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Google Analytics and Alexa have nothing to do with one another. Alexa is a relatively meaningless metric which only shows an approximate traffic rank based on only users that have their browser toolbar/extension/site script installed. It can only measure statistics based on their own userbase so the real accuracy of Alexa ranking is considerably wayward. ...


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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 some sizes when the window loads. Some frameworks rely on that technique and it makes resized-on-the-fly window look pretty broken. When you are testing you ...


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It depends on the type of redirect. If you have a Javascript or Meta Refresh redirect with Google Analytics running on that page, then Google might track the page if the pause between loading the page, loading the Google Analytics tracking script and the redirect is long enough. If you have a server redirect, then no Javascript code is actually triggered ...


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No, unfortunately it's not literally 100,000 different people. More accurately, it's 100,000 different cookie values. A user can visit your site for the very first time and be counted with a first unique visit, but if they clear their cookies, or log in from a different computer, or do private browsing, then a subsequent visit would be "unique" again. So ...


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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 difference in numbers can be way off between counting visitors directly on your server and counting visitors through GA is because some guests (or more likely some ...


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The video that you have linked does not look like real time monitering it just looks like SSH and they are preforming SSH commands such as GREP and CURL, or they are viewing files that contain scripts and just scrolling down. It's worth mentioning that generally when news companies make videos they want the IT guys to look super smart and super geeky.. Its ...


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Google Analytics would be the most reliable. Edit I was being a bit lazy for not posting this, earlier, I realize that this comparison might help others (including myself!) All the services you mentioned offer javascript code based tracking. Alexa also does this in their Pro Plan, so do Quantcast and Compete. However, the data reported by all these ...


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Unless you see reported "Crawl Errors" or "Blocked URLs" then it would seem that missing graph data is simply "where the data is not available". However, Google does not appear to be particularly clear as to why these "gaps" occur, simply stating that it can take time for data to appear for new sites and to check the stats for both the www and bare domains (...


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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 should fix the issue.


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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't include users. You should be able to get a decent idea of page speeds by whatever metrics might be a deciding factor (new vs returning, for example) by ...


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You should set up a Goal. The goal should be {Thank you page URL} -> {Login page URL}. This does not require any code at all to be implemented in your page.


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Why don't you try Google Keyword Research Tool !! it will provide perfect insight about estimated search query and competition.


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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 that would look like: Its not 100% what you want but it should give you a better automated option. Otherwise, you can just pull up pages in Behavior - All ...


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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 space / CPU. The thresholds for Google Analytics are thus: Default reports are not subject to sampling. Ad-hoc queries of your data are subject to the ...


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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 been deprecated and doesn't include the No CAPTCHA). Passed CAPTCHAs including noCAPTCHAs reflects how many captcha tests succeeded. Failed CAPTCHAs reflect ...


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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 are on the site (unless you have excluded your IP), the tracking code is missing. Another thing you can do is to check the tracking code info in the admin ...


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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 than the value of New Users. The reason is that Sessions is not incremented in cases where a session only consists of non-interaction events. In contrast, ...


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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 the advanced filtration area on any individual report. However, for these particular two metrics, you can create a segment for the filtration you want. Instead ...


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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 click. So no-captcha is where you get something like this: Not sure which category would be the one I see rarely "click all the images with a car".


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Please open a support ticket & CloudFlare can assist. We recently made some changes to analytics to make them more stable and accurate, so that could be part of the issue there (we were having some issues with analytics over the past few months).


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Generally with any server-side language in play, your webpages are going to be created by the server directly and won't be duplicated by the CDN. Instead, a CDN is generally most effective when used on static assets like images, audio or video files, pdfs, word docs, etc. But most of all images, including the images in any page on the server. So you won't ...


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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 traffic goes to what page with and without forms. A rolling average may be OK to see a general trend of how your forms perform over time, given that forms don't ...


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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 this information for your site specifically by using Google Analytics to see the languages uses by your end users when they access your site.


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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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One thing that I have done is implemented logging of client side JavaScript errors to the server. See: Logging Clientside JavaScript Errors on Server This involves: Putting in a JavaScript function to catch all error events Firing off an AJAX call to the server in that function Creating a server side script to capture that output and log it Creating a ...


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You should filter your own ip address so it doesn't show up at the results. Although I am not familiar with webalizer, google analytics have this option if you go to the filters and add an exclude command for your ip adresses.


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I would suggest looking at the country itself and researching its most commonly spoken languages. I would advise against using the country's official language(s) because they are not always accurate to the population. Here's a great resource to get you started: World Factbook


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Assuming you have access, search your server's access logs for 4chan and the entry will include the URL. You could also try searching for your site with a site specific search on google yoursearchterm site:4chan.org.


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In addition to the commands that bybe mentioned, you can simply use this command to see all the hits to the webserver in the apache log file in real time as they happen: tail -F /var/log/apache2/access_log Then you can use <ctrl>-c to stop.


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This is a rather old question - but looking at the dates: Sometimes Google Analytics takes 24 hours to get the final numbers. Even though visits are usually almost correct right away, the page views and thus also the bounce rate are updated in the evening of the next day. If Tebb is still around: Can you have a look a the data again and tell us if it was ...


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