Questions tagged [google-tag-manager]

Google Tag Manager is an analytics tracking tool made by Google. It enables uses to implement a variety of tracking options, run custom JavaScript, add custom HTML tags to the page and more, all without having to change code on the site.

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Average time on page shows <00:00:01 after moving Google Analytics to Google Tag Manager

Earlier in May 2020 I embedded the Google Analytics code through Google Tag Manager. Tracking seems to be fine, but after implementing that I see a weird pattern on the blog of the website. Blogs ...
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Google Analitycs and Woopra page views disproportion

I'm currently using both Woopra and Google Analytics (GA) to track customers on my page. I've added custom Google Tag Manager (GTM) code to the site header as well as custom Woopra config script. Then ...
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GA Limit of 500 hits per session - workarounds & awareness?

We're currently walking the fine line between gathering as much data about the user journey and interaction with the site - and also being aware of our 500 or bust limit that GA analytics imposes on ...
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Filtering on homepage pageviews in Google Data Studio (and wanting to include URL parameters)

I'm filtering to count homepage pageviews, I want to include visits to both the homepage (/) and the homepage with additional URL parameters e.g. (/?source=facebook&campaign=2020ads), will the ...
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Google tag assistant reports: “Same web property ID is tracked twice”

've added the following Google Tags code on my website. When I checked with Google Tag Assistant (Chrome Addon), I can find a yellow indicator against Google Analytics Tag which says to optimize "...
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JSON-LD GTM Tag for BlogPosting

I'd like to do schema markup for my wordpress blog in Google Tag Manager. I've integrated the variables for Image url and Date Published into my JSON-LD GTM Tag, but I get an error in the Google ...
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Use value from 1st party cookie as a data layer variable

I have a script on website (located in functions.php), generating some value which is stored in cookie. I would like to pass this value to a GTM data layer. I've tried to import this value from from ...
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AdWords Conversion tracking on a Single Page React App

Context: In not familiar with google AdWords at all, and I don't have access to the AdWords configuration system (whatever it may be). I'm on the dev team who built a food delivery platform. The ...
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Google Analytics setup for a site with many subdomains

I'm looking for best practice solutions for Google Analytics for a site which has many (1000s) of subdomains as part of a WP multisite network. Each subdomain is independent of each other (i.e. there ...
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How to track site search without query parameters in the URL?

I want to be able to track the site searches, but the site search on my site is not a dynamic search. Users can’t just type and enter the search button. They have to click on a pre-set result that ...
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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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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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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 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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Can Google Analytics goal tracking track conversion rates of landing pages and organic keywords?

I have a directory website, include lots of profiles and acetgories i.e Physicians, hospital and clinics On each page there is a consultation form, I need to track these metrics: Which organic ...
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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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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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Why events are not showing in custom table although events are seen in the real time report of Google Analytics 360 property

Events are coming in the real time report of Google Analytics but these events are not populating in the custom table. Considering thousands of events are being fired per second. Is it possible that ...
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How to track click through rate to external website using Google Tag Manager

I am trying to monitor the number of clicks on a ebanner on a website and this ebanner links to an external website. For example, if I'm on abc.com, clicking on the ebanner leaves abc and goes into ...
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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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GTM - Bad Event Tracking Code - Pageview Hit must precede event

I'm having trouble finding a GTM error. The error states that Google Tag Manager isn't receiving the URL/page-name in Google's Behavior->Landing Pages report before it receives an event. I'm not ...
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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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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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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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Under reporting of Enhanced E commerce data in Google

I created a sandbox Paypal account and made two separate purchases, while Google tag manager was in debug mode. In both cases the tag fired, but only one order showed up in Google analytics. The order ...
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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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How to set the default language for Facebook Messenger Chat Plugin for users not logged into Facebook?

I've been using this tip in order to add Facebook Messenger Chat Plugin on a website via Google Tag Manager, and it's working (many thanks!) But when the visitor is not connected to his Facebook ...
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How to count offsite link clicks with Google Tag Manager

I'm trying to count clicks on links leaving my site. For example, I have to count clicks on this link http://portal.adp.com/public/index.htm and I'm working from documentation at Tag Manager Help > ...
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Would it be beneficial to proxy and cache Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager's JS file is not "cached" normally and requires an extra connection to another server (i.e. new SSL handshake and DNS call). I was wondering is it beneficial to do an Apache proxy ...
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GA reporting shows sudden drop in direct 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 ...
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GTM and ActiveCampaign Site Tracking - sending email via dataLayer

My goal is to be able to integrate ActiveCampaign Site Tracking with GTM, however, AC Site tracking requires the email address to identify a user. Is it possible to just add the email via dataLayer ...
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Why are my Tag Manager triggers never firing when I set the condition to “matches CSS condition”?

