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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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How to create a pageview using ga() function? [duplicate]

I manage google analytics inside google tag manager and I don't have any separated script for google analytics in the head of my website. I need to use ga() function like this: <!-- Google ...
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Why is Google Analytics reporting Safari users on Linux OS

I don't believe Safari can be installed on Linux, so why is Google Analytics reporting so many users with this Browser/OS combination? Here's the breakdown of Browser and OS. And here's the ...
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Phone call event tracking code not working

I've set up the following event in Google Analytics Category Equal To Phone Call Tracking Action Equal To Click to Call Label Equal To 0123 4567 Value Greater Than (left blank, no data entered) ...
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Google Analytics funnel with event step and destination as goal

Is there a way to have a GA funnel with a mix of destinations and events? For example, my current funnel is User must start on page W Goes to page X Goes to page Y Goal is page Z But I ...
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Google Analytics is displaying different data when accessed from different devices

I was recently checking my Google Analytics account. I noticed that it was showing different data for the same property from different laptops. Below are attached screenshots: Can you tell me what ...
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Google Analytics verification failure but we're still seeing the data

Today I saw this in Google Search Console: This clearly says the Google Analytics verification failed. But we have all the info, charts, real online users, etc... in the Google Analytics panel. So ...
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Google Analytics reports more new users than new visitor sessions

Look at the screenshot: Do you see, that the amount of sessions, generated by new users, is lesser then the amount of new users? How can it be? Are there new users, who don't created sessions? If ...
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These files aren't on my server. How are they showing in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to understand how this is possible. The screenshot below shows two page views. both are .html files, but my site has ZERO .html files in it. My site also does not have a /h/ directory. ...
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Organic search traffic - big discrepancy between users and new users

Background: We are a non profit site only really acquiring traffic through paid ads. Our SEO is only just getting started so we don't get a high level of organic traffic. Recently we've seen an ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

We have recently had a website redesign, still with the same web address and host. Since launching the redesign Google Analytics has shown a huge drop in visitors, first to half and in the last three ...
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Looking for advice on how to log redirects in Google Analytics

We have a number of redirecting pages in our CMS. These do not redirect across domains (such as vanity URLs), they are just to catch visits to old URLs that have changed. The redirects are not always ...
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Google Analytics new view with filter shows no data

I have set up a new Google Analytics view with a filter for monitoring a tracking traffic to our Italian local site which is located at domain.com/it/ subfolder. This is how my filter is setup on ...
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Is there a way to track internet connection speeds with Google Analytics?

We have a client who says their website is slow on 3g. We want to compile a report about his users connection speeds through analytics which can show him if optimizing for 3g is worth the cost. Is ...
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How to connect adwords conversion tracking and analytics goals?

I am using AdWords conversion tracking using AdWords and Tag Manger. What I did is the following: 1) In AdWords: Tools -> Conversion -> New conversion -> Website -> Fill in all the conversion ...
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Wordpress Domain name appending on all links as shown on ANALYTICS and SEM RUSH

I need your help. For some reason Google Analytics is showing that our page views all went to URLS that end with our appending URL again in the end. Our website is in wordpress and uses SEO Yoast ...
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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 tagmanger is not working in incognito or private mode browsing causing chat to be non-functional

I can understand that because of the private browsing google tag manger or analytics NOT showing corresponding visits or action of the customer. But what my problem is, there is online chat in our ...
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How to get a report, in Google Analytics, about where the most engaged new users come from (acquisition)?

I would like to get a report that represents, for each source of acquisition, the percentage of the new users who visited at least X pages during their first session (or, alternatively, stay on the ...
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Is it possible to get access of Google Analytics on a non-Google ID?

We are using the company mail address to get access to Google Analytic, Google webmaster and Google my business. We are going to close our company mail address and open open new Microsoft accounts. ...
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Google analytics: How to analyze events data at the user or session level?

We have two event tracking codes in GA. Suppose they are: Category: Cat_A, Action: Action_A, Label: Label_A Category: Cat_B, Action: Action_B, Label: Label_B I can get total event and unique event ...
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Delete Google Analytics cookie in AMP version

I'm developing a new AMP site. It's very simple and I just want to know visits/pageviews in Google Analytics. Because of the European GDPR law, instead of notifying the users about the cookie, I ...
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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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Is there any solution for deploying of site on wordpress with automated adding it to Google Search Console and Google Analytics?

Is there any solution for deploying of site on wordpress with automated adding it to Google Search Console and Google Analytics via APIs (using html file for approving)? Sometime I need deploy up to 3-...
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Will updating the default URL in the Google Analytics property settings from HTTP to HTTPS hurt the previous data?

My client formerly changed the SSL of his website (around 3 years ago). But since then he hasn't implemented the changes in GA account and the URL shown in the account is still HTTP version. If I ...
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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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Difference between Android traffic , Tablet traffic and Mobile traffic in google analytics

I would like to know the difference among Tablet traffic, Android traffic and mobile traffic. Whilst in my opinion Tablets and mobiles can have Android OS, and would like to know the difference among ...
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Require all steps in Google Analytics goals funnel?

