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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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Increase in self-referrals in Google Analytics since implementation of CDN

Since the implementation of a CDN, my self-referrals have gone from being non-existent to thousands per day, the referral report in analytics with full referrer as a secondary dimension show that the ...
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How to exclude single sign on linkedin.com as a referral source without also excluding valid linked in referrals?

I'm using LinkedIn's Single Sign On, and when they redirect authorized users back to my site, the referring domain is "linkedin.com". For Google (accounts.google.com) I can simply exclude 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 payment gateway referrals whack-a-mole

My employer uses third-party payment gateways to process debit and credit card payments on our website. Until recently, including these in GA's Referral Exclusion list has been adequate to make sure ...
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“google.co.uk / referral” in Source/Medium of Google Analytics

Google Search results appear to be coming up in our Google Analytics as Referrals. I've tested using a Realtime report, and it's definitely proper search results, not traffic from a different Google ...
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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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Custom dimensions become undefined the second time I view them on the debugger

I think this is a Google Tag Manager bug, but I want to confirm. I'm using Google Tag Manager with the preview mode, which opens the debugging tool in my site. At first, the summary of fired tags ...
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Getting the date by week using dimension ga:week

Im confused how to get the date in my weekly report chart. How can I get the range since its filtered by week, I want my dates to be per week like: Aug 01, 2019 to Aug 04, 2019 and so on... Here's Im ...
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How to know if Google Analytics Property is going to exceed 10M Hit Limit? Other than checking on Google Analytics? Any API's given by Google?

I am using free version of GoogleTagManager and GoogleAnalytics for getting analytics my website. The free version of Google Analytics allows for up to 10 million hits per month, per property as per ...
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Does a conversion reset the attribution in Google Analytics?

Using the Last Google Ads Click attribution model a sale is attributed to "Paid Search" if there was a valid ad click within the conversion window regardless of any other channel clicks that happened ...
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Analytics imported conversions show as “No recent conversions”

I have imported a few goals from Analytics into Google Ads, but they show as "No recent conversions": The reason it's confusing me is that there are quite a few conversions in Analytics. I believe ...
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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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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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“/for_domain/” is getting prepended to all URLs in Google Analytics reports

I have several GA accounts tracking various domains. For some unknown reason, /for_domain/ is being added to front of some of my page URLs. I have tried to exclude them from being reported in the ...
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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 do I measure pageviews, clicks, and subscriptions from different buttons within my site using Google Analytics?

I want to measure where on my website sign-ups to newsletters come from. ie: Are signups coming from my homepage's signup CTA button at the top? Are signups coming form my hompage's signup CTA ...
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Can I use Google Analytics Data Import to import notes?

I use lots of notes in my Google Analytics. I pretty much note everything that I do. I wondered if I could import and export notes. It would be really useful for me to be able to download a CSV ...
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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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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 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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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 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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How to reset the Google Analytics cookies?

I asked this question over on StackOverflow, and someone suggested that I might have better luck here, so here it is: I am working on an app that will be running on a single touchscreen device in a ...
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How can you share an audience from Google Analytics to Facebok remarketing

Can you use the audience lists that you created in Analytics, in Facebook or you should create them straight in Facebook?
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Google analytics - Find out Returning Users from time span less than two years

I know that Google Analytics considers a user who has visited a site in the last 2 years a Returning User. I'm trying to find out whether it would be possible to check what % of users were Returning ...
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Conversion tracking in google analytics with GTM

I have recently installed Google Tag manager on a Magento webshop, and added my analytics code to a tag, and my Adwords Conversion info to another tag. Sales are now being tracked fine in Google ...
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Google Analytics Goal Funnel wrong results when Date Filter is Changed

I am facing issue in funnel visualization report. In my goal funnel visualization for step 1 for a specific date range, I see one of my page URLs as an exit. But when I expand the date range filter, ...
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Migrating a website from one stack to another reports different data on the new analytics

My site domain is example.com There are 2 different stacks behind it (stack A which is the old stack and stack B which is the one we are migrating to). Both stacks have Google Analytics set up. Some ...
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In Google Analytics, how do you only show data for a subset of pages?

