In ContentOverview you can see a table listing all visited pages of your tracked site. Next to the URL path there is a little icon:

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If you click it, a popup loading the corresponding page is opened.

However, instead of example.com/page/2 (the real URL), it opens example.com//page/2 (notice the double slash), which returns a 404.

Why is that? How can I fix it?

In Property settings, my site default URL is noted without a trailing slash (http://example.com). I had a trailing slash there before, removed it, but it didn't fix the problem.

2 Answers 2


Make sure the Website URL in the Profile Settings doesn't have a trailing slash.

Th urls on the report links are created with the configured profile Website URL + the page path. So you probably have a trailing slash there.

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    Thanks, that worked. Didn't find this setting before (I only found "Property settings" where is also a Website URL field).
    – unor
    Commented Jan 22, 2013 at 0:54
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    7 years later and this configuration bug is still biting.
    – mpoisot
    Commented Feb 12, 2020 at 20:52

This setting is now (2022) located at Admin (settings)/view settings in Google Analytics.

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