I've a funnel with 3 steps. Currently seeing some conversions "missing" step 2 and GA still records it as conversion. Is there a way to require a user to pass through all steps before GA considers it ...
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How can there be fewer sessions than visitors in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I found here a great explanation regarding the difference between users and visitors in GA, but somehow my stats (image attached) show 7330 New Visitors had 7312 Sessions (visits). How can there be ...
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Google Tag Manager - Trigger on asynchronous form

Is there a way within Google Tag Manager to track analytics with an asynchronous form that doesn't redirect to a confirmation page or other. For example, the form when submitted gives you a brief ...
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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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How to listen to gtm events fire from javascript file in my webpage?

I am using gtm with Universal analytics tag in my website. I know gtm fires - "gtm.js", "gtm.click", "gtm.dom", "gtm.load" etc events and send event data to google analytics based on rules specified ...
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How to setup custom dimensions in Google Analytics?

I have been working to track the user visiting my website with their userID. I am able to see the user by using user explorer in the GA View. But i want to fetch the data over the API to do achieve ...
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Simple A/B testing tracking question for GA

I'm wanting to do simple A/B testing for my website and curious how I can leverage the basic features of google analtyics to do this. I found a very close question that already asks what I want, but ...
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Is it really impossible to track (in Google Analytics) Facebook as the referrer for traffic originating from a link to my site in a Facebook post?

I feel like this should be quite simple. I have a website for a small business who's traffic I track/monitor with Google Analytics. I have a FaceBook page for the same business. I make frequent/...
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How to get check multiple events in google analytics in one go?

I want to check the count of multiple events day wise in google analytics. For example, currently, I have to manually filter each of the events. Is there any UI in GA where I can put details of ...
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How to segment users based on secondary dimension in Google Analytics?

We are running AB test and want to check important parameters like exit percentage, bounce rate etc. for both set of users. We run AB test based on our cookie "BWTest". I want to check the above ...
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How do I know what keywords and ads led to a sign-up conversion?

I have two domains: mainsite.example.com and signup.example.com. The former is built by marketing, has SEO, and keyword tracking using Google Ads. The latter has a Google Tag Manager integration. ...
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Mapping User-ID and source/medium/campaign

I'm trying to create a report from my Google Analytics data, which maps user-ids with the source / medium / campaign. So think something like the table you find in the User Explorer, except with the ...
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What should be the checkpoints if the bounce rate drops below 40%?

We did quite a few changes on the website over the last 2 months and apart from the events triggered what else should I be looking at to investigate the dropped bounce rate?
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Excluded url from Google Analytics still appearing in data

I am trying to permanently filter our some data from my Google analytics results so a sub URL plus anything following it is excluded. For example: /examplesuburl/index.html /examplesuburl/about-us/...
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How do I create a list of URLs in Google Data Studio so that I can compare how they change over time?

I want to have a report (in Google Data Studio) showing a list of URLs to see how they improved over time. I thought I could escape my URLs and then use a list like: \/blog|\/other-page|\/yet-...
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Setting up segments in Google Analytics based on custom information

I have just started working on a platform where all the users are known and signed-in. We plan to find out the roles of all of our users so we can begin customising the experience and I was thinking ...
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Google Analytics behaviour flows multple interactions same page

I am looking at Google Analytics behaviour flows report and can see multiple interactions for the same page name some are on the same column and some are on different columns but with traffic flowing ...
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How do I prevent Google Analytics from sending cookies to cookie-less subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm trying to keep GA from setting cookies on static files like images. All the files concerned are loaded from cookie-free subdomains. Is there a way to exclude these subdomains from getting the ...
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Will creating a new Google analytics ID for my website give me access to historical data

I do not have access to the original gmail account associated with a GA Account ID, so I can't access the existing analytics that have been collected for a website that I am currently maintaining. I ...
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How can I track outbound links with Google Analytics?

I currently have a WordPress website, where I would like to be able to create an Event which tracks when visitors click through to a 3rd party web page (outbound link). At present, my website has 3 ...
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What is the risk of giving a 3rd party read only access to Google Analytics?

An agency has asked for access to my Google Analytics. I don't really trust them, but I need them to be able to verify my web site stats. What are the risks associated with giving them read only ...
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Is there a way to track the Page Load Timestamp, of an External Link, for Google Analytics purposes?

In the interest of trying to generate more meaningful insights, I have inserted the following Event snippet into my Google Analytics Tracking code: setTimeout("gtag('event', 'adjusted bounce rate', ...
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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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How to get URL at the time Google analytics event was fired?

I want to track various events on my website. I am defining Category, Action, and Label for each event. How do I track from which page/URL the event got triggered. One way is to put page name in ...