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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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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

Opening new tabs or windows does not cause Google Analytics to start a new session for the user. Google Analytics starts new sessions when: There is no existing session cookie The existing session ...
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Facebook pixel/Google Adwords conversion tracking setup when running multiple types of ad for the same landing page

In order to get a conversion from Adwords is required an initial click, so, the answer to your question is that there will be no problem at all. On Facebook, you can see all the conversions for all ...
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Google Analytics Goal Completed but not Showing

You need to wait at least 24 hours for data to be processed into your standard GA reports. You could also try to verify in your Real-Time reports where you will see the conversion increase if it is ...
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Need two pages with different URL inside Required Step for GA Goal

You're right that it's tracking only the final page, but it doesn't mean your funnel is broken. You've run into an aspect of Google Analytics that is confusingly named. "Required" in a destination ...
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What motivates users to click on "About Us" versus "Home" after landing on a blog page

Obviously, there cannot be a definitively right or wrong answer to this question due to its subjective nature. However, based on my past SEO experience and some freshly completed research inspired by ...
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How to do Google Analytics conversion/event tracking from organic keywords?

Google makes this a bit cumbersome, but you can see the volume that each search query drove to a specific landing page within Search Console. Go to Search Traffic > Search Analytics, drill down into ...
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Google Analytics - Impact of missing steps in goal funnel

From https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2976313?hl=en Backfilling Funnel Steps What happens if someone skips one of the steps in the funnel? The Funnel Visualization report ...
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Do URL Tracking parameters used on internal links override the inital Google Analytics traffic sources?

Using GA Campaign tagging on internal links is not recommended as they will override the original source/medium of the visitor. There are so many ways this can be done. The quickest/easiest to get up ...
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Require all steps in Google Analytics goals funnel?

You cannot change the way that Google Analytics works to require all steps of the funnel. Any time a user makes it to a later step, Google Analytics "back fills" any missing steps in-between and it ...
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Google Tag Manger Event for 301 Redirect

Google tag manager and Google Analytics can't run on redirect URLs. When a browser hits a redirect URL, it only uses the HTTP headers. It looks at the Location: header to figure out where the ...
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GA Goal destination by specific text on site index page

The simplest solution would be to redirect the user back to the home page with a URL parameter: http://example.com/?now-premium Adding a URL parameter to the URL usually shows the same content, but ...
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Data is not showing accurate in Google Analytics funnel

Goal funnels only affect the goal funnel report. All other goal reports will record a goal conversion if someone reaches the goal destination URL. With funnels, only the first step can be marked as a ...
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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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Google analytics - Goal convesions showing up in "verify" but not in the goal view

Goals aren't applied retroactively, which is somewhat misleading from the ability of "Verify this goal" function. You would think that if Analytics could spot where a goal completion would ...
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Realtime conversions not showing destination funnel

Well, from your screenshots, I can't say for sure, but here are Things To Check: The exact match is exact: no query parameters or ending slash on the visited page, no trailing spaces in the goal ...
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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 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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Can Google Analytics goal tracking track conversion rates of landing pages and organic keywords?

Yes, destination goal looks the most appropriate for your scenario. Because you have many different potential funnels, I would stick with a single goal for all these potential paths - just define the ...
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Can Google Analytics goal tracking track conversion rates of landing pages and organic keywords?

First off, I always suggest Google Tag Manager if you have the ability to install it - it makes changing and adding tracking later much easier. With GTM you put one block of code on every page once, ...
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Track student from our website to completion of registration on another site

Yes, you can do this using the following method: you need to have Google analytics installed on your target website Hyperlink from your website using the utm_source, utm_medium and campaign links ...
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Separate conversion goals for separate products in Google Analytics when there is a single "thank you" page

Google Analytics is fairly limited in its flexibility in for goal tracking. If you have multiple goals, they each need a unique set of URLs, or GA gets the tracking messed up. The easiest way to ...
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Google Analytics Funnel Goal Funnel using RegEx

If the thank you page is the same url for both goals, then anyone reaching the thank you page will show as a goal conversion in the goal reports. Goal funnels only affect the goal funnel report. ...
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How to trigger goal completion in SPA with single URL

Using Google Tag Manager to track events on a SPA Like in your single page application, there are times when tracking a goal or conversion is not possible in Google Analytics. GTM (<-link to ...
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Google Analytics - Impact of missing steps in goal funnel

From https://blog.kissmetrics.com/conversion-funnel-survival-guide/ Pageviews Can Occur Nonsequentially for a Funnel Match Our example funnel and goal pages were defined above as: catalog....
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

It shouldn't cause a problem at all. I think you're applying human thinking to a computer problem. If the pages are different then analytics will treat them as separate chains of links. No issue ...
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Goal Funnel Conversion - Avg for view

The Goal Conversion rate is from the first page they landed on. The Funnel Conversion rate is from where they entered the funnel that you set up. That's why the 2 figures are different. You will ...
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Find which /?src=<affiliate> is reponsible for goal conversions

In Google Analytics Reports there are many ways to find out where a visitor/conversion has come from. Reports 1) Conversions > Goals > Overview > Source/Medium Here Source/Medium represents your ...
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How to detect conversions in a configuration with a simple Paypal Buy button?

I finally found a solution. It works with Google Analytics, I haven't found for Facebook yet. On your website, inside the Paypal button code <form>...</form>, add a field <input type="...
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