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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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What kind of metrics should I include in my Google Analytics and Data studio dashboard? [closed]

I'm a client who's been presented with both Google analytics dashboard and a data studio report by my team. It's quite overwhelming for me to understand it in a go. Although I'm trying to learn from ...
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Google analytics - Goal convesions showing up in "verify" but not in the goal view [duplicate]

Im trying to setup some goal tracking in google analytics on a new website. The goals were not working, because i missed the trailing / from the URL. Ive now added the / and when i try to verify the ...
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Google Analytics - How to combine language codes - abc.com/xyz/ and abc.com/en/xyz/

I couldn't find a specific thread about combining URLs with language codes in GA but am happy to be pointed towards an existing thread. I would like to combine abc.com/ and abc.com/en/ URLs in GA as ...
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Any downside of using `UTM` tags for backlinks to my site?

Ive been trying to get more information from google analytics about our website referral sources, but like most people 90% of the traffic is showing up a "direct". To get around this for ...
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GTM + GA4 init after consent - Data loss?

Question about something I am not sure about. But the way I set everything up for my ecommerce site is: When people will visit the page they will get a Cookie Consent Bar which you can accept or will ...
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Get a custom user stats using Analytics API

We have the following scenario: Website A has GTAG installed and tracks every page visit, sending a internalUserId along in the dataLayer (when the user is logged). Website B is a CRM where we list ...
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How can Google Search Console traffic > Google Analytics traffic?

I have worked with Google Search Console (GSC) and Google Analytics (GA) for long enough to know that organic GA traffic to a specific page is typically higher than GSC traffic to the same page. ...
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Google Analytics (G4) - Internal Traffic as Dimension

How can I use the Internal Traffic as a Dimension in my reports? So I set up internal traffic on my GA4 Google Analytics which works great. Now in my data filters currently my filter is set to "...
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How to connected Google Analytics 4 to Google Ads Campaign to track goals?

Trying to connect Google Analytics 4 (GA4) to my google ads account, but in the google ads campaign it only pulls the old, universal analytics properties (UA). Is there a way for google ads to pull ...
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get list of Queries Per URL by google analytics or search Console

I want to generate a report like this: I could not find the custom report in google Analytics or search console. Is there any other way to do this?
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How to filter a Google Analytics report by url query params?

I try to aggregate the several variations depending on query values of a page to one result, so page.php, page.php?action=edit, page.php?action=history, ... is about the same page. Using a filter (see ...
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Form submission tag not fired

I want to create a goal from google tag manager and link it to google analytics goal event then link it to google ads for Target CPA. I added all images here. I don't know which part I did wrong (...
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Organic and Referral Traffic mismatch on Google Analytics

I am here once again. I have noticed that one of my client's website Organic traffic and referral traffic data have mismatched on Google analytics. When I calculate daily organic data of last 7 day's ...
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Google Analytics: how to track clicks on link in extern campagin

In a scenario where a website URL is linked into a newsletter, how can I track how many clicks that URL gets?
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The difference in the number of GA and GSC clicks

I have a problem that in GA in the tab Acquisition -> Search Console -> Landing pages in the column Clicks I have the value 679, while in the tab Acquisition -> Search Console -> Queries I ...
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Google Analytics Performance

We are using Google Analytics on our website. The last two resources loaded are from googletagmanager.com and google-analytics.com. The download time for these two resources is a total of 370ms for ...
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How to set up cross domain tracking between a root and subdomain that each have their own GTM and GA containers

I have ads pointing to our root domain "mydomain.com" and the conversions occur on our subdomain "convert.mydomain.com". I lose any source channel attribution and any conversion/...
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How to Track AdSense Abusive Traffic in Google Analytics?

My website has received some direct traffic from USA New York, which has 79 Users with 83 Sessions and it caused 307 Ads clicks of US$2k+ in revenue with 389 page views. 90% of the revenue is from &...
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Why transaction revenue from google search result go to Direct not Organic Search?

I'm little confused in google analytics channel. I'm trying to checkout a product on my website but why is the revenue go to Direct instead of Organic Search? The way I checkout the product is as ...
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Destination url in google analytics not set for google shopping ad

I set up a Google Shopping Ad based on a feed from my merchant center. I connected my Google Analytics with my google Ads but for some reason the "destination url" in the Google Analytics ...
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Why are URLs auto-generated for my blogs on main domain in place of sub-domain?

I discovered a new problem in my website's organic search analytics. On our website, we've set up blogs with the subdomain "blog.website.co." However, I discovered that some blog URLs are ...
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Google Analytics: Filtes query include only homepage with subdirectory

I want to create a Regex query to filter only the homepage with some subcategories. I have multi-language home pages with the this structure: mail.example.com/en/ example.com/ example.com/de/categoy/...
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Google analytics numbers for a Shiny visualistion in an iframe are way less than the parent page

I have a few Shiny apps visualization which is are hosted on Shinyapps.io which is then embedded on my website in an iframe. We have quite a few of these apps that we use on the website and we have ...
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On a new installation of Google Analytics 4 & Google Tag Manager, do I need to duplicate all tags?

I have installed Google Analytics 4 along with Universal Analytics and Google Tag Manager to track traffic to our 4 websites. There are literally hundreds of events (triggers/tags) being tracked now ...
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Google Analytics Data Discrepancy when using secondary dimensions

When pulling the data by source/medium dimension (or any dimension) the numbers are not matching up when we run the same report without the source/medium dimension (or without any dimension). Further ...
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Does Google analytics count as new users if users not revisit within 24hours on IOS14?

