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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Do I lose anything by not sending the actual “page_title” to Google Analytics?

I was thinking of maybe stop sending page titles to my page_view hits on Analytics. Well, not removing it entirely, but send standardized titles, like: page_title: "Contact Page" instead of ...
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How to separate 2 different types of search events in my Google Analytics data?

I've got two kinds of searches in my website: /blog/search?q=some-blogpost /products/search?q=some-product I want to be able to analyze the searches my users are making on both of those channels ...
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How to exclude URL parameters from Google Analytics reports?

The number of unique URLs on our site exceeds the limit in our Google Analytics. We tried to exclude URL Query Parameters in the View Settings but it doesn't work, GA continue to record all of them as ...
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How to send data to multiple tracking ID's using gtag.js?

I have a website that is present in multiple countries. It's a single page app, and the country-specific information and translation is handled by the domain. My code detects if it's on a es domain ...
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Data streams from Google Analytics 4 for a Single Page App page views?

I'm implementing Analytics in a new project and it seems to have changed. Now they have this Data Stream properties, where you collect a bunch of data automatically. https://support.google.com/...
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GTM blocks anchor tag href redirect when rel=“noreferrer” on Chrome/Firefox/Edge

A website has an anchor tag that redirects to the home page, when the tag has rel="noreferrer" on it, GTM will block the redirect but still trigger and count any click events for GA. Reason ...
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Filter E-Commerce transactions by event

I have an event that fires whenever a user picks a specific payment method. It has an event category of 'Payment Methods' and a Label of 'Finance'. I am trying to exclude any of these transactions ...
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Google Analytics pie chart and line graph showing opposite data for new and returning visitors

The top and bottom graphs in the screenshot are talking about the same data. But the pie chart is giving the opposite information than the line chart! Why does it occur?
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What is the proper ratio of Hit vs Pageview recorded by GA?

There are big differences between Hit counts on my website and GA's pageview number. For example, GA shows the below article has only 34 pageviews. As you can see in the picture, I choose Behavior->...
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Histogram view of event value distribution

We're using Event Tracking to keep track of interactions with rich native advertising units. Events are fired any time a page containing the unit is loaded (to determine denominator for interaction %)....
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Google Analytics not showing accurate data of UTM-tags

My UTM-tags are being activated as they do show up in Google Analytics real-time traffics tab. I can exactly see my medium and source whenever I test them. However, when I go into all campaigns the ...
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Will referrer info get lost in Google Analytics if i 301 from HTTP to HTTPS?

If we have a bunch of backlinks from HTTPS sites, but they link to the http://example.com version of our site or example.com. Even if our site is HTTPS and once traffic gets driven to those URLS ...
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Why is the Google Analytics keyword report showing items that start with “cache:”?

When I check Google Analytics, I see some keywords like cache:2933b974en0J:https://example.com/subservice/well-digging Why is this showing in google analytics? What is the problem? How can I solve it?...
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Wordpress Websites Getting High Traffic for the non-Existent Pages like a DDOS Attack

I'm facing a weird situation where my 10 WordPress websites are getting hits for non-existent pages. Mostly those pages which we never created or had in our websites. I searched about it and found Non-...
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GTM event working but is not showing in Google Analytics Events, why?

I add the Tag Manager code and Google Analytics code on my website. in tag manager, I create a Button click event. And It's working in Tag manager preview mode but not showing in Google Analytics real-...
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Google Analytics: In view setting, does choosing http or https impact the data?

About 1 month ago, I added SSL to my Joomla website and forced all http to https in its setting. But I forgot to change the setting in my Goolge Analytics view setting. Will this impact my data? I am ...
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Google Analytics/Tag Master - Tracking unique pageviews with events on a given page

I have set up GA & GTM to do the following: Track when an outgoing link is clicked. Track when an outgoing email address is clicked (mailto:) Google Analytics records this as 2 separate events, ...
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Should I be tracking my users on my web app? [closed]

With California cookies law, GDPR and all that, I've started to think if I even need to track my users' behavior when cookies need to be opt-in? How accurate is it in real life? What will happen if I ...
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Goals in Bing Ads are not exactly sourced from running Bing Ads? Could it be from running Google Ads?

I have been running Google ads for a few months now where I track the conversion goals using tags. Now, I'm experimenting with Bing Ads and I have enabled tagging + conversion goals. I have got a ...
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Google Tag Manager and AMP

I am setting up AMP for my news site. Does anyone know if there is Google Tag Manager Support? I know you can use Google Analytics. I wonder if I use GA tracking code on all /amp/ pages it will track ...
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Google Analytics showing named URL for every page except the home page which only shows a forward slash

My main homepage URL in analytics does not have a name and is just showing as a '/': Every other page on the site is has a name following the '/' for example '/sign-gallery. I am worried that my site ...
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Can Google Analytics count visitors from social media through our site to an affiliate link?

Is there are any way to track how many visitors come from a social media channel like Facebook to a landing page and from here to an external page (although an affiliate)?
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Google Ads Clicks = Analytics Paid + Organic?

We're using google analytics through tag manager and google ads to acquire leads. We noticed something we cannot explain and have begun doubting the validity of our data in general: For a given month, ...
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How to track 2Checkout payments in Google Analytics?

