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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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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Question about tracking forms as a goal in Google Analytics

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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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GA reporting shows sudden drop indirect 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 using ...
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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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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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Google Tag Manager blocked in China..?

Our site uses Google Tag Manager and we have China users having issues - pointing to GTM as the culprit. I know and read that major google services are blocked in China, but does this include www....
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Hide Hubspot chat in some pages using Google Tag Manager

I have integrated the HubSpot chat function in our website using GTM. It works all fine. The issue here is that I want the chat to be hidden on our checkout page(due to some reason). Here's how I ...
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Can using same tracking number trigger two instances of Google Analytics page view count?

If you write the same Gtag code with the same ID twice, can it trigger 2 page views in Google Analytics, or does Google filter for these double cases? So would it be possible to artificially increase ...
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Events as Goals in Google Analytics for funnel visualization & flow

tl;dr Can Events (triggered and passed to GA by Tag Manager) be set up as Goals in GA to be used in funnel visualisation & flow without setting up a virtual pageview? Context Our lead funnel is ...
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Track links from a Facebook ad to an external site but display in my analytics dashboard

I am placing Facebook ad. The call to action in the ad is a link to a scheduling response card hosted by a third-party service -- not my domain, not my server. I would like to track links from the ...
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Getting the utm_source value

I've been trying to achieve following but without success. I have a task where I have to get the utm_source value and pass it to the form. As an example if user types in on google the domain and goes ...
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google tag manager universal analytics tag wont fire

I have a form using clickdimensions from which I would like to track which pages the form is being submitted on (it appears on almost every page on the site) I have code set up to push an event to ...
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Custom dimensions become undefined the second time I view them on the debugger

I think this is a Google Tag Manager bug, but I want to confirm. I'm using Google Tag Manager with the preview mode, which opens the debugging tool in my site. At first, the summary of fired tags ...
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In Google Tag Manager I have two Google Analytic tags, and want to know if my setup is correct

Google analytics beginner here. I'm developing a new way to capture custom dimensions for my team's site, and I want to know if there's anything that looks wrong with my setup. In Google Tag Manager,...
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How can I optimize Google Analytics for GTmetrix?

I'm optimizing my website using GTmetrix and I've got good grades, but it's still not perfect. Look at this image for PageSpeed: And this one for YSlow: The picture shows that my value is not ...
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How to send a GTM variable over as an event in GA

Through Google Tag Manager, I have successfully made a connection to track page views for my company site. I have debugged this in GTM and also see the "real time" results loading in Google Analytics....
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Google Analytics/GTM sometimes tracks the same pageview twice but with a slightly different hostname

We use Google Tag Manager (GTM) to send pageviews and other data to Google Analytics. I'm currently cleaning up our GTM container to make sure the data is getting sent accurately. I'm running into an ...
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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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How can I reduce the number of files required for integration with Google TagManager/Analytics/AdWords?

I'm working on a landing page which currently references these Google resources: https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-12345 (which then pulls n https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js,...
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How to set up google analytics custom report?

See bottom for the tl;dr, the first paragraphs describe the steps I have completed so far. I have written a script that collects information and pushes it to the dataLayer. In google tag manager ...
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How does GTM know to send enhanced eCommerce data when it's added to the dataLayer?

I'm asking this question to better understand how GTM works, in hopes of debugging it myself. But a better title might be: I want enhanced eCommerce to "just work" when I push to the dataLayer. What ...
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Implementing Google Enhanced e-commerce Tracking with Google Tag Manager

Implementation of Google e-commerce in my code I already have implemented the dataLayer variables and events in my code thanks to Google Tag Manager e-commerce implementation guide. Thus, I do have ...
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Error tracking clickthrough rate with GTM and GA

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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Set up Adwords referrer in Google Tag Manager

I want to track AdWords traffic from Google to siteA.com to siteB.com to the Payment Success page on siteB.com. I've set up a Google Tag Manager, added Universal Google Analytics with "allowLinker" ...
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Google Tag Manager + Facebook Messenger not working

I try to implent the Facebook Messenger code to my GTM. After importing and changing, it doesn't show up. Can anyone see whats wrong with my code? Code: <!-- FACEBOOK MESSENGER CHAT BOX --> &...
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Is duplicate Google Analytics Tag in Google Tag Manager a good idea?

I have a dilemma. Ever since I migrated to Google Tag Manager, I am not able to trigger Google Analytics custom events the way I used to do. If I choose Universal Analytics, it gives me a choice ...
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Can I test Google adwords conversion tracking on my local environment site?

First time setting up google conversion tracking for my client's custom form. I'm working locally on my localhost. I created a new conversion goal, configured custom tracking event, linked through ...
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How to enable enhanced e-commerce tracking on a website built with NuxtJS?

I have a website built with NuxtJS. Although I've been able to track events on the website, I'm facing difficulty in enabling enhanced e-commerce tracking on my website. Nuxt doesn't allow us to add ...
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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 force GTM to add tag in the <head>?

I've followed below steps for adding AdSense script inside of my website: Now that you have the code head over to GTM. Create a new tag. Provide a name. Select custom HTML as the tag template. Copy ...
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How to disable a code in GTM from firing on homepage

How can I disable a code from GTM on homepage? I want that code only on product pages. Thank you
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Why is Facebook Pixel firing the gtm.formSubmit event?

I have a Google Tag Manger container that contains a Facebook Pixel injector tag and a regular form submission tag (with standard form submission trigger). However, when the submit button of a form is ...
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Should each subdomain be its own property in Google Analytics?

I am auditing GA implementation for a startup and found they have a separate property for each of its subdomains. And yes, it is possible to navigate from subdomain to root domain and vice versa. ...
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GA Real-Time > content > Page showing same url with different page title

in realtime >content report Some pages showing the different title of the same page, e.g. /logos page actual title is Free Logo Maker ... but its also showing contactus page title for logo similarly ...

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