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 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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What is the best way to calculate an average bounce rate that is split between two tracking ID's in Google Analytics?

Say you were using one UA-ID for half a year and switched to another UA-ID in the second half of the year. How can you calculate the overall average bounce rate for the whole year? As far as my math ...
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Google Analytics - Separate Views For Subdomains Aren't Returning Data

I've setup new views in Google Analytics last week, but I'm not getting any data from them at all. We have our main site: http:// www.example.com which is using the old version of GA: var _gaq = _gaq ...
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Excluding events from Universal Analytics (opt_noninteraction)

Our website tracks clicks out to App Stores as custom events as a means of tracking conversions. However these external clicks are counted as bounces in GA, which we don't want as these are acceptable ...
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Decrease in index URLs,and drop in traffic [duplicate]

A site that I work for has had a drop in traffic over the last few weeks.and also Decrease in INDEXING the no of URL's . However, having had a look in Google Webmaster tools, there has been a big ...
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Google Analytics - customize view as statcounter's “Recent came from”

I recently moved to Analytics and was overwhelmed by the choice. A view I'm missing from Statcounter is the "recent came from", which is a list of recent referral activity and the landing page, as ...
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Determine transactions from users who visited a specific page

I'm hoping to confirm my understanding how how segments work in Google Analytics. I've created a segment with only the following Condition: Page - contains - r=hp Will this segment include any users ...
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How to find the keywords that Google searchers are using to find my site [duplicate]

I have been using Google Analytics for some time and unfortunately it hides the searches that have led users to click into my site. Is there any reliable source where I could check the daily searches ...
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Analytics reporting all subdomains but not the main domain

My main domain is say example.com. Now I have a dozen subdomains and I have created Views for each subdomain with this filter: "Include only > traffic to the hostname > that contain" So for the ...
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Google Analytics Not Detecting Tracking Code

I installed google analytics tracking code on my website. It is not being detected on the google analytics app. I did notice though that the default url in the google analytics app is set to http://...
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How to make analytics refresh after certain event?

I have a form which submits using AJAX. My client requested analytics to be updated with a new URL when submit is successful, so they can get statistics on completion vs abandonment of that form. The ...
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Regular expression for pages in Google Analytics that matches full words only

I am trying to create a regular expression to see all my landing pages in one search result. This is what I have so far, but this regular expression does not consider the (\W|$)), meaning that I ...
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Do subdomains have an impact on a root domain? [duplicate]

My domain discountbox.in was performing well on the Google search engine. A couple of days back we launched the blog and forum on the subdomain discuss.discountbox.in and within the next 2 days we ...
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Is there a way to see Desktop Events vs Mobile Events in Google Analytics like it does Goals?

In Google Analytics in the Mobile Overview it shows Desktop / Mobile / Tablet and has columns for conversions/goals. Most of our setup is using Event triggers not linked to any Goal though. For ...
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How to get the number of visits by page, for pages from a website?

How to get the number of visits by page, for all pages from a website? (I use Google Analytics, and know how to create a report for that, but I only have the 10 first pages).
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Google Analytics on Demo Site

Will adding the UA code of the live site to a revision site affect anything adversely? They are, technically, two different sites with different metrics. I don't want to lose the old data when I ...
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How to secretly rewrite Google Analytics campaign codes to main page?

I want to create a simple "secret" mod_rewrite redirect (not shown in user's browser address box) to redirect: http://www.mydomain.com/code -> http://www.mydomain.com/?utm_source=redirect&...
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How to structure my AdWords campaign for testing and different groups of keywords?

I am starting an AdWords campaigns and I will measure conversion rates using the AdWords conversion tracking pixel. Conversion might be account creation or a concrete sale. As it will be a test ...
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Sub Domain Anaytics Tracking

I have a WordPress multisite with two sites. One at the main domain, and one at a sub-domain. I have Google Analytics running on both sites, and it is turned on to track sub-domains. See screenshot:...
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How to hide “all traffic” when plotting rows in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

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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Avoiding Personally Identifiable Information in Custom Variables in Google Analytics

We are currently logging the type of user via custom variables. The types are to do with the level of service they have - gold, silver or bronze or just a regular non-logged in user. Ideally what we ...
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Google Analytics of Blogger site (with Content Warning)

I have applied the following Google services to my Blogger site (with Content Warning enabled): Google Analytics Google AdSense However, I cannot obtain 2 sets of web statistics data from Blogger's ...
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What is the correct way to track carousel click through using Google Analytics?

I have a simple carousel with multiple slides on our home page, and I want to use Google Analytics to track how effective each slide is. What is the correct way to do this in GA? I could use: ...
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Using google analytics goals to optimise goals in adwords

We have set up goals in analytics to do with time on site, we also have an adwords campaign running, i noticed in adwords you can set up a conversion in adwords. But this only works by putting code ...
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Get reports in Google Analytics for smart phones only (not tablets)?

