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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

One of our website has ranked well on Google and showed good Google Impression & Clicks etc.. Around July we implemented SSL for our website and website was now only available over https://www....
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Google Analytics reports more new users than new visitor sessions

Look at the screenshot: Do you see, that the amount of sessions, generated by new users, is lesser then the amount of new users? How can it be? Are there new users, who don't created sessions? If ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

We have recently had a website redesign, still with the same web address and host. Since launching the redesign Google Analytics has shown a huge drop in visitors, first to half and in the last three ...
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Are my website statistics more indicative than Google Trends?

I run a medium pop culture website (ranked 52 thousand and something), and have noticed in the last few years that certain keywords generate a lot of traffic for me. The keywords I use were very ...
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How can there be fewer sessions than visitors in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I found here a great explanation regarding the difference between users and visitors in GA, but somehow my stats (image attached) show 7330 New Visitors had 7312 Sessions (visits). How can there be ...
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Free domain redirect with simple statistics? [closed]

I wish to redirect my domain to a social media site. Until now it's been a 301 redirect provided by the domain registrar. Domain -> Social media site But what if I want to collect some simple ...
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Are resized browser windows a real-world use case?

I'm working on the styling of a site that uses bootstrap 3. The front-end is not my strong suit, and my role is cleaning up small issues. I develop my work on a desktop at full-width. We're using the ...
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Understanding of reCaptcha statistics

I am using "Invisible Recaptcha" and in recaptcha Admin console, I can download a CSV file with stats on recaptcha usage. I have difficulties understanding what each column means: This is my ...
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Google Analytics: what does XX.XX% of total sessions means?

I opened Google Analytics website->Demographics->Overview and got following data of my android app: There is a line at top right corner 71.12% of Total sessions What does above line means to the ...
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Google Analytics combine statistics from different URLs

I am working as a student assistent for a University on a Wordpress website that contains courses. They want for each course a overview of pageviews. The problem I am facing is that the course ...
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Google Analytics vs. Wordpress Statistics

I am currently working on a WordPress website, having installed Google Analytics. GA is running well, but especially with regard Facebook traffic, it shows completely other figures. After publishing a ...
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Conversion Rate Calculation - Industry Standard

This may come as an overly simplistic question. We are trying to calculate the total conversion rate for all of our forms. We have setup event tracking in GA and we are pretty confident in the counts ...
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Structured data disappeared from google console

I have two websites which are twin, both using schema.org microdata format to construct structured data. Both websites had their data visible in google webmaster console. But i noticed a sudden drop ...
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Does Google offer any data about search queries languages per country?

For example I need to see what percent of searches originated from Iraq is in English vs Arabic vs Kurdish.
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Why is session count shown rather than using count when requesting ga:users through the Google Analytics API?

I requested data thru the Google Analytics API with the following parameters: start date: 2016-06-14 end date: 2016-06-14 metrics: ga:users dimensions: ga:dateHour But looks like the result I get ...
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How to prevent page counts by search indexers

On a page I manage I store information about the most read pages and last read pages in the database. How can I manage to prevent taking into account accesses from search indexers? Note that I still ...
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In Google Analytics how do I determine which pages are losing page views month over month?

How do I show and order the pages which lost views (popularity) in Google Analytics? e.g. page A lost 350 unique visitors this month and page B lost 300, etc.
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automatically detect browser specific issues from usage statistics

Suppose you have a website that sells dog food (why not?) to people using a variety of browsers. Is there some way to automatically be notified if sales (or some other activity) suddenly stops for a ...
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How to store daily snapshot of site statistics in MediaWiki?

I'd like to chart daily page views/edits/numbers of pages in existence on a site with MediaWiki and Semantic MediaWiki installed. I have shell access to the site. How can you automate the storage of ...
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Announcing new website with a countdown: What load peak I have to deal with?

My corporate website is going to change: the new one is ready on a different server. I have to put a countdown of 24 hours on the current site home page, at "hour 0" I will switch to the new website (...
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A large percentage of my traffic originates from my own website's IP address [closed]

I've been going through my webalizer stats for the past few months, and on a month to month basis I have noticed this trend. A very high percentage (usually around 20% of traffic by KBytes) belongs ...
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Browser Language Preference Statistics by Country

I'm wondering which languages are most popular with internet users in countries around the world. My initial research found browser usage statistics by country, but nothing about proportional ...
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Does “unique visitors” in Google Analytics mean “number of different people”?

My website's Google Analytics shows me 100,000 unique visitors for a time period of 12 full months. Does that means that these are actually 100,000 different people that visited my website in a year?
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Best way to find out how many hits a site gets, without slow load times

I am building a translation website. One of my priorites is load times. Recently I added a Google Analytics tracking script, which provides exceptionally complex information about the site, but also ...
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Values for saved data and saved requests much lower in CloudFlare analytics for several months

For several months now the pie charts in my CloudFlare analytics show a much smaller value for the saved data and saved requests (around 5%). Before this the pie charts showed a saving of around 50% ...
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Do server stat tools work with CDNs?

