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How automatically to see traffic for each post in Jekyll blog?

I recently migrated to Jekyll from WordPress / Blogger and what I miss most is easy traffic statistics. I embed Google Analytics code into Jekyll, but I can only see overall traffic. When I want to ...
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Comparing Multiple Properties in Google Analytics

What is the best way/tool to get a snapshot of stats across multiple websites in GA? I have 20 or so related websites, and need to be able to compare unique visitors / total visitors etc at a glance. ...
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GA, merging results for many subpaths

Recently I got access to Google Analytics account for a certain web application. This web application is multilingual, and language is specified as the first part of the URL path component, ie.: /eng/...
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How can I use the same Google Analytics dashboard across my profiles

I track multiple sites from the same Google Analytics login. I took the time to setup custom widgets on the dashboard of one of the profiles thinking that I could somehow set it as the default ...
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Make an exact replica of a view (excluding data) in Google Analytics?

Is there a way to make an exact replica of a View in Google Analytics? Based on the documentation here (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3256366?hl=en&fbclid=...
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Google Analytics 4 conversions don't show up in Google Ads account

I started a Google Analytics account from my personal account and I started Google Ads from my company account. I set up GA4 events in my website and marked them as conversions in Google Analytics. My ...
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GA4 see metrics from deleted data-stream

I have deleted a data stream from my GA4 property, but I can still see it's metrics on my reports. According to this site: All of the data collected by the stream will also be erased, and you will ...
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Google Analytics 4 - Get URLs of visited pages

After the update of 'Google Analytics' to 'Google Analytics 4' I can't find out - how to get list of URLs of visited pages by users. How to check it? I found some tutorials but it needs to generate ...
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Google Analytics events stopped tracking yesterday

Trying to determine why our event tracking in Google Analytics has virtually stopped working for us. We are on Shopify, but we have a few other third party apps that send events to our GA acct. All of ...
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How to calculate a conversion goal value for a large sample size?

I need to assign a conversion goal value for user actions made on a website. I have already processed the data for a sample size of 210 paid invoices. The statistical analysis of the income values can ...
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Google Analytics v4 tracking screen stay time

I am using Google Analytics v4(GA) to track each screen. How to check each screen stay time according to custom params "story_id"? eg. I setup one custom params "story_id". When ...
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Google Analytics: huge volume with (not set) location

For the past 2 weeks we noticed that a site got a huge volume of (not set) traffic (location). It's not every day, but on days it happens it's literally the main geo with 30% of the overall traffic! I ...
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Acquisition report missing from Google Analytics

I was able to see acquisition reports before few days but suddenly I can't see it anymore. I can see all the other data in other reports. Its a mobile app+web property.
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Can you turn off the anomaly dots in Google Analytics?

I would like to be able to view my graphs without the anomaly dots. Does anyone know how to turn them off?
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Google Analytics Campaign/Source/Medium Not Showing

I have a "short URL" MVC website that takes in an identifier and redirects the user to the end resource based on that identifier. Prior to the redirect I create a web request to Google Analytics (GA)...
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Google analytics - cohort breakdown by custom user property, property value is (not set)

I am having trouble with the cohort analysis in a Web+app Google analytics property, where we have custom user properties set up for our web and mobile apps. I would like to see a breakdown of users ...
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Google Analytics: Strange numbers - 0 page views, missmatching Time on Site and Session Duration

I got a hard time understanding these phenomena. This ist a screenshot of a custom report. I know I mixed page & session dimensions, still these numbers doesn't make sense to me. Background: ...
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Google Analytics: How to export all data for your account in GA?

I need to export all of the Google Analytics data for an account, but I'm not seeing any exportation options within neither the admin area nor in Takeout. Am I missing this or has Google just ...
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Cannot assign view permission for GA360 to Google Groups

When assigning permission to Google Groups, an error "Failed to register users" shows up. Not sure what is wrong behind the scene. As we do want to centralize our user management using solely Google ...
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Analytics gets hundreds of users, no hits and no way to filter

For the past week my GA has been getting random jumps of hundreds of 'active users' on my account, with 0 data to go with them. I get no new page hits, location data, events, or other data, just users....
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Google Analytics and Google Data Studio show a different 'Users' metric

There's a discrepancy between Google Analytics and Google Data Studio data. The metric "Users" displayed in Google Analytics is different from the one shown in Google Data Studio when I query the ...
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Tracking time spent viewing email in Google Analytics via a tracking pixel

So I'm experimenting with tracking email activity through Google Analytics. I can create a simple tracking pixel that indicates if the email has been opened and sends that event to GA like so: <...
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Create a regex for Google Analytics, to tack a specific US phone number that can be in multiple formats

I want to write a regular expression to tack a number in Google Analytics for a specific US phone number that supports the following formats: ###-###-#### (###) ###-#### ### ### #### ###.###.#### ...
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How to Content Group and Count based on URL alone in Google Analytics?

