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Are resized browser windows a real-world use case?

Users almost never resize a window while using your site. It is often possible for the resizing itself to cause problems. This is especially the case when you use JavaScript to calculate and set ...
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Is Google Analytics being too conservative?

There could be quite a bit you are missing - but without knowing details of your script we can't say how much. One of the key things that may largely describe the difference is that GA uses a bit of ...
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How to add site speed over the users chart in Google Analytics?

You can't. Site Speed (as the metric is defined in Analytics) is attributed to pages, not users. You can add the typical secondary dimensions when exploring these statistics, but these dimensions don'...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

The common issue of this error is that is we forgot to attach the google analytics id again or there is mistake in google analytics tracking code. It has happened to me quite often carefully analyzing ...
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Google Analytics vs. Wordpress Statistics

Back in the day when I used Google Analytics (GA), I had to use javascript code it gave me and embed it into my website in order for GA to track number of visits. The biggest reason why the ...
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Conversion Rate Calculation - Industry Standard

This is hard to answer without actually knowing what kind of forms you got, how they are different from each other and what their ultimate goal is. Another thing to look out for is what type of ...
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Google Analytics: what does XX.XX% of total sessions means?

It's sampling. Google Analytics analyzes a sample set of data to extrapolate an estimate of 100% for certain non-default reports. This is common with most analytics tools as it saves huge amounts of ...
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In Google Analytics how do I determine which pages are losing page views month over month?

If you would like to track just a few pages or a section (/blog/) and not all I would recommend setting up Custom Intelligent Event alert with a threshold. Below is a screenshot of what something like ...
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Understanding of reCaptcha statistics

No CAPTCHAs correspond to the "I'm not a robot" checkbox captcha alternative: This is only available if you are using Recaptcha v2. (If your Captcha was setup before October 2014, chances are it has ...
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Google Analytics reports more new users than new visitor sessions

That can happen when you are registering hits as events with non-interaction. Check Google's official post for further information: It's possible for the value of the metric Sessions to be less ...
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Number of unique visitors staying 30 seconds or more + visiting 2 or more pages

You are right that in general you can't "pre-set" filters on metrics. However, once you've segmented or created a custom report with the filters that are available, you can apply metric filters from ...
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

Check the backend of your website and see if there's a tracking code for Google Analytics in it. Aside from that, you can also check the real-time traffic in your site. If it's not fetched while you ...
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How can I calculate max and min monthly budget on AdWords?

A 10% CTR is quite high. From what we've seen on running Ads is that: Branded terms (the company you're providing Ads services for) will receive high CTRs - around 20-40% Emergency type phrases that ...
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How can I calculate max and min monthly budget on AdWords?

Competition isn't entirely relevant as a separate factor (it does impact CPC and CTR, but you already have ideas for these). Basic figures would be: Minimum: (Avg monthly searches / expected CTR) * ...
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Ratio of real visitors to search engine views

For my sites overall, Google sends about twice as many referrals as it hits from Googlebot. Specifically in the month of February 2022, Googlebot did 2.7 million crawls and Google sent 5 million ...
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Huge number of requests for recently online website

Yes and you are not the first. Here what is happening: your website is new and a lot of bots will jump to visiting it and do analytics and collect if data. you have good numbers of pages which will ...
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Can I access the old version of Google Search Console to see crawling and indexing?

You can get to Crawl Stats by using the nav bar to the left. It's under the "Legacy tools and reports" section, if that's what you're referring to. As far as manually indexing and crawling ...
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Robots visitors to my home page inflating Google Analytics stats

As @StephenOstermiller points out, this is likely spam traffic which doesn't ever come anywhere near your website. People are simply sending data to Analytics using your tracking ID. The idea is that ...
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How can I track which links are clicked on which pages in Google Analytics?

There's a few options for this. You can write a custom JavaScript function that sends this data to Google Analytics as event data. You can capture the ID or URL of the link and send that as an event ...
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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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How to label and track 2 different page types (with vs without ads) in analytics?

One of the methods to achieve this would be to use custom dimensions, which allows you to submit additional data, relevant to the tracked pages. You should create a new custom dimension in Google ...
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Get a pie chart of latest custom variable (software version) from each user using Google Analytics

From memory, if using a visitor (user) scoped custom variable for the software version number then it should report the last value set for a visitor which is the one applied to the current and future ...
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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

When you switch to https all your URLs change from http to https. Google Search Console considers that a different site, it also considers the inclusion of www makes it a different site. You need to ...
Tony McCreath's user avatar
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Google Analytics is showing no visitors to website after website has been redesigned

If checking that the correct Google Analytics code is setup does not resolve this, then there is every likelihood that the robot.txt file is currently disallowing indexing of the site. This would be ...
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Are my website statistics more indicative than Google Trends?

Sounds like you've a decision to make about the direction and audience of your website. Are the keywords generating traffic also targeted to a certain niche audience, or are they general keywords ...
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Understanding of reCaptcha statistics

According to https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/invisible.html Since the launch of No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA, millions of internet users have been able to attest they are human with just a single ...
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Does Google offer any data about search queries languages per country?

Google doesn't release global search statistics and metrics such as languages used to search and they are considered proprietary and are used internally by Google to improve services. You can access ...
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How to prevent page counts by search indexers

Use your chosen language to detect the user agent. Most legitimate search engine crawlers have their own user agent to identify it as a crawler. Then you can simply ignore those user agents.
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