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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 Custom Segments in Custom Reports

I'm trying to pull a custom report in Google Analytics with custom-made segments as a dimension of the report. I don't see custom segments available in the list of dimensions. I can slice the pre-...
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Should the Hit-level custom dimension scope in Google Analytics apply to multiple pageviews?

The case: We are running a test on 5% of page views (NOT USERS) with a different ad layout. We are looking to tag each page view that has the different ad layout with a custom dimension. The custom ...
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How can I find page views for root of web site in Google Analytics?

Most of our traffic doesn't come to the root of our web site. But I would like to know just how much does? It seems like an easy thing to do, and an easy thing to search for, but so far I haven't ...
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How can I find page views for root of web site? [duplicate]

Most of our traffic doesn't come to the root of our web site: http://onrealm.org. But I would like to know just how much does? It seems like an easy thing to do, and an easy thing to search for, but ...
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How can I manually set a field in Universal Analytics?

I need to set some field data for Google Analytics tracker manually in a certain situation. In my JS I have the following: ga(function(tracker) { tracker.set('campaignKeyword', 'my keyword'); ...
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Does userId Need to Be Set In Every Google Analytics Session?

When using user-id feature in Google Analytics, does the userId need to be set in every session in order to tie sessions to the same user? I see that there is a session unification option that ...
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How to know if Google Analytics Property is going to exceed 10M Hit Limit? Other than checking on Google Analytics? Any API's given by Google?

I am using free version of GoogleTagManager and GoogleAnalytics for getting analytics my website. The free version of Google Analytics allows for up to 10 million hits per month, per property as per ...
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How to label and track 2 different page types (with vs without ads) in analytics?

Using Google Analytics, how could I label pages in my site so I can then see individual stats in Google Analytics. For example, I have over 500 000 pages in the site, and I want to compare the site ...
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Google Analytics: Matching parameters for Goals using regular expression option

I have two goals setup in Google Analytics - a subscription order and a one time order. Both goto the same thank you page put produce different parameters. Using the regular expression option in the ...
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Can I add custom metrics and dimensions to the web plus app property in Google Analytics?

I have a web property that I could add custom metrics and dimensions to track them on my web app through: Admin --> Property Settings --> custom Definitions But I created a new web + app property in ...
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How to exclude single sign on linkedin.com as a referral source without also excluding valid linked in referrals?

I'm using LinkedIn's Single Sign On, and when they redirect authorized users back to my site, the referring domain is "linkedin.com". For Google (accounts.google.com) I can simply exclude that ...
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Is it possible to track conversions if user converts on a different page than the ad?

In google adwords, my client's conversion goal is contact form submission. They're running ads on different pages of the website. Is it possible to track the conversion if the site user takes a path ...
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Identify pages a specific source medium and channel clicked into

Our email vendor has a product recommendation engine that assigns products to an outgoing email 'intelligently'. Unfortunately they do not have very robust reporting on what sku's were actually ...
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Get a pie chart of latest custom variable (software version) from each user using Google Analytics

I'm trying to use custom variables to track client side software version number. It working great so far: the value of the user scoped custom variable is being sent to GA and I'm able to see the ...
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Unusual Web Traffic Submitting Extremely Long URLs

thanks in advance for the help. This isn't my usual job, but our website admin/full stack developer is on leave and my boss has asked me to look into it. Recently we've had a huge spike (talking tens ...
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How to send a GTM variable over as an event in GA

Through Google Tag Manager, I have successfully made a connection to track page views for my company site. I have debugged this in GTM and also see the "real time" results loading in Google Analytics....
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Can I filter a site out of Google Analytics data because the tracking code was accidentally installed on a second site?

I have accidentally installed Google Analytics tracking on two websites abc.example & xyz.example, one of which it never should have been installed on. The issue I now face is that the analytics ...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to merge keywords that differ only in capitalization / case sensitivity?

I'm looking at my company's paid keywords under Acquisition > Google Ads > Keywords in Analytics, and I notice that I have two separate results for my brand keyword, e.g. example ... (not the real ...
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Google Analytics - Viewing total traffic across all accounts

I have a client with 20+ GA accounts within their instance, and so far I have not been able to figure out an easy method of reporting the total, global raw number of sessions across all the accounts. ...
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Google Analytics - setting the default account

Every time I log in to Google Analytics, I see the dashboard for a particular account. I want to see a different account and property instead. How do I tell Google Analytics which account to show me ...
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How to see e-commerce data in Firebase Analytics

I'm currently in the process of setting up Firebase Analytics for my apps on iOS and Android. I already have an "old" Google Analytics property that allows me to see all the basic things that Firebase ...
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Share google analytics campaign with another gmail account

My friend put a backlink of my site(A.com) in his website(b.com) I can see the input traffic of this backlink from my Google Analytics in Acquisition -> campaigns -> All campaign -> I want to share ...
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In manage users in Google Analytics, what does “none(user has permissions on a lower level) ” mean?

I am currently going through our analytics account and removing old accounts. I have about 20 where the permissions says "none(user has permissions on a lower level) " However when I try to find any ...
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Is duplicate Google Analytics Tag in Google Tag Manager a good idea?

I have a dilemma. Ever since I migrated to Google Tag Manager, I am not able to trigger Google Analytics custom events the way I used to do. If I choose Universal Analytics, it gives me a choice ...
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What is the “Goal Previous Step - 1” in “Reverse Goal Path” if the goal has “Funnel” turned on?

