tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post4869418643716824356..comments2016-05-06T18:44:33.019-07:00Comments on YJL: Full referrer URL in Google Analytics reportsYu-Jie Linhttps://plus.google.com/115422682039760465813noreply@blogger.comBlogger25125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-5059408243733968452012-10-10T01:26:28.610-07:002012-10-10T01:26:28.610-07:00Only works for new data. It&#39;s because how the ...Only works for new data. It&#39;s because how the filter works. Any changes on filters of a profile will only take effective on new data, the existing data will remain unchanged.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-18040200236144406532012-10-09T14:07:04.124-07:002012-10-09T14:07:04.124-07:00Hi, I was wondering if this works retro-actively a...Hi, I was wondering if this works retro-actively as well or only with new referrals? Not sure if GA stores the whole url? Thanks so much! ufo123noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-21177947021745630112012-07-11T23:12:32.196-07:002012-07-11T23:12:32.196-07:00I think your comment somehow triggered Disqus spam...I think your comment somehow triggered Disqus spam detection, luckily Disqus still sent me an email notification despite the comment had been marked.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-13314713206787049962012-07-11T23:06:10.997-07:002012-07-11T23:06:10.997-07:00Thx, there are some strange space characters and I...Thx, there are some strange space characters and I think it&#39;s the reason why the filters don&#39;t work.<br /><br /><br />Thx so much.<br /><br /><br />P.S. Strange, I seldom leave comment. May be one reasone is I just click on one attachment and the browser bring me to the photo, when I click back, the unfinish comment disappear and I need to make a new comment and retype again. I think this action mark me as a spammer.Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-47367326832832749702012-07-11T22:56:08.972-07:002012-07-11T22:56:08.972-07:00Could you check your RE and see if there are some ...Could you check your RE and see if there are some strange space characters? I found you copy and paste, that would be the case.<br /><br />PS. your comment was marked by Disqus as spam, weird.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-88497494158798088482012-07-11T22:42:32.232-07:002012-07-11T22:42:32.232-07:00Hi, I toke some time to let the filter run (over 4...Hi, I toke some time to let the filter run (over 48hr), but I still found some filter may not work.<br />as you see, there&#39;s still www.facebook.com and http://www.google.com.hk/imgres haven&#39;t filter out.<br />and I attach this profile filter list. Is there anything I missing?Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-48276086993720483392012-07-10T23:20:01.280-07:002012-07-10T23:20:01.280-07:00The RE won&#39;t work for m.facebook.com (you can ...The RE won&#39;t work for m.facebook.com (you can remove www\. part for that kind of URL) but should work for the rest l.php shown in that screenshot.<br /><br />Please wait for daily data reset to make sure, I haven&#39;t seen any of facebook redirection in my report. Wait patiently.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-7375873779211420072012-07-10T23:08:35.754-07:002012-07-10T23:08:35.754-07:00This links are like this https://lh6.googleusercon...This links are like this<br />https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Ewk4TziXVi8/T_0YN08pv0I/AAAAAAAAtHE/OGefSAzZifI/s521/facebook.jpgEnterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-33860401611207488792012-07-10T22:29:26.828-07:002012-07-10T22:29:26.828-07:00Did the regular expression match the URL?Did the regular expression match the URL?livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-73640181182848761182012-07-10T19:45:57.958-07:002012-07-10T19:45:57.958-07:00Thx, let me try again. and does the no-redirecti...Thx, let me try again.<br /><br /><br />and does the no-redirection filter will drop traffic record from facebook?<br />I found the traffic from facebook still thereEnterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-87495123084666543392012-07-09T23:00:14.496-07:002012-07-09T23:00:14.496-07:00They could be leftover before the filters take eff...They could be leftover before the filters take effective or leftover within same calendar date.<br /><br />When you do something to filter, what data are already in the date will still be there. They may confuse (or trick) you to think filters are not working when you read the report.<br /><br />That&#39;s why I mentioned &quot;create a new profile&quot; in previous profile, it&#39;s to make sure no such data appear.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-22456784324482557602012-07-09T19:53:00.593-07:002012-07-09T19:53:00.593-07:00Thx, but I have another problem, I found that &quo...Thx, but I have another problem, I found that &quot;no google&quot; did filtered out most traffic from google but I still found &quot;http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=&quot; in the table.<br />And I also found 1 (not set) too, (total have 3 if not use filter), now I will try use both inclue . &amp; exclude ^$, to see will it filter all (not set) link.Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-10941482340596075232012-07-09T00:26:54.264-07:002012-07-09T00:26:54.264-07:00Sure, go ahead.Sure, go ahead.