In Tag Manager, I set up a Link Click trigger with these conditions: Click Classes > matches CSS selector > .amazon-button But for some reason, when I click on an Amazon button, the trigger never ...
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Why are the events set up in Google Tag Manager not being tracked in Google Analytics?

I think I'm experiencing a bug linking my GTag and Analytics account. In my Google Tag account I have the following event set up: As you can see every time there is a page visited that contains ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to implement offline conversion tracking?

In a Google Ads account I'm working on, all conversions are imported from Google Analytics. How can I define a Google Analytics goal which has the Google Click ID configurable, i.e. such that reaching ...
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Tracking outbound links with Google Tag Manager without hurting SEO

My website contains a widget with links to social media and I'm using a script to open the links. Because I'm not adding the links directly into href attribute I think the web crawlers may be missing ...
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How to set up a custom dimension with GA+GTM to distinguish pages with and without buttons

GOAL Hi to everyone reading this. Using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, the goal I am trying to achieve is to set up a custom dimension that would allow for distinguishing between pages that ...
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How to add event tracking to an anchor link click without an Address Bar change

Our WordPress website is using Divi, which prevents the anchor address being added to the address bar when clicking on anchor links. How do we use Google Tag Manager to track in Google Analytics ...
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Structured data: what are benefits and drawbacks in using Google Tag Manager vs dropping JSON-LD directly on the page?

I am setting up structured data for a website and am wondering about the benefits and drawbacks of using the Google Tag Manager vs putting script tags in the head. I'm building the site with HUGO so ...
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How to pass JavaScript errors to Google Analytics using Google Tag Manager

I've read this article: https://support.google.com/tagmanager/answer/7679411?hl=en It's pretty straight forwards: To configure a JavaScript error trigger: Click Triggers and then New. Click ...
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How can I get rid of these outbound links slowing my YSlow score? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make my website faster and GTMetrix tells me that (among other things) these links are lowering my YSlow score due to Leverage Browser Caching not being enough. They're all third party ...
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Do I still need Google Ad Services' script if using Google Tag Manager?

I have inherited a site that has both GTM tags (one Google Ads Remarketing that fires on every page with a Conversion ID but no label, and the Conversion Linker), and the standard conversion script as ...
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Does Google Tag Manager Make My Real Time count double in Google Analytics?

This week I encounter a weird real time number in my google analytics. The real time number is about 1000 while the active pages is just about 500. This happens after I put a custom tag manager to ...
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How can I get the value of a dropdown menu outside a form submission with GTM?

I have two dropdowns in my site, one for chosing a region and one for chosing a city. Both dropdowns are not within a form. I want to be able to capture the user's selection of both drodowns' values ...
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How can I track which links are clicked on which pages in Google Analytics?

Consider a website with these three pages: <!-- example.com/shirts --> <body> <a href="amazon.com/red-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/blue-shirt"> <a href="amazon.com/fabric-...
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Pagespeed Insights reports that Google Analytics is blocking main thread in page load

I'm chasing page speed, partly as proof that getting 90%+ is consistently achievable. My main issue now is Google Analytics. In the below example, it's loaded via Google Tag Manager, so there's just ...
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How do I hide the Google Tag Manager preview pane?

When using the "new" UI (version 2) of Google Tag Manager, I cannot disable the preview/debug pane. It's appearing on every page of my web site whenever I'm logged into my Google Apps account. I've ...
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Google Tag Manger Event for 301 Redirect

I have an image slider on my website. The entire slide is a link. I created a web page just to have a URL to use for a 301 redirect. Slide links to website.com/sample-page > Redirect is set to ...
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Google Tag Manager: Generate a valid schema at Window Loaded event

When using GTM, is it possible to generate a valid schema after the Window Loaded event? By valid I mean a schema that will use Data Layer variables that are created after the DOM Ready event and be "...
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Google Analytics Goal Special URL Parameters based on {{page URL}} event

In my Google Tag Manager Events, I am tracking Downloads use {{Page URL}} as the action. However, in my Analytics Goals, I'd like to use an event to track downloads of a SPECIFIC PAGE. So, ...
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Conversion Tracking on 3rd party Website using Google Tag Manager

I have the following scenario: Website A contains product description and links to the booking website B where the user places his order. I need to track conversions placed on the website B and have ...

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