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GA4 how to see Real Time Page Paths

There would be a variable that is passed by default called page location. This is the URL that a person was on. In your screenshot, locate the Event Count By Event Name: Click on page_view to see ...
A_Patterson's user avatar
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View chart data by week/month in Google Analytics 4 / GA4

According to Google as of 8-14-23 "Currently, you can only view daily data, not weekly or monthly data." https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/13412290?hl=en
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How can I see the Browser Version on a google analytic report?

In Google Analytics 4, go to Explore -> Free-form, and set the following dimensions: Browser Browser version In Rows, add: Browser Browser version You should see the browser and browser version ...
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What will happen to my GA3 data after 1st July 2023?

Update: Google officially announced in Dec 2023 that all UA data would be deleted on the 1st July 2024, and notifications have been pushed via GA4 to alert users about this. The update was made to the ...
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Google Tag Manager (GTM) / Analytics - Restrict user or account access by subdirectory

With the launch of GA4, they did away with "views" like Universal had in their free version. I believe they are still there in the paid. That being said, there are two options that I see... ...
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How to view organic traffic landing pages in GA4 ? Used to be able to find in GA3

there is a Landing Page report available in your Library Click on Reports, then click on Library (bottom of the left side menu.) locate the Life Cycle collection in the carousel under Collections, ...
Brian Laffey's user avatar
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How to place subdomain in the sitemap

A sitemap contains all pages, not domains. Just replicate the <url> entry like this, for every page <urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9" xmlns:xsi="http:...
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Google analytics data import via SFTP

To your /etc/ssh/sshd_config add following lines. HostKeyAlgorithms +ssh-rsa PubkeyAcceptedKeyTypes +ssh-rsa Then restart service sudo systemctl restart sshd Issue is that in newer versions they ...
Milutin Kubik's user avatar
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How To Filter Out A Subdirectory In Google Analytics 4

The best way I have found to get a listing of all /career/* pages was to create a report in Explore. If you have the time to craft a custom report in this section of Google Analytics, you may find ...
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View chart data by week/month in Google Analytics 4 / GA4

In a default report (like Acquisition > Acquisition overview) if you try selecting the date range, it'll initially just show data by day. But if you first toggle the date range to "last 12 ...
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GA4 showing far fewer page views (50% or less) than UA

I found the answer in this YouTube video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E6hZayk1mQ I had activated Settings --> Reporting Identity --> Blended. Because of this, I had a threshold applied. ...
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Adding GA4 using tag manager causes performance issue

Is it causing any real performance issues? The reduce unused JavaScript is just a hint at what may be a performance issue. It's quite dumb as it does not know if that JavaScript is used when users ...
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Google Analytics alternatives?

From a technical perspective, if you're looking for a free solution, you can use: Yandex Metrica, very powerful but very intrusive (session replay). Matomo (previously Piwik), which can be self ...
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Someone used my Google Analytics Tracking ID, how do I remove that traffic in GA4?

Currently the only two options to filter traffic in Google Analytics 4 are the following: Developer traffic: Filter out activity from developers who use debug mode. Internal traffic: Filter out users ...
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How can multiple people in my organization access multiple client Google Analytics accounts?

Based on my experience working with agencies, granting permissions to an entire organisation isn't possible. A common approach is to create a User Group which simplifies the process of aligning users ...
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One or two streams for subdomain in GAnalytics via Tag Manager?

You don't have to create a new stream. Since you are dealing with a subdomain, it is perfectly reasonable to have one stream for both sites. If you are dealing with a situation where you have ...
A_Patterson's user avatar
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Can I use GTM and GA4 tracking codes together?

Assuming you are talking about droping the scripts for both GTM and GA4 within your pages, yes. You can do this but it isn't ideal. If you are planning on using GTM, you only need to drop the ...
A_Patterson's user avatar
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GA4 - E-Commerce Purchase Event Tracking - Incorrect Values

Regarding your first question, GA4 will always be missing some data due to its dependence on running code and requesting resources via the user's browser. Many users block tracking or advertising code....
Tony McCreath's user avatar
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How does GA4 determine language?

When a user browser visits a page, it sends a special header called Accept Language. It basically tells the webpage which languages the user understands or wants the information to be displayed ...
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Google Analytics Report with Multiple Link URL Filters

The best way to match multiple urls would be to leverage RegEx pattern matching. You can do something like .*foo.* and it will match any urls that have foo in it. I suggest reading up and becoming ...
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Track additional parameter for click events

It depends on how you are implementing your Google Instance. If you are using Google Tag Manager, you can pass along variables with your event. These can be both user based parameters and event based ...
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Why is the engagedSessions metric incompatible with the pageTitle dimension in path exploration report?

Depending on the type of report that you are trying to create, certain metrics might not be available. For Path Exploration, engaged sessions isn't a viable metric.
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One or two streams for subdomain in GAnalytics via Tag Manager?

I have GA4 running on my main domain and added it to a tumblr subdomain that I run alongside it to test this. The code works and data is in the stream, but the Pages & Screens report does not show ...
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How long does it take for a visit to a page appears in the report?

Data refreshes happen every 8 to 12 hours. Once they happen, the data should be available in the Explorer reports. If you nee more real time reporting, you will need to link your property to BigQuery.
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Why are all my conversions in GA4 marked as "direct"?

Yes, your custom script is the "culprit". It happens in this section: headers: { "User-Agent": "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 ...
Luis Alberto Barandiaran's user avatar
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Domain change - So how to update google properties?

You will need to verify the new domain in Google Search Console, but Analytics should keep running and processing data for the site. There are settings in Analytics that may prevent that, but only if ...
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Engagement Rate - Total higher than any individual page in the filter

One engaged session is likely to cover more than one page, whereas one unengaged session won't. Unless you were using landing pages as a dimension (in which case each would be unique), the sum of ...
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GA4 - Why do event count and the corresponding conversions not match?

I was just running into this as well. I think you are close in your explanation of it being users, but not quite. The conversions will only count one event even if that event happens multiple times ...
Philip Light's user avatar
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GA4 - Why do event count and the corresponding conversions not match?

Was the event created and marked as a Conversion on the same date? It will only count as a Conversion from the date it was marked as one, so if there was a delay, that could explain the difference. ...
Brian Laffey's user avatar
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Someone used my Google Analytics Tracking ID, how do I remove that traffic in GA4?

I've found a way to filter out other hostname's traffic. Convoluted but still. You can add a filter to every GA4 report. Click "Add filter" under the title of the report. This will open a ...
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