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-55552603674260700782012-07-09T00:22:31.705-07:002012-07-09T00:22:31.705-07:00Thx so much, I will try it again. May I wrote a tu...Thx so much, I will try it again.<br />May I wrote a tutorial to teach orther in Chinese?<br />(I will state quote from your site and link to this page)Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-72320249367882271932012-07-09T00:03:22.303-07:002012-07-09T00:03:22.303-07:00I believe you are right, IIRC I did mess up the fi...I believe you are right, IIRC I did mess up the filter but I didn&#39;t update the post after I fixed, please see the new update section.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-48781995003433004522012-07-08T18:27:34.505-07:002012-07-08T18:27:34.505-07:00Hi livibetter, I think I found out the problem, ...Hi livibetter,<br /><br /><br />I think I found out the problem, it&#39;s the &quot;no search&quot; filter remove all traffic.<br /><br /><br />Here are some screen cap of User-Defined result:<br /><br /><br />https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-nFbIL9A1cC8/T_owHiBftHI/AAAAAAAAADI/y4-DGJWGhcI/s1030/have+google.JPG<br /><br />This one have &quot;no search&quot; and &quot;no redirection&quot;, as you see all traffic filtered out.<br /><br /><br />https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-LbrM0o9t8zA/T_owHhjTvHI/AAAAAAAAADM/CGjJskZpn_8/s1055/have+redirection.JPG<br /><br />This one have &quot;no search&quot; and &quot;no google&quot;, it&#39;s still no traffic<br /><br /><br />https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-FYKyMkGURTQ/T_owHslx5TI/AAAAAAAAADQ/qAwyBf8Qma0/s943/have+search.JPG<br /><br />This one have &quot;no google&quot; and &quot;no redirection&quot;, it can record the referral traffic, like from forum &quot;uwants&quot; and &quot;discuss.com.hk&quot;, but it also record the traffic from google, so I think &quot;no google&quot; and &quot;no search&quot; are not working.Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-71236804711047466122012-07-07T10:18:27.669-07:002012-07-07T10:18:27.669-07:00ic, thx so mush I just tested about 6hr. May be I ...ic, thx so mush<br />I just tested about 6hr. May be I should wait some time first.Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-77948487879663502862012-07-07T10:15:46.484-07:002012-07-07T10:15:46.484-07:00How long did you wait for? It&#39;s better you cre...How long did you wait for? It&#39;s better you create a new profile when you are testing filters, you have no way to tell when newly added filter has been effective or removed filter has not.<br /><br />When you add or remove one from a set of filter, it will be very confusing, because you can&#39;t tell. Adding or removal of filter won&#39;t be effective right away, usually hours after.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-85287426803681672232012-07-07T10:04:02.760-07:002012-07-07T10:04:02.760-07:00Thx so much I am still testing those value, but I ...Thx so much<br />I am still testing those value, but I think (not set) with include . is not working to me.<br />My default report without this value can show all referral, but the one with this value doesn&#39;t record any traffic.<br />Now I am trying Exclude Type with ^$, I hope it will work.Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-85114008730316596362012-07-07T07:19:36.402-07:002012-07-07T07:19:36.402-07:00No. The data being filtered will not be kept in th...No. The data being filtered will not be kept in the <b>profile</b>, that&#39;s why my first step is to &quot;Create a new profile.&quot;<br /><br />Create a new profile under same property-ID (UA-number), so you can still have original data in original profile. Read third paragraph, it&#39;s explained.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-17866253539794962172012-07-07T06:25:24.910-07:002012-07-07T06:25:24.910-07:00Thx May I ask if I filter out some traffic like no...Thx<br />May I ask if I filter out some traffic like no google, no search, no redirection.<br />It will just drop the record or google analytic will keep it but not show in the custom report?Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-58889021205618668142012-07-07T04:52:56.655-07:002012-07-07T04:52:56.655-07:00May or may not. The filters above do not take Goog...May or may not. The filters above do not take Google+ URL into account, it depends on how the link looks and what filter you use.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-55660381279493559252012-07-07T04:37:57.514-07:002012-07-07T04:37:57.514-07:00Will it include plus.google.com?Will it include plus.google.com?Enterpr1sehttp://www.enterpr1se.info/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-77489481370340525752012-04-18T09:02:34.784-07:002012-04-18T09:02:34.784-07:00You need either &quot;Has Query String&quot; or &q...You need either &quot;Has Query String&quot; or &quot;Referrals Only&quot;  filter as mentioned above.livibetterhttp://yjl.im/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3803541356848955053.post-63562153945501171602012-04-18T07:54:00.192-07:002012-04-18T07:54:00.192-07:00Very nice! Thank you so far!!!! This is what I was...Very nice! Thank you so far!!!!<br />This is what I was looking for.<br />I followed your explanations, but got only (not set) for every link of report?<br />Wonder where it comes from?Jacknoreply@blogger.com