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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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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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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Google analytics reports filtered to show mobile users only

There is a deadline this april (2015) where Google are going to start seeing if you site is mobile accessible and penalise any pages in mobile search that are not. A site Im working on isnt mobile ...
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Using Google Analytics to track events that happen in an iframe

I'm trying to track how many visitors click on a button in our site. The problem is the button is located within an iframe coming from an external service. Here is the page in question: http://www....
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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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Send additional product data to Google Analytics with Ecommerce tracking

Every GA Ecommerce transaction allows me to send just two variables, name and category, to describe each product. I want to send additional data to create more useful reports. For example, I have t-...
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Google Analytics unable to filter for_domain/hostname from traffic on specific set of pages report

I am trying to create a custom report in Google Analytics to see the traffic on a specific set of pages. Unfortunately for reasons we cannot ascertain, sometimes the hostname is appended like in the ...
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Google Analytics: recording successful conversion from website ABC.com to XYZ.com

Our website ABC.com lists many events and each event listing has a registration button that links to an externally hosted form on XYZ.com. XYZ.com is controlled by a vendor. Each form (e.g. xyz.com/...
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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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In Google Analytics, how can I graph direct traffic vs Google referrals?

How can I graph direct traffic, versus referals from other search engines (in particular Google)? I can kind of get what I want by using the "Plot Lines" function, from the Traffic Sources > All ...
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How to read user unique code from _ga cookie?

Currently I am facing the problem that have been discussed already here: How to keep track of a unique and an existing visitor (keep track about unique user without registration etc.). The most ...
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How do I properly set up Google Analytics to track conversions that start on my landing pages on a subdomain to the checkout page?

This is the current set up: I have a landing page hosted on a subdomain dedicated to landing pages (ex. lp.mysite.com/product-01 and lp.mysite.com/product-02). Each landing page has a Buy Now button,...
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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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Discrepancies between visits recorded in analytics and clicks reported in AdWords

According to analytics, there were only 730 visits on the page. According to AdWords, there were about 1200 clicks on the ad. How can I track what is going on? Shouldn't I have the same number of ...
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Is there a way to see not provided keywords in Google Analytics

We have set up GA on several websites to gather information about traffic to the site. We know about the organic keywords that are displayed under the Acquisition section of the traffic report. But we ...
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Company's analytics account - How to change admin when current admin is unknown

We have company's website successfully connected to Google Analytics account, which we can access with one email address. We have only reading rights and can't see the main admin or add other users to ...
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Google Analytics: (not set) showing up in SEO > Queries

I have linked my GA account to my Webmaster Tools account, so I'm getting access to the Search Engine Optmization -> Queries report. But the top query listed in that report is (not set). Note: ...
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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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Can I determine how much crossover traffic there is between sections on my site?

Let's say I have three sections on my shopping site: Men, Women, and Kids. I want to find out the proportion of visitors to /men/ who also go to /women/ or /kids/ etc. I don't care specifically about ...
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Exclude multiple domains in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I want to exclude multiple domains from all my reports to prevent referral spam, but as more and more of these popup I'd like to do so via a single filter.. I tried adding a filter with settings: ...
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Google analytics web data vastly different than the core reporting API data

I am trying to pull the exact same data i am seeing in my dashboard via the core reporting API for Google Analytics. However I just dont seem to understand why the data can be so different even for ...
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How to track “conversions” between subdomains in Google Analytics?

I have 2 subdomains with the same GA counter installed: www.mydomain and blog.mydomain - that's an e-commerce site and related blog. I have added a bunch of links to blog on various pages on my www ...
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Tracking AdWords traffic from an unrelated account in Google Analytics

I have an Analytics account linked to my AdWords account, and have been using it to track progress of my campaigns. Now I've started an AdWords campaign with a third party, and would like to see ...
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Google Analytics Kiosk: URL that compares current month to last, and is permalink

We have a kiosk that runs all the time. We display the overview report with this month vs last month comparison. But I have to come in and refresh the page and reset the period every day. Is there ...
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Tracking Individual Social Media Campaigns?

I've been given the task of promoting fundraising events online using Social Media and Google Analytics for our website. Each fundraising event, has it's own Social Media Campaign. The purpose of a ...
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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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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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Debugging a User-Scope Custom Dimension in Google Analytics

I am currently trying to configure a User Scope dimension that is set on an Admin section of a website. Reason being, so that I can filter out users that edit the site, i.e. Administrators, from ...
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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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How do I replace caps in URL in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics account for a site I now am helping with. There is a history where no filters were applied and I would like to apply a filter to make all the URLs lowercase to match them up. ...
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How to stop Google Analytics Hacks? [duplicate]

What people are doing is basically taking the UA-XXXXXX code that you normally get with analytics, and they are generating calls against it. This is skewing my analytics stats. On top of that, in ...
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Does Google Analytic count mismatching/unconfigured URLs?

Say url www.mysite.com is registered in Google Analytics and the tracking ID is UA-12345678-90. What happens if another site with URL www.anothersite.com uses this ID too? Does analytic count visits ...
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Does page impression get counted for unique visits?

in Google adsense, if a user from any territory revisits page impression is getting updated but that eCPM is not getting updated its showing zero only, does it work only for unique visitors? Thanks ...

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