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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URL fragments (hash) append to page title automatically

I am facing an issue (in IE): my url fragments (hash) will automatically add to the page title in my pageview (dt), but it only happens in IE. I have used the setTimeout as below, but the pageview ...
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Google Tag Manager and AMP

I am setting up AMP for my news site. Does anyone know if there is Google Tag Manager Support? I know you can use Google Analytics. I wonder if I use GA tracking code on all /amp/ pages it will track ...
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How do I keep track of UTM referrer during an account activation process?

I have an email campaign which has a tagged link to my website. It looks like this: http://example.com/join/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=search&utm_campaign=Outreach I want to know how many ...
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Is possible, feasible or even recommended (if possible), to change the title or the keywords of a page using Google Tag Manager?

Does Google Tag Manager could or should be used to change content in a page, like title, keywords or description?
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Google Analytics is taking too long to update despite events being below 40K per day

We have always had between 200K - 400K events per day reported on GA. This never caused a problem. Our GA updates took place every few minutes. Last month our GA started updating slower and slower, ...
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How to track site search in Google Analytics including result filtering and number of results returned?

I've been searching for information on how I can expand the internal site search results in Google Analytics. What I want is to link an event of someone filtering a search with what search term they ...
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Google Tag Manager “Now Editing” environment contains old tags and variables

My development environment has the tag for the "Now Editing" version of my container. But my development environment is firing tags that I removed from GTM a few versions ago. I'd like to understand ...
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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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GTM Universal analytics events don't show up in Google Analytics.

The Universal Analytics event tag that I have created is fired. It shows up in the Analytics Debugger as well as Network setting in developer options. But these events do not show up in my Google ...
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In Google Tag Manager, what is the difference between Click Target vs Click URL?

In the click triggers in Google Tag Manager what is the difference between Click Target vs Click URL? Source: https://support.google.com/tagmanager/answer/6106961?hl=en
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Can I track form submissions through Google Tag Manager?

I want to track form submissions on the website in Google analytics. I was considering to add the following code to the SUBMIT button, <input id=”contact-submit” class=”button” type=”submit” value=...
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How do I track my blogpost number of shares on social media and have them show in Google Analytics?

I am managing the web analytics of a wordpress blog. It has a plugin which gives the visitors share the blog on a number of social media. I wan to track how many of the users shred the blogpost and ...
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Google Analytics Not Tracking Mobile Visitors

A Google Analytics account I have access to seems to completely ignore visits from handheld devices. I originally noticed as the traffic count from handheld was only 15, compared to the thousands ...
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How should I access a variable after an async script is loaded?

I have a setup tag for a Tracking service called Clicky that loads asynchronously on every page. I need to access "clicky" variable from another tag, which is only accessible after setup async script ...
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Google Tag Manager Form Trigger

I have Google Tag Manager installed on all pages. I want a specific tag to fire when the user fills out a form on mysite.example/chanell1-theme The trigger I have set up now is: Choose Event: Form ...
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Implementing Google Analytics via Tag Manager - does it effect Google Analytics opt out browser plugin?

Im about to add Google Analytics to a new site, im going to do this via the Tag Manager, If i implement Google Analytics via the Tag manager as opposed to the Google Analytics tracking code, will ...
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If I'm using Google Tag Manager, can I still make “manual” calls to analytics.js?

If I'm using GTM and I'm calling a Google Analytics Pageview on MyPage, can I also make a call (after the call to invoke the GTM code) directly to analytics.js, such as: ga('send', 'pageview', 'page ...
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Goals with multiple events? Also is it possible to identify the event that completed the goal?

I have more than 20 different product logins in my website, which are all outbound. If every login is considered a conversion, the number of goals in Google Analytics are falling short as Google gives ...
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What does Google Tag Manager's Custom Image Tag do?

I am trying to understand how GTM works. Having inserted the container code to my page, I created two tags, "Custom HTML Tag" and "Custom Image Tag" and published them. In the "Custom HTML Tag", I ...
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Event tracking for Vimeo in Google Tag Manager

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to get this to work to no avail so thought I might see if anyone else has faced the same problem. I've been trying to setup event tracking to track ...
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Javascript in Facebooks in app browser

I am having issues tracking page views on a single page application using Google Tag Manager and events placed in a Javascript file. The main culprit is Facebook which I am losing about 2/3rds of my ...
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Where do google tag manager triggers display in google analytics

I have set up a trigger in tag manager. See below. It is my intention to log all outbound links. When i then log into my google analytic account i can't locate this data. Where would it be display. ...
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

I'm using Universal Analytics via Googe Tag Manager. I want to filter out my own IP in a view. Since I'm using IP address anonymization, I'm filtering both my full and my IP ending with 0. (e.g. 1.2....
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Is implementing Data Layer the only way to track revenue in Google Tag Manager?

I've been considering using Google Tag Manager to help upgrade my site to Universal Analytics. However, the main issue is that tracking Revenue and Ecommerce is hugely important, but implementing a ...
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How can I scan my entire website and audit it for installed JavaScript tags?

I have a website on a dev server that I want to scan for Google Tag Manager tags and Google Analytics tags to make sure everything's in place properly. Currently I have the Google Tag Assistant and ...
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Lead Forensics: Does it load synchronously? Integrating with Google Tag Manager

I'm troubleshooting why my GTM Custom HTML Tag for Lead Forensics (LF) isn't being reported back in the LF Visitors List. GTM only supports asynchronously loading tags, so I think that is the problem. ...
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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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How to remove Google Analytics refferal traffic with unknown hostname using Google Tag Manager?

I'm trying to remove ghost referral traffic in Google Analytics by excluding unknown hostnames coming to my site. This technique is described at: http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2014/03/11/goodbye-to-...
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Add UTM Parameters To External URLs With Google Tag Manager?

Is it possible to append UTM parameters to outbound clicks on links using Google Tag Manager? I've found many tutorials explaining how to track outbound clicks as events, but I need to append UTM ...
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Analytics Reporting Using Custom Dimensions With Changing Values

I'm looking to segment users on my website by those who are logged in and those who are not, and I'm a bit confused as to how it will work out implementation-wise. So my plan is: Create a user-level ...
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How do I segment logged in users in GA using GTM?

I would like to segment logged in and not-logged-in users using GA. The idea I have in mind is to create a Data Layer Variable (logged_in), and then ask my developers to push a value for that variable ...
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How do I track clicks in GA on dynamically created buttons?

We have a region in our website where we show two buttons: "Sign in" and "Sign up now" if the user is not signed in. If the user is signed in, we display a button "Access App". These buttons are ...
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How to make US websites faster in China?

We've been troubleshooting our site's performance in China. We've removed a lot of the scripts that were slowing pages down. Two critical things we can't simply remove are Google Analytics and Google ...
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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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Parent.dataLayer.push when iFrame is on https

I want to send information from an iFrame into the parent page using a parent.dataLayer.push, see: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22382182/google-tag-manager-datalayer-within-iframes/23095522#...
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Google Analytics not tracking clicks

I am using Google Analytics with the Google Tag Manager. I have set up triggers for all the links I want to track and have tested it in preview. They all work fine. So I go into the Analytics report ...
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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 remarketing tag on Wordpress site: can't find the CDATA comment

I have been struggling fixing the CDATA comment problem every time I inserted Google remarketing tag on our Wordpress e-commerce site. I Google tag assistant says it can't find the CDATA comment. For ...
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What should be considered when going from “old fashioned” Google Analytics to Tag Manager?

I already read a few questions on tag-manager such as "What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?" but haven't seen a question about going from a site already using Event ...
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Viewing results from tags implemented with Google Tag Manager in Google Analytics

I have some click events that I want tracked throughout a site and want to set this tracking up with Google Tag Manager. After setting the tags I am able to use the preview mode for tag manager to ...
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How to Track outbound clicks in google analytics

I know there are several ways that will help me find out how many times that user clicked on the outbound links but situation is pretty complicated. It is a school website, KENT SCHOOL DISTRICT and ...
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How to track pixel density with Google Tag Manager

I originally had it setup like How to see pixel density (Retina) in Google Analytics? with Universal Analytics by setting custom demisions. However, we recently had to switch to tag manager. ...
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Can Google Analytics be implemented on a site with multiple iframes using Google Tag manager?

I'm working on adding Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. I'm adding the tracking code to an existing tag programmed using Iframes in almost every page of the site. There are multiple ...
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StumbleUpon Social Interaction Tracking using Google Tag Manager

I have a StumbleUpon button at the bottom of each page but I can't figure out how to trigger and send a Social Interaction to Google Analytics (Universal). This button is wrapped inside an iframe. ...
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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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Tracking rotating Ads with Google Tag Manager

So at the moment we have our ads setup using event tracking in Google Analytic (Universal) and they are implemented in this format: <a href="example.com" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Banner Ad - ...
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When having multiple firing rules in Tag Manager - “and” or “or”?

Let us say I have some tag in Tag Manager. This event has two firing rules: "All pages" "Domain equals domain.com" Is this seen as an: (1) AND (2) or: (1) OR (2) This is quite important for ...
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Why is my Custom HTML tag not fired in Google Tag Manager

I have a Custom HTML tag in Google Tag Manager that is actually very simple. It consists of the following code (a GTM Macro): {{html generator}} This tag is only fired on the Thank-you page on my ...
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What is the difference between google tag manager and google analytics?

I am reading about web analytic and came across GTM and GA. It seems that GA is a service provided by google which generates reports and statistics on website traffic. As per my limited understanding ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

Internet Explorer has a non-standard P3P privacy policy implementation (what a surprise). This prevents cookies from being loaded in iframes. Google Tag Manager uses an iframe. Does this cause ...