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Is there a way to get rid of Google Analytics event tracking spam?

Recently there has been a spate of Google Analytics spammers. They typically: Send requests directly to Google's collector script without ever hitting your website. Put advertisements for their ...
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Events as Goals in Google Analytics for funnel visualization & flow

Of course, you can. It's as simple as creating the tags in Google Tag Manager and set up those events in Google Analytics as Goals. However, in this scenario, you can send the data to Analytics as ...
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Goal isn't triggered when visitors come to the homepage from inner page. Why?

This depends on where you are looking for the goal conversions. If you look at Conversions > Goals > Goal URLs, all conversions will be attributed to the home page since that's where they literally ...
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How do I setup Event Tracking on my link and in Google Analytics so users clicking our login button to our app don't count as a bounce?

You need to enable subdomain tracking. You can do it in Google Analytics or configure this through Google Tag Manager. Those are the steps in Analytics: Setting the cookie Set cookieDomain to auto in ...
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How can I track outbound links with Google Analytics?

First of all, you need to make sure you are using the same Analytics version tracking code. In your question, the main tracking code uses gtag.js but the event code is based on analytics.js. You ...
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Can Google Analytics track visitor behavior?

The answer depends on (A) what you mean by "visitor behaviour" and (B) how much you are prepared to do in terms of adding to or drawing from what's available in Google Analytics 'out of the box'. GA ...
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Google Analytics events not working

The GA tracking code snippet example is Global Site Tag gtag.js version of GA, however the event tracking code format in your example is Universal analytics.js format and also should not need ...
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Data streams from Google Analytics 4 for a Single Page App page views?

I've found some more info about this topic. This is the docs related to the Google Analytics 4 and gtag implementation. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/ga4/tag-guide And ...
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Can I create a Google Analytics report for events related to high-frequency users?

You can solve this by creating a new segment in Google Analytics. In the segment you go to Advanced and pick Conditions. Now you create a filter. In the drop down pick "Count of Sessions" and then ...
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Phone call event tracking code not working

Goal verification is not always accurate, it's based on the past 7 days of data and depending on the sample size of data, it may be too small. Are you seeing the events tracked in the Behaviour > ...
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Events are being tracked but no corresponding Goals (Goal conversions are equals zero)

I found the solution to the problem myself and I would like to post the answer in here just in case someone goes through the same struggle. Basically the Goal value did not match the value in the ...
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Bounce rate segmentation

This is a difficult segment to get at; you will have to kind of circle around it, and may or may not get the exact numbers you are hoping for. Bounces are not what you are looking for - a bounced ...
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Is duplicate Google Analytics Tag in Google Tag Manager a good idea?

To answer your question - no it wont cause duplicate tracking. Each GA tag needs to have the tracking ID associated with it. If you had two pageview tags for the same tracking id triggering for the ...
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Google Analytics - Discrepancy between Event and Goal numbers

Analytics increments the Unique Events metric by 1 the first time during a session that it receives an event with a unique combination of Category/Action/Label. A defined goal is track once per visit. ...
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Google analytics event goal onclick link

The event value is an integer and should not be within quote characters. ga('send', 'event', 'Captain', 'Click', 'Captain telegram', 1); https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/...
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How do I exclude one specific form of several from my Google Analytics form fills Goal Conversion tracking?

It looks like the reason I wasn't finding my answer from "Googling" it is that my solution should be found by making a change to my site, not to changing Google Analytics setup. I use Contact Form 7,...
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Google Analytics doesn't track events, everything else is correctly tracked

You are missing "send" syntax, that is the reason. Here is an example ga('send', 'event', 'eventCategory*', 'eventAction*', 'eventLabel' , 'eventValue'); gtag('event', 'Action', { 'send_to': '...
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How can I aggregate Google Analytics events by event name?

How long have you given the data to show up in the Behavior > Events > Overview report? It will take a day to appear there (theoretically it could be two days, but that is unlikely for Events). Since ...
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Google Analytics - How to calculate CTR based on Event Actions using Total Events

Unfortunately there is no way to perform calculations of this type within Google Analytics or Google Data Studio. You can divide one metric by another (such as Unique Events / Total Events), but not ...
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Use Google Analytics to track inquiries from AdWords users based on the URL of the contact request

Google Tag Manager + Conversion Linker should do the trick here. There's nothing too crazy about the data you're looking to collect. From Google: When people click on your ads, the URL of the ...
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Google Analytics dimension1 is undefined gtag

This is fine. You end up having your custom dimension associated with that session thanks to your event hit. You are not sending dimension value on your pageview.
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How do I make Google Analatycs events on button only fire once per user even with multiple clicks?

Google analytics will only record one of that goal per session. In essence, it's reporting on the deduped 'Unique Events' figure, not the Total Events.
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Google Analytics Event Tracking Real-time

If your even tracking code is correct then they should show up. To troubleshoot do this: 1) Load the page that has an "event" on it using Chrome. (Page with a link that includes tracking code.) 2) ...
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How many sessions are with specific event triggered multiple times?

The Top Events reports has the number you are looking for. It is called "Unique Events". From the context sensitive help: Total Events - Total Events is the number of times events occurred. Unique ...
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In Google Analytics, see when custom events happen during the same pageview?

You can get the answer you are looking for by viewing the events report but with a "segment" applied that filters out all the traffic that isn't for the page that you are interested in. View the ...
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Google Analytics report for the advertising cost of an event label

One way of getting the data that you are looking for is to create an advanced segment for users that have the event. When that advanced segment is applied, the reports will only show data for users ...
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Google Analytics report for the advertising cost of an event label

You're requesting a column that doesn't relate to the event data. Cost is only tracked against advertisements (as the category suggests). You need to describe a method that allows Analytics to link ...
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Event tracking data not showing up in Google Analytics Real Time View

Site is based on WordPress and turns out it had an old plugin installed that was using the former version of Google Analytics to send events itself; as soon as I deactivated that plugin events started ...
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Google Analytics events not registering

This is the event code you want to trigger - ga('send', 'event', 'download', 'click','download overview'); However, it could be that the tracker object (in the sample above it is ga), might have ...
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Unique event tracking of link clicks does not equal the unique page views on my website

Clicks and Sessions are different metrics. Google AdWords tracks Clicks, while Analytics tracks Sessions. If a user clicks on your ad twice within thirty minutes without closing his or her browser, ...
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