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On Google Sheets Google Analytics Add on, how can I filter by page?

I am using the Google Analytics Add on in Google Sheets. I need to add a filter that enables my report to only show URLs containing the word "blog" The blog pages are not in a directory, e.g....
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Modify rewrite rule to match ONLY directories, NOT directories AND files

I have the following rule in my .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^[^/].*/(dir1|dir2|dir3)(.+) $1$2 [QSA] It works great for the directories except sometimes it conflicts with files. How can I modify this ...
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Regex to Filter Custom Date Dimension

I am hoping to get the regex formula for a custom dimension we have set up in our Google Analytics for publish date. I want to filter the data so I can see publish dates only 90 days before today to ...
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Non-ascii characters in RewriteRule :alpha:

I have RewriteRule ^([[:alpha:]]+)$ do-something.php?parameter=$1 and it works for URLs like .../Virtanen. For .../Mähönen I can use ([ÄÖäö[:alpha:]]+, but that of course fails for, say, .../Vadén. ...
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Can regex or wildcards be used in Google Temporary Removals?

The problem /[venue]/program The above url accesses a program page to which a date parameter is added. This url will give the program for todays date at a particular venue: /[venue]/program?date=[...
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Generate UTM parameters from a url parameter for Google Analytics (WP Hosting)

I am generating QR Codes and to keep it as clear as possible, I want a short URL, then expand to a full address + UTM or at least have Google Analytics understand. QR Code payload: https://example.com/...
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Why Doesn't "location /" Match Every URI in Nginx

In Nginx, according to this question's answer https://stackoverflow.com/questions/59846238/guide-on-how-to-use-regex-in-nginx-location-block-section when using no modifier between the location ...
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Regex to match a specific page path in Google Analytics based on what it starts with and what it ends with

I need to come up with a regular expression that matches all page paths that: starts with /google+redesign/ AND ends with /quickview. What would a correct regex combination look like?
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How to make a graph in Google Data Studio showing specific url parameters that were queried in my site?

I have a search page on a hotel property website that can have up to 12 parameters in the url. Note that sometimes it may have none of these parameters. The parameters are all for optional ...
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How are slashes added between htaccess mod_rewrite variables

I was looking at two different variants of redirects: RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [L,R=301] RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] And noticed that in the first ...
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Google Analytics: Filtes query include only homepage with subdirectory

I want to create a Regex query to filter only the homepage with some subcategories. I have multi-language home pages with the this structure: mail.example.com/en/ example.com/ example.com/de/categoy/...
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Rewrite wildcard rule to redirect images that works with HTTP, HTTPS and Firefox HTTPS-Only mode

This set of rules causes the nolinks.jpg image to appear if anyone tries to link directly to an image from a remote site. It is working well but with the latest Firefox, the browser is forced to ...
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How Can I Use Screaming Frog to Find Specific Text Using RegEx or XPath?

I'm using Screaming Frog to crawl my site. I created a custom search to look for "myterm". When i crawl the site, the reports shows how many occurrences of "myterm" are shown on ...
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.htaccess url rewrite remove 2 id

Is it possible to delete 2 parameters ID of the url & just show the number. Currently i have url like this: http://localhost/photo_gallery/public/product_configurator.html?prometheus_id=10082&...
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Url changing with htaccess

I have a web presentation with some typical url adresses. Now I need to add a rewriterule for a different languages, examples: domain/club -> do not change domain/club/path -> do not change ...
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301 redirect with regex: how to match any file at top domain level (not in a subdirectory)?

I need to redirect URLs of all .dmg files at domain's top level to specific folder. By way of example: http://example.com/file.dmg to http://example.com/downloads/file.dmg I can't hard code the domain ...
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Setting up a Destination Goal in Google Analytics using Regex

I want to set up a destination goal in GA to determine when a user reaches the end of a flow, or basically has completed a process. The problem, the URL changes depending on the activity of the user ...
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htaccess Redirect Using Regex

I have 2 redirects that work fine: Redirect 301 /namedeal/ca_domain_name.php /namedeal/cheap_domain_name.php Redirect 301 /namedeal/ws_domain_name.php /namedeal/cheap_domain_name.php I want to be ...
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Hide the subfolder from appearing in url

I want to move from www.example.com/_/randomfolder to example.com/randomfolder. It should acces the contents from /_/randomfolder but should show example.com/randomfolder. What I have tried: Trial 1 ...
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set header 410 for random generated folder path

I have thousand of error URL with patterns like this https://example.com/feeds/74750882288885xxx/comments/default where 74750882288885xxx is a random number, I need help to set this URL to be 301 ...
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Multiple URL's in Google Analytics Goals Funnel Step

Have a landing page with 3 packages: 1 of the product, 3 of the product, 6 of the product, each option has their own checkout URL but all will have /thank-you in the URL once purchased. So they all ...
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Redirects for both paths and posts in the path

I rarely need to do redirects and when I do they're usually simple. This time I'm trying to do something a little more advanced and I'm stumped. Regex is hard :) This is a WordPress site and I'm ...
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htaccess redirect based on referrer URL string

I have a 3rd party who POST's to a specific page on my website. They post a file and my site does some wizardry with the contents of that file. The request URL would be for example https://example....
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How get Google Analytics report of selected pages using an regex?