Say if I have a goal with "Funnel" turned on has the following settings: Goal Destination:/D Step1: /A Step2: /B Step3: /C A session contains hits: Foo → /A → /B → /C → /D Will the "Goal Previous ...
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How can I add 2 metrics together in a scorecard in Google Data Studio?

I would like to add two specific goal conversion completion numbers from Google analytics into one scorecard block in Google Data Studio. How can I do that?
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Does a conversion reset the attribution in Google Analytics?

Using the Last Google Ads Click attribution model a sale is attributed to "Paid Search" if there was a valid ad click within the conversion window regardless of any other channel clicks that happened ...
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Retroactively filter Google Analytics by subdirectory

I'm aware that I can add a filter to Google Analytics to see results for a particular subdirectory, but I'm not clear on whether or not it's possible to use that filter retroactively. In this ...
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Drop in traffic in high traffic site after 301 redirect

Here are the steps I took 301 redirect w/wildcard from old domain to new domain Updated & verified Google Search Console for new domain, submitted change of address, etc. Updated Google Analytics ...
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How do you exclude Google Analytics Tracking based on cookie with cross-domain tracking?

I enabled anonymizeIp for Google Analytics tracking on my website and since changing that, the filters that should exclude requests from my test and staging environments based on IP do not work ...
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In the Google Analytics acquisition report, how is the percentage of users in each channel calculated?

The acquisition report shows a total number of users in the first column, broken down by channel. The number of users in each channel is followed by a percentage. This percentage does not reflect the ...
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Google Analytics (Mobile App): Track % of users from a Country that travel outside of that Country and use the app

I am currently trying to track two things: What percentage of my users from a country i.e. Singapore has travelled and had a session outside of the country over the last year What are the top ...
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How do I unblock Google Analytics from adblockers and ublock?

I want an accurate picture of all the visitors landing on the website and converting. Unfortunately, the adblocker tools also block Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, I am using the newer script ...
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How to identify users who have visited at least 3 blog posts

Another Google Analytics segmentation question: I want to create a segment of individuals who have read (visited the page at least) 3 or more blog posts (/blog) over time. Then I can compare eventual ...
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How to segment visitors who viewed at least 3 product pages in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a Google Analytics segment that identifies engaged users defined as visitors who view at least 10 or more product pages (so only pages that contact the URI /product) Ideally I ...
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Can I configure Google Analytics to use the canonical URL?

The website includes pages like example.com/category1/product1 and example.com/category2/product1 and example.com/category3/product1 Here, the example.com/category1/product1 is the canonical page;...
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What is the difference between Google Analytics experiment and gtag snippets? Do I need both?

I have a website with two Analytic codes: <!-- Google Analytics Content Experiment code --> <script>function utmx_section(){}function utmx(){}(function(){var k='1234567-0',d=document,l=d....
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What is the `#` symbol in a link with Google Analytics campaign tracking parameters?

This is the link when I generate the tracking tail with Campaign URL Builder today: http://example.com#utm_source=Campaign%20Source&utm_medium=Campaign%20Medium&utm_campaign=Campaign%20Name ...
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How do I add the an expires header for external URL components as suggested by GTmetrix and YSlow?

I am trying to decrease the loading time of my website which is hosted in Bluehost. So when I check the performance scores via GTmetrix under YSlow section it mention to "Add expire headers" for four ...
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Google Analytics Behavior Flow Showing as Not Set

I have never ran into this issue before using behavior flow with GA, but most if not all the page groupings are showing up as not set which makes it unusable. Any idea why this might be or if this ...
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Unusual traffic from “Microsoft Corporation”

In the last 8 months or so, I've been noticing an increase in suspect traffic in GA. I first noticed it when we started seeing higher than usual Wyoming traffic. Now, Wyoming has gone from bottom 5 ...
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How can I remove a Google Analytics property from an organisation?

I have a clients Google Analytics property in my organisation somehow (definitely something I did). I can't find a way to remove the property from my organisation back to having no organisation. I ...
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Google analytics section views

I have a page which has multiple images, each image appears per fold, Using google analytics is it possible to increment the page views counter. SO let's say if 3 images on a page the page has total ...
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GA reporting shows sudden drop indirect traffic

For a few months, our Direct traffic has been increasingly getting higher and higher. Which is very random nothing has changed, no new services etc. Recently we switched from GA embedded code to using ...
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Google Analytics acquisition report traffic channel no data

Earlier, when I used to hover over "traffic channel" in the main overview (under the acquisition section), I received detailed information about where my visitors exactly came from. The hover-...
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How does Google analytics consider an organic session that pays after 3 hours?

I am wondering how Google considers traffic in the described situation: A user visits the site through organic search, visits a product and leaves the page opened for more than 30 mins so that the ...
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Google Analytics: what % of unique users visited a page (1 or more times)?

I have a chat feature on my site, which some of my users LOVE, and some don't use at all. I'd like to know how many of my users visited the chat page (% of total unique users, I guess). For example: ...
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Discrepancy between Google Ads clicks and Google Analytics sessions

After a month of ads with Google Ads Shopping campaigns and continuously identifying, day after day, a significant discrepancy of clicks on Google Ads and Sessions in Google Analytics (as well as ...
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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 Ads broad match keyword: Show keywords for clicks

I have a broad match keyword-phrase (+keyword1 +keyword2 +keyword2), which was clicked multiple times in my Google Ads account. How can I display the exact phrases where the clicks came from? As it ...