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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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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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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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How to figure out the monthy views of your website via Google Analytics

So, really, the 'pageviews' is a more accurate barometer of our monthly visits, correct? No. Visits and Pageviews are by definition different things. A visit consists of at least one (usually more) ...
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How to motivate visitors to comment

I took a course back in the day on web marketing however I am no pro in that area. My opinion is, I think social media is hard to compete with left or right and I'm betting that's what is happening to ...
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Why Google Analytics does not count visits when browser does not load images

Google Analytics by default, uses image as the transport mechanism for sending hit data. So, for someone that has images disabled via the browser, then the information doesnt get sent. You can change ...
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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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Where to Send Non-Consenting Visitors?

Should non-consenting visitors be kicked out It depends on the use of the cookie, as this ICO page says: An online furniture store requires customers to consent to their details being shared with ...
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Bots trying to crawl non-existant movie related pages which appear to be from IMDB on my project management website

I have resolved this using a WAF custom page rule in Cloudflare. (http.user_agent contains "SemrushBot") Looks like it is working fine. Still don't know where SemrushBot was getting those ...
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Find users of a specific page with visit time in google analytics

You can view the Users in Audiance > User Explorer section: In that section, you will get the user information and on click of that individual user you can get all the pages he visited. And that ...
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Will human visitors visit through Amazon AWS?

Tough to say without more information, but possibilities you mentioned are likely. They could also be using a VPN and have a DynDNS setup using AWS maybe? If you check the user behavior and see if it ...
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How can Google Analytics report a high bounce rate and average time on page in minutes? What is the difference?

According to Google, a bounce rate is defined as: Bounce rate is single-page sessions divided by all sessions, or the percentage of all sessions on your site in which users viewed only a single ...
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Why tracking pixels opposed to JavaScript calls? Aren't there caching issues?

Here are a few reasons one might choose tracking pixels over a script: Images are less likely to be blocked on the client-side than scripts. You can easily prevent the pixel from being cached (and ...
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The Google Analytics frequency and recency reports shows more sessions than I have for a day

It doesn't mean you had 3,000 sessions today. It means that for the time range you are looking at, 3,000 users visited on one day, and had no returning sessions The next row for 1 means that ...
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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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Can Google Analytics label countries without data on the map?

This isn't a feature you can enable on GA per-say more a feature request to be made to Google which is outside the scope of this site. The easiest way to achieve what you are trying to do is to simply ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

Currently, you should be able to achieve this via a sequence segment. If you base the sequence on Users rather than Sessions, it will search across sessions for the same User, and match the ...
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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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Can I deactivate / reactivate Google AdSense at any time?

If your only site has a blogspot.com domain, not a custom domain, then your experience of AdSense is different - as described here: http://blogging.nitecruzr.net/2016/02/with-only-blogger-blog-do-...
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Preparing for a huge spike in traffic

Know this old, but very good question and wish I had good info on subject few years back... From time to time we have (school activity related) sites featured on TV networks. Since we operate on a ...
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