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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Duplicated Audience List Created on Google Ads

Google Ads automatically created duplicated audience lists (All visitors Google Analytics) in my account. Why it creates a duplicated list? How do I remove?
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Does Google Tag Manager Make My Real Time count double in Google Analytics?

This week I encounter a weird real time number in my google analytics. The real time number is about 1000 while the active pages is just about 500. This happens after I put a custom tag manager to ...
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Possibility to make website analytics public?

let's say I wanted to make a google analytics report public (for example to include it through in iframe in an existing website) -- is there any way to do this? ga would be my first choice, but I ...
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Find how by which actions users move through my website [closed]

I have a very simple e-commerce. As you can see in the image, people move from the product page to the checkout page and then in most cases back to the product page. Might be that people just click ...
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In Google Analytics can the URL path of the page be used for the “medium” of direct traffic?

In Google Analytics I have a lot of source:direct medium:none in Traffic Sources. Is it possible to have the page's URL in "medium" instead of none? In other words, if someone enters my website ...
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How to track AMP data on Google Analytics?

Google Analytics (GA) has started showing analytics data wrt to canonical URLs now. Earlier finding AMP pages data in GA was easy as one can easily filter URLs ending with "/amp". But now finding AMP ...
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Difference between Landing Page and Starting Page [duplicate]

This question is regarding Google Analytics Behavior Flow. What is the difference between a landing page and a starting page? I can't find a definite answer anywhere. Some people have suggested the ...
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Filtering View by IP Address isn't excluding traffic

I've set up a filter on my View to exclude views of my website from my phone, more than 24 hours ago, like this - IP address removed I've double checked that the IP address is an exact match, based ...
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How to prevent from fbclid (facebook click ID) from polluting google analytics?

Whenever someone from Facebook clicks on my site's link. fbclid is appended to the actual link which pollutes the entire thing in google analytics. For example say I have a page domain.com/contact ...
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How can I get the value of a dropdown menu outside a form submission with GTM?

I have two dropdowns in my site, one for chosing a region and one for chosing a city. Both dropdowns are not within a form. I want to be able to capture the user's selection of both drodowns' values ...
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Customers are counted as “exits” when they get redirected to Stripe for payment, then as “entrances” when brought back to my thank you page

I've got Stripe checkout sessions set-up on a custom e-commerce site in order to accept payments. This integration is different to the old Stripe Checkout system, where an iframe popped within your ...
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Prestashop: Number of transactions are not equals to products sold

I'm a newbie with Google Analytics and Google Data Studio and between two dates I've got a number X of transactions. Of course, in each transaction, you can buy one or more products, but we are going ...
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Google Analytics - Show logged in users and user status

I have control on the site and can set cookies or whatever necessary to mark the users, but not sure hot to set google analytics to allow me see breakdown of users by the login status and member ...
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How can I track which links are clicked on which pages in Google Analytics?

Consider a website with these three pages: <!-- example.com/shirts --> <body> <a href="amazon.com/red-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/blue-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/fabric-...
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How do I create a segment from my custom goals in Google Analytics?

I have some custom goals in GA based on certain events. For example, scroll 75% of page, video play, social share, a link click to another article etc. are all classed as goals. All together they ...
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Google Analytics reports all real-time views, but doesn't reflect in overview fully

My analytics was working normally, when suddenly in the middle of the day it stopped recording almost all pageviews/sessions in the overview and general views. Tracking works normally, everything ...
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Google Analytics thinks that Paid Search is Organic Traffic

I have been running Google Ads campaigns for last 2 weeks and just noticed that all Google Ads clicks are counted as Organic traffic inside Google Analytics (I know that, because there has been huge ...
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Pagespeed Insights reports that Google Analytics is blocking main thread in page load

I'm chasing page speed, partly as proof that getting 90%+ is consistently achievable. My main issue now is Google Analytics. In the below example, it's loaded via Google Tag Manager, so there's just ...
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One tracking code for many domains

I am a newbie when it comes to GA. I've created a new project that is available on the web through 6 different domains. I want to measure which domain gather the most traffic. To easily compare ...
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How can I display selected events in the Top Events category screen for Google Analytics?