If I pick a hosting package that offers CDN support, then how do server stat tools work, since web pages are served by different servers from all over the world? Can I rely on them in that case?
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How to track Google Analytics from a specific page on my website

I have a website that has a sign up form and login form (besides other pages, obviously). The sign up flow for goes as this: Landing page > SignUp Form > Thank you Page (Button click) > Login Page I ...
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Does Google Analytics not track data accurately when reporting the same pages to multiple accounts?

I am reporting my traffic to 2 different Google Analytics accounts. Using Universal Analytics, I am doing something like: ga('create', 'UA-XXXX', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); ga('create', 'UA-...
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Does Google Analytics influence Alexa rank?

Do the statistics seen in Google Analytics influence how Alexa ranks a site? Or does each service have its own rankings?
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Find 4chan post linking to your website?

I looked in my visitor statistics and saw that some people were coming from boards.4chan.org. Hmm, interesting. I'd like to see that post... Is there any way to find it?
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Google Webmaster Crawl Stats Missing

I added my website in Google Webmaster Tools two months ago and in "Crawl Stats" section I am seeing the following data. Pages crawled per day - Missing graph data for some specific date And the same ...
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How to view Web Server Activity via a command line or terminal

Is there a way to monitor the activity of a web server via the command line. I have seen in many movies webmasters watching a command line screen in which data is continuously moving up, seems to me ...
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Do we really need Google Analytics for better SERP positions?

We have been using Google Analytics on our main website for years, but recently we have tried another local stats system (Yandex.Metrica) and we are very happy with it - more than with the Google one. ...
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Analyzing logs: how to get page views broken down by page?

I have a WordPress site where we didn't enable "pretty" permalinks, and thus, all pages in it have URLs in the form ?p=3921. Now, when I log into the statistics page in my hosting provider, I see that ...
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Where can I find unfiltered search query statistics?

I would like to learn more about upcoming trends and I also need it for seo. I know Google Trends, but it displays only filtered statistics about what and how people search. Can you recommend me any ...
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Does Google Analytic count mismatching/unconfigured URLs?

Say url www.mysite.com is registered in Google Analytics and the tracking ID is UA-12345678-90. What happens if another site with URL www.anothersite.com uses this ID too? Does analytic count visits ...
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Seekins statistics package which shows IP address and browser version

I am looking at my AwStats results and see 11% of my visits are from MS IE 6. That sounds weird, and I would like to find out who it is. I suspect that if I can find a statistics package which ...
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Difference between Alexa, Google Analytics, Quantcast and Compete website statistics

I am getting confused by the following traffic metric systems: Google Analytics, Alexa, Quantcast and Compete metrics because they each show different values. ie. unique traffic, visits, pageviews, ...
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What's the difference between 'top servers' and 'active sites' in Netcraft's web server survey?

I'm looking at the graphs on this page and I don't understand the difference between two market share graphs: Market Share for Top Servers Across All Domains Market Share for Active Sites Across All ...
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How much traffic isn't reported by Google Analytics?

We keep finding inconsistencies between data in Analytics and the reports we get from other sources. In general, we notice about 40% less pageviews in Analytics than elsewhere: Correlating number of ...
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Vendor reliability and Privacy reputation

When observing my website stats at StatShow, I can see my internet reputation for: Trustworthiness Vendor reliability Privacy Child Safety My site had excellent results for ...
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Comparison of phrases containing the same word in Google Trends

If I compare three phrases in google trends : house sale house white house I get the following numbers: house -> 91 sale house -> 3 white house -> 2 The question is: Is "sale house" and "white ...
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Merge database statistics into google analytics

A couple of sites I administer have this situation: Google Analytics is set up for regular traffic reporting I have some sort of cron tab emailing/logging weekly/monthly statistics like number of new ...
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How can I find the approximate daily traffic of a site which I don't own? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to discover the traffic of a site I don’t control? I want to find the approximate daily traffic of a site which isn't ours, and the site is located in other ...
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Simple count visitors for front page for Joomla

We have a website with Joomla and we want to put a simple counter for visitors in front page of website, just the number of visitors. I use stat counter but the problem is that I can’t see all the ...
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Counting total number of distinct real people that have seen a web page?

What is most accurate method to count total number of distinct real people that have seen a web page? (not number of times that a page is requested). In other word what is your idea to make counting ...
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better site analytics service / script: real time statistics and time spent on pages?

I'm looking for a site analytics software (service or script) that must be easy to comprehend. GA is simply too much complicated and it misses some key features (for me). Missing features are: real ...
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Alternative to Google Analytics with A/B testing and PDF scheduling

Is there a hosted solution that competes with Google Analytics and has some of the heavy hitting features: A/B testing with regression analysis Conversion tracking Funnels Schedulable reports that ...
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Mobile Browser Usage Statistics

I'm looking for global mobile browsers usage statistics from time to time compared to desktop browsers. Any better ideas than http://gs.statcounter.com/ ? I need it as a reference for my college ...
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Google Analytics + External Site Statistics Tracking in one application?

My company is a broker in the real estate industry. As such, we send a lot of our listings to sites like Trulia.com and Zillow.com, among others. These sites direct leads to our realtors, and provide ...