We want to make a report of visitors of a selected set of pages. So we use "Behavior" > "Site Content" > "All Pages". We fill in part of the pagenames, so FR_PLT* for pages FR_PLT_01, FR_PLT_02 and ...
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regex interpretation for a json additional properties

I aim to create a condition for additional properties in JSONschema that handle any schema (all the types such as object|array|Boolean|string|number|null) and if the type is a string then it could be ...
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301 Redirects what does ([a-z]+)-(.*) and ([0-9]+)-(.*) mean

I just checked an .htaccess file with some custom redirects. There are two redirects I don't fully understand: RedirectMatch 301 ^/news/([0-9]+)-(.*) /blog RedirectMatch 301 ^/news/([a-z]+)-(.*)/$ /...
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regex on htaccess not working as expected

I have this rule on my .htaccess that doesn't work as I would expect: RewriteRule ^/rg$ /download/file_1.pdf [NC,L] I would like to redirect all the requests from www.example.com/rg to download this ...
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Robots.txt allow directory root while disallowing all deeper URLs

I would like to allow a path and disallow everything else in the directory. User-Agent: * Allow: /example/ Disallow: /example/* Will this work? If not what would be a better way of doing this?
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Google Analytics Funnel Goal Funnel using RegEx

I've created goals using Google Analytics to track the number of pageviews and goal conversions. I have 2 goals in mind. First Goal: User made an appointment without going to other sites > Thank you ...
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IIS URL Rewrite: Pattern starting with forward slash never matches

I am using IIS URL Rewrite and this one has stumped me. I am redirecting a URL with specific subfolder to a new URL. e.g. https://myapp.example.com/customsite1 redirected to https://newsite1-myapp....
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How could I forcibly output the default 403-forbidden error page when http://example.com/not_found is requested?

This is my first question on StackExchange so bear with me, here is a brief breakdown of my current setup: Two different domains, two different TLDs (.dk and .de) on the same hosting plan for the ...
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How to create RegEx table in Google Tag Manager that finds a word in the URL of ClickURL?

How do I create RegEx table that find a word in the URL of ClickURL? I want to that the RegEx table will check if the word "online" exists in the ClickURL - if so, the input will be "online".
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.htaccess redirect strip old system content from end of URL

Looking to redirect all URLs which look similar to this: https://www.example.com/discussion/topix/random-page-title.133760/posts/1255466/rate?rating=13&_Token=78139%2C1464617730%...
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Redirect 301 from old domain to a new one affect google rank

I did the redirect from my old domain store to a new domain using 301 rules on .htaccess as simplified below: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} /store/catalogsearch/...
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REGEX with RewriteRule

This regex is confusing. I want to know its exact meaning. I try to explain by myself. I hope I won't get an error understanding. Please kindly correct my thoughts. RewriteRule "(^|/)\.(?!well-known)"...
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Filtering Google Analytics pages for Uppercase characters

I'm trying to see if users have accessed URLs with uppercase characters. I have gone into Behavior>Site Content>All Pages and am attempting to filter using Regex. However, my syntax is not ...
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Google Analytics traffic filter setup (regex needed?)

I need help in setting up a traffic filter on Google Analytics. I want to include traffic from the following URI: www.example.com/cc/ll/store/ store.domain.com Traffic from different URIs must be ...
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combine trailing slashes in analytics

Inside my analytics profile, I have to aggregate data from URLs when they are on separate rows because example.com/path is different from example.com/path/. This is a huge usability headache, so I ...
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Google Tag Manager - matching dataLayer Variables using regex

A number of pages on the site have a custom field that contains a word or a phrase (industry market segment) that get displayed in my dataLayer. I am then using that market segment variable to trigger ...
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Is this literal or code in the .htaccess file?

Background: Recently, a business acquaintance contacted me because of strange behavior on his website. As may be expected, I found that the site was compromised. One of the signs of the compromise ...
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Modify existing htaccess rewrites to not match particular URLs

Trying to rewrite only particular URL's, for example:- (1) I want to rewrite:- http://www.example.com/keyword-1 http://www.example.com/keyword-1/sub-keyword http://www.example.com/keyword-1/?p=50 (...
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