With regards to first party cookies, does Google analytics count as new users if the users not revisit on the website within 24 hours as a first party cookie is deleted within 24 hours?
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google analytics code isn't working

I have the following Google Analytics code installed on my website: <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r]....
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Domain cookie (_ga) from upper-level domain

I have deleted Google analytics account, Google site Kit plugin and Google .html verification file from the server about 30 min ago. Yet, I see a _ga cookie still being set. For example, we can take ...
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10 seconds on site within Google Analytics versus Tag manager Timer

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic coming from our marketing campaigns. For one of our customers we are currently running vastly different campaigns on the same site. To easily split the ...
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Google Tag Manager Cross Domain not working

I recently implemented Cross Domain tracking on 2 domains. First, I added my GTM script on the second domain (who already had another GTM script). Then, on the GTM, on the GA Pageview tag, I added the ...
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Page path level option in Google Data Studio

I have issue about Page path level, My URLs is like these: example.com/en/news/post-id/title and I want show just post-id in a column But in my data studio in dimension there is no Page path level ...
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Google NID cookie is set despite consent

Question is, is there a way to absolutely block NID cookie prior to user has given any consent or denied it? Website in question. I'm using ComplianZ plugin in Wordpress. Have used CookieYes plugin ...
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Capture Subdomain Conversion Sources (Goals) in Google Analytics

I have the main domain (www.example.com.br) where it receives all visitors (organic, paid, direct). But where the registration is done is dashboard.example.com.br, but the origin does not correctly ...
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Suitability of ga:timeOnPage and ga:avgTimeOnPage as a quality metric

I want to use the time on page as a quality metric for a set of URLs. If the difference between both is like: Avg Time on Page = Time on Page / ( Pageviews - Exits) Which metric is more suitable to ...
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GTM event not linking to event goal in Google Analytics. Is this the correct set up?

I am trying to track views of YouTube videos embedded on a website. I have successfully set up an event tag in GTM using the following metrics: The events are firing in the Real Time > Events ...
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In Google Analytics, how does one make domains in the Referral Exclusion List also appear in the "Full Referrer" dimension?

We set up a Referral Exclusion List for our Google Analytics properties, foo.example.com and bar.example.com. However, now when we look at the "Full Referrer" dimension of page views and ...
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GA4 Configuration Tag Firing Status "Failed"

I have 2 environments set up in GTM (Live and UAT) using the Constant Variable and Lookup Table for GA4 Config Tag implementation. The live environment works fine, but the UAT environment does not. ...
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How do I visualize current site traffic from multiple Google Analytics accounts on a single dashboard?

I'd like some advice how to visualize current web traffic from 13 different e-shops (13 separate GA accounts) in real time. We are currently using Tableau for visualization, where we are dragging data ...
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HTTP response code indicates tag failed to fire: Status 404. Publishing new version in GTM does not work

I installed the GA4 via GTM. Everything worked fine, I already implemented a few custom events. Now I see that the GA4 is no longer retrieving data due to the error: The HTTP response code indicates ...
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Using Google Analytics on a Javascript widget

I've built Javascript widgets that have been installed on other websites. How can I use google analytics on my widgets like I would use analytics on a web page to track the traffic? FYI, the ...
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Why might Google analytics behavior flow show visitors going from the homepage to a page that isn't linked from it?

I was looking at my behavior flow chart and I noticed that people are going from the homepage to a page that can't be accessed from the homepage at all. What do you think could be the reason for this ...
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Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Behavioural Flow not populating

GA: UA behavioural flow worked perfectly (I think, I am getting confused on all the different implementations) when I added this snippet of code to my app.component of my Angular 10 project: ...
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Weird increase of url visited reported in Google Analytics

Oddly, there has been lately a very significant increase of 404 errors detected in Google Console Insights for some website I run. I checked Google Analytics for that website: the URLs that give the ...
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Does Google Analytics report on social media referrals?

I already know how to show device type that customer use when click link that contain gtag. Now I want to know which social media that customer uses when they click the link. Example, I share my link ...
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Google Tag Manager: UA tag not firing and having issues with GTM tag assistant

(I have a created a new container to test the stuff below as the original one is too complex with many tags for various campaigns/analytics) So I have 3 tags a simple tag that is of type 'custom HTML&...
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How can I display data about a custom event on a particular page using GA4 Analytics?

So using GTM, I designed a custom event and I am able to collect data and send it to Google Analytics. However, the data collected is about that event in general, not about that event occurring on a ...
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How can I use Google Analytics to find 404 pages?

I am trying to use Google Analytics to find 404 pages using the following set of instructions: To begin, go to Google Analytics and then navigate to Customization » Custom Reports. Now click on + New ...
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Is there equivalent functionality for Universal Analytics behavioural flow in Google Analytics 4?

Google Analytics: Universal Analytics behavioural flow was a fantastic tool and so simple to use. But I have had to change to Google Analytics 4 and this feature is not as clear. I cannot tell if it ...
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Unknown visit in Google Analytics from Facebook after post with Graph API

I'm using Graph API to sent post to my Facebook page. After a few minutes later, in google analytics I'm seeing visits from 2-3 countries from different places of the world. And they all go a 404 page....
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Why checkout step not recorded in the Google Analytics report?

I'm making an enhanched ecommerce tracking with google analytics. I'm following the existing implementation in gtag.js. I have 4 checkout steps including shipping method data, payment method data, ...

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