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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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Sharing internal traffic filter across GA4 properties

I manage multiple websites for a large multi-national (dozens of offices around the world, each with its own set of IP addresses). I'm in the process of migrating from the old UA to the new GA4. ...
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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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Setup Google Analytics 4 property from 2 different tags

To measure my top-level domain and my subdomain I have installed 2 different Google tags in each of them and use 2 Google Analytics properties (Say Site & App). I am looking to setup a 3rd Google ...
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Traffic source issue in GA4 with subfolders

We have established 2 properties from 2 different accounts in ga4 for tracking our website general English root domain example.com in the first property and tracking its subfolder example.com/es/ in ...
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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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What could cause a huge drop-off in traffic from two specific countries? (Germany and US)

We launched a new website in March this year and site traffic has been fairly consistent, however, since the beginning of September I noticed a huge drop off in traffic, all of which seems to be ...
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Google Analytics 4 showing all traffic is "Direct"

1 week after setting up a new site with Google Analytics 4, GA stopped showing any search engine traffic information and now shows all traffic as Direct I'm stumped as to why GA is losing all ...
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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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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 Analytics shows sessions but zero users

Is this crazy? Why is Google Analytics showing sessions but no users?
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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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Temporarily combine Google Analytics segments for reporting

When using segments in Google Analytics reports, they are always applied to the data as an "or" operator to compare (understandably so), but I'm looking for a way to apply them temporarily as an "and"....
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Share Google Analytics data excluding Google Adsense data

I have a Google Analytics provide linked with my Google Adsense profile. I want to share the Google Analytics data with some other users (I believe I'm permitted to do that by Google ToS), but I want ...
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Does Google Ads show conversion data if the linked GA4 "App and web metrics" setting is off?

A PPC marketer is saying that since the site I am responsible for updated to GA4 from UA, they are not seeing any conversion data. The site is Magento 2.4.5, which has a core module to add Google Ads' ...
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GA4 is blocking main thread in page load

Just 2 weeks ago our page load speeds started getting crushed with no changes on our end. We tested our different tags, and definitely it is our GA4 tag. We tried adding a Timer onto the tag, but it ...
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GA4 - "Pages and screens" report - fewer views than users?

In the "Pages and screens" report of a site I'm looking, a bunch of pages have view counts much lower than users: Is there any reasonable explanation for this, or might there be an actual ...
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Why is my GA4 Engagement Rate empty/zero when adding an event/parameter to the rows/columns/audiences of a report

So the situation is I'm using custom events and parameters in my GA4 (new Google Analytics) setup. Specifically, I add a parameter for my A/B tests that goes on all events including the default ones ...
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Why are there data discrepancies in my Google Analytics Ecommerce report when I compare year-on-year?

I have found some quite large discrepancies in my Conversions --> Ecommerce --> Product Performance report. The data for the same time period is changing when I use the 'compare to' tool. The ...
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Google Analytics Realtime report suddenly shows very few views by page title, even though many users are present

Here's what this looks like in my dashboard. This never used to happen, but now it's my norm. This behavior coincided around the same time I set up google tag manager and started promoting my content ...
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On Google Sheets Google Analytics Add on, how can I filter by page?

I am using the Google Analytics Add on in Google Sheets. I need to add a filter that enables my report to only show URLs containing the word "blog" The blog pages are not in a directory, e.g....
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How to see what page along conversion funnel results in the most conversions in Universal Analytics

I have a conversion configured for booking an appointment for a store. This works fine, however I am trying to break down which store page results in each conversion. Home > Store A > Book ...
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Why did a new BiqQuery connection retrieve data from GA4 only for the last few days even though older data is available?

I connected GA4 with BiqQuery and data set includes events only for the dates afterwards the project creation. Dataset like this is useless for me, I need data from the day when GA4 property was ...
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How to use GA4 to track page specific sales data

We are an e-commerce website and we want to track conversion data for category pages using GA4 campaign data tracking. For example, sales data of users who went through Category1, Category2, Category3 ...
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How to create reports in google analytics for GA4-Google merchandise store

I am unable to create custom reports for GA4 - Google merchandise store in google analytics? The customization option is disabled. I am trying to use the demo data to play around and create custom ...
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Switch to Google Analytics 4

I've been using Google Analytics for a few years now which I think is using Universal Analytics property (the property starts with UA-). A few months back I migrated/added GA4 property on the back of ...
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What would cause numbers to show up as popular keywords?

I'm digging into Google Analytics of a website and I went to check the most popular keywords and they're just numbers (these are just an example, not the actual numbers in the report): ...
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Total number of users differs in the "Reports" and the "Explorer" tabs in Google Analytics

I am using GA4. Over the same date range, the total number of active users is 15% greater when I look at the demographic data in the "Reports" tab, when compared to the number of users in ...
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Can i use both Google Analytics and Google Ads Tag for tracking same event in Google Tag Manager?

I am not very experienced with Google Tag Manager, I wanted to track users who are filling a specific form on my website. So i have set up Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Tag for tracking users ...
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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 check out a product on my website but why is the revenue going to Direct instead of Organic Search? The way I check out the product is as ...
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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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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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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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Google Analytics Total Events vs Unique Events discrepancy, how to?

I am tracking a button click on some pages, and there seems to be an issue. The Total Events are way too high, I don't think people are clicking on it that many times. I can see that Unique Events are ...
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Google Analytics Traffic Acquisition: Social vs Referral

We use Google Analytics v4 and I'm confused about the Social and Referral sources in the Traffic Acquisition report. In the Acquisition -> Traffic Acquisition view, you can clearly see that sources ...
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GA360 property is not in the list of properties to associate with GSC

I'm verified owner of GSC domain. Now I try to associate with this GSC a GA360 property/view of the same domain, where I have read & analyze access rights, . After click on Associate in GSC ...
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Is “cbsearch.site” a web robot, and if yes, how do I block it?

I saw invalid traffic in my Google AdSense account. I read some articles from the web, which all made it clear that invalid traffic could be caused by web "robots". So I tried to read on how ...
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Can send Google Analytics events using gtag from my Node.js express server?

Currently I have a kind of complex server error logging system that I would to refactor in order to Google Analytics. Is there a way to do something like this on my Node.js express server? // ...
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Google Analytics shows no data under demographics and interest

The company I work for has created a online store site with Wix. I am in charge of maintaining the site. We have one problem: although some other stuff like the traffic is displaying nicely but there ...
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In GA, tracking user who come back to site from email verification

I planning new website tracking with GA. In sign-up process, email verification makes users have to leave website(After input their address). It sends out a link to user's email asking to confirm ...
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Google Analytics 4 PDF report does not show all data

I am a web developer, and I recently created a new property in Google Analytics 4, this was the first time. My other client's properties are in the old GA, and each month I send them a pageviews and ...
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How to export full list of outbound clicks in GA4?

I have Google Analytics 4 with "Outbound click" enhanced measurement enabled. In my Events tab, I can see that clicks are being tracked and it has a counter for each unique outbound link. ...
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Track visitors across different domains using Google Analytics even when they don't click between the sites

Apparently there are ways to track visitors across different domain using google analytics as described in documentation here and here. It follows the principle where a visitor click on a link on ...
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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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Google Analytics Report by IP Address

How can I create a GA report to show me visitors from a specific IP address, I know I can go to Admin>view and filter by IP that way however, I would prefer a report in the current profile.
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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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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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