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Google Analytics is a free web analytics solution provided by Google, featuring several client-side APIs, as well as REST APIs for Data Export and for Management.

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How to deal with bots repeatedly accessing our "Thank You" page

We have a "Thank You" page that users are redirected to after completing a form submission. Random IP addresses are accessing that page over and over causing our analytics data to be skewed. ...
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Google Tag Manager - Dont track duplicate event within X seconds

Ive been following THIS doc on how to use Google Tag Manager in conjunction with Google Analytics to track an event, which can then be shown as a goal in Google Analytics. The event in question is ...
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How do I find out what account is keeping track of Google Analytics from 2015-2016 when we have no record of any other account? [duplicate]

We had a new website built back in 2015-2016. We have a UA number on our website that does not belong to our current Google account. We have no idea where this original UA number came from or what ...
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Google Analytics Direct Traffic Dropped upto 60% after website revamp

One of my client's website is a B2B technology company website. I was working on website revamp. Following things were done during the website revamp. The website URL structure, permalink structure ...
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Is there a way to show traffic between two different Containers in Google Tag Manager?

I have two subdomains on my site that have largely been independent of each other until we just started doing promotional content on one to direct to the other. Now I'm trying to get metrics on how ...
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Is there any problem with moving GA4 tracking code to a file on my own domain, and updating the file contents daily?

I have a site that I intentionally set up with a very strict CSP, such that inline scripts won't work. Additionally, any 3rd party scripts require a subresource integrity hash, to ensure the 3rd party ...
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Ads receiving clicks, but not actual traffic (phantom clicks from multiple ad platforms)

I am not receiving ad traffic from Facebook ads, Google Search ads, or Reddit ads to my website any more, despite receiving clicks on my ads across all these platforms. This is according to multiple ...
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How to redirect all pages of Site A to home page of Site B using .htaccess to track referrals using Google UTM

I want 301 redirect from all pages of SiteA.example to Home Page of SiteB.example using .htaccess rewrite rule, Since I am not PHP guy I am not sure if below rule is correct RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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Site A with 301 redirect to site B not showing Site A as referral in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I am redirecting traffic from Site A using 301 redirect to Site B. When I am checking traffic stats using Google Analytics I notice traffic in realtime but when I check Source or Referral on it doesn'...
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Is it possible to search / filter google analytics data by IP address? [duplicate]

Is it possible in Google Analytics to search for users actions by IP address ? Eg. if i wanted to see how a user with an IP of 000.000.000.000 came to a website (eg. Organic SEO or PPC) would that be ...
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How can my server code record a purchase inside my Google Analytics instance?

I have Analytics set up on my ecommerce web site (all custom coded). It records purchases made through the web site and monitors site traffic. I also have scripts running on a cron job that ...
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How to keep translated pages related to the original in Google Analytics

How do I keep translated pages related to the original page in GA and get consolidated analytics data for a page? For example, the original page slug looks like this: /type/blog/database-management-...
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Switch to Google Analytics 4

I've been using Google Analytics for a few years now which I think is using Universal Analytics property (the property starts with UA-). A few months back I migrated/added GA4 property on the back of ...
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How can I find out the email address I used to log into Google Analytics? [duplicate]

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the status of analytics. Is it ...
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How to replicate a session scope in GA4 for a custom dimension?

I have a critical requirement in a GA4 migration in which I need to be able to run a report that displays my custom dimension and in how many sessions it was used. E.g: customDim Sessions (10) 123 3 ...
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What would cause numbers to show up as popular keywords?

I'm digging into Google Analytics of a website and I went to check the most popular keywords and they're just numbers (these are just an example, not the actual numbers in the report): ...
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GA4 stopped tracking events enabled under Enhanced Measurement

Outbound link clicks are not shown on real time report and the free form report I created. Same with other events enabled under Enhanced Measurement, they all started to drop on June 30. I already ...
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Regex to Filter Custom Date Dimension

I am hoping to get the regex formula for a custom dimension we have set up in our Google Analytics for publish date. I want to filter the data so I can see publish dates only 90 days before today to ...
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Connect Google Analytics properly for a website that is accessible from 2 subdomains

I have a website that is accessible from 2 subdomains. For example one.example.net and two.example.net. These 2 subdomains send the user to the same website and they do not have any different ...
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Scroll Depth trigger works wrongly, is this a GA4 issue?

I've set up a Trigger on GTM with thresholds - 25%, 50%, 75% and 90%. On GA4 I have a report for seeing the scroll depths per path. What I notice is that most of the pages have a higher hit on the 90% ...
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Google UTM query string delimiter beginning with a hash (#) instead of a question mark "?"

Here is what my URL with a UTM looks like. (for personal reasons, I changed a bit of the URL) www.mywebsite.com/personal/everyday/guide/digital-account/#utm_term=mywebsite online account&...
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Set Goal For Profile(Dashboard)

I have an exchange. After registration, the user enters a new page and completes the authentication there. How do I register a goal for the authentication page? Register >> Verfy Code >> ...
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MIUI browser in GA4

Is anyone seeing MIUI browsers in GA4 "Explore" reports? I ask, because I'm not. Very early on, on a landing page I have, I've installed AWS CloudWatch RUM, and it's reporting quite a few ...
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How can I link Google Search Console up to Google Analytics using a subdomain to subdomain relationship?

