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Here is how I've set up tracking for these types of links in the past. I've used a redirect but the trick to track in GA is to use a client-side redirect vs. a server-side redirect. The client-side redirect can route through a page that triggers the GA code to fire. Here is the setup I've used for this before: Create an empty page on your website. Ideally, ...


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You are filtering on the wrong thing. You have the filter field set to Hostname. That will filter Google Analytics hits that claim to be recording statistics for that site. If you filter on the host name to prevent GA spam, you would usually exclude all host names that don't match the domain name for your site. According to this article and this Google ...


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First of all, the core functionality of all those third party compliance services is trivial and not worth paying for. Some of them, however, add things that may be valuable, but the core logic is very easy to reimplement. Here is what you typically do: That compliance pop up that you own and now have on the page. It should use something like a cookie to ...


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Using your described scenario.. In GA, create a custom dimension Page/Post Type and set it to hit scope. In GTM create a dataLayer variable and grab the value of pagePostType and send it along as a custom dimension with your Pageview tag. In GA create a custom segment based on sequence: Include > Users > Sequence Start: First user interaction Step 1 ...


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As the multiple previous people mentioned, you need to check your data. A huge amount of that traffic could be from one IP, it's trivially easy to write a bot that rotates fictional IP addresses. Even if it's not obviously bot traffic, did they spend any time on your website? The only way to get an idea of what is causing it is to really dig into your log ...


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You still can do it via GA. But you would have to go through the custom reports route. Although, generic reports have the ability to do it too. Anyhow, it allows you setting regex-based filters. That is, if there is something indicating blog in the url. You would want to filter the landing page dimension and then drop your goal/conversion metric. No need to ...


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RewriteRule ^home-living/furniture/([^/\.]+)\.html http://www.example.com/home-living/furniture/filter/cat/$1.h‌​tml [R=301,L] This directive preserves the entire query string from the original request. It does not remove it, or any part of it. The query string is preserved by default with RewriteRule (and Redirect and RedirectMatch) directives. Only when ...


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