I want to track the flow of customers, like how many of them are coming to checking page and how many of them are making purchase and which page they are going to after purchasing. I use 2Checkout Buy ...
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Can I add utm tracking parameters to affiliate clicks via a cloaked link?

I own an affiliate blog through which I started earning commissions in the last couple of months. With that said, I'm having a hard time tracking my converting articles. Whenever i get a commission ...
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In Google Analytics 4, how do I link AdSense?

I have previously had AdSense and Google Analytics linked, then I decided to upgrade to the latest Google Analytics 4 (formerly known as App + Web) Under this new Analytics I have no AdSense data ...
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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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Can I put Google Adsense and Analytics at the end of the page instead of the beginning?

I wrote a very fast website that scored 99% on GTMetrix and PageSpeed Insights. Then I added Google Analytics and Google Adsense to the site, adding the scripts to the head section, as advised by ...
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Exceptional spike in traffic: can Google Analytics help to know the reason?

Imagine your traffic is like this, with a spike that is 2 times higher than usual average values (sometimes it can be x3 or x10): In order to find the reason, of course you can manually go to ...
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Filtering by source in Google Analytics Data Studio shows no data

When I try to filter by the betika.com source filter, it doesn't show any data at all. Here are two screen shots: one with the filter configuration and the other with the result.
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Does Google Analytics 4 show an exact count of returning users?

This is in regards to the new Google Analytics 4. While looking for exact numbers on the returning users, there is only one place i observed. It is under Life Cycle -> Retention -> Overview. ...
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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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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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Google Analytics not displaying goal conversion

I have created a goal when i click verify it shows conversion rate, but Analytics shows me 0% conversions for the past 7 days. Why is it so..?
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“HTTP response detected” errors in Google Tag Assistant, do I need to fix them? (and how?)

I am getting the following error by Google Tag Assistant: No HTTP response detected My data is still showing up in GA main dashboard. So do I even need to fix the error? How do I fix it? I ...
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How to add a goal in Google Analytics based on the fragment identifier?

I want to add Goal in Google Analytics with the same URL twice with a different values such as www.example.com/checkout#shipping www.example.com/checkout#payment these are on the same page with ...
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If I remove a property from Google Search Console and re-add it few days later, will it have any future bad impact for indexation / SEO?

I made the mistake of adding a property without thinking of a few things I wanted to take care of before the final site goes live. I'm in the process of getting an SSL certificate, replacing some ...
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Can I delete the newly created but unused universal analytics property when upgrading to Google Analytics 4?

I've upgraded to GA4 and kept my UA GA. The upgrade created two new properties: one with a new UA code and another one without. Of course the new property with the new UA doesn't get any traffic since ...
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Google analytics event goal onclick link

I want to use an event goal onclick for tag and the goal I used doesn't work <a onClick="ga('send', 'event', 'Captain', 'Click', 'Captain telegram', '1');" href="http://1go.ir/FUSeN&...
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Cross domain tracking: Migrate Universal Analytics linkerParam to Analytics 4

In Universal Analytics when we used cross domain tracking, we were able to add our custom param to any url with the following code. It appends the _ga= param to the urls. function getUrl(url) { ...
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Can Google Analytics track video with tracking parameters?

If I link my Google Analytics ID to my YouTube channel, would individual videos be able to tracked via parameters? For example, if one clicks on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMPzDiraNnA&...
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How can Screen Resolution be smaller than Browser Size in Google Analytics?

I see that the "screen resolution" is smaller than the "browser size" in MANY cases. How is that possible? Some of these entries look a bit fishy. Any ideas what's going on? Is ...
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Cross Domain Tracking with Multiple GA UA Properties, Single GTM Container

I have a client who wants to route page views into separate GA Properties based off a returnUrl UTM. I am trying to configure this in one tag using one GTM container. I know that using cookies for ...
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Hour of day of a pageview/event/purchase, but in the visitor's timezone?

Note: this is totally different to Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics, for the reason explained below. It's possible to view the "hour of day" of pageviews/...
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Traffic has dropped to zero in Google Analytics but impressions and clicks are recorded in Search Console

For some strange reason, the data in Search Console is persistent but Google Analytics has reported a sharp drop in the traffic to almost zero. Here is my last 28 days data for both: Search Console: ...
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Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics

How can I know the hours of a day in which my site is the busiest from Google Analytics? I need the graph to take data from last week's visits and show the sum of visits for every hour of the day.
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Why is percentage of new users not 100% on day 1?

Looking at the first week we started using Google Analytics (this is a few years ago, so all numbers have been processed), I see these numbers: Overview: Users: 1689 Sessions: 2533 Percentage new ...
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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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Multiple groups of similar sites under a single Google Analytics account. Better to setup them in property or view?

I run 4 separate business so I use 4 Google Analytics accounts. 300 web-sites in single Google Analytics account In ONE of the business, we plan to roll-out about 300 websites, with about 10 engines, ...
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Should I remove ecommerce tracking after added enhanced ecommerce tracking?

I was using the ecommerce tracking tag which is ga('ecommerce:addTransaction', { 'id': '1234', // Transaction ID. Required. 'affiliation': 'Acme Clothing', // Affiliation or ...

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