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How can I track button click in google analitycs?

You are using gtag.js tracking code. Syntax for event tracking for gtag.js is: gtag('event', 'action', {'event_category': 'category', 'event_label': 'label', 'value': value}); If it does not ...
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How can I prevent bad bots from clicking on my advertisers' ads?

I had this same problem at one time on my MediaWiki website.I downloaded a standalone PHP script. And that solved these bad bots from clicking on my advertisers' ads by IP range banning Bad Bots with ...
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Lost Referrer with New Google Analytics Account After Region Redirect in SPA with window.location.href

There are at least two viable things you could do to fix it. One would be rewriting your redirect to something that would preserve the referrer. I would suggest moving the redirecting logic to backend ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

Take a look at the Top Events report in Google Analytics. Add Page as a secondary dimension and that might help you figure out where those unknown events are coming from. Furthermore, it's possible ...
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Unidentified events in google analytics

Use the list of events in the realtime report. It will tell you what each and every event actually is. You can access it with the "view" link on the realtime events report:
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How can I use Google Analytics to track clicks on images and text?

The easiest way would be to give your tags a specific class and data- attributes. Something like: <a href="url" class="paid-text" data-reftype="Paid Text" data-refname="Text Block Name">Paid ...
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Google Webmaster search analytics: Why "total clicks" doesn't match with the total clicks of queries?

It's simple way for GWT - if you add up the clicks of the individual keywords about 50% of the clicks are missing. Because, Google gives some reasons here (some of privacy reasons) but they can hardly ...
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Use Analytics + Tag Manager to track link clicks of specific URLs

Make a tag in GTM that sends your event to GA. Go to Variables. Click Configure for built-in vars. Select the Clicked Element like so: Make a Click All Elements trigger. In the trigger config, Do ...
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Can you track an event in Google Analytics when the phone call is made, as opposed to just when the user clicks on the number?

If I understood correctly, and "flow 3" is still on the site, you can track it by throwing a gtag event when a user presses yes to the "do you want to call 0850 XXX XXX" prompt, ...
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How can I track which links are clicked on which pages in Google Analytics?

There's a few options for this. You can write a custom JavaScript function that sends this data to Google Analytics as event data. You can capture the ID or URL of the link and send that as an event ...
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Can Google Analytics group impressions/clicks by visitors' countries?

Yes, Google Analytics can do what you want, but not alone. If the ads you're looking to track immediately leave your website, then you're going to have to use another way of tracking the user ...
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If a link to my site is sent by a visitor to their friend via email, is this counted as email traffic source in Google Analytics?

If someone emails a link to a friend - the raw url like https://www.stitchfix.com/ - and the link is clicked, Google Analytics is unable to track the source. Another twist is when you receive a ...
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Can UTM tags be used for internal links tracking in Mixpanel?

Interesting question to ask in a Webmaster forum. First touch and Last touch attribution are attribution methods, which you can use to attribute certain events on your website/app to certain ...
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How to set Google Event Tracking in Facebook Customer Chat Plugin

If you have access to the plugin source code, you can set up an event in the same way you did to your contact forms. If not, you can use Google Tag Manager to insert the plugin and fire an event each ...
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How can I prevent bad bots from clicking on my advertisers' ads?

There are some other ways to prevent bot clicks. Are you using ReCAPTCHA's? To some visitors they may be a bother, but they do work. Also, you can consider use\ing Facebook/Twitter Ads, GDN ...
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How to process gtag events in Google Analytics interface?

Assuming that gtag is the tracker object based on event tracking in Google Analytics, I can see that "install" should is the category and not action. In the screenshot where you are defining the ...
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Slow PHP redirects lead to loss of marketing clicks

Just what Itai wrote, I am also confused what you are trying to achieve with your code. What is the expected output from your Get-function? And why do you json_decode it? If, for example you need to ...
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Despite thousands of impressions and page views, Google Adsense is not registering any clicks

I've never seen Google AdSense not count clicks when they happen. If you are getting impressions in AdSense and you see ads on your site yourself, it is probably installed correctly. Users are ...
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20-25 percent difference in view in between Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

One of the biggest issues you see between Google analytics and any advertising platform including google adwords is the placement of the Google Analytics Code. Google Recommends always putting the ...
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How do I discover where a mysterious click category event is on my site when it appears in Google Analytics

Have you been able to see which pages, hostnames, browser, and networks this event is coming from? This type of event sounds like spam to me. Also bolstered by the fact that they're soliciting your ...
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Will Apache automatically create a click log of pages visited on my site?

Depends on what you mean exactly by a click. If you are trying to track what part of a screen a user is clicking in general, then you'll need to use javascript click handlers along with some ajax to ...
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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

Google Analytics tracks sessions and clicks. Clicks: How many time someone has clicked on an ad. Google won't charge you for multiple clicks if determines they aren't valid (e.g. a user double ...
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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

I find tracking software to be slightly misleading. A "click" will indicate how many times a visitor has clicked an ad. A visitor may click the same ad more than once in a "session". A session ...
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Google Analytics not tracking clicks

When you are tracking events, they will not show up in standard reports for about 24 hours (usually less) even though you can see them right away in Real-Time. You mentioned that "they all work fine", ...
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Tracking clicks from a PDF to external URLs?

Instead of installing a database, as you already have the redirect setup, you should be able to collect the access logs on your HTTP server(s) (guessing Apache if you're using .htaccess?) and use any ...
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

Use same tracking code for both Website & web application. For Conversion tracking use destination URL of your Signup form.
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How do I do conversion tracking across sites?

I think you should use other tracking codes for the app and the site you could create a filtered views for app and website - make life easier to track which signup is from app, you could add a ...
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Heat Map Tool Free

My personal opinion is that click-maps have only one use: to identify if people are attempting to click something unclickable. All click-maps should provide this data. They are often sold as if they ...
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How to track in Google Analytics registrations coming from Google AdWords ads?

To track registrations in Google Analytics, you need to set up a goal. You can do so by clicking "Admin" -> "Goals" -> "New Goal". You will want to create a new goal with the following details: ...
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Why are bots clicking on email links? And how to stop them?

If you're using an automated Marketing software like Marketo, you can create an invisible link (like white on white background) and create a smart list to exclude whoever clicking that link. OR you ...
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