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Couple of Specific Google Analytic Questions

     
9:28 pm on Jan 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



Hi guys, I have not been able to get any help over at Google Groups and in the past this community has been helpful so I thought I would give it a shot even though this isn't a Google Analytic forum.

Question 1: I have a number of 'double URL's' showing up in my reporting. They take the form of:

www.subdomain.reallycooldomainname.com/http://www.reallycooldomainname.com

Any idea as to why this sort of stuff shows up and does anyone know of a way to prevent it? My account is set up as follows:

Website URL: [reallycooldomainname.com...]
Default page: [reallycooldomainname.com...]

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Question 2.

I am having a hard time with REGEX and need some help with filtering out our development testing environment subdomains reporting from our Google Analytics report.

Any idea how to do this, I am completely stumped. So far, I have chosen from the filter manager, exclude all traffic from a website and then this in the domain section.

This one I am trying to just not have anything from dev3 display in my logs. I tried this after the one below did not seem to work.
^dev\.*

This is my first attempt. I am trying to exclude everything from the dev subdomain.
^dev\.widgets\.com

Here I am trying to exclude everything from the dev.red.widgets subdomain.

^dev\.red\.widgets\.com

None of this works so far. If anyone wants to write a great article for their web site or blog, I suggest giving a common sense explanation of REGEX with some examples of its use in English for the confused people like me out there.

Any help you could provide would be MUCH appreciated.

10:12 pm on Jan 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member



co-sign on this request. the include sub-domain filters as Google tells you to do them DO NOT work - anyone have info?
 

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