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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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Conversion Tracking on 3rd party Website using Google Tag Manager

I have the following scenario: Website A contains product description and links to the booking website B where the user places his order. I need to track conversions placed on the website B and have ...
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How get Google Analytics report of selected pages using an regex?

We want to make a report of visitors of a selected set of pages. So we use "Behavior" > "Site Content" > "All Pages". We fill in part of the pagenames, so FR_PLT* for pages FR_PLT_01, FR_PLT_02 and ...
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Google Search console noindex and property errors

I'm having a series of problems with Google Search Console and I'm finding it hard to fix. My site is set as a Domain Property, everything works fairly well, except at some point about a month and a ...
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Understanding external vs. self referrals to landing pages in GA

I'm trying to get an understanding of how many visits to landing pages (e.g. /) are coming from external referrers (e.g. Google/other search engines, direct) vs. self referrers (people clicking links ...
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How to Measure the ROI from SEO Campaigns

How can I measure SEO activities ROI: including on-page and Off-page SEO. As you know any big business has a common organic traffic growth. also, SEO can affect direct traffic. so is there any way ...
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Google Tag Manager blocked in China..?

Our site uses Google Tag Manager and we have China users having issues - pointing to GTM as the culprit. I know and read that major google services are blocked in China, but does this include www....
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Data on Google Analytics reports for “pages” doesn't match the report for “page titles”

I am curious as to what would cause the data for Pages to report differently than Page Titles, in theory, shouldn't they be the same? For instance, using the month of October, under "Pages" and ...
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In Google Analytics report it is showing $1M can anyone help how to get it? [closed]

In Google Analytics report it is showing $1M can anyone help how to get it? What this report means? Is this real report? Does it means in my Google account this amount is there... somewhere? Can ...
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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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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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Track a user over multiple sessions in analytics

I have a site that is sending me visitors with a referrer in the query string (example.com/refer=bob for example). I do not have control over the string sent, but it's always the same. If the ...
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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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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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Why are users from “rest of world” countries landing to our UK site and not our defined ROW site?

I have my site set up so that users from uk will land on /uk and then everyone else lands to /rw (rest of world) however I am seeing a large portion of traffic from ROW countries landing on the UK ...
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If an event action is a goal, would the event ever get traced but not the goal?

I have an Event Action set up as a Goal. I can see the events taking place in the events report, but the goal - for the same events - is not being picked up. Why would that be? So lets say I have an ...
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View a graph of pageviews over time for a particular URL from Google Analytics data

There used to be a motion chart in GA to show page view by all URLs. But that’s not working anymore. Is there a way to pull up all pageview by each URL, consolidate it into a single graph over time? ...
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Google Analytics show different data from January now than it did last month

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics for January 2019. This week I look at the same month, and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why it changed? I've ...
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Google Analytics subdomain filter is filtering out virtual page views

I have a reporting view setup with a filter to show only the traffic to the subdomain. I can see in realtime view that it is correctly showing only traffic to the subdomain. However, it seems that no ...
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Google Analytics real-time tracking inaccurate?

I have a website that has had a decent spike in popularity. It's a real-time multiplayer game, and on average I have around 100 users at once. You can see this if you total all of the first numbers in ...
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Google Analytics: Exit page report differs from conversions

I have an issue determining my checkout pages exit percentage. Looking at the site's database event information for a single day I am given the following information: Entered checkout - 306 ...
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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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Events as Goals in Google Analytics for funnel visualization & flow

tl;dr Can Events (triggered and passed to GA by Tag Manager) be set up as Goals in GA to be used in funnel visualisation & flow without setting up a virtual pageview? Context Our lead funnel is ...
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Clubbing together network websites as subdomains and impact on Google Analytics reporting

We have set two milestones for our business that has a network of websites: To generate 50,000 impressions per month so as to make our site eligible for selling ad space on a premium marketplace for ...
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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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Track links from a Facebook ad to an external site but display in my analytics dashboard

I am placing Facebook ad. The call to action in the ad is a link to a scheduling response card hosted by a third-party service -- not my domain, not my server. I would like to track links from the ...
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Drop in referral data due to HTTP, changed to HTTPS no recovery referral data since (in the last year)

We changed our site from HTTP to HTTPS about a year ago. We have a static website, with no functionality for user input, so did not see it as an imperative to change to HTTPS anytime sooner, the ...
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Do redirects affect google analytics?

I have a website that redirects in the following manner: https://example.com/drugs/paracetamol.html http://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html - 302 https://example.com/drugs/new-paracetamol.html -...
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Google Analytics data changing

Last week I took sessions and user data from google analytics. This week I look at the same month (January 2019) and the figures are different. Can anyone explain to me why both are changing? Ive ...
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Avg Page Load time is 0.00 for pageviews > 100 in a week and its higher for p.v. <100 in a week

Some of the pages in my client's website are with pageviews > 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Load Time is 0.00 sec and if PageViews < 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Time is displayed. ...
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How can i create conversion rate dashboard report for product pages with one type of information?

I am trying to get a dashboard reporting on product pages with certain type of information (Example: Product with youtube video vs product without youtube video). So i have create a datalayer and ...
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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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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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Change timezone in Google Search Console

Is there any way to change timezone in Google Search Console? or google account?
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Google Analytics: Matching parameters for Goals using regular expression option

I have two goals setup in Google Analytics - a subscription order and a one time order. Both goto the same thank you page put produce different parameters. Using the regular expression option in the ...
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How can I tell which page a homepage card click has led the user to?

Scenario: I have a homepage with multiple cards leading to different articles. I want to find out where these homepage card clicks lead the user. i.e. which articles received homepage card clicks? ...
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Reporting trident token or other indications of a user in compatibility mode within Google Analytics

I have noticed that the number of users reporting to be using Internet Explorer 9 is high (2%) within browser & OS in Google Analytics. Reviewing the user agent it's clear a higher number of these ...
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Google Analytics: How can I exclude a country from reports?

Hi is it possible to exclude traffic from a certain country in google analytics? If yes, how do I do it?
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Campaign based expiration of session in Google analytics - organic vs paid

Does entrance to the website by search and click on organic results expire the last session in google analytics with the same condition but another search term? both organic search source (Not Ads) ...
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Getting the utm_source value

I've been trying to achieve following but without success. I have a task where I have to get the utm_source value and pass it to the form. As an example if user types in on google the domain and goes ...
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google tag manager universal analytics tag wont fire

I have a form using clickdimensions from which I would like to track which pages the form is being submitted on (it appears on almost every page on the site) I have code set up to push an event to ...
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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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Analytics: CloudFlare vs Google - What discrepancy is too big?

Been using CloudFlare for one of our sites for about a week now, and CloudFlare reports 450% more real visitor page views than Google Analytics (so that's not bots or blocked threats). I understand ...
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How to exclude SSO linkedin.com as a referral source

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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In Google Tag Manager I have two Google Analytic tags, and want to know if my setup is correct

Google analytics beginner here. I'm developing a new way to capture custom dimensions for my team's site, and I want to know if there's anything that looks wrong with my setup. In Google Tag Manager,...
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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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Track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately on Google Analytics?

How can I track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately from Google Analytics.
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Why are cities (e.g. Diamond Bar) over-represented in Google Analytics?

When I look at our web site breakdown by city I see that a city named "Diamond Bar" is supposedly responsible for a huge 20% of pageviews for some pages. This is with a significant sample size (30,...