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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Does Google Analytics track 404 page responses as valid page views?

I'm interested to know what counts as a valid page view. I would assume a server status code in the 200 range would be valid. And anything 300, 400, 500 related would not be counted. Can anyone ...
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Google Analytics page for getting my site's tracking code is stuck loading

I have just made a google analytics account. When I get on and go to the tracking code tab my website is stuck loading. I have tried the following: Restarting my computer Clearing my cache and ...
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Robots visitors to my home page inflating Google Analytics stats

1 to 4 visitors seems to be visiting my site and then returning every few minutes. They are fake (seem like robots). I'm not sure how to get rid of them or filter them out because they are not coming ...
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From Analytics data, easy way to get % of visitors with a screen resolution of X or larger

Is there any easy way to use the Analytics data of a website, for example on google analytics, and query it to get the % of users with a browser resolution of X or larger? It's good to know the top ...
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Can I give a third party access to Google Analyticis for a specific page and/or subdomain without disclosing other information

Working with several agencies who might need access to google analytics, we are wondering whether it is possible to give only access to specific pages or subdomains.
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Seeing numbers for domain redirects on Google Analytics

My friend maintains a website with the domain example.com. She also owns the domains example.org and example.net, which both do a 301 redirect to example.com. She uses Google Analytics on example.com. ...
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Do I require GDPR user consent for Google Analytics if "anonymizeIp" is enabled?

I can't seem to find a reliable answer to this question. As IP addresses are considered PII under the EU's GDPR, it seems important that Google Analytics tracking is placed behind a cookie consent ...
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How to filter (not set) country in Google Analytics?

I'm currently getting tens of thousands of hits from bots on my site and I'd like to filter that traffic from my Google Analytics reports. The traffic comes without geo information, has 0:00 session ...
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Best practice for GA goals and cleaner completion URLs?

Not sure how to look this up but some of what I've come across doesn't seem to answer what I'm looking for. So two things: Is there a method to clear or track the URLs with ad parameters? (I still ...
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Google tag assistant reports: “Same web property ID is tracked twice”when trying to install google analytics code

I was trying to install google analytics code into our google tag manager at first I installed the GTM and add a tag which I grabbed from tracking ID and after all that it doesn't seem to appear an ...
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Google analytics how to find Active Users by host name

We've got an web based enterprise application which has GA hooked into it. Previously i've just been viewing the active user count to see what our count is across the board. Im wanting to get the ...
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Google Analytics events not working

I'm trying to send an analytics event on a button click and it's not working. When I look in Analytics reports in Realtime > Events section, I can see one active user (the site isn't public yet, so ...
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What is the exact difference between Google Analytics Sessions by Type and Top Channels, why am I getting different results on my reports?

In Google Analytics -> Acquisition -> Overview you can get a month to month comparison of Top Channels which shows incoming traffic for direct, organic, etc. In my Customization -> Dashboards ...
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I have a youtube video on my page - how can I see play events on Google Analytics?

I have a youtube video embedded on my website. How do I see how many play events happened on each day, from which sources etc? I use Wix, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.
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How can I tweak the Google Analytics tag via Google Tag Manager to enable Enhanced Link Attribution

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/enhanced-link-attribution after reading the docs I'd like to edit the UA tag in GTM to add this line: ga('require', 'linkid'); ...
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High GA Bounce Rate Issue

Enormously high bounce rate on our blog & individual blog posts as well. We use Yoast SEO premium plugin on our blog. Some changes went live on the website on 1st May and we are not able to ...
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Is Google Analytics considered a tracker that violates user privacy?

I like having Analytics on my site for all the great stats it provides, but I am aware that my customers don't necessarily want to be tracked. But my understanding is that GA isn't a "tracker&...
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How to track from which area of ​the website does the users enter a specific page?

I would like to see from which area of ​​my web site does the users enter a specific page. For instance, I have this category page: /Nike-Shoes. There are many places that the users can enter to this ...
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Google Analytics: Need to understand some data in user flow

I just started using Google Analytics, for learning purpose, I'm a little obsessed with some data discrepancy, hope someone can explain to me. I was checking user flow by landing page Here it shows ...
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Why is my All Accounts > All Web site Data empty in Google Analytics, but specific accounts are nonempty?

I'm trying to consolidate a Google Data Studio report with traffic from all my client's sites. However, when I go to Google Analytics, and select "All accounts" on Analytics accounts, again ...
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How to view events per user/session in Google Analytics dashboard?

I've added custom segments of the users that did the specified event category. However, I can't view simultaneously number of users and number of events on the same dashboard, which should have been ...
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Tracking if event "B" fires after event "A"?

I've been trying to figure this out with the Event Flow report but my issue is that I don't care if event "A" is the first event fired in the session. I just need a way to count how many times event "...
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Website rebuilt, google analytics only getting old URLs

I recreated my website on a new server and create a brand new Google Analytics property for it. It's been running for a week, the problem is literally all my pageviews recorded are pointing to old ...
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What is parameter ?fbclid on Google Analytics?

If I check my google anaytics I see this : /xxxxxxxxxx-step is the number of people accessing this page But I find /xxxxxxxxxx-step?fbclid=xxxxxxxxxx too. What is that? Is that the number of people ...
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Track visitors across different domains using Google Analytics even when they don't click between the sites

Apparently there are ways to track visitors across different domain using google analytics as described in documentation here and here. It follows the principle where a visitor click on a link on ...
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Why is the Google Analytics keyword report showing items that start with "cache:"?

When I check Google Analytics, I see some keywords like cache:2933b974en0J:https://example.com/subservice/well-digging Why is this showing in google analytics? What is the problem? How can I solve it?...
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Malicious bot - mulitple cities and browsers

I have a very small website, in a very competitive niche, that may receive a 100 hits a day, mostly for long tail keywords in blog posts. Yesterday and today I have been receiving dozens of hits per ...
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Google Analytics - Filter query - include subfolder / subdirectory

I am using CYFE app to view my Google Analytics. I'd like to filter only traffic coming to my 'blog' subfolder. So I need to filter only traffic that comes to domain.com/blog CYFE is asking to ...
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Can Google Analytics track visitor behavior?

I read this reference https://www.codehousegroup.com/insight-and-inspiration/digital-strategy/sitecore-analytics-vs-google-analytics There said that what makes sitecore analytics different from ...
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Google analytics setup convention followed

We have to setup google analytics to different environments - stage and production for now. Just wondering what is the right convention to follow. I am using google tag manager. Use tag manager and ...
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Should the Google Analytics utm_medium from Facebook Ads be cpc or display?

Facebook Ads: cpc vs. display? What is the optimal way to set up UTM tracking from Facebook Ads for maximum benefit in Google Analytics in 2020? Typically you see everyone recommending to set the ...
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Could these URL tracking parameters be causing data discrepency between Facebook Ads and Google Analytics?

Problem: We're seeing a lot of traffic from (direct) / (none) in GA whenever a Facebook Ads campaign is launched — it's always the top source/medium pair. In second place, there's some fb / ...
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Google Analytics and Tag manager to track multiple subdomains

I am trying to track multiple subdomains on my site. Eg: I have example.com as the main domain, abc.example.com, xyz.example.com as the subdomains. I am using google tag manager and installed the ...
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Analytics view filtered for directory - what is a bounce?

We've been given access to a Google Analytics view filtered to include only traffic to a directory (/blog, say). I've been trying to find out: What the referral information for visitors arriving in ...
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missing pages from Behavior>Site Content>All Pages

I have a few pages that are not showing up under Behavior>Site Content>All Pages or Behavior>Site Content>Landing Pages. I know the pages are being visited because Behavior>Events>Pages shows my GA ...
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Why does Google Optimize experiment segment show error message while trying to access behaviour flow?

I have a simple question whenever I try accessing behaviour flow with an Experiment ID with variant segment it gives me this error message - This segment contains constraints that cannot be applied to ...
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In Google Analytics, why is (source / medium) different in different views for a particular event?

Context: We are investigating a data discrepancy between number of clicks in Google Ads and sessions in Google analytics (3000 clicks but only 500 sessions). We are using the standard Google Analytics ...
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Why there are slight difference of total users in GA?

I found out that there is a slight difference in number in total user as below, but why is it so? From the pie chart given, by calculating the total, the number of users should be 1101 instead of ...
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Do I need to add the Google Tag Manager if I already have Google Analytics?

I have google analytics in my website like this : <!-- Global site tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics --> <script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-xxxxxxxx-1"></...
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How to export pageviews from google analytics user explorer

I was able to get the User Explorer to show the user id my system provides google analytics as shown below: However, the problem is that I need to click into each user to be able to see all the page ...
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Easily see Google Analytics data for multiple websites at once

I have about 50 separate websites. Instead of switching between Google Analytics property views for 30 minutes, is there a way I can see those propertys' vital stats in a table? Help appreciated.
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GTM Event in the datalayer is picked by the debugging console but is not firing the tags

I'm working on the website maisonfribourg.ch which was developed using grav. I'm trying to track form submissions using GTM. In the attached image you will see a blue-colored button, clicking it ...
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Passing the session source to a hidden field of an unbounce form

It works fine if you go directly to to the form with a campaign link. But if you go to the website first and then click the button to get to the form - the source is gone from the url and so doesn't ...
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Does Google Analytics just provide a "sample" of your traffic data?

Am I correct in my assumption? I read it somewhere but I can't find the source anymore. Is this just baloney or is it true?
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Setting up a Destination Goal in Google Analytics using Regex

I want to set up a destination goal in GA to determine when a user reaches the end of a flow, or basically has completed a process. The problem, the URL changes depending on the activity of the user ...
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Can't link Google Console with Google Analytics [duplicate]

I'm trying to link my google console with google analytics after I have verified my website as a domain. But according to GA there are no sites verified and there is a site but this is not linked to ...
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Google Analytics: Embedded Contact Forms Are Being Counted as Referral Sources

We use iframe contact forms from a marketing software provider. When someone lands on our site and fills out a form, they are redirected to a thank you page. However, the domain of these iframes is ...
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How do you calculate Monthly churn from Google Analytics?

Since cohort analysis is in beta, It does not show the monthly retention for more than 3 months from today's date.(Since for a given month 100-retention% is that month's churn%) I searched for a ...
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Google Analytics counts for 1, 7, 14, and 28 day active users don't add up

I am really curious about what '1-day-active-users', '7-day-active-users', '14-day-active-users', and '28-day-active-users' metrics mean in Google Analytics Active users report. The GA documentation ...
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Data is not showing accurate in Google Analytics funnel

How do I track my correct figure from funnel, I had create 2 funnel and the path are different from each other. But when I check the data in funnel visualization the numbers are showing same, below ...

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