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Double Domain Issue in Google analytic

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Hi Expert,

Hope you all are doing well !!

 

I am getting double domain in Google analytic (www.example.comwww.example.com). Can you please help to get out of this issue.

 

Really appreciate your efforts.

 

TIA

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Hi Arun,

This is often due to an erroneous Default-Page entry in your Analytics view settings. Normally, just leave that field empty.

Christoph

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Thanks for you reply.

 

Is there any bad impact on my website or on website traffic ?

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No, the default page entry if done correctly just merges data from pages with and without default filenames in your page reports. No impact whatsoever on your website.

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Default page entry is already empty but I am continuously getting these issue form May 2016 onward.

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Okay. Any Analytics View filters modifying host or page URLs?

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Yes, this is the filter.

 

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That filter is okay - so it isn't a filter issue.

Do you see each page URL affected by that double-domain issue or only single ones?

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All pages having double domain issue..

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Hi Arun,

I have seen a couple of times that this hostname filter breaks things like the target links in Google Analytics. It’s not engineered well on Google’s part.

Google Analytics adds the hostname to create clickable URLs. It wouldn’t be too hard for them to include logic that checks for the presence of the hostname in a filter and alter its code, but that hasn’t happened to date.

 

Go to your test view and remove this filter and check this out again. I guess that the double domain issue will disappear.