I have a web application which consists of the application itself and marketing pages. How do I show data only for the marketing pages? Location, OS, devices etc. I have created a custom segment ...
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I have more new users than new sessions in Google Analytics

I have nearly 250 more new users than new sessions. My understanding is that these two metrics should be identical, and that one reason users might be higher than sessions (in general) is a use case ...
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Funnel visualisation vs Reverse goal path

I manage an e-commerce and I created 10 different goals on Google Analytics - all of them with "destination" that "equals to" the URL of purchase completed. Also I created for all the goals, the ...
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In Google Analytics e-commerce data, should the product price include tax?

Should the product price include tax in Google Analytics e-commerce data? Is that tax then tracked separately?
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DataLayers, Wordpress and Analytics not showing any info

I'm trying to use a JS function to retrieve data from categories, posts and etc, but I can't get any data. Here is the code I've been trying to use: gtm_datalayers = function() { var dataLayer = ...
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Google Analytics listing hundreds of pages that are not from my site

lately i'm getting very strange pageviews in my GA report. On the tracked domain i have only 4 pages active. Instead of getting the report only for those pages i see 481 pages viewed on the tracked ...
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Missing Google Analytics Accounts from GA iOS app?

I have 26 website tracking codes currently directly under my Google Analytics account, plus a large handful of shared access accounts (roughly 40 total accounts combined). The last 4 or 5 direct ...
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How do you trigger a Google Analytics event for section scroll using Google Tag Manager?

We have section in a page where the content inside the section in scrollable within that particular section. i.e the Height of the section is fixed but we can add any length of content inside that ...
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Can I set a saved report or shortcut as the default Google Analytics home page?

By default, http://analytics.google.com comes to the Home dashboard, that can also be found here: Is there a way to set a "Saved report" or "Shortcut" as default home page for analytics when going to ...
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Filter internal traffic in Analytics and variable IP

How to filter internal traffic in Google Analytics if I do not have a fix IP? I have followed Google instructions and I only see the option of filtering introducing my IP https://support.google.com/...
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GA: Can Unique Screen/Page Views be combined with Hit-level Custom Dimensions?

I take it from Google's documentation and this thread that unique screen/pageviews are hit-level based. Hence, custom dimensions with hit-level scope and unique views should be combinable. However, ...
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Google Analytics: How to get WeChat traffic to show as a social network

One of our clients is doing a lot of advertising on WeChat, the leading social network in China (800M+ active users). As it's an international client, we're using Google Analytics as main platform for ...
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How to link a signup with a utm source across multiple steps with google analytics and mixpanel?

Currently I am running an ad champaign to get users to click on a link to my wordpress site. The link uses utm_source code google-ads. Once the user is on the wordpress landing pages, they can click ...
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Where does campaign source “LIN” come from in Google Analytics?

We are running digital campaigns on two websites and both are recording a top traffic driver where the campaign source = LIN. There are no other campaign parameters (campaign, medium, etc.) and we ...
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After changing Google Analytics Custom Dimensions from user id to user name, some ids are still showing up in reports

I have a WordPress website and I setup a custom dimension in Google Analytics to log, as a custom dimension, the blog post authors user ID. This worked fine. I have since changed this to now log the ...
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Google Analytics include hostnames beyond character limit

In an effort to prevent ghost spam, I am trying to filter traffic by hostname in Google Analytics. I have found several hostnames that appear legitimate, and now the length of these hostnames in regex ...
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Google analytics - how do I submit a non-integer event value?

I'm using the following code to submit events to GA: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)...
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Is it possible to override the Browser name in Google Analytics?

I was curious how many of my visitors were using the Tor browser and wrote a script to detect it. Since that browser sets the user agent as Windows/Firefox, it means the data (however small) in Google ...
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Connecting different goal types to see correlations in Google Analytics

I am looking for a way to connect asset download goals early in the buying cycle with signups at the end of the cycle. My website has complex buying cycle that happens over the course of months, for ...
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How to enable Site search tracking in Google Analytics when query parameter is a fragment identifier?

I am trying to enable site search tracking on my intranet, but because the query parameter is a fragment identifier, I get no result. Here is the URL of a search result for the word "paper": https://...
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Google Analytics shows sessions but zero users

Is this crazy? Why is Google Analytics showing sessions but no users?
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Google analytics incorrectly labels all goal conversions as coming from repeat visitors

I've set up an event based goal on 2 sites which fires when the user converts. On one site everything is fine - 80% conversions come from new visitors, 20% from repeat visitors, but for some reason it ...