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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How to separate 2 different types of search events in my Google Analytics data?

I've got two kinds of searches in my website: /blog/search?q=some-blogpost /products/search?q=some-product I want to be able to analyze the searches my users are making on both of those channels ...
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How to send data to multiple tracking ID's using gtag.js?

I have a website that is present in multiple countries. It's a single page app, and the country-specific information and translation is handled by the domain. My code detects if it's on a es domain ...
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Data streams from Google Analytics 4 for a Single Page App page views?

I'm implementing Analytics in a new project and it seems to have changed. Now they have this Data Stream properties, where you collect a bunch of data automatically. https://support.google.com/...
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GTM blocks anchor tag href redirect when rel=“noreferrer” on Chrome/Firefox/Edge

A website has an anchor tag that redirects to the home page, when the tag has rel="noreferrer" on it, GTM will block the redirect but still trigger and count any click events for GA. Reason ...
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Filter E-Commerce transactions by event

I have an event that fires whenever a user picks a specific payment method. It has an event category of 'Payment Methods' and a Label of 'Finance'. I am trying to exclude any of these transactions ...
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Google Analytics pie chart and line graph showing opposite data for new and returning visitors

The top and bottom graphs in the screenshot are talking about the same data. But the pie chart is giving the opposite information than the line chart! Why does it occur?
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Google Analytics not showing accurate data of UTM-tags

My UTM-tags are being activated as they do show up in Google Analytics real-time traffics tab. I can exactly see my medium and source whenever I test them. However, when I go into all campaigns the ...
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What is the proper ratio of Hit vs Pageview recorded by GA?

There are big differences between Hit counts on my website and GA's pageview number. For example, GA shows the below article has only 34 pageviews. As you can see in the picture, I choose Behavior->...
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Wordpress Websites Getting High Traffic for the non-Existent Pages like a DDOS Attack

I'm facing a weird situation where my 10 WordPress websites are getting hits for non-existent pages. Mostly those pages which we never created or had in our websites. I searched about it and found Non-...
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Google Analytics/Tag Master - Tracking unique pageviews with events on a given page

I have set up GA & GTM to do the following: Track when an outgoing link is clicked. Track when an outgoing email address is clicked (mailto:) Google Analytics records this as 2 separate events, ...
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Google Ads Clicks = Analytics Paid + Organic?

We're using google analytics through tag manager and google ads to acquire leads. We noticed something we cannot explain and have begun doubting the validity of our data in general: For a given month, ...
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In Google Analytics 4, how do I link AdSense?

I have previously had AdSense and Google Analytics linked, then I decided to upgrade to the latest Google Analytics 4 (formerly known as App + Web) Under this new Analytics I have no AdSense data ...
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Can I add utm tracking parameters to affiliate clicks via a cloaked link?

I own an affiliate blog through which I started earning commissions in the last couple of months. With that said, I'm having a hard time tracking my converting articles. Whenever i get a commission ...
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Can I put Google Adsense and Analytics at the end of the page instead of the beginning?

I wrote a very fast website that scored 99% on GTMetrix and PageSpeed Insights. Then I added Google Analytics and Google Adsense to the site, adding the scripts to the head section, as advised by ...
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Google Analytics showing named URL for every page except the home page which only shows a forward slash

My main homepage URL in analytics does not have a name and is just showing as a '/': Every other page on the site is has a name following the '/' for example '/sign-gallery. I am worried that my site ...
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Filtering by source in Google Analytics Data Studio shows no data

When I try to filter by the betika.com source filter, it doesn't show any data at all. Here are two screen shots: one with the filter configuration and the other with the result.
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Does Google Analytics 4 show an exact count of returning users?

This is in regards to the new Google Analytics 4. While looking for exact numbers on the returning users, there is only one place i observed. It is under Life Cycle -> Retention -> Overview. ...
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GTM event working but is not showing in Google Analytics Events, why?

I add the Tag Manager code and Google Analytics code on my website. in tag manager, I create a Button click event. And It's working in Tag manager preview mode but not showing in Google Analytics real-...
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Google Analytics: In view setting, does choosing http or https impact the data?

About 1 month ago, I added SSL to my Joomla website and forced all http to https in its setting. But I forgot to change the setting in my Goolge Analytics view setting. Will this impact my data? I am ...
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How to add a goal in Google Analytics based on the fragment identifier?

I want to add Goal in Google Analytics with the same URL twice with a different values such as www.example.com/checkout#shipping www.example.com/checkout#payment these are on the same page with ...
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If I remove a property from Google Search Console and re-add it few days later, will it have any future bad impact for indexation / SEO?

I made the mistake of adding a property without thinking of a few things I wanted to take care of before the final site goes live. I'm in the process of getting an SSL certificate, replacing some ...
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Google analytics event goal onclick link

I want to use an event goal onclick for tag and the goal I used doesn't work <a onClick="ga('send', 'event', 'Captain', 'Click', 'Captain telegram', '1');" href="http://1go.ir/FUSeN&...
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Cross Domain Tracking with Multiple GA UA Properties, Single GTM Container

I have a client who wants to route page views into separate GA Properties based off a returnUrl UTM. I am trying to configure this in one tag using one GTM container. I know that using cookies for ...
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How can Screen Resolution be smaller than Browser Size in Google Analytics?

I see that the "screen resolution" is smaller than the "browser size" in MANY cases. How is that possible? Some of these entries look a bit fishy. Any ideas what's going on? Is ...
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Hour of day of a pageview/event/purchase, but in the visitor's timezone?

Note: this is totally different to Visits Time-of-day Histogram for last week in Google Analytics, for the reason explained below. It's possible to view the "hour of day" of pageviews/...
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Why is percentage of new users not 100% on day 1?

