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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 does `gtag('js', new Date());` do in snippet proviced by gtag.js

quotation from https://developers.google.com/gtagjs/reference/api gtag(<command>, <command parameters>); <command> is one of three gtag commands: config, set, or event. but snippet ...
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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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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.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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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: the impact of "Website's URL" in View settings when using a filter to combine path and hostname

I have a Google Analytics view that combines traffic to multiple subdomains. It has an advanced filter set up to view full page URL in reports. As expected when using this filter, when I go to ...
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How to create a customized report/dashboard in Google Analytics 4?

I need to create a custom report/dashboard/view in Google Analytics 4 (not UA) with the most viewed pages of the week and month the total amount of users and views of week and month the total amount ...
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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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Is it no longer possible to report on conversion rates per channel in GA4?

I've been doing a ton of research on Google Analytics v4 and the biggest hurdle I have is that I cannot find how to simply report on the conversion rate for any default channel grouping (or campaign, ...
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Can I give a third party access to Google Analyticis for a specific page and/or subdomain without disclosing other information

Working with several agencies who might need access to google analytics, we are wondering whether it is possible to give only access to specific pages or subdomains.
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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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Easily see Google Analytics data for multiple websites at once

I have about 50 separate websites. Instead of switching between Google Analytics property views for 30 minutes, is there a way I can see those propertys' vital stats in a table? Help appreciated.
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Events fired with custom dimensions set, but google export does not have the dimensions

I have a website which uses GA. It does the following: <html> <head> - Initialize GA stub - Isogram script <script> ga("set", "dimension1", "abc") </script> </head> <...
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How to Identify a websites audience

I'm trying to identify web traffic based on the country the person is from. Obviously I can do this if they are searching my website from their own country. But what if they are visiting another ...
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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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Getting the date by week using dimension ga:week

Im confused how to get the date in my weekly report chart. How can I get the range since its filtered by week, I want my dates to be per week like: Aug 01, 2019 to Aug 04, 2019 and so on... Here's Im ...
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How to use User Ids in Firebase analytics?

We have been using firebase for months now. But we started putting user_id via setUserId() in android application as follow: firebaseAnalytics.setUserId(viewModel.userInfo.id) I can see these user-...
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Google Analytics dashboard won't show "search query" data even when linked to Search Console

My website's Google Analytics account is linked with Google Search Console. I see all search console data in the "Acquisition" report. When I create a custom dashboard and make widgets for getting "...
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GA Real-Time > content > Page showing same url with different page title

in realtime >content report Some pages showing the different title of the same page, e.g. /logos page actual title is Free Logo Maker ... but its also showing contactus page title for logo similarly ...
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"/for_domain/" is getting prepended to all URLs in Google Analytics reports

I have several GA accounts tracking various domains. For some unknown reason, /for_domain/ is being added to front of some of my page URLs. I have tried to exclude them from being reported in the ...
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How do I measure pageviews, clicks, and subscriptions from different buttons within my site using Google Analytics?

I want to measure where on my website sign-ups to newsletters come from. ie: Are signups coming from my homepage's signup CTA button at the top? Are signups coming form my hompage's signup CTA ...
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Can I use Google Analytics Data Import to import notes?

I use lots of notes in my Google Analytics. I pretty much note everything that I do. I wondered if I could import and export notes. It would be really useful for me to be able to download a CSV ...
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Multi-Channel Funnel calculated position based not matching Model Comparison Tool

If I attempt to calculate a position based model off of the Multi Channel Funnel (MCF) report or API, this does not match what is reported in the position based model in the model comparison tool. ...
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Is it really impossible to track (in Google Analytics) Facebook as the referrer for traffic originating from a link to my site in a Facebook post?

I feel like this should be quite simple. I have a website for a small business who's traffic I track/monitor with Google Analytics. I have a FaceBook page for the same business. I make frequent/...
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How to setup custom dimensions in Google Analytics?

I have been working to track the user visiting my website with their userID. I am able to see the user by using user explorer in the GA View. But i want to fetch the data over the API to do achieve ...
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How to reset the Google Analytics cookies?

I asked this question over on StackOverflow, and someone suggested that I might have better luck here, so here it is: I am working on an app that will be running on a single touchscreen device in a ...
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How can you share an audience from Google Analytics to Facebok remarketing

Can you use the audience lists that you created in Analytics, in Facebook or you should create them straight in Facebook?
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Google analytics - Find out Returning Users from time span less than two years

I know that Google Analytics considers a user who has visited a site in the last 2 years a Returning User. I'm trying to find out whether it would be possible to check what % of users were Returning ...
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Conversion tracking in google analytics with GTM

I have recently installed Google Tag manager on a Magento webshop, and added my analytics code to a tag, and my Adwords Conversion info to another tag. Sales are now being tracked fine in Google ...
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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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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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