login page, and then (optionally) triggered an event on the page that I have set up. (To be clear: the event tracking is already set up and works perfectly. ...
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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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Any Open Source tools to build software with Google Analytics and Search Console? [closed]

I see a lot of open source SEO options out there but I can't find any open source tools to build something using Google Analytics and Webmaster tools data. They obviously have their own API but I'm ...
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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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Can I set myself as Master Admin in Google Analytics?

We have some personnel that need access to our Google Analytics information. When I go to add them, though, it says that I do not have permission to do so. I assume there is a higher-level Admin ...
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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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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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How to track click through rate to external website using Google Tag Manager

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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Bounce rate segmentation

I want to segment an event label together with its bounce rate. I create a segment condition regular expression with two conditionals: one for the event label and the other for the bounce. For this ...
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Can using same tracking number trigger two instances of Google Analytics page view count?

If you write the same Gtag code with the same ID twice, can it trigger 2 page views in Google Analytics, or does Google filter for these double cases? So would it be possible to artificially increase ...
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How do you enable store visit conversions in Google Analytics

I noticed a new tab under conversions for a specific account but cant figure out how to enable it on other accounts. Does anyone know how to enable this on other accounts?
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Get a report of which buttons a user pressed in Google Analytics

My gambling site has 3 buttons for 3 games (horses, football and dogs) and a final button in order to bet. I want to know how many buttons game + bet button the users click. I mean, the journey is: ...
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How can we pass custom variables in Google Analytics

I have a task of getting username, company and other desired data in a Google Analytics report. I want to know how I can get them in report. I tried this: How can I find the IP address for my ...
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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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Cannot creat UTM tags due to server error for GA tracking

I am unable to create UTM tags do to the error "No OAuth client ID available. Make sure to attach it as a global in the server! This is a developer error, not a user error." Any advice would be fab. ...
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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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Question about tracking forms as a goal in Google Analytics

I have a directory website, include lots of profiles and acetgories i.e Physicians, hospital and clinics On each page there is a consultation form, I need to track these metrics: Which organic ...
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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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Google Analytics Block Bot Strategy

I looked in Google Analytics to view my website traffic. Out of over 900 landing pages, nearly half look like bot traffic. Here is what I am looking at: Acquisition > All Traffic > Channels > Direct >...
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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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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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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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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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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 calculate average daily / monthly pageviews in Google Analytics?

Is it possible to calculate the average daily pageviews or the average monthly pageviews for my website using Google Analytics?
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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 ...