Looking at the first week we started using Google Analytics (this is a few years ago, so all numbers have been processed), I see these numbers: Overview: Users: 1689 Sessions: 2533 Percentage new ...
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Multiple groups of similar sites under a single Google Analytics account. Better to setup them in property or view?

I run 4 separate business so I use 4 Google Analytics accounts. 300 web-sites in single Google Analytics account In ONE of the business, we plan to roll-out about 300 websites, with about 10 engines, ...
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Google analytics lost a week of reports

I've started a new website and I look at its analytics every day. Ever since I've started the app is not working properly, showing data differently from the web and sometimes even showing 0 accesses ...
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How can I tell traffic apart in GA from two domain names?

We have two domain, abc.com and xyz.com One is setup as a redirect to the other domain. Is there a way to tell in GA which domain the user used to get to the site?
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Custom GET parameters not consistently visible in Google Analytics

I want to track custom GET parameters with Google Analytics. I don't want to create anything inside the GA account (UTM and the rest of it). I've added this to my code: <script> (function(i,...
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Create a different default view for audience overview in Google Analytics

Is there a quick and easy way to set up a specific overview? GA defaults to showing me the last 30 days results. Because my business has a very strong yearly cycle (2/3 of my sales are in a 6 week ...
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Can I delete the newly created but unused universal analytics property when upgrading to Google Analytics 4?

I've upgraded to GA4 and kept my UA GA. The upgrade created two new properties: one with a new UA code and another one without. Of course the new property with the new UA doesn't get any traffic since ...
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Double redirect - referrer in headers

let's say we have redirects like this: (1) my shortener link -> (2) bit.ly -> (3) target URL Is it possible to check on the end (3) that user visit came from (1) my shortened link?
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Will this count as two pageviews in GA, and do I need the second pageview?

I'm having a hard time finding clear documentation on how to handle this situation and what best practise is. Question: How off is my implementation and what steps should I take to fix it? Will it ...
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Google Analytics VisitNumber of User sessions is not equal

I want to ask a question; user has a session that continues after midnight. Thus, 2 sessions were created. But the visit numbers of these sessions are not equal.Why ? I think , visitnumber must be ...
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How to use Google Analytics to find the number of sessions with a specific event on a collection of pages?

I want to find the number of sessions in which "Add to Cart" event happened in a group of pages like the Product page, collection page, and search pages. I am willing to use the enhanced e-...
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Traffic has dropped to zero in Google Analytics but impressions and clicks are recorded in Search Console

For some strange reason, the data in Search Console is persistent but Google Analytics has reported a sharp drop in the traffic to almost zero. Here is my last 28 days data for both: Search Console: ...
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Google Analytics - Discrepancy between Event and Goal numbers

Our goal is set up very simply - track all events with Action = "Complete". When looking at the event numbers for any given time period, they are always a couple units higher than the goal ...
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How much Analytics/GTM tracking knowledge is reasonable to expect from a marketing specialist?

These days, there's no shortage of folks willing to take your money to make create ads on Facebook (and others). There does seem to be a shortage of people who are capable of measuring the results of ...
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How can I access data from before the last 30 days on Google Analytics?

Google Analytics' maximum date range seems to be last 30 days. There is 0 chance this is actually the maximum viewable age of data, given how crucial it is for webmasters to compare current data to ...
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Has analytics.js been deprecated? I'm setting up a new site and all I can find inside Google Analytics is gtag.js

It's a VERY simple site though, and I have no interest in the more advanced stuff that gtag.js seems to offer. Also I don't want to have to have a GDPR cookie notice. Is it possible to still use an ...
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Exit “Events” on one site drastically differ from the corresponding “Acquisition” data on another site

I have a site (mysite) that refers users to another (othersite). Tracking how many referrers mysite sends to the othersite is crucial. I have access to analytics for both. On mysite, when a user ...
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Cross domain tracking: Migrate Universal Analytics linkerParam to Analytics 4

In Universal Analytics when we used cross domain tracking, we were able to add our custom param to any url with the following code. It appends the _ga= param to the urls. function getUrl(url) { ...
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Clarity Errors: CORS Policy Violations and HTTP 503

I followed the official setup guide to add Microsoft Clarity on my website using Google Tag Manager. I am getting CORS policy violation errors and 503 errors on my website. Some outbound requests to ...
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Consolidate Analytics accounts — or not

I am IT for a company who hosts 600+ websites for individual businesses. So with that said, we manage analytics for these accounts as well. And for all but about 50, they only care about the basics, ...
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Trying to create a daily report to display Max Pagviews per second from Google Analytics

Trying to create a daily report to display Max Pagviews per second from Google Analytics Realtime metric - is this possible with the Google API? Currently the realtime data only shows pageviews per ...
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Interesting query string - referrer (google.com) being passed in query string

I have recently started seeing a query string in Google Analytics that I'm trying to figure out why it's showing up. It looks like: https://example.com/my_uri/?back=https://www.google.com/search?...
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Best way to track link clicks for multiple URLs in one place? [closed]

I'm creating an ecatalog with hundreds of products. Each one has a link back to it's product page on our site. What would be the best way to track them? My main goal is to just find how many people in ...
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Where's the Google Analytics 4.0 website traffic reports like Universal Analytics had?

I upgraded a website to the new Google Analytics 4, and it really is lacking the great reporting that the old Google Analytics (aka Universal Analytics) had. The old version had great reports for ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Analytics cookies from server?

I need to know if it is possible to disable Google Analytics cookies from a web server, and if this can cause the web to malfunction Is that a client has asked me to deactivate Google Analytics ...

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