I am trying to filter several events of my event list. I am trying to do it via a segmentation, but it does't work. What is the correct way to do this?
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What's the correct use of dynamic Facebook UTMs for Google Analytics?

This question has two parts: best practice, and issues with reporting. Best practice: Right now, the UTMs that we've set up for our Facebook & Instagram advertising campaigns are dynamically ...
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How can I determine if my site speed is affecting my conversions?

I need to convince my team that our load times are way too high. Load times for the /cart is around 10 seconds and load times for individual pages are around 6 seconds. I've seen all the studies about ...
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Start Time of Page Load in Page Timings in Google Analytics

What's the start event for the 'Page Load Time' in the 'Page Timings' report? I've read that GA uses NavigationTiming API. Is it v1? Is the start event performance.timing.navigationStart? Also, what'...
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On Google Analytics, how can I find the domain name use to reach the site? [duplicate]

I have a domain name A redirecting (HTTP 302) to a domain name B which is tracked by Google Analytics. How can I find the breakdown of visits & users coming through the two? "Referrers" covers ...
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How can we setup correct tracking in Google Analytics for Netlify?

Currently, I have added the GA Tag in our Tag Manager in our Netlify website and it is recording/firing the first page. But as I am visiting the other pages, the GA real time tracking still remains on ...
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What do I need to consider when choosing the data retention period for my Google Analytics?

I have a client that has a data retention period of 26 months for its Google Analytics account. Ideally, I'd like to have user information that goes back for as long as possible. Before I recommend ...
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Can Google Analytics group impressions/clicks by visitors' countries?

I was planning to use PHP to create a tracking system for recording the impressions and clicks of my ads (not served by Google Ads). But during my research on how to design the database, I saw someone ...
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How to edit the website URL in Google Search Console

I've made a mistake and added my site name in Google Search Console with http instead of https. Where can I edit that? Should I remove the property and remake another one? No problems will be ...
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Will changing from target=_blank to target=_self affect SEO or analytics?

I saw that my website is using target="_blank" on internal links due to something I totally missed in the code. So, I changed that to _self, as there is no need to target a new window while they are ...
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Google Tag Manger Event for 301 Redirect

I have an image slider on my website. The entire slide is a link. I created a web page just to have a URL to use for a 301 redirect. Slide links to website.com/sample-page > Redirect is set to ...
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Google Analytics stopped recording traffic all of sudden. Realtime View is not working either

My website http://cityful.net/ is not getting traffic for a few days. ON analytics I got the following notification. It's been a week since it got a new hit by the crawler. Check Search Console Crawl ...
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Configure a Google Analytics filter for blog posts when URLs are mixed with other content

I have a WordPress site with a blog section but also a lot of other content, that is not directly related to the blog. Now I want to use Google Analytics and only see the blog traffic, meaning users ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce doesn't track Social media referrals

I have GA set up with external payment gateway. The cross-domain linker properly tracks both website and the payment gateway. Ecommerce tracks all referrals correctly (direct, organic, newsletters etc....
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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How to detect a keyword that any organic leads come through to our website from google? [duplicate]

Is it possible to track and detect a keyword that cause a lead land to our website and then converting to lead?
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How is it possible that Google Analytics is showing a high bounce rate (50%) on a cart and checkout page?

The cart and checkout pages are not landing pages so it isn't possible for that to be the first page in their session. The exit rate is way too low (approximately 15%) which signals to me that the ...
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Does the position of Google Analytics snippet within the document head (before or after scripts and css) affect tracking data?

The MonsterInsights plugin puts the Google Analytics tracking code before other java scripts and stylesheets. I wanted to reduce by one more the number of plugins that I’m using so I put the Google ...
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How to classify channel, source, and medium from downloaded analytics data the same way GA shows it?

I am trying classify Channel and Source/Medium from Original Data into Channel and Source/Medium as Dashboard of Google Analysis It means that: I exported Original Data from Google Analytics. I ...
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Why do my analytics report that index.php appears in URLs despite friendly URL rewrite rules?

On a website i use mod_rewrite and PHP to create clean URL's. My .htaccess (summary) will look like that shown below: RewriteEngine On #oude pagina's RewriteRule ^nl/links/(.*)/index.php$ /...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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 ...