I am working in an organization where a Google Search Console property has been set up for each subdomain of the website which pretty much is separated as a business area/domain. Now in Google ...
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Cannot fix Google's Content Wider Than Screen warning [duplicate]

On the Google Search Console, I get warnings from Google about one of the pages on my site not being mobile friendly. You can see the results using their test tool here: https://search.google.com/test/...
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How to show shopping cart adds and checkouts correctly with Google Analytics sheets extension

I would like to see the Shopping Cart Adds, Checkouts, and Transactions for a certain segment, so that the results match what I see on the actual GA > Conversions > E-commerce > Shopping ...
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Huge discrepency in Google Analytics and LinkedIn adversiting reporting

What are possible reasons for a really large discrepancy between 'ad clicks' in LinkedIn native ad reporting plaform and 'web visits' generated from those ads in Google Analytics? I'm running a ...
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Exclude traffic coming from a specific landing page in Google Analytics 4

I want to exclude visitors who came to the site from a specific landing page. Is it possible to do this with GTM? There is an option to create an Audience in GA4, but I would like to permanently ...
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Why does Google Analytics not show data for a specific campaign?

The data for a campaign that I run is shown in the Campaign manager report but not in GA (it shows no data available) The tags are well implemented. Do you know why this happens?
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Should I create a new on-page tag for an existing UA tracking or use the existing?

I have used the Google Universal Analytics for many years and will now use Google Analytics 4 instead. So in Google analytics Admin I created a new "on-page tag" and placed it in my site ...
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With GA4 server side tracking: Where is the database?

With E.U. based websites, being compliant with the GDPR is a requirement. Googles promise with Google Analytics 4 and server side tracking is, that this setup will be compliant (as per their ...
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Campaign tracking on internal links

Hello all I have a question that seems to have been asked in various ways over many years but I cannot find an answer that is specific to what we're hoping to accomplish. TL/DR: Is there a smart way ...
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0% bounce rate for (not set) Browser and almost no New Users

Are there steps I can follow to debug this set of users with (not set) browser? With 0% bounce rate and 47s average duration they cannot be bots right?
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What happens if I install 2 plugins for the same Google Analytics tracking code? [duplicate]

If I install (on WordPress) 2 plugins for the same Google Analytics tracking code, is it possible that views, etc. are counted 2 times? I am asking it because on the exact day where I have changed ...
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Tracking Realtime campaign with URI params in GA4 not working

I have just started switching the analytics UA to GA4 and I am trying to get use to it. I understood that it is possible go deeper in the "Event count by Event name" dashboard at the real ...
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Google Analytics G4: get per page count of pageviews that happened after a pageview of X

Using Google Analytics G4, I'd like to get a count of page views per page that happened after a user viewed the ~search page. This would basically tell me the most searched for pages. So say I have ...
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Understanding "analytics dropoff" from pay per click campaign

There might be a better name than "analytics dropoff", but I'm brand new to this, and that's the best I can come up with. There's this similar question, but it seems AdWords specific, and ...
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Generate UTM parameters from a url parameter for Google Analytics (WP Hosting)

I am generating QR Codes and to keep it as clear as possible, I want a short URL, then expand to a full address + UTM or at least have Google Analytics understand. QR Code payload: https://example.com/...
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Is there a way to download simple data divided by days from Google analytics as csv?

Familiarizing myself with Google analytics and can't find a way to export data divided by days. For example, I have this data in Explore And when I try to download it as CSV it gives me these values: ...
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Google Analytics 4 withholding data due to thresholding

I'm a web developer using Google Analytics. A client asked us to build a fun "personality quiz" with 4 simple questions. At the end of the quiz we'd show a description of their personality ...
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How to Filter the Sessions on AMP Pages in GA4?

I started using Google Analytics 4 recently. I'm trying to view the organic sessions on my AMP pages. In the earlier version of Google Analytics, I used [Site Content >> Landing Pages] and ...
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Can Google show a simple list of URLs visited?

Is there a way for Google Analytics (v4) to show me a simple detail log of URLs visited? I don't want any aggregate data, just a simple HTTP log like the kind you'd get from NGINX or something like ...
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Google Analytics User Explorer Doesn't Return Information for Certain Client IDs

When we search for a specific Client ID (127xxxxxxx.165xxxxxxx) in the Google Analytics->Audience->User Explorer report, sometimes no data is returned for that Client ID. Why would that be? We ...
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GA Funnel not converting when using virtual page views

Day 10: Head banging continues... I have a web site that already has GA page tracking and Goals set up to track conversion (based on URLs), and these are working fine via GTM & GA. We want to ...
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Does Google Analytics 4 receive data from non listed websites?

In Universal Analytics, I would set up several standard views for every property I manage: a RAW view with no filters a TEST view a LIVE ANALYTICS view, with the traffic filtered by target domain and ...
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How do I track organic keyword conversion rates with Google Analytics G4, Google Tag Manager and Google Search Console?

I've tried everything I can think of and googled all over the place but I can't figure out how to connect an organic search term to a conversion event in Analytics G4. Any help would be much ...
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Creating a permanent redirect which is trackable by Analytics? [duplicate]

I need to do a permanent URL redirection on my server. But I want to keep the ability to track it with Analytics. So I would have "fake" urls like: https://example.com/redirect/custom-a -&...
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In Google Analytics, track which item and subsequent navigation path is used more

My knowledge of Google Analytics is pretty rusty. I am trying to set up tracking where I can know which Ad or button has been clicked, then as a next step, track which button has been clicked next. (...
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Create report based on custom events in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a report based on a custom event that I send using the following JS code: gtag('event', '<custom-event-name', {'event_category': '<custom-event-category>', '...
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Lost Referrer with New Google Analytics Account After Region Redirect in SPA with window.location.href

Background: I have website which support 2 regions (US default region: mysite.com/contact; AU region: mysite.com/au/contact) which is built with NextJS + React SPA. I have also 2 google analytics ...
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