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Google Analytics - User vs New Visitor vs Returning Visitor

Sometimes Google Analytics metrics can be tricky to understand, but there are a few places where you can get more info about it, namely: Google Analytics Developers API Analytics Help - Metrics and ...
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Where's the Google Analytics 4.0 website traffic reports like Universal Analytics had?

Does anyone know how to get the same reports the old Google Analytics had using the new Google Analytics 4? Short answer, you cant. GA4 is departure from the "old style" Universal GA. ...
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Google Analytics 4 - Explore section reports share with edit access

After some analysis found the answer. If other users wish to edit the report, including changing the date range, they will have to duplicate the report so that they become the report owner. And it ...
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How to make a graph in Google Data Studio showing specific url parameters that were queried in my site?

Constructing a Data Studio Report with Regex Create a report and click edit next to your data source Select "Add Field" Creating Custom Regex Field In Data Studio escaping is weird. You ...
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Google Analytics - User vs New Visitor vs Returning Visitor

A user is identified by a long term cookie. A user is typically a person on a particular device. The same person would not become a new new user unless they switched devices (tablet to phone to ...
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Google Analytics: Exit page report differs from conversions

Google Analytics has its own way to calculate metrics that can differ from other platforms. At this point, is important to understand how they calculate exit percentage: For all pageviews to the ...
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Google Analytics 4 - Free form Table report, is there a way to wrap text in table's column or extend the column width?

As of February 2023, I still can't find a way to do this, but here is a pretty easy workaround. Go to the Export icon and select Google Sheets. That opens a Google Sheets page that says "Would ...
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Filter to show complete URL (including subdomain) in Google Analytics reports

First of all, you should have BP (Best Practise) views: one for your master reports, one for testing out filters and configurations and goals, and one raw where there are no filters applied. Second,...
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Why are there missing sessions in GA shopping behavior analysis?

The answer is quite easy when you look closer to the screenshot or your Google Analytics account. The missing sessions enter the funnel in later steps - like you can see in the screenshot. If you ...
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How can I add 'product' or 'category' as dimension to Google Analytics custom reports?

Each custom report is based on the same data - the tabs are meant to merely display the data in a different way. To use different data, you need to create a new report. You will not be able to do it ...
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Google Analytics property report has different fields for different sites within the same account seemingly based on the age of the site

Go into Admin > Property Settings, scroll down to the bottom and look at User Analysis Enable Users Metric in Reporting Decide if you want this on or off, then go through all your sites and apply ...
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Can Google Analytics be configured to merge keywords that differ only in capitalization / case sensitivity?

This is possible if your Google Ads URL's are tagged with UTM parameters. (Parameters can be either manually added or auto-tagged.) You also have to make sure you're using the "utm_term" parameter. ...
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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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DMARC record without rua or ruf entry

In DMARC, rua and ruf are optional. In addition, pct defaults to 100. So your record is valid, but you can further condense it without changing its meaning: v=DMARC1; p=reject. Personally I feel ...
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Google Search Console says: "Please update your links to point to the new report"

So apparently they mean links to search console itself, so like if you have a link on a blog post to search console or if you have an app that links to search console for some reason, that's what they'...
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Get a list of back links to my website in Google Analytics

In Google Analytics pick Acquisition from the Sidebar Menu, then All Traffic, then Referrals. To get the specific page that had the link, add a secondary dimension of Referral Path
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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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What is the exact difference between Google Analytics Sessions by Type and Top Channels, why am I getting different results on my reports?

The short answer is that since Channels and Traffic Type are different dimensions, they need not show the same data. Exactly why is partially dependent on your account setup. A longer answer - Default ...
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For Google Search Console, Will data still be intact when using a different domain verification?

There should be no data loss, but the new domain property may take a while to populate. Note that some integrations do not support domain properties yet. Like linking to Google Analytics. I'd not ...
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Adsense hourly report

Google AdSense doesn't currently offer hourly reports. The most granular they have is "day." You can submit Feedback to Google from your AdSense account saying that you would like this feature. ...
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How to I generate a traffic report in Google Analytics with small graphs of sessions, users, and pageviews?

Your screenshot appears to come from "Audience" -> "Overview" rather than from "Behavior" -> "Overview". On the audience overview report I get the same three small graphs as in your screenshot (plus ...
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Suspiciously low CTR for brand searches reported by Google search console

Using Google Webmaster Tools, you can look at two numbers. The impressions for the branded keywords. If its not being search enough number of times, even if you might be ranking 1, 2 and 3 for those ...
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Will updating the default URL in the Google Analytics property settings from HTTP to HTTPS hurt the previous data?

Quick answer The Default URL in Google Analytics doesn't affect data collection in any way, so you can change it without any problem. Full explanation Google Analytics, by default, does not collect ...
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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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GA custom dimensions showing up in event data but not pageviews

This seems like a scope issue to me. Your custom dimension is scoped to hit which means it is only associated with the next hit that is sent (the event). Unfortunately if you want it associated with ...
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Reporting a site for keyword stuffing?

According to Google: "Keyword stuffing" refers to the practice of loading a webpage with keywords or numbers in an attempt to manipulate a site's ranking in Google search results. Often these ...
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How can I add 'product' or 'category' as dimension to Google Analytics custom reports?

There should be a field "Product revenue" under Ecommerce in metric group Then you should be able to choose what you like in dimension drilldown. But you are not able to categorize for article in ...
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How to implement the first interaction model in Google Analytics for funnel reporting?

To view data on various attribution models in GA: Conversions > Attribution > Model Comparison
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Report in Google Analytics showing the number of users with multiple visits in a month

You are looking for the "Frequency & Recency" report. You can find it under Audience -> Behavior -> Frequency & Recency. For the selected time range, it tells you how many sessions are from ...
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Filter to show complete URL (including subdomain) in Google Analytics reports

Google Analytics doesn't store the full qualified URL, including the domain, unless you tell it to. See @nyuen answer for how to do that. But maybe you already have a lot of historical tracking data ...
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