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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

I am looking at a default "audience" chart, it shows total users per day, how can I add data over that chart in order to see average page speed ? So that I can see total users per day vs average ...
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How can I calculate max and min monthly budget on AdWords?

Lets say that I have the average monthly searches, competition, top of page bid (low range) and top of page bid (high range) and also 10% CTR for a keyword. How can I calculate the maximum and the ...
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Number of unique visitors staying 30 seconds or more + visiting 2 or more pages

I've been asked to report a number based on the number of unique visitors that stay more than 30 seconds AND visit two or more pages. My plan was to create a custom report or a segment based on these ...
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How to label and track 2 different page types (with vs without ads) in analytics?

Using Google Analytics, how could I label pages in my site so I can then see individual stats in Google Analytics. For example, I have over 500 000 pages in the site, and I want to compare the site ...
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Get a pie chart of latest custom variable (software version) from each user using Google Analytics

I'm trying to use custom variables to track client side software version number. It working great so far: the value of the user scoped custom variable is being sent to GA and I'm able to see the ...
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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 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 - how to track multiple sections of a site at once?

I need to track the pageviews and goal completions for the Blogs section of my website, and I used to do this simply by searching the word "/blog/" under Content, which would pull all of our Blog ...
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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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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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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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Accessing server stats using PHP

There are over 10 stats packages installed in my server (AWStat, Webalizer, etc) and cPanel has an interface to show them in terms of visitors, bandwidth, popular pages, etc. It is possible to access ...
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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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Why don't my Google Analytics traffic statistics match my webserver logs?

For a couple of months I've got a Wordpress website (http://www.tricky-design.com) online. I was curious how many visitor do visit my website therefore I'd setup a statistics counter Statpress (plugin ...
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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 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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How much percentage of total internet users are online at any given moment?

Also, how does this percentage change during the day? Is it different in developed countries than in developing countries?
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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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Why does StatCounter show less unique visitors than my Apache access log?

StatCounter shows yesterday as seeing 10,611 unique visitors to my site. I wrote a script that counted the number of unique IP addresses in yesterday's Apache access log. It counted 14,190 unique IP ...
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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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Is it possible to get browser market share by OS?

For development purposes, I'd like to get a rough estimate of the distribution of browser usage share, but everything I've been able to find just states overall market share. Is it possible to get ...
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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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What are the most popular web statistic scripts?

What are the popular web statistic scripts/web log analyzers? I'm searching for popular web statistic scripts like wusage, WebStat or WebAlizer.
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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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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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How do I show visitor count in my page?

I am using Google Analytics for tracking the visitors on my website. I can view all the stat reports from my Google login. I am wondering if I could place the visitor summary stat in my home page of ...
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Find out where the user has come from — previous page URL within the same site

Is it possible to use Google Analytics or a similar tool to track the users' inter-site click behaviour? I'd like to know how many users clicked on certain links on a particular page which lead them ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Analytics for Single Page JavaScript Webapps (Google Analytics?)

Can Google Analytics be used for tracking user behavior in a single page web application? I have used Google Analytics for typical websites but haven't used it for these type of web apps. If not ...
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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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SEO - Is it right that only 20% of visitors come on the homepage?

few days ago I was discussing with a xoogler about percentage of people incoming on a website, and how many of them really come on the homepage. He said that in a website that has been studied well ...
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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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Do you know any independent keyword (phrase) statistics trend website?

Does anyone know an equally impressive service that shows the amount of times a specific keyword (phrase) has been searched, as well as a branch of other similar words? The one discussed in this ...
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List of phones that support media queries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width? Is there any resource that lists which phones support media queries? I'm optimizing my site. It works ...