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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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How does changing the username affect the profile page SEO?

Assuming twitter.com/myusername becomes a Not Found page - search engines don't like lots of broken links, which is why many websites prevent (or limit) username changes. For example, Google gives ...
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Is a screen name considered personal data under the GDPR?

I'm no lawyer, but under the current UK Data Protection Act, personal data is broadly defined as: "any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an ...
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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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What is the Google Analytics cookie expiration?

Depending on what cookie you mean exactly, 2 years would probably be the answer you're looking for based on this source: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-...
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How to get Google Analytics histogram of users duration (lifespan) during certain period

The closest thing in Google Analytics is the Frequency and Recency report. It can be found by navigating to "Audience" -> "Behavior" -> "Frequency and Recency". It doesn't give you exactly what you ...
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95% of visits in Hostname report are from my sites domain, not the IP addresses and host names of clients

The hostname report in Google Analytics is about the server's hostname, it's the hostname where the GA tracking code was run, which is why you should see your own hostname. Google Analytics does not ...
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Can I create a Google Analytics report for events related to high-frequency users?

You can solve this by creating a new segment in Google Analytics. In the segment you go to Advanced and pick Conditions. Now you create a filter. In the drop down pick "Count of Sessions" and then ...
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Google Analytics - Show logged in users and user status

I don't think that is possible via real time reports. Real time reporting offers a limited set of data and standard ga segments do not work with real time reporting. To see what is offered by the ...
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To know how many unique users view a page should I look at "users" or "new users" in Google Analytics?

There are a few things to know to understand the User numbers. A "User" is determined by a cookie set by GA. Two people sharing a computer and using the same browser will count as one User, and ...
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Which user should serve web pages

The account directory should look something like. MyAcct > logs > www <--- this is what is public. > cgi <--- common CGIs that can be used but use private not public data....
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Which user should serve web pages

I don't use CPANEL at all, however I have strong grasp of web servers and security arrangement. Its not a fantastic arrangement, but its not atrocious either, and the impact depends on a lot of other ...
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Can DHIS2 provision users in advance and then have them log in using OAuth2?

Using the power of sitesearch on duckduckgo :) 1.48.3. User account create and update gives the webapi format to create a user
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Google Analytics Retroactively Corrects Data?

"Processing latency is 24-48 hours. Standard accounts that send more than 200,000 sessions per day to Analytics will result in the reports being refreshed only once a day. This can delay updates ...
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Earliest / easiest to implement way to detect browser, version, and screen size?

First, I think what you should be looking at here is users, sessions, and engaged sessions x traffic from paid channels. You can drill that down by source to understand where exactly they're coming ...
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Is it common practice to customize marketing page content for different types of users?

It's one thing to craft targeted pages for Small Business, Enterprise, and Individuals, but it sounds like you understand it's another thing to create multiple pages that "leave much of the content ...
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Can I set up a Google Analytics view that filters out anyone with a user-id tagged on them?

If you are capturing the user-id and sending it as a user scoped custom dimension, then you will be able to apply a filter to a View to exclude the users assigned a value for that particular custom ...
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Website is pushed away by (porn) advertising

One of two things had happened: malicious code has been placed on your site, or more than likely you're using a non reputable ad source, or didn't configure your ad preference correctly For instance, ...
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Segmentation of user who have visited a certain page during a time period

I think segments are the way to get at what you want; segments are the only way I know to connect specific user behavior across sessions (cohort analysis may get there, but it currently cannot scope ...
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GDPR & Outdated Browsers

The GDPR law only affects when you manage user's data. You should check your Analytics report and see if the traffic with old browsers is relevant. If not, I'll warn those users to upgrade the ...
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Identify daily and monthly active users in Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics "Users" refers to active users. Google won't count a user in reports unless they are active. You can change the time period of the "Audience Overview" report to see the count ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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How to get Google Analytics histogram of users duration (lifespan) during certain period

I use BigQuery now for these kind of things. I have set up my apps to export the hits to BigQuery, this is possible on recent versions of Google Analytics (I believe they call it v4). And if you want ...
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What is the correct implementation of personal URL addresses, like in social networks, i.e facebook.com/username?

1) Facebook, for example, used to give you a numeric (i.e. 1000000001) id, now i guess they automatically establish you one (alphanumeric) related to your name/etc at first, and don't change. The old (...
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Sudo mandatory for system() or exec() from PHP 5

The most secure thing to do in this instance is to prevent these temporary user accounts from having sudo access on the server. If they are able to upload a PHP file to the server and run it through ...
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Dealing with illegal user-submitted content

Simply state that it is your legal and ethical duty to uphold the integrity of your company by not affiliating yourself either directly or indirectly with any form of illegal activity (child ...
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How to populate a social-focused website

A common but not to well accepted practice is to duplicate content from a variety of other sources to kickstart the process. Another more accepted method is to preload the site with a range of "fake" ...
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