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Universal Analytics was the default version of the Google Analytics code for properties created between 2012 and 2020.

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How to extract Universal Analytics data from earlier than 2023? [closed]

I have been testing online products to extract historical Universal Analytics (UA) data and I'm finding that the two that I have tried have limitations. I am wondering if there is any tool (free ...
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Configuring GA4 to Display Aggregate Traffic on Filtered Pages, Similar to Universal Analytics

In GA4, I want to have a graph showing the total visits on certain pages that I have filtered. With Universal Analytics, when you went to 'Behavior', 'Site Content', 'All Pages', it was possible to ...
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How to set up event parameters/custom dimensions in Google Tag Manager start up JavaScript for Google Analytics 4

I have been using Universal Analytics previously and now switched to Google Analytics 4. In UA, along with the page view we used to set and send a custom variable called userName. This variable helps ...
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GA4 showing far fewer page views (50% or less) than UA

I have configured Google Analytics (Universal Analytics) and GA4 across all of the pages on my website. I have verified that Google Tag exists on each of the pages using Google Tag Assistant. If I see ...
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Google Analytics (Universal): Regex Filter on report for multiple pages

I'm setting up an Analytics report and want the data from two pages combined. I don't want the data from any of the subpages or parent pages included. Say that the pages are Trier Blog and ...
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The same google tag triggers for different tags and websites

I have a one Google tags container for 2 websites: web1 and web2. I have one simple trigger created -> "Some Link Clicks" -> click class to check if someone clicks email addresses. ...
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Google Tag Manager events not registering in GA4 but do in GA

I have several tags/triggers in Google Tag Manager( both script/non script versions - https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js and https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html) that clearly show up in the ...
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Google Analytics UA: Zero Hits but multiple users

within my Google Anayltics UA-driven site I have that overview on data with zero hits on all pages but multiple users/new users/time on page - see screenshot. Why is that and how can I fix it?
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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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How to see what page along conversion funnel results in the most conversions in Universal Analytics

I have a conversion configured for booking an appointment for a store. This works fine, however I am trying to break down which store page results in each conversion. Home > Store A > Book ...
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Traffic source issue in GA4 with subfolders

We have established 2 properties from 2 different accounts in ga4 for tracking our website general English root domain example.com in the first property and tracking its subfolder example.com/es/ in ...
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2 _ga cookies are generated at the same time

I think Google Analytics sees more visitors than it actually is because 2 _ga cookies are generated at the same time and the user ID are duplicated because of this on my opinion. GA is installed via ...
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Three identical views = Different numbers

For my website, which I'm tracking with Google Tag Manager and Universal Analytics, I have three identical views (i.e. I simply copied the original view). For the same time-frame (in this case ...
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Get Instagram referral profile/user's name in Google Universal Analytics or GA4

Is there a way to find out which exactly Instagram user was a referral for session/conversion in Google Analytics (preferably Google Analytics 4)? I've have tried to explore all reports but couldn't ...
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10 seconds on site within Google Analytics versus Tag manager Timer

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic coming from our marketing campaigns. For one of our customers we are currently running vastly different campaigns on the same site. To easily split the ...
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Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Behavioural Flow not populating

GA: UA behavioural flow worked perfectly (I think, I am getting confused on all the different implementations) when I added this snippet of code to my app.component of my Angular 10 project: ...
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How can I display data about a custom event on a particular page using GA4 Analytics?

So using GTM, I designed a custom event and I am able to collect data and send it to Google Analytics. However, the data collected is about that event in general, not about that event occurring on a ...
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Is there equivalent functionality for Universal Analytics behavioural flow in Google Analytics 4?

Google Analytics: Universal Analytics behavioural flow was a fantastic tool and so simple to use. But I have had to change to Google Analytics 4 and this feature is not as clear. I cannot tell if it ...
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Why checkout step not recorded in the Google Analytics report?

I'm making an enhanched ecommerce tracking with google analytics. I'm following the existing implementation in gtag.js. I have 4 checkout steps including shipping method data, payment method data, ...
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Multiple Google Analytics: Universal Analytics tracking tags configured on the same website

We just noticed that our website has two Google Analytics: Universal Analytics tracking tags configured. Our website has the standard Google Analytics Javascript code snippet and also has a Tag ...
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When adding Google Analytics 4 support to a site that already has Universal Analytics, do I need both analytics.js and gtag.js, or is gtag.js enough?

I have a website that is running the Universal Analytics (UA) version of Google Analytics. I would like to add support for Google Analytics 4. The documentation for adding Google Analytics 4 support ...
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Google Analytics - Is there a way to import Universal Analytics property data into Google Analytics 4 property

All these days for our company website we are using Google Analytics' Universal Analytics property for tracking and analyzing the data. Since Google Analytics GA4 has lot of improved and new tracking/ ...
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Tracking splits in behavior flow for a 'simultaneous' split test?

What do I have? A category page with multiple product cards such as below. The (highlighted in blue) thumbnail, title and a sticker on the top right are all clickable, and all lead to the same ...
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Use Analytics + Tag Manager to track link clicks of specific URLs

For a PDF brochure that is accessed through a banner link, how would one track the clicks on that banner using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager? I've been following this tutorial, and this one. ...
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Google Analytics: why are the # of unique page views different from # of sessions of a segment on page level?

I have a page abc123. Google Analytics tells me that this page abc123 has 1000 unique page views. I create a segment on session-level with the condition: page==abc123. Google Analytics tells me that ...
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How to separate 2 different types of search events in my Google Analytics data?

I've got two kinds of searches in my website: /blog/search?q=some-blogpost /products/search?q=some-product I want to be able to analyze the searches my users are making on both of those channels ...
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Data streams from Google Analytics 4 for a Single Page App page views?

I'm implementing Analytics in a new project and it seems to have changed. Now they have this Data Stream properties, where you collect a bunch of data automatically. https://support.google.com/...
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Will this count as two pageviews in GA, and do I need the second pageview?

I'm having a hard time finding clear documentation on how to handle this situation and what best practise is. Question: How off is my implementation and what steps should I take to fix it? Will it ...
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How to exclude URL parameters from Google Analytics reports?

The number of unique URLs on our site exceeds the limit in our Google Analytics. We tried to exclude URL Query Parameters in the View Settings but it doesn't work, GA continue to record all of them as ...
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I have a youtube video on my page - how can I see play events on Google Analytics?

I have a youtube video embedded on my website. How do I see how many play events happened on each day, from which sources etc? I use Wix, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.
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How can I tweak the Google Analytics tag via Google Tag Manager to enable Enhanced Link Attribution

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/enhanced-link-attribution after reading the docs I'd like to edit the UA tag in GTM to add this line: ga('require', 'linkid'); ...
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Is it possible to amalgamate analytics from Facebook, Instagram, et cetera into Google Analytics

I would like to have a single source of truth for my company's analytics tracking. The company is a start-up Martial Arts Online Academy focusing (now) on exercise-at-home. Currently I've set up ...
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Which code to embed in my website for cross-domain Google Analytics (Universal Analytics)?

I have a website that sits on multiple domains, and I want to track them universally. For now, I don't care about statistics per-domain, I just want to see overall page views. I also don't care about ...
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How does GTM know to send enhanced eCommerce data when it's added to the dataLayer?

I'm asking this question to better understand how GTM works, in hopes of debugging it myself. But a better title might be: I want enhanced eCommerce to "just work" when I push to the dataLayer. What ...
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Implementing Google Enhanced e-commerce Tracking with Google Tag Manager

Implementation of Google e-commerce in my code I already have implemented the dataLayer variables and events in my code thanks to Google Tag Manager e-commerce implementation guide. Thus, I do have ...
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Could it be correct to have two Google Analytics UA codes in my site?

OK, I started out on a new job and working on SEO. I saw that it has two UA codes. Since I am a newbie on this, I wanted to know if the use of these codes are correct? Just wanted to know if there is ...
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Do Google Analytics filters accept regex for IP address rules?

I usually use regular expressions a lot in GA filters, but I'm also usually adding "custom" filters. The IP address predefined filter accepts values per the screenshot below Usually I'd expect this ...
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How to forward all Google Tag Manager events to Google Analytics?

When creating a Google Analytics tag, I'm left to choose either one of these: But I want to track both Page views and Events. So, to accomplish that, I'm creating two tags, one for each Track Type: ...
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Error "Field name is required" - Google Analytics API

I'm trying to make API calls to the Google Analytics API v3. Simple read-only calls work just fine, but when trying to update data views (or any update method) I always end up with the following ...
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Is it possible to somehow subcategorize events in analyitcs?

Like title says is it possible to get that sub categories and sort them out in analytics? For example we have event that says which city it was where it fired, and we have bunch of other events ...
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Google Analytics 'Appears' to be ignoring campaign attribution

I'm using universal analytics with the userId feature. I create a new clean browser session and hit my site with the following parameters set: https://www.example.com/?utm_source=mysource&...
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Why are there 50% fewer pageviews and 130% bounce rate increase when upgrading to Google Analytics Universal?

My old ga.js code is: var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-XXXXXX-1']); _gaq.push(['_setDomainName', 'example.com']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function(){ var ga = document....
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The impact of pasting Google Tag Manager's snippets at the end of document instead?

I'm using Google Tag Manger for the purpose using Google's Universal Analytics. Google Tag Manager's instruction suggests that the two snippets be pasted as close to the opening <head> tag as ...
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Connecting different goal types to see correlations in Google Analytics

I am looking for a way to connect asset download goals early in the buying cycle with signups at the end of the cycle. My website has complex buying cycle that happens over the course of months, for ...
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How to Fix inaccuracy of Google Analytics data? Goals are not getting recorded perfectly in Magento

Case: It's an e-commerce website running on the magneto. Condition: I've installed google analytics code UA- on the website in all the pages of it. Issue: The Goals those who are getting recorded is ...
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Google Analytics tracking by previous session activity

One of my managers has asked if it's possible to see how many users are returning to our website after having previously visited a specific campaign page. For example, Session 1: visitation to www....
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Google Analytics report for the advertising cost of an event label

I have a problem with Google Analytics report that I'm trying to do. I've set up some signups on my forms as Events. These are recorded correctly in the Behaviour reports, that show event actions and ...
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How to Check that Google Analytics is Successfully installed on every single page of a website

Is there any possible way/ method to check that google analytics code is installed on all the pages of a website? Please recommend me so, that I can fix that up.
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Are colloborators not meant to see each others' custom reports?

I have been invited to collaborate on creating custom reports in Google Analytics for a property (the admin/site owner has invited me to the account where the property is). I can access all the ...
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How do I disregard traffic where the visitor has done a specific action in Google Analytics?

Essentially, I want all visitors that follow this specific "funnel" to be ignored in the stats: Go to the website (landing: /) Click on "this specific link" No other action taken. I'd prefer to have ...
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