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Traffic Attribution Issues

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Hi all,

I am really struggling with an issue I've never experienced before. I am testing all my tags/events/goals to make sure everything is working properly.


The good news is that everything is firing and my goals and events are collecting data.


The bad news is that my direct traffic is showing up as referral traffic. I've checked this from multiple browsers on multiple computers. I made sure my cache was cleared.


This is happening with five PDFs out of the entire site. All other PDFs are collecting data correctly.


Any suggestions on how to resolve this would be very much appreciated.




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Traffic Attribution Issues

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Can you post a link to the page where these PDFs are tracked?

What is the exact referral in GA?




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Traffic Attribution Issues

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Thank you for posting. Unfortunately, I'm not able to share any specific site information. If you have any general ideas I would appreciate it. Thanks.