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My site is falsely classified as malicious by Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Unfortunately at this time Microsoft does not have a global "Report a False Positive" feature which would allow your website to be scanned, re-assessed and marked as safe for all 365 users. There is ...
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How to identify and correct web site category misclassification that blocks users?

This message looks to me like it comes from Symantic's Web Gateway. Here is a page where somebody with the same error message points the finger at Symantec. Symantec has a URL filtering categories ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

The most generalized way you can use to see user behavior for filters is : ga('send', { hitType: 'event', eventCategory: 'Filters', eventAction: '{{FilterName}} Set', // FilterName : Color, ...
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Why do many websites block requests from common HTTP libraries by user-agent?

This is due to the number of people who embed these HTTP libraries in their own software for the purpose of scraping content from other sites, which is often done for the purposes of copyright ...
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Backdate / apply a Google analytics filter retroactively

You cannot apply filters retroactively in Google Analytics. Filters are applied on incoming data only. They permanently and irrevocably change the data as it comes in. You cannot apply a filter ...
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Facet filters URL structure for ecommerce site for SEO

First of all, let me open by saying I personally answered your last question and my proposal was option A. Since I stated my thoughts regarding option A, I will just say why options B and C are no ...
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Filter RegEx in Google Analytics Addon in Google Sheet

Your filter translates to this statement: All pages, that do not match RegEx A OR do not match RegEX B OR do not match RegEx C This essentially returns all or most of your pages, as one of the sub-...
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Filter E-Commerce transactions by event

To do what you need to do, you need to use a Custom Report. To the best of my knowledge, this is not an option under Saved Reports. To create a new report, start in Behavior>Events and select a ...
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How can I stop a user from deleting emails? - Emails hosted on cPanel

To prevent a/any user to perform any actions on a mailbox, just change the user's rights on that mailbox.
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Google Analytics lowercase filter for Campaign Term did not change my data. Why?

Actually, the filter is working. It took 5 days, not 24-48 hours as Google usually says, for it to be effective. In my original explanation, I made a mistake. I did check the filter one week later ...
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Google Analytics bot blocking filter based on bounce rate, pages per session and average session duration

First of all, you should check the "Bot filtering" option in Google Analytics. That will exclude all traffic generated by known bots and spiders. After that you should start analyzing your data to ...
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Robots visitors to my home page inflating Google Analytics stats

As @StephenOstermiller points out, this is likely spam traffic which doesn't ever come anywhere near your website. People are simply sending data to Analytics using your tracking ID. The idea is that ...
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Google Analytics - Filter query - include subfolder / subdirectory

From your example domain.com/blog and the CYFE query example given ga:country==United States You are looking to match the ga page dimension for the blog subdirectory. Which would be ga:page=~\/blog(...
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Can I set up a Google Analytics view that filters out anyone with a user-id tagged on them?

If you are capturing the user-id and sending it as a user scoped custom dimension, then you will be able to apply a filter to a View to exclude the users assigned a value for that particular custom ...
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Configure a Google Analytics filter for blog posts when URLs are mixed with other content

Filtering traffic at the View level can only be done based on four specific options, either sources or destinations: Source Traffic by IP Source Traffic by ISP Destination By Hostname Destination By ...
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Is setting deep filtered categories to noindex a good practise?

You don't necessarily need to noindex these pages as Google will identify search result pages and index pages automatically based on context. It is in fact good practice for crawling purposes to let ...
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Google Analytics unable to filter for_domain/hostname from traffic on specific set of pages report

OK, so after trying a few things, I added a condition to the report which solved the problem. Exclude Page REGEX /for_domain/.* Simply adding the .* after the /for_domain/ eliminates ...
Christian Anderson's user avatar
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Custom filter EU and non-EU countries in Google Analytics

Sure - you just should create a custom filter, where you group EU countries and include or exclude them into filter. Further grouping info is under https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1034773?...
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Filter all URLs on a domain from Google Analytics

Not sure why you are trying to apply a filter, but I will suggest excluding referral traffic coming from example.com instead. This is the simplest way to accomplish what you want to do, the referral ...
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Land on marketing domain, proceed to members-only domain. How to filter these?

The solution: Create a custom event, call it using the onclick attribute of the anchor tag (of the outbound link), as per this article, using the JavaScript code below Create an exclusion for that ...
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Google Analytics subdomain filter is filtering out virtual page views

By default, Google Analytics works with URLs without a Hostname. It's what they call page, which indicates the path of the page being accessed. As you set up a view which filters traffic from the ...
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What is the recommended number of click before information is available to user

I do recommend the same and Option 2 is a way better than in terms of User Experience. Number of clicks is just a part of the User Experience and so the main focus should be the over all User ...
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How do I create a Google Analytics view filter to exclude city and network domain?

Couple of quick ways to do it: Create a Custom Report under Customization>New Custom report, pretty intuitive and it allows to add multiple filters Use Google Analytics Spreadsheet Add-on
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Filter patterns in Analytics - Is this proper?

First, I suggest you read this great guide, http://help.analyticsedge.com/spam-filter/definitive-guide-to-removing-google-analytics-spam, on how to combat spam and ghost traffic. Second, you can ...
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Create filter view in google analytics to only show impression if it occurs on select domain, rather than on test / dev VPS or other

Found a tutorial on how to do this here : http://bradsknutson.com/blog/google-analytics-quick-tip-prevent-tracking-code-theft/
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Setup a separate view for traffic to a subfolder in google analytics

the filter that you have applied not seems correct. Check this post, it has clearly defined how to check traffic for sub domain in Analytics: https://www.techwyse.com/blog/search-engine-optimization/...
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I block almost every analytics traffic on my browser. Am I depriving myself in any way?

If you're asking specifically about analytics, you don't lose much, though there is a subtle issue. Content owners use analytics to guide their decisions on what to publish and the site visitors are ...
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I block almost every analytics traffic on my browser. Am I depriving myself in any way?

You gain little and lose a little. Your gains will come from the slight increase in browser and network performance due to the decrease in network traffic (almost nothing). You lose a little because ...
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How do I filter traffic from IE7 in Google Analytics?

An example IE 7 user agent string is (source): Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; MS-...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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How do you filter out traffic from your own IP address in Google Analytics when using IP Anonymization?

The best and easiest way to do this is from within your application instead of from within Google Analytics. Easiest way is to add a switch to your code to detect if you are connecting to your own ...
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