Questions tagged [referrer]

Is a HTTP header field that identifies the address of the webpage (i.e. the URI or IRI) that linked to the resource being requested.

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Why doesn't Edge/16.17025 send referrers?

Does anyone know why Edge/16.17025 wouldn't send referrers? Are there any registry keys or options to control this? There are meta tags on the page that have Referrer-Policy set to unsafe-url and ...
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Increase in self-referrals in Google Analytics since implementation of CDN

Since the implementation of a CDN, my self-referrals have gone from being non-existent to thousands per day, the referral report in analytics with full referrer as a secondary dimension show that the ...
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URL inspection tool in Google Search Console shows “N/A” for sitemaps and a bizarre referring page

I recently used the "URL Inspection Tool" on the new Google Search Console BETA version. When I check the homepage of my website, it shows "N/A" on the "Index Coverage" card under "Discovery" in the ...
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Where does campaign source “LIN” come from in Google Analytics?

We are running digital campaigns on two websites and both are recording a top traffic driver where the campaign source = LIN. There are no other campaign parameters (campaign, medium, etc.) and we ...
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Google Analytics - display campaign pages showing up as 'referral' traffic

I tag all Facebook advertising as facebook / display with utm tags, which enables me to see which campaigns are driving traffic and conversions from those ads. However, I also see a large number of ...
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How to use utm_source with Github analytics

I have a resource hosted in a public Github repository. I am using Github Analytics to estimate the traffic coming to the resource. Since Github also shows referring sites on the traffic page, I'd ...
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Google Analytics showing the previous page path as the current page

My data shows that for one of my pages, Previous Page Path and the page are the same. After Googling, I see this can be due to page refreshes or uploads. I tried to test this out, by uploading/...
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'google.com / referral' showing up too often recently. But why?

recently i'm experiencing that GA is showing a ton of 'google.com / referral' traffic on 2 separate websites that i manage. Before this amount was near to zero. Both sites started to produce this ...
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IIS7 Rewrite to block bad inbound linking not working

I want to block users to our site that are coming from links on seriously inappropriate website (e.g. warez, link bait sites, etc). I have tried this but doesn't work - I go to the blocked site, ...
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Custom “WhatsApp” Channel does not work with the default Google Analytics channel grouping

I have a GA account, where someone added "WhatsApp" to the Default Channel Grouping like so: Looking at the Acquisition > Channels report using source / medium as a secondary dimension and filterd by ...
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Google hangout referrer traffic

I show a modal window to those referring from Google search on my landing page. The problem is that when someone comes from Google hangout or gmail, the modal window pops up as well. I don't see a ...
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127.0.0.1 as referrer url

I have written some code to my website that shows some information about online users to admin user. one of these information was the host of referrer url of the user. I saw some 127.0.0.1 in the ...
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Referral traffic from queuecumber.corp.google.com

I've noticed some referral traffic today from queuecumber.corp.google.com Following the referral source redirects you to Moma (I believe this is Google's intranet) Now I'm wondering if this is ...
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Hide referrer header from 3rd party website

Right now my site uses http and has many links to one other website (say https://instagram.com). I would prefer they not see that clicks come from my site. I also do not want https to be seen ...
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The referral count under acquisition tab not showing expected results on Google Analytics

I made a collaboration where some blogs wrote about our website (franciacortacircuit.com) and linked us, so i opened Google Analytics (GA) to see how many people visited our website by clicking on ...
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A social network called “socialnetwork” in Google Analytics

I have stumbled across a social network that Google analytics recognises as simple "socialnetwork" which is referring some users to my site, as shown in the image below: Does anyone know where this ...