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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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)...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to send different Events to different Google Analytics accounts from a Same Page?

Scenario : I have created a Web UI, where users can login and validate their ~REPORTS~ by uploading and the reports will be validated in the back-end and the results will be displayed. The reports are ...
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Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce: querying with API

I'm desperately struggling again with the Google documentation, grrr. Please point me somebody to the rigth direction: i want to query Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce through Analytics API. The ...
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Google analytics numbers in graph do not match numbers in table for a single day

Google analytics is not displaying same numbers in the grid and in the graph with a custom dimension included. This is Behavior -> site content -> all pages report. Is this a bug, or I am doing ...
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How does the Google Analytics code run on Wix?

Until recently, all the sites I've worked on have used the standard go to Google Analytics, copy the code, paste the code in a header file. But recently, a business acquaintance asked me about a ...
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GTM how to set up a trigger when message pushed to Data Layer doesn't contain Event variable?

When user clicks on a button a message is sent to the Data Layer, with the relevant information, however it doesn't contain Event To set up a GTM trigger to fire on custom events I need to specify an ...
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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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How do I implement a setTimeout event to adjust the bounce rate with Google Analytics snippet included in Google Tag Manager?

We use this Google Tag Manager (GTM) code on our website: <script> (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=w[l]||[];w[l].push({'gtm.start': new Date().getTime(),event:'gtm.js'});var f=d.getElementsByTagName(...
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Best way to track page views in a multi-tenant application?

I have a multi-tenant website hosting platform—think Squarespace or Wix but for a really niche target market. Each website on the platform can have its own TLD. I want to use Google Analytics to ...
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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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Google Analytics on Blogger site only shows mobile traffic (desktop traffic is filtered)

My Google Analytics only shows mobile traffic. Somehow my desktop traffic is getting filtered. I have not filtered any devices myself. It's a Google Blogger site and the Universal Analytics ID is ...
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Google Ads - Is there a way to create a report which shows Search Queries by Location?

I have a campaign which has location targeting to the entire radius of my city. It has collected data from various areas within the city. Now my client wants to open a new location in a specific ...
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Filtering out ghost traffic from Google Analytics

Recently I've been experiencing a large amount of (what I think is) ghost traffic. I need help in creating a filter to exclude this traffic from my Google Analytics. URL's are showing up that have ...
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Adblocker blocks Analytics Code

I am using the following code, unlike old GA codes(which are different too), the following code is blocked by my own browser uBlock Origin plugin. My other GA codes are not blocked despite of Ad ...
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How do I use the ga() function in Google Analytics when the tag is in Google Tag Manager: Uncaught ReferenceError: ga is not defined

I'm following this: But in my real code, I've used google tag manager to manage google analytics. So I have just one script in the head of my website which belongs to gtm: (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=...
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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 ...