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Direct traffic due to server side redirection

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When a user from EU region gets into our .com domain, we redirect(server side redirection) them to our EU domain. Now suppose if a user from EU region searches for our product, our .com domain is listed in organic results. So if he clicks that link he gets redirected to EU domain. But the problem here is, these are tracked as direct traffic instead of Google Organic in Google Analytics. So, Let us know how to resolve this issue and help us fix it once and for all.

Direct traffic due to server side redirection

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Hi bharani a

 

Please check the following two points first.

 

- Is it really redirected on the server side?

- Does not anything that transits from https to http in the redirect.

 

 

Even during server-side redirects, referrers are not sent on https to http transitions.

Direct traffic due to server side redirection

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Hi, one workaround could be to use UTM parameters in your redirect URL. So when the server is redirecting to the other property, you could add the relevant UTM params. 

Direct traffic due to server side redirection

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1: Yes

2: No, It does not have any https <=> http redirects

Direct traffic due to server side redirection

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I just ran into this same exact thing with a client. The only way around that I've found it is to follow the suggestion from kidakaka - use UTM parameters on the redirection. That requires someone that knows how to get the data you need from the headers, create the proper redirect parameters, then do the redirect. From the analysis side, you probably also want to somehow tag the visitor to know that they followed that route.