Say, these 5 urls are hit for my website(From a mobile device): http://example.com/a?user=abcd&page=123 http://example.com/a?user=efgh&page=456 http://example.com/a?user=abcd&page=456 http:...
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Different results between Google Embed API vs Query Explorer

I'm new to working with the GA Embed API. When I execute the following query: var timeline = new gapi.analytics.googleCharts.DataChart({ reportType: 'ga', query: { '...
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Change default sorting on Google Analytics' Dashboard page

We have implemented Google Analytics (GA) for our website and ended up creating 25 dashboards. The issue is every time I go to the Customisation => Dashboards on GA, it shows the dashboards sorted by ...
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How to download Google Analytics data for my web domain automatically

I have a web domain on which I use Google Analytics to track users. I want to be able to download a report for my domain automatically (by a server running a scheduled job) via a web API every day. I ...
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How to find the pageviews per country?

I need to know how to find the page views per country from Audience Section using Google Analytics. So, for example from 1/April to 30 April I need to see table like that Country PageViews ...
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Connecting Google Analytics with Custom Search Engine AdSense

I have a Custom Search Engine that I've created with AdSense. I've put that search engine as a site search in my Google Sites page. I've connected both the Custom Search Engine and the Google Site to ...
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How do I see visitors flow leading up to a particular page in Google Analytics

I like the visitors flow widget. I'd like to be able to enter a destination URL, and to see what led up to this. I know this can be done with goals, but can it be done without having set those up?
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Comparing Events to Screen Views in Google Analytics

I recently asked about comparing two events in Google Analytics (Comparing Events in Google Analytics). I have another issue now involving events. I'd like to compare screen views to events for my ...
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Repeating GA1.1 prefix on Google Analytics ClientID

I've noticed an increased amount of strange ClientID numbers in Google Analytics' User Explorer with a prefix GA1.1. In normal cases the ClientID is presented without the prefix. Examples: GA1.1.GA1.1....
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How to filter a Google Analytics report by url query params?

I try to aggregate the several variations depending on query values of a page to one result, so page.php, page.php?action=edit, page.php?action=history, ... is about the same page. Using a filter (see ...
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How to calculate an average for User retention by cohort in Retention for Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, when evaluating Retention; there are User retention cohorts. The graph displays a certain period, based on daily remuneration. I would need to calculate an average. Is there a way ...
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Google analytics multiple search parameters

In GA site search i need to track multiple search parameters under particular category, for eg. index.html?category=cloths&keyword=tshirt&color=blue&type=polo With GA site search setting I ...
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Same Google Analytics property on multiple domains

I have a case where I have essentially 2 domains running on the same platform, all share the same UA-123456 code. I'd like to have my reports show me the source domain. At the moment I cant really ...
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Can you scope GA4 to a subset of a website or a custom web component?

We are working on a new website widget that our clients will embed on their website. The widget renders as a popup and is built as a native web component. We are looking for ways to gather metrics on ...
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Can I find self-referer reports in Google Analytics?

I have a domain example.com And when I visit example.com/a then click a link to example.com/b - The document.referer would give me "http://example.com/a" value. However, is it possible to ...
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Events in Google Analytics 4 are sent twice

I have setup event in GTM with new parameter and I see the event sent twice in debug, then it is impossible to do any report with it. Can you help me? Define process: I decided to expand parameters ...
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How do I see the full content of a dimension in a Google Analytics custom report?

I'm using this custom report from the gallery called "Exceptions Report (by Ron Whitman RWDS.co)". Here's a screenshot of how it looks when I try to edit it: The problem is, that exception ...
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Small differences between data visible in Google Analytics panel and provided by Google Analytics API

I'm using a Google Analytics API to transfer data from Analytics to a Google Sheet. However, for data within the scope of the same filters and data range, I can see small discrepancies (~10%) between ...
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Redirecting Google Analytics traffic to another location?

I have a site with Google Analytics. Is there a way, when Google Analytics captures some data and makes its http request to send the data to wherever Google stores it, to send the page data to another ...
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Display Survicate survey results into a Data Studio dashboard (through Google Analytics events)

I'm trying to create a dashboard to display survey results. The survey was powered by Survicate and linked to Google Analytics through events. This allows to get more data on survey respondents. Then ...
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Does source/medium/campaign for a visitor remain as it was on the first visit?

If a visitor comes to my website for their first time from source A, but fires an event resulting in a goal conversion a couple days later having this time come from source B, which source will be ...
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Google Analytics funnel tracking traffic from another source

Here's the issue: I'm trying to setup a goal that tracks form completion (that ends up in payment for a service) in between subdomains. The funnel is as follows: step 1: a.domain.com (required ...
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Does Google Analytics campaigns URLs for apps count installs or open?

I built campaigns URLs for mobile app (android & iOS) using campaign URL builder but it seems that it only counts the installs action , not open app for example: when I click the link, I ...
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Create segment in Google Analytics from specific event

I may have painted myself into a corner here but, is there a way to create a segment from a specific event. I know that it is possible to create segments based on event label, action, and category, ...
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How can I send specific telco custom dimensions from datalayer into google analytics for ecommerce reporting?

I am trying to pass custom dimensions for an ecommerce journey on a website where the customer chooses their lucky (phone) number for a telco SIM purchase using the (ecommerce) datalayer. However, I ...
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Why Google is using "T" instead of "K" for x1000s?

In my Google analytics dashboard, I'm seeing 14T instead of 14K. Even though I'm not bothered by this, I'm just curious why this change is. It same case for the google play store as well. My ...
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Return a COUNT of goal completions this month *excluding today*

I'm trying to create a calculated field that adjusts our daily goal target for the remaining days in the month. My logic is: ((overall daily target * # of days in the month) - goal completions *...