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Duplicate Goal Completions

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I'm experiencing a high level of duplicate goals being tracked in my Analytics account. the problem appears to revolve round bookmarking or mobile device refreshing. Many of the goals are come through as entrance points which are hugely distorted my figures.

 

Is there a way or a filter which can help avoid this situation?

 

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Duplicate Goal Completions

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Hi James,

 

A goal completion can happen once per session.  If someone is coming back in another session to the goal completion location, then you have to handle this on the server side.  That is don't allow users to get to that page unless they've moved down that path or programmatically withhold the GA code. 

 

If you are using GTM, Simo has an excellent solution for receipt pages that you could also apply:

 

https://www.simoahava.com/gtm-tips/prevent-repeat-transactions/

 

 

Best,

 

Theo Bennett

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