I'm trying to use Google Analytics to see how mobile phone browsers are performing on my site compared to users with larger displays. If I click the 'mobile' tab I can see goal and ecommerce ...
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Google analytics tracking flow from another domain

Is there a way to track the flow of Google Analytics from another domain using same UA code so that we can check the visitors flow? So if someone enters the google.com/hello and the page refers to ...
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Google Goals process not working through similarly named pages

Well, I'm at a loss. I've ensured that my tracking script is in etc etc, and I've set up my goal and funnel path, but only the first step is ever being shown on the funnel. Goal URL: /checkout/...
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where can I find the 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics

I believe there is a 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics, however I cannot find it and there is little to no documentation on this. Does this still exist in GA and, if so, what report shall I ...
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Issue tracking multiple domains with Google Analytics

I have 2 domains mydomain.com and mydomain.net which I'm trying to track with the same GA code. Here are the options I turned on: Subdomains of mydomain ON Examples: www.mydomain.com -and- apps....
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linking Google AdWords account to Google Analytics account

I have a Google Analytics account that has two profiles, one for www.ayrshireminis.com and one for www.crmpicco.co.uk. I have a Google AdWords account that I would like to link to my Google Analytics ...
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Where can I track campaigns in Google Analytics?

I'm trying to track campaigns in Google Analytics. I was able to create them, but I'm not sure where I can check the stats for them in Google Analytics.
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Track sales and commission with third-party tool

I have a clothing website where I link to various clothing retailers. I have reached an agreement with one of the retailers whereby they will pay a commission to us for every sale they make from ...
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Tracking untagged adwords visits in Google Analytics

In the event an AdWords campaign doesn't tag its ads, is there any way to identify the traffic (I know I won't get the low-level type of reporting available through properly tagged campaigns, I just ...
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Tracking Search Filter Parameters Using Google Analytics

I'm just wondering if there is a way to do this using Google Analytics. Let's say I have a search filter like the one used in Trulia.com There is a text search for the location with other drop-downs ...
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100% visitors drop off after home

I have a WP 3.3.2 site and i use the google analytics code. Though everything seems ok with the results i get there is an error. All visitors drop off after homepage. You can check the image here. ! ...
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Any other web Analytics tool other than Google Analytics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a better analytics package than Google Analytics? Is there any other more advanced web analytics tool than Google Analytics? Even though Google Analytics fulfills all ...
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Most efficient and SEO & Google Analyitics Friendly way to redirect

I am looking for the most efficient way to redirect users to different web pages on my server using a keyword off of the main domain. So http://www.example.com/keyword might take you to a longer URL ...
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google analytics api from desktop which method to use clientlogin, authsub, oauth

I have written a simple php program to fetch google analytics data. I did this to test how to authenticate and how to get data feeds. it is working well. Actually my plan is to display a small ...
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Google Analytics exclude filter not recognizing multiple patterns

I'm trying to exclude my top-level page and certain section pages from a custom report using the exclude filter. It works for a single pattern (i.e. \news), but when I try multiple patterns separated ...
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Switching to Universal Analytics in Tag Manager

My Google Analytics codes are implemented via Google Tag Manager. However, I'm trying to upgrade to Universal Analytics. According to Google's guide on switching from Classic to Universal via Tag ...
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GTM Cross Domain displaying data for all sites on each property.

I set up cross-domain tracking so that a user's session would be followed as they pass through each of the sites we own. After it was done being set up, and I go in to review my properties, I'm seeing ...
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Funnel Visualization - Goals

I have setup a funnel visualization for a destination goal for mobile. The funnel is showing up however it is showing it at a session level. I want the data to show me at a User level i.e how many ...
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Advanced GA Filter - What does it do?

I've inherited a website's analytics set up - and there are several filters as in the example below. I'm trying to figure out what they do - but a regex noob.
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Google Analytics: why does search input have less clicks than the submit button?

I recently added Enhanced Link Attribution to my site and was looking over some of the data. I noticed that the search input box had 1% of the clicks, and the submit button had 14% of the clicks. This ...
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Tracking between blog and webshop on same domain

I have a webshop (Magento) on mysite.com. I have a blog (wordpress.org) setup on mysite.com/blog My goal is to setup tracking in such a way that I can see data for the blog and separate data for the ...
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Disadvantage of creating tracking source

Is there disadvantages of creating your own link tracking source (Example: ?src=publication ) instead of using Google's utm_source? Two things that I see that it's an advantage using my own tracking ...
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Joomla and Google Analytics advanced options in tracking code

I want to insert google analytics tracking code in my joomla site. so i registered in the official site of google and saw there is an advanced tab with three more options than standard. Do i have to ...
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How to use google ecommerce to track the registrations?

I am using the below code for tracking the registrations var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-xxxxxxx']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', 'website_name']); _gaq.push(['...
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Splitting blog and main site into two different webmaster and anlytics profiles - best practice?

We have a site running on a main domain http://lightandspace.co.uk (60 indexed pages), and a blog running under the subdomain http://blog.lightandspace.co.uk (250 indexed pages) I currently have them ...
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how can i track visits to ALL of the subpages of my website COMBINED TOGETHER?

Right now I'm using statcounter and Google analytics. They are great. But my counts are currently separated. Ex: website.com = 1000 visits a day, website.com/about = 50 visits a day, website.com/...