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Why tracking pixels opposed to JavaScript calls? Aren't there caching issues?

As I understand it, a "tracking pixel" is a script that contains code that includes a header that make the response appear to be an image, which is then called using an image tag, like: <img src="...
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Can I show contributors to my website a Google Analytics report of the visitors to their posts? [closed]

I have a website where specific users can post different types of content. I want each user to be able to know how many visits each of their posts got. So I thought about linking Google Analytics ...
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Why Google Analytics does not count visits when browser does not load images

I tested many times using Firefox and Chrome. When I disable loading images in browsers, Google analytics doesn't count visit. Why?
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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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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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Where to Send Non-Consenting Visitors?

With the GDPR regulation that requires getting consent from EU users to accept the use of cookies, where should non-consenting users be sent? There seems to be quite a few options but what are the ...
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locally tracked site visits differs from Adwords and Facebook campaigns report [duplicate]

Using Wordpress with Slimstat plugin. For yesterday it shows Visits 6 Unique IPs 6 The Counterize plugin is also installed. This one shows 22 hits for yesterday. For also yesterday Facebook Ads ...
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How to figure out the monthy views of your website via Google Analytics

I'm trying to figure out how to view monthly visits our sites get. It's tracked via Google Analytics. So, I've looked at various links within Google Analytics, i.e., 'Audience', 'Acquisition', '...
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How to I generate a traffic report in Google Analytics with small graphs of sessions, users, and pageviews?

The traffic report below has only sessions, users and page views. I can't find any way to restrict a traffic report to just those 3 items. The report seems to derive from Behavior > Overview. ...
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Discrepancy between Google My Business and Google Analytics Sessions Data

I am seeing my Google my business page website visits as - 4,412 while in google analytics sessions - 8,000 for same month (1 month data). We are using utm parameters to capture GMB listings clicks in ...
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Google Analytics - User vs New Visitor vs Returning Visitor

In the Google Analytics audience overview report, I see "users" as 145, however in the audience -> behaviour -> new vs returning report, I see "new visitor" as 98 and "returning visitor" as 53. This ...
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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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Can I deactivate / reactivate Google AdSense at any time?

I have a blog on Blogger which is not very popular (and it does not even have a second-level domain). In any case I would like to subscribe to Google AdSense and try this service to see how it does ...
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Google Analytics not counting page views when installed on my website?

I installed Google Analytic on my website. I pasted the code into the right place. It is showing real time & other data, but it is not counting sessions and page views. It actually appears that ...
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Website visits from US and Russia government/military domains?

I am using Google Analytics to track visits to my personal academic website, which only contains my CV and (non-sensitive) research work. Usually, all my visitors are from a university service ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Getting specific stats by page URL

I am sort of new to Google Analytics. I would like to get stats on how many people visit certain state listings for example my URLs are: http://example.com/listing/NY http://example.com/listing/FL ...
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Preparing for a huge spike in traffic

Our company will be appearing on a prime time TV show this week, and they've told us we can expect around 200,000 visitors on our website all at once. We normally only get about 100 visits per day, ...
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Finding the average number of visitors per day using Piwik

How can I use the Piwik API or other available Piwik tools or features to find the average number of visitors per day during a date range? I can find the number of user for a day and the total number ...
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Frequency & Recency in Google Analytics. How to read the histogram?

I'm looking in Google Analytics at Audience > Behavior > Frequency & Recency for a property I manage. My histogram looks like this: Something's fishy. The official docs say I should read this ...
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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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Traffic difference between sub-domain.example.com AND example.com/sub-domain

It is possible to create sub-domains for a website in these two ways: sub-domain.example.com example.com/sub-domain example.com is the main website. Between the above implementations is there any ...
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How to motivate visitors to comment

At first I must apologize, because I am not sure if this question is valid for webmasters topic. I deal with the problem as being webmaster, however, i think this question is more related with ...
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Anyone still using JavaScript disabled? [duplicate]

Is there anyone left that's not using JavaScript? When designing websites, is it worth to care about that fraction of visitors? At least in Firefox you can't even disable it anymore.
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Can Google Analytics label countries without data on the map?

Looking at audience-geo-location I can view a map of the world by nation. I can mouse over the shaded nations from which 'sessions' arose to obtain a count and the name of the nation. However, for the ...
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Web Analytic web site [closed]

I am a student at e-commerce major.I want to analysis my project competitor site for business plan.I need to know number of visitor per day or month but I can't find this analytic. I used Alexa but it ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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Is it possible to see unique desktop visitors for the last X days in Google Analytics?

In Universal Analytics, is it possible to see unique desktop visitors (not mobile) for the last X days? From what I see, I can only see desktop pageviews or new visitors, but the only place where ...
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CPanel Visitors filled with bandwidth thieves

Issue: Strange and seemingly random entries on the CPanel Latest Visitors console, showing IPs accessing image files without any referring URL and not identified as Bots. Background: I have never had ...
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Public data about a website I do not own

I am looking at a competitors site. The site is technologically advanced but I do not believe it is efficient in converting visitors to customers. I would like to look at any publically available ...
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How do you determine when to block an IP address or range of addresses?

When analyzing traffic to some of my sites, I almost always notice a large amount of traffic from obscure sources like Japan, Russia, and other countries that really have no business visiting my site(...
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Discrepancy in Google Analytics reports for Audience vs. Page vs. Content Drilldown - Why?

I've been using Analytics for over a year now so I'm familiar with it though I'm haven't mastered it yet. Having said that, I need your help and guidance in regards with a discrepancy I keep running ...
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Google analytics changes visitors

Yesterday 26 Feb. 2014 I noticed that Analytics stated that my total visits is about 350 visits. Today's, 27 Feb., morning I noticed that it recorded for the same day about 750 visits. Now, in the ...
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How to know the request handling capacity of my website?

I want to find out how much traffic my website can handle. Like for example, 1000 simultaneous requests per second, or 1 lakh visitors online. My website is newly started, and it is on shared hosting,...
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How to make visits count on Google Analytics if someone visits my own JSFiddle on my website?

I'm a developer and I often write JSFiddles for example. I use Google Analytics on my personal website to monitor traffic. jsfiddle.net is not my own domain, but in a way, snippets I'm publishing on ...
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Visitors with at least 1 event click? (Visits with Events)

I might be getting a bit too lost in the metrics to realize that I already have the numbers I'm looking for, but I'm trying to figure out how to report the number of unique visitors who visited a page ...
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Does the number of visits matters for SEO?

Considering I have a website and I have millions of direct views (entering directly by URL, not by any other URL) and that there is no links to this site anywhere else (or that this views don't ...
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Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us in realtime visitors, why such an enormous discrepancy?

Since years I use in a site both Google Analytics and Whos.amung.us, both Google analytics and whos.amung.us javascripts are inserted in the same pages in the tracked part of the site. In real-time ...
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Google Analytics Day/Week reports not matching - SUM(DAYS) != WEEK

I'm having a hard time understanding non matching data in Google Analytics. When I view unique visitors, and press the PER DAY resolution, I get a pretty steady picture: Although, if I click the PER ...
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Attract visitors to a website in it's begining with empty content

I am creating a customer to business website directory for my country, very similar to the way Yelp operates where people and businesses can add their company information. The website will have the ...
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Why statcounter visitors stats is not same as Google Analytics?

On July 11, 2013 my website's visitors count according to Statcounter is 761 and according to Google Analytics it is 1010. Some days both sites would show the same count but some days it would vary. ...
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How to keep track of a unique and an existing visitor

I am creating an app that requires to know if the visitor visiting the app is a unique visitor or an already visited visitor. I know we could persist a cookie on the visitor's computer to know ...
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Excessive visit count but extremely high bounce rate

We recently had surge of visits on our site, usually they are between 30-40, we suddenly got about 340 visits with about as many unique visitors. However, the bounce rate shot up to 96%. It was only ...
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Using Google Analytics to Track Stats Only for Visitors (Not Visits) Who Converted

I'm having trouble setting up the right Google Analytics reporting for my website. I want to know the "Total Visits", "Pages / Visit", and "Avg. Time on Site" (I'll call these "stats" from now on) ...
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Sites bandwidth exceeded but no increase in traffic?

One of my clients sites has exceeded its 6000mb monthly bandwidth quota. I checked Analytics and the site has not had an unreasonable amount of visitors (only 700 in the last month). The site has no ...
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Is there a way to record scrollbar movement?

Simply put, I would like to know if customers are looking at the whole page or not, to decide whether I should rearrange the content, moving it up on that page or not. Is there a way to record the ...
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SEO and new site - visibility best practices [closed]

Since i launched a new web site, i was wondering which are the best practices to let the visibility of the site grow up faster then just leaving the site online? I mean which internet channels are ...
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Strange Google Analytics Results

I have a small website and usually I have a very normal number of visits/pageviews/length of visit such as 20/200/5 minutes but today I did a bit more advertising in my area and I had 40/1500/20 ...
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Google Analytics and direct access

Does Google analytics regards remote access resources as direct access? For example: Suppose: mysite.com and anothersite.com mysite.com has an image found at http://mysite.com/img/vip.jpg anothersite....
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Purchasing traffic effects on SEO

I've recently found some websites which provide a specific number of visits by paying. I'm curious if this is a (very) bad practice for search engines (like Google).