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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In Google Analytics, what is the differences between a two letter visitor language and the same code duplicated with a dash?

Wondering about my google analytics visitor languages. It shows de and de-de. Is there any difference between them, if yes what do they mean? Is there a possability to get them all together in one ...
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How to display combined stats for multiple domains in Google Analytics

I run multiple domains that are not related to each other and are all tracked by Google Analytics on separate web properties (different tracking code, same Google Account). I am wondering if there is ...
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Multiple domains but one report in Google Analytics?

I'd like to generate a report for a dozen or so websites with different domains. Example: myfirstsite.com acoolsite.com brandsite.com etc. I am obviously able to generate reports for each URL, but ...
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Huge difference between Facebook Ad Click figures and Apache log requests

We're running a facebook ad campaign for our business but there seems to be a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks registered and the number of requests made with "facebook.com" in the HTTP ...
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Analytics - how to tell where converted traffic came from?

I must be missing something obvious. I have Analytics set up with conversion tracking (goals), and I had 4 customers complete the goals yesterday. I'm trying to find out where those 4 customers came ...
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Setting up funnel URLs with regular expressions

I'm trying to set up Google Analytics to track my e-commerce checkout page. The URLs in the process are as follows: /checkout/[order number] /checkout/[order number]/your_details /checkout/[order ...
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Is there a way to get rid of Google Analytics event tracking spam?

I'm using event-tracking via the GA-collector (https://ssl.google-analytics.com/collect) to see the usage of an API. When checking the event-category in GA the first line is always to use this ...
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In Google Analytics, is there a way to view the distribution of the data underlying the “average” stats?

There are certain stats in Google Analytics, such as "Avg. Session Duration," which present arithmetical means. Arithmetical means are pretty useless if you don't know the distribution of your data (i....
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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How do I track a goal path over multiple visits?

My sales cycle is measured in weeks. A typical user behavior pattern looks like this: Finds the site via organic, cpc, or referral Browses the content for awhile. Returns a few days later, browses ...
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What is the difference between “(not set)” and “(not provided)” in the Google Analytics keywords?

In Google Analytics, I noticed that I have quite a few people coming in with a search keyword of (not set). I'm assuming this is simply when they came directly to my site without the help of a search ...
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Will adding “www.” to my domain setting in Google Analytics impact already collected data?

I have a profile in Google Analytics (GA) that has been collecting data for a year. The domain setting in GA is "http://example.com". The site, however, will redirect any non-www request, to www....
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What is the percentage of users that block cookies in their web browser?

What is the percentage of web users that use either cookie blocking software for their web browsers or software that blocks Google Analytics tracking?
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Can I use Google Analytics to count QuickTime installations?

By default, Google Analytics produces reports on which versions of Flash and Java my users have. Is it possible to set up a report on which versions of QuickTime (if any)
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Tracking click conversions with Google Analytics

Is there anyway I can use Google Analytics to track click conversions on a link? For example, if I have a link to www.a.com , is it possible for google to track the number of times that particular ...
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Can Google Analytics be linked to a Search Console property set?

My site is available as either: http://example.com/ https://example.com/ Users can choose which to use. I have both added as properties in Google Search Console and the two show different data in ...
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Error tracking clickthrough rate with GTM and GA

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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How to I see the number of sessions in the Google Analytics aquisition overview main graph?

Under Acquisition --> Overview, a graph appears around middle of the screen titled "sessions". It is actually showing the total number of users over a particular time period, I'd like it to show the ...
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Why doesn't Google Webmaster Tools show more than one query to my popular site?

I am looking at the webmaster tools site dashboard for a prominent website I have. The account is linked with analytics. I'm confused as to why I only have item listed under the queries. For the past ...
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How to block google analytics spam from hulfingtonpost.com? [duplicate]

Lately my Google Analytics is getting bombared with fake searches, referrals from ilovevitalli.com, resellerclub.com, hulfingtonpost.com and apple.com. One of my sites shows search results like ...
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What are some advantages of using Analytics like Urchin?

I'm interested in utilizing urchin. What are some advantages of self hosted analytics software like urchin over Google analytics?
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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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Track Google Analytics from a redirected domain using IIS

I have a olddomain.com that redirects to newdomain.com and we want to know the best way to track how many people are coming from olddomain.com on Google Analytics? Currently I have two rewrite ...
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What can I do about the difference between adsense and analytics?

My adsense reports 12,000 monthly pageviews and my analytics reports 15,000 monthly pageviews. How can I act upon this difference and use adsense to fully monetize all the pageviews? Is there some way ...
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Tracking multiple domains while obtaining single reports also

I own 4 websites site1.com shop.site.com site2.com site3.com Using this information I will get a global report that shows how websites interacts. How to keep getting separate reports for every ...
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How to track a sale back to the initial visit in Google Analytics

How do you track sales in Google Analytics from the initial visit? I make most of my sales when I promote my products via my list, but when I check the stats to see where the initial visit came from, ...
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Google Analytics: What is the limit of tracked pageviews per month?

I have been looking around to try and find some confirmation and clarity on the limit of pageviews that Google allow per month for a Google Analytics account. I have read that the limit of hits per ...
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What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?

I am reading about web analytic and came across GTM and GA. It seems that GA is a service provided by google which generates reports and statistics on website traffic. As per my limited understanding ...
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Building a funnel retroactively in Google Analytics

I have a issue with trying to devise a funnel in Google Analytics. I am not looking to create a goal funnel, as I am looking to do it retroactively on my data so I need to either do the crunching ...
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How do I use the ga() function in Google Analytics when the tag is in Google Tag Manager: Uncaught ReferenceError: ga is not defined

I'm following this: But in my real code, I've used google tag manager to manage google analytics. So I have just one script in the head of my website which belongs to gtm: (function(w,d,s,l,i){w[l]=...
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How to see the searched terms that refer to my homepage

I have put the google analytics script in my page, but I need to know the search terms that users use in order to refer to my page. How can I use google analytics to find such terms? (For example ...
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Google Stats, how to get More info?

I have created a blog very recently and i'm seeing my traffic and audience using Google Stats that is in built in google blogger. I have few question on google stats: 1) Is number of visitor shown ...
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Changing domain name and analytics

We are changing domain name but the website is staying exactly the same. We are 301 redirecting every page. We believe that we wouldn't have to create a new property in analytics or tag manager as ...
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Google Content Experiment doesn't show conversions for analytics.js

I created two landing pages. I created a goal page and set up appropriate goal (type: Destination) in Google Analytics. I established a content experiment. There I specified two recently created ...
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“(not set)” in Google Analytics

Since 1 mounth, I see many pages tagged "(not set)" in the navigation summary section. If I look for global traffic evolution for this tag, it is alwas 0. Where do this kind of tag can comme from ?
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Google Analytics reverse transaction not working with sales performance

We have Google Analytics account and trying to do reverse transaction. We have created a transaction on one date and reverse transaction on some other date. After transaction if we do reverse ...
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A/B Testing a site-wide feature with Google Analytics

I am considering a major adjustment to the search-input feature on a website. This search feature appears on many pages. I do have e-commerce operating in Google Analytics. I have glanced at ...
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Strange URLs appearing in analytics and search console

Both in search console, and in Google analytics, I'll get users browsing to pages like: /eeslqeqb79/kelompok-cerita-dewasa-swiss-foto-gambar-video.php /eeslqeqb79/ver-peliculas-gratis-en-espanol-...
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Google Search Console search analytics showing only a fraction of the traffic reported by Google Analytics

My Google Analtyics shows an steady audience of approx 180 visitors a day , most of them coming from organic search. However, Search Console queries show less than 40 clicks a month, which clearly ...
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Google Analytics double count conversions when there are two goal paths to the same final destination

I'm in charge of a website that puts people in touch with financial experts according to your need. You explain what kind of questions you have, specify some criteria and the algorithm proposes you 3 ...
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Compare referrer domains over time in Google Analytics without an “all traffic” line?

I would like to look at my referral traffic over time on a per domain-basis in Google Analytics. This is what I have done: Set New visits as advanced segment Navigated to traffic-sources -> ...
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Google Analytics: Can I track conversion rates from specific sources?

I'm looking around GA to see if I can find a way to track from specific websites and their progress on our website. I need to know the amount of people finding our marketing material on website A, ...
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Tracking PDFs properly on our website

I'm looking for the proper way to track pdf downloads from both emails and our site links. If I have many pdfs on a single page, how do I track the pdf downloaded? I found an article on Moz ...
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Why do I get so many visitors from Germany?

This has bothered me for a long time as it puts my sites bounce rate up. I am based in the UK and my business covers this country and no others, so I have never advertised outside of the UK but for ...
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HTTPS site to HTTPS site refferal info in Google Analytics

We are moving a site from HTTP to HTTPS. Apart from security one of the reasons we are doing it is so that we can get referrer info in google analytics. 1-2 years ago when many fewer sites where ...
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Is Google Analytics blocked in China?

Our site has recored significantly drop in visitors from China from Google Analytics recently. Do you have the same observation?
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How to discover the referrals to 404 error pages in Google Analytics?

I want to know the source of traffic which is directing people and bots to a page that does not exist on the site. As a result they are being getting to a 404 page. How can I find this info using ...
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After switch to https, traffic isn't showing in Analytics

A client has been providing his website with http and https for a few years now and decided to switch to https-only a few months ago. We've started with the usual of changing the internal page links ...
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How can I track outbound links with Google Analytics?

I currently have a WordPress website, where I would like to be able to create an Event which tracks when visitors click through to a 3rd party web page (outbound link). At present, my website has 3 ...
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How do I filter HTTPS URLs in Google Analytics?

Most pages on our website use http:// - but some pages use https:// I want to filter out of Google Analytics anything starting with https:// as it's not relevant to our analytics, is there a way to ...