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 link new Google Analytics (version 4) property with Search Console?

I just created the other day a Google Analytics property for a new website, and it was created using the new Analytics version (v4). Now I'm trying to link it to my existing Search Console account for ...
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Pageviews by Source/Medium in Google Analytics

I know that generally we shouldn't combine metrics and dimensions of different scope, however I also know that there are some exceptions. Is Pageviews by Source/Medium one of those exceptions? And if ...
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Can I use Google Analytics on URL shortener redirects powered by PHP?

I have a short URL website like Bitly which currently redirect users with PHP from my site to a site of their choice. I want to add Google Analytics to the redirect pages but I am stuck on the problem ...
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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 can I merge historical source/campaign/medium in Google Analytics?

I typically direct traffic to the sites I work on with heavy use of UTMs for later analysis, eg: domain.com/some_page?utm_source=eblast&utm_campaign=january_campaign...etc Unfortunately the one I'...
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Distinguish same page internal links traffic in Google Analytics

On my website, some pages have the same link to another page, in different places. For example, one is a button, another one is an anchor link. I'd like to understand which ones draw more traffic. I ...
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Google Tag Manager trigger for content in shadow-root?

How do I create a UA trigger that fires when a user clicks on content in a #shadow-root inserted using JavaScript? HTML is as follows, where the site I am working on is "site_A" and the site ...
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A source associates with one only page. Why would Google Analytics report more than one landing page?

In my understanding, in Google Analytics, a landing page is the first page the user visit in a session. If for a specific UTM parameter (e.g. source) there is only one page using it, then in the ...
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How to add a new view to all existing filters?

I have about 15 filters. Manually adding the new view to these filters is cumbersome. Is there a way to automate that?
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How to create a custom landing page dimension that displays the title of the page, not the link?

I want to create a custom dimension called Landing Page Title. In short it's the same with the built-in Landing Page except that it displays the title of the page instead of the url. How to create ...
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Exceptions of different scope combinations in GA

I am studying about the scope in Google Analytics and, obviously, I have read that we shouldn't combine different scope metrics and dimensions. However, I have some questions regarding the exceptions ...
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How to measure the number of direct clicks to a file in Google Analytics?

Say I have a file in my website: https://example.com/sample.pdf Is there a way to track how many people clicking on the link, similarly how regular links are tracked? The article Additional kinds of ...
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How to Get GA Sessions Data for Long List of URLs?

Suppose I have a list of 1000 of URLs of my site, and I want to get GA data for only those URLs. Is there a quick-ish way to do that? Ideally I would be able to use this in data studio too. Would this ...
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Can I use Google Analytics 4 to track purchases made from a mobile app to a user who downloads a mobile app from our site?

I have a website and a mobile app (Android and iOS). Say the user visits our website https://example.com/app-xy, clicks on a link to the Play Store, and downloads the app from there. Then inside the ...
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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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Google Analytics shows 1000s of views coming in from google for a page, but search console showing barely any views for it

First time I have seen something like this, anyone have any idea what is going on? For October, analytics showing that the page got 1000 views from google...search console showing like 5 clicks for ...
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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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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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Google Analytics V4: How to Exclude URL Query Parameters in Reports

In Google Analytics V4 under "Engagement" / "Pages and Screens" there is a report for the Views per Page. Unfortunately this report takes the whole URL into account, including the ...
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Google tags assistant reports old ads conversion tracking and multiple google Analytics tags

I have a lot of tags displayed. Which are good and which are not? My website is composed in 2 parts : WordPress + Learnybox (funnel construction) and I'm using tag assistant plugin to see if my ...
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Google Analytics Not Tracking Event

I'm trying to track specific events on my website however I can't see that the events are working. I've got the following Google code in the section of my site which suggests I'm using gtag.js: <...
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How to estimate branded organic traffic?

I was wondering the best way to estimate the average number of visits my site gets each month from people who searched for my company name. I was thinking of getting the total clicks in Google Search ...
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Most website visitors don't have Java enabled

So, for the first time ever, I had a look at the "Java Support" dimension in Google Analytics. According to that, most of our visitors don't seem to have Java enabled (115,844 vs. 7,540 page ...
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Google Analytics wrongly records events when using Internet Explorer

I'm a web designer and came across an odd finding. On our website, we track our contact form submissions using Google Tag Manager & Google Analytics. I noticed that